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It’s more than a mortgage; it’s your home. “One thing I have learned as a Mortgage Specialist is “home” means something different to everyone – to some it’s a place where they feel they belong,, to others it’s a comfortable place for family to gather, and yet for others it’s about securing their financial future. That’s what makes my job so rewarding; it’s more than a mortgage; it’s about helping people realize their dream of owning a home.” - Michelle Lokken For an innovative mortgage solution, with the advice you need to achieve your financial goals, visit one of our helpful and knowledgeable mortgage specialists.

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Attention Homeowners: Imagine a durable, versatile and attractive patio cover. One that delivers shade on hot days, protects your family from harmful UV rays and keeps your deck and outdoor furniture dry during a rainstorm. Suncoast Enclosures will custom build your louvered roof as an addition to your home/business or as its own free-standing patio cover. Our built-in guttering system effectively channels away rain runoff to prevent flooding and structural damage. The louvers are operated by a hand-held remote which is charged by an efficient solar panel. Open the louvers slightly to increase ventilation, or a full 180 degrees allowing maximum sunlight into your home. Suncoast Enclosures offers a screened-in, outdoor area that allows you to enjoy your deck, pool, spa or patio without the sense of being enclosed in an indoor space.

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Volume 1 Issue 3 www.refinedweyburn.com Editor Susan Gellert susang.refinedyorkton@gmail.com

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pring has sprung along with the newest issue of ReFined Weyburn & Area. Thank you for taking the time to read our latest issue! We’re grateful for the amazing people that live in the community that we call home. In this issue of ReFined, you will read about the talented Tenille Arts who got her start right here in Weyburn. This inspiring young woman is following her heart to make a name for herself in the music industry. We’re proud of our local gal and wish her luck in all that she chooses to do!

Design DeAnne Bell Jade Danyluik

Cover Photography Provided by Tenille Arts

Photography Christian Barker Photography Dodge Ford GM

You will be excited to get your yard ready for summer after reading our spring gardening and landscaping editorial. While you’re outside this spring, try our outdoor exercise routine. We also have a great editorial on ways to keep your pet healthy, something that is close to many of our hearts!

Images By Gillies

ReFined Weyburn & Area would like to welcome the newest member of our team, Monica Gilchrist. Please call her with any questions you have about marketing your business. Monica looks forward to hearing from you.

Susan Gellert

We at Refined love our jobs because we have the opportunity to sit down with the unique businesses in our area and learn about what they have to offer our readers. Please remember to let these featured businesses know that you read about them in ReFined. Thanks!

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Brooke Ward, Publisher

Vanessa Lanktree Photography www.agriculturemorethanever.ca

Contributing Writers Brook Thalgott Tobie Hainstock

Marketing Executive Monica Gilchrist monica@refinedweyburn.com 306.861.0943

Publisher Brooke Ward brooke@refinedweyburn.com 306.551.4789

Distribution & Subscriptions brooke@refinedweyburn.com

ReFINEd Weyburn & Area is published by ReFINEd Lifestyles Magazine Ltd. ReFINEd Weyburn & Area is independently owned and operated. Opinions expressed in ReFINEd Weyburn & Area are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the publisher or advertisers. ReFINEd Weyburn & Area does not assume liability for content. All rights reserved © ReFINEd Lifestyles Magazine Ltd. Reproduction in whole or part without permission is prohibited. For permission contact the publisher. 


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AT WEIMER’S HOMETOWN we will help you set your home apart and make it uniquely yours. From sofas and loveseats to your favourite recliner; we will help you find the furniture that fits your style. Find the perfect end tables or lamps and accessorize your rooms with wall art, vases, African art, pillows, plants, or mirrors to accent your décor. Area rugs also add a splash of colour and can add warmth to your rooms. At Weimer’s we strive to give you choices in furnishings and accessories; allowing you to personalize all the rooms in your home. See us to outfit your living room, bedroom, kitchen or even that new home theatre.


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TENILLE ARTS LOCAL ROOTS INTERNATIONAL TALENT

DEPARTMENTS

Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t. Johnny Depp

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STYLE & BEAUTY Spring Trends

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YOUR HEALTH Autism Awareness

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EVENTS Calendar of Events

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DINING GUIDE Salad in a Jar 101

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TRAVELSCAPES Jamaica

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FOCUS ON PETS Healthy Four Ingredient Dog Biscuits

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AT HOME Spring Gardening

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BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY Agriculture—Feeding Families

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COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT Weyburn Beavers

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MOTORING Dodge, GM and Ford


LOCAL CONTRIBUTORS Spring is in the air and we are excited to offer you some fabulous information about local businesses and events. I have enjoyed learning more about the different opportunities available in your vibrant communities. Thank you for letting me be apart of your community by helping share your stories throughout the pages of ReFined Weyburn.

Susan Gellert Editor

Monica Gilchrist

Doug Sully

Jon Gillies

Vanessa Lanktree

Tobie Hainstock

Mandi Mazer

DeAnne Bell

Jade Danyluik

Marketing Executive Weyburn

Freelance Writer Regina

Freeze Frame Photography Estevan

Freelance Writer Weyburn

Images by Gillies Weyburn

Freelance Designer Regina

Vanessa Lanktree Photography Weyburn

Freelance Designer Humboldt

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STYLE AND BEAUTY

Spring Style

MIDI SKIRT

By Susan Gellert

The midi skirt has stayed strong and can be paired with anything from sweaters to crisp poplin blouses to cropped jackets. While the silhouette is long enough to wear in an office environment, its fashion flexibility means it can go from work, to a night out, to a casual day of shopping with ease. SLIP DRESS OR PAJAMA SHIRT

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pring is time to get rid of the heavy winter outfits and to break out new colours and softer fabrics. Perhaps buying a complete new wardrobe isn’t in your budget this season. You can spice up your outfits by mixing in some carefully chosen separates as well as trendy accessories to refresh your look and help you to step boldly into this new season. Check out the following spring wardrobe additions:

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Yes, these were once for the bedroom only but boudoir dressing is in this season. Dress up a slip dress for a night out or layer it for a laid back weekend look. Whether in silk or classic cotton, a pajama shirt is the more casual alternative to the slip dress when it comes to boudoir style. The relaxed details on the pajama shirt add some flair to your look while the total ease of styling remains the same! SHIRTING STRIPES Add stripes to your wardrobe this season and think beyond the traditional

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button down shirt. This spring add stripes to everything from skirts and dresses to wide-leg trousers. It’s a great way to change up your look without getting too bold. MARLED KNIT SWEATER The sweater of the season is definitely the marled knit. With a texture that sits comfortably between a solid and a print, this is the simple outfit upgrader you’ve been missing. Though it is a more casual look, pair it with a pencil skirt or tailored trousers for work and then carry it into the evening with a pair of jeans. EXPOSED-SHOULDER TOP OR A TIE-NECK BLOUSE With deliberate skin baring cut outs, the exposed-shoulder top is the sexy style of the season. Styles with a high neckline and interesting shapes will make the strongest statement. Or go more demure with a tie neck blouse which can incorporate retro style seamlessly into a


modern wardrobe. Opt for soft flowing fabrics in a variety of colors and patterns. A BODYSUIT Layering is much simpler with a bodysuit, long sleeved or short, turtleneck or scoop; this seamless top will allow you to layer without the bunching of a classic t-shirt or tank. CROPPED JACKET A cropped jacket is a closet staple that pulls everything together. Need a little extra flair with your jeans or midi skirt or something to throw on over your slip dress at night? A great cropped jacket will be your favorite wardrobe addition this spring. SHOES IN MANY STYLES

seasons trend, shop for a chunky-heeled mule with the versatility to be your work go to and night out staple. Alternatively go for a pair of flat mules as your easy slip on and go spring essential. CAMEL COAT The neutral cover all for the season is definitely the camel coat. Choose a duster length, or reach for a shorter style—the key to this wardrobe staple is the color. Colorful enough to work with every look in your closet, camel is one of the few non-black hues that is a timeless essential. PAIR OF RAW-EDGED JEANS Raw edged denim stays strong for 2016 especially in a slim silhouette. The style

This is the year to invest in a pair of pointy-toe flats, casual enough to sport on the weekends, but dressy enough to style with a party dress. When it comes to weekend wardrobe staples, the sneaker is here to stay. Leave the bold for other parts of your wardrobe, and opt for bright-white lace-ups. Mules are this

is unfinished enough to add a little something edgy to your look, but not quite as casual as the ripped-up style of past seasons. BRIGHT BAG Whether you’re the kind of girl who reaches for colour in accessories on a regular basis or more of a neutral lover, this is the year to invest in that bright and bold bag. Yellow, red, pink, or green, keep it solid, but search for a bright bold color that will make you smile every time you pick it up. BOLD CHOKER NECKLACE AND SILVER JEWELRY A single piece of statement jewelry is the easiest way to change an outfit from casual to party ready. This season reach for a bold choker necklace that’s large in size, but simple and classic in style. No matter what your style choice in jewelry, this year is the year to go silver. The metallic hue offers a modern edgy look in every style, shape and size. STACKED WRIST ACCESSORIES Flaunt this Spring’s stacked wrist trend and take time to mix and match and combine watches, bangles and bracelets for a look that’s both contemporary and fun. Layering is a great way to add individuality to your look and to showcase your personal style.

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Thrilling Stores in By Tobie Hainstock Photos Doug Sully

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t’s a pet store! It’s a western apparel and modern fashion boutique! It’s a tack shop! The newest kid on the block in Estevan is Rodeo Dawg and it has everyone talking! After some rebranding, this exciting store has been changing the face of the retail community. “We are like three superstores in one,” comments Jennifer Warren, store manager. THE PET STORE Estevan’s premier pet store for dogs and cats, Rodeo Dawg offers a wide variety of top quality products to ensure your furry friend is happy and healthy.

