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Check out the baskets hanging on Elmvale's Main Street! The Springwater Township Staff were hard at work, Shellby & Jonny were assisted by Mark & Ryan to hang the beautiful baskets that were prepared by Springwater Garden Center. Sponsors are still needed. Baskets are $75.00. Businesses, organizations and individuals are invited to help Elmvale Horticultural Society. Families and individuals are the largest group of sponsors and dedicate the baskets in memory of loved ones or to celebrate a special occasion. Contact Sharon Chambers (705-322-2257) or mail a cheque to Mary Fleming at  49 Archer Crescent, Elmvale, L0L 1P0. Thanks for your support.

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Gwillimbury and Midland to Orillia (2020/2021). The County will also assume some existing intermunicipal routes currently operating throughout the County. Visit to learn more. Quick Facts: Fares: Fares will operate on a zone system based on distance travelled – fares for Route 1 range from $2, $4 and $6.  Exact cash fares only will be accepted on the bus. The County will be offering a LINX reloadable County Council gathered on June 12, 2018 to introduce card that users can purchase for the new Simcoe County LINX Transit Service. Route convenient access to the LINX. 1 launches August 7 and connects Penetanguishene/ LINX cards will be available in Midland to Barrie, with four additional routes coming on mid-July. For sales locations and board by 2021. information, please visit sclinx. Midhurst/June 12, 2018 – Simcoe County residents will soon have a new public Hours of Operation: Route 1 LINX service transportation service to connect communities will operate Monday to Friday with the first bus across the region with the first route starting starting at 6 a.m. and the last drop off occurring August 2018. County Councillors gathered at 7:40 p.m. The LINX Service does not operate today at the County of Simcoe Administration on weekends. Centre in Midhurst to unveil the Simcoe County Locating Your Bus: Alerts and real-time bus LINX transit service, showcasing the new buses tracking will be available on and outlining the first route and five year plan to The County has also partnered with an existing link Simcoe County residents to key service and App company called Transit App to link real-time labour hubs across the region.  bus and route information through the popular “This is a huge milestone for our County and app. The app is available for download by Apple we’re pleased to offer another crucial service to and Android devices. Tracking information will our residents and communities,” said Warden be available once the route launches in August. Gerry Marshall. “Our region has a large LINX Buses: The first route will start with four geographical footprint and we have a growing 30 foot buses, with seating for up to 24 passengers population of seniors, students and residents plus room for eight standing passengers each who need affordable and reliable transportation and two wheelchairs, and 2 LINX+ buses with options to access health services, jobs and seating for up seven passengers, including 3 education hubs in other communities.” wheelchairs. The buses are equipped with GPS Route 1 launches August 7, 2018 and runs based vehicle location systems, automated stop from Penetanguishene/Midland to Barrie with announcements, smart card fare systems and stops in Wyebridge, Waverley, Elmvale and CCTV cameras. Midhurst. To introduce the service, the County Environment: LINX buses are equipped is offering complimentary fares between August with low emission engines with current clean 7-September 4, with regular fare rates starting diesel technology. The LINX bus offers above after Labour Day. The County is also offering average fuel economy and the manufacture an accessible door to door transit service for has also partnered with the aerospace industry, individuals with mobility needs called the integrating proven concepts into the bus, greatly LINX+. Residents are asked to complete a reducing noise pollution – making it one of the registration form to access the service by visiting quietest transit buses on the road today. or by calling 1-800-263-3199. Bus Operation: The County has entered into In 2017, as part of the County’s Transit an agreement with First Canada ULC to operate Implementation Plan, County Council approved and maintain LINX buses. First Canada has a 5-year, $5 million plan to create a regional transit operating agreements across Canada and transit service. Recognizing also provide school bus the need to increase public transportation services. transit within Simcoe County of Simcoe is County, the Government of composed of sixteen Ontario recently topped up member municipalities funding with a significant Open 7 days a week • and provides crucial $8.4 million contribution. public services to County As part of a five year roll *DELIVERY SERVICE residents in addition to out of the LINX Service, the Available* providing paramedic following proposed routes and social services to the Fri, Sat and Sun - 4 to 9pm will be considered: Orillia to *Small delivery charge - cash and credit card payment only! separated cities of Barrie Barrie (2019), Collingwood and Orillia. Visit our 23 Queen Street West, to Barrie (2019/2020), website at Elmvale • 705.322.2652 Alliston to Bradford West

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Editor’s Musings On June 4th, 1998, I published the first Springwater News. The Elmvale Lance had folded a year before and people missed it. I was going to put out four papers, one every two weeks and after eight weeks, I would probably have found a job. After all, I did have my truck drivers license and I had run graders, back hoes, earth movers, dozers and more once upon a time in my life. Here we are now working on the 523rd paper - and I still have not found that job. As I look at the numbers - 26 papers a year by 20 years = 520 - I scratch my head and wonder if I skipped a number or two way back sometime as this is paper #523. The first few papers were put together by Linda Belcourt, then another lady, Peggy Gemmell, did it for a while. Someplace in there, I bought a program and I would guess I have put the paper together for some 450-500 issues. We started out with 6000 papers, 12 pages all in b&w. Today, there are 19,000 papers per edition, 28 pages, 16 in colour. 17,600 are delivered by Canada Post. We started getting it printed at Central Ontario Web which was owned by Jim Gilbert who was a classmate of mine. Over the years, I had the Barrie Examiner flatter me into getting one printed at their office on the north side of Barrie. Was not a good experience. As I got more papers, my little van could not carry all the papers in one pass. A company called Mclaren Press out of Bracebridge courted me. Once the paper was printed, they delivered the paper right into my garage. It seemed like a great setup as I could put half in my little van and head out, then come back for the rest. That worked great as we live somewhat right in the middle of the area we deliver to. One day, Leo Stephens stopped bye. I said it could only be better if someone did...and he thought he could. He took me to a place in Mississauga called Master Web Inc. and the paper has been printed there for quite a few years. My office is in my house. If I was to go uptown to rent, pay for more hydro, insurance, heat, help, etc., there is not enough income to stay in business. I called the paper the Springwater News because I was one of the people vociferously opposed to the amalgamation of Flos, Elmvale and Vespra to become Springwater Township. It wasn’t a lone man argument! Vespra and Elmvale voted against it but the way politics is, the people are consulted but they are not listened to. Some had the idea that this would save money. No one goes and reviews

it a few years later and says whatever. No one was going to unincorporate the municipality so by calling the paper the Springwater News, I thought I could do something to help bring the community together. I should have called it something else i.e. the North Simcoe News. We go to most every home in Springwater Township and Tiny Township with limited numbers going into Tay, Oro-Medonte, northern Barrie and Essa Township. I was told by a former Post master that I was delivering too many papers to his location. I suggested this is the number Canada Post told me to deliver. He said yes but the paper is called the Springwater News so you don’t want it going into Oro-Medonte. I felt the hair tingle on the back of my neck and asked him if the Toronto Star or Sun or Barrie Examiner stayed in those communities. He never questioned it again but occasionally, I hear little rumblings from people wanting to advertise in an area larger than Springwater Township. Probably only 25% of the papers go onto that community. Maybe, someday, you’ll start getting what you think is a new newspaper in your box, a paper called something other than the Springwater News but almost exactly the same thing. I like what I do. I get to go places that many others probably would not be invited. For example, when they increased the size of RVH, I was invited to the sod turning, the announcements and tours of the hospital when they were at 25%, 50%. 75% and 100%. I have been thru the bowels of that place unlike most. It has been fun.

I went to Cochrane Alberta on June 1...alone while my wife flew to Calgary on May 31st, was picked up and taken to Okotooks then on Saturday June 2, returned to Calgary from where she flew to Winnipeg then a couple of days later, flew to Toronto, returned to Elmvale for a couple of days then back to Toronto, flew to Nova Scotia for 3 or 4 days then returned on Monday/Tuesday June 11/12 so she could deliver some of our newspapers. So back to my exciting travels...I arrived on June 1st, a rather chilly day. The weather cleared and we could ride the motorcycles everyday...although Saturday June 9th was garage sales and packing day to return to Ontario. On Tuesday, June 5th, there was a fire in Cochrane. Two four unit townhouse units, still not quite complete took fire. The heat was so intense, it blew out windows and melted the siding on the units across the street probably a good 100 feet away. Vehicles parked along the street - very few of these units have a driveway, much less a garage so you park on the street year round - had plastic melt, paint jobs scorched, windows melted/broken and tires exploded. Many people were displaced. As we walked the street being nosey, we commented on the fire fighters. How far back from the actual burning fire would they have to be to not be burned? Quite a scene. In the 50s, the population of Cochrane was around 600 so says one of the town’s older original residents. My son Tim and family moved there on March 4th 2004. The population was 11,000. Today, they just finished a census, it is almost 28,000. Buildings are being erected in many of their subdivisions... six that I toured through and possibly five builders at each spot. I asked my son, who builds some of those $600,000 to million dollar houses and half mill towns houses, where all the people came from. He wondered the same thing. But, the roads in and out, although maintained at a significantly better level than some around Ontario, have not been changed in 50 years. Roads that were constructed when the population was 3 or 4000 now have an extreme number of cars on them. From 4:30 to 7 pm, it is a good idea not to leave town or return. The town has everything, Walmart, Canadian Tire, 5 or 6 sheets of ice, a BIG Rec Centre, the pool, a six sheet curling rink, two newspapers, a busy senior’s Let’s Talk About… facility, around 30 religions, Poison Ivy great grocery stores, upwards With Pharmacist Owners Jenna Lougheed and Carolyn Glover to 10 liquor/beer stores and all car dealerships except General Poison ivy is a common wild plant that causes an extremely irritating Motors. Why? No one gave me allergic reaction when touched. Exposure may result in a blistering rash that an explanation. spreads over the skin. The rash usually appears within 2 days after


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The Canadian Farm Marketing boards re chickens, eggs and milk is under fire again. I know a little about the Milk Marketing system, and when I hear/read about people opposed to it, I know they know nothing about what they are spouting. They think that the marketing boards, which try to guarantee the farmer a fair income, is the

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The paper is printed by Master Web Inc. Mississauga Springwater News is produced every two weeks and delivered by Canada Post and available at newsstands throughout the areas mentioned below. The opinions expressed in articles contributed by interested parties and through the ‘Letters to the Editor’ do not necessarily reflect the opinion of this newspaper and/or the editor. The editor reserves the right to edit all submitted articles or letters for clarity and space or to avoid obscenity, libel or invasion of privacy. All contributions must have the writer’s full name, address and telephone number for verification. Copyrights are claimed on all original articles. Springwater News prints 19,000 papers. 17,550 are delivered by Canada Post to;

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reason milk is so expensive. The same person should take a boo through the grocery store. A litre of whole milk today is over $2. Of that, the farmer got just over 70 cents. Suppose we cut the farmer’s income 25%. The dairies pay the farmer 50 cents. Now they could sell that litre for $1.80 (although I might suggest they would leave the price at $2...remember the bread fiasco?). Now the farmer can’t afford to produce the milk. He goes out of business. A shortage develops. The price goes up. There is no board of control for beef or pork. It is a boom and bust business. You remember your bacon? Not too many years go, the price was $2 for a 500 gram bag of bacon. Today, it is $5 for a 375 gram container. The marketing boards are designed to give the farmer a sustainable living. It is the same with minimum wage. The government thinks that when you make $14 or $15 an hour, that is a sustainable income. It is my contention that when you are comparing Doug Ford to Donald Trump, you are actually complimenting him. Donald Trump has around a 45% approval rating in the United States depending on which pool you want to quote. The United States has around 325 million people of which approximately 210,000,000 are eligible to vote, therefore over 95 million support him In Ontario 41% of the voters elected Ford. There are almost 10 million people in Ontario but short of 6 million voted and since Ford got approximately the backing of 2.5 million people. Trump has almost 40 times more support than when you claim Ford is like Trump, you are complimenting him. Just saying.... A silly stat - it is now 497 days until the next Federal election. Already, there are notices going out to people from different parties trying to raise funds for their war chest. Justin Trudeau campaigned on a platform to bring in proportionate representation then changed his mind - promise broken. In our present system, Ontario for example, when you get 41% of the vote, you get around 70% of the seats. So what is a better system? I would suggest we allow all members of parliament free votes. As a candidate, you can have the most noble intents when you get elected but with the party system, you follow their mantra. I would doubt all the Ontario Liberals supported Wynne. If they did, then they deserve to have lost 49 seats

Springwater News • June 14, 2018 • Edition 523 • Phone: 705 322 2249 Cell: 705 321 2653 New Report Identifies Key Factors in French as a Second Language (FSL) Teacher Shortages in Ontario

TORONTO, May 29, 2018 – The FSL-Labour Market Partnership Committee has officially released its report entitled, Understanding Perspectives Regarding the French as a Second Language Teacher Labour Market Issue. The report identifies the challenges in hiring, recruiting and retaining French as a Second Language (FSL) teachers in English public school boards across the province. Decreasing Supply, Increasing Demand The demand for FSL teachers in English language public schools is increasing and there is a growing gap between the number of students enrolling in French language programs and the availability of FSL teachers and support staff to do the job. This issue has become a challenge for all English language public school boards in Ontario and provided the motivation to further research the issues and collaboratively find workable solutions. Research and Findings Funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario, and in-kind contributions from the education partners, the report is based on a comprehensive review of past studies and reports related to FSL teacher recruitment and attrition, school board human resources’ departments and related education sector employment data and results from a survey of recently hired FSL teachers. Human resources survey findings include: • Discretionary FSL programs such as French Immersion affect demand in that they require more FSL teachers than mandatory FSL programs such as Core French. • More than 90% of Ontario school boards offer at least one discretionary FSL program. • The current demand for FSL teachers is approximately five times greater in elementary grades than in secondary grades. • French proficiency is an important factor in the supply of FSL teachers First and Second Year Teacher survey findings include: • When applying to specific boards, teachers are strongly influenced by the proximity of the board to where they want to live, and by previous knowledge of the board itself. • Approximately 36% of FSL teachers apply to only one school board; 60% apply to two to five boards. • The greatest challenge in teaching FSL is availability of suitable teaching resources, followed by students’ attitudes towards learning French. • New FSL teachers' top two professional learning needs are accessing effective teaching resources, and opportunities to improve their own French language skills.


