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RM Review Volume 13 Number 8

Serving the RM of Vanscoy, Harris and Montrose


August 2012

Delisle Days

Story on Page 6


Council Reports......p. 4 Police Patrol............p. 5

Vet Talk.................p. 10 MP Report..............p. 12

MLA Report...........p. 13 Red Williams..........p. 13

Calendar....................p. 14 Business Directory...p. 15

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‘Mow what you Sow’

As the end of July was approaching, I started to feel like it had been an extremely busy summer already. Sure I had set-up the pool and got the garden tilled up. I have played a few rounds of golf at some local courses. And I did sneak a week holiday in there for a trip out to Cypress Hills provincial park as well as a two day fishing trip with my family out at Diefenbaker on free fishing week end. But that all seems to just add up to few days, maybe a couple of weeks at tops. Where has all the rest of my summer been spent? Oh, now I remember.... I’ve been constantly mowing the lawn ! Granted I have a fairly large area of lawn to tend to (apparently more than 5 acres, which is my own fault) and it takes about 8 hours to cut it all, what with moving this and going around that, and unwinding whatever it is that I inevitably run over every few miles. So I normally break it up over a few days and it all works out. But not this year. Rain, rain, rain, rain....!!!! I have never had my lawn grow so much, so fast. It has become a treadmill from hell for me. Mow a few hours, rains a few days, mow a few hours, rains a few day, finally get to the end.... time to start again. This winter I will re-group and sketch out a new strategy... some ponds and gravel perhaps? artificial turf? hmmmmm...

Summer Holiday Prize Package Contest Winner

Theresa Friesen She will be enjoying over $650 in goods and services from our generous local sponsors. This Summer... Explore the Local Destinations in all 4 Corners of our Community OUTSIDE MAINTENANCE EMPLOYMENT Town of Delisle will be accepting applications for the permanent position of Outside Maintenance Worker. Candidate must have a Grade 12 or GED equivalent and be willing to take training including Level 1 Certification for operation of a water & sewer utility. Duties include operation of a water & sewer utility and medium-duty equipment, manual labor including waste collection, grass cutting, street repairs and various assigned duties. Some weekend work required. Candidate must be physically fit, mechanically inclined and possess a Class 5 Driver’s License. Salary to commensurate with experience & qualifications. Applications will be accepted until Friday, August 17th. Submit resume to: Town of Delisle Box 40 Delisle, SK, S0L 0P0 or fax 493-2263 or e-mail

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29th Annual Vanscoy Fair slated for August 10 - 11

he Vanscoy and District Agricultural Society is hosting it’s 29th annual fair in August. This 2 day event is packed full of fun and excitement for the whole family. On Saturday you can view the exhibits of local arts, crafts, garden produce, baking and more, as they compete for the coveted blue ribbons. Exhibits will be in the circle hall as well as at the Vanscoy Senior Centre. Then you can take in the NSC Minerals light horse show, enjoy lunch at the concession and watch the slow pitch tournament sponsored by the Vanscoy Hotel. The SaskTel Kidsland will be running all afternoon with face painting, bouncy

rides and games. Be sure to catch the Balloon Man at 3:00pm and also check out the Agrium Seed Survivor. Later in the evening you can dance the night away to the sounds of Endangered Species at the ‘Shiverdome’ fundraiser dance put on by the Vanscoy Community Recreation Board. Sunday it all starts again with a pancake breakfast sponsored by Mooney Agencies. Following that the hilarious Li’l Britches rodeo will run from 9:00 til noon. Registration is at 8:30 and is free. There will also be a Polka Mass church service at 11:00am in the Circle Hall. Kidsland and the concession will be open again while the gymkhana runs all af-

Bucholz Fundraiser is a Great Success


n July 14th the community came together to help out the family of 3 year old Quinn Bucholz, who has recently been diagnosed with a rare form of epilepsy and now requires a special diet and medications not covered by insurance. The event was organized by Lorie Totter and Sheri Donegan and was held at the Twilight Hall near Grandora. “It was an incredible night”, says Sheri, “We had over 160 people support the evening.