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As a partner with the Prairie Animal Health Centre (PAHC), Rodeo Dawg places your pet’s health at top priority. By offering the best quality veterinarian exclusive food, your dog or cat can be assured that they are getting what they need for a well balanced diet. “Because we know how much pets love their favourite food, we guarantee that we will always have Royal Canin Adult, Royal Canin Dental, Orijen Adult and Orijen Regional Red brands in stock. In fact, if something happens that we don’t have your 15-kilogram bag, we will give you a free small bag,” states Warren. She goes on to say that they will deliver the larger bag straight to your door when it comes.

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Rodeo Dawg, in association with the PAHC, also hosts regular pet health seminars at the store on a regular basis. These seminars cover such topics as dental care, exercise and more. Rodeo Dawg also carries a large variety of pet toys, beds, mats, leashes and more to keep your little buddy active and comfortable. FASHION FOR ALL When looking for the latest in western and modern fashion and accessories; Rodeo Dawg has great looking styles for the whole family. Ladies, choose from incredibly popular brand names such as Ranch Dress’n and Miss Me. “We are also pleased to be the first in Saskatchewan to carry Kimes Ranch Apparel,” notes Warren. Your junior cowboy or cowgirl will definitely look stylish whether competing or hanging out with their friends. Fashion for the guys is never forgotten especially when it comes to outer wear and work wear with brands like Wrangler and Cinch. Rodeo Dawg carries an outstanding selection of hats, boots and jewellery that they keep freshly updated on a regular basis by great names like American Hat Company and Montana Silversmiths. YOUR TACK SHOP The staff at Rodeo Dawg are also experienced riders and ropers. Whether looking for saddles, pads, horse boots, bridles or any other type of tack or equipment; you can count on them to bring in the best selection of top name brands such as Dynamic Edge by Fallon Taylor and 5 Star Equine Products. “We have a lean and mean inventory of rope and only have fresh ropes in stock,” adds Warren. Second hand ropes are also available for practice and ranch work. NEW BEGINNINGS Everyone at Rodeo Dawg is thrilled to be part of this sensational business. “We have so much vision for the store,” says Warren, “It’s exciting to serve our customers in this newly rebranded store and we’re looking forward to it for years to come.” Rodeo Dawg 501 Nesbit Drive, Estevan, 306.634.3755

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For the

Jewels

in your life

CELEBRATE MOTHER’S DAY

MAY 8TH

YORK JEWELLERS has classic to contemporary styles of jewellery in all different types of metals to fit any budget. They can customize or create the perfect gift to commemorate the special people and moments in your life. Give a lasting and memorable gift this Mother’s Day!

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Making Dreams Reality

Photos By Vanessa Lanktree Photography

Let the professionals at Elite Kitchens & Decor make your vision a reality. Our team can assist you with quality selections to fit any budget. 306.848.0290 | 123 2 Street NE Weyburn | elitekitchens@sasktel.net |


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KNOWLEDGE IS POWER

Educate Yourself During Autism Awareness Month By Susan Gellert

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early a quarter century ago, the Autism Society launched a nationwide effort to promote autism awareness, inclusion and self-determination for all, and to assure that each person with Autism Spectrum Disorder was provided the opportunity to achieve the highest possible quality of life. For many years work has been done in large and small communities to ensure that available services and programming supported all individuals living with autism. This April, during Autism Awareness month, let’s expand this work to focus on the rest of us – ensuring acceptance and inclusion in schools and communities that results in true appreciation of the unique aspects of all people. Together we can get one step closer to a society where those with ASD are truly valued for their unique talents and gifts. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Studies have shown that there is no one cause of autism just as there is no one type of autism. Over the last five years researchers have ABOVE: Jayden Johnson from Margo ,SK is the national ambassador for "Autism Speaks Canada " pictured with his parents Lee and Kerrie Johnson.

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Saskatoon's "Walk now for Autism Speaks" Canada.

made significant strides in understanding both what causes autism and what it looks like through the ASD. According to Autism Speaks, most cases of autism appear to be caused by a combination of autism risk genes and environmental factors influencing early brain development. Autism appears to have its roots in very early brain development. However, the most obvious signs of autism and symptoms of autism tend to emerge between 2 and 3 years of age. Early intervention has been proven to improve later outcomes for people with ASD. While every child develops differently and hits milestones at varying ages there are some distinct red flags to watch for which may indicate that your child is at risk for an autism spectrum disorder. Do your research and learn what to watch for and collaborate with your doctor early if you have concerns. The biggest step is to educate yourself and the people around you. Knowledge is power, and the more you know, the more capable you’ll feel about helping your child and yourself. Learn to be the best advocate you can be for your child. Getting involved with autism advocacy is empowering and productive. Be open and honest about the disorder. In the end your experience with

Jasmyn and David Helfrick

autism may end up teaching you and your family profound life lessons you would not have otherwise learned. Each individual with autism is unique and many of those on the autism spectrum have exceptional abilities in visual skills, music and academic skills. About 40 percent have average to above average intellectual abilities. Take time to celebrate the victories your child achieves. Love your child unconditionally and take great pride in each small accomplishment. Autism is different for each person, there is no one size fits all, and what you think it will look like or be like is often not what reality is. Remember that you are not alone! Living with autism is challenging, but if you look closely nearly everyone has something difficult to face in their families and the key to facing challenges is to receive non-judgemental support and encouragement. A person on the Autism Spectrum Disorder has a life story that isn’t better or worse than anyone else’s, it’s just different and different is ok. Information gained in part from Autism speaks website, the Autism Society and Families living with ASD.

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Start Your Weight Loss Journey for Only

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he knowledgeable staff at Old Fashion Foods care about you and your health goals. They will take the time to answer your questions and direct you to the products that best fit your needs. One of the products they are excited to share with you is Garcinia Cambogia.

In North America, roughly two out of every three adults is either overweight or obese, putting them at increased risk of a range of serious health conditions. Successful weight management is an important long-term health goal, but if you’re finding it hard to achieve healthy and sustainable weight loss, it

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in superior amounts and are known for the many health benefits they provide. Chia seeds contain highly concentrated amounts of essential fatty acids, protein, dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. ( Weber). The potent antioxidants in chia seeds act synergistically with the fatty acids, vitamins and minerals to optimize cell function and to protect against illness and disease. Chia Factors are gluten free, organic and vegan. Whole chia seeds are stable and have a long shelf life due to their high antioxidant content. Chia seeds are highly digestible; because the shells are easily broken down and even when swallowing whole, grinding is not required.

could be time to turn to natural products for a little extra help. Natural Factors Garcinia Cambogia is a non-GMO formula containing 750 mg of superior quality Garcinia Cambogia per tablet. Garcinia Cambogia is a fruit of the tamarind family and has been shown to combat food cravings and help burn off stubborn fat. It promotes a feeling of fullness, helping you to decrease your intake of calories, and increases fat metabolism, helping you to achieve your target weight more easily. Garcinia Cambogia fruit rind extract contains a rich natural source of Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA), a compound that inhibits the activity of an enzyme that converts dietary carbohydrates into fat and sugars.

control appetite. As such, Garcinia Cambogia acts as a natural, stimulantfree appetite suppressant to help you stick to a reduced calorie diet and achieve your weight loss goals. At Old Fashion Foods they know that with today’s hectic lifestyle and high demands, a healthy balanced diet rich in natural whole foods can be a challenge. They have the knowledgeable staff and high-quality products you need to take care of yourself including the super food called chia seeds made by Natural Factors. Naturally nutritious chia seeds supply nutritional ingredients

Gram for gram, chia seeds contain more omega-3 fatty acids than flaxseed, more fiber than bran, more protein than soy, more calcium than milk, more potassium than bananas, more iron than spinach, more antioxidants than blueberries and the list goes on. Chia Factors can help revitalize and energize, and can provide superior antioxidant protection to fight against aging, illness and chronic disease. Ask the knowledgeable staff at Old Fashion Foods about these great products today and start your journey to better health.

Old Fashion Foods 405 Souris Ave N E Weyburn 306. 842.3003 oldfashionfoods.com

The underlying mechanism for Garcinia Cambogia’s appetite-suppressing effect appears to be the ability of HCA to increase levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin in the brain in a dose-dependent manner.* Serotonin is associated with increased feelings of satisfaction and an improved ability to curb cravings and *Journal of Medicine, 35(1-6), 33-48.

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Making a

Higher Conscious Connection

Higher Conscious Connections Spring & Summer 2016 Class & Meditation Schedule Tuesday, March 15 Meditation With the Elementals Thursday, March 24 Full Moon Meditation Tuesday, March 29 Messages from the Archangels Group Session Thursday, April 7 Fairy Creation Evening Tuesday, April 12 Healing Meditation with Archangel Raphael Sunday, April 17 Past Life Regression Workshop Thursday, April 21 Full Moon Meditation

GET THE MOTHER’S IN YOUR LIFE a meaningful gift this mother’s day. For the month of May Higher Conscious Connections is offering a 20% discount on all services to honour mothers. Mothers looking to treat themselves with a service will also receive 20% off.