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Letters to the Editor Elections Ontario

Hello Michael. Last Thursday morning, I looked up my polling station using Elections Ontario's web site poll station finder. The results from my query was... Location: Elmvale Community Hall Location is accessible Address: 33 Queen ST W, Elmvale, L0L 1P0 Time: 9 AM - 9 PM ET

This didn't match the information on the voter card that I had received in the mail. It was actually located at Huronia Centennial Elementary School at 28 Simcoe Street, Elmvale, ON, L0L 1P0

After emailing Elections Ontario about the error. I received this rather apathetic reply... Hello, Thank you for contacting Elections Ontario.  We apologize that our website did not reflect the correct information and hope you were able to cast your vote.   Regards,  Elections Ontario 1.888.668.8683    Fax: 416.326.6200 I would have thought that more thorough error checking would have been done considering the importance of accuracy for this kind of information, Instead, all I got was "Sorry about your luck... hopefully you were able to cast your vote" - without any indication that they would ensure that this sort of thing didn't reoccur in future elections. Unbelievable. Sincerely, Mike Morneau - Phelpston

Rosie's Devotions

I am a seasonal resident in the region and regularly read the Springwater news, which I always enjoy. I was unable to find one of your regular contributions, Rosie's Devotions, in the May 31st edition of the paper. I look forward to her contributions and hope this omission is a temporary one. Thanks so much for this fine paper. Sincerely, Janet Couto Editor: We notified Rosy of her omission which she does out of the goodness of her heart. She replied: Wow, that is amazing. I’ve had a lot of stuff happening and totally forgot a submission. I will send under separate cover today. Thank you for sharing the compliments from one of your readers. Rosy TRANS MOUNTAIN Dear Editor, Justin Trudeau is forcing Canadians to pay for his failure to support the men and women of Canada’s energy sector. Kinder Morgan is walking away from a major energy project here in Canada. The company never asked for a dollar of taxpayer money for the Trans Mountain pipeline project. All they needed was clarity and certainty from the government so they could get construction underway. Instead, they got delay after delay, and no plan to see them through to completing the project. Now, Justin Trudeau has decided to use taxpayer money to buy the entire pipeline. He says it will cost $4.5 billion. Make no mistake – that is the minimum hit to the taxpayer’s wallet. Worse still, that is $4.5 billion that the private sector will simply invest in other energy projects outside of Canada. Canada became less competitive this week, and Canadians paid for it. Justin Trudeau would have Canadians believe that the only way to build the Trans Mountain pipeline is to use billions of taxpayer dollars.  It’s not.  Four pipelines were built under the previous government without spending one cent of taxpayers’ money. Canada’s Conservatives understand that by providing more certainty, lowering taxes and ensuring that regulations are both effective and efficient, projects like Trans Mountain can be built without imposing a burden on taxpayers. We will continue to stand up for Canada's resource sector, and most importantly, the men and women whose livelihoods depend on it. They can count on Canada’s Conservatives to give them a voice against a Prime Minister determined to phase out their jobs. Sincerely, Jamie Schmale, MP Deputy Shadow Critic for Natural Resources and Economic Development

Spot the danger before you play

Dear Editor, I lost my right leg above the knee when I was four years old in a boating accident. I was standing up in a dinghy when it hit a big wave. I fell overboard and the motor injured my leg. As a member of The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program, I’m spreading the safety message and sharing my story in a new video, PLAYSAFE: Don’t Let It Happen to You. With the help of seven other young amputees, I warn kids to spot the danger before they play and to be aware of “mean machines” like lawn mowers, trains, boats, cars and farm equipment. Whether you’re near, in or on the water, it’s good to stay alert. Accidents happen when you least expect it. As the weather warms up and kids spend more time outside, I encourage parents, teachers and community group leaders to help me pass on the PLAYSAFE message. Please take some time to watch or download the video free-of-charge online at Rebecca Mideros, 13 Ontario

Justin Trudeau’s Narrow View of Diversity

Dear Editor, On May 15 Justin Trudeau was in New York addressing a university audience. He informed the women and men in the crowd that they should reject tribalism and embrace diversity.  Fair enough.  Too bad he does not practice his own message.  As we all remember, especially NDP and Greens, the Liberals poached votes  from these parties by promising that the 2015 federal election would be the last using the  first past the post electoral system.  In its place some type of proportional system would be selected.  This would lead to more diversity in our parliament, maybe a few more Green Party MP’s for instance. Instead  he turned his back on that promise. I guess he does not want diversity in his parliament but sure would like other tribes to join his big arrogant tribe. Peter Stubbins

Un Bee-lievable A Houston woman beset by recurring bee problems over the course of 40 years in her home had 70,000 to 80,000 of the insects removed from inside her walls. Maude Mack, 76, said she has had problems with bees periodically over the 40 years that she's lived in her house and has occasionally had professional help removing them, but they have always returned. Mack said the problem has become so severe in recent years that her landscaper has started refusing to mow her lawn. The American Honey Bee Protection Agency dispatched expert Walter Schumacher to the home. Schumacher and his crew used smoke to keep the bees calm before going into the walls and removing their massive hive in sections. The crew removed 70,000-80,000 bees from Mack's home. "I'm very happy and thrilled to know that I'm getting the bees out," Mack said. Schumacher said the honey collected from inside Mack's walls will be sold at local stores, with the proceeds going toward honey bee relocation efforts.

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Springwater News • June 14, 2018 • Edition 523 • Phone: 705 322 2249 Cell: 705 321 2653 Rosie’s Devotions A Thankful Heart The other day as I was sitting in my recliner, reading, I saw the sun's rays pierce through the array of trees outside my living room window, resembling a glowing, illuminated cross. Special moments like these bring to mind thankfulness. As I sat and reflected, my mind turned to other parts of our planet that we call home, where our brothers and sisters are battling against the forces of nature: floods, wildfires, mudslides, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, and giant sinkholes. For them, there are no moments of peace or a time to relax and read. Even though all seems to be lost, there is always something to be thankful for. We can be thankful for volunteers who go out of their comfort zones to help those in need. We can be thankful for the brave firefighters who put their lives on the line in order to help a stranger. Yet, the greatest gift that we can be thankful for is the death and resurrection of Jesus, God's Son, who willingly sacrificed His life for us. John 3:16-17 – For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life. For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him. (NASB) His life on earth showed us a way to live a life of peace and resurrection from our old ways of life. All we need to do is to accept this, and turn from our old way of doing things. If we ask, the Holy Spirit will show us what areas in our life need to change, and we can be thankful for God sending us the Spirit to help us and direct us. John  14:26 – But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you. (NASB) 1 Peter 1:3 – Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. (NASB) What are you thankful for, and what areas in your life need to change? Prayer: O Lord, may Your Spirit urge and direct our hearts to give thanks, and may He show us areas in our life that need change. We ask for courage and strength to stand up against injustice and fear. May we be Jesus' examples to make this world a better place. Amen. Rosemary Hagedorn <> Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada

Hillsdale Highlights

Alissa Shanahan • Annual Community Garage and Bake Sale: The Community Garage Sale on May 26th was a success! There were lots of shoppers throughout the morning, the vendors sold a lot of their treasurers, and every baked good disappeared! Thank you to all the volunteers who helped make this event a success, and we were able to fundraise more money to go towards paying for our rink boards. • Summer 2019: Summer is almost here, meaning there will be kids out and about throughout the town. Please watch for kids as they are bike riding and playing with friends. Summer also means road work will begin on Albert Street East as the Township puts in water lines and new pavement. They are supposed to begin work on Horne Street, moving up Albert Street to the vacant lot (where the road to the new subdivision will eventually go). The sidewalk will be on the north side of the street, leading up to the school. Get ready for road restrictions and detours on the east side of town. • Hillsdale Community Recreation Association (CRA): The Hillsdale CRA meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at the hall at 7:00pm. Please note that the Hillsdale CRA will not be meeting in June. The next meeting will therefore be Wednesday, July 25th. Come out to have your input heard about our community, and get involved as much (or as little!) as you wish!

The “Hillsdale Highlights” is a community news update, so please feel free to contact me at alissa.shanahan@ with any information you would like the community to know about! Follow the official Hillsdale Community Recreation Association on Facebook for details about upcoming events and social gatherings at “Hillsdale Community Group.” I bought some herbs (basil, sage, thyme, chives, marjoram, oregano, dill, parsley, tarragon, and rosemary) and would like to know how tall each will grow. Do you have a height list? Sweet basil grows 8 to 24 inches tall, common sage 2 to 3 feet, thyme 6 to 18 inches, chives 6 to 12 inches, marjoram 6 to 24 inches, oregano 1 to 2 feet, dill 3 to 4 feet, parsley 1 to 2 feet, tarragon 2 feet, and rosemary up to 7 feet. It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. --Harry S Truman

Health Unit recognizes six new Tobacco-Free Champions for 2018

SIMCOE-MUSKOKA – It takes building you don’t know a committed community to make who you will be sharing tobacco-free living a reality. The six the air with through the winners of the 2018 Tobacco-Free buildings ventilation Champion awards have contributed system, over the balcony on two important fronts – helping or seeping through outlets people quit smoking and increasing and fixtures. But you can the number of smoke-free condos be sure that if there are and apartment options available in people living around you the region. who smoke, you can find Quit smoking supporters: yourself breathing their Barrie & Community Family second-hand smoke in Health Team (BCFHT) members your private unit. The have been working with local good news is the number residents looking for quit smoking of smoke-free units in the support since 2011. In 2017 marketplace is growing alone these specially trained thanks to the work of these quit counsellors from a multirecognized tobacco-free disciplinary team of respiratory champions. The Barrie & Community Family Health Team educators, pharmacists, diabetes Julie Bryant, a property members have been working with local residents educators and registered nurses, looking for quit smoking support since 2011. For manager with Bayshore have helped more than 400 people Property Management Inc., their great work, they have been recognized by trying to quit smoking. They work the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit as 2018 introduced and promoted in partnership with the Centre for No Smoking buildings to Tobacco-Free Champions Addiction and Mental Health to multiple condominium provide free nicotine replacement therapy along with the boards in her portfolio in Bracebridge, Gravenhurst and counselling to increase success rates. Anyone who has beyond. She has successfully helped these boards develop a doctor who is part of the BCFHT can access the quit and include No Smoking clauses in their declarations, smoking supports provided by this dedicated group. bylaws and/or rules so that the buildings can become Shona Anderson-Wong is a respiratory therapist and smoke-free as units turn over. She is confident in promoting anesthesia assistant in the operating room at Royal Victoria them, knowing most residents are happy with the cleaner, Regional Health Centre in Barrie. Knowing that smoking healthier environment and the protection it offers from increases the risk of surgical complications during and second-hand smoke and vape. after an operation, she is dedicated to supporting patients Muskoka-based MCRS Property Management is no to have the best outcomes possible. She takes a lead role stranger to managing smoke-free, multi-unit housing. to help them manage their nicotine withdrawal symptoms About 80 per cent of the buildings the company manages short term by ensuring they have nicotine replacement are designated as No Smoking and that’s no coincidence. therapy during their hospital stay. With a goal to help them MCRS recognizes smoke-free living in apartments and quit smoking for good she also makes it her priority to be condos makes good business sense on a number of fronts. It sure they are linked to community-based supports to help reduces fire risks at the properties, lowers the costs to clean, them stay smoke-free after hospital discharge. She has refurbish and maintain units, and it makes the properties been described by her nominator as a worthy, dedicated attractive to the largest possible audience of both local and practitioner who is committed to continuing education so seasonal residents. The property management company is that she can provide the best care for her patients. also recognized for championing smoke-free multi-unit Smoke-free housing advocates: housing with developers in the hopes that as new buildings When moving into an apartment or condominium come on to the market they will be 100 per cent smoke-

There were 29 parties in this election. There were 9,888,888 eligible voters in Ontario 58% of them voted.

Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte Electoral District Number 005 Area 1,018 km 2 Population* 100,785

Candidates for the Barrie/Springwater/OroMedonte

PC Party • Doug Downey • 20,445 • 44.75% Ontario NDP/NPD • Dan Janssen • 12,891 • 28.21% Liberal • Jeff Kirk • 6210 • 13.59% Green Party • Keenan Aylwin • 5,354 • 11.72% Libertarian • Mark Mitchell • 280 • .61% None of the Above Direct Democracy Party • Darren Roskam • 174 • 0.38% Trillium Party TPO • Michael Tuck • 172 • 0.38% Ind • Ram Faerber • 163 • 0.36% Registered Voters 78,051 • Voter turnout 58.54%

Simcoe North Electoral District Number 100 Area 3,143 km 2 Population 111,335

Simcoe North Riding Candidates

Progressive Conservative • Jill Dunlop • 25,530 • 46.95% New Democratic • Elizabeth Van Houtte • 15,275 • 28.09% Liberal • Gerry Marshall • 9,640 • 17.73% Green • Valerie Powell • 3,615 • 6.65% Libertarian • Cynthia Sneath • 318 • 0.58% Registered Voters 89,063 • Voter Turnout 61.06% free and attractive to buyers and rental audiences. Bracebridge condominium, Legends at the Falls is celebrating its first full year as a No Smoking property. Both buildings at the Kimberly Avenue site as well as the manicured grounds and patios overlooking the falls are all No Smoking. The condominium board members did their homework with the help of property manager Julie Bryant, held information meetings with owners and gained the required support of owners to include No Smoking in the condo corporation’s declaration to ensure all owners could be protected from secondhand smoke of all kinds in the years ahead. Barrie’s Grand Harbour Condominium on Toronto Street is among the first in a row of buildings overlooking Kempenfelt Bay to become No Smoking. The condominium board got positive feedback from their owners, local real estate representative, and others in the community when they asked their unit owners to support a No Smoking rule for all units. Only three owner/ occupants self-identified they wanted to continue to smoke in their units so the board grandfathered them under the new rule. The remaining 128 units, all 131 balconies and the entire grounds have been designated No smoking. Signage has been put up for all visitors, contractors and delivery personal to ensure the rule is followed. The move has also encouraged other buildings along Toronto Street to move ahead with their plans to go smoke free for the health of it! Tobacco- free Champion Awards are presented annually by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit to celebrate World No Tobacco Day and highlight the progress being made to reduce the preventable death and disease caused by tobacco industry products. The dangerous man is the one who has only one idea, because then he'll fight and die for it. -Francis Crick, physicist, Nobel laureate (8 Jun 1916-2004)

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The Heroes Festival is a weekend to Honour Canada’s Military and First Responder Heroes. Taking place in Wasaga Beach on June 23 and June 24, this family-friendly weekend will feature the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, CF-18 Demo Jet, SAR Tech demo with the Canadian Coast Guard and Trenton Search and Rescue, agencies from all across the country showcasing the latest technology and equipment. Saturday also features the Wasaga Beach Cruisers classic car show and a Kiss Tribute act on the beach stage at 8pm. One of the unique features of the Festival is the Career Village. A chance for Veterans, Active Duty Military and First Responders looking to transition to the Private Sector. Canadian corporations will be on site to meet these highly trained men and women looking to start the next chapter of their Careers. Companies such as Bruce Power and Promation Nuclear, Canadian Pacific Railway, Commissionaires, RBC Insurance, GardaWorld, Warren Gibson Transportation, Lafarge Concrete, Inkas Armoured Vehicles, Miller Group and more. A large Recruiting area will be set up where agencies from across the country will be on hand to discuss careers in varies Public Safety Sectors.