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Lorie and I worked very hard for the past few weeks to put this together and it was overwhelming to have such a good response from the community.” The food for the dinner was all donated which helped the event raise $5,000 for the Bucholz family. The money will be of great help with the many expenses they are facing, including the need for a wheelchair. The organizers and the family want to thank everyone that attended for thier tremendous support and generosity.

ternoon. If you are planning on participating this year here are some dates to remember. The Yard & Garden entries close Friday July 27th. The Light Horse entries must be in by Saturday August 4th. Exhibits need to be dropped off on Friday August 10 between 5pm-8pm. Fair catalogs are available at all local merchants. Slow pitch registration is at the Vanscoy Hotel. Shiverdome dance tickets are available from Rec Board members (see ad in this issue) as well as from the Vanscoy Village office.


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COUNCIL REPORTS VILLAGE OF VANSCOY Council of the Village of Vanscoy approved a .5 mill rate increase to the 2012 taxes. Tax notices have been prepared and were mailed at the beginning of the week. If you do not receive yours by Monday June 23, please call the office. The Cemetery Committee held a meeting and made the recommendation to raise the cemetery plots to $200. Any plots that were previously reserved and not paid for will be sold at the new pricing. Prices for columbarium niches were set at $250.00. The Village has once again sent in a request for designation for the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program. If you have

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suffered a loss from the heavy rains, please call the office for an application for funding. The Shiverdome Committee is sponsoring a dance on the Saturday of the weekend of the AG Fair (August 11). Endangered Species will be performing at the Vanscoy Circle Hall. Tickets are $20 each, and doors open at 8:30 pm. Tickets can be purchased from members of the Shiverdome Committee and by calling the Village Office. Election for Mayor and Council is coming fast. This is the time to get involved in your community. The call for nominations will go out on September 7 and papers must be submitted no later than 4pm on Wednesday September 19. Election day is Wednesday October 24 from 9am to 8pm. Terms for Mayor and Council have now been changed to a four year term from the present three year term. There will be advance polls and will be advertised in the next edition of the RM Review.


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Council approved five applications for development and building permits at their July 10th meeting. They also approved three discretionary use applications. Authorization was given to prepare a bylaw to rezone Pt LSD 10 Section 18-34-6 W3 from A-Agriculture District to CR1-Low Density Country Residential District. Bylaw 2-2012, a bylaw to rezone from A-Agriculture District to CR1-Low Density Country Residential District in Pt LSD 13 Section 23-36-7 W3 was given 1st reading. A public hearing will be held on Tuesday August 14, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. to hear any person or group that wants to comment on the proposed bylaw. Council is looking into having fences installed at the cemeteries. The next regular meeting of Council will be held on Tuesday August 14th.

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Police Patrol Summer Safety: Wear Your PFD! Cst. Sheryl Raymond It is very important to be careful while participating in swimming, boating and other activities. One thing that will help keep you safe while swimming or boating is wearing a PFD (Personal Flotation Device). A PFD differs from a floating aid in that PFD's are designed to keep you afloat and save your life, while things like water wings or "floaties" are meant for fun. Remember that it is the law for every person on a boat to have a properly fitting PFD on board. A proper fit

means that, once it's zippered and/or buckled, it should keep your head and upper shoulders above the water. If it fits too loosely, the floatation will push the jacket up around the face. Here are a few reasons why you should wear a PFD: to keep you from drowning if you unexpectedly fall from a boat or a dock increase safety for toddlers and children near water help keep those who are not strong swimmers safe.

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elisle Days, or should I say Day, went off without a hitch. Beautiful weather was the order of the day which started off with a free pancake breakfast at the rink. Then there was a parade through town to wrap up the morning. The afternoon was spent at the sports grounds where Beeper the Clown headlined the Kidsville area. There was a Slopitch tournament and a welcome beer gardens on

such a warm day. The Show and Shine brought out many impressive vehicles. In the evening a street danced featured local favorites “Endangered Species”. (If you missed it they will be performing at the Shiverdome Dance for the Vanscoy Fair August 11th.) The evening was capped off with fireworks. A tremendous day. Hats off to all the volunteers !

