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Coins for a cure: four-year-old survivor collects for the cause MELISSA DI COSTANZO THIS WEEK

David Barkley toddles around the front yard of his Sussex Street house on a sunny Friday morning. Clutched in one hand is a roll of pennies. He smiles shyly, drops the roll on a table, and effortlessly picks up a Planters tin can which weighs about five kilograms. In it are rolls upon rolls of loose change, ready to be presented to the Canadian Cancer Society on Friday, June 11 at the Relay for Life in Lombardy. Sporting his oversized bright yellow relay T-shirt from the 2009 event, the four-yearold junior kindergarten student at Duncan J. Schoular Elementary School is no stranger to the word cancer. When he was just 14 months old, the Smiths Falls boy was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a cancer that forms in nerve tissues, and is common to children and infants. Doctors discovered three tumors located behind David’s stomach and worked quickly to remove them. The tumors hadn’t yet attached to any of David’s organs, and were removed at CHEO. Currently, David is feeling much better than he was two years ago, but family friend Bonnie Laming notes David could be affected by another bout of the disease. “He’s not out of the woods until he’s seven,” she says, adding David’s now annual check-up is coming up on June 24. “It’s a childhood disease. If he makes it to then, he won’t get it again.” MELISSA DI COSTANZO/THIS WEEK

CHANGE FOR CHANGE David decided he wanted to help the cause.


David Barkley shows off his smile and the tin of coins he’s collecting for the Canadian Cancer Society, just in time for Friday’s Relay for Life in Lombardy.

“At that age, you carry it for the rest of your life,” explains Laming. “So, he got involved.” This year will be David’s third year participating in the survivor’s victory lap at the June 11 relay: he started walking when he was two and a half years old. But his participation extends even farther: David has been collecting pennies and loose change which he will donate towards finding a cure for cancer. This is his second year collecting funds. Last year, he collected $18 in pennies. This year, he’s set the bar higher. “We’re hoping to collect $200,” says Laming. Last week, their total was sitting at roughly $130, thanks to the help of family, friends, members of the community and local organizations. On Friday night, Laming hopes she and David will be able to present a cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society. “That’s our goal,” she says. “We’ve spent all year long collecting them. He saves dimes, nickels and pennies. We pick up pennies all over the place.” And he’s decided he wants to raise more funds again next year. David is excited to participate in the relay again. He’s looking forward to blowing bubbles and eating hot dogs and hamburgers. He’s also eager to walk with his big sister, Katie Coughlan. “He’s a typical child,” says Laming. “He’s quite the kid. I call him my survivor.” People who are still interested in registering for the relay can go to the Canadian Cancer Society office in Perth, which is located at 105 Dufferin St., unit 201, or can call the office at 613-267-1058.

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Old Stone Mill celebrates bicentennial birthday TONY PALERMO


The village of Delta was bustling with activity this past weekend, as people gathered to celebrate the Old Stone Mill’s 200th birthday. The bicentennial celebrations kicked off Friday evening with a fundraising reception and previewing of a new exhibit titled “Down by the Old Mill stream: Celebrating life on the Beverley Lakes.” Saturday featured a special ceremony that began with Township of Rideau Lakes Mayor Ron Holman dedicating a tree to commemorate the Old Stone Mill’s 200th birthday. The ceremony included speeches from representatives of the mill as well as special announcements from various levels of government. MP Gord Brown announced a donation of roughly $96,000 from Heritage Canada’s Building Communities through Arts and Heritage program. On behalf of the Government of Ontario, MPP Steve Clark and representatives from the Ontario Trillium Foundation

announced a grant of $155,000. The money will be used to hire staff, develop exhibits and for other related programs and special events. Another set of special guests in attendance included several family members related to the mill’s last owner, Hastings Steele, who, in 1963, deeded the mill over to a group of four people with the idea that it be preserved. Bill Warren, one of Steele’s grandsons, worked at the mill in the 1940s. “Well, the mill isn’t as I remember it because it’s been restored to a more original state, to an earlier period,” said Warren. “I used to do the grinding at the mill. It was still popular back in the 40s because there were a lot of farmers around here.” Members from the Canadian Chapter of the Society for the Preservation of Old Mills (SPOOM) were also on hand for their Spring Millers’ Day to help celebrate the bicentennial. “These mills are an important part of Canadiana,” said SPOOM treasurer Maryanne Szuck.

“They’re important for our history, our heritage and for remembering our roots.” Saturday and Sunday also included activities for all ages, such as tours of the mill, an artisan craft show, a garden show, an antique road show, a silent auction, canoe tours, a petting zoo, pony rides and a sold-out dinner theatre show. The sounds of guns, drills and marching bands could be heard throughout the day as the Brockville Infantry and Fort Henry Guard patrolled downtown Delta. Bear, the Tinker, also entertained crowds by singing and playing music with his guitar, elbow pipes, flutes and bodhran. “Deltabration 2010 was two years in planning,” said Dann Michols, vicepresident of the Delta Mill Society. “I’m absolutely delighted by the turnout.” Built in 1810 by William Jones, the Old Stone Mill is the only surviving pre-1812 stone grist mill in Ontario. It was declared a National Historic Site in 1973 and further designated under the Ontario Heritage Act in 1978. The mill reopened in 2004 as a significant his-

torical site, and remains important for tourism to the village of Delta and the Township of Rideau Lakes region. According to curator Paul George, the Old Stone Mill receives anywhere from 8,000 to 10,000 visitors annually. It is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until the Labour Day weekend. MORE REASONS TO DELTABRATE The fun is not over yet in Delta, as Deltabration 2010 continues throughout the summer. Events include a Father’s Day brunch at Delta United Church on Sunday, June 20, Canada Day festivities at Lower Beverley Lake Park and the Delta Fair, which runs from July 22 to 25. For a complete listing of 2010 Deltabration events, visit http://www.deltamill. org/deltabration/events. html.

Mayor of Rideau Lakes Ron Holman cuts a ribbon and unveils a tree which was dedicated in memory of the mill’s 200th birthday.



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Manuel Da Silva, CEO and chairman of Aquablue International, has secured a lawyer who is currently contesting the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) March 5 order which blocked Da Silva from selling or getting rid of funds, titles or other financial goods or products in his possession. “We will be back in court on the 30th of June to present our arguments,” writes Sylvain Théberge, spokesperson for the AMF, in an email. “Meanwhile, our investigation is still going on.” Théberge said the AMF’s arguments are about why the Quebec financial securities commission thinks the court decision is a good one, and why there is no reason to contest that, except to win time. The initial hearing was scheduled for sometime in mid-May, but was delayed because the bottled water company CEO didn’t have legal representation at the time. In a press release, one of the concerns regarding Da Silva was tied directly to the proposed plans in Smiths Falls, where he is accused of false representations. The release states it was highly unlikely the final purchase of the plant in town would hap-

pen. In its decision, the AMF is basing its decision on several concerns pertaining to the overarching absence of consultation with investors such as allegations Da Silva may have deposited funds from investors in his personal bank account and transferred a minimal amount of those funds back to Aquagold or Aquablue. The company’s website is offline and has been for weeks, and the plant number is currently out of service. Despite all of this, Da Silva told This Week on April 21 a press release would be coming forward regarding news about the troubled bottled water plant in Smiths Falls. This Week staff has still not received the release; Da Silva cannot be reached for comment. As of early December, the company hadn’t completed a lease-to-own agreement with Hershey and had not ordered equipment for the plant. Representatives from Hershey’s were in town in early January, holding closed door meetings, but no information was released to the public. Approximately $372,000 in liens have been filed against the Hershey-owned property. Keep reading This Week for further updates and keep checking back at yourottawaregion. com.