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A meet and greet with the pilots is scheduled for 7pm at Each week is a different prize and all Canadian Tire in Wasaga Beach. Families are invited to you need to do is read! Registration attend and get autographs signed by all the performers. has started so be sure to come in and There is no cost to attend the Heroes Festival. The participate July 1 – August 17. Festival opens daily at 9am with airshows scheduled for Summer Reading Club - Want to 2pm each day. The best location to view the airshows are keep your reading skills sharp over the Beach Area 1 and Beach Area 2. summer? We’ve got weekly incentives for Attendees should arrive early and should plan to wear ear the young readers in our community and protection during the airshow. it’s all FREE! Registration for the reading club has started Additional information can be found on our website, with the reading incentives take place July 1 – August 17. or by contacting Mike Dunphy at Kids Pamper Party - Ages 7+ are invited or to attend this party where you will be making a strawberry mask and some bath Midland Power & Sail Squadron invests in local healthcare bombs. We will also be painting our nails Members from the Midland in a fun colour! Saturday June 16, 1pm Power & Sail Squadron Elmvale Branch and Friday June 22, presented a cheque for $500 to 3:45pm at Minesing Branch. Cost $2. Please register Georgian Bay General Hospital. for this program. Funds will be used to help Kid’s Tech Time! - Please register for the purchase a new CT Scanner for program of your choice(s). Cost: FREE! the hospital. After learning Wednesday June 20 Minesing Branch about the hospital equipment 3:45pm-4:45pm Squishy Circuits ages needs through the Boaters 4-8, Monday June 25 Midhurst Branch for Best Care program of the GBGH Foundation, the Bridge 4pm-5pm Little Bits ages 7-12. (directors) of the Squadron Lego Building Challenge made the unanimous decision to All ages are welcome to participate! Thursday June 21, invest in local healthcare. 3:30pm-4:30pm at Minesing Branch. Celebrating with Kathy 3D Modelling Workshop Elsdon-Befort (far left), interim In partnership with Animation Art executive director, GBGH & Design Academy, we are hosting a Foundation and Gail Hunt FREE 3D Modeling (third from left), president and Workshop for ages 10+ CEO, GBGH are (from left) on Thursday June Mike Hamilton, Jim McLarty, Wendy McLarty, Christine 21, 6:30pm8:30pm at Midhurst Robinson and Ken Robinson B r a n c h . Digital sketching and of the Midland Power & Sail 3D model animation will be our topics. Registration is Squadron. required. Home Alone & Babysitter Course Canadians are rejecting the Trudeau Carbon Tax Home Alone (ages 8-10) 9am-12noon, Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and Leader of the Official Opposition, Cost: $45 and Babysitting Course (ages said Ontarians have now joined the fight to reject Justin Trudeau’s carbon tax scheme. “With the recent election of 11-15+) 9am-4pm, Cost :$65 are taking yet another provincial government dedicated to fighting the federal carbon tax, Justin Trudeau needs to recognize that place on Saturday June 23 at Midhurst his plan for higher taxes has failed,” said Scheer. “Right now, Justin Trudeau is increasing the cost of living for every Branch. Registration/payment is due Canadian, including driving already skyrocketing gas prices even higher with his carbon tax scheme. And worst of all, Friday June 15 and guarantees your spot he has refused to come clean about the true cost of the carbon tax on the average family. in this program. Scheer was joined by the Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance and MP for Carleton, Pierre Poilievre, at a local PA DAY Movie Event gas station in Ottawa. “Justin Trudeau’s own Finance Department calculated that the carbon tax will add 11 cents Fill your belly with laughs at this fun family per litre to the price of gas,” said Poilievre. “With 80 percent of middle class families facing higher taxes under this movie being shown on the PA day in June: Liberal government, more and more Canadians are sending the message that they cannot afford Justin Trudeau’s Friday June 29, Sherlock Gnomes 1pm, failed ideas. "Canada’s Conservatives have been fighting every single day to uncover the truth about what this tax Elmvale Branch. will cost families, while Justin Trudeau fights to keep those costs hidden from Canadians. “Families in Ontario have PA Day Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party sent a clear signal that they will not accept Justin Trudeau’s plan for higher taxes,” said Scheer. “The very first act of a Snacks! Trivia! Games and Prizes! Conservative government led by Andrew Scheer will be to eliminate the Trudeau carbon tax, and give families relief.” Ages 8+ are invited to a PA day Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party which is the best way to kick off summer. Friday June 29, 1pm at Midhurst Branch. Cost $2. Please register for this event or you might not make it! Zoo-Wee Mama! Chalk the BlockOur second annual “chalk the block” party is taking place the first week of July outside the Elmvale Branch. We’ll have the sidewalk area sectioned off and the chalk available at the circulation desk for you to create a happy sidewalk for visitors and locals alike to enjoy! For safety purposes we ask that young children are supervised by a parent/caregiver for this activity. Flipflops, Freezies & Fun Decorate a pair of flip flops and enjoy a freezie at this fun summer program! Friday July 6, 3:30pm at Minesing Branch, Tuesday July 10, 2pm at Elmvale Branch. Cost $2. Please register for this program. Messy Storytime Join us on Tuesday July 17, 10:30am Midhurst Branch • Invisalign® • Preventive Services for our annual make a mess storytime! You will hear messy stories, sing messy songs and then play with slime, • Teeth-in-a-DayTM • Restorative Services paint and all the other fun things you don’t want to clean up at home! 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Sports by Mike Townes

The Springwater Sports Heritage Hall of Fame has announced their inductees for 2018. This is the third group to be part of the Hall of Fame.  In 2014 the inaugural Induction Ceremony consisted of eleven Athletes, seven Builders and four Teams.  In 2016 there were two Athletes, four Builders and three Teams.  The class of 2018 includes three athletes, three builders and three teams. The late Homer Barrett (Hockey Fastball), Tom VanNatter (Hockey) and Frankie Edgecombe (Volleyball, Ball Hockey, and Hockey) are the three latest athletes that will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on September 14th at the Barrie Country Club.  The Builders include the late John Brown, Harold McMaster and Donald Stoddart for their outstanding contribution, service and dedication to sport. The three Teams entering the Hall of Fame include the 1950 Minesing Fastball Team, the 1976/77 Dutcher & Corbett Elmvale Peewee Hockey Team and the 1982 Elmvale Angels Ladies Fastball Team.  In my last column, I reviewed the Athletes, so in this column I am going with the Builders. The teams will be recognized in a later edition. John Brown, who passed away on September 1, 2006, will be inducted in the Builder category in 2018, as well as in the team category with the 1982 Elmvale Angels as their coach. John is also in the Sports Hall of Fame with the 196465 Alex Currie Juvenile Hockey Team (Player) and the 1977 Elmvale Merchants Fastball Team (Executive) that both were inducted in 2014. John was an OHA linesman/referee for five years as well as an OMHA referee for many more years. He was the first president of the Simcoe Rural Fastball League as well as an executive of Elmvale Minor Hockey, Elmvale Merchants Fastball team, Elmvale Thursday Night Bush League, Elmvale Merchants Intermediate Hockey team, and President of the Barrie District Ladies Fastball League. As well, he organized many non-sports events over the years in Elmvale. John coached the Elmvale Mets to the finals in the Simcoe Rural Fastball League in 1975 but coaching the Elmvale Angels Ladies Fastball to the PWSA All-Ontario Championship in 1982 was his most satisfying victory. He coached the team from1977-1984 winning numerous tournaments and league championships. John then moved on to politics starting as an Elmvale councillor, then Reeve of Elmvale, Deputy Mayor and Mayor of Springwater as well as Warden of Simcoe County. Trish (Downey) Campbell wrote “Brownie was a mentor to us. He made us believe in ourselves. I have certainly tried to carry his wisdom, his humour and his zest for life along with me. Brownie helped shape what I am and what I’ve been able to accomplish and I’m sure he had that effect on many of us. I look back on my years with the Angels as some of my best ever, and I can thank Brownie for that!” Harold McMaster has lived his whole life on Grenfel Road in the old Vespra Township. He has been involved in Grenfel community for decades, first as a player, then as a coach, organizer and leader. He played fastball and hockey for Grenfel as a young man and then became a key leader in bringing youth fastball to Grenfel. He was involved coaching fastball into the mid 1990’s. In the 1980’s, Harold and Charlie Scott coached the local team from the Vespra League in the OASA playdowns. In 1982, the team reached the finals but had to settle for second best. Harold served on the committee that built the ball diamond in Midhurst known as Doran











Park. He also was a leader in creating and maintaining the rink at the Grenfel community 11 129 13 2 skating 3 4 centre supporting hockey and 1public 1 25 36 47 58 6 7 10 8 9 10 for many years. Harold also played 1a major 2 3 1 4 2 3 5 4 6 7 5 6 8 7 9 10 8 9 10 role in renovating and maintaining 11 the hall at 12 16 14 11 1213 15 13 this facility. 11 12 12 13 13 Harold received the Olympic14 award11in 1988 15 14 1516 16 19 17 18 for his lifetime coaching contributions and 15 15 16 16 in 2017 Harold was presented with 14 the John 17 1418 17 1819 19 Graves Simcoe Medal of Excellence for his 20 21 22 23 24 25 17 18 17 18 19 19 outstanding contributions to the20community 21 22 of 23 24 2325 20 21 22 24 25 Grenfel and area. 2824 25 2924 25 21 2226 20 21 22 2327 23 Joe McMaster wrote “Harold 20always 26 28 2627 2729 28 29 coached emphasizing a heathy balance between skill development, competition, 26 26 27 28 28 2933 34 30 31 27 323429 32 32 3133 33 34 teamwork and fun. 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The hybrid 'Pepper X' was created by Ed Currie in 2017. At over 3 million Scoville heat units it is the hottest pepper in the world and is judged to be too dangerous for human consumption in its pure form. 2. Carolina Reaper. The second-hottest pepper in the world, the Carolina Reaper clocks in at an astonishing 2.2 million Scoville heat units. 3. Trinidad Moruga Scorpion. The Trinidad Moruga Scorpion briefly held the world record in 2012, before being replaced by the Carolina Reaper. People who've dared to eat it say the heat doesn't seem so bad at first, but mounts fast and keeps on climbing 4. Brain Strain. The name of number four on our list says it all. Yet another variant of the 7-pot pepper, the "Brain Strain" approaches the 2 million Scoville mark, making it one of the headiest capsaicin bombs known to humankind. 5. Pot Primo. Weighing in at number five is the Pot Primo, a hybrid between the original 7-pot pepper and the Naga Morich. It can reach heat levels of 1.9 million Scoville heat units. 6. 7-Pot Douglah Pepper. The 7-pot Douglah, also called the "Chocolate 7-pot," is a dark purplish brown. That's where the resemblance to chocolate ends, however, as this little pepper boasts a whopping 1.8 million heat units. 7. Trinidad Scorpion "Butch T." The Trinidad Scorpion 'Butch T' is named for Butch Taylor, its creator. It ends in a stinger that resembles a scorpion's tail, and at nearly 1.5 million heat units, packs just as much of a punch 8. Naga Viper. At 1.35 million heat units, the Naga Viper is nearly as dangerous as its namesake. 9. Barrackpore. The Barrackapore variant of the 7-pot pepper has a sweet, tropical flavor, but also brings the heat, with 1.3 million Scoville heat units. 10. Ghost Pepper. The Bhut Jolokia, more commonly known as the Ghost Pepper, was one of the first super-hot modern peppers. Though it's been surpassed by new hybrids, it still packs a punch at 1 million heat units.

Declarer suffered a similar fate but in ♥ QJT985 this case he had no excuse, his defeat ♦ A6 was entirely self-inflicted. ♣ 9843 Against 4♥, West led the ♦K, won by Declarer’s Ace. Assuming that Clubs were breaking 3-2, and by taking a Diamond ruff in Dummy, Declarer could count 10 tricks (5 trump winners, ♦A and a Diamond ruff, and 3 Clubs). The only losers would be a Spade, the ♥K, and a Club.