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Pike Lake School hosts “Wander & Wonder” Camp


et another year has passed at Pike Lake School filled with adventure, skill development, exploration, and leadership opportunities for students, staff, and community members alike. Our learning communities efforts to work hard at academics, to be environmental

fold which was filled with hands on learning activities for all who attended. In the first section of activities for "Wander and Wonder," participants took part in various outdoor learning stations. The stations included archery, tshirt painting, pond

Indeed adding to our learning experience was the rescue of a Painted Turtle which was attempting to cross a road. Painted turtles normally live in Southern Saskatchewan (Souris, Qu'Apelle River Systems), but it appears they have made their way into the

Students from Pike Lake School dip nets into the water to collect aquatic life from the lake to further inspect under a magnifying glass conscientious, and to be respectful towards one another was celebrated on June 25th with an outdoor education camp entitled “Wander and Wonder”. The venue for "Wander and Wonder" was the beautiful Trefoil Trails Camp located inside Pike Lake Provincial Park and only minutes from Pike Lake School. The wonderful venue and amazing weather was ideal allowing for the exciting day to un-

dipping, trail sign designed nature hikes, as well as plant and animal identification. Everything ran very smoothly, mostly due to the incredibly helpful volunteers, the good spirited students and the well prepared learning facilitators. This being said learning in the outdoor environment always provides the opportunity for some unplanned learning adventures to occur.

Ryan Wiens holds a newly banded baby Tree Swallow

Saskatchewan River and now live at Pike Lake as well. The students were tickled to add this type of turtle to the list of turtles that already reside in their community. The second section of activities for "Wander and Wonder" participants was highlighted by a nature expedition led by Greg Fenty the coordinator for the Young Naturalist program. The Young Naturalist program is a collection of naturebased activities designed for kids between 5 and 11. It is a joint program between the Saskatoon Zoo Society and the Saskatoon Nature Society. The bird banding program was the part of the program that our "Wander and Wonder" campers were able to excitedly participate in. Thanks to the sponsorship of SaskTel Max and the Young Naturalists program Pike Lake students were able to explore some local nest boxes along the Young Naturalists' Bluebird trail. The first observation that participants of our camp day noted was

that in the Pike Lake Provincial Park section of the Bluebird trail the boxes have become inhabited by tree swallows.

The learnings, the wonderings, and the answers that were uncovered in the natu-

our students and the members of our Pike Lake Community. We look forward to the exciting

After recognizing the type of birds in our local bird boxes we watched as leg bands were placed on adult and baby tree swallows. Students were fascinated to learn that bird banding gives important information to scientists including life span, migration routes, and distribution of various birds. Everyone at our camp day was heartened to see lots of healthy adult and baby tree swallows be registered into the system that scientists use to chart our feathered friends. The events of "Wander and Wonder" in nature were concluded with a campfire, hotdog roast, and a fun filled camp sing along. There was lots of learning and our day was filled with huge amounts of energy, appreciation of nature, memorable moments, and smiling faces.

Students receive instruction on archery from Kayla Kincade ral environment of Pike Lake this school year coupled with this special camp day in our own backyard of the Pike Lake Provincial Park will no doubt be the setting stones of the future learnings of

learning adventure with our natural environment continuing in the 2012-2013 School Year at Pike Lake School. By Heather Robertson

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The day long camp winds up with a campfire

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Goose Lake Lodge Masons Donate Bike to Delisle Library


very year the Goose Lake Masons donate a bike and helmet to the Delisle Library to help

promote reading amongst our youth. Eric Hank of Delisle entered the draw while visiting the library

with the Grade 4 class from Delisle Elementary School and is this years winner. Chris Howe, representing the


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St. John Gledhow Cemetery Celebrates 100 years


he 100th Anniversary Celebration at St. John Gledhow Cemetery will be held on Sunday, August 19 at 11 am with an outdoor service held by the congregation of St. Martin’s Church, Pike Lake including a re-dedication

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of the Cemetery by the Reverend Bill Christianson. Everyone with an interest in the Cemetery is welcome to attend. The service will be followed with a Pot Luck Picnic. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be supplied.

