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Accident scenario provides By DANIEL ROTH
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also had a hand in helping with the
police cars around the school on Feb. 8 were nothing to be alarmed 1
consolidation exercise; they constructed the sets
which were used
in the scenarios.
The scenario was based on an were part of the and Security
In the fall of 2000, LASA began holding the exercise to give the students an opportunity to apply their
theoretical knowledge when investigating a staged accident event.
Don Douglas, co-ordinator of LASA, said, “The purpose of the exercise
is to give a situation to the students so they can put into prac-
what they have learned from and a half.” The first stage of the scenario was held in the gymnasium of the Kenneth E. Hunter Recreation Centre, where students were divided into two groups to investigate two identical accidents. Other programs involved included pre-service firefighting, paramedic, journalism and broadcast. “The goal is to have them working with other programs which would tice
the previous year
mirror the real world,” said Douglas, adding, “I’m sure the other programs
industrial accident, but details can-
not be given out as
it is still
The hands-on exercise is based on various roles graduates of the program could do
as a career, including
working as investigators, conducting interviews and writing reports. “There are 58 students playing
scenario, but not
of them par-
ticipated during the day of the exercise, as they might be playing different roles such as insurance
and lawyers,” said
Douglas thinks the exer-
has gone well. “We were pleased with it, this being the third year running,” he said, adding, “We hit a few bugs along the road, but cise
to create a
the college in the
looking into creat-
ing a logo to represent
grams as applied degrees. A name change can be an expensive process because signs, letterheads and business cards have to be
gy and advanced learning (ITAL). Conestoga president John Tibbits
says getting graphic
one of the meth-
ods the college may use to create a new logo and brand name.
for students in graphic
design to tion for a
$500 or $ 1 ,000 bursary
make a new logo,” Tibbits says. The college is also working with a marketing firm in Kitchener to
how Conestoga should be “branded” because of the new determine
Conestoga College ITAL, but we have to decide what our brand name is going to be,” Tibbits says. A brand name is a shorter or legal
more catchy version of an
Tibbits says Conestoga will ensure
not going to be
change,” he says.
have' to use
have a good reputation as Conestoga College, so we don’t have to rush.”
says signs around the college
be replaced for about six months. However, only three weeks before the announcement of will not
this sign will
be replaced before the
March 25. The civil
and 11 for and photos.
Thieves target rec centre
other schools that have maintained
good reputation. “There are some very good ITALs around the world,” he says. “There is one in India and it is among the best and it rivals Harvard, Princeton and Yale.”
By TORI SUTTON
says an institute of technolo-
gy in Massachusetts is described as one of the best in the world. “They (the ministry) added advanced learning to the title because some students don’t see themselves as in technology,” he Before the announcement, many people thought Conestoga would
a polytechnic institution.
encounter someone at the college
Feb. 6, three lockers were
College’s recreation centre.
Bolt cutters were used to gain access to the contents of the lockers
the men’s change
around noon. Three unsuccessful attempts to break into more lockers also occurred.
Clothing, a wallet and keys were taken from the lockers along with a small amount of cash. Some stolen items were
recovered near the
Waterloo Regional Police. However, this was not the
want the Conestoga
thing, the ministry didn't
assume would become a university
shortly after the break-in.
But Tibbits says, although the two
incidence of theft at the rec cen-
At the end of
tre this semester.
January, a similar theft took place
a step in that direction.
security has released a descrip-
visiting the rec
out of place. “Anyone
using the facility should be
“Leave the building only through the front exit and don’t let people in without said Hunter.
exits the rec centre through the
door on the east side it is left ajar, making it easy for people to gain entry to the building without going through the front desk, said Hunter.
often, thieves will
and will be seen carrying bags that can conceal tools, like bolt cutters, and are big enough pairs
away To prevent
to carry first
Ryerson. He says residents shouldn’t worry that Conestoga’s new desig-
further thefts, the
making more frequent checks in the change rooms and making sure rec centre staff has been
doors to the building are closed. Despite the recent problems, thieves
do not usually
president of Jon Olinski, Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI),
agrees the designation of polytech-
proud to share
See Pages 10 additional story
with olive complexions and car-
to the public.
says he likes
of the semester.
will occur later in
or facility you belong to probably has a problem with lockers being broken into from time to time,”
the impression the
the appropriateness of the
types of mistakes in the field.” The exercise will continue for the
or associates of the college.
debate throughout the college as to
wonderful universities in the area and we don’t need another one,” he
The new name has created some
opportunity to correct any errors
occur, before they
college, said Hunter.
examples of potential brand names for Conestoga are CITAL or CCI-
Conestoga was designated an ITAJ^PjFeb. 10 by the Ministry of Trainuig. Colleges and
centre at the time of the break-in
suffer the injuries or fatalities that
Cameron Vietch, a part-time faculty member at the college, said the
would be a serious mistake to move to that because we have two
Conestoga College on the 401 sign, so maybe we’ll just put Conestoga up there, but we haven't made a
and is placed on signs, posters, brochures and letterhead. Some title
have one day.”
Highway 401 blew
Universities. The new designation means the college will be able to offer up to 15 per cent of its pro-
changed or replaced
ignation as an institute of technolo-
Currently, investigations are taking place and the next step of the exercise will be going to the provincial court in Kitchener on
may mean new
designation may be
scenario gives us experience in some of the jobs we can expect to
may make. “The event allows the students to make their mistakes here where they can learn from them and not
Graphic design students
centre Feb. 18. Findings of a
to the industrial accident scenario in the gymnasium of the rec student investigation will be presented in a court case at a later date.
April Dowdall, a second-year student, has the role of an insurance investigator and says the scenario provides the students with
otherwise they wouldn’t be coming
By DENIS LANGL OIS
and ambulances rushed
can’t go do a job shadow in most places,” she said, adding, “So the-
some experience before they
(Photo by Tori Sutton)
that is inevitable here real world.”
with us find value in the exercise
back every year.”
investigation by the students. Their findings will be presented in court later in the semester.
would not have been
good choice for Conestoga. Continued on page 2
appeared to not be students
Both men were
in their late
One man was
and the other
he said. “Conestoga does not have an ongoing problem with thefts like these."
A1 Hunter, supervisor of securi-
Anyone with information can
urging students to
contact security services inside
Door 4 or
dial ext. 3357.
— SPOKE, March
Hard work by students makes event a learning experience for everyone By NICO LE CHIL DS Conestoga College nursing
develop their teaching and communication skills while effectively delivering important information to
dents geared up and armed themselves with information for the
a targeted age group.
health fair at Stanley Park middle
Abrams, along with
of the nursing students fair at
students worked their way through the presentations and stations, the other half attended an
ent school that day. - The health fair is a requirement
drug use by Waterloo Regional Police.
of the semester six Nursing Leadership II course. Through the course they examine the role of the
nurse in delivering communitybased health care with an emphasis
presentations are important in helping younger students make healthy
on health promotion and
choices early on in their lives. “A lot of people don’t realize
feels that these kinds of
is one of the most important parts of nursing. We have the knowledge base and
that health teaching
to Katherine Abrams, a third-year nursing student, it’s an opportunity for nursing students to
You Can Make Difference
the opportunity to change the way people look at the lifestyle choices that they make. If we can get
information out to these kids about issues that they are dealing with every day, then hopefully, we can sway some of them in a difexplained direction,” ferent
Abrams. They felt
and Conestoga College
stranger to elections.
nursing students hoped to teach the junior students how to organize and assertive,
be how to ask for help and
the inevitable stress
The student member
will hold a
one-year term from September 2003 until August 2004. A threeis
required from the staff
clear to the general public,” Olinski says. “It
shows them we have more
to offer than just regular programs.”
apply for a job,
increases the perception of
about,” he says.