A pretty simple hand, eh? Well, not exactly! Declarer won the Diamond opening lead, ruffed a Diamond in Dummy, and cashed the ♥A. Declarer needed to get back to hand in order to draw trumps, and that would have to be done with a ruff. So he lost a Spade, ruffed the Diamond return, and played the ♥Q, driving out East’s King. With West showing out of Hearts on the second round, and with East returning yet another Diamond, Declarer’s goose was cooked. He could ruff the Diamond and draw East’s remaining trumps, but then would be out of trumps himself. When he later lost the third round of Clubs, the defense would cash a Spade for down one. Where did Declarer go wrong? At Trick 2 he should have ruffed the Diamond with Dummy’s Ace! Now he can play a low Heart from the board, overtaking in hand if East plays low. This avoids the need for one of those ruffs, trump control is thereby retained, and 10 tricks roll home. Visit for more about the fascinating game of bridge or email For games in Barrie see For games in Midland see

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Smoking tobacco emerged from religious ceremonies in (TINY, ON) The Township of Tiny Community Recreation the Americas and was probably initially restricted to only Committee held its annual Health & Fitness Day on Saturday, June shamans, priests, and medicine men. 2nd. National Health and Fitness Day is an initiative to make Canada Ramon Pane, a monk who accompanied Christopher the Fittest Nation on Earth! Tiny’s Health and Fitness Day provides Columbus to the Americas, is usually credited with an opportunity for the Township to celebrate and promote the use of introducing tobacco to Europe. local health, recreational, sports and fitness facilities. It’s a way to Renaissance author Ben Jonson argued that smoking was inspire Canadians to become fitter and more active. the "devil's fart." The event kicked off at 10 a.m. with the Tiny Trot hosted by the Women in the United States increasingly began smoking Township of Tiny Trails and Active Transportation Committee. At publicly in the 1920s when the cigarette was adopted Bernie LeClair Parkette, over 40 ‘Trotters’ set off on a 3 KM run, by advertisers as a symbol of equality, rebellion, and walk or bike along the Tiny Rail Trail. women's independence. The Committee also recognized International Trails Day, an annual celebration Only recently, and mainly in Western countries, has of trails to promote trail development, the use of trails and the healthy lifestyle smoking been seen as a serious health hazard. Smoking they encourage. It is celebrated each year on the first Saturday in June. rates in the United States have dropped by half since From 10 a.m. 1965, from 42 percent to 26 percent of adults. Smoking to 1 p.m., the in developing countries, however, is rising. festivities continued at I get up every morning determined to both change the the Perkinsfield world and have one hell of a good time. Sometimes this Park with a Bike makes planning my day difficult. --E. B. White Rodeo, Helmet Safety Check Springwater News goes to Cuba. Station, Fitness Class Demos, Tiny’s Mobile Skate Park, Soccer for Life Demonstrations, Tiny’s Day Camp Meet and Greet and over 15 Health & Wellness Exhibitor Booths. The Township of Tiny’s Accessibility Advisory Committee seized the occasion to celebrate National AccessAbility Week (May 27 to June 2, 2018). This is a time for Canadians to promote inclusion and accessibility in our communities and workplaces, and celebrate the contributions of Canadians with disabilities. Approximately 250 people enjoyed the activities, including the $2 Pizza Lunch! To view moments from the Township of Tiny’s 2018 National Health & Fitness Day, please visit our Facebook Page or Website using the links: Facebook: On April 19th Foster and Anissa Webb tied the knot in Varedaro Cuba. Website: Almost 50 guests travelled with them to celebrate the wonderful event Each year, Council dedicates resources to special community events in order to including the Springwater News engage Tiny residents. Council’s goals are to build civic engagement, community pride and confidence in the future.

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Patients can now view real-time Emergency department (ED) wait times for Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) on the health centre’s website and in the ED waiting rooms. Three large screens located in Emergency will display current wait times for those already waiting for care, however, patients can also check wait times from any device by clicking on an icon on the home page of the RVH website to access the wait times page. On that page they will see: • Total number of patients currently in Emergency • The number of patients that have seen a physician and are being treated • The number of patients that are waiting for initial physician assessment • The estimated time it will take to see a physician (initial assessment) “RVH has one of the busiest ED’s in the province, averaging 220 – 250 patients a day,” says Janice Skot, RVH president and CEO. “We are also experiencing unprecedented patient volumes and are well over 110 per cent capacity every day. It’s important we manage our communities’ expectations and to find ways to improve the patient experience and one way we can do this is providing access to estimated wait times in ED.” On the website, there is also a graph showing when the ED will be busiest over the next six hours; a list of area walk-in/urgent care clinics; what to bring when coming to Emergency; and a reminder to call 911 in case of an emergency. The page is accessible through RVH’s home page at The information is compiled through a highly sophisticated algorithm based on historical patient volumes and data, however, times are just estimates and any number of factors can affect these times such as acuity, mass accidents/casualties, unforeseen staffing shortages or environmental factors.

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Remembering D-Day, June 6th 1944 Last week our nation paused to honour the anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy; a pivotal turning point for the Allied forces in WWII, but a difficult and intense campaign launched on June 6th, 1944 when Allied troops stormed German defences on the beaches of Normandy, France to open the way to Germany from the West. An Allied defeat on the beaches of Normandy would have spelled certain disaster, but success in this endeavour meant that the Allies would finally gain an all-important foothold in Western Europe and a chance to liberate France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark from German occupation. Against incredibly difficult odds, in a formidable display of determination and bravery, the Canadians advanced against the best troops the enemy had, but paid a terrible price. Canadians suffered the most casualties of any division in the British Army Group. Through the summer of 1944, the fighting continued through choking dust and intense heat. The conditions were terrible and the enemy was ruthless, but the troops moved forward. Canadians played an important role in closing the “Falaise Gap” in mid-August as the Germans finally retreated in the face of the Allied offensive. On August 25, 1944, Paris was liberated by the Allies, bringing the Normandy campaign officially to a close. A half century is a long time in a world that moves and changes quickly. Living in our beautiful, peaceful country, it would be easy to forget the great events that allowed us to develop and prosper in freedom. Yet to forget, or gloss over the importance of these sacrifices, would do a disservice to all of the young Canadian men and women who played a major role in the greatest seaborne invasion of all time, and in the long, wearying struggle that followed in the Normandy countryside. I would like to draw attention to the commitment of Veterans Affairs Canada to honouring those who served Canada in times of war, military conflict and peace, and to keeping the memory of their achievements and sacrifices alive for all Canadians. To support this commitment, Veterans Affairs offers the Commemorative Partnership Program (CPP) which provides funding to organizations undertaking remembrance initiatives. To be eligible, the project must commemorate the achievements and sacrifices of those who served Canada since Confederation (1867). Eligible recipients can be non-profit or for-profit organizations, in Canada or abroad, as well as Canadian provinces, territories and municipalities. To find out more, you can contact Veterans Affairs Canada CPP staff at 1-866-522-2122. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them. Studies show that women initiate flirting 90 percent of the time. Although men seem to do most of the pursuing, they actually do so because they perceive that women invited their advances through flirting.

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More than 200 students ascended the stage during Lakehead Orillia’s convocation ceremony Saturday to receive their hoods and degrees. This year, 430 students graduated from Lakehead University Orillia, with over 240 proudly walking across the stage in front of family, friends and faculty during the campus’s Convocation ceremonies on June 9 at Rotary Place. "Today is about celebrating and acknowledging the efforts of those who have completed one incredible journey and are about to begin another," said Dr. Moira McPherson, Interim President and Vice-Chancellor.  "We hope our graduates look on their time spent in this beautiful community in the heart of the County of Simcoe as a positive experience, learning and living with the amazing students, friends, faculty and staff who have done their best to make this day possible,” she added.  Chancellor Lyn McLeod used her closing remarks to graduates to remind them to maintain an enthusiasm for learning that was forged during their time at Lakehead.  "The world of our graduates is not the world I have lived and worked in — it is a world that they will help to shape," said McLeod. "I am confident that they will be open to new ideas and new approaches, and that they will become aware and engaged participants in their new environments."  Bachelor of Education graduate Sabrina Cuzzupoli also addressed the graduating class as the Voice of Convocation.  “All of us graduating this morning have taken divergent paths to get here,” she told the graduates in her address.

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“We all graduate today from different faculties, different passions, and different perspectives, though we all leave here as accomplished individuals who have a mission to continue to better a world that is faced with many challenges.” During Saturday’s ceremony, Lakehead University also bestowed honorary awards on two outstanding individuals for their contribution to the university and community. Deborah Martin-Downs, a respected ecologist and conservationist, received an Honorary Doctor of Science. Lawyer and respected community leader Bruce Waite was presented with the Civitas Award for his incredible support of the Orillia campus.  The university also presented three awards to students during the ceremony.  Lloyd Dennis Award for Outstanding Citizenship (Orillia): Kevin Passafiume • Dean’s Scholar Awards for Science and Environmental Studies (Sustainability Studies): April Ellen Scholz • Dean’s Scholar Awards for Social Sciences and Humanities (Interdisciplinary Studies): Tammy Lyn Jane Rock This year, Lakehead University graduated 2,164 students from its Thunder Bay and Orillia campuses.   Lakehead University has approximately 9,700 full-time equivalent students and 2,000 faculty and staff in 10 faculties at two campuses in Orillia and Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lakehead is a fully comprehensive university: home to Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law in 44 years, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, and faculties of Engineering, Business Administration, Health & Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences & Humanities, Science & Environmental Studies, Natural Resources Management, Education, and Graduate Studies. Maclean’s 2018 University Rankings place Lakehead University among Canada’s Top 10 primarily undergraduate universities, as well as first in Total Research Dollars, second for Citations, and third for Scholarships and Bursaries. In 2017, Research Infosource named Lakehead Research University of the Year in its category for the third consecutive year. Visit www.

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By Bill French Midhurst Secondary Plan – MOECC Comments on the Draft ESR (Environmental Study Report) – Important Dates The formal response to the MOECC Comments, prepared by the Township’s consulting engineer Ainley, was presented to Council at our June 6 Council meeting. On Tuesday of this week there was a meeting of the EA Technical Steering Committee to review the MOECC Comments along with the engineer’s response to some of the issues highlighted in the MOECC Draft Environmental Study Report (ESR) Comments. This meeting was immediately followed by the Resident Liaison Committee update the same evening. The Public Open House outlining the MOECC Draft ESR Comments and the Township’s response will be hosted at the Snow Valley Ski Resort Day Lodge on June 18th from 6 to 9 p.m. with a formal presentation at 7:30 followed by an open question period. I encourage everyone in Springwater to attend, as in the long term everyone is affected when this development moves forward. Because of some concerns expressed at the June 6 Council meeting about dates of various EA timelines, I called a special of meeting of Council for June 13th to clarify the legislated deadlines to ensure that we are progressing at the regulated timetable rather than expediting the process for no apparent reason. All updated information is available on the Township website. County Environmental Resource Recovery Centre (ERRC) As most people know, the County has plans for a County wide transfer, recycle recovery and organics processing facility on Horseshoe Valley Road near Gill Road. The Township, by way of resolution, expressed concerns about the location quite some time ago, as it currently is zoned agriculture and the County owned parcel is presently a forested property known as the Freele Tract. To allow the development, the property requires an Official Plan Amendment both at the County and Township level along with a zoning amendment at the Township. A joint public meeting was held last year to gather comments and invited further questions. Many residents are concerned that their questions have not been addressed in an appropriate manner. With that in mind Council passed a resolution at our last Council Meeting to request the Consultants, GHD, to conduct a public open house to review the updated plans and respond to the many questions that are still not answered. I am quite disturbed that the County has actually placed the Official Plan Amendment on the County`s Committee of the Whole for this week and would like to approve the OPA at the June 26th meeting. I will be speaking strongly against such an approval as there is no need to rush this matter. Being such a significant change in land use, the public needs to be included and we need much more dialogue. I am quite disappointed in the County’s heavy handed approach. DC Charges Bylaw – Final Adoption The revised bylaw will be tabled at the June 20th Council Meeting for final adoption. It is important to keep our DC’s in line with the growing needs of the Township to avoid the taxpayer being burdened with unrealistic costs of growth related projects. Unfortunately, because of legislated deductions in growth projects, only about 75% of the actual costs of new growth related projects are covered by DC’s with the remainder being borne by the existing taxpayers. That is why orderly growth in smaller municipalities like Springwater need to be managed carefully. Community Events The Midhurst Soapbox Derby and Classic Car Show a couple weeks ago was such a great event again this year and there were 17 competitors this year. The recent Garage Sales in Hillsdale and Anten Mills brought out the deal seekers, and as usual, there was something for everyone. My wife picked up some great items and some tasty food treats at the Hillsdale event. Check out the events listing in the Springwater News as there are many strawberry lunches and dinners happening at this time of year and you don’t want to miss these great opportunities to not only help out your local community or church organization, but it is nice to say hello to your old friends and new acquaintances. Springwater Swing Golf Tournament - Vespra Hills Golf Club - Reminder The Annual Springwater Swing Tournament will take place on July 11 of this year. This year we are proud to host the event at the exclusive and private Vespra Hills Golf Club located on Wilson Road near Snow Valley. The proceeds from the Tournament, which is our biggest fund raiser, benefits the Community Assistance Program, which has helped many individuals with special one time needs since its inception 3 years ago. It also contributes to Physician Recruitment and other worthwhile local initiatives, such as the Elmvale and Barrie Food Banks along with assisting some unique team and school requests throughout the year. Talk to your friends and help us raise as much as we can by signing up a foursome for this year’s event. Early bird price is $185.00 a golfer, which includes lunch, dinner and a day of challenging