People attending are requested to bring a salad or desert, their own dishes, utensils and beverages. Also remember to bring your own lawn chairs. In case of inclement weather, this service will be held at St. Martins

Anglican Church, Pike Lake. All funds raised at this service will be used for the continued maintenance and upgrades at Gledhow Cemetery.

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John Arcand Fiddle Fest Celebrates 15 Great Years!!


he 2012 John Arcand Fiddle Fest is celebrating its fifteenth anniversary with more fiddling, dancing and culture than ever before. Over the past 15 years the Fiddle Fest has been growing and has become widely acclaimed for its quality instruction, familyfriendly atmosphere and development of professional and emerging artists. This year, the Fiddle Fest is proud to introduce the John Arcand Fiddle Category to its fiddle contest and a brand new “much larger” dance floor has been built and will accommodate the popular old time dances on Friday and Saturday night. It is also the perfect venue to introduce the Festivalʼs first ever Square Dance

workshop Friday at 1p.m. The John Arcand Fiddle Fest offers something for people of all ages; workshops, daytime programming, evening concerts, old time dances, a childrenʼs activity area and fiddle and jigging competitions. Due to the large number of requests, this year also features an expanded number of cultural classes in Métis beading and finger weaving. And who canʼt get excited about FREE shuttle service to and from Saskatoon to the Festival Site and the on-site People Mover taking people to and from the campground to the main stage venue!? We make it easy to enjoy the Fiddle Fest! The 15th annual John Arcand Fiddle Fest –

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MP REPORT July 20, 2012 Kelly Block, MP

Supporting Canada’s Delegation in 2012 Olympics and Paralympic Games

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Our Government is the single largest contributor to sport in this country and supports sport participation and excellence from playground to podium. The Olympic and Paralympic Games provide Canada with the opportunity to promote Canadian culture and athleticism and share its values of openness, equality and respect for human rights. The Government of Canada is proud to support Canada’s delegation in the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Government of Canada

has provided funding to the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Committees – the organizations responsible for sending our teams to London. Our Olympic team is striving for a goal of reaching the top-12 in the overall medal count and our Paralympians have a goal of finishing in the top-8 in the gold medal count. We look forward to


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joining all Canadians across the country to cheer on Team Canada as they take on the world’s best this summer in London. _____________________

Harper Government invests to create value from waste Flax and hemp producers could soon benefit from a major increase in value per acre. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced this week that Advanced Foods and Materials (AFM) Canada is receiving an important investment to turn by-products of flax and hemp into highquality fiber. "This technology will create a new revenue stream for farmers by using what were essentially waste products and getting value for them back at the farm gate," said Minister Ritz. "Our govern-

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ment strongly supports this kind of innovation, which will keep Canada's agricultural sector sustainable and our economy strong." AFM will use this $500,000 investment to increase production capabilities of the technology developed by Blue Goose Biorefineries. The development of this technology will substantially increase the value per acre of hemp and flax crops by finding uses for parts of plants that are currently considered waste. The increased production and availability of high-value cellulose products will create jobs in manufacturing, transportation, and research and development, to the benefit of the agricultural sector and Canada's economy as a whole. The technology also benefits the environment by expanding biorefining capabilities. This project is funded under the Agricultural Innovation Program — a $50-million initiative announced as part of Canada's Economic Action Plan 2011 and part of the Government's commitment to help Canadian producers benefit from cutting-edge science and technology. The Program boosts the development and commercialization of innovative new products, technologies, and processes for the agricultural sector.