though students didn’t get to
new name, Tibbits says they may be called upon to select a new logo. “Maybe we will open it up to all
discuss what the brand
name and logo should
the college to see
within available resources.
approval of bylaws covering such topics as selection of officers,
dards of governor conduct. * The regular assessment of the
ings, eight in
in the responsi-
board’s performance and the performance of its standing advisory
creation of a climate for and progress within
for the year,
on one of the
the college. * The provision of an annual
committees, which also meet eight times a year. There is approximate-
report to the minister of training,
two background reading. Charlene Cloutier, the executive assistant to the vice-president of finance and corporate perform-
ance, says the opportunity pro-
ings; is not personally biased, or
vides personal development and the ability to contribute to the
has the interests of a small vested
well-being of the college.
to three hours per
board of governors
The ongoing evaluation of the
college’s direction and mission. * The selection and annual eval-
to spending the
time, brings an interest of the well-
being of the college to the meet-
an effective communica-
says Cloutier. students or persons interest-
for the following;
in the best
of the board; and acting in the best interests of the college. In addition to the monthly meet-
Continued from Page 1 “The name they have now is more
secondary and adult education training needs of the college com-
responsible for attending board of governors’ meetings, held once a
and other college activon an on-going basis to ensure they continue to meet the post-
committee structures, meetings and voting procedures, and stan
August 2005. The unpaid members
operations and effectiveness. * The establishment of mecha-
reviews, that monitor programs of
or part-time basis.
of the college. college
The evaluation of
member, served from September 2003
Students may help design
in their lives.
the college. * The maintenance of the finan
nominee must not be an academic or support staff member.
nisms, including program advisory operational and committees
lishes the governing structure of
istration of the college,
and through the organiza-
persons part-time and enrolled in programs at the college.
The smoking presentation was
the board does not par-
ticipate in the day-to-day
are looking for a
to be an important issue because she feels that too many young girls are allowing themselves to be treated badly in relathis
student representative and admin-
peer pressure and violence in
dents involving the president. * The governance of the college
relationships station covered issues
clearer to employers as well.
’Tis the season for
4:30 p.m. is the deadline for nominations for the college’s board of
HUNTINGTON SOCIETY OF CANADA
uation of the president and inci-
was important to cover topics that would encompass a wide range of issues. The healthy like
Smoking, organizational/coping skills and healthy relationships were the topics covered. While half
was on hand to share expertand use their communication rest
While initially they had planned on presenting 10 to 12 topics to the students, they were forced to nar-
this semester’s health fair.
information with Grade 7 and 8 students. Half the graduating ise
Webster, were the co-ordinators of
Nursing students have worked hard all semester developing agespecific, educational and interactive stations
Nominations for board of governors due March 13
running for the positions can
contact Cloutier at ext. 3233 for
details about the
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Co-op meeting needs of students and employers
By HALLEY McPOLIN “Conestoga College is a tough man.” With a sigh, Jamaican-born comedian and television star, Mista gig,
Mo, begins in the
to relax after his
Sanctuary on Feb.
By JULIANNA KERR
“This year we have 18 programs,” says co-op adviser Violet Boutilier. ’“But next year we’re going to be adding the new applied degree programs.
“There’s no real explanation (for differences between audiences),
can depend on where they’re from, what they know, what they find I
after the ale,
show. Whatever the ration-
didn’t inhibit students from
approaching him and asking for autographs two girls even asked if he’d autograph their underwear .
Morgan Smith), has been comedy business since 1994. at the
time and trying to get into
acting by talking to
One asked me what
had done up until that point and, because I had no experience in acting, I said, ‘Oh, I’m a standup comedian.’ He said he wanted to see my act sometime I
Mo began working on his
which took him about five weeks to compile. After that it took another five weeks to get a gig on amateur night at Yuk Yuk’s. On
Although he didn't end up with the agent who had wanted to see his act, he did continue on the path that
would lead him
to his career today.
His family, although supportive, has never really approved of the
material in his act.
heard the standup
so they don’t
attack religion or anything
like that," said
Mo. “My dad
church minister, so he wouldn't
it on TV so maybe by now, but no one has ever said anything. With Buzz, they're like, ‘I can’t believe you do it.
you should be ashamed!"
But they support
as far as
they're concerned, at least I'm not
robbing banks or
also a writer and executive
as a low-budget pro-
duction on Rogers cable after
Although highly successful in his field. Mo said as a child he had wanted to be an R&B singer and music producer. When he was 1 8, he was signed by a record label, but called the deal “shady,” having never gotten any work out of it. “I was signed on for five years and couldn’t
get out of
contract without a
bunch of lawyers and I didn’t have the money. That was another reason I wanted to start something new with standup comedy.” In fact, much of the music on Buzz was produced my Mo.
“Because I do the music, we save thousand of dollars that we'd just be paying out to some guy to do the same thing.” The music for Country Mo Dee, a character on Buzz,
Mo says he cious
appreciates his auspi-
express myself and be
The Comedy Network and our .production company are good about letting us
do what we want standup
where he can
be himself with-
out the regulations governed by
TV, you're shown sands of people
have a passion for
exposure, which helps
him back. “With
kind of material a lot of
doesn't get a result, the
Sunshine Boy with some standup experience - volunteered for the role. The series quickly gained popularity and a reputation of
with celebrities such as Spears,
thew Good - who was
“Tommy Lee" interrogation.
One element of his be less encouraging
career that can is
with racist attitudes. “Well, twice in ." .
Mo shrugs. “ But you
remember those two instances." During one show in a small town outside Toronto,
immediately began shouting racist slurs at him during his performance. In reply.
back at members of the audience. “I knew I should have just ended it.
couldn't leave on that note
being particularly abusive, her boyfriend proceeded to throw a bottle at him, just missing his head. “It’s so racist that you’re not even offended,” said Mo. “It takes you so off guard that you’re just, ‘Wow, that was weird.’ It’s just one of
in a while,
you’re kind of expect-
they’re the nicest people
you’re not, you can’t believe
Mo said people have come up to him after his show accusing him of condemning them as being racist: “We’re
of you black comedi-
ans coming to our town and talking
we’re not like that!”
Mo impersonates. He
says he never accuses anyone
also plays the role.
profession can be a mixed blessing.
often a real learning experience
operated as co-ops.”
Every year at least two programs have been added to the coop department and this is a trend
topic, but “if that’s
he’s joking about the it
people get so sensitive about it because they see a glimmer of truth.”
Mo will never cater to a specific audience, preferring to decline a show About
month ago he was asked
perform for a fundraiser at a university where he was told the audience was primarily Christian. “So I send the organizer an email asking if he wanted another comic as I touch on that stuff. I wouldn’t be offended because religion is a good 50 minutes of my hour. I can't do an hour without
the organizer insisted.
about the love of the game.”
they get a chance to do the job and see how what they’re learning
into the job market.
also helps the learning in
the long run,” she adds. “Every time they’re out on a job experi-
they’ve actually used
on the job.”
ence, they’re learning something
students are asking for
Both employers and students have found co-op to be a good fit. too.
Boutilier says co-op jobs actu-
“Besides,” she says, “it just goes along with the mandate of the college to be training students the best that they can be
dry up at times because employers hire the students once they graduate. It’s a real bonus for employers to meet the students and get to know them, and find out if they’ll be a good fit for
the organization, she adds.
which the program is delivered occurs after it’s been made clear that the job market would support the program and the stu-
out of existing ones.
office itself has also
office has also
Boutilier says the office
been a great addition
17 to 21.