SPECIAL TO THIS WEEK Exclusive Frank Lyman fashions, a light lunch and a relaxing afternoon at the Shipwreck in Rideau Ferry. Does this sound like a nice Sunday afternoon treat? If you said yes, then get your ticket today for the Sunday, June 27 fundraising fashion show event for the Lanark Animal Welfare Society. Put on by the Shipwreck in Rideau Ferry, and running from noon to 3 p.m., Marianne Style of Smiths Falls will be featuring Lyman (a Canadian designer) fashions on the restaurant’s patio. LAWS representatives will also be on hand providing information about the shelter. Tickets are $25 each and include entrance to the fashion show, a light lunch and a non-alcoholic beverage. Dallas Kennedy, owner and operator of the Shipwreck, and a LAWS

supporter, is hoping this first-ever event will become annual. Tickets can be purchased at Marianne Style (located at 45 Beckwith St. N. in Smiths Falls) or by calling the store at 613-2836202. Tickets can also be purchased by calling the Shipwreck, at 613-2640812. LAWS is a non-profit organization that houses, at any given time, 12 dogs and over 100 cats. Receiving no government funding, the shelter must fundraise to ensure the animals in their care are loved and cared for until they find their loving home. For more information, please check out the shelter website,, email shelter@, call 613283-9308, or come in to the facility, which is located at 253 Glenview Rd. -Submitted by the LAWS board of directors

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Sabrina Bedford plays with kittens Twiddle, Onyx and Margaret during the kitten shower hosted by the Lanark Animal Welfare Society (LAWS) on Saturday, June 5. The shower was designed to bring awareness about spaying and neutering to the community.


Get ready to rock and roll, Smiths Falls, because on Saturday, July 3, the old Memorial Community Centre will be filled with fun, song and dance. Hosted by the new arena fundraising committee, the Rink n’ Roll Rideau Ferry Nostalgia Dance features musical entertainment from the Digratos, the Last Supper, Continentals, Big Act and E.S.P. Margo Loughren, an administrative assistant with the town and a member of the committee, says the evening will be full of fun and local acts. “People from around here always went to Rideau Ferry for dancing,” she explains. “It was the big thing to do.” And because the event is taking place near the Canada Day long weekend, Loughren says it will be the perfect opportunity for locals and tourist to put on their dancing shoes. Tickets are $12, and all proceeds will be going towards the new arena. Get yours at the Smiths Falls recreation department, Cobra Pools in Perth, Scott’s Convenience Store, the Rideau Ferry Store and Gallery Hair Salon. Doors open at 7 p.m.; the event runs from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. For more information, call 613-283-4124, ext. 1122 or call 613-283-2967.

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Honouring Smiths Falls’ long-term employees Prior to council on Monday evening, Mayor Dennis Staples presented employee service awards to seven individuals who have been serving with the Town of Smiths Falls for 25 and 30 years.

Bruce Small has worked for 25 years in the public works department.

Karen Cornhill-Schecter, chief librarian at the Smiths Falls Public Library, was honoured for 25 years of service at the library.

Bill Morrison receives his plaque for 25 years of service in the public works department.

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It’s been approximately one month since a group of six students at St. Luke Catholic High School began putting their math skills to use, and business is going swimmingly. While learning about spending and purchasing power in their Grade 11 workplace math class, a group of six students from the high school, along with their teacher, Carolyn Crosby, started Fair Wage Friday at St. Luke: the team is selling $6 T-shirts, coined as “thirdhand,” at lunch hour in order to promote awareness about sweatshops and unfair wages. Students can purchase a shirt and wear it on Fridays, in place of the regular school uniform. Launch day was on Friday, May 7. Since then, the group has moved into a former guidance counsellor’s office and each student is taking turns learning how to work the cash register. Sales, says group member John Petch,

have been going pretty well. “We have good sales,” he says. “We’re starting to show profit.” In the beginning, the crew decided to donate 25 per cent of their proceeds to World Vision. Now, they’ve upped that number to 50 per cent. “It’s a great experience for us,” says group member James Des Rosiers. In addition to a Facebook group called Third Hand Clothing, the group has also created 75 posters and has tacked them up around town. They also hope to get a website going next year. Petch is still hoping to take the idea with him to Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute, where he will be attending next year, and to possibly expand the program across the school board. The group will continue to sell the T-shirts until the end of the school year, on June 30. To contact a member of the group to purchase a T-shirt, email thirdhandclothing@

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Business going well for St. Luke’s Third Hand Clothing

(At left) The group poses with their teacher, Carolyn Crosby, in their new space. (Top) James Des Rosiers and Matthew Drapeau welcome customers and classmates into the Third Hand Clothing office on Thursday, June 3. PHOTOS BY MELISSA DI COSTANZO

Canada 55+ Games coming to SF in Aug. The following are briefs from the Town of Smiths Falls June 7 council meeting at 5 p.m. Councillors Rob Peters and Jack Traynor were not present at the meeting.

CRUISERS RECEIVE APPROVAL L a r r y H a r d y, Smiths Falls Police Service Chief, received authorization to pre-purchase two 2011 police cruisers, valued at $50,000. The purchase will save the town an additional $10,000 because the models the department requires as part of a package will no longer be available in the future. The cars were expected to be purchased under next year’s budget. They will be retrofitted next year to the tune of $8,000.

Cummings also said volunteers who would like to assist with fundraising are asked to come forward to help out with the project. For more information, call 613-283-4122, and ask to speak with Margo Loughren.


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PITCH IN NUMBERS Pitch In 2010 numbers are in, and this year, 1,397 volunteers hauled 214 bags of garbage, 26 bags of recyclables and “lots of large junk” from 35 sites around town, said Coun. Ken Graham. 393128-23-10

CANADA 55+ GAMES REPS PROVIDE A RUNDOWN OF EVENTS David Dargie, chair, and Laurence Bishop, executive director of the 2010 Canada 55+ Games provided an update to council about the approaching summer games. The City of Brockville is hosting the games, and one event is expected to take place in Smiths Falls: fivepin bowling at Smiths Falls’ Gratton Lanes. Anywhere from 140 to 160 participants are expected to take part in this event and these people are staying in town at the Comfort Inn, which, as Bishop noted, has a positive economic impact on the town. “Hopefully, they’ll be coming early and staying late,” he said. “Brockville can only accommodate 800 people. That means 1,200 people will be staying outside of Brockville.” Mayor Dennis Staples said the town will assist game planners in making the event successful. “Whatever we can do here in Smiths Falls … we’re here to do that,” he said. The games run from Aug. 24 to 27 and approximately 2,000 athletes are expected to participate. Events taking place include badminton, contract bridge, duplicate bridge, cribbage, and darts.

WATERFRONT TASK FORCE MEMBERSHIP APPROVED Eleven individuals were appointed to the waterfront task force for a term ending on Nov. 30. Those appointed by council are as follows: Irv Mazurkiewick, Chris Canning, B a r r y We b s t e r , Ron Stronski, Ryan Vandermeer, Ron Gemmell, Bill Paterson, Lois McLenaghan, Jeff Keyes, Greg Waters and Bev Hitchins.

ARENA FUNDRAISING UPDATE Close to $167,000 has been raised for the new arena, said Coun. Chris Cummings, who is also in charge of co-ordinating corporate donations for the initiative. Cummings said dressing rooms, seats and three halls are all available for sponsorship. So far, 100 out of 1,500 seats have been sponsored. The cost of sponsoring a seat is $200.