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July 11, 2012 Randy Weekes, MLA


n June 28th, our government responded to the City of Regina’s funding proposal for their Regina Revitalization Initiative. While we declined their request for $230 million for various projects forming the RRI, we did announce that we are prepared to provide funding in the amount of $80 million toward the cost of a new stadium. That amount represents funding up to 30 per cent of the project cost. The province will not provide any operating funding and the financial model for the stadium will need to demonstrate self-sufficiency. This level of funding is consistent with what our government has provided to similar projects in communities across the province over the last five years. The remainder of the funding will come from the Riders, fans, the City of Regina and the private sector. One of the conditions we put on the proposal is that any new stadium be “roof-ready.” A new stadium makes sense in these times of historic growth in Saskatchewan and it’s great to see that in the new Saskatchewan, it is no longer city versus

city or urban versus rural. The new attitude of the people of our province is positive and that is why we are moving forward together as part of the Saskatchewan Advantage. If there’s one institution that brings Saskatchewan people together like no other, it’s the Roughriders. That’s just one of the reasons our government recently announced a proposal that could result in a new home for the Green and White along with a great facility for Amateur Sport. Over the last few weeks, new numbers reflecting that growth have been tumbling in. We learned that our population grew by almost 20,000 people last year - I’m sure that at least a few of those people are either current or future Riders’ fans! Other positive numbers in recent weeks include record high building permits and retail sales and a new all-time high of 548,900 people working in the province. I’m also happy to report another number - but this one’s going down, not up, and that’s a good thing. I’m talking about the length of time people are waiting for surgery in Saskatchewan. Our government’s efforts to reduce surgical wait times continue to pro-

duce results. We learned in recent weeks that the number of people waiting six months for surgery is down 56 per cent. This is good news in that it shows we are making progress toward our goal of no one waiting more than six months for surgery by March 31, 2013 – with a further reduction to a maximum of three months by the end of March 2014. A much closer deadline is the one for submissions on our government’s review of the province’s labour legislation. It’s now just over two weeks away. In May, we announced a comprehensive review of existing labour legislation – some examples of topics under consideration included essential services legislation, union financial disclosure, the payment and collection of union dues and indexation of the minimum wage. You can access the discussion paper on-line at ca/modernizing-legislation. Another important date that has come and gone – with the keeping of two more campaign promises – was July 1st. In addition to being Canada’s 145th birthday, it was also the day some important changes came into effect that will assist sen-

Food for Thought 1812, and Thereafter

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he federal government has taken particular pains to remind us of the events around the so-called War of 1812. Canadians have been at war sufficient times that celebrations could be a continuous process: The Boar War, the 1st and 2nd World Wars, Korea, several peace-keeping events, Afghanistan, and most recently the R2P (Responsibility to Protect) event in Libya. Canada claims to be a peaceloving nation; however we have stuck our finger in most of the big conflicts even though we weren’t immediately threatened. Our

generals wonder what to do with a battle hardened force. I’m a war veteran, and proud of it, but there has to be better way. The International Criminal Court and the United Nations, along with the WTO, the World Bank and the IMF have many of the capacities to encourage problem solving short of conflict. The dependence on the massive military might of the US has not provided permanent peace and the veto power of the members of the Security Council keeps potential conflicts on the boil. The UN Assembly is not elected so it merely provides an opportunity for offering

excuses and finger pointing. There is no democratic body where issues can be debated and responsibilities assigned. The near collapse of the European Union illustrates all too clearly that it needs a democratic body with supra-national powers. Similarly, the UN needs what has been termed the UN Parliamentary Assembly, a concept that has been supported by over 1000 elected representatives in their respective countries. With a backup military force to stamp out minor conflicts it would do much to promote permanent peace. Canada could very well support a renewed Blue Beret force.