Tuesday, April 26 Past Life Group Meditation Thursday, May 5 Messages from the Archangels Group Session Tuesday, May 10 Flower Meditation Saturday, May 14 Introduction to the Spiritual Realm Class Thursday, May 19 FREE: Meditation With Archangel Azrael Tuesday, May 24 Meditation with Mother Earth Saturday, May 28 Mediumship Workshop Thursday, June 2 Dragon Meditation Tuesday, June 7 Buffalo Stone Meditation Tuesday, June 21 Meditation With the Elementals

For times and more information, please go to our Facebook page or contact Colleen at 306.861.2648

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OLYMPIA FITNESS

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Michelle Schmidt Registered Massage Therapist, NHPC member Massage Therapy is essential for maintenance of tissue health, as well as prevention of injuries. Specializing in relaxation, deep tissue/therapeutic, cranial sacral and hot stone massage • Benefits: helps improve vascular and lymphatic flow within the body, helps people become aware of how they move in their personal space, and tune into their bodies to recognize when problems are evident • Gift certificates available CALL TODAY 306.891.9622 Monday to Friday Located at Olympia Fitness

Lydia Niemegeers Low Intensity Laser Therapy Completely safe with no adverse side affects. BioFlex Laser Therapy is clinically proven to eliminate pain and accelerate healing. BioFlex Laser Therapy has been approved by the FDA, Health Canada and includes more than 30 standard protocols for the treatment of a wide range of medical conditions. Low Intensity Laser Therapy can help with the following issues: • • • •

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Horses Can’t Talk But They Can Speak if you Listen

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By Susan Gellert

ometimes hearing the same information over and over has no impact but when you apply it and learn in an interactive ‘out of the box way’, the knowledge becomes ingrained and has incredible value. Rising Hoofs Adventure has a unique way to create learning environments that have had amazing results throughout North America. There probably haven’t been a whole lot of classroom settings in the area that have had a horse as a teacher, but why not. “We are a program that lets the horse do the teaching. Our facilitators are trained specifically to look for openings during the weekly sessions to assist participants in reading the horse and their partner,” explains owner and facilitator Gina Bowler. The teachers at Rising Hoofs Adventure are 1200–1500 pounds each and simply can’t be pushed around. Working alongside their teachers on the ground, participants have to step up and become

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the leader. If a horse doesn’t have a leader they become a leader. This simply means their senses are highly astute. They can hear your heart beat and they will react to the slightest changes within a team—allowing facilitators to find those “teachable moments.” This one of a kind Equine Assisted Learning Program is a fun, creative, educational method to develop life skills with positive results and lasting memories. Their program includes positive reinforced interaction that helps people make better life choices with incredible results and really “Changes Lives through Horses”. A horse consistently reacts to the participant’s internal emotions. They don’t judge, they are honest, they do not lie and they provide instant and honest feedback. Participants learn to read a horse’s body language and interpret what a horse is telling them through their eyes, ears, body and tail.

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“Horses can’t talk but they can speak if you listen,” says Gina. Horses have a lot to teach us, but they are also a lot like us. Herds to horses are teams to people. Horses require a leader that they trust and respect, just like we would love to have in the workplace, the classroom and at home. These parallels give us the ability to correspond everything that happens to real life situations so that what you learn really sticks! Quite simply, the horse does the teaching; facilitators are there to offer explanation and provide guidance as they work through the solution. Working together with horses creates memories and lasting lessons that can be fully applied to all areas of one’s life and the retention and application lasts far longer than traditional ‘book learning’. Participants learn trust and respect, social skills, empathy, kindness, communication, teamwork and cooperation and these lessons can be applied in all areas of their

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Too often, we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. –Leo F. Buscaglia lives. Working with the horses as a group from either a school or work environment can help build ongoing communication skills and advance projects in the classroom or workplace. “Anyone willing to learn and better themselves and learn valuable life skills is welcome to participate. Parents, teachers, business owners, grandparents, children, people who have never even touched a horse … these programs are all for you! No goal or dream is too big if you are willing to achieve it!” In this exciting, fun atmosphere valuable life skills are learned with the assistance of our Certified EAL (Equine Assisted Learning) facilitators and our Equine partners. This nationally certified program, with its customized curriculum provides essential skills such as leadership, teamwork, communication, respect, mutual trust and empathy. The Equine Assisted Learning Program is the only Nationally Recognized Program of its kind! Based on the BuildingBlock Method™ of learning, built by Tamara Mackinnon, these programs have been able to reach youth throughout Canada! Rising Hoofs Adventure works closely with their mentors at Equine Connection, Kari Fulmek and Carolyn Charles, who have equipped the local facilitators to effectively deliver each day’s objective efficiently and safely, while having a fun and an interactive atmosphere. Start your new life adventure today at Rising Hoofs Adventure. You don’t have to be a horse person or an experienced rider to participate as all the learning is done on the ground. With the gentle giants as teachers, everyone can learn. Rising Hoofs Adventure 25 km west of Weyburn on Highway 13 306.861.1569 www.risinghoofsadventureltd.ca

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Rising Hoofs will be hosting an open house on May 7th from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at their location 25 km west of Weyburn on Highway 13 (watch for signs). Highlights for the open house will include a tour of the site, EAL in action, door prizes, a BBQ and fun-filled activities. Dress for the weather and ensure you have on comfortable, closed-toed shoes or boots. For more information on upcoming events or programming check out www.risinghoofsadventureltd.ca.

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Outdoor Fitness With the snow finally disappearing and grass starting to appear, getting outside to exercise seems more appealing. To switch things up this season pick a few days to take your workout outside. Go for a walk or a run or try the workout below. Whatever you choose just get outside and get your blood flowing.

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50 Crunches Sprint Down the Street and Back

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50 Jumping Jacks

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6 20 Push Ups

5 30 Jump Squats

One Minute Plank

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SOUL MATRIX NATURAL HEALING has the tools to assist you.

Services include: Feng Shui, Reading, Geopathic Property Clearing, Past-life Regression, Crystal Reiki Healing, Tunning Fork Healing, Reiki Training and Other workshops.

Carly Du, owner

Soul Healing Expo

May 13th 2 p.m.–8 p.m. & May 14th 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Grace United Church, 210 3rd Street Weyburn • • • • • • • • • • • •

Earthy Valerie Jewelry by Valerie Higgins Angel Spiritual Connections by Maureen Bandas New Beginnings BodyTalk by Susan Morris-Ross Joseph Energy Healer by Joseph Poirier Thirty-One Gifts by Patricia Verhelst Earth Energy Jewelry by Carley Pettersen From the Beyond Messaging Service by Tara Neuberger Young Living by Michele Andrews Independent Distributor Valentus By Linda Molyenaux Blue Rose Gluten Free by Katrina Southernwood Nerium International by Kelly Forseth Scentsy by Erica Dorsch

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Monat by Allision Tytlandsvik Channel3 Consulting by David Wolvansky Pure Harmony Natural Healing by Deanne Garven Smellz By Belle by Natasha Hill Wax Reading Psychic Medium by Linda Greba Back to Basics Better Choices for Better Health by Verna Larson Youngevity/Mialisia by Irene Garrett Crystal Bed Healing with Janet by Janet Mandercheid Cups, Cards and Beyond Readings by Sandra Howells Layyerss by Kathy Krushelniski Fairy Doors by Rosanne Lapierre

For contact information on these wonderful vendors go to www.soulmatrixnaturalhealing.com

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LEVEL GROUND TRADING’S mission is to trade fairly and directly with small-scale producers in developing countries, offering our customers ethical choices.

MEET SARA, COFFEE SORTER IN MBOZI, TANZANIA. Sara is one of over 300 mamas who work seasonally at the coffee factory sorting green beans for export. Mamas receive good wages and benefits. They are also enrolled in a health insurance program established by Level Ground Trading and LIMA, the coffee exporting company we work with in Tanzania. We’ve been funding healthcare for mamas in Tanzania since 2006. This amazing companies product can be found at Old Fashion Foods in Weyburn. Stop and in today to purchase Level Ground Trading products and feel great about supporting small farmers.

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EVENTS APRIL 17–23 The Esso Cup 327 Mergens Street NW

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APRIL 22 EH440 The Cugnet Centre

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MAY 01 The Leahys – In Song 629 King Street

MAY 5, 6 & 7 Weyburn Humane Society Garage Sale

MAY 7 Spring Craft & Trade Show Weyburn Curling Rink

MAY 13 & 14 Soul Healing Expo Grace United Church

MAY 21 2nd Annual Rafferty Reservoir Walleye Cup Mainprize Regional Park

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The Estevan 2016 Saskatchewan Summer Games The Estevan 2016 Saskatchewan Summer Games Committee as well as the various subcommittees, are hard at work to ensure the 2016 Games are a memorable event for athletes, spectators and the communities of southeastern Saskatchewan. No subcommittee is more excited than the committee designated to round up between 1,500 to 2,000 volunteers to make the event a success.

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t’s a big job,” laughs the chair of the Volunteer Committee, Shelia Guenther. “When we first got involved with the Games, our liaison from the Games Council told us to ‘think huge, not big’ so that is what we have been doing. It is a huge event and one that I know Estevan and our surrounding communities can pull off. “

Guenther to volunteer with the Estevan 2016 Games. “I have seen the reward for both athletes and volunteers at each event I have attended. I wanted to bring that feeling to Estevan. I know our committees will make this event memorable for the athletes and that Estevan will shine. I want to show the province what a great city Estevan is.”

Guenther, a speed-swimming official, is no stranger to huge multisport events. She has travelled across the globe to numerous high caliber events, including in 2015 International Paralympic Championships in Glasgow, Scotland and the Para-Pan Am Games in Toronto. Being an active part in sporting events is what drew

When asked what is involved in being a volunteer for the Games, the committee assured that everyone could have a role. “We want to see families get involved together’, explains head of recruitment, Gale Tytlandsvik, “so we have implemented a new program for these Games. Children aged 8 to 13 can join their

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We want to see families get involved together parent as a volunteer. The parent signs up online for their shifts, and then emails us at volunteers2016@sasktel.net to sign up their child. Children will receive their own special commemorative lanyard and free admission to that day’s sporting events.” Youth ages 14 to 17 can also get involved, working on their own, with consent of their guardian. Volunteer Vice-Chair Pam Dechief explains, “There are lots of perks to being a volunteer. All volunteers will receive a free t-shirt, a souvenir lanyard, which grants them access to all the week’s sporting events and a souvenir gift. Volunteers also receive an invitation to the celebrations at the Volunteer Orientation event and the Volunteer Appreciation Night after the Closing Ceremonies. On top of all that, the volunteers get the satisfaction of participating in a wonderful community event. We are thankful to SaskEnergy, our Champions of Volunteers, for their support in providing these perks.” Volunteers are encouraged to sign up now, by going to the Games website at www.saskgames. ca/summer and follow the volunteer link. Signing up online only takes a few minutes of your time. By signing up early, you get your choice of shifts, locations and events. Guenther adds “don’t delay in making your mark and sign up today. Be part of energizing the Games!”