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Relay a time of reflection Each June, something big and special happens in Lombardy. What began as a fundraising event has grown into a magical celebration of life, a night of resolve to make a difference, continue to raise support and one night a year in which to formally remember those who have lost their battles with cancer. Yes, it’s Relay for Life time again. Participation involves walking in an inspirational 12-hour overnight event, as communities come together and fight to make cancer history. Without going into detail about how the Canadian Cancer Society needs this type of work for financial assistance, and how more research is needed to help eliminate the disease, simply put, the relay has grown into being one of the largest organized summer events in the entire region. But the relay is about more than facts associated with the disease. The feeling out there on that one night a year isn’t easy to put into words. Openness, mixed with urgency, coupled with an elation of being a part of the event, but still shrouded with the dark truth that not everyone is a survivor. It’s sad in this day in age that cancer has touched the lives of almost everyone in some way. That drives home the importance of such an event - not only to raise money, but to foster hope and support when dealing with a very scary reality. It is special to have such a large-scale event on the local scene and it should be celebrated, whether though participation, sponsorship or through stopping by at some point during the festivities to offer moral support. Kudos to the organizers, who have spent months planning this: your efforts will not go unnoticed.



Bonnie Brown smiles as she cooks up a storm at the Salvation Army volunteer barbeque held on Saturday, June 5.

Mayor, council hopefuls coming forward in the near future MELISSA DI COSTANZO

LOOKING FOR BAGS Tanis Cowan, from the Smiths Falls Community Hospital Foundation, is looking for good quality, fun and funky handbags, duffle bags, pouches, cases, pocket books, brief cases, attaché cases, luggage, purses, coolers, totes, sports bags, lunch bags, overnight bags or any other type of sac for the Sacs on the Green fundraiser. Call her at 613-283-9743 if you have a bag to donate.


Word on the street is that two candidates will be coming forward in the coming weeks: one is prepared to file nomination papers for the mayor’s seat and the other will be in the running for a position on council. John Levatte, campaign manager for one and director of communications and public relations for the other, wouldn’t let much information slip about the candidates, but he did say the two gentlemen are planning lots of town hall and public meetings to generate discussion and debate about key issues and the future of the town.

Platforms are being planned and more information will follow. When the names come forward, we’ll be sure to let you know. Keep reading This Week for future updates.

RAIN DATE Thanks to some spring showers on Sunday, June 6, the Friends of the Smiths Falls Public Library have postponed their book sale: it is now taking place next Sunday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come out for some great

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deals and baked goods from the also washedout Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour. The annual book sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Smiths Falls Public Library, takes place on Daniel Street, beside the library. All proceeds go towards children’s programs, equipment and material for the library. For more information about the book sale, call 613-283-2911.


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THIS WEEK STAFF With the move to the newly-constructed wing, the main entrance at the Smiths Falls site of the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital has been relocated to Elmsley Street. Patients and visitors are asked to use this new main entrance. Only emergency patients should use the emergency entrance. In order to facilitate locating various services, patients and visitors should access the Smiths Falls site as follows: • Patients in need of emergency services should continue to enter through the emergency entrance located off of Cornelia Street, and park in the adjacent emergency parking lot. • Patients with appointments to see Dr. Anderson, Dr. Morell and Dr. Miller should continue to enter through the emergency entrance off of Cornelia Street.

• Access through the main entrance on Elmsley Street should be used by the following patients with appointments: for radiology, cardiopulmonary, physiotherapy and dialysis, proceed to the registration desk located in the main lobby; patients who have appointments with Dr. Kerner and Dr. Roney; patients with appointments in the obstetrical clinic and cataract pre-op assessment clinic; for patients heading to surgery. Signage inside the hospital will also direct patients and visitors to the appropriate areas. The new main entrance is open Monday to Friday, from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Access to the Smiths Falls site after these hours will continue to be through the emergency department entrance. Parking for all non-emergency patients and visitors will continue in the main lot (which is located on Elmsley Street). For more information, contact the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital at 613283-2330.

REAL route maps promote biking MELISSA DI COSTANZO THIS WEEK

For all you cyclists out there, listen up and get your gear ready, because the Rideau Environmental League (REAL) has got a route map for you. A number of volunteers from REAL have compiled a map of suggested routes for both visitors and residents to help encourage and promote biking in and around town. “It’s been a long time coming,” says REAL president, Barb Hicks. “We encourage active transportation. People can do more biking and walking, as opposed to driving. “We’re doing this for residents and tourists. People don’t know their town. We’re encouraging them to

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explore it.” REAL welcomes walking and biking because it produces fewer greenhouse gases, conserves fossil fuels, is healthier for participants and contributes to a sense of community, Hicks added. MAP SPECS The map is full of routes, which, as Hicks notes, are suggested routes to explore the area surrounding Smiths Falls. Each route is less than an hour and a half. In total, there are eight routes. Most routes are either departing or returning to the Beckwith Street Bridge, in the centre of town. Five routes are loops and some hook up to local trails, such as the Cataraqui and Rideau trails. The Cataraqui Trail is a shareduse trail which terminates in Smiths Falls. The Rideau

Trail was developed for hikers, but through Smiths Falls, it mostly follows road and paths that can be biked. Hicks stresses cyclists should use the routes at their own risk, and follow all safety rules, such as wearing a helmet, especially on busy streets such as highways 15, 29, 43 and Roger Stevens Drive. REAL has included links to various safety websites, such as the Young Cyclists Guide, on their website. Hicks says REAL welcomes suggestions about the map. “We’re trying to consult with everyone,” she explains. “We’ll modify it if people come up different routes.” Click on http:// w w w. r e a l a c t i o n . c a / cycling%20routes.html to print out your own copy of the map.


Tom Foulkes received a delightful surprise on Monday night: Foulkes, who according to Mayor Dennis Staples is a “dynamo in the community,” was presented the Senior Achievement Award, an award which honours those who have made outstanding contributions to their communities after turning 65. The award is presented through the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration. For more on how Foulkes stays active in Smiths Falls, read next week’s edition of This Week.

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Notes From the Nest By: Nicki Hayes

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Redhawks At Tennis Many students from SFDCI played in the Tennis Tournament in Smiths Falls on Tuesday May 25th. Two Senior boys, Alex Smith and Chris Haines, played their first game and won 6-1 against St. Johns. The two boys played against Brad Hamilton and Brandon Wilkinson and lost against them 61. When Brad and Brandon went to play against the St. John’s team, and they didn’t show up, Brad and Brandon won first in their division. The Sr. Girls doubles Amy MclLvenna and Ainsley Saumure needed to win one game to move on, and they did so in their first game, winning 6-0 automatically sending them into the next round. Playing against their rivals from St. Johns, the girls won 6-5. For Sr. Girls singles, there was only Carla Hogan and one other person. When the two girls played Carla won. One of the Sr. Mixed teams was made up of Vince Dufort and Lindsay O’Neil who won their first game against St. Johns 6-0. They played their second game

against Sierra Cauley and Brett Costello. Meanwhile the Jr. Boys Doubles, Micheal Nix and Connor Robson won their first game against St. Johns 6-3, and then played their second game against Ian Hall and Trent Sheridan, losing 6-0. As for the Jr. Girls doubles Kayley Kennedy and Alexandra Richards played against St. Johns and lost 7-6. The Junior Gils Singles player Alex Dufort won her game againstr St. Johns 6-4, meanwhile Natalie Doland lost her game. A number of Redhawks made it to EOSSAA, which was held in Kingston on May 28th. From EOSSAA, Sierra Cauley & Brett Costello and Ainsley Saumure & Amy McIlvenna advanced to OFSAA last week in Toronto. Brett and Sierra were able to make it to the quarter finals, which was the best a team from SFDCI has ever done. Congratuations on a great season Redhawks! Right: Alex Dufort tries to keep the ball in ithe court.