“Employers can use the room to meet with students.” She adds that since space is always an issue at the college, forever.
room may not
But while good
will be put to
is there, it
going on,” she
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“Students are continually
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a busy place.
when we recognize
Boutiler says the co-op depart-
Co-op Week, which runs March
rently getting ready for National
interview room. “It’s
events information-gathering where students and employers
with the spring rush.
fairs that take place every February and September. Job fairs tend to be geared to active recruitment for job openings. Career fairs are designed more as
been changing. New people, such as co-op employment officer Lisset Cepero, have been added to the department to help
connections even finished
involved with the job and career
dents in a co-op capacity.
students have the opportunity to
went on with the performance. The first thing he asked was how many people in the room of 200 were Christian and “about five people put up their hands ... it turned out to be a great show! I warn people everywhere I go (about the material). I'm willing to lose the work.to do what I do because I won't cater. wouldn't feel good about the I show; I'd feel like I've sold out. For me. it’s not about the money - it's
applied in the
growing so much because employers are asking for it,” says
practical experience in class, but
“They want students who have practical, hands-on
to leave the stage with
dignity.” After attacking a
met producer Mike MacKinnon of The Tom Green Show. After hearing a second host was needed, newcomer Daryn Jones - a former
- 1 had
producer, went on to win a Gemini
love doing standup. but with the
of chosen careers before they leave Conestoga. She says it’s
ment in 1998,” she adds, “there were only three programs that
skills that is
for his role as co-host
on The Comedy Network’s Buzz show. Mo (whose real name is
(Photo by Halley McPolin)
Co-op programs allow students
Mista Mo took time off from his job as co-host of the Comedy Network’s show Buzz to entertain students in the Sanctuary.
to experience real-life aspects
started in this depart-
ers,” says Boutilier.
that is likely to continue.
(pants on, of course).
even been warned by previous comedians to keep on his toes at Conestoga because the laughs were
even monitored while they’re away on job placements. “Halfway into the work term, their co-op adviser will visit the students on the job and get feedback from them and the employ-
believed the audience to be one of his tougher ones. He said he had
Each adviser is assigned a group of students in similar
While Conestoga makes advancements for the future, the school’s co-op department is also looking ahead and preparing for change. In fact, it’s growing all
Although students enjoyed the performance, which became obvious when Mo was accosted by several afterwards, the
— SPOKE, March 10, 2003
foot in Once again
a Canadian has
stick her foot in her
fnr tor Liberal Feb. 26, Carolyn Parrish, a Damn saying, heard was Mississauga Centre, she was walkAmericans. I hate those bastards,” as
SENSING THAT YOU'RE GETTING A
The comment was picked
microphone and broadcast across
Parrish stated that her comover the possibility ot frustration in She stated the comIraq. with war an American-led true opinion or that ot the
^InTn apology ment was made
ment was not her
respectable politician that comment first place. But it never should have been said in the to get backtracking is Parrish as was, and as much the erase still won t her foot out of her mouth, it
opinto represent the views and beliefs. own their not constituents and
ions of their this key element Parrish has quite blatantly forgotten doing so has in and official to being an elected office. shamed the very people who elected her to Parrish’s
comment has been compared
Chretien’s communications George Ducros, when she called President
moron last November. By making this remark, near
to that ot
W. Bush ..
disgraced the peoParrish has not only offended and she also offended ple who elected her, but
known as a peacekeeping nation and for
bear n part we are a peaceful country. world s the to come and hatred against other countries to neighbour our includes this can; we aid whenever parttrading largest our only the south. They are not ner, but also our friend and ally. , Though many agree the American nation has its has problems as faults, let it also be said that Canada
not forget that for every Canadian who has many anti-American sentiments, there are just as crazy us about way same the feel who Americans round. year igloos in live who Canadians What people choose to believe and say on their own elected time is their choice and given right. But an
And let us
should be a little Whatever her personal feelings towards the Americans, Parrish should never have made that remark. _ ,. She is not only a representative of Mississauga and Centre, but also a representative of Canada, whole a as country the on reflects what she says Unfortunately, nothing was learned from last November’s anti-George Bush remark, and once again a politician has tainted Canada s image.
weeks? non-verbal communication,
love after six
After watching The Bachelor, The Bachelorette and Joe Millionaire, you would think it
they are off
opinion, while on televi-
easy for two people to
think they are falling in love.
get to spend romantic
over the world, every-
and they don t have real problems or any with deal to annoying habits each may have.
vision relationships can
as each person
or not this
makes a more
the author of
in the spot-
don’t want these couples to last because when they don’t, they can
bring them back on television to tell their stories,
is true, it is
assessment of their potential
each individual to examine his or her partner and to continue to examine him or her when he
However, according to dating and relationship expert Steven Sacks on the
whether or not “they’ve found the right person for them.”
not be enough time to find
would both be
But once the hype dies down, becomes evident that six weeks
ligence, and sincerity.” By examining these. Sacks said they
as City television
did with Aaron and Helene and
and Ryan, making more
has to begin their relationship in reality; the irony of it is, although
Map: The Right Tool for Choosing the Right Mate, and said Evan, from Joe Millionaire, and Trista, from The Bachelorette, need to “examine their potential mates on a more
they meet on reality television,
detailed level and consider such
true love, just a lot of entertain-
they do not experience reality until
areas as affection, optimism,
take over their lives, but once the
show has ended,
off each couple.
Although these shows receive great ratings, and I believe they will continue to
so, I don’t
think viewers will expect to see
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egal wills necessary for students OBy STACEY MCCARTHY
client has to
In addition to worrying about school, bills and a career, stu-
dents must also begin thinking about the future of any linancial assets as well.
Ken Richmond, lawyer and owner of Richmond Financial in Guelph, says while many individuals don’t like to think of their own morality, it is a reality.
handle ~ their own death it must be addressed. I def-
initely don’t see
individuals because they believe they’re invincible and that they 11 live forever.’
But Richmond says
students with financial assets,
and especially those with dren,
determines to assets will
in the event of
his or her death.
children are involved.
determines the distribution of a trust fund and who you would prefer to have custody of your children. But, for students
with any assets at need a will for sure.”
He says a common misconception is that without a will, a person s assets will go to the government. In fact, the govemment is only able to take funds that are owed for income tax purposes. Richmond says a will is not expensive — he charges $125 for his services. But he says the price also includes peace of mind. “It’s completely customized to address all a person’s worries.”
There are numerous online
do-it-yourself wills. “If
you had a problem with your car, would you repair it yourself? No. You’d take it to a mechanic, a professional. And is much more important
While some clauses in online and professionally prepared wills are standard, many others are different, says
Richmond. “But with a lawyer, you get to make sure that everything in your will says what you want it to. It’s tailored.”
says having a involved in the
deliver a legal will to a client’s
door, or even e-mail
he could set up a trust fund and an executor would oversee providing funds for all the it,
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(Photo by Stacey McCarthy) individuals are choosing to create their own legal wills instead of seeking a lawyer’s assistance. While do-it-yourself wills are legal in most provinces, they can be risky.
$500. The rest goes to children or grandchildren.” The most unique will Richmond prepared involved an elderly woman’s wish to leave all her money to her cat. “But we realentire estate to an animal.”
important because they provide a worry-free, complete and professional will. “A lawyer can also make changes for you right away.” Richmond says many of his clients’ wills request money be given to favourite charities or churches. “But most don’t donate their entire estates — usually only a specific amount around $100 or
those who don’t wish to consult a lawyer. For
Canadian Legal Will Kits Online ($12.95) is a CD-ROM containing everything you need to create your own legal will. It includes an instruction booklet, guide to completing the form and multiple copies of a will so it can be updated, Richmond doesn’t recom-
mend a hard concept for
required blanks and sign on the dotted line,
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has been pushing students to get involved with their student union on some
But the reasons for that desire to have students involved are many. However, few people realize that coming to Conestoga College student pub. Of course those things are important. But so
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fessional growth are significantly limited.