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It’s for certain that Heaven gained a very special angel with the passing of Dorothy Wilson, matriarch of the Wilson clan, on June 6th. Dorothy has been part of Anten Mills and Minesing since she moved onto Golf Course Road upon her marriage to the late Laddie Wilson in the fall of 1947. Almost 71 years ago - imagine! Dorothy’s was a life well lived and celebrated. Over the decades she and Laddie, along with their family, were dedicated members of this tightknit community, always there to lend a hand and get involved. In later years, after Laddie’s passing, Dorothy continued on in this vein, spending time and keeping up with family and friends, remaining a regular attendee and supporter of Minesing United Church, participating in the church knitting group, and with her lifelong love of music, singing in the choir until recently. Dorothy possessed a lively spirit and sharp wit, and being in good health right up to the end, we could always look forward to her presence at community events and activities, from our Christmas in the Village weekend to Minesing Minifest. Lately she rarely missed Thursday evenings playing euchre at the Anten Mills hall, and could be depended on to hold her own against the best of card players, no problem. Our condolences go to the Wilson clan: son Gord and his wife Pat whom many of us know through their deep involvement in the village, as well as Gord’s brothers Allan, Charles, Wayne and Edward, and the large clan of extended Wilsons including Dorothy’s 17 grandchildren and 19 great grands. It was always a delight to spend time with Dorothy. She set a great example to us all and will be missed by many. Garage Sale Success! Last Saturday could not have been a better day for our community garage sale. We had plenty of treasure seekers at our driveway by 7:30 a.m. that morning. Thank you to Ken and Lindsay Rawson and their team of volunteers for your efforts in making this all come Welder/fitter/fabricator/erector together. The map was a wonderful touch that many of our customers much appreciated! Community Recreation Association Meeting on June 21st (705) 278-7769 There will be a Community Recreation Association Meeting on Thursday, June 21 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Hall. This will be the first meeting under the new executive, and all residents of Anten Mills are welcome to attend, whether to participate or simply listen in. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ JP’s Custom Welding & Fabrication For the most up to date information on what’s happening in the ‘Mills, don’t forget to check out the Anten Mills golf. There are many sponsorship opportunities for local Community Facebook page regularly. And, please send any business. Information is available on our website at www. family events or community announcements you’d like to have included in this column to me, Kim Tyler, at antenmillsnews@ Mayors Open Visiting Hours or give me a call at 705-728-2801. If you would like to meet with me on any matter you can Office: 705.526.4100 350 Concession 8 East always arrange an appointment or if in the neighbourhood of the Administrative Centre you can drop by any Thursday Toll Free: 1.888.526.4101 Tiny ON L0L 2J0 afternoons from 1 to 4:00 p.m. and no appointment is required. I invite you to bring your complaints, concerns or even appreciation for what is happening in Springwater. I have had numerous people come by and in some cases we Superior Personal Service & Clean Water That You Can Trust! have resolved some simple issues. If nothing else I promise that you will be heard. The door is open. home • cottage • farm • commercial Keep informed and involved with Springwater by checking out our website and • Water Well Drilling & Complete Pump Packages • Well Rehabilitation, Cleaning & Abandonment especially our calendar of meetings. Tune into our live • Water Softeners & Treatment Systems streaming of the Council Meetings at • Installation, Sales & Service live . Stay close to the action and read this excellent local paper, the Springwater News, and check out our regular Springwater Link and Council Corner columns. Be part of Sushi chefs have one of the most difficult training of all professional chefs. They must know how to prepare raw the solution and have your say. seafood, know which fish contain harmful parasites, and Contact me at 705-728-4784 ext. 2040 or my cell at know how to eliminate parasites. They must also know 705-718-7031 or email at and about biochemical changes that happen after seafood is follow me on twitter @MayorFrench slaughtered. A sushi chef traditionally could work in A reminder these articles are my thoughts and a restaurant only after training for 10 years. However, perspectives on issues and I am but one voice on modern sushi chiefs can start working after just 2 years of Council. These opinions may not reflect the position of training. Sushi is commonly thought of as an aphrodisiac because two common sushi fish, salmon and mackerel, other Councillors. are high in omega-3s, which are fatty acids that aid in Henry Ford said, “If there is any one secret of success, it sex-hormone production. Additionally, tuna is a source of lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view selenium, which helps increase a male's sperm count. and see things from that person’s angle as well as from Bluefin tuna populations have dropped more than 96 your own.” Yes, anyone can see things from their own percent, primarily due to increasing sushi demands. Most point of view. But it requires special talent to see things of the bluefin tuna fishing occurs off the coast of Japan, from the other person’s perspective. Advertising requires which has very few limits on tuna fishing. its practitioners to follow Henry Ford’s advice on many The most expensive price ever for a sushi-grade bluefin different levels. tuna was $1.8 million for a 222-kilogram fish in Japan. Over 80 percent of the world's declining tuna stock are You can't find any true closeness in Hollywood, because eaten by the Japanese. everybody does the fake closeness so well. --Carrie Fisher Fairytales teach us that dreams can come true. Life teaches that we can create our own dreams. A limiting belief that many hold is that you must be either very fortunate or lucky to get what you really want in life If you ask most people to tell you what their dream is, they will likely describe something very lovely, even utopian, but will follow their description with a comment on how unlikely it is that they will ever experience their vision. The phrase "in your dreams" is currently another way of saying "forget it". We live in a society that does not honor dreams. We pay lip service to dreams through lotteries where you are twice as likely to get struck by lightning than you are of winning the big one. If we define dreams as impossible, unlikely, or only wishful thinking, that is the reality that we create. And sure enough, our dreams won't come true.   I met a man recently who spent the last year traveling around the world with his partner, as they .... where they would make their home. They weren't going where "the job" was, they were exploring the planet to find what for them would be the perfect spot. That sounded wonderful to me. I asked him if one need to be independently wealthy in order to do that.   He laughed and shook his head, explaining that it's a matter of simplifying your needs. You don't need a lot of "things" to enjoy life. He lived simply and saved most of his money. By releasing attachment to "stuff", he gave himself freedom. If maintaining a particular lifestyle is hindering you from living your dreams, perhaps it's time to begin redirecting your resources.  Gwen Randall-Young is an author and award-winning Psychotherapist.  For permission to reprint this article, or to obtain books, cds or MP3's, visit Follow Gwen on FaceBook for daily inspiration. 

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Midhurst Water, Wastewater & Transportation Class Environmental Assessment (Phase 4) Notice of Completion of Environmental Study Report (ESR) & Open House The Township of Springwater is continuing with Phase 4 of the Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) Planning Process to determine the specific water, wastewater and transportation infrastructure requirements to accommodate the future growth within the Midhurst Secondary Plan, in accordance with the “Midhurst Master Plan – Phase 1 & 2 - Water, Wastewater & Transportation, dated July 2009.” The Master Plan, which is available on the Township’s website at, identified the infrastructure that will be required and also concluded that Phases 3 and 4 of the Class EA process needed to be completed. Phase 4 of the Class EA process will follow the planning and design process for Schedule ‘C’ projects as described in the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Document (October 2000 as amended in 2007, 2011 & 2015), published by the Municipal Engineer’s Association. However, in order to augment the Class EA process, the Township has determined that a Phase 4 Public Open House should be held during the 30-day public review period. The draft Environmental Study Report (ESR) has been completed and by this Notice, is being placed in the public record for review and comment. Subject to comments received as a result of this Notice (and Open House) and the receipt of necessary approvals, the Township intends to proceed with the design and construction of the identified servicing infrastructure including: • • • • •

New water system(s) to service the proposed growth within the Midhurst Secondary Plan including new wells, water treatment facility, high lift pumps or booster stations, water storage reservoirs and distribution systems including transmission mains; New Wastewater Treatment & Collection System (including sanitary collection systems, pump stations, treatment plant and effluent outfall) to service the proposed growth within the Midhurst Secondary Plan with the capability of servicing the existing Midhurst area, if required; Upgrading/Reconstruction of existing roads and intersections throughout the existing community; Construction of a new Craig Road (2 lanes) from County Rd. 27 to Russel Road including a direct connection to Forbes Road; and Upgrading of the Forbes Road and Highway 400 Interchange.

The Environmental Study Report will be available on June 19, 2018 on the Township website at, along with a hard copy being available at the Township of Springwater Municipal Office: An Open House has been arranged for 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Monday June 18, 2018 at Snow Valley Resort (2632 Vespra Valley Road). The purpose of this Open House is to provide an overview of the material within the Environmental Study Report. This Open House will predominantly be an informal drop in format and Display Boards will be available with representatives of the Project Team to answer individual questions in a one-on-one format, relating to the proposed Water, Wastewater & Transportation Infrastructure. A formal presentation will be made between 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm followed by a question and answer period. However, if you have specific questions you are encouraged to attend the earlier drop in format which will provide a better opportunity to have meaningful dialogue with the project team. If you have any outstanding concerns about this project, please address them to the following individuals prior to July 19, 2018: Ms. Heather Coleman Director of Public Works Township of Springwater 2231 Nursery Road, Minesing ON L9X 1A8 Email:

Mr. Joe Mullan, P. Eng. President & CEO Ainley & Associates Limited 280 Pretty River Pky, Collingwood, ON L9Y 4J5 Email:

If concerns regarding this project cannot be resolved in discussion with the Township, the person with the concern(s) may request that the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) order a change in the project status and require a higher level of assessment under an Individual Environmental Assessment process (referred to as a Part II Order). Detailed reasons must be provided in support of the request. Copies of the request must be sent to: Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change 77 Wellesley Street, West 11th Floor, Ferguson Block Toronto, ON M7A 2T5

Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change Environmental Approvals Branch 135 Clair Avenue West, 1st Floor, Toronto, ON M4V 1P5

Ms. Heather Coleman Director of Public Works Township of Springwater 2231 Nursery Road, Minesing ON, L9X 1A8

If no requests are received by July 19, 2018, the Township may proceed to carry out design and construction of the project as presented in the planning documentation. Please note that all personal information included in a Part II Order submission – such as name, address, telephone number and property location – is collected, maintained and disclosed by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change for the purpose of transparency and consultation. The information is collected under the authority of the Environmental Assessment Act or is collected and maintained for the purpose of creating a record that is available to the general public as described in s.37 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Personal information you submit will become part of a public record that is available to the general public unless you request that your personal information remain confidential. For more information, please contact the Ministry’s Freedom of Information and Privacy Coordinator at 416-327-1434. This notice issued on May 31, 2018.

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Upcoming Meetings

Office Closure

Bid Opportunity

Compliance Audit Committee Monday, June 18 - 9:00 am Township Administration Centre

The Township Administration Centre will be closed from 12:00 - 1:00 pm on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 for a staff event. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Township of Springwater is currently accepting bids for the following:

Springwater Library Board Meeting Tuesday, June 19 - 7:00 pm Midhurst Library Branch Special Council Meeting Asset Management Wednesday, June 20 - 4:30 pm Township Administration Centre Council Meeting Wednesday, June 20 - 6:30 pm Township Administration Centre Anten Mills Community Rec. Association Thursday, June 21 - 7:30 pm Anten Mills Community Hall Special Council Meeting (Planning) Monday, June 25 - 6:30 pm Township Administration Centre Heritage Committee Meeting Tuesday, June 26 - 7:00 pm Township Administration Centre Committee of Adjustment Wednesday, June 27 - 7:00 pm Township Administration Centre

Fridays from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm 33 Queen Street W, Elmvale

Thank You! The Springwater Heritage Committee would like to thank everyone who was able to attend their Cast Iron Cookery Event on May 24th at Historic Fort Willow. The Committee would like to acknowledge keynote speakers Ruthan and Dennis Johnson for their wonderful presentation, the NVCA and Friends of Fort Willow, and the McDonalds in Angus as well as Coffee Time in Elmvale for donating refreshments.

Now Hiring The Township of Springwater is currently recruiting for: Truck Driver/Labourer (2 Positions) Full-time, Permanent Closing Date: Friday, June 22 at 12:00 pm Additional information is available at:



Candidate Information Packages Thinking of running for Municipal Council or School Board Trustee in the 2018 Municipal Election? Get an electronic candidate information package online at election2018/candidate_information or contact the Township of Springwater Clerk’s Department at 705-728-4784 Ext. 2015 or Nominations are now open and close July 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm.

Have an Opinion on Fireworks? Springwater Council is seeking public and stakeholder input regarding a proposed by-law to prohibit and regulate the sale of fireworks and the setting off of fireworks within the Township. Written comments will be received for a period of 60 days, ending on July 30, 2018. A copy of the by-law can be found on the Township of Springwater website at: or by contacting the Clerk’s Department at 705-728-4784 Ext. 2015. Comments may be sent via email to or brought to the Township Administration Centre. For further information please contact Renee Chaperon, Township Clerk at 705-728-4784 Ext 2026.

Albert Street East Reconstruction PW-08-2018 Closing: Thursday, June 21 at 2:00 pm Fine Copy Paper GBAPPC-2018-06 Closing: Thursday, June 21 at 11:00 am Animal Pound Services PLN-01-2018 RFQ Closing: Thursday, July 12 at 2:00 pm Additional information is available at:

Entrance Permits All new road access points for laneways or driveways require an entrance permit. If you are paving an existing entrance there is no fee, however an entrance permit is still required. The permit allows the Township to review the area, make sure its installed to Township standards and doesn’t interfere with drainage. It also provides an opportunity for the Township to notify the homeowner of any planned construction. Before any work can be started, locates must be completed. Please call Ontario One Call for more information: 1-800-400-2255.

The 12th Annual

Springwater SWING Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Vespra Hills Golf Club 1:00 pm shotgun start

For registration and sponsorship opportunities:

Water Restrictions Odd House Number

Even House Number

Outdoor water use permitted from midnight to 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Outdoor water use permitted from midnight to 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Water on Odd Calendar Days

Water on Even Calendar Days

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Earlier this month, the Trudeau government announced that it would be granting the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls a six-month extension, until April 30, 2019, to complete its work and issue its final report. This was met with disappointment by the Inquiry’s Commissioners, who had requested a twoyear extension and an additional $50 million. In a release, the Commissioners “expressed profound disappointment, stating that the extremely limited extension does a disservice to the thousands of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, survivors and families, some of whom advocated for decades for a National Inquiry.” In response to the criticism, Carolyn Bennett, Minister responsible for Crown-Indigenous Relations, noted that there was no unanimity among the federal and provincial and territorial governments on the issue of an extension. This is the first National Inquiry that has a mandate from

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Dr. Tony Fallone noted in 1997 that hair color is the root of a person's personality. Blondes are typically more outgoing and lively and are perceived as more feminine than women with other hair colors. According to Fallone, being blonde is not a hair color, but a state of mind. Nearly 2,000 years before Homer, during the time of the Proto-Indo-Europeans, blonde hair was connected to the worship of the sun and fire and to the adoration of a yellow dawn goddess. During the Roman era German blondes were taken captive and had their hair cut off to be made into wigs for fashionable ladies. But by the Middle Ages, blonde women were held with suspicion, and by the mid-14th century, depictions of Eve were consistently giving her free-flowing locks of golden blonde hair that marked her as an evil temptress. In Ancient Rome, women tried to dye their hair blonde with pigeon dung. In Renaissance Venice, they used horse urine. Hydrogen peroxide was discovered in 1818, but there was little application for it until 1867 when it was found that it could bleach hair. It quickly became popular throughout Europe and America, superseding everything else that had been used as bleach before then. Is it true that once a pineapple is cut, it no longer ripens? A pineapple stops ripening the moment it is picked. For the best flavor, a pineapple must be picked after it has ripened fully. When ripe, a pineapple has a solid sound when thumped. both the federal and provincial and territorial governments, Principle and the immediate and full implementation and without the latter’s support, the Inquiry would lose the of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of ability to subpoena witnesses to appear before it in that Indigenous Peoples as a framework for reconciliation, jurisdiction. and including a federal action plan, strategies, and As you may recall, the Inquiry was initiated in September other concrete measures to achieve the goals of 2016 with a budget of $54 million, and since then has held UNDRIP; 15 Community Hearings, 9 Statement Gathering events, 2. Full compliance with the Canadian Human Rights 2 Knowledge Keeper and Expert Hearings, and one Tribunal ruling (2016) that found that Canada was Institutional Hearing. In total, more than 1,273 witnesses racially discriminating against First Nations children. have shared their stories with the Inquiry. You can get more information on the Inquiry and read the The inquiry released an interim report last November that Interim Report at included a number of recommendations, including two Bruce Stanton MP calls for immediate action: 1. Implementation of all Calls to Action of the "Considering their impact, you might expect mosquitoes Truth and Reconciliation Commission, particularly to get more attention than they do. Sharks kill fewer than a dozen people every year, and in the U.S. they get a those that impact Indigenous women and children, week dedicated to them on TV every year." Bill Gates including the immediate implementation of Jordan’s

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Thank you to those people that donated plants for our plant sale. It was a huge success.