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BE A PART OF THE LEGACY The Weyburn Agricultural Society: Educating and Entertaining our Youth and Community

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By Tobie Hainstock

or over 108 years, the Weyburn Agricultural Society has been an integral part of the lives of residents in the Weyburn area. Over the decades the Ag Society has also purchased and built facilities that are used by the entire community for programs and events including the Weyburn Fair, the Souris River Rodeo, Farrier Contest and the Weyburn Dinner Theatre.

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It’s been the aspiration of the Weyburn Agricultural Society to pass on their passion for community service to future generations. This was a particular dream of past-president Chad Johnstone. During his time serving with the Ag Society, Johnstone was dedicated to bringing new awareness of the club and new attractions to the forefront. Johnstone was passionate about bringing new people with creative new ideas

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into the Ag Society to make it a strong organization that serves the community to the best of its ability. Since his untimely passing, the members of the organization have been working steadily to carry on this dream. As Chairperson of the 4-H Regional Show and Sale, Bev Gordon has enjoyed serving with the Ag Society and states that she has learned a lot. According to Gordon, organizations like the Ag Society


help build the community. “A strong community is better for everyone who lives here,” she says, “As a volunteer, you can feel good about being part of something positive.” EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO VOLUNTEER AND IT DOESN’T MATTER WHAT YOUR SKILL SET IS.

City of Weyburn Representative Laura Morrissette agrees whole-heartedly with Gordon and adds that volunteering is a great opportunity to bring rural and urban residents together in a partnership to build the community. “I love working with the Ag Society. Everyone is welcome to volunteer and it doesn’t matter what your skill set is.” Tyler Metheral, president of the Weyburn Agricultural Society expands on Morrissette’s statement saying that all ages and abilities are welcome. “Professionals, artists, contractors, animal lovers, people who are just looking for a new experience—we want everyone. Students looking to fill community service hours are also welcome.” To learn more about the roles you can volunteer for, check ‘Directors 2016’ on the website. Even a commitment of just a few hours will make a big difference. Being an active part of your community is a highly rewarding experience that you can take part in. Talk to the Weyburn Agricultural Society about how you can be part of the legacy. The Weyburn Agricultural Society 306.842.4052 weyburnagriculturalsociety.com

MAIN PICTURE AG SOCIETY VOLUNTEERS L–R: Dave Deschner, John Hulbert Construction; Justin Iversen, DSI Contracting; Devin Johnstone, Ag member; Brad Murphy, Murphy Construction

CHAD JOHNSTONE

TYLER METHERAL

As president of the Weyburn Agricultural Society, Chad Johnstone was dedicated to rejuvenating the club and bringing into the awareness of the community once again. He motivated the Ag Society to embark on new ventures such as the Flavours of Fall Beer and Food Festival and participating in the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle and Adopt-A-Family for Christmas campaigns. It was Johnstone’s vision for the Ag Society to grow and flourish and serve the community in a variety of new ways.

As a third generation member of the Weyburn Agricultural Society, Tyler Metheral has many fond childhood memories of being involved with the organization. He motivates young people to become a part of the Ag Society and notes that they are very happy to assist students who are looking to fulfill their community service hours for their school programming. Metheral is passionate about the Ag Society’s service to the community and looks to carry on the legacy left by Johnstone.

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WEEKLY SPECIALS: Join us for happy hour Monday to Friday 2 pm–6 pm $4.25 Highballs & Domestic Beer $5.50 Pints of Draft Saturday: 11:30 am–4 pm Hand crafted Bacon Cheese Burger, house made fries with purchase of beverage. $6 Monday: 6 pm–close Men’s Night Buy your first drink at regular price and the second one is FREE (one time only). Wednesday: 4 pm–close Wing Night Schooner $8 and $.50 wings Thursday: 6 pm–close Ladies night Ladies, buy your first drink at regular price and the second one is FREE (one time only). All night happy hour $4.25 Highballs and Domestic Beer $5.50 Pints of Draft All other drinks 10% off. Burn the Bill—One table will be randomly drawn at 8:30 pm to have their bill burnt (up to $100).

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Salad in a Jar

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Perfectly portable and quite adorable, jarred salads are easy, make ahead lunches for both picnics and workdays. Here’s how to pack them just right for a delicious, satisfying meal every time. • Start with a clean mason jar. • You want to layer your ingredients. • Start with the dressing and other wet items, such as tomatoes and cucumbers, on the bottom. • Next, add moisture-resistant veggies, like carrots for example, on top of that. • Last of all, top with the protein of your choice and any “dry ingredients” such as greens, pasta and any crunchies. • Store in the fridge until you’re ready to eat. Then, shake, shake, shake and ENJOY.

Get Creative ANTIOXIDANT SALAD IN A JAR Start with white balsamic vinaigrette. Layer in mixed berries, sprouts, carrots, almonds, goat cheese, flax seeds and mixed greens. MEDITERRANEAN SALAD IN A JAR Start with balsamic vinaigrette. Add in artichokes, black olives, tomatoes white cannellini beans, cucumbers, Parmesan, pine nuts, oregano and mixed greens. HIGH PROTEIN SALAD IN A JAR Begin with the lemon-based dressing of your choice. Next throw in chickpeas, broccoli, cooked quinoa, corn, peas, currants or figs, pumpkin seeds, shredded Parmesan and spinach. DETOX SALAD IN A JAR Start with the lemon-based dressing of your choice. Layer in pineapple, blueberries, cooked quinoa, fennel, sprouts and kale.

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*On Sunday, kids 10 and under can bite into any Kids Meal with the purchase of an adult meal! * Offer valid for dine-in only. See in-store for details. Boston Pizza and the Boston Pizza roundel are registered trademarks of Boston Pizza Royalties Limited Partnership, used under license. We’ll Make You A Fan is a trademark of Boston Pizza International Inc. © Boston Pizza International Inc. 2015.


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3 fresh strawberries, sliced

3 to 5 fresh basil leaves

2 oz. simple syrup

2 oz. white rum

crushed ice

club soda

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Put strawberries at the bottom of a tall glass along with the basil leaves. Add simple syrup and muddle the mixture.

2 Stir in rum and top with crushed ice. Add club soda until glass is filled. Garnish with strawberry slices and basil leaves if desired.

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TRAVELSCAPES

Jamaica

No Problem Mon! By Tammy Biblow

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amaica is a beautiful island bursting with culture and adventure. Home to some of the Caribbean’s most impressive beaches, Jamaica offers a vast expanse of spectacular white sands. With breathtaking sunrises and sunsets, mountains, and crystal blue waters, the beaches are the perfect place to relax on vacation. The easiest and greatest way to experience Jamaica is with an all-inclusive resort. Vacation packages with all amenities and activities included give visitors the freedom to immerse themselves in the culture and the island. There are three main ‘resort’ areas in Jamaica. (Montego Bay, Ocho Rios and Negril)

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Jamaica’s bustling second city, Montego Bay (MoBay for short) is considered the tourist capital of the island. Graced with a modern international airport (Sangster International) and cruise ship pier which can accommodate today’s modern cities of the ocean, Montego Bay is a thriving city buzzing with activities for every budget and preference.

OCHO RIOS Encompassing the garden parish of St. Ann, the resort area of Ocho Rios is the nature lover’s escape. Ocho Rios provides a lush landscape of caves, gardens, rivers and white sand beaches. From the Fern Gully located in the remains of an old river bed to the tiered waterfalls of Dunn’s River, arguably, Jamaica’s most popular attraction, Ocho Rios draws thousands of visitors to the island’s most romantic, picturesque resort area. The “centerpiece of Jamaica,”Ocho Rios provides a range of activities from golf to watersports to equestrian and soft adventure activities. The birthplace of Bob Marley, Ocho Rios offers a variety of cultural experiences, Marley’s mausoleum at Nine Miles, ReggaeXplosion and Seville Heritage Park all help to chronicle Jamaica’s experience in story and song. Travel

The “complete resort”, Montego Bay has all the very best that Jamaica has to offer including five championship golf courses, boutique and luxury hotels, themed restaurants and gaming lounges as well as picture perfect white sand beaches. Montego Bay is home to the Hip Strip—a full mile of restaurants, entertainment, shopping, fun and excitement. Additional Montego Bay resort area’s sights include: • Rose Hall and Greenwood Great Houses • Croydon and Hilton Plantations • White sand beaches • The Luminous Lagoon

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time to this area can be upwards of 90 to 120 minutes through the beautiful Caribbean landscape. The Ocho Rios resort area’s sights and activities include: • • • • • •

Dunn’s River Falls Fern Gully Shaw Park, Coyaba and Cranbrook Gardens Dover Raceway Watersports Craft and Duty free Shopping

NEGRIL The quintessential “kick-your-shoes-off, do-as-you-please” resort area with its laid back atmosphere and picturesque sunsets, Negril is Jamaica’s most westerly of resort areas. Dubbed the “capital of casua,l” Negril is a popular getaway for those who want an escape from the daily grind—it is the place to pack a bag and run to. Protected by law from large scale developments and high rises, the area has intimate bungalows on the beach in addition to sprawling all inclusive resorts; pubs with live reggae music and local fare that caters to all budgets and tastes. This area is a beach lover’s paradise … and if you are a snorkeler; the reefs are to die for. Negril Sites include: • • • •

The Kool Runnings Water Park The World Famous 7 mile beach Sunsets at Jakes Cliff Diving at Rick’s Cafe

THERE IS A MAGIC TO THE ISLAND OF JAMAICA Wherever you go in this enchanted paradise, you will find natural beauty so stunning, it will take your breath away, and people so genuinely friendly and hospitable, it will warm your heart.

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Healthy Ingredient Dog Biscuits

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YOU AND YOUR DOG WILL LOVE THIS EASY TO MAKE DOG BISCUIT RECIPE. If you’ve ever read the ingredient labels on commercially made dog treats or biscuits, you’ve likely noticed a host of ingredients that are unrecognizable and by-products that aren’t so healthy. It’s also important to know where your pet’s food is manufactured. Since we consider our pets to be family members, it’s a must to know exactly what goes into the food they consume and where it’s produced. Our three ingredient motto for pet recipes: Healthy. Tasty. Simple.