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Shop cheap ‘wears’ cheap
get told not to
brands, popular and exclusive, that can
at the store
was ruled out. “They told me it was
focus on the ones
that are trying to
of the store’s
Tourette Syndrome passed all other 'tests),” she said. After her diagnosis, FitzGerald’s parents decided to learn more about the disease and joined the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of
Canada. They attended meetings and read more about the disease.
our prices very low
because we’re so close to the university and we are so comshe petitive with the malls,
Learning about the disease, her parents realized there were many
parents in the area with children who had TS and needed support.
store’s customers, so they cater
FitzGerald's father decided to start another branch of the organization
College and university students are the majority of the to
don’t carry as
of their clothing designs
young people, with items such as T-shirts
run by someone still
because they have brands and designs which aren't available anywhere else in the
help she had been looking “I got
bumped up on
more complex symptoms such
TS),” she said.
them now and then but they imal,” she said. “I twist
tense the muscles and then also put my hair behind
many different forms the disease comes in, the Tourette Syndrome Association states that one out of every 200 people has visible forms of TS. While the media often portrays as a disorder that often includes outbursts of bad language, only 15
per cent of those with Coproliatia (which
untary repetition of body move-
a smart choice.
Also often associated with TS are learning and attention disorders such as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), depression, impulsiveness and sleeping disorders. Current
Eating out tonight?
in the late
defined as an inherited, neurological disorder that involves the invol-
TS have name for
form of the involves the outburst of obscene language).
statistics for the
fingers and the inside of
disease are hard to acquire because
improvements of 20 30 per cent by the time they
control her physical ticks. “My ticks are not constant.
reach adulthood, they still deal with depression and self-esteem
(that her children will
“I’ve been doing very well. I still have my ups and downs though.” she said. Her medication includes
to repeatedly clearing of the throat)
the disease see
always wanted children. way I see it, it is a 50-50
more than one-third of people with
on four different types of med-
and the uttering jumping, While of out of context language.
research being conducted on
involved with having chilhaving dren, she is still considering
see the leading Tourette’s adding doctor in Toronto, she said, she still sees him regularly. 30 and married, Fitzgerald is
how the disease is transwell as mitted from generations as abnormal of significance the metabolisms in some brain chemi-
eye (including facial ticks such as as such ticks vocal to
you do it. And if you don't, it doesn’t go away.” Tourette Syndrome, which. was
FitzGerald and her husband have started going to see a special-
regards to having children.
“We’ve been far. I’ll
some medicamake it through I can won’t make it through
be taken off
that trial I
the pregnancy,” she said. Having been on medications for the past
doessix years, FitzGerald said she n’t
“It’s scary. I
not even want to go out-
side,” she said.
(about her ticks) because I was teased so much and I’m sure they (the ticks) will
While she waits
will react to taking less medication,
FitzGerald said she and TS have come to an agreement. said. she truce,” a “It’s “Tourette’s has always been a part to of me. I see it as a personal goal
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a After her attempt she spent month in Kingston’s psychiatric the ward, which would lead her to
Waterloo, near the
Tourette the to According Syndrome Association, the disease from mild symptoms ranges
those suffering from Tourette
“Things just got to be too much,’ I
store is located at
a private school for kids with phys-
University to sell their clothes on various occasions.
tried to Six years ago, FitzGerald
so she said. “I don’t like pain
ments or vocal sounds. Those who cent have the disease have a 50 per chilchance of passing it on to their heredidren. Although it is highly
reaction to referring to her family’s her bad behaviour at times.
over the world
The store employees travel to Conestoga and the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier
describing her current ticks. “It’s like a sneeze. It feels strong
describing the school.
A large number
one shown above
After her diagnosis, FitzGerld’s parents also decided to put her into
ed getting good grades.
“It was the best thing that ever happened to me,” said FitzGerald,
and oversized jeans
lining the walls.
clothing as the Green Monkey does. The Green Monkey aims all
of the stores in the mall
because of the Tourette
the with their passions,” says
and others. was
to FitzGerald, there
was blamed on Tourette’s. If I was the didn’t want to eat it it was Tourette’s. If I lashed out
scans, tests for
only no way to test TS and so it was diagnosed when every other possi-
LRG, Drunken Monkey, Quiksilver and a new line are
thought, ‘I’m There’s a name for
susFitzgerald’s parents started to bad pect it was more than just speto taken was She behaviour. variety of cialists who performed a
get adding, “Competitors can't their hands on these lines.”
“After the diagnosis, everything
of having facial, shoulder wrist, ankle, stomach and vocalor movements ticks (sudden as izations that occur repeatedly) anger, of outbursts well as physical
other stores don’t carry. “We’re the only ones that can she said, sell them in this area,”
to fall again.
fashions.” Davis said they labels that also have exclusive
examples of the
FitzGerald said her self-esteem
began having said. would lash out at others,” she wasn’t teasing Even though the as it nearly as bad in high school school, elementary in was
sigh of relief at
Carrie-Anne Davis, owner and store, operator of the Waterloo
had a long road
she felt suicidal. I
she attended high school, came across classmates again she who teased her. why they “I didn’t understand
She teachers and being made fun of by where and classmates to the point
definitely a misfit and that to (other) kids. acceptable wasn’t remembers going to school
she was diagnosed.
serving Casual Wear has been students college and university
before referring to her childhood
her, FitzGerald ,
self-esteem back. the
understand easier for her family to
The problem was she didn At know she was making that face. diagnosed the age of 12 she was with Tourette Syndrome (TS). “1 thought I was crazy,” she said,
to pensive brand-name clothes
that face at her .
A clothing shop in Waterloo, inexwith a strange name, sells
Wendy FitzGerald would always
supports Tourette s
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o a too never you’re proves m w Local vet 1
to study vet medicine. that “It combines the fact
work with people as much animals." to work with the
through Dozens of animals pass Laurelwood Maggie Himann’ s Veterinary Hospital daily. personalities,
Dogs with with
rooms spunk, brightly illuminated veterithe keep staff and a cheery with life. But it nary office bursting easier. doesn’t make death any now in her “early 40s,
began vet school at the years after University of Guelph 15 graduating from high school. difFor years she worked many clerical work to from jobs, ferent
money at it. I’d than work at it,” she
she can do the owners.
completing clearly enjoys. Despite experischool, Maggie’s learning
stuff out there,
you can’t possibly know everything and I will never say I know it all.”
was not of her demanding program
found it a little difficult because I had a life before I went back to school.” Soon Maggie was juggling eight hours of class a day “I
hard to get
One phenomenon Maggie
becoming all too familiar with is death. She says ultimately the medto ical care of pets comes down how much owners can afford to pay this results in the
and many times
euthanization of an animal. “I find it frustrating. It has noth-
me and there’s nothcan do. It’s not my pet and it’s It’s the owner’s not ..vt my money. — -
ing to do with
But she knew she had made the school 10 svuuui duck to in going back right nght choice m
DVM (doctor of vet medMD but is the same as an
for little dogs, Kitsumee (Japanese name whose red fox) and Gabriela, Princess Gabriela actually
will make them away she says, “It you cry.” Maggie gives the story to all ot
Fibber Bubblebutt, and two cats. describes She Molly. McGee and she is all as mutts because
letting their animals go. when There have even been times pet, a down put she has refused to
unsure of their true lineage. With all of the Maxes, Rexes, that pass Fluffys and Whiskers
as suspiciting the owner’s reasons medical concerns as
for Maggie when she com“In human it to a human life.