Congratulations to our Best in Show Winners. Paula Newton, Mary Collinson and Catherine Verlaan for their efforts in the Flower Show. The judge was impressed with the amount and quality of entries. We also had a children’s section for sunflowers. Look how well our budding future gardeners did! & r m val

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At the June 6 Council meeting, Fire Chief Ian Gavet reported on new provincial standards for firefighters in the near future. This will require much more training for our volunteers and therefore greater costs to the township. The details of Chief Gavet’s report can be found on the Township website, www., under Governance: Agendas and Minutes. Also at the June 6 Council meeting, Director of Public Works Heather Coleman reported on the completion of a Township Roads Need Study. The road assessment included collecting data for all Township owned roads, evaluating each road section, identifying issues, providing recommendations and providing a proposed 10 year maintenance and capital program. This document will assist the Township in determining road maintenance and rehabilitation needs of all the roads within Township jurisdiction. In order to keep our roads in good shape, we may need to find increased revenue in the future. The Elmvale BIA was established in 2012 to allow local business people and commercial property owners and tenants to join together and, with the support of the municipality, to organize, finance, and carry out physical improvements and promote economic development in their district. The association is governed by a volunteer Board of Management chosen from the general membership and approved by Township Council. According to the 2012 by-law, membership in the BIA includes all commercial property owners in Elmvale and their tenants. The budget for the BIA comes from annual levies on the commercial property owners. The current president of the BIA, Al Pontes of G&S Computers, is in the process of organizing an Annual General Meeting, which all members are entitled to attend; they should receive notice of this meeting at least 10 days prior to the date. Downtown Elmvale welcomes a new business to Queen St. W. The Tiny Art Shack, which opened recently beside the bakery, sells quality, articles handmade by local crafters as well as talented artisans from all over Canada. The comments made in this article are strictly my own. I do not speak on behalf of Council. Contact me any time if you have concerns or suggestions: 705-796-7348,

looks so green. With not having a lot of rain we are having less mosquitos. What a great showing of well wishers for Bea Baldwick, on the occasion of her 90th birthday. May you continue good health surrounded by your family love. Grenfel United Church is once again having a strawberry supper. Saturday, July 7 from 4:30 to 7 in our friendship hall. Adults $15.00. Children 7 to 12 $7.00. Under 6 free. tickets at the door. Continuous seating. Ham, salads, strawberries and strawberry shortcake. For info. 705-7904376 Mark September 8 on your calendar for our churches giant garage sale. Tables available to rent for $15.00. Hot dogs, coffee and a slice of homemade pie available when you enjoy a rest from browsing. Info call 705-790-4376


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Midland Lawn Bowling Club Mixed Pairs Tournament The 2018 Mavrou Mixed Pairs tournament was held on June 6 with twelve teams competing. Doug Hamelin and Carol MacDonald placed first with three wins, edging out Ron O’Sullivan and his partner, Sue Hamelin. The two other teams that placed were Nancy Hunter/Dave Naylor and Joan Bourrie/Brian Minns. The draw-masters for this tournament were Clare Robinson and Gord Belcher. Because of its comparatively light physical demands, lawn bowls is a participant sport that you can play for a long time.  In addition, there is good range of available equipment for aiding those who have difficulty delivering the bowl in the conventional manner.  For more information about the sport and the Midland club, visit;

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Clare Robinson, Doug Hamelin, Gord Belcher and Carol MacDonald with the Mavrou Pairs Trophy

A Starry Night Senior Prom

All Life on Earth is Right-Handed

All the information needed for cellular structure, replication, and metabolism is stored in each cell's deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). DNA consists of long chains of chemical building blocks called nucleotides and looks somewhat like a spiral staircase. Theoretically, the DNA could wind either to the right or the left. The odd thing is that all Earth life forms exhibit what biologists call right-handed DNA. Imagine a bolt or a screw; normally the threads are designed such that the screw will bury itself into a piece of wood when you turn it clockwise. Left-handled screws will bury themselves into the wood when you turn them counterclockwise. Although left-handed helixes have been produced in experiments and there is a very rare left-handed version called Z-DNA, why right-handedness rules are still subject to debate. A possible explanation is that righthanded DNA is more stable.

Manager, Krista Young, from was had by all. The turnout was in-house hair salon, had their prom attire and finished off said, 'in her 20 years in the program and she said she has the years'.    

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Residents had a simple wish; to have a dance ! On Friday night of June 1st, 2018 at Waterside Retirement Lodge, a simple request of a dance turned into a magical starry night Senior Prom.  A month’s worth of planning from Monica, our local high school coop student and two Resident attendants Nicole and Cassandra with guidance from Recreation Coordinator,  Christie Murchison pulled off a highly successful event. Of course, the days setup, and execution also would not have been as much of a success without our very own amazing staff, their families and volunteers.  Staff's kids helped while sporting beautiful dresses or ties, the dance floor was full with super work from our DJ, Bryon, our Environmental manager . The MC of the evening was our very own General bartenders to photographers, fun

and Kathleen Hetherington; as no prom is complete without them.   It is without a doubt, with the fun had by all, this will be the first of many Senior Proms at Waterside Retirement  Lodge.    Staff, Volunteers, Residents and Family are still talking about how it was an amazing night and turn out. One person making a wish, turn out to be a magical evening for all ages.

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Tiny Mayor’s Monthly Message – June 2018 - George Cornell

June is Recreation, Parks and Seniors Month A whole calendar of FREE fitness events happening in Tiny throughout June. All you have to do is sign up and participate! See the poster attached for the complete June 2018 Calendar of Events or visit Contact Emma Mills at 705 526-4204 ext. 250 or for more information or to register. Tiny will be hosting TWO dates for the 2018 Senior Symposium – June 19th and 21st. See the chart below for a listing of vendors and exhibitors scheduled to appear at each. June 19th June 21st  The Red Cross (both days)  CNIB (both days)  County of Simcoe - Positive Aging Strategy (both days)  Wendat Community Programs (both days)  The Place (both days)  The Ministry of Transportation  Barrie and Area Victim Crisis Services (both days)  Township of Tiny Pickleball & Shuffleboard (both days  Wheels 4 Wheels (both days)  Hospice Huronia (both days)  County of Simcoe, Long Term Care and Seniors Services Georgian Village (both days)  CARP (A New Vision of Aging) (both days)  Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit  Local Food Project (both days) This year we will be awarding the Senior of the Year Award - 'Heart of Tiny'. The purpose of this award is to recognize an outstanding senior (age 65 or older), who contributed to the enrichment of the social, cultural and civic life of the Township of Tiny. See the “Request for Nominations” attached. For more information, contact Maggie Off at or 705 526-4204 ext. 271 . More information on all of our events taking place through the month of June can be found at Mayor’s 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament & Dinner The Township of Tiny is holding its 2018 Annual Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament & Dinner, on Friday, July 13th hosted at the Brooklea Golf & Country Club. This year’s fundraising goal is $60,000. The Township of Tiny has been helping support causes important to the local Community through donations, sponsorships and a dedicated team. To date, the Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournaments have raised over $120,000.00! 2018 Charitable Recipients Angels with Backpacks Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Simcoe Boys and Girls Club of North Simcoe Community Reach Crime Stoppers of Simcoe-Dufferin-Muskoka Elmvale District High School Shared Facility Project Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation Hospice Huronia Huronia Seniors’ Volunteer Care Team MTM Conservation Association

Scientists in School Township of Tiny Bursary Program We Are The Villagers Wendat Community Programs If you are a golfer, consider getting a team together. Not to worry if you don’t have 4 players – you will be matched up to create a foursome. The Organizing Committee has worked hard to ensure the tournament day is fun and memorable. Don’t miss your opportunity to “Beat the Councillors & Mayor” at a variety of on course challenges. Player registration is $145 per person and includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, lunch, dinner, on course games passport and a player gift! Non-golfers are invited to join the event for a great dinner and fun events afterwards. You can also support these 15 local Charity Recipients by sponsoring or contributing silent auction items and competition prizes. On behalf of the Organizing Committee and the benefitting Charities, we wish to thank you in advance for your generous consideration. As space is limited, be sure to register early and reserve your spot to avoid disappointment. To learn more about our sponsors, including this year’s Title Sponsor – Perkinsfield Kitchen + Bath Inc. – visit our website at Contact Maggie Off at 705 526-4204 ext. 271. We hope to see you there! The County of Simcoe will be launching a Textile Collection in June. If you already donate used clothing please continue to do so. Alternatively, help us keep textiles out of the garbage! A special curbside collection of used clothing and textiles will occur in Tiny the weeks of June 11th or 18th. Check your 2018 waste management calendar, (page 18), for your week. Textiles placed out for collection may be torn, stained, have buttons missing, etc. as these can be made into industrial rags and some textile fibres can be recycled. Watch for information and a textile bag in your mail. Sealed bags must be out on Monday at 7:00am of your week as collection does not necessarily occur on your garbage day. Extra material should be placed into clear bags for collection. Upcoming Events in the Month ahead… June is Parks and Recreation Month. June 19 or 21 Seniors Symposium, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Tiny Township Community Centre, with two dates to choose from. Nominations for Senior of the Year Award are now being accepted June 21 - Mantra Pickleball Clinic, Tiffin Park (see poster attached) June 24 - Strawberry Tea, in support of the Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre. Live music, a floral demo and Tea served with sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam! 1:00 to 3:00pm at the Penetanguishene Museum. (see poster attached) June 23 - Tiny BioBlitz. For a list of the day’s outings and to register, visit https://www. June 25 - Tiny Committee of the Whole and Regular Meeting of Council June 26 - County Committee of the Whole and Regular Meeting of Council Mayor George Cornell Township of Tiny To contact me via e-mail: or via phone: 705 526-4204 and leave a message with Laura Russell, Sr. Administrative Coordinator Committee of the Whole and Council Meetings are live streamed and archived on our Township of Tiny YouTube channel. Follow us on Twitter (@tinytownship) or Facebook (Township of Tiny) or visit our website ( for more details and information.

Canine Handler and Special Constables Visit Lady of Lourdes Catholic School

A couple of students were interested in being a canine handler and doing investigative work, so they asked their mother, who is an OPP special constable, to come and bring along a member of the OPP canine unit. Canine handler, Officer V. Hick The whole student body of Lady of Lourdes Catholic School was on hand Thursday afternoon in the back school yard to see the OPP canine unit. Cash, a 9-year-old Italian Shepherd with the OPP canine unit, can smell a person from 2 to 3 kilometers away on a windy day; I was impressed. Named after Johnny Cash, he has been working with handler Officer Hick for 8 years and is Hick’s first canine partner. He is the oldest dog currently working with the OPP. Beginning when he was 1 ½ years old, Cash took 7 months training to learn to work with a partner in the canine unit. Officer Hick’s training included police college after grade 12, OPP academy for 9 weeks and canine officer training for 7 months, with Cash. [Hick worked with the OPP previously for 23 years before meeting Cash.] Most dogs with the canine unit are not small dogs, but not too large or heavy, either. Canine unit officers routinely wear 70 pounds of gear and during the course of a day’s work, it may be necessary for the handler to also lift his/her dog over a fence or some other obstacle. Cash weighs approximately 71 pounds. Cash works at finding missing persons, suspects and criminals, drugs, weapons and at riot control. [He is not trained to find animals.] When Cash searches out weapons it is the metal that he smells. Guns go through “bluing,” a special process to rust-proof the metal and it is this bluing treatment that produces a distinctive odour. And as much as we’d like to think not, everyone has a strong personal odour – strong to Cash’s nose, at least. If you take a bath you will still have an odour, and a soapy, sudsy smell, too. Officer Hick puts a special collar on Cash when it is time to sniff out something or someone. He rewards Cash by rubbing his ears and back and giving him a special ball; special because he does not often get a ball to play with. Cash will sit and wait patiently for Hick to say the word, “break,” and then he can take the ball from his handler’s hand. All police dogs are trained to respond only to the voice of his/her own handler so that no one else will be able to control the dog. At the beginning of training, when pairing a dog with an officer, the personality of the dog is matched with the personality of the

handler. The two must work together seamlessly because training is intense for both dog and handler. Officer Hick related that during one exercise, Cash almost died. It happened when Cash was jumping around in a farmer’s field where there was a piece of sheet metal hidden in the grass. Cash cut himself on the metal and severed an artery in his leg. Fortunately Officer Hick had been a paramedic previous to being a police officer and they were close to a vet. He put a tourniquet on the dog’s leg and carried him into the doctor’s office, his blood-soaked uniform startling some other dog owners. The vet stitched up the cut and Cash, luckily, survived. Every day they work, Cash and Officer Hick put their lives on the line. Cash sleeps in a kennel at Officer Hick’s house, or in the back of the canine unit truck. When Cash retires from the OPP, he may have a home at his handler’s place; they have grown quite fond of each other. When Cash is done working, Officer Hick may change jobs, perhaps to the OPP recruitment department; it is not certain yet. Special Constables Pring and Hotte After watching and listening to Officer Hick and his partner Cash, the grade 7 & 8 students moved to the front of the school to where the OPP prisoner transfer bus was parked. Special Constables Pring and Hotte were on hand to show and tell the children about their jobs taking prisoners from jail to court and back. Between jail and court, even though it is rare that a prisoner will smuggle contraband, they are put through a number of searches. Another safety measure is that prisoners are required to wear orange jumpsuits and blue shoes – so that they will stand out and be easy to find, should they escape custody. At the jail they must submit to a search and then change into street clothes before going to court. Then they are searched again. Prisoner’s hands are cuffed in front and to each other in what is called a “daisy-chain.” Some are also put in leg-shackles. They remain restrained like this while they are transported. There is audioand video-tape running all the time on the bus. The motto of these special constables is to get prisoners to court “safe, secure and on time;” judges, lawyers, officers, and court officials are counting on them. The job of transferring prisoners is not a particularly perilous job, but the constables do need to be constantly aware. The most dangerous part of the job, said Constable Pring, is after a serious offender is sentenced for his/her crime. It is possible that they may