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DIRECTIONS:

2 cups old-fashioned oats (optional, whole wheat flour)

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

1 ripe banana, mashed

Add oats to a blender or food processor and pulse until it is a flour like consistency, set aside. Combine mashed banana, peanut butter, and coconut oil in a medium bowl. Stir in flour and knead until moistened.

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1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted (unrefined extra-virgin is best)

Turn dough onto a surface lightly dusted with flour. Use your hands and shape dough into a 1/4” thick circle. Use small to medium doggie cutter, cut out treats and place on a parchment lined cookie sheet or non-stick cookie sheet. Bake until golden, approximately 25–30 minutes. Makes approximately 30 (1”) treats or 15 (2”) treats.

NOTE: Check with your veterinarian before making any changes to your pet’s diet. Also, please be aware of any allergies your pet may have to specific ingredients and avoid ingredients which have caused reactions in your pets in the past. If you are unsure about a specific ingredient found in one of our recipes, introduce the food to your pets in small amounts first.

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KEEP YOUR PET HEALTHY Without Breaking the Bank

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We all know how valuable prevention is when it comes to our own wellbeing, and this principle holds true for our furry friends as well. Dr. Catherine Colodey from Prairie Animal Health Centre in Weyburn offers the following thoughts on proactive pet care.

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ne of the best things a pet owner can do is establish regular veterinarian care. Frequency depends on breed, age, lifestyle, and after your initial visit your vet will advise you on an appropriate schedule. “Yearly checkups are just as important for your pets as they are for you and I”, says Dr. Catherine Colodey. “Annual physical exams can ensure that your pet is healthy and can sometimes find problems early before they become serious. Vaccines are an effective tool that can be used to prevent serious, sometimes life threatening, diseases such as Parvo virus and Rabies.”

Spaying/Neutering Having your pets “fixed” (spayed or neutered) is an easy way to prevent unwanted pregnancies, but can also have many benefits to your pet’s overall health. Spaying and neutering can deter pets from wandering or having aggressive tendencies, and it can also help prevent Infections and cancers of the reproductive tract.

Grooming Who doesn’t like a pedicure? Pets have grooming needs like nail trims and hair cuts that not only make them cute but make them feel comfortable as well. Unattended or matted hair can pull on the skin making everyday activities uncomfortable and overgrown toe nails can affect how a pet holds their feet and can even contribute to arthritis as they age.

Choose Healthy Food & Treats You may think those extra inches around Fido’s middle are cute and huggable, but just as with humans, obesity is a major health problem for pets. Pets require a balanced diet to maintain their health just like people. Finding a diet that your pet enjoys and one that is balanced for your specific pet’s needs is pertinent to keeping them LEFT: Photo by Christan Barker Photography

as healthy as possible. Not every pet has the same needs depending on their life stage (puppy/kitten, adult, senior, etc.) or their individual health needs. Luckily, many healthy balanced diets for pets are made and sold in Canada making your choices diverse.

Playtime Dogs tend to be very social individuals, therfore playtime and learning how to appropriately socialize with others is very important to every dog’s

development. “Introducing playtime early in a puppy’s life will help with their nature and their confidence in the long run,” suggests Dr. Colodey

Proactive Pet Care Proactive pet care contributes to a long and healthy life. Just as we consider healthy diets, plenty of exercise and regular physician appointments paramount to our own health; these habits establish strong building blocks for our pets’ overall wellbeing.


Prairie Animal Health Centre:

Enhancing the Quality of Care for the Animals in Your Life By Tobie Hainstock Photos Images by Gillies

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hen looking for professional health care for your pets or livestock, Prairie Animal Health Centre (PAHC) offers a caring environment with highly trained veterinarians, technicians and assistants. With years of experience and a passion for the well-being of their patients; the staff at PAHC are pleased to offer the best in service and care.

Your Family Pet They are loyal loving companions and valued members of our families. As pet owners themselves, the staff at PAHC understand what your pet means to you. Proper nutrition, regular veterinary care including deworming and vaccinations all help to prolong your pet’s life.

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PAHC is there to offer advice and expertise on many subjects about caring for your pet including choosing the right doctor. Selecting the right vet is an important part of their well-being. “It’s important that your pet feel comfortable and trust the person who is caring for him/her,” states Kristin Caldwell, Chief of Veterinary Operations and Registered Veterinary Technologist for PAHC, “When you and your pet feel comfortable at the vet it can go a long way as you will be less likely to delay treatment or avoid regular check-ups. This is especially true with cats, when they see that carrier come out they often run and hide and it doesn’t have to be that way.” The PAHC health care staff will help keep you on top of those important health appointments. Caldwell notes that people often

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ABOVE L–R: Julie Chinski, R.V.T.; Crystal Ruckabler, Vet Assistant; Kristin Caldwell,C.V.O., R.V.T.; Andrea Clarke, Veterinarian; Catherine Colodey, Veterinarian; Karla Hadlow, R.V.T;, Kerri-Ann Currie, R.V.T.; Kathy Carson, Receptionist; Lisa Mallory, Manager, R.V.T.

make sure that puppies and kittens have had their first set of shots but tend to forget to keep up with the vaccines afterward. “Your puppy or kitten should have three vaccines in the first 16 weeks of their lives. These are recommended to take place at eight, twelve and sixteen weeks of age to protect your pet from diseases such as Parvovirus, Parainfluenza and Rabies.”

Livestock Performance PAHC helps you protect your investment by offering the best in care and services through their Herd Health Program. “We provide producers with a wide selection of services including ultrasound pregnancy confirmation, bull semen evaluations, herd health and individualized herd vaccination plans and emergency services,” comments Dr. Cory Davis, Veterinarian. Davis is passionate about educating producers in the new advancements in vaccinations for livestock and is always eager to speak to producers about these products. “Intranasal vaccines such as Inforce 3® and Once PMH® are much easier to administer to calves and are very effective in the prevention of pneumonia.”

PAHC has six veterinarians between their two locations; Dr. Cory Davis, Dr. Catherine Colodey, Dr. Andrea Clarke, Dr. Karly Lanz, Dr. Jeremy Ross and Dr. Carol Ross.

Dedicated to Health and Safety The staff at PAHC is dedicated to helping you maintain the wellbeing of your pet or herd. “It feels great to ensure the health and safety of the animals in our area,” remarks Davis.

Communication between producer and vet is vital, Davis and his colleagues are just a phone call away and a Weyburn vet is on call every night during calving season for emergencies.

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Prairie Animal Health Centre 416 7th Street West, Weyburn Weyburn Phone: 306.842.7677 Estevan Phone: 306.634.7123 prairieanimalhealthweyburn.com

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A Stepping Stone to a Forever Home By Susan Gellert Photos Images by Gillies

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eyburn Humane Society has a mission to provide shelter and care for stray or homeless pets in Weyburn, until they can be reunited with their owners or adopted to a new home.

The Humane Society encourages responsible pet ownership. They work closely with Prairie Animal Health Centre to promote spaying and neutering in an effort to decrease the unexpected and unwanted animals throughout the region. They provide shelter and care to animals who are abandoned, lost, or cannot be cared for by their current families with the goal of finding them forever homes as quickly as possible. “It’s so rewarding to see them go to a great home,” says Colleen Morrice, manager of Weyburn Humane Society. The organization runs primarily on donations (they are a registered charity so you get a tax receipt on a donation over $20) and they run fundraising programs to raise funds for the ongoing needs of the animals in their care.

shelter or at SARCAN and designated for the shelter. They are currently accepting donations for their major fundraising garage sale at the City Centre Mall on May 5th, 6th, and 7th. To donate to the garage sale call Colleen at 306.861.3634. Volunteers over the age of 18 are always welcome and of course if you are looking for a new animal to love you can stop in between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. to meet the charming dogs and cats they are currently housing.

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MAIN PICTURE L–R: Shayla Dykstra, Lori Pompu ABOVE L–R: Pam Arndt-Schick, Pat Anderson, Colleen Morrice, Arun Masand, Carol LaCharite, Lana Szabo-Cleveland, Lisa Webb FOCUS ON PETS


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OVER 20 YEARS IN BUSINESS. From your dogs’ and puppies’ to your cats’ and kittens' grooming needs, visit Topkots & Tails.

WEYBURN Tuesday–Friday  8 a.m. to 5 p.m. YELLOW GRASS Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SERVICES AVAILABLE FOR CATS & DOGS:  Clipping Bathing Brush Outs Ear Cleaning Flea Baths De-skunking Nail Trimming (free)

101 Government Road South, Weyburn 306.842.2077

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Local Roots

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hen Tenille Arts was growing up in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, she would sing everywhere. She was singing a Shania Twain song in her backyard one afternoon when her neighbour overheard her singing, and encouraged her to enrol in vocal lessons. At age 11 she had her first public performance, and immediately after she was booked for her first paid gig. At the age of 14 she picked up the guitar. Shortly after learning the guitar she started song-writing and performing everywhere she could and now the entire world is listening. Last year Tenille released her first single “Breathe” as a charity fundraiser with 100 per cent of all proceeds going to Cystic Fibrosis Canada. “Music is so important to me because it connects people in ways that nothing else can and often says the words that people find hard to express. I’ve always said that my first song release would be something that I am so proud of but I would have never thought it would be something so powerful and have the ability to change lives.” “Breathe” was co-written by Matt Scales and Barnaby Pinny about what it’s like living with Cystic Fibrosis. Matt had Cystic Fibrosis and unfortunately lost his battle with it in 2007 at the young age of 27. The Cystic Fibrosis community came to Tenille with the idea to re-release the song and Matt’s dad graciously granted them permission to share Matt’s music with the world again. “I got involved because of Teresa Weger and her parents. Mike and Cara Weger have impacted my life with their courage and determination to find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. This all started five years ago when I met Teresa. I was an assistant dance teacher for her class when I was approached by Mike and Cara to attend and perform at one of their fundraisers. They told me that Teresa had Cystic Fibrosis and I couldn’t believe that this beautiful little girl could have a disease that can be so devastating,” explains Tenille. Moving forward Tenille continues to perform at many events and fundraisers for Cystic Fibrosis in Saskatchewan and throughout Canada. “If you don’t know much about Cystic Fibrosis, I’ll give you a few of the facts. Cystic Fibrosis is the most common fatal genetic disease affecting young adults and children in Canada. It mainly affects the digestive system and the lungs. There is no cure. With your help we can change that. Every single download of “Breathe” on iTunes and Google Play will help fund valuable research and care for all those living with Cystic Fibrosis.” “Breathe} was trending on iTunes and reached number six on the Country iTunes Chart and number 54 on the Overall Genres iTunes Chart. The release of this charity single and the generous donation of the proceeds have got her mentioned in the CCMA Newsletter under Country Cares. The 2015 SCMA Rising Star Award nominee (and now 2016 SCMA Emerging Artist and Female Vocalist of the Year nominee) represented Saskatchewan in the CCMA Spotlight Performance Contest, she was a Top 16 finalist in the 2015 CCMA Discovery Program, performed in the Boots & Hearts Emerging Artist Showcase, performed on the Craven Country Jamboree Main Stage and is scheduled to play the Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival on April 9, 2016. She has over 10,000