cious or the
“But at least I can look myself in the mirror at the end of know, I did the day and say, ‘You
medicine we do everything to keep In people alive and then they die. that happens rarely it medicine vet animals just die.” Most times she sees pets that are sick and deterioadding rating. Once the bills start to up, she says most owners choose
euthaI didn’t unnecessarily nize an animal that would other-
euthanize them. Does she believe in a better place for animals? Maggie’s eyes light up. She is reminded of a prose
about a rainbow bridge and
are thinking about
But it’s Maggie’s compassion makes her a successful vet, says her sister. “She constantly
the animals are taken
care of,” even the owners. When the animals are in surgery she sends a pager with the family so
scaly things.” After a year in business, the patient list
continues to grow and
and Viagra and try a natural way spice up your love life. to
of various sensuous reactions, the visual satisfaction of the sight of
to eat oysters to
Aphrodisiacs are foods, drinks or smells that increase someone’s sexual desire and enhance sexual
appetizing foods, the stimulation of pleasing smells and the
need of a libido
Throw away those
dishes tend to bring on a state of
tions the validity of aphrodisiacs.
general euphoria conducive to
Health Canada and the Food and Drug Administration declare that there is no scientific evidence proving that aphrodisiacs heighten an
However, for centuries aphrodisiacs have been recognized as a natural form of arousal between lovers. In ancient times, food and nutri-
were important; many foods lacked nutrients and were hard to find, which created a loss of libido and lower fertility rates in some people. Natural foods, such as seafood, fruits and eggs, were con-
sidered antidotes that
people the sexual healing they needed. In the past these foods
Wilfrid Laurier student. According
www.askmen.com, people used
straining at the leash trying to get in the door.” .
iodine and zinc
love, in the
and vegetables leave
Although some may
men and women.
hot peppers and
mill states that green
anything spicy are supposed to have a physiological effect on people, either
raising their heart-
or pulse. Researchers also believe that hot foods trigger the release of endorphins, a body
that gives natural highs.
Asparagus, recognized by suggestive shape,
high in vita-
ulate the brain to
a pleasure food for
helps us feel better,” said
College student. Heavy foods and large meals
people up and make them bloated,
“I will give a girl any food the)
said Patrick Finnegan,
Smoothie 250 ml (1 cup) milk 5 whole cloves 2 cinnamon sticks 1
phenylethlamine and ethylamine are two chemicals that stim-
causing people to feel
not the green coating
folklore, individuals have to decide
similar to endorphins.
chocolate contains stimulants that give women a natural high
people feeling content. For centuries, men and women have used foods as aphrodisiacs.
women, it’s the The traditional St. Valentine’s Day gift, chocolate, is a favourite among many women. According to www.discoverhealth.com,
grocery store. as the food of in phosphorus, which are used
production of testosterone.
are a passion food. It’s defi-
In this day and age, people can find aphrodisiacs in their own
popular items for are arousal: apricots and peaches are considered erotic symbols. Ancient Jews used to consider fruit an important
which releases sexual hormones and has vitamin A, B and C. Fruits
part of the
from the word Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love) used to use rhino horns, snake blood and Spanish flies as natural forms of
considered one of
Celery, usually partnered with Cheese Whiz or peanut butter,
types of foods,” she said.
of performance and a low reproduction system. romantic dinner by candlelight
them and get some friend,” said Darcy Delaney, a
According to an article in The Record on Feb. 13, Eva de Viveiros, one of the co-hosts of Barely Cooking, believes that
were also seen as remedies for various sexual anxieties, including fear
Sex expert Sue Johanson ques-
individual’s sexual drive.
afforded the oral
happy customers continue to return. “People bring their animals in here and the dogs are actually
on your served meal the other; significant may also have an effect on the mood of the night. The Encyclopedia Britannica says, “The combination
through Maggie’s office, it hardest owners’ names she has the time remembering. As for her favourite animal, shf® says she likes them furry. “I mu admit I’m not a fan of feathered o
your relationship Natural aphrodisiacs can add spark Eto By SINEAD
we’re not limited to one species. Maggie’s home isn’t limited to two one either. She is a mother to
the wishes of
answer, There’s no right or wrong choice.” a just it’s all issue becomes more compli-
‘There is so
mals some that put down. Then there are down. desperately need to be put
fact ence never ends. She loves the new discovering always is she that
are ani“I like to think that there to be that just don’t deserve
in a career she
mals has resulted
going to go back to school, medicine would be the only thing she would want to study. However, the rigorous schedule
earlier, school graduation years Maggie decided that if she were
“After 15 years, it my brain to work.’
As a veterinarian, Maggie realprofession. izes the vastness of her owns that she T-shirt a She refers to
will when you cross over your dog ...” she says, as side other be on the tears quickher voice fades and the she wipes As eyes. her well up in
money and they have to choose how they want to spend that.” All
to kiss everyone.” Many years later her love for ani-
to accepted been high Guelph’s vet program upon
and hours of homework
her Big says. “We used to call used Chief Lick ’Em because she
on her and
a dog she has
Maaaie Himann a Veterinary Hospital opened ed on. The Laurelwood
dogs growing up. bers one in particular. Tippy. us “She was so willing to let put sun pyjamas, in up her dress
but doing as far as cabinet-making, my spend to want didn’t really life
(Photo by Laurie Vandenhoff)
being said to me that would to her being a vet.” had The Himann family always
the time off to think
Maggie’s objective to prevent suffering. “The few times people to that I have actually told I put their pet down, it s because and suffering is pet their know that we can do that there is nothing that In fact,
they were kids. “I don’t remember
apprenticeship in a cabinet-making the job, and on injured that she was better. her life took a turn for the period, recovery her
families for so far in finding loving
Through posters and word she has been successful mouth, of
Maggie adding she can’t recall be a vet when to wanted she saying
sheep sheering in involved But it was while she was
took a lot ot inihard work and tiative, a lot of her says planning,” financial
work when you
her they surrender the animal to
underhave to go and do your
about her destiny.
mals find suitable homes. If owners otherwise insist on putting an asks that she down, animal healthy
Maggie has also taken the initiaunwanted anitive of making sure
school was a things before. Vet think about it you if challenge
During Maggie used
don’t Maggie’s accomplishments her by especially 00 unnoticed, so many done had “She family.
vet for has only been a licensed her anioperated has and years four a year. mal hospital for just over s tenacious St. Catherine
them when it’s V»r\«r tnair their know how them hvtrvm
that she can contact
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The Working Centre offers bartering service Rif CM TIKI A By \/A VALENTINA 1
A nr,n«r»TRAPOPORT n>
ing (an online system that helps individuals familiarize themselves
Next time you’re walking past 43
Queen St. S. in Kitchener, take a closer look at the front window.
Filled with a variety of crafts, clothing, jewelry, and much more,
Jen Smerdon, who is a job-search support employee at the centre, said the services offered at 43
represent the tools
“If there are resources that people
can use then a
lot can happen withcommunity,” she said. “It’s a busy and vibrant place with a lot of activity and a variety of learning
in 2000, 43 Queen newest addition to The Working Centre at 58 Queen St. S St. S., is the
(located across the street).
Like The Working Centre building across the street, 43 Queen St. S. offers affordable housing on the
The Working Centre, which has been open since 1982, is known for the variety of free job-search servit offers including access to
third floor. 43 Queen St. S. offers two apartments with three bedrooms in each. According to Mancini, between
computers, newspapers, telephones, job postings and much more.
43 Queen St. S. offers similar services and also a variety of programs such as: crafts and arts programs, self-directing computer
services offered at the two buildings and the meals served at St. John’s Kitchen on Duke and
entre /olunt ® e Steven Szabo strains liquid from pulp to make pink coloured^apeU? is^usTone^f s just one of the crafts ^ workshops available at the centre on Queen Street in Kitchener. f?