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react by attempting to self-harm or break free. Therefore the constables must be on high alert. In addition, sometimes there is an open area, such as a parking lot, that some may see as providing an opportunity to run before they arrive at or leave the court building(s). Special Constable Pring was a police officer before she became a special constable. “The job of a police officer, not to be confused with a special constable, is interesting and adventurous,” said Constable Pring. “But it also involves a huge time commitment. I couldn’t be both a good officer and the excellent mother I desire to be. I chose to change my job so that I could spend time with my spouse and family.” Constable Pring asked the group, “Why do we do what we do?” After hearing some responses, she explained that she has employment because some people make bad choices. Constable Pring continued, “Why do people make bad choices?” Answering her own question, she said, “Not everyone is blessed with a good background, is in a good situation or has good influences in their life.” Constable Hotte estimated that ninety-nine percent of prisoners are not murderers, rapists or serious criminals – they have simply made bad choices, usually involving drugs and/or alcohol. Perhaps a person just had three drinks and thought they were fine to drive, got caught during a R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) program and then found themselves in the prisoner transfer bus on their way to/ from court. Special Constable Pring noted that that her job is not to judge nor condemn but to treat with respect and to transport. “Most [prisoners] already feel bad, know they have messed up and don’t need us telling them so,” she pointed out. Words are very important. Special constables do not carry firearms; their weapon is their words. What you say and the way you say it can have a profound effect on those you deal with and those you work with. At the end of the talk, kids were given the opportunity to sit in the front passenger seat. They were shown the inside of the back of the bus where the prisoners sit. The vehicle holds a maximum of 23 people in two “bins” holding eight each, and two other bins holding one or two each. Afterward, in casual conversation, Constable Pring encouraged the students to: listen to adults in their lives who care, make good choices and stay away from drugs and alcohol. That is good advice for us all. Written and photographed by Connie Smith

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Midhurst/June 8, 2018 – Do you have used textiles that can’t be passed on? Fashion doesn’t expire, nor does it belong in the garbage, so the County of Simcoe is introducing a new curbside collection program for textiles to help divert these materials out of landfills. Simcoe County residents will receive one textile collection this June, with half the County receiving pick-up June 1115 (Zone 1) and the other half receiving pick-up June 18-22 (Zone 2). Visit or check out your Waste Calendar to determine your collection week. Similar to Leaf and Yard Waste collection, pick-up does not necessarily coincide with your regular collection day. Items should be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. on the Monday of your collection week. All Simcoe County households received a textile collection bag through Canada Post in mid to late May. Any additional clothing can be placed in a clear plastic bag and set beside the textile bag provided. Bags must be sealed, textiles must be clean, dry and odour free. “Look for your pink collection bag in the mail and help us recycle textiles and keep these materials out of our landfills,” said Warden Gerry Marshall. “We’ve experienced tremendous participation rates with our curbside battery collection program and we’re hopeful this convenient new option will have similar results.” Accepted textile materials include: • Used clean clothing and undergarments • Towels and linens (pillows) • Coats and outerwear • Hats, belts and scarves • Purses, backpacks, sleeping bags and luggage • Socks, mittens and shoes in pairs (wrap with elastic to hold together) The County encourages residents to donate usable clothing and apparel whenever possible. The purpose of this program is to collect textiles that wouldn’t otherwise be passed on, including those items with stains, tears and broken zippers. All textiles being collected will be sent to a facility for sorting and grading and then re-used. Those items not re-usable are made into rags and acoustic fill. DYK: • The average person discards 37 kgs. of textiles each year which equates to over 11,000 tonnes of textiles in the County of Simcoe annually • Eighty-five per cent of discarded textiles end up in landfill with only 15 per cent of textiles being donated • Textiles currently use significant landfill capacity and the decomposition time can be lengthy • Ninety-eight per cent of standard textile material thrown away is able to be re-used/recycled A new curbside collection program for electronics will also run in September. Visit electronicscollection for details. In 1905, Einstein discovered that mass could be changed into energy and vice versa. In 1918, Sir Ernest Rutherford showed that atoms could be split. By 1942, the world had its first nuclear reactor. Today, 104 nuclear plants supply about 20 percent of the United State's electricity. The oldest plants have been operating since before 1979. There have been no new sites built since the Three Mile Island disaster (1979). Currently, nuclear waste in the United States is stored in cooling pools of water and in dry storage casks at nuclear power plants. The United States government, however, hopes to bury its waste deep underground at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Nevadans and surrounding states have protested this proposal. The United States has 71,862 tons of nuclear waste. Waste can stay dangerous for tens of thousands of years. The industry's nuclear pile of waste is growing about 2,200 tons a year. Some waste sites contain four times the amount of spent fuel they were designed to handle. The first nuclear-powered surface vessel was the Russian icebreaker Lenin. The largest nuclear powered surface ship is the 1,122-foot-long USS Enterprise, which was launched in 1960. It is the longest naval vessel in the world and has eight reactors driving four propellers. It is still active. The U.S.S. Nautilus was the first nuclear-powered submarine and was put to sea in December 1954. Named after the submarine in Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, she was the first vessel to travel submerged under the North Pole, on August 3, 1958. She was decommissioned in 1980 and has been preserved as a National Historic Landmark.

The Township of Tiny has prepared a new Official Plan in accordance with Section 17 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990 that sets out where and how the Township will grow over the next 20 years. The Official Plan establishes the framework for future decisions related to land development. The Official Plan outlines what is generally permitted within each land use designation and includes associated policies. The Official Plan requires updating as there have been many Provincial and County of Simcoe policy changes. Draft 1 of the Official Plan was released on August 3, 2017. The Township held a public Open House on Draft 1 in August 2017 to obtain views and comments from the public, commenting agencies, and community associations. Subsequently, Draft 2 of the Official Plan was released on March 1, 2018 and the Township held two more public Open Houses in March 2018. Draft 3 of the Official Plan was released on June 14, 2018 and incorporates changes based on the comments received on Draft 2. A statutory Public Meeting has been scheduled and the details are as follows:  Date: Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Township of Tiny Community Centre, 91 Concession 8 East, Tiny, Ontario, L0L 2J0 To view a copy of Draft 3 of the Official Plan, please visit A copy is also available for viewing at the Planning & Development Department at the Township Office. Any person wishing to obtain further information or clarification with regard to the proposed Official Plan or to arrange to inspect the file should contact the Planning Department & Development at (705) 526-4204. If you are submitting letters, faxes, emails, presentations or other communications to the Township concerning the draft Official Plan, you should be aware that your name and the fact you communicated with the Township will become part of the public record. The Township will also make your communication and any personal information in it available to the public, unless you expressly request the Township to remove it. If you wish to be notified of the decision of Council of the Corporation of the Township of Tiny on the proposed Official Plan, you must make a written request to the Clerk of the Township of Tiny, 130 Balm Beach Road West, Tiny, Ontario, L0L 2J0, or email your request to indicating the file, “Tiny Official Plan Review”. If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Tiny to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Tiny before the proposed official plan is adopted, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision. If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a Public Meeting, or make written submissions to the Corporation of the Township of Tiny before the proposed Official Plan is adopted, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party. For more information about this matter, including information about appeal rights, contact the Planning & Development Department of the Township of Tiny. As the draft Official Plan would apply to the Township of Tiny in its entirety, no key map is attached to this Notice. Dated at the Township of Tiny this 14th day of June, 2018.

Sue Walton, Director of Legislative Services/Clerk My grandfather used to say that when the cows are lying down in the field, the better the chance of rain. Is this true? Lots of folklore features cows and weather, but we haven't found this one specifically. We found reference to lying on their right sides, which seems to indicate the coming of rain. Cows also will turn up their nostrils and sniff the air, will lick their forefeet, or won't give any milk when rain is coming. Cats, it is said, will sneeze or wash behind their ears when they expect rain.

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DUMPSTER DIVING BEAR On Saturday June 9, 2018 at approximately 7:30 AM Officers from the Barrie OPP responded to reports of a bear digging around a dumpster near a business in the Craighurst area of Oro Medonte Township. The bear departed prior to police arrival. Police are requesting residents in the area ensure any potential food sources are removed from areas near their homes to reduce the likelihood of conflict with wildlife. Non-emergencies - Call the Bear Wise reporting line at 1-866-514-2327. Emergencies - Call 911 or your local police. For more information on Prevent bear encounters (Bear Wise) contact the Ministry Of Natural Resources.

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre 1-888-495-8501 (Hours: Mon. - Fri - 8 am to 6 pm) not suspicious On Tuesday June 5, 2018 at 09:22am members of the Huronia West OPP Detachment received a call for service from Wasaga Beach Fire Department regarding a food trailer which had been on fire sometime overnight located at 10 Main St within beach area 1. The fire was believed to be suspicious in nature at the time, however through a joint investigation by the Huronia West OPP Crime Unit, Wasaga Beach Fire Department and the Ontario Fire Marshall the fire has been deemed accidental.

Congratulations OPP KIDS The members of the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), would like to ARSON AT ELMVALE Congratulate and thank everyone for their participation ARENA LEADS TO in the OPP KIDS Finale. On two separate dates over 200 ARREST hundred grade 6 students from the following elementary On May 29, 2018 at 22:12 schools were acknowledged for their hard work; Clearview pm, members of the Huronia Meadows, Byng , Nottawa , Nottawasaga & Creemore , West OPP Detachment were New Lowell, Birchview Dunes , Worsley, Hillsdale, Forest dispatched to the Elmvale Hill, Minesing, Huronia Centennial, St. Noel Chabanel Arena at 14 George Street for and Our Lady of Lourdes. reports of an intentionally set OPP KIDS which stands for Knowledge, Issues, Decisions fire. Through an investigation, and Supports, cover such topics: Youth and the Law, Peer a suspect vehicle was to Peer Relationships, Drug Awareness, and Online/Social identified. A few hours after the Media Awareness. initial call, a motor vehicle matching the description was The OPP KIDS Program was developed observed on County Rd. 92 in Springwater in conjunction with front-line police If you want to drink, Twp. The driver of the motor vehicle fled officers and professional educators to from police resulting in a short pursuit. ensure contents that address our youth’s that’s your business. Subsequent a 20 year old male from Tiny current needs. If you want to stop, Twp was taken into custody and is now Members of the Huronia West facing the following charges; that’s ours. Detachment of the Ontario Provincial ●CC 88 Adult possession of a weapon of Police are committed to public safety, Dangerous purpose delivering proactive and innovative ●CC 91(1) Adult Unauthorized policing in partnership with our Possession of Firearm communities. Officers value your ●CC 249.(1)(1) Adult Flight while contribution to building safe communities. Orillia 325-6385 pursued by Peace Officer Special thanks to Clearview & Midland 526-3305 ●CC 434 Adult Arson - Damage to Springwater Fire for their participation in Bracebridge ~ Property the event. ●CC 430(3) Adult Mischief over 705-646-2491 $5000.00 Wasaga Beach Food Trailer fire ruled

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Anger Release - Part Three By: Little Brown Bear (Ernest Matton) I.C.A.D.C., E.F.A.P., Addiction Behavioural Specialist E.F.T. Practitioner • T.I.R. Facilitator Certified Gladue Writer So let’s pick up from 12. 12. For some anger has been experiences as always associated with behavior of violence; for those people, expressing their anger is forbidden because they don’t want to have any part of violence and they don’t want others to express their anger, fearing the outburst of violence so often associated, for them, with feelings of anger. Their anger gets discounted, goes underground, and they lose part of their mechanism of power and control. 13. When we pile up our anger feelings, our tolerance for more anger gets very low. When your tank is full, it is difficult to more gas in the tank. 14. Many times we meet individuals who say they want to get rid of their temper, or they want to change the fact they get angry very quickly. Few individuals are willing to accept at that point, they get angry because they have so much piled up, stuffed or ignored from the past. 15. Anger is a very valuable resource we have as human beings; anger brings attention to our unmet needs and expectations and it is always dangerous to discount or ignore our anger. 16. Anger often covers up some body reactions that we don’t want to share or that we believe we shouldn’t be feeling these feelings are often: fear, hurt, shame, frustration, guilt, helpless and powerless. 17. For many, expressing our anger is a signal of not liking, distancing and so they don’t want that they keep their anger in, however when doing that, we can’t really relate truthfully because we have some strong feelings that go unexpressed. 18. Anger is a reaction that often is a way of saying: “I just want to be heard; I just want to be listen to be taken seriously; I just want to know that something is not going the way I believe I need them to go”, “I need to express more strongly what I am wanting to say, however somebody is not getting it”. 19. Our anger also can come about when we understand something out there happening that brings to memory (and to physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual) what has happened to us in the past. Let’s move onto reflection on Anger and Violence 1. There is a big difference between Anger,

which is a feeling, an emotion, n internal sense on the one hand, and Violence which is a behavior, an Action, a Sign, an Outward Movement, on the other hand. 2. Anger is a feeling, an inside experience that happens in our bodies; it is out body reacting to something else going on inside or outside of us. Anger is not a behavior: anger is an inside reaction to something, behavior is an outside action response to something. 3. Feelings are feelings (including anger), and they are not good, bad, sick, dirty, crazy, indecent or immoral, they are just human responses, or answers to people, events or situations. 4. All feelings are normal; it is the behavior that follows the feeling that might be inappropriate or illegal. 5. At any moment in time, you and I are doing (feeling, acting, thinking) the best we can at the time when we recognize: · What we learned up to now · How we are feeling and thinking in the moment · How we feel about yourselves and what we believe about ourselves at that moment · What we have experienced in our life 6. Feelings are human responses to what is going on inside and around us, and our feelings come from the fact that our body is connected to our brain. 7. As a person we control our life, we ourselves are the only one having power and control over, or in charge of our feelings, and thinking, and so have the real power over our life. 8. Part of being an individual is recognizing, accepting, respecting, honoring and using our power and control over all parts of our life, including our anger feelings and behavior following the feeling so as to get out of life what we need. I will continue with part four, in my next column. If you have any comments, questions or suggestions please write me or email at littlebrownbear@bell. net we are now offering home visit for individual or couple’s counselling. For appointments please call. (647) 964-3663. For more information on weekend workshops please contact Diane Marshall from Directional Vision (416) 418-0962, or email her at directionalvision@gmail. com