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Lanark County businesses can now tap into a whole new pool of money. The Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation, a local community-based organization dedicated to job creation through commercial enterprise, often helps businesses set up and expand with the help of loans from the federal and provincial governments and other sources. This past year, the corporation joined the Eastern Ontario Community Futures Investment Pool. The corporation can lend up to $250,000 to a business, but now that it is part of this pool, a further $350,000, up to a top amount of $600,000, can be lent out to area businesses. Interested businesses can apply for this expanded loan program starting this month. The corporation held its annual general meeting at the Beckwith Township

Sports Complex on June 3, where executive director John Doherty revealed that over the past year, the corporation had approved 13 loan applications worth $901,000. It declined four loans worth $603,000. The corporation also offers façade improvement loans, and four such loans were approved last year for $31,000 in total. “We think it’s a small program,” said Doherty. “But we see it as part of bringing downtowns back.” Another area in which local businesses need help is helping to deal with rising training costs. In the 2009-2010 year, the corporation put forward $118,000 towards skills training for local businesses. One business that took up the offer of help with skills training funding was Kilmarnock Enterprise. “Our training costs are phenomenal,” said Isabelle Belot-Graveline of Kilmarnock, a design engineering firm. “We try to encourage people to get as much training as possible… (because) when our guys are

sent out on a job site, they pretty much have to know it all. The training that goes into that is tremendous.” Doherty also trumped the local community economic development projects it has been involved with over the past 12 months, including: • Completing working on a trail development from the sports complex to a nearby school in Beckwith Township. • Completing a structural engineering report for the town hall auditorium in Carleton Place to conform to Ontario Heritage regulations. • New signage in Perth d i r e c t i n g t r a ffi c f r o m Highway 7 to the downtown core. • A major rehabilitation of the Rosedale Community Hall in Montague Township. • Completion of design and fabrication of entranceway signs to the Town of Almonte in Mississippi Mills. • Creating a public access internet point at a busy tourist park for wireless internet access in Smiths Falls.


Ted Joynt, water/wastewater operations superintendent, shows off the new water treatment plant during Doors Open Smiths Falls on Sunday, June 6.

Contact us at: 1702 9th Line Beckwith • RR#2, Carleton Place, ON • K7C 3P2 General Inquiries: 613-257-1539 or 1-800-535-4532 (613 area code) Public Works: 613-257-1810 or 1-800-535-4534 (613 area code)

SCHEDULED MEETING DATES 2010 The Meeting Dates are as follows:

Thursday June 17th Monday June 21st Monday June 21st Tuesday June 22nd Monday June 28th

6:30 PM 6:00 PM Immed. Following 6:00 PM 7:00 PM

EDC Public Works Finance Recreation Planning

Deputy-Reeve Sharon Mousseau Councillor Ross Trimble Councillor Faye Campbell Reeve Richard Kidd Councillor Brian Dowdall

Detailed agendas for meetings are available for review on the Township website at or at the Township Office 24 hours prior to the meeting THE TOWNSHIP OF BECKWITH REQUEST FOR QUOTATION - MUNICIPAL WALKING/CYCLING TRAIL FENCE The Township of Beckwith is interested in obtaining a quote for the construction of a Municipal Walking/Cycling Trail Fencing. Interested companies are requested to submit a quotation on or before Friday, June 18th, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) to: Township of Beckwith 1702 9th Line Beckwith, Carleton Place, ON K7C 3P2 Attention: Cynthia Moyle, Chief Administrative Officer Telephone: (613) 257- 1539 • Fax: (613) 257-8996 E-Mail: The lowest or any quotes may not necessarily be accepted. THE FOLLOWING MEASUREMENTS ARE TO BE CONSIDERED ESTIMATES. ALL BIDDERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONFIRM MEASUREMENTS PRIOR TO SUBMITTING COMPLETED QUOTATIONS. The Township of Beckwith presents….. Official Opening of the Multi Purpose Sports Field, Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 2:30 pm. Beckwith Park – 1319 9th line. BECKWITH SCHOOL ALUMNI DANCE Everyone Welcome! Saturday June 12th, 2010 from 8:30 p.m. ~ 12:30 a.m., Beckwith Park- 1319 9th Line Beckwith $5.00 in advance or $7.00 at the door - FEATURING: THE STOOL PIGEONS Purchase tickets at the Beckwith Township Office or from one of the Beckwith School Alumni Committee Members. All Proceeds go to support the Beckwith Public School. Special Occasion permit under the LLBO. For more information please check the Township Web-site at under events. 2010 FINAL TAXES Please be advised that property owners should be receiving their Final Tax Bill in the mail this week. If you have not received your 2010 Final Tax Bill please contact the municipal office. The taxes are due on Wednesday June 30th and Wednesday September 22nd, 2010. For your convenience the office will be open on Saturday June 27th and Saturday September 18th, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon to receive tax payments. THE TOWNSHIP OF BECKWITH WILL BE ACCEPTING TENDERS FOR THE FOLLOWING ITEM: POWELL STREET RECONSTRUCTION - Tender # 2010-07


Tender forms may be obtained from the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, 1702 9th line, Beckwith Township, Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 9 a.m. THE LOWEST OR ANY TENDER NOT NECESSARILY ACCEPTED. Further information can be obtained by contacting: Darwin Nolan Cynthia Moyle Public Works Superintendent Chief Administrative Officer 613-257-1810 613-257-1539 1-800-535-4534 1-800-535-4532 613-257-8996 (fax)




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Local doctors honoured by national president’s visit LAURA MUELLER THIS WEEK

Local medical practitioners had input into a national healthcare transformation policy when the president of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) visited Perth on May 27. Dr. Anne Doig met with approximately 20 physicians as part of ongoing discussions about issues facing doctors across the country. “Everything I hear from my colleagues expands my knowledge of what’s going on out there,” said Doig, a family physician from Saskatoon who was elected to lead Canada’s largest association of doctors for 2010. The association, which represents more than 70,000 physicians, lobbies the government on public health issues. While the discussion wasn’t open to the public, Doig said she hoped to get local doctor’s thoughts on the challenges facing rural doctors and particularly, the obstacles in recruiting doctors to rural areas – or if those challenges are as significant as they

are made out to be. “I’d really like to know what it’s like out in the field – maybe the healthcare shortage isn’t so acute,” she said, noting that the number of physicians per capita doesn’t indicate whether those doctors are general practitioners or specialists, and how they are distributed across the country. Outside urban areas, doctors are called on to share many duties, including emergency medicine. “It’s a family doctor, but it’s a different breed,” she said. The CMA is also looking at how wellprepared internationally trained doctors are for the rural medicine setting. In general, Doig said doctors who have trained and practised in foreign countries are more independent, self sufficient and better prepared for the rural environment they are likely to encounter in Canada. Doig said the CMA is also examining the issue of ongoing training for doctors who are separated from the medical academic community. While urban doctors often have access and frequent interaction with universities and learn about new techniques and

research, rural and remote doctors are more cut off from that exchange, Doig said. Doig also presented a blueprint for healthcare reform, including the CMA’s patient charter.

AREA DOCTOR HONOURED A Carleton Place physician, Dr. Donald Ferguson, was honoured with an Ontario Medical Association (OMA) award during the May 27 meeting in Perth. Doig was asked to do the honour of presenting the Glenn Sawyer Service Award to the long-time doctor and more recently, anesthesiologist. The award recognizes significant service to the OMA, medical profession for public at the community level. In his nomination, Perth’s Dr. Alan Drummond, president of the Lanark County Medical Society, stated, “I can think of no one within our county who is more deserving.” Ferguson graduated from Queen’s Medical School in 1964 and set up a practice in Carleton Place a year later. After several years of practise in the area, Drummond stated that Ferguson recognized a need for an enhanced level of anesthesiologist services in Saturday, June 19, 2010, 9:00 a.m. Lanark County and decidCivic #2250, County Road 31, Winchester, ON ed to return to school for two years of post-graduate 613-774-7000 or 1-800-567-1797 training at Queen’s and More than 300 vehicles and equipment from Federal Government and others the University of Ottawa. Primary list at: Ferguson was the chief of staff at the Carleton Place Hospital on two

separate occasions. He has provided general practitioner and anesthesiologist services in Carleton Place, Perth, Smiths Falls and Almonte. In addition to his family practice, Ferguson also provided general surgical service, including caesarean sections. Despite having retired in 2006, he still assists in the operating rooms of the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital for general surgery and orthopedic programs. Beyond his medical service, Drummond stated that Ferguson has been a “great friend, mentor and inspiration to generations of Lanark County physicians,” calling him an “iconic county doctor.”