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MUSIC IS SO IMPORTANT TO ME BECAUSE IT CONNECTS PEOPLE IN WAYS THAT NOTHING ELSE CAN AND OFTEN SAYS THE WORDS THAT PEOPLE FIND HARD TO EXPRESS

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supporters on social media, and has a strong following on YouTube with over half a million views on her channel. Moving forward with an already strong music career, Tenille signed a publishing deal with Noble Vision Music Group in Nashville, Tennessee. She moved to Nashville to write for her publisher, perform, record, attend label meetings and be more immersed in the country music industry. Her Nashville experience has been rich and allowed her to write with Ole, Sony, Starstruck, and Noble Vision writers and to record 11 new original songs at Curb Records Studio and Sound Stage Studios in Nashville with producers Matt Rovey and Adam Wheeler. She has performed at the famous Bluebird Café and the Music Row Freak Show (Blue Bar) and in the Canadian Standoff at SoulShine in Nashville, Tennessee. Rooted in country pop, striking young artist Tenille Arts successfully packages a laid-back prairie personality with a passionate dedication to singing, song-writing and country music. With her new Nashville publishing deal and presence in the heart of country music she is definitely an artist to watch in 2016! This rising star is worth watching and fans can follow her life and her music on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. www.tenillearts.com /tenilleartsmusic @TenilleArts @TenilleArts YouTube.com/c/TenilleArtss PHOTO Chris Graham Photo

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ith spring nearly upon us and summer just around the corner, it’s time to think about getting into our yards and gardens to enjoy the outdoors. Dave Knipfel, owner of Weyburn’s NaturalScape Solutions, is the just the person to make your outdoor living space the envy of your block. “I have been landscaping my whole life,” says Dave. “I grew up working for my parents’ landscaping business, and it’s always been my passion.” After years working alongside his family, Dave has now launched his own business. A landscaping project can be as large or as small as you need. NaturalScape Solutions can handle jobs of any size, from large

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yards with water features to smaller, classic designs with flower boxes and a simple patio. When starting any project, consider your budget first. “A great yard doesn’t have to be expensive,” says Dave. “Setting a budget helps define what is possible for the space.” The next thing to consider is the level of maintenance you’re willing to put into your yard. Do you want something that’s easy to maintain with little work, or do you enjoy getting your hands dirty? This decision can help you choose what features you want in your yard. Once you have determined your budget and maintenance level, the final thing to consider is timing. Is your goal to have a gorgeous park-like setting now, or are you willing to let things grow and blossom

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in their own time? “Knowing the answers about budget, maintenance and timing will definitely define your project scope and help us make many decisions on features, trees and plants,” says Dave. “After that, it’s all about getting the work done.” Dave prides himself on the quality of his workmanship, and treats every project like he’s working in his own yard. “I plan and place everything,” says Dave, “it’s what people hire me to do, and I love it.” Dave’s experience and knowledge can help create whatever you’re looking for; everything from xeriscapes to koi ponds to water features to reflexology paths. It all depends on you. “I can also build ground level decks and patios, and fix drainage issues.” No matter what you need, NaturalScape Solutions can take care of it. If you’re looking out at your yard and want to make a change, or need to landscape around a brand new build, let Dave show you what he can do. Give NaturalScape Solutions a call to set up a consultation. NaturalScape Solutions Ltd. Weyburn 306.861.7328 dknipfel@sasktel.net

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As soon as the ground can be worked and the frost is out, clear off your perennials and shrubs. Move or divide perennials once the ground is workable and some new growth has appeared. Remember final growth size when determining where to move plants. What looks small and compact in the spring may grow to huge proportions by the end of the season.

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Check if shrubs have survived winter by scratching away the bark in a small area. If the stem is green then the shrub will grow again this year. Remember we are in a zone 2 b so zone 4 perennials may not survive our winters even in a protected site. If you aren’t sure what plants grow best contact your local greenhouse or landscape designer for ideas on hardy

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Saskatchewan plants. Prune your shrubs for shape before new growth appears but trim off any dead pieces after new growth is established. Remember to put necessary plant supports in place before plants or shrubs get too big and to apply granular fertilizers to enrich the soil. If you are purchasing new shrubs and perennials to fill empty spots look for plants that have compact healthy growth. Avoid tall and spindly plants or ones that are in early bloom. Plant any new hardened off shrubs and perennials in late April or early May and mulch them well to prevent moisture loss and to keep the weeds down.

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Once you have beds cleaned and see where you need filler, shop for accenting annuals that will contrast in colour, shape and height with your established plants. Add garden accents like old gates and buckets or solar lights and modern wind spinners. Fix up edging and trims so that your bed looks good from the outside as well. If your edging needs more than a quick fix maybe a complete make over is in order. New techniques in concrete edging or paving stonescan add lasting impact and elegance to your flower gardens. As the spring season moves into summer take notes of what works and what you want to add or subtract or move around for next season. Take photos to remind yourself of your plans when spring rolls around again. As with any project proper planning, improvements, nurturing, time and advice from professionals will ensure that you have a spectacular flower garden that you will continue to enjoy for many seasons.

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We all enjoy relaxing in a beautifully landscaped yard on a warm summer day. There’s nothing quite like kicking back with family or friends on the deck or patio after a long work week. A yard that is landscaped with lovely shrubs, trees, hedges and flowers is a relaxing and comforting retreat that you can enjoy as an extended part of your home.

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By encouraging their customers to bring ideas forward, JW Landscaping is able to create a yard that is both functional and beautiful. Being custom designed, it will also reflect your own personal tastes and interests. “We take the time to communicate with our clients and find out how much time they have to spend in their yard and what they like to do,” says Jared.

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Jared and his team conduct an initial visit to a client’s yard and consults with homeowners about what type of work they would like done. JW Landscaping will also assist in designing the best plan to accommodate their lifestyle. Whether a client is looking for a rustic getaway, an area to entertain, or something more exotic with fountains or ponds; JW’s


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professional landscaping services will bring your vision to life. Jared maintains strong communication skills and establishes a good rapport with his customers throughout the entire process to ensure that they are comfortable with everything that’s being done. When all is said and done, it’s all about providing impeccable service and the knowledge that they’ve helped create the yard of your dreams. Love the outdoors but don’t have a green thumb? That’s no problem! Once the project is completed, Jared will go over everything and advise about how to take care of your stunning new yard. If you are still unsure or would rather leave things in the hands of the professionals, JW Landscaping will happily continue the yard care for you on an ongoing basis. Offering spring and fall maintenance packages which include such services as core raking, power vacuuming and fertilizer application; will ensure that your yard will be healthy and lush throughout the growing season. Jared adds that they provide a variety of services from underground irrigation to fencing. JW Landscaping’s skilled paving services and can create stunning paving stone driveways, walkways and patios to add a fantastic designer look to your outdoor space. A well-maintained and landscaped yard is eco-friendly and can increase the value of a property. The curb appeal of your home will add charm and personality to your neighbourhood and may even entice prospective buyers if you are looking to sell. Enjoy the luxury of having your own private backyard retreat! JW Landscaping will create a stunning outdoor space that you will love and be proud of. JW Landscaping Weyburn 306.861.3589 jaredwagnerlandscaping.com

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hether building new or renovating an existing structure, creating a new home is a journey of discovering who you are and what is really important to you. It’s an opportunity for you to define yourself and to create a reflection of what matters to you. As with any large undertaking the most important time spent is in the planning. You need to have a vision of what you want the end result to be and what it will cost to get you there both in time and money. Taking time for these few steps will make your project more organized and should invariably lead to better results. 1. Set goals. Starting a new build or an extensive renovation can be daunting. Decide what you want, what you need, what you must have and what you can do

without. Writing down your goals helps to solidify your plan. 2. Establish a budget. When making your budget, of course you’ll begin with what you can afford, and how the cost of your build fits in with your overall life plans. Include everything that will go into the project and don’t forget to add a healthy dose of ‘just in case’ budget for times when things don’t go exactly as planned. 3. Decide on a team to complete the project. Look for professionals with strong skills in the areas that are important to you. Check with other people who have used them and do some research into their strengths. The people you chose will make a difference not only in the final outcome of your build but also in the minute details along the way. Choose wisely.

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4. Plan, plan and then plan some more. Moving walls or rearranging space on paper is a whole lot easier that changing the real things. Dream big and re visit your ideas many times to ensure the plan will work for you. The worst feeling is to see the finished project and say “we should have done this differently.” 6. Accept the inevitable. You’ve made the plans and secured the money and hired the people, now everything should run perfectly; probably not. No matter how much you plan, stuff happens. Stay calm, keep your sense of humor and work with your team to address the issue. This is where having the right team in place can make the biggest difference and save your sanity. Making good decisions at the beginning will be the start of a great adventure. Enjoy the journey.