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iors with lower incomes. Under the new Personal Care Home Benefit (PHCB), eligible seniors will receive monthly financial assistance to help cover the cost of living in licensed personal care home, amounting to the difference between their monthly income and a threshold of $1,800. Also on July 1st, seniors receiving benefits under the Seniors Income Plan (SIP) started receiving up to $50 more each month. For more information on the PHCB call 1-855-5447242 – for more info on SIP call 1-800-6677161. These changes reflect our government’s ongoing commitment to improving the quality of life for Saskatchewan’s seniors.

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Visit our On-Line Calendar for Event Details or Scan QR Code with your phone July 26 Thursday Robert Helgason Concert Routes Gallery, Harris

August 7 Tuesday Saskatoon Prairieland Exhibition Tuesday - Sunday

August 11 - 12 Vanscoy Summer Fair Vanscoy

August 19 Sunday 5:00pm Roughriders @ Lions Vancouver

July 27 Friday Yard & Garden Entries Due Vanscoy Fair

August 7-August 9 Summer Playground Program Delisle

August 13 - 17 Vacation Bible School Asquith Baptist Church

August 24 Friday 5:00pm Junior Golf Tournament Delisle Golf & Country Club

July 28 Saturday Perdue Agricultural Fair Perdue

August 8 Wednesday Vanscoy Village Council Meeting Vanscoy

August 13 - 17 Vacation Bible School Delisle Community Chapel

August 25 - 26 Sat/Sun Club Championship Delisle Golf & Country Club

July 28 Saturday Green & White Karaoke Nite Vanscoy Hotel

August 9 Thursday John Arcand Fiddle Fest Thursday - Sunday

August 14 Tuesday Delisle Town Council Meeting Delisle

August 25 Saturday 1:00pm Stampeders @ Roughriders Regina

July 28 Saturday 4:00pm Tiger Cats @ Roughriders Regina

August 10 Friday Vanscoy Fair Exhibit Drop Off Vanscoy Hall

August 14 Tuesday Asquith Town Council Meeting Asquith

September 2 Sunday 2:00pm Blue Bombers @ Roughriders Regina

July 31-August 2 Summer Playground Program Delisle

August 10 Friday 7:30pm Roughriders @ Eskimos Edmonton

August 14 Tuesday RM of Vanscoy Council Meeting Vanscoy

September 3 Monday P.L. 1st Respond. Pancake Breakfast Pike Lake Provincial Park Hall

August 4 Saturday Horse Entries Due Vanscoy Fair

August 11 Saturday Vanscoy Hotel Ball Tournament Vanscoy Fairgrounds

August 14-August 16 Summer Playground Program Delisle

September 5 Wednesday DES SCC BBQ & Registration Delisle

August 6 Monday Saskatchewan Day Holiday

August 11 Saturday 8:30pm Shiverdome Dance Vanscoy Fairgrounds

August 19 Sunday 11:00am St John Gledhow Cemetery 100th St. Martin’s Church - Pike Lake

September 6 Thursday Pike Lake Pre-School Registration Pike Lake

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Vanscoy Hotel Vanscoy 668-2124

Back 40 Embroidery Delisle 493-3033/493-2751



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Delisle Credit Union 1st St, Delisle 493-2414

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Angus Insurance Harris 656-4555

Ryjo Tours Inc. Tessier 1-866-656-4786

Klassen Trenching Delisle 493-7579

Delisle Agencies Delisle 493-2260

Vehicle Repair

Link’s Backhoe & Skidsteer Delisle 222-9737

Mooney Agencies Ltd. Railway Ave Vanscoy 668-2181

Rice Lake Sand & Gravel Asquith 329-4768


Westland Enterprizes Ltd Delisle 493-2709

Commissioner of Marriage Lorna Davies 668-4434


Edward Jones -Colleen Schneider 234 First Ave S Saskatoon 244-0398

Clubs Driving Range Valley Road 221-0842


MGI Financial -Norma Sparrow 330 - 20th St. E Saskatoon 242-1188

Moon River Golf Club Valley Road 931-8960

Horse Transport-Barry Dearle Pike Lake 978-5798/292-6253


Valleyview Golf & Country Club Delisle 493-3288

Larson Custom Fencing Delisle 934-3185 / 403-664-8252

First General Services Saskatoon 979-3205

Orchard Transport - Ag Div. Delisle 493-2408

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Viterra - Delisle LSO Delisle 493-8188