Recycle Cycles workshop, meeting space for different
BarterWorks items) and more. The BarterWorks network does not use physical currency but instead consists of credits and debits kept by a central computer system to keep track of trading
Everybody involved in the training must become a member by paying a small fee. The system not only offers items but also services such
as childcare, accounting, alternative healthcare,
Each member membership identifica-
services and more.
“By providing them with an and helping them establish
themselves. The Working Centre was able to provide (the network) with enough stability so that they
wouldn’t die out,” said Joe Mancini, who along with his wife, Stephanie, created The Working Centre 20 years ago. BarterWorks holds trading fairs the last Saturday of every month, where members set up displays of the items or services they have to offer.
then goes on to the computer sys-
tem, showing their account transac-
number. Their debit or credit
tions, just like a bank’s.
BarterWorks is a branch of the Local Exchange Trading System
1983 by is a non-
in B.C. in
Michael Linton. LETS profit network that now exists worldwide encouraging communities to take part in a network of trading.
BarterWorks, which renamed from LETS by its
representatives in order to clarify
developing reasons. Located on the second
floor, the repair shop has a variety of bicycle parts and tools for volunteers to
interested can help fix bicycles for others, create bicycle art (designs with bike parts), help with the sorting and other duties as well as take or teach a bike repair shop workshop. Also on the second floor are the arts
dents can participate in
press denim, water and pigments. The paper made is then often contributed to the items sold at The
sewing workshop is also available, which provides lessons, materials and equipment for those wanting to learn more about sewing.
On the main floor, like the centre across the street, job-search services and computer services are availcomputer
Centre), an estimated 500 people use the services offered at The Working Centre
“This project is a life commitment,” he said, adding, “These services are designed so that they are not controlled but instead can
be used to meet each individual’s
Last October The Working Centre was among six other Canadian housing initiatives that received an Affordable Housing Innovations
for their dedica-
tion in pursuing
developments for affordable housing in the K-W community.
who barter,” said Mancini. (The Working Centre) think it is important for some people to have different access to economic means. There are always people looking for alternatives to the mainstream systems.” Another program which screams uniqueness offered at 43 Queen St. S., is the Recycle Cycle program. The program encourages residents
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paper by combining recycled paper with either cotton, hemp fibres,
(which has a partner-
has created a community of
and reuse old bicycles for environmental and
similar to the
yellow pages, is printed six times each year listing all the items offered and requested by members. Currently the network has 200
receives a tion
resume support and more space for community group meet-
The items displayed are part of a system called BarterWorks, where local individuals, businesses and community groups trade goods and services in exchange for barter curFirst
as well as
because the items can chased without money.
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killed in electri cal
Two men ^
— 7TC .—TZZT S...
MARY SIMMONS with the length
written as a
the accident scenario Feb.
Two men were
at injured in an electrical accident Conestoga the recreation centre at
Russ Kelly, a law and unidentisecurity student, and an fied male security guard. The identity and extent of the third
victim’s injuries are
took college securi-
to her call. ty employees to respond “They need some rndre training,” long she said. “They just took too d gotten to get here. Maybe if they be here earlier, Russ wouldn’t
There was some confusion as to with the cause of the accident, of rumours spreading that the cause of sort some to due was the injuries a chemical
able arrived on the scene they were determine the problem as an to
security College Conestoga responded to a call at approximately The call was 12 p.m. on Feb. 18. placed by Suzette Araujo, a law
and security student who was one of the first people on the scene. Araujo said she had a meeting at the
“Russ saw someone laying there and then he went down as well," she said.
She said she proceeded college security,
called in the
Cambridge fire and ambulance servpolice. ice and the Waterloo regional Araujo said she was disappointed
Captain Mike Richmond conthis was the cause, unable to comment was although he on the cause at the time. He said there was water on the scene, which appeared to have come from the building s water supply. Hydro worker Keith Perron
called in to shut off the
power. Three members of the Ministry of Labour also arrived on the scene to investigate. None were available for
The cause of the electrical hazard has yet to be determined.
(Photo by Laurie Vandenhoff)
the LASA program
the consolidation exercise for students check them over. paramedic pre-firefighting service and
on the ground as
â€” Page 11
'Photo by Tori Sutton)
Hunter (middle) played the role of the coroner
some paramedics about
the condition of the victim.
— SPOKE, March 10, 2003
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through the streets, taxis lining sidewalks, constant noise and bright lights don’t
There are no sandy beaches, cabana boys or waterfront resorts but the beauty of the city is phenomenal. Getting off a train at Pennsylvania Station brings you right to the heart of Manhattan. Located at the comer of West 33rd Street and 8th Avenue, the hustle and bustle of Times Square awaits just one block away.
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through the park and
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cross through the grounds weaving
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at night offers the true
Central Park tourists can
Broadway Avenue taking
clothing shops carrying a variety
of the world’s most prestigious
business people planning events like
or the next episode of
At night it becomes a show of broadway calibre. Theatres line 42nd Street where visitors can enjoy shows ranging from Chicago to Lion King or Phantom of the Opera. If you’re looking for great shopping, then stop off at Macy’s at the comer of 34th Street and 7th
Avenue across the street from Madison Square Gardens. Make your way further down-
Times Square offers the enjoyment of a three-floor Virgin
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with inside information on where celebrities hang out and the history of the amazing city. New York City is often regarded
town with danger around every comer. The opposite is true. as a dirty
There are so many people there
could spike to $50 (US) a •Not valid with any other
and much more. Street vendors are always willing to make a deal for their watches and give directions if needed. Salespeople are welcoming and
While walking through downtown Manhattan visitors can enjoy fresh roasted nuts and pretzels or pick up designer knock-off watches from the numerous street vendors.
New York City. Every store sells I Love New York merchandise including T-
ing the pride of
matter where you live, gas prices are getting too high, and
and that would add about 1 cents to each litre of regular gasosaid Canada,” in sold line
consumers are not getting a answer as to why;
Lauerman. So when are we ever going to get relief? Right now, it seems like gas prices will never go down to a rea-
of Iraqi oil to North gasoline supply is minuscule. Other sources say that
once the issue of Iraq clears up. So far, Moncton and Bathurst, gas 89.9
At participating McDonald's Restaurants
They have reached per in
Ontario. Offers at participating Restaurants
impending war and
on gas prices,” said Martha Brayley from Toronto, in a letter in the Toronto Star on Feb. 15.
With so is
me? Or someone who living and are now
forced to cut their paycheques in half, just to pay for gas? The fact is there is really nothing
tomers into buying as
everyone wants to
tourists or beat
nothing more than that, a myth. New York is a city that everyone should experience in their lifetime. It has the pizzazz of broadway, the lights of Times Square, the peace of Central Park and the style of the fashion district. There
something and his-
for everyone in this unique torical city.
olxi/oxrc K rhpanpst on Moi Monday the cheapest be thp always afternoons and early on Tuesday mornings. Prices tend to rocket Tuesday afternoons. I have seen
sas prices rise at least five cents in
one day. think I
No matter where you live, gas prices are getting too high, and consumers are not getting a real reason
as to why.
hard to decide
So what is the solution to all of this? Most people can use public may vary from
stink for everyone.
starting to get ridiculous. first
car a year and a half
cost between $15 and $20
like $30. I
imagine what it up bigger cars and
have, and will have, a tremendous
drives for a
Analysts are saying that relief won’t come until later this year
sources say that the con-
N.B., have topped the
have to drive, that and driving vehicles need gas, so we have to pay whatever the price
reason, gas seems to
I chose to commute because it would be
cheaper than to rent a place
have noticed a trend and try to set my gas on Sundays, Mondays I
Make every day your favourite day of the week. 9
helpful while trying to sucker cus-
Lauerman, global energy analyst
for an all-day pass that will take
pared to other cities such as Toronto, which has averaged 81.9
“That would be the peak and that would be short-lived, but at the same time the potential is there, for sure,” said Vincent
York Sightseeing double decker bus tour. Boarders pay $35
a 9.9-cent-a-litre increase in Moncton and a 4.7cent rise in Bathurst. That seems
now, experts are could go up to $1 a
All of these sights are included in
shirts, hats, gloves, socks,
that gasoline prices
are too high right
no one has time to pay attenanyone else. Instead, visitors have the freedom to walk around without fear while observthat
prices could soar even higher
State Building is tallest monument the currently
David Letterman Show studio and return to Times Square. By day the city is packed with the
Village where you’ll find multiple
sights of the
(Photo by Blake Gall)
not so sure.
just going to have to
— SPOKE, March
European juices used to make wine By MI CHELL E TAYLOR
formed for every type of grape,” Trochta said. Minerals such as phosphate and calcium brought up into the vine from the soil form these crystals. Therefore, the more crystals formed the more minerals and vitamins the grape juice
The strong smell of alcohol and grapes is apparent as you
enter the store.