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ince 2001, John Hulbert Construction Ltd. (JHC) has operated according to the strong values that were instilled in him as a young carpenter. “Do the job as if you are doing it for your mother,” says Hulbert, “that’s what I was told on the job, that’s what I tell my team and that’s how I conduct my business. I want to treat my clients fair and make sure they are happy with everything in the end” One of the ways that JHC is able to achieve that is by hiring employees who are passionate about working in the trades including those trained and educated though the Apprenticeship Training Program. “We look for individuals who have taken the initiative to have a bit of prior construction experience through the Apprenticeship Program and are ready to commit to a long term career in construction,” Hulbert states. Someone who has a passion for what they do is more inclined to take pride and ownership in a building project no matter how big or small it may be. John Hulbert Construction specializes in both residential and commercial construction projects. Hulbert and his team of skilled craftsmen offer a broad selection of services including new builds, renovations, repairs, additions, concrete work, interior and exterior finishing and more.

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THE BARBER HOME AND BUSINESS Like Hulbert, local resident and business owner Andy Barber has grown up in the Weyburn area. When it came time to update the family home, the Barber’s had to decide whether to build a new dwelling or renovate their existing home. “We really liked our location and didn’t want the headache of uprooting so we decided to renovate,” recalls Barber. The renovation was going to be a complete overhaul of the entire house. This was going to be a big one and the Barber’s knew it. Because of the transformation that was to take place the family knew they needed someone they could trust.

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The Barber’s also wanted to work with a contractor that would give them the freedom to pick and choose their subcontractors and materials. “Hiring and buying locally is very important to us and we knew that John Hulbert Construction would work with us in that respect,” states Barber. The entire renovation required the upstairs being completely redone which included all of the bedrooms, the kitchen and an additional 16 feet built onto the back of the home. This created a large open living room and kitchen area that is ideal for entertaining or spending quiet family evenings. “Over the course of the renovation we had two or three modified sets of drawings and they (JHC) were completely open to the changes. John’s wife Tanya was very helpful in the design process and was able to modify the plans as needed and explained everything that had to be done,” states Barber. He also points out that, if there were changes needed to be taken care of, Hulbert himself was right there looking after it. JHC is unique in that they offer in-house drafting and design services to their clients.

John Hulbert Construction also worked for Barber on a commercial level as they worked on the new front entrance and installed the new exterior for the Barber Motors building. Barber notes that General Motors had specific guidelines to follow, Hulbert worked well with the company’s engineers. . PROUD CRAFTSMANSHIP For Hulbert, it’s important to have pride in what you do. Building quality structures that are soundly constructed is a true sense of accomplishment. “In my occupation, it’s nice to drive around and point out the projects we’ve done and know that they are built to last. There’s a lot of pride in that,” he comments.

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hile some first-time homebuyers may think the first step to home buying is house shopping itself, it’s better to take some preparatory steps before you get deep into the house hunt. Here are some tips to help you be ready to “seize the moment” when you spot the perfect house:

TIP #1: SAVE THAT DOWN PAYMENT: The first step in the home-buying process should be to ramp up savings. Remember, the more of a down payment you have, the less you’ll have to borrow. And, if you have at least a 20% down payment, you won’t have to pay mortgage default insurance premiums*. Building a good savings account will better prepare you for the unexpected expenses that come along with a new home, from legal fees and moving expenses to routine upkeep. You can begin building a down payment by creating a budget and deciding how much you can save each month (Check out Scotiabank’s Money Finder Calculator). You’ll see that even $100 per month can quickly grow into a sizable amount over time. Also consider other options like rounding up your purchases and putting aside your change each time you make a purchase. A banking program like Scotiabank’s Bank the Rest®savings program automatically helps put money into your savings account every time you use your debit card to make purchases. You may also explore other sources of funding, like the Home Buyers’ Plan, a program created by the federal

government that allows first-time homebuyers to withdraw funds from their Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) to put towards their first home.

TIP #2: NOW, HOW MUCH HOME CAN YOU AFFORD? Lenders typically calculate your ability to afford a mortgage based on traditional debt-to-income principles relating to your monthly housing costs, your family’s gross monthly income and all of your other debt obligations, including loans, credit cards, lease payments, etc. You can get a good sense of the mortgage you could qualify for by trying out a convenient online mortgage calculator, such as Scotiabank’s What Can I Afford? tool.

TIP #3: BE READY TO MAKE AN OFFER: Once you’ve set your savings plan, and determined how much home you can afford, getting a preapproval is the next step. This is important, because if the perfect home comes along, you may need to act

quickly, especially in a competitive housing market. With a preapproved mortgage, sellers know that you’re creditworthy, and you have the ability to make an offer right on the spot.

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The seller may wish to have a deposit as a sign of good faith that the buyer will complete the transaction. If so, the agreement should specify the amount of the deposit and who will hold it. Usually the deposit is paid to the seller’s lawyer to be held and applied to the purchase price on the closing of the transaction. If the buyer backs out then the deposit is forfeited to the sellers. If the buyer needs to arrange for mortgage financing the buyer needs to insert a condition stating that the transaction is conditional upon the buyer being able to arrange satisfactory financing by a specific date. The buyer should first check with the lending financial institution as to how much time it will take to approve the mortgage. If the buyer is unable to arrange for financing approval by the specified date then the deposit will be returned to the buyer. Both buyer and seller need to recognize that if the buyer is relying on mortgage financing, the funds from the financial institution may not actually be available until a few days after the possession date. Financial institutions will not generally advance the mortgage funds until the mortgage has been registered on title. If there is a delay in registration at the land titles office the seller may not receive full payment of the price until after the seller has given possession to the buyer. An agreement drafted by a lawyer or a realtor will generally contain a paragraph that entitles

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Finally, a note on the role of lawyers in real estate transactions. Buying or selling real estate is typically a transaction with big money at stake for both buyers and sellers. The job of the buyer’s lawyer is to make sure that the buyer gets a good and marketable title, i.e. a title with no encumbrances registered on the title that could undermine the value or marketability of the property. It is the job of the seller’s lawyer to make sure that title to the property will not transfer to the buyer unless the buyer is going to be paid the full price. Only lawyers are able to impose trust conditions on other lawyers and only lawyers are able to give undertakings. It is through the use of trust conditions and undertakings that both the buyer and the seller can be confident in a happy outcome to their real estate transaction.

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the Experts! Ask Q&A with the Agricultural Lenders of Weyburn Credit Union Q. What advice do you have for a farmer just starting out? For those just starting up a farming operation, they need to realistically plan their expenses for the first year; knowing how much is due and when. They should be conservative when projecting yields because those yields can be affected by so many things beyond a farmer’s control. Capital is essential - either through self-funding or a sufficient operating line of credit. Educating yourself in the marketing and sale of your grain will give you the edge with competition and allow you to hedge your sales into the future. Q. Is it best to Lease or Purchase? This is a hard question to answer as there are so many tax implications in choosing whether to purchase or lease. We recommend that you speak to a tax specialist to determine what is best for your operation. Another area to consider is cash-flow. With a lease, your down payment is only your first advance payment. With a purchase, your down payment is 25%, if not financed under a government program. Q. Do you offer any government sponsored programs? WCU offers a government sponsored program called CALA (Canadian Agricultural Loans Act Program). With this program, we can finance up to $500,000 in land purchases. What makes CALA so attractive is that the minimum down payment for beginning farmers is only 10% and 20% for seasoned farmers. With a government guarantee on a loan, we can often offer loans at preferred rates! Q. To Fix or to Float - what is the answer? This depends on the risk appetite of the borrower. With a fixed rate loan, your rate and payment are secured for the duration of your term. At the onset of a loan, often a variable rate is lower than a fixed rate, however the rate and payment will fluctuate with prime rate and can be affected by economic conditions - making it riskier.

Q. Can you explain “security” on a loan? When you borrow funds, we take a priority interest in that land, equipment, inventory, livestock or other asset to secure your loan. We do this by registering our interest in your asset either through one of two provincial agencies depending on the type of security. Q. What type of security does WCU require? They type of security that we take on a loan is very dependent on a number of factors, including; the length of your loan, the principle amount borrowed, borrower’s strength, and purpose of your loan. Q. What makes a credit union a good choice for agribusiness? Everyone knows a credit union is locally owned and operated and profits stay within the community. What you may not have considered is that decisions are made locally - by people who understand the unique challenges and opportunities of operating a farming operation and are invested in your success. We offer a wide range of competitively priced products designed specifically with producers in mind. Q. If an agricultural producer is coming in for a loan, how can they prepare for the meeting? When a new client is applying for a loan, we typically ask them to bring the following; three years of financial statements and income tax returns, an updated personal net worth statement, a detailed list of land and equipment and livestock, a seeded acres report and an updated list of grain inventory on hand.

Here to help you grow; your crop, your business.

Weyburn Credit Union

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TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS

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he 2015 season was one for the record books, literally! The Weyburn Beavers captured multiple franchise records starting with the highest attendance (over 600 fans) and 50/50 (over $900). The team also won a record setting 31 games which lead to the Beavers first East Division Title and brought them within one win of reaching the WMBL championship series. Head Coach Phil Curtis was named WMBL Coach of the Year and Weyburn Beavers President Garnet Hansen was presented the 2015 WMBL Executive of the Year award. Off the field, the team could be found at various venues around town such as schools, minor ball games and practices logging over 500 hours of volunteer hours throughout the summer. For 2016, volunteer work within the community remains a pillar of the Beaver’s organizational goals. Players visit schools within Weyburn and surrounding communities to interact with the students. They also pair one player with every junior Mickey Mouse Ball team to participate in all their practices and games to help kids build their skills in all aspects of baseball. To add to the growth of local players, the Beavers also offer youth camps throughout the summer, where kids can come to Tom Laing Park and learn catching, throwing, hitting and more from the coaches and players.