Public & Classic Car Auction

Cars: 09 Lancer, 6 kms; 08 Caliber, 6 kms; 08 Avenger, 6 kms; 07 Optra, 74 kms; 07 Golf, 28 kms; 06 Taurus, 136 kms; (3) 06 Pursuit, 42-128 kms; 06 Prius, 46 kms; 06 Malibu, 55 kms; (2)06 Fusion, 56-133 kms; 06 Accord, 63 kms; 05 Magnum, 95 kms; 05 Grand Am, 116 kms; (2) 05 Epica 55-61 kms; 05 Cavalier, 84 kms; 05 Camry, 72 kms; 05 300, 131 kms; 05 3i, 147 kms; (2)04 Taurus, 137-155 kms; 04 Optra, 349 kms; 04 Neon, 125 kms; 04 Civic, 235 kms; 03 Vibe, 135 kms; 03 Sunfire, 143 kms; 03 Passat, 168 kms; 03 Neon, 134 kms; 03 Mustang, 110 kms; (2) 03 Focus 216-232 kms; 03 Cr Vic, 183 kms; 03 Century, 155 kms; 02 Acura TL, 228 kms; 02 Sebring, 153 kms; 02 Protégé, 223 kms; 02 Lesabre, 229 kms; 02 Elantra, 131 kms; 02 Civic, 259 kms; 02 Century, 133 kms; 01 Taurus, 219 kms; (2) 01 Sunfire, 152-244 kms; 01 Sonata, 197 kms; 01 PT Cruiser, 190 kms; 01 Passat, 142 kms; 01 Intrigue, 157 kms; 01 Protégé, 85 kms; 01 Corolla, 161 kms; 01 Focus, 157 kms; 00 Sephia, 138 kms; 00 Concorde, 187 kms; 00 Saturn L, 75 kms; 00 Sephia, 138 kms; 00 Accent, 251 kms; 00 Camry, 245 kms; 00 Intrepid, 248 kms; 00 Impala, 157 kms; 00 Focus, 82 kms; 00 Cougar, 162 kms; 00 Corolla, 301 kms; 99 Protégé, 163 kms; 99 Gr Marquis, 150 kms; 99 Golf, 158 kms; 99 Cavalier, 153 kms; (2)99 Accord, 192-233 kms; 99 Accent, 149 kms; 99 A4, 197 kms; 98 Sunfire, 90 kms; 98 Regal, 152 kms; 98 Protégé, 183 kms; 98 Escort, 127 kms; 98 Continental, 374 kms; 98 Catera, 216 kms; 98 Altima, 148 kms; 97 LSS, 204 kms; 87 Corolla, 156 kms SUVs: 07 Escape, 99 kms; 06 CRV, 62 kms; 05 Jimmy, 65 kms; 04 Santa fe, 158 kms; 04 Envoy, 86 kms; 02 Tahoe, 143 kms; (5) Suburban, 105-234 kms; 02 Sportage, 234 kms; 02 Envoy, 202 kms; 00 Sportage, 178 kms; 00 Expedition, 148 kms; 99 Suburban, 177 kms; 99 Pathfinder, 248 kms; (2) Pathfinder, 146-246 kms; 96 Cherokee, 357 kms; 95 Blazer, 231 kms; 93 Cherokee, 204 kms Vans: 07 Caravan, 79 kms; 05 Uplander, 98 kms; 05 Express, 86 kms; 04 Pacifica, 83 kms; 04 Express, 88 kms; 03 Venture, 308 kms; 03 Sedona, 104 kms; 02 Windstar, 174 kms; (2) 02 Venture, 110-248 kms; (2)02 Montana, 122-218 kms; 02 Ram, 37 kms; 01 Windstar, 323 kms; 01 Odyssey, 218 kms; 01 Express, 55 kms; 01 E350, 76 kms; 99 Caravan, 146 kms; 98 Voyager, 223 kms; 98 Transport, 183 kms; 97 Savanna, 482 kms; 95 Odyssey, 232 kms Light Trucks: 08 Colorado, 6 kms; 05 F350, 152 kms; 04 F350, 84 kms; 03 F150, 179 kms; 02 1500, 159 kms; 02 F150, 157 kms; 01 Silverado, 259 kms; 01 Dakota, 186 kms; 00 Sierra, 288 kms; 99 F350, 157 kms Heavy Trucks: 05 E450, 192 kms; 05 W5500, 368 kms; 03 C6500, 302 kms; 99 IH 8100, 399 kms; 97 IH 9200 Eagle, 623 kms; 90 IH Ultimaster, 199 kms Trailers: (2)10 Cargo; 90 Great Dane; (2) microlite bike; 09 Salem Forest river Recreational: 09 Triumph Sprint, 9 kms; 07 AC 700, 1 kms; 07 Seadoo Speedster 150; 08 Honda 125R; 08 ZMC250; 03 AC 400, 1 kms; 06 Fleetwood; 05 Coachmen Futura; 05 Yamaha Silverado, 12 kms; 06 Honda CRF150F; Princecraft Vectra boat Misc. Items: Pressure washers; JD mower; Tennant 480ES sweeper; Jacobsen HR5111 mower; JD L130; (3) Compactor; Yardpro mower

CLASSIC CARS WILL BE SOLD AT 1:00 P.M. Partial Listing 90 Reatta, 86 Elcamino SS; 87 Firebird, 209 kms; 84 Camaro, 142 m; 84 Olds 98 Regency; 83 Olds 98 Regency; 80 St. Regis; 76 Beauville, 86 m; 71 Cheyenne, 68 Fury; 67 Newport; 66 Monaco; 66 Newport; 65 New Yorker; 65 Pariessene; 53 Chieftain 8; 52 Pontiac GRN; 27 Chandler Kit Car, 153 m


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Lanark County physician Dr. Donald Ferguson (centre) receives the Glenn Sawyer Service Award from Dr. Gail Beck from the Ontario Medical Association (left) and Dr. Anne Doig, president of the Canadian Medical Association in Perth on May 27.



Annual General Meeting The Annual General Meeting of the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital Corporation will be held at the Smiths Falls Site, Smiths Falls, ON (60 Cornelia Street West), in the Main Boardroom on Tuesday, June 22, 2009 at 16:00 hours. “Tim Carter” Tim Carter, Chair Board of Directors

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If you happen to find yourself strolling along the waterway, take a closer look at your surroundings, because you may notice some new additions dotting the landscape. Ten of 16 information pedestals, dubbed the Rideau Trail, have now been installed, pointing out assorted historical and culturally significant locations throughout the town. The remaining six pedestals are currently sitting in the town’s public works building, to be installed in the coming weeks. The pedestals, which extend from Heritage House Museum to the Bascule Bridge, point out a variety of local sites, including Ryan’s Park Racetrack, Old Sly’s rapids, Postwar Housing, the former

site of Frost and Wood Company Ltd., the Combined Locks, Beckwith Street and Beckwith Bridge, Victoria Park, and town hall. Each pedestal bears the town’s logo and a brief description of the site. Some depict both old and new images of the site. The project began roughly three years ago as the brainchild of Chuck Hudson, the town’s former community development officer. Since then, Heritage House Museum, Parks Canada and the municipal heritage committee have jumped on board. The province of Ontario provided financial assistance through the Ontario Small Town and Rural Development grant, which was designated for municipal projects along the waterfront. Coun. Chris Cummings, a member of the municipal heritage committee, says the proj-

Kids’ activities will be taking place from 7:45 to 9:30 p.m. They include face painting, science experiments and games, such as soccer, Frisbee and cards. Popcorn and balloons are free at the Smart Shop; bedtime stories and cookies will round off kids’ activities. Theme laps include: • 2 a.m. – Olympics (I am Canadian, Canadian or other countries). • 3 a.m. – Impersonator/famous faces. • 4 a.m. – Vega special occasions, wedding attire, Casino Royal (casino dealers/waiters/dancers). • 5 a.m. – Magic hour (participants can come on stage and show their magic tricks). • 6 a.m. – Pyjama party.