Blue Heron Arboretum Pike Lake 227-8733

Papertrail Legacy Vanscoy 931-2153


BeautiControl-Rose-Anne Kielo Delisle 493-2233 Mary Kay - Laurie Kubik Vanscoy 384-3889

Computer -Web Design Whole Wheat Web Design Vanscoy 493-3023

Construction Dexteriors Vanscoy 934-3048 Flatlander Construction Delisle 493-7547 Larmar Contracting Services Vanscoy 380-2327 G & L Drywall Delisle 493-8228 / 668-4583 New Age Foundations Plus Grandora 329-4610

Jillian Walker Massage RMT Vanscoy 242-7780 LindseyKocayTherapeuticMassage Delisle 493-8247

Pet Care

Epicure Selections - Vanscoy Brandi Orth 382-2220

‘A’ Deb’s K-9 Kennelling Delisle 220-4727

Prairie Sun Orchard Ice Cream Vanscoy 242-7573

Pipp’s Place Hwy #60 668-7728

Hair by Dawn Vanscoy 384-6807

Sandyridge Gas & Grocery Grandora 668-4362

Julie’s House of Style Delisle 493-2950

Vanscoy Tempo Vanscoy 683-5024

Salon 360 Delisle 493-2486


The Pink Chair Delisle 493-2266

Gold Canyon Candles Delisle 493-8146


Pampered Chef-Esther Penner Delisle 493-3188 Partylite Gifts -Cindy Hanson Vanscoy 978-0219

Victoria’s Design 370-9399

Kelly Block, MP 904E 22nd St W, Saskatoon 1-888-590-6555

Day Care

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Rachelle Domoslai Delisle 493-3172/715-2737

Randy Weekes, MLA 106 3rd Ave W Biggar 1-877-948-4880

Lynn Ross Dog Grooming Vanscoy 382-6224

Hairstylist / Beauty

Delisle Agricultural Co-op Delisle 493-2212

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Animal InnSpaRations Delisle 493-3143

Schneider’s Gourmet World Delisle 493-3199 Delisle Hairstyling & Barber Delisle 493-2467

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Welding Arc-Fab Industrial Pike Lake 380-7525 STP Mobile Welding Saskatoon 280-9368


Robin’s Nest Cafe Railway Ave Vanscoy 931-6996 Sister’s Two Restaurant & Catering Delisle 493-2239

Big Pines Services Inc. Vanscoy 230-7399 Diamond O Acreage Services Grandora 281-2764 Dirt Digger Bobcat & Hauling Pike Lake 978-5798/292-6253 Eaton Snow Removal & Excavate Saskatoon 227-1614 Fontana’s Snow Clearing Pike Lake 290-5716

The Britannia Restaurant Asquith 329-2496

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Home Care Products Norwex - Carla Lee Delisle 493-8276 Watkins - Anne Plummer 725 Valley Rd 382-1284

KBM Earthmoving Vanscoy 867-3770

RixEdge Sharpening Services Saskatoon 270-8048

Sign Painting

Klassen Trenching Delisle 493-7579

Kim’s Signs That Sell Vanscoy 493-3011

Link’s Backhoe & Skidsteer Delisle 222-9737

Watkins - Darla Christopher Delisle 493-2933


Shingles & Metal Roofing

K-S Roofing 241 - 3653

Water / Septic

Pike Lake Preschool Pike Lake 978-8164

Vesta Homes Vanscoy 242-9099

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Outlook Veterinary Clinic Outlook 867-8777


Reflexology - Carrol King Delisle 493-2452

Houses, Barns, Machine Sheds Metal Cladding, Soffit & Facia

Fafard’s Mobile Vet Service Grandora 371-4534

Agrium Potash Mine Vanscoy 668-4343

Air & Alkaline Water Purifiers Perdue 1-877-652-6853


Delisle Veterinary Service Delisle 493-3143

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Corman Park Vet Services Hwy #14 (SLS) 384-7676