Hundreds of in
bottles of juices
acquired. sells different
of grape juices for people to
juices imported from the fine vine-
own wine at home, or you can go through the process at the store
yards of Europe. These are pure
grape juices, not from concentrate.
wine-making processes some time and patience.
your local liquor store are made from concentrated
According to Jerry Trochta, owner of Kamil Juices, wines made from non-concentrated juices contain all the minerals and natural products the vines have extracted from the soil. These health benefits
seven to 12 days. After
are killed in concentrated juices because the process requires a high temperature of about 100 C. This leaves nothing but the alcohol.
Non-concentrated juices ferment at only 22 C. “The difference is night
'and day,” she
trated juices) just taste better.”
Trochta pointed out that every
Fermentation, the step in which the
(Photo by Michelle Taylor)
The walls of Kamil Juices
Europe. “If there these
places, the pictures prove said. Several pictures
with her wine drinking? girl
her mother would give her a
small amount of wine mixed with
with precision to
one shipping container. These 11-litre jugs of juice are
she grew older,
amount of wine would
Kamil Juices Kamil Juices
has something to do
get together with friends and have wine-
characteristic about her.
across Canada, and has begun to expand to the United States with distributors in Connecticut, Texas
to sit in a cold cel-
no need for She never had to break
rejected, then there is
into a cabinet to try
would be seen as “mysterious.” Because drinking wine was so open her family, she could choose whether she wanted to drink or not. An obvious wine expert, Trochta pointed out a couple of techniques to learn about the wine you are drinking. Arches are formed when wine is swirled in a glass; the wider the arches the thinner the wine which means less alcohol; the narrower the arches the more alcohol
The Trochta believes, when taken in moderation, wine can be beneficial.
She said if drinking alcohol is open and not something to be hidden or
of a wine shows qual-
Also, wine which forms crys-
tals at the
bottom of the
bottle is a
sign of quality.
taken right off the shipping con-
years old, Trochta has a strong,
Guelph, checks on customers’ bottles of wine
the juices are sold in being stacked
The business opened in Guelph 22 years ago. Trochta came from Czechoslovakia to introduce the wines of Europe to Canada. At 60
shipped to Canada.
yards of either Italy, Germany, France, Austria or Hungary every spring to select these superior
last this is
will clarify in six months and white wines can take longer. Once it has clarified it is ready to bottle.
Canada, Trochta travels to the vine-
for at least three weeks.
these real grape juices to
wine has a different taste when made from non-concentrated juices, while wines made from concentrated juices all have the same
goes through the
changes just like we do.” If you decide to make wine on your own, you will need juice, ingredients and equipment. An 11litre jug of juice can range from $36 to $90. If you wish to make your wine at Kamil Juices there is an additional $30 cost. One 1 1 -litre jug makes approximately 28 to 30, 750-millilitre bottles.
Kamil Juices has 200 230 batches going through the process of becoming wine. That’s in just one month. Currently,
Trochta said people have a lot of fun making wine on their own. “A lot of people make their own wine at home. They get together with friends and have wine-making parties.” Juices can be ordered on the
Students with epilepsy can learn to cope By REBECC A LE ARN Approximately two per cent of the population
fighting to live a
normal life with epilepsy. For students with the seizure order, there are
improve self-esteem, do better in school and change others’ misconceptions.
“You do have
environment around you,” said Melissa Dyck, manager of support services
some element of
control over the
your life as well.” Dyck said reducing stress will help to reduce seizures. “If there stress that’s in
of sleep, making sure
that they get the right amount of medication or mixing any medications with alcohol,” she said they
run on a monthly basis for both high school and college students, as well as adults,” she said. Dyck for
cising by taking frequent breaks,
These support groups will help people with epilepsy make relabecause people who don’t have control over their seizures will have self-esteem tionships,
She said mechanism
that is to
students with epilepsy
friends because they can’t
Dyck said the more who have an understanding der.
people of what
ple with epilepsy to cope and pre-
have support groups that
have to be the case, as long as the proper precautions are taken.
an inform the lifeguard about your seizures and consider wearing an easily identifiable bathing cap or floatation device, 4) consider avoiding or modifying sports with is
“People with epilepsy tend to have a very strong work record and
manager of support
impact, though, as long as the person is careful. tips
Epilepsy Alliance for recreation
Scholarships have been created to
help people with epilepsy get a col-
symatters.com, the alliance’s site.
lege or university education.
epileptics can lead a
as long as they take
cling or rollerblading,
met, knee pads and elbow pads, 6) avoid boating, snowmobiling or skiing alone and consider the use of a safety strap and hook when riding the ski
the seizure disorder. tion
well and this
Canada, and awards 30 young Canadians with
ent mental issues or capabilities as
form can be obtained by
Often Dyck said she encourages students to use the term seizure disorder over epilepsy if they’re having a hard time talking about
For the longest time, people were
work if they had They were told they
not allowed to epilepsy.
shouldn’t marry or have children, and they were put in homes for a
very long time,
She said it was always “hush hush.” It was labeled as a fit and there were stories of people being
is that “people with epilepsy tend to have a very strong work record and have a really strong
ethic as well,” she said. it
be hard for them because people will
think that they can’t do the that
have a seizure and
cause their employer’s insurance to increased risk of head injury. For example, touch football is safer than tackle football, 5) when bicy-
of people will link the word epilepsy with differ-
to find a job
tions can be
she said, adding that any kind of flickering light can be a problem.
buddy who experienced swimmer, a
trigger seizures for people,”
good coping make sure friends
understand the disorder because a person with epilepsy needs a strong support system.
people about the disor-
wear the appro-
said that they are also starting one
must be avoided as much as possiAnother way
such as helmets, flotation devices, elbow and kneepads, 2) stay cool when exer-
However, bars with strobe should be avoided. “Strobe
ier is to tell
go up. According
put into closets.
For decades now, there have been medications available to treat
no one can see the symptoms. Some brand names of medications that are seizures so that
to Epilepsy Canada’s www.epilepsy.ca, people with epilepsy work somewhat more
pharmacy.co.uk, an online phar-
prove themselves; they tend to work more carefully and have fewer accidents and they tend to have more loyalty to their employers,
missing fewer days of work.”
Topomax and Epival. According to www.inhouse-
site, “They (the medimprove seizure control and thereby enhance the quality of
for the majority of people with epilepsy.” life
— Page 15
Volunteer opportunities available with CNIB SARAH McGOLDRICK
and events. The cus campaign
This year, the Canadian National Institute for the
Blind (CNIB) turns
85 and the service
Canadians turn year
latest was the crowhich sold more
than 8,000 flower pots locally.
provides assistance with
held where a volunteer
Jordan said there
volunteers to assist the current 350
campaigns and the community.