Coun. Chris Cummings displays one of two pedestals currently in Centennial Park. Ten of 16 informational pedestals have been installed around various sites in town.

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ect came to fruition with the help of many dedicated volunteers. “The results are fantastic,” he says. “It’s good to see it come together.” And it’s not over yet. Cummings says plans are in the works to add another 13 pedestals to the town’s scenery over the next six years. These plans include the installation of pedestals at the Smiths Falls Public Library and at the Kilt and Castle. Cummings also says a pamphlet is in the works, which will point out these sites and incorporate walking tours of the town.



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FACEBOOK GROUPS UPDATE A while back, I wrote about a Facebook group Coun. Robin Hawe set up called Smiths Falls 2010 Municipal Election. Since then, a couple of other groups have popped up on the social networking site. The kids who brought Third Hand Clothing to St. Luke Catholic Coldwell Banker Rideau Heartland Realty Ltd. High School have BROKERAGE started a Facebook 23 Beckwith St. N., Brennan-Trudel group promoting Lisa Suite 203, Sales Representative their business. The 613-283-7788 ext. 27 Smiths Falls, ON, K7A 2B2 Facebook group is An Independently Owned and Operated Member Broker of Coldwell Banker Affiliates of Canada called Third Hand Clothing, has a BRICK OPEN TRIPLEX HOUSE IN-GROUND POOL little over 50 followers, and was created by James Des Rosiers. Join the group to find Sunday, June 13 out when the next 4137 Highway 43, 1 - 2:30 p.m. North Elmsley 435 Highway 29 T-shirt sale date Township Wonderful family home with 3+ is, or to find out 3 bedroom home with full finished bedrooms, 3 baths, living room walk out basement. Bamboo floorwith gas fireplace, m/f mstr bdrm, more information ing. Newer oil furnace/oil tank and m/f laundry, 2+ attached garage, about the group of patio door to be installed before in-ground pool, basketball court. students. closing. Additional lot included. Covered verandah, screened in Fenced area around inground area overlooking the pool. Nicely Bonita Lucas landscaped, lots of parking. Close pool. Vendor anxious for an offer. has created a to town. $259,900. MLS# 756724 $199,000. MLS# 753716. group called MEMBERS OF THE Smiths Falls and OTTAWA REAL ESTATE BOARD

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$489,900. Beautiful privacy: 3.66 acres, tall pines, excellent 190’ waterfront. Quality 3bdr + 1,2bthr home, Bennett Lake Estates, nr Perth. Immaculate, bright & roomy open plan: cathedral ceiling, FP, very well-insulated. Large glass-sided deck, sunroom, kids’ bunk room, boat, 70HP, paddleboat, canoe, large dock. Beautiful lake views. Move in & enjoy. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435. Vicki Behn-Belland 613-257-8856.

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# LS 5 M 900 73

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# LS 6 M 515 75

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If you live in the Middle Rideau area and are interested in its environmental health, then the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) is pleased to present the Middle Rideau Subwatershed Report 2009. This information-loaded report is the first in a new series to be prepared on a regular basis for each of the six subwatersheds (Middle Rideau River, Jock River, Tay River, Lower Rideau, Kemptville Creek, and Rideau Lakes) in the Rideau Valley Watershed. The report summarizes the health of the Middle Rideau by looking at four indicators: forest cover, wetlands, shoreline vegetation and surface water quality. The good health of the subwatershed is largely due to the good stewardship activities taking place on the land. Landowners are doing their part to improve, protect and restore the watershed’s natural features. These can be simple acts, such as keeping shorelines natural, to more complicated projects, such as municipal planning and infrastructure development decisions. The Middle Rideau drains 822 square kilometres and, as its name suggests, is nestled in the middle of the Rideau system. Water flows from the higher rocky lake country of the Rideau Lakes subwatershed into the flatter farmland of the Middle Rideau that includes communities such as Lombardy, Motts Mills, Smiths Falls, Jasper, Merrickville and Burritts Rapids. Water flows on from the Middle Rideau to the Lower Rideau at Burritts Rapids. One of the key services of the RVCA is to collect science-based information on how the watershed works. This information is used for decision-making at all levels (individual, family, municipal, county, provincial). These monitoring efforts help the authority better understand watershed trends and help focus resource management actions where they are needed the most. This project is part of the RVCA’s watershed management mission that recognizes the connections between local awareness, local concern and local action. The Middle Rideau River Subwatershed Report 2009 is a summary of the conservation authority’s findings, but more detailed information is available online through the catchment data sheets. For your copy of this report, or to view the catchment data sheets, visit and look under “What’s new,” or contact Megan Watters at 613-692-3571, ext. 1132. -Submitted by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority

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FIREARMS AUCTION SATURDAY, JUNE 19TH, 10:00AM AT SWITZER’S AUCTION CENTRE, 25414 HIGHWAY 62 SOUTH, BANCROFT, ONT. OVER 200 NEW AND USED RIFLES, SHOTGUNS, HANDGUNS, AMMUNITION, CROSSBOWS, ANTIQUE RIFLES, MUSKETS, PISTOLS, KNIVES, BAYONETS, HARD & SOFT CASES, ACCESSORIES, ETC. See our complete listing at: w w w. s w i t z e r s a u c and check back for regular updates. We still have room for your quality consignments in this and future sales. Paul Switzer, Auctioneer/Appraiser, 1-613-332-5581, 1800-694-2609 or e-mail: info@swit


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CARPENTERS / FRAMERS WANTED Full-time employment with custom homebuilder. Valid driver’s licence required. Call 613831-2067 or send résumé by fax, 613-8318283, or e-mail brian@

Construction labourers required immediately. Must have own transportation, driver’s licence, WHMIS, Fall Protection & Confined Space. Equipment experience an asset. Phone 613-223-2303 or fax 613-839-7415.

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CABINET INSTALLERS Own Tools & Vehicle Required Forward resume to the Attention of Bill Laurysen Laurysen Kitchens Ltd. Box 1235, Stittsville, ON K2S 1B3 Fax: 613-836-7511or email to Only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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Les & Jan Reynolds of Carleton Place are proud and delighted to announce the marriage of their daughter Allison, to Adam Gervais, son of Susan Dunsmore of Richmond and Paul Gervais of Perth. The happy couple was married in Punta Cana, DR, on January 28, 2010. We’d like to thank the family and friends who travelled to share this day with us.