Vanscoy Sausage & Meat Vanscoy 668-4742

Epicure Selections - Vanscoy Kristi & Sydney 668-9389

Amsoil - Roland Rusnell Delisle 220-3357


Meat Cutting


Gas / Confectionary

Arbonne Intl - Kerrie Sparrow Vanscoy 668-4218


Sid’s Auto Service Vanscoy 668-2013

Antiques & Collectibles

Stobbe’s Backhoe Service Grandora 668-4289

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Vanscoy & District Summer Fair A uguSt 11 & 12 I n f o r m a t i o n : 493-8125

S ATURDAy, A UGUST 4 Light Horse Entries Due

kid’s Land

Call 934-1956 or email:

F RIDAy, A UGUST 10 5-8 pm Entry Registration & Drop-off

Satur day

(Circle Hall)

1:00pm - 4:00 pm

Entrants can fill out entry forms and tags if not already completed Note: Horticulture & Baking can be brought Friday 5-8pm or Saturday 7-8am

- Games & Fun! - Face Painting - Bouncy Castle Agrium Seed Survivor

S ATURDAy, A UGUST 11 7 am - 8 am: Horticulture & Baking entries accepted 8 am - 5 pm: Food Booth Open 8 am - 11 am: Exhibit Judging 8 am: Light Horse Registration (arena) 9 am - 5pm: Light Horse Show

3:00 - 4:00 pm Balloon Man! Operated by volunteers from: the Vanscoy Early Learning Center


Sponsored by NSC Minerals


9 am: Vanscoy Hotel Slow Pitch Tournament


Hall & Senior Centre

11 am - 4 pm: Exhibits Open (1 day ONLY) 1 pm - 4 pm: Kids Land Sponsored by Sask Tel

9:00 am - Noon: - Li’l Britches Rodeo

On Display:

3 pm - 4 pm: Balloon Man

Saturday ONLY 11am - 4pm

4 pm - 5 pm: Exhibit & Prize Pick up 9 pm: Shiverdome Fundraiser Dance

11:00 am - 4:00 pm: - Bouncy Castle

(doors open at 8:30) brought to you by Vanscoy Community Recreation Board

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SUNDAy, AUGUST 12 8 am - 10 am: Pancake Breakfast



Sponsored by Mooney Agencies

8:30 - 9 am: Li’l Britches Rodeo Registration (free!) 9 am - Noon: Li’l Britches Rodeo 10 am - 4 pm: Food Booth Open 11 am: Polka Mass Church Service - Circle Hall Everyone Welcome

Agrium Seed Survivor Saturday Only Circle Hall Shiverdome Fundraiser Dance

11 am - 4 pm: KidsLand Bouncy Castle Noon - 1 pm: Gymkhana Registration 1 pm - 4 pm: Gymkhana


Call 668-2008 for Tickets! Delisle Ag

Hertz Equipment Rentals Ltd.

Back 40 Embroidery Corman Park Veterinary Service Delisle Credit Union Delisle Veterinary Service Ehrenburg Homes Ltd. G & L Auto Service Link’s Backhoe & Skidsteer Services Moody’s Equipment Mooney Agencies RM of Vanscoy Saskatoon Co-op Agro Centre Sasktel A. Sparrow Farms Early Learning Centre Little John Rentals Lynne Road Kennels Old Dutch Foods Plainsman HVAC-R Ltd. Rycor Developments Sandyridge Gas & Grocery Saskatoon Agri-Auto Parts Vanscoy Hotel Vanscoy Sausage & Meats Vanscoy Tempo Vesta Homes Village of Vanscoy Hiebert Livestock Trucking Stobbe’s Backhoe Service Delisle Fire Commission Grandora Gardens

Robin’s Nest Café

Royal Bank - Delisle Branch Women in Business

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