Boh Jordan help
number of ways
few hours each month.
area that use the service.
teer requires an interview
ences and a police check. with
and technical aids. The number of Canadians using the service is
fundraising, the client support pro-
training begins with a three-hour
evening session where volunteers
expected to double by 2015
the age of 65, one in nine of
the age of 80, the
Waterloo supports the WaterlooWellington area with a variety of services available.
counselling and enhancement, rehateaching, orientation and
referral, sight bilitation,
mobility training,” said client serv-
Along with these year the
number of fundraising
"They say as you get older
you become your
is dying from Huntington an inherited brain disorder slowly chipping away at her
mind., her body, her soul.
take TO, 15 - even 25
before it finally kills her.. And even then, the disease may not go to the grave with her.
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responsible for Huntington's along to
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offers one-on-one pro-
grams where a visually impaired is
learn about the
Volunteers take on the role of a
the visiting program,
such as on the board of directors,”
us will experience vision loss.
paired with a sighted per-
After the sessions, a meeting
things like shopping, banking and
port through these
Former co-ordinator of volun-
demand today. More than 100,000
visually impaired person wearing a
while a second person
guides them around.
client to see if there
more,” he said.
Opportunities are available to
work with children
a potential partnership.
“Sometimes you can
there are lots of matches that are
find out that
adults. In the
there are a
the personalities don’t gel or they
number of day camps where
do well and prosper and grow,”
are taken to Sportsworld or other
day-trips and university-aged and
He added sometimes
high school students assist the chil-
preferences such as wanting a male
While these day-trips count towards the provincial government’s requirement for high school students to complete 40 hours of community service, Jordan says
most people using the service are adults and seniors. He added that the volunteer hours vary from pair to pair. However, he said it is preferred said
that there is a connection at least
twice a month
“There can be more hours and
volunteering should be a personal choice.
who want to
unteers should do tic
motive,” he said.
serve as vol-
with an altruis-
— SPOKE, March
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— Page 17
Blue Rodeo amuses
downtown Kitchener By JASON MIDDLETON
Blue Rodeo’s older hits such as Cry, Hasn’t Hit Me Yet, and Girl In Green.
Blue Rodeo returned to the stage for an encore at the end of their Feb. 19 concert at Centre
Square, their lead vocalist
The Bushwhack Horns provid-
must have wondered why everyone was booing him. Jim Cuddy had changed into a Kitchener Rangers hockey jersey during the break and as he walked
ed the horn section at the concert. Their foursome included an alto
onto the stage he said, “This
going to go
He did was a
Playing to more than 1,800 fans,
While most of the music played
during the night had a rock flare
playing trombone. that the rest of the
Following band joined them on stage and exploded into the song The Days In Between which brought the crowd’s energy up a notch. During the song Five Days in May, Keelor was attempting a guitar solo that sounded like it was dead before it even began. It turned out to be the first highlight of the two-hour concert as
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Making up the rest of the band is Bazil Donovan on bass guitar,
Although other songs turned
added a country twang
he pounded out a solo that got the rest of the band into a three-
and pretended to play drums on
Donald, of the Bushwhack Horns,
Keelor and Cuddy, playing their and Steve guitars, acoustic
dancing to a minimum, although one slightly pudgier man got up from his balcony seat
band performed songs span-
ning their nine studio albums.
kick him and
crowd laughing. Those in attendance were mostly 20 to 40 years of age. For the most part, the crowd ^contained themselves and kept
York Rangers jersey
that got the
not realize the audience in
and instinctively booed. the
way.” the Centre in the Square thought
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— SPOKE, March
The Stanley Cup playoffs are coming MARC HULET
up goal-scoring chances by
It’s that time of year when true red-blooded Canadians begin to
and giving them one more thing to worry about. Hockey goon Chris Neil offers
feel the itch.
the only cure
a lot of beer,
makes opponents think twice before they rough up Daniel Alfredsson, Marian Hossa and Todd White. Alfredsson has managed to avoid scorers and
firmly placed on the palm of the hand with finger poised over the volume control.
what’s the cause of this itch?
impending hockey playwhich will soon be here. But who will sip victoriously from the Stanley Cup? There are three teams who stand out above the rest. Ottawa, New lersey and Vancouver have the necessary mix of skill, grit, defence, and solid goaltending to be sucthe
have been crucial
solid leadership to
top forwards in the league.
White’s determination sets an example for his teammates and he is third on the team in scoring with 49
Ottawa, despite their well-docu-
on the team,
long? They would be wise to rest him down the stretch and give capable backup Corey Schwab some work. Schwab is no slouch himself, with a 1.06
most likely to light up the scoreboard. As mentioned above, the Devils’ emphasis is on defence and there are some solid defencemen on this team. Colin White, Scott Niedermayer and Brian Rafalski are the players
including chronic under-achievers
Radek Bonk and Magnus Arvedson. Rookie Jason Spezza has looked good in limited playing time - 10 points in 20 games - and provides
atop the Eastern
Conference and they have one of the best regular-season goaltenders in Patrick
hope for the
has his critics though.
say he has yet to show he can
game come playoff
added some necessary toughness that they have lacked
Redden, Shaun Van Allen, Shane Hnidy and Zdeno Chara have learned that taking the body and finishing checks can actually help Centre
Brodeur can carry them. The team relies heavily - too heavily at times - on defence and goaltending to win games. Brodeur has played in 58 of the teams’ 65 games, compiling a 2.05 GAA and 34 wins. By having him carry the heaviest workload in the league, the Devils are tempting fate. Brodeur has played a lot of games in net in his career and his age is starting to creep up on him.
But Lalime has been one of the top five goaltenders the last two years and without him, and his 2-09 GAA, Ottawa would not be in first
skill is still there,
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play stellar defence, block
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The only problem
Jersey will always go as far
Patrick Elias, Jeff
Friesen and Jamie Langenbrunner
up a spectacular regular season. sit
and a stunning
to Brodeur’s .913). Sure, he’s only played seven games, but those numbers are fantastic no matter how you look at them. There is no top scorer on New Jersey. No player has topped 20 goals, although six players have
save percentage of .946 (compared
Hossa leads the team with 38 goals and has become one of the
cessful in the playoffs.
financial woes, are
for him) and his 65 points and his
a soft couch cushion, and a clicker
tling the other
the Devils will
in the playoffs will
enough goals against
goaltenders so they can
and defend their leads. For many years the Vancouver Canucks were the laughing stock of the league. But thanks to astute trades, the team is poised to win it all this year.
The main blemish on this steamof a team is a young,
Dan Cloutier is one of the brightest young goaltending stars in the NHL, the
University of Waterloo
as Brodeur, Patrick
or Ed Belfour.
And he has
proven himself capable of winning
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with either of them. Bertuzzi has
talented scorers on the
scrappy determination and toughness is more than most teams can handle, when paired with the talents of Markus Naslund, Todd Bertuzzi, and Brendan Morrison. These three players can give even the most talented and proven goaltenders nightmares.
Naslund appears to score goals and make passes effortlessly. And he
any other play-
But with Bertuzzi on the
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depth. For the most
the guts to
34 goals and 116
penalty minutes prove that he is as talented with a hockey stick as he is with his fists.
Brendan Morrison uses his tremendous speed to zoom up the ice and get himself into beautiful passing positions to set up his teammates. He lacks the scoring ability
of Bertuzzi or Naslund but
energy on the ice is infectious. Reserve your couch cushion now.
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There are a lot of teams vying for the Holy Grail of hockey — the Stanley Cup. Vancouver, New Jersey and Ottawa have the skills needed to walk away with the prize.
Come watch Vince
Canada” Carter battle Allen
“The Answer” Iverson on March
IS at the ACC
Who’s the best? Vince or Allen? Find out
— Page 19
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