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Peacefully, at her cottage overlooking Otty Lake, on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 Margaret (Slorance) Osborn in her 83rd year. Beloved wife of the late David Charles Osborn. Loving mother of Bob (Louise) Osborn, Pat (Tad) Duff, Sue Osborn and Sandy Osborn (Colin McAlpine); proud grandmother of 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Marg was the dear sister of the late Stan Slorance and the late Joan Burgess. She will be sadly missed by all of her family and relatives. Friends paid their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth on Monday, June 7 followed by service at 10:30 a.m. In remembrance, contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. CL20141

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Gwendolyne R. North Peacefully, at Lanark Lodge, Perth, on Wednesday, June 2, 2010, Gwen (Broadbent) North, in her 79th year. Loved wife of the late Lorne North. Cherished mother of Robert (Belva) North of North Augusta, Karen (Garfield) Leach of Perth, James (Mildred) North of Frankville, Carol (Larry) McMunn of Perth, Lorna (Ben) Cooper of Harper, Ronald of Perth, Kevin of Mountain, Debbie (Gary) Byrne of Perth, John (Teena) North of McDonalds Corners, Kathy (Mike) Oakley of Perth and the late Lloyd, Darryl and infant daughter Lynda. Gwen will be sadly missed by her many grandchildren, greatgrandchildren and great-greatgrandchildren. Dear sister of Bruce (late Helene) Broadbent, Jim (Cathy) Boni, Donald (Dorothy) Broadbent, Geraldine (Doug) McPhee, Gordon (Cheryl), Tom (Nancy) and Judy Broadbent. Predeceased by her parents Mildred (Jacquith) and Arthur Broadbent, brother Edward and sisters Mildred Broadbent, Viola Hill and Gail Rodger. Gwen will be fondly remembered by her sister-in-law Freda Broadbent, brother-in-law Jim Hill, numerous nieces, nephews, all her family and friends at Lanark Lodge, especially her dear roommate Jean Willis. Friends paid their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth. Funeral service was held in Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church, 160 Wayside Dr., Perth, on Saturday, June 5 at 1:30 p.m. Interment, Pinehurst Cemetery, Playfairville. In remembrance, contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church would be appreciated.





It is with great sadness that the family of Patricia Ann (nee Hogan) Gibson announces her passing after a brief illness on Friday, June 4, 2010 at the age of 81 years. Patricia will be deeply missed by her husband Al Gibson and her children Lisa, Chris and Velma, her step-children and their families. Pat will be fondly remembered by her sister Bev and brothers Marty, Albert, Jerry, her grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Perth Manor, 23 Drummond St. W., Perth, on Friday, June 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. A Champagne Toast will be made at 7:30 p.m. in memory of Patricia. The family would like to thank the Perth & Smiths Falls District Hospital, GWM site and the ICU for the care of Patricia and the support provided to our family. In remembrance, contributions may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Lung Association or memorial fund of choice, through the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W. Perth (613) 267-3765.





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the environment, history, and biology. This summer, let your child explore the high seas as a wild pirate, travel back to relive the life of a Native American, or wear their best Halloween costume for Halloween in July. Children can be registered for individual days or for the whole week. The cost is $20 per day or $95 per week. For registration or inquiries, please call the Rideau Canal Museum at 613-284-0505 or 613-283-5170. You can also visit the website at -Submitted by the Rideau Canal Museum

Grab your hat and backpack and gear up for a wild journey, because this summer, the Rideau Canal Museum will be hosting the annual Rideau Rangers summer fun camp. The camp takes place during the weeks of July 5 to 9, July 19 to 23, and August 16 to 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The camp is open to children between the ages of six and 10. Each day features a variety of fun and educational activities that are based around

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Rideau Rangers summer day camp returns at RCM


The Ontario Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics began their run on the streets of Smiths Falls June 5 at the County Fair Mall. The torch run supports more than 16,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities.

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2 Wilson St. E., Perth

WATERFRONT BLACK LAKE - NEW PRICE! Gorgeous waterfront lot on the very desirable Black Lake only minutes to heritage Perth and the quaint village of Westport. Beautifully treed and nicely elevated with a gradual slope to the pristine shoreline this lot is truly a rare find. Imagine the serenity of panoramic sunsets and the peaceful privacy this lot affords. The neighbourhood features a nicely maintained road providing year-round access, and hydro and telephone service at the lot line. $229,000. Andrew Rivington, 613-812-3280

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TOTALLY UNIQUE PROPERTY – RIDEAU SYSTEM 6500+/- feet of shoreline on the Lower Rideau. Great swimming off the rocky point and sandy beach area by the house. Just lovely 3 bedroom brick home located on a point almost surrounded by water. Postcard views! PLUS 164 acres of recreational land! WOW! Call Barbara Shepherd, cell: 613-326-1361


RIVERFRONT ESTATE/RETREAT - 100 ACRES – 9 bedrooms, 7+ baths – 5 MINUTES TO PERTH. Severance potential, perfect for groups! AMAZING! Call Barbara Shepherd, cell: 613 326-1361




BLACK LAKE - $205,000 – open concept cute 2 bedroom cottage with 115 feet on the water and almost 250 feet deep. Large master bedroom, screened-in porch. Great access on the Black Lake North Shore Road. Call Barbara Shepherd, Cell 613-326-1361

BASS LAKE - Very private year-round home on beautiful Bass Lake. Great access within 15 minutes of Perth or Smith’s Falls, and an easy commute to Ottawa or Kingston. Nicely finished with red oak and ceramic tile throughout, large living room with with garden doors opening onto the lakeside deck, brick fireplace, and a warm colour pallet. Additional features include a full partitioned basement (with potential for a 3rd bedroom and with access to the single attached garage), lakeside screened gazebo, beautiful perennial gardens and phenomenal 110 foot x 315 foot landscaped fenced lot. $349,900. Andrew Rivington 613-812-3280

1034 Hoyle Lane, Silver Lake - $234,900 Motivated sellers want to sell this 3 bedroom, 4-season cottage. This south-facing property has 100 ft. of good level shoreline wtih dock, perfect for a summer of swimming and boating. Enter into the living room through terrace doors from the waterside deck into the large eat-in kitchen with adjoining porch, main-floor laundry/bathroom complete this living space. Two extra buildings on the property could be easily converted into bunkies for extra sleeping space. CALL or EMAIL Julia Scotland 613-328-3635



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Riverfront Condo in Carolina Court! Premium end unit location on the top floor. Light and bright, spacious 2 bedroom, 1.5 baths, inunit laundry, great views from your balcony! $212,000. Call Barbara Shepherd, cell: 613 326-1361

TAY TERRACES – End unit, ground floor – 2 bedrooms, large kitchen, very spacious – walk out your door to the river. Call Barbara Shepherd, cell: 613 326-1361




TRIPLEX - RIDEAU FERRY - Spacious units on the Rideau Ferry Road in a beautiful location across from Rideau Lake! 2, 2 bedroom and a one bedroom. Cathedral ceilings, pine floors, updated! $229,000. Call Barbara Shepherd, cell: 613 326-1361

$132,500 - Charming 3 br home in Lanark Village, large bright kitchen and dining area, French doors to family room and patio doors to a large backyard, main-floor laundry, double attached garage with workbench and rack shelving, numerous upgrades. MLS #748160. Call Oral Pretty, 613-264-1023






SUNDAY, JUNE 13 • 2-4 P.M. 5654 McDonalds Corners Road $189,500 - Charming 3 bdrm, 2 bath home in McDonalds Corners, hardwood flooring, large living room and dining room, updated kitchen, mainfloor family room and office, enclused front porch plus covered verandah, newly built garage and workshop. MLS #747969. Host Oral Pretty, 613-264-1023

SUNDAY, JUNE 13 • 2-4 P.M. 185 Maple Hollow Lane, Dalhousie Lake $249,000 - Follow 9th Concession from Watsons Corner Rd., then left onto Maple Hollow Lane, stay right to #185. Four-season getaway. Newly renovated 3 bedroom home with vaulted pine ceilings, open concept, large master bedroom with balcony enjoying fabulous up close view of the lake, insulated attached garage and workshop. Enjoy fishing in the summer, skiing at Calabogie in the winter and peaceful days all year round. CALL or EMAIL - Julia Scotland 613-328-3635,