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New for 2016 is a community program designed to pair businesses with non-profit organizations through a ticket sharing program. Businesses can purchase tickets and share them with people in their partner organization who will use them to attend the games. This program will help to grow the number of fans in the stands as well as encourage people to attend games that they might not have been able to in the past. Also new is a tourism package designed for fans and families of both the Beavers and visiting teams. Working with Tourism Weyburn, the Weyburn Beavers are developing packages for out of town visitors that include game tickets, hotel and food discounts and incentives to utilize other community services such as the golf course or swimming pool. The Weyburn Beavers also offer the opportunity to have your minor ball team’s windup at a game. The kids are able to go on field for the National Anthem and then attend the game in a special section, with shout outs given throughout the game. There are also birthday party packages, where the birthday kid is able to go on field and receive a gift from the Beavers and the whole party will have special seating. Food packages are available for both events

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Returning: We have 12 players set to return to Tom Laing Park in 2016. One of our assets for the 2016 season is outfielder Dan Moro, who made the WMBL All Star—Second Team in 2015.

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AS THE 2016 SEASON GETS ROLLING HERE ARE SOME NAMES TO WATCH FOR:

Rookies to Watch: Outfielder Ulysses Fluellen is going to garner some pro attention this summer with his combination of speed and power. Anthony Dejesus is going to be a great defensive catcher that will hit in the middle of the order and is on the radar of some pro franchises.

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am trucks lead the industry in incorporating changes as changes occur instead of waiting for full remodels so that consumers get the best of cutting edge technology, style, safety and comfort every year. Their commitment to continuous improvement has led to advancements in model choices while adding style and class with upgraded leather and special interior detail. Consumers can effectively tailor their vehicle choice and model to fit their lifestyle and personality. Upgrades and changes occur continuously and are based on industry advancements and customer feedback. As an example, when navigation systems first came out they were old school and plain with a rectangle screen and now navigation is fully integrated on an 8” screen with Garmin technology and turn by

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turn directions. Changes like auto dimming headlights and rain sensing wipers are subtle but useful upgrades. Ram boxes for truck bed storage and truck bed lighting were made in response to customers’ needs and desires for user friendly features. Integrating an eco-diesel engine into the Ram 1500 platform as well as yearly redesigns on exterior parts like grills and tailgates keep Ram at the lead in innovation and customer satisfaction. In these leaner times Chrysler Canada is stepping up with an increase in program dollars and zero percent financing to give options back to the consumer. As a company continuous change and ongoing commitment to improvement has led to great gains for the end user—the customer. Stop in to Knight Dodge and discover your favorite features today.

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THE RAM 1500 HAS ESTABLISHED WHAT IS UNMISTAKABLY THE MOST ADVANCED AND EFFICIENT TRUCK IN THE LIGHT-DUTY CATEGORY, AS EVIDENCED BY: EXCLUSIVE OFFERING OF A SMALL-DISPLACEMENT TURBO DIESEL ENGINE (3.0-LITER ECODIESEL V-6) EXCLUSIVE OFFERING OF AN EIGHT-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION IN ALL POWERTRAINS BEST-IN-CLASS FUEL ECONOMY OF 34 MPG ONLY MANUFACTURER IN LIGHT-DUTY CLASS TO OFFER DIESEL, GASOLINE AND FLEX-FUEL (E85CAPABLE 3.6-LITER PENTASTAR V-6) ENGINES BEST-IN-CLASS POWERTRAIN WARRANTY, 5 YEAR/160,000 KMS ON DIESEL ENGINES AND UNSURPASSED 5 YEAR/100,000 KMS ON GAS ENGINES

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magine the peace of mind knowing that “someone” is looking out for you 24/7. If you’re involved in an accident, built-in sensors can automatically alert an OnStar Advisor and predict the severity of injuries. An Advisor is immediately connected to your vehicle to see if you need help, even if you can’t ask for it.

to slow the vehicle or prevent it from restarting. Once a vehicle has been reported stolen, OnStar can send a remote signal that blocks the engine from starting. Once the police confirm that conditions are safe, the Advisor can send a signal that gradually slows the vehicle. The police can move in quickly, and it won’t be long before you’re headed out in your recovered car.

Thieves won’t get far when OnStar is on duty either. If your vehicle is stolen, OnStar can use GPS to pinpoint it and help authorities quickly recover it. On many models, an Advisor can send a signal

With OnStar, your car has its own Wi-Fi® hotspot, connecting up to seven tablets or other mobile devices with its 4G connection speed. Your family car trips will be far more peaceful and if you need to get business done at a stop you have all the resources you need. With the new downloadable app that lets you control your car from nearly anywhere you can start your car remotely (if equipped), manage your vehicle’s Wi-Fi‰ hotspot settings, and much more. Every month, your vehicle can run a thorough check of its engine, transmission, antilock brakes and more, and email you the results. If you want to run a diagnostic check when you’re behind the wheel, just push a button and ask an Advisor to run one for you. Having OnStar is like have a security blanket wrapped around you and your vehicle. Stop in at Barber Motors today for more information on the amazing capabilities of the OnStar system, which are only available on GM vehicles.

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2016 CHEVROLET CRUZE More mileage. More space. More control.

Current students qualify for up to a $750 bonus

THE ALL-NEW 2016 Cruze is a mobile hub with available innovative technologies that let drivers and their passengers stay connected no matter where the road takes them. • Apple® CarPlay and Android™ Auto—compatibility offers control of certain smartphone functions via the centre stack touch-screen display • 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot—lets customers connect up to seven wireless devices at once • Wireless charging (available on Premier model) means customers no longer have to worry about carrying around a charger • Customizable Chevrolet MyLink™ with a 8-inch diagonal colour touch-screen display available on LT and Premier models • Hands-free calling with access to address book through standard Bluetooth® wireless technology for select phones • Standard Bluetooth audio streaming • Standard Siri® Eyes Free provides voice recognition with iPhones running iOS 6 or later for hands-free commands and audible text messaging

BARBER MOTORS

HERE TO GET YOU THERE #1 Government Rd | 306.842.6531 | 888.291.3921

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MOTOR TRENDS through the Years

Ford Motor Company of Canada is a family owned and operated company that was founded in 1903 Ford is the leader in domestic automobile design as evidenced by their innovative technology and dynamic fuel economy strategies (Including the EcoBoost engines and military grade aluminum body).

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afety continues to be at the forefront of Ford’s lineup and this has been seen in exclusive technologies such as their handsfree, bluetooth SYNC system, Blind Spot Monitoring System (BLIS) and Adaptive Cruise Control. Would you believe that some Ford’s even park themselves automatically?

path when a driver is changing lanes. This can be found on all models in Ford’s lineup.

Ford was one of the first to adopt bluetooth technology for handsfree calling in 2007, when they introduced the SYNC System, which is now seen as a standard option in all models throughout Ford’s lineup.

In 2015, Ford had incorporated a lighter, more durable composition of military grade aluminum into the F-150’s. This lighter composition has made the truck lighter and improved truck drivers fuel economy.

The Blind Spot Monitoring System (BLIS) was adapted by Ford in 2009, and it notifies a driver of vehicles located in the “Blind spots” with a light conveniently located in the side view mirrors on both sides of the vehicle to ensure a clear

Ford’s history of trend setting in the automotive industry makes them a company to watch, emulate and support. To learn more about Ford’s commitment to forward thinking and quality, stop in at Great Plains Ford today.

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Fuel economy has become a concern to most in today’s world. Ford has recognized that and introduced the EcoBoost technology in most model lines throughout Ford’s lineup.

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Great Plains Ford

Commitment to Serving Our Community

GREAT PLAINS FORD has been a family owned and operated business since 1978. We have been proudly servicing the community for over 38 years! We take pride in the fact that we support a diverse group of charities and events such as 4-H, rodeos, derbies, concerts,

schools, and of course sports such as hockey, soccer, baseball, etc We take extreme pride in supporting our community! We also take pride in the fact that we have the best service in the industry! Did you know that we repair all makes and models of vehicles? Not only in our service department but also in our large SGI accredited auto body shop and of course we also provide sales, leasing and custom parts. Call us today at 306.842.2645 or visit our website at www.greatplainsford.com

Remember, a Great Deal is a Great Plains Ford Deal!

Great Plains Ford

206 Sims Avenue Weyburn | 306.842.2645 | www.greatplainsford.com


SASKATCHEWAN HOCKEY HALL OF FAME AWARDS BANQUET PRESENTED BY:

Weyburn Red Wings The City Of Weyburn Saskatchewan Hockey Association Saskatchewan Hockey Hall Of Fame

FRIDAY JULY 8TH, 2016 at Crescent Point Place

Tickets $100 each, available at Red Wings Office or by calling 306.861.6037 Supper by Myrna McFadden

INDUCTEES INCLUDE: • Orland Kurtenbach • Terry Harper

• Colleen Sostorics • Bob Turner

Former Red Wings Head Coach Dwight McMillan. Ron Rumball, Barry Mackenzie, and Terry O'Malley. Plus the legendary Thomas E. Huston will be honoured in the Grassroots category. The 1956–57 Flin Flon Bombers and the 1983–84 Weyburn Red Wings.

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LET US HELP YOU GET BACK ON THE ROAD Efficient and Reliable RM Infrastructure Repair and Maintenance SERVICES • • • • • •

Gravel/Sand Supply Concrete Supply Crushing/Screening Stone Slinger Excavating/Trenching Sewer/Water

WEYBURN 1531 Railway Avenue 306.842.6558 Ryan 306.861.3098

• Hydro-Vac • Bridge/Abutment Repair • Culvert (Large or Small) Removal and Replace • Dam Repair

CARNDUFF Highway 318 North 306.482.3617 Randy 306.482.7647

ASSINIBOIA 306.642.3642

MOOSOMIN 306.434.9633

CARLYLE 306.453.4456

REDVERS 306.452.3688

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SPRING AND SUMMER FASHION HAS ARRIVED AT EXPRESSIONS!

Come in today and receive the personalized and honest service you deserve. Let us dress you head to toe for any occasion. We offer clothing from FDJ, Renuar, TanJay, Alia, Clarks, Skechers and much more. Hours of Operation are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday thru Saturday.

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