Custom-built executive level 3+1 bedroom, 2 bathroom bungalow, beautifully finished with spacious kitchen featuring granite counters, granite top island and maple cabinetry. Hardwood floors throughout with ceramic tile in foyer and bathrooms, master bedroom with walk-in closet and ensuite with main floor laundry. Finished lower level with natural gas fireplace and dry bar, sparkling pool with great decking, covered verandah, stone facade and double attached garage with worshop area. Great location a stone’s throw from the golf course. $339,000 Norene Allan, 613-812-0407 Christian Allan, 613-207-0834

16 Polk Crescent - Portland-on-the-Rideau $259,000 - Make a point to visit this lovely home on a generous 1.46 acre lot in a quiet subdivision minutes from Big Rideau Lake. Keep your boat at the marina – just a 3-minute walk away. This bright and sunny home features open concept kitchen with new appliances included, eating and family room with terrace doors to the private deck, formal dining room, 4-pc bath, main-floor laundry, bright living room with bay window, 3 ample bedrooms with an ensuite off the master. The double car garage and full basement (awaiting your design) complete this wonderful package. CALL or EMAIL - Julia Scotland 613-328-3635

2791 Hwy. 15, Big Rideau Lake - $219,900 Amazing opportunity to own Big Rideau waterfront at a fraction of the price. This property offers many possibilities – the older home features three bedrooms, original gorgeous solid maple flooring, banister and baseboards, an amazing long sunset view up the Rideau, a dock just waiting for your boat as well as offering excellent highway exposure. Make this your home/business on the water and enjoy the best of both worlds.





127 Elmsley St., Smiths Falls - $174,900 Four bedroom, two bathroom Victorian red brick home in the heart of Smiths Falls is ready for a family. This tastefully decorated home has large rooms, high ceiling, hardwood floors, detached garage and walkout to the driveway and backyard perennial gardens from the large eat-in kitchen. Make time to preview this lovely home. CALL or EMAIL -

2 bedrm bungalow in town. 4pc. bath, main-flr laundry, eat-in kitchen, EBB heat, 200 amp service, crawl space, carport, steel roof, all appliances include. Close to schools, churches and downtown. $195,000. Call Joanne, 613-812-0505

1½ storey home in Perth, walking distance to downtown, golf course and park. Sunroom, eat-in kitchen, dining rm & living rm, a 2-pc. bath, 2 bedrms, 4-piece bathroom, full insulated basement - newer roof, some new windows, 200 amp, great neighbourhood. $239,000. Call Joanne, 613-812-0505

DUPLEX IN PERTH - $169,900 - 3 bedroom with basement and 1 bedroom, across from Code’s Mill Inn and Spa. MLS# 745872. Call Barbara Shepherd, cell: 613 326-1361

Thriving floral and gift business in downtown Perth. Be your own boss and cash in on the upcoming tourist and wedding season with this delightful business located in one of Perth’s lovely heritage stone buildings. Complete with a history of impressive sales, staff, new inventory, point of sale cash system, display furniture, cooler, signage, equipment and interactive website – don’t miss the opportunity to buy this turn-key business. CALL or EMAIL Julia Scotland 613-328-3635








194 acres - Very private! Large farmhouse substantially renovated – 4 bedrooms, full bath and laundry on the main level – huge living and dining rooms – stone fireplace with new insert. $329,900. Call Barbara Shepherd, cell: 613 326-1361

$85,000 - Affordable 1½ storey home in Lanark Village, large family room, main-level bedroom and loft bedroom, paved driveway to a 3-car garage with a large loft and separate hydro service, new oil furnace 2010, tank 2007. MLS #751424. Call Oral Pretty, 613-264-1023

$214,900 - Great little hobby farm with 3 br brick home on almost 10 acres minutes from Smiths Falls, mature trees, open fields, barn 1½ car garage, updated kitchen, main-floor laundry, airtight woodstove, house set back from the road. MLS #760404. Call Oral Pretty, 613-264-1023

Edge of Town - $229,000 Immaculate sidesplit - very private backyard - totally updated - newer kitchen, baths, flooring, windows and doors - just move in. MLS# 757582. Call Barbara Shepherd, cell: 613 326-1361

GORGEOUS AND IMMACULATE BUNGALOW 15 MINUTES TO PERTH with totally finished walkout lower level – Private setting. Top quality. Stunning master suite. Awesome views and superb design and finishings. $318,000. MLS# 751448 Call Barbara Shepherd, cell: 613 326-1361

$209,900 - Gorgeous 4 br, 3 bath home only 20 km from Perth and Smiths Falls, beautiful new kitchen and second floor bathroom, formal dining room and large living room and family room, lower level rec room withwoodstove, 2-car garage, above-ground pool, new flooring an fireplace and much more. MLS #754741. Call Oral Pretty, 613-264-1023

$264,900 - Well maintained 3 br, 3 bath bungalow on 6.25 acres, ensuite, main-floor laundry, 20 x 14 ft covered deck, 3-car garage and workshop plus carport, air-toair heat pump and central air, full basement with 2-pc bath, lots of inclusions, trails through property. MLS #754391. Call Oral Pretty, 613-264-1023








$219,000 - Private, quiet, yearround home on Mississippi River, 3 br bungalow with eat-in kitchen, dining/living room with hardwood flooring, main-floor laundry, large lot, full finished basement, 16 x 20 ft. workshop with loft, very peaceful location. MLS #753467. Call Oral Pretty, 613-264-1023

Crozier Road/Bob’s Lake - $63,500 12-acre parcel with water access on Bob’s Lake. Choose from many building sites on the property with four-season access on a paved road. As an added bonus enjoy use of a shared 7-acre parcel with frontage on Bob’s Lake only a 5-minute walk away. CALL or EMAIL Julia Scotland 613-328-3635

137 Beek St., Rideau System $149,000 - SWEET COTTAGE SWEET PRICE! On the RIDEAU west of Merrickville, this pretty 2 bedroom cottage is completely furnished for your move-in enjoyment, the dock is in and waiting for your boat! This is a nicely landscaped lot with septic, well and two extra sheds for storage. You can’t beat the price. CALL or EMAIL Julia Scotland 613-328-3635

Crow Lake Road, Bob’s Lake $169,000 - Looking to live on the water? This 2-acre lot on Bob’s Lake is ready for your dream home. Completely landscaped with flowering apple trees, shrubs and lawn, rocky shoreline and a forest buffer before the paved road make this an ideal location. The surrounding affluent neighbourhood will add value to your new home. CALL or EMAIL - Julia Scotland 613-328-3635

CHRISTIE LAKE – great waterfront for swimming – 2 bedroom cottage with fabulous views from the deck - updated bathroom, new siding, stone fireplace. $259,000. Call Barbara Shepherd, Cell 613 326-1361

Excellent cottage on Otty Lake, 3 bedrms, open concept, 4-pc. bath. Upgrades include new well, pressure tank and hot water heater, new stove, new wiring, new windows. Dock and furnishings included. Summer’s here! Call Joanne, 613-812-0505

ACREAGE 23 Acres - Off Station Rd. on Stones Rd. $24,500 7.5 Acres - On County Rd. #8 near Watsons Crs. $34,900 12 Acres - On Upper 4th Conc. of Bathurst. $45,000 27 Acres - On Upper 4th Conc. of Bathurst. $65,000 Call Joanne Bennell for more details, 613-264-0505

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3 bedrm year-round waterfront home on Pike River. Large openconcept main floor with kitchen, dining & living room, bedrooms on lower level with walkout from master bedrm, main-floor laundry & 4 pc bath, lovely setting with several outbuildings. $219,900. Call Joanne, 613-812-0505

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