●HTA 172(1) Adult Race a Motor Vehicle - Excessive Speed He was held for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie UPDATE #1 - ANIMALS STOLEN FROM ELMVALE JUNGLE ZOO OPP Seek Public Assistance in Locating Wanted Person - On May 29, 2018, at approximately 6:30 a.m., officers from the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a Break and Enter at the Elmvale Jungle Zoo, which is located at 14191 County Road 27, Springwater Township. From the investigation that has followed, police have been able to determine that sometime overnight; the person(s) responsible for this criminal act gained access to the zoo by cutting a hole in a chain link fence and then proceeded to steal three animals which included an 18 inch tortoise, a black and white Lemur and a black Gibbon monkey. The value of the stolen animals is in excess of $20 000. Since this incident was reported to the OPP, detectives from the Huronia West OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), the Lanark County Community Street Crime Unit, the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) and the Ottawa Police Service have been following up on a number of tips and by utilizing a number of investigative resources. As a result, a suspect has been identified and is being sought, however at present, his exact whereabouts remains unknown. Update #2 - Animals Stolen From Elmvale Jungle Zoo Suspect Arrested Alex PERLMUTTER, 21-years old of Ottawa, Ontario who was wanted for the Break, Enter & Theft of the animals from the Elmvale Jungle Zoo on Tuesday May 29, 2018 has been arrested in Mount Albert, Ontario. Male Shot on his Property On May 30, 2018 at 9:14 pm, members of the Huronia West OPP Detachment received a report about a 41 year old Springwater man being shot on his own property by a large caliber bullet. The male was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police believe this incident may have been a result of hunters in the area of Penetanguishene Road South of Waverley in Springwater Twp. Police and are asking for the public’s assistance with this ongoing investigation and would ask that anyone with information call the Huronia West OPP detachment at 705 429-3575 or toll free 1-888-310-1122. Two Persons in Water Rescued on Southeastern Georgian Bay Sarnia, Ontario - The Canadian Guard rescued two people The rest of this article and many more can be read in the police report at

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The Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor, from rural Ontario, has returned from their seven-person fact-finding delegation (May 22-27) to Honduras to demand the release of political prisoner Edwin Espinal. They are focusing critical attention on the policies and actions of the Canadian and U.S. governments that have been empowering and legitimizing the corrupt, violent regime in power in Honduras since the 2009 military coup d’état . Edwin Espinal is the son-in-law of local Simcoe County resident Janet Spring who co-led the delegation that included: Canadian documentary filmmaker (Jesse Freeston); Canadian photographer (Ben Powless); Elmvale St. John’s United Church Minister (Meg Jordan); US emergency medicine physician (William Reeves); and co-leader Grahame Russell of the Canadian and U.S. non-governmental organization, Rights Action. Accompanying the group were three Honduran activists, a lawyer, translator, and community leader. The delegation was also accompanying Janet’s daughter Karen Spring back to Honduras. Karen is the spouse of Mr. Espinal and a Canadian human rights activist who has lived and worked in Honduras since 2009. Human rights concerns Upon arrival into the Tegucigalpa airport, at 11:30 am, May 22, five members of the delegation (Karen and Janet Spring, Jesse Freeston, Meg Jordan, and William Reeves) were interrogated one by one, for close to four hours, most particularly Karen Spring who was returning home to where she has lived with Edwin for many years. The delegation members were grilled about their interests in and concern for human rights issues since the fraudulent, violent elections of November 2017. When released, they were met by Ben Powless and Grahame Russell waiting outside the airport with Honduran human rights defenders who had been keeping national and international human rights groups informed of the group’s detention. Mr. Espinal has been held in La Tolva maximum-security prison since the date of his arbitrary arrest on January 19 of this year during massive protests against the deeply corrupted and repressive elections of November 2017. The Spring family had not heard from Edwin in over 45 days but knows that he is being held in deplorable conditions on trumped up charges intended to criminalize him for his long-standing human rights work and activism. “The delegation requested meetings with various Honduran government officials including the Attorney General and the National Penitentiary Institute (NPI) responsible for the conditions that Edwin is being held in” says Janet Spring, who has traveled to Honduras previously. “We met with officials from both yet received little support. After meetings with the NPI, our demands to get into the prison were finally met, but not without continued arguing with the director and sub-director of the prison at the prison gate.” The following is an email that Janet Spring sent on Thursday May 24 to friends and family in Elmvale after

they were allowed into the prison: We got in to the jail. Two women from El Progreso who accompanied the delegation (a Honduran lawyer and human rights activist) changed the subdirector’s mind! At first, he only let me in, then left in his truck to make a call to the NPI - National Penitentiary Institute. When he came back, he then let all 7 of us in! It was amazing! I was in twice. Edwin is very thin and looks pale. He is sleeping on a piece of foam that is old and says he is basically on the cement. It’s really hard in there, he says. He is in with people who have been in prison for over 20 years. Some have to live the rest of their lives in there. He says the men fight over food. The portions are small and always beans and rice. Water is scarce and comes from the local river. It is brought in by trucks – we saw two of them. The tanks are old and rusted, not at all sanitary. The same water is used for toilets, drinking, bathing, washing dishes… We took Edwin food; he ate his meal of meat, potatoes, and vegetables quickly for he was very hungry and visiting time was limited. He is not allowed to take anything back into the prison module with him. He said they never get any vegetables or meat, just small portions of beans and rice; they are always hungry. Thanks to the presence of local lawyers and activists, local media, and our international delegation, this was the first time that Karen was able to visit Edwin since March 9th – and phones have been cut off since April 4th. Edwin was in satisfactory spirits, despite many issues faced in jail. He expressed his gratitude to supporters in Honduras and around the world, particularly to the Simcoe County community who continue to fight for him and other political prisoners. 17 prisoners released In November 2017, protests erupted in Honduras after the country’s general elections were fraught with fraud. Mr. Espinal, like hundreds of thousands of Honduras, went to the streets in objection to the electoral fraud that maintained President Juan Orlando Hernandez in power. Protesters were shot at, leaving over 23 dead, hundreds injured, and thousands detained. A long-time human rights and pro-democracy activist, Edwin Espinal is one of 23 political prisoners the government has been holding in pre-trial detention in military jails. So far, 17 have been released as a result of international and national efforts including those of residents from Simcoe County. However, the Spring family fears that the Honduran government will hold Mr. Espinal to set an example. “Edwin has been the target of political persecution dating back to the U.S. and Canadian backed military coup d’état in Honduras in 2009,” explains Grahame Russell of Rights Action, who has known Edwin for years. The delegation was granted meetings with Canadian and U.S. Embassy officials and the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights. The group demanded of all officials that Edwin must be released. Russell adds, “The Honduran government has been empowered and

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by Dick Wesselo. In spite of a number of attempts and efforts, I can’t think of a more poetic way to say this. I’ll therefore be direct, short and sweet. I have, effective immediately, terminated the writing of this column, my Township Committee work and my run for Tiny Council in order to be able to spend more time with my family, especially the grandchildren! A heartfelt THANK YOU to all those who have supported my endeavours over the past few years. There are many of you and I thank you all for the opportunities your support has provided. Going forward, I wish you all the best. One individual I want to mention is Michael Jacobs, the Publisher and Owner of the Springwater News. Without his encouragement and support, the column would not have existed. Many, many thanks Michael! Until we meet again! enabled by on-going diplomatic and financial support from Canada and the United States and took advantage of a political crisis to imprison activists like Edwin. We, as Canadians and U.S. citizens – through our policies – have helped create the human rights problem in Honduras.” The delegation was accompanied by the Honduran human rights organization, the Committee of the Relatives of the Detained-Disappeared in Honduras (COFADEH) who are Edwin’s legal representatives. They also held a press conference with Berta Olivia, founder of the organization. After applying to the National Penitentiary Institute, where visitation is by permit only and difficult to obtain, Karen has been granted visits to see Edwin at La Tolva prison. She was able to visit three times this past week, but is only allowed 3 more visits before she travels back to Canada. As most of the prisoners are denied regular communications and visits (unless by costly permits) with family members, this takes a psychological toll on both prisoners and their families. On June 13, 2018, Amnesty International was to release a document to bring world attention to this dire situation in Honduras. It outlines the judicial irregularities and lack of concern for human rights in Edwin’s emblematic case, all which violate international law. Amnesty International stands with the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights and advocates for Edwin and others. As the Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor moves forward, the group is planning the following events: • The group is traveling to Ottawa on June 14-15 to attend meetings with the Government of Canada. We call for Canada to make a public statement to demand all political prisoners be released. • An information/potluck dinner: the group will update the community on the 5-day fact finding delegation. This meeting will be held on June 24, 5 p.m. at St. John’s United Church, Elmvale. • The group in conjunction with Common Frontiers, Canada will host a Toronto information session, date yet to be determined, to garner broader support. • The planning of a second delegation to Honduras in August is also underway. The Spring family and Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor delegation thank the community of Elmvale for their continued support. We urge you to contact your MP to pressure for Edwin and others’ immediate release.

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Residential sales recorded through the MLS® system for the Southern Georgian Bay region totaled 296 units in April 2018. This was a decline of 34.1% from April 2017. While activity is trending at subdued levels, a big part of the large year-over-year decline reflects how strong the market was last year, particularly in April. On a year-to-date basis, home sales totalled 836 units over the first four months of the year. This was down 32% from the same period in 2017. The Southern Georgian Bay region comprises two distinctive markets. Home sales in the Western Region, which includes Wasaga Beach, Clearview Township, Collingwood, The Blue Mountains, the Municipality of Meaford, and Grey Highlands, numbered 190 units in April 2018. This was down 25.8% from April 2017. On a year-to-date basis, home sales in the Western Region numbered 551 units over the first four months of the year. This was a decline of 26.3% from the same period in 2017. Meanwhile, home sales in the Eastern Region, encompassing the Towns of Midland and Penetanguishene, the Townships of Tay and Tiny, Severn, and Georgian Bay Townships, numbered 106 units in April 2018. This was a decline of 45.1% from April 2017.

On a year-to-date basis, home sales in the Eastern Region numbered 285 units over the first four months of the year. This was down 40.9% from the same period in 2017. “While sales activity was a little below average for the month of April, the number of listings out there for sale is extremely low by historical standards,” said Matthew Lidbetter, President of the Southern Georgian Bay Association of REALTORS®. “For that reason, it is hard to know how much of the current state of the market is a demand story and how much is actually a supply story.” There were 437 new residential listings in April 2018. This was down 29.4% on a year-over-year basis, and marked the lowest level of April new supply since the year 2000. Overall supply remains near record lows. Active residential listings numbered 833 units at the end of April. This was up 7.1% from the end of April 2017 but stood well below the historical average for this time of the year. Months of inventory numbered 2.8 at the end of April 2018, up from the 1.7 months recorded at the end of April 2017 but well below the long-run average of 7.2 months for this time of year. The number of months of inventory is the number of months it would take to sell current inventories at the current rate of sales activity.

The dollar value of all residential transactions in April 2018 was $135.2 million, declining by 38.1% from recordbreaking levels seen at this time in 2017. Sales of all property types numbered 330 units in April 2018, a decline of 42.8% from April 2017. The total value of all properties sold was $145.4 million, declining by 39.6% from April 2017. Consult your Local REALTOR® for market conditions and home value information specific to your neighbourhood. Our REALTORS® live, work and play in Southern Georgian Bay and have the local knowledge you simply need to know! Encompassing several communities along the shores of southern Georgian Bay, approximately 1½ to 2 hours from Greater Toronto, the area is one of Canada’s premier four season recreational playgrounds. The Southern Georgian Bay Association of REALTORS® represents over 550 REALTORS® registered with its member offices.  The geographical area served by the Association includes the Towns of Midland and Penetanguishene, the Townships of Tay and Tiny and parts of Severn and Georgian Bay Townships; Wasaga Beach, Clearview Township, Collingwood, The Blue Mountains and portions of the Municipality of Meaford and Grey Highlands.

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– a word from Craighurst by Lynette Mader We took our city friends to Loobies for breakfast a couple of weekends ago, and the line up was right out the door. We're loyal to Loobies but they didn't need our business that particular morning so we stood in the parking lot and pondered our options. I had heard there was a new restaurant in Hillsdale, so we checked it out. We got the last table and there was a constant turn over - not one empty table all morning. We were told the owner had put out a sign on Hwy 93 and then took it back down again because they were so busy: they really didn't need any promotion. The staff are friendly, the portions enormous and the decor is very attractive. It's very small so be prepared to wait for a table. The fact that both restaurants - Loobies and Hillsdale - were so busy on the same morning tells me that the area can support two breakfast spots. Another favourite is Steelers in Elmvale which is under new ownership. We go there on the occasional morning after church in Phelpston and Dave always orders a hot turkey sandwich for breakfast. Regular breakfast foods sometimes challenge his extremely fragile digestive system but a hot turkey sandwich with mashed potatoes always goes down okay. Abject disappointment permeated the air as he scanned the new menu: no hot turkey sandwich. But they did serve a roast turkey dinner so Dave presumed they must have roast turkey in the kitchen and bravely asked if they could make him a hot turkey sandwich for breakfast. They did. We've been back several times and they've continued to accommodate his unique breakfast request. That's great customer service. The old school house just east of Loobies came down some time ago and a sign has gone up for the proposed pharmacy. I'm not clear on how soon it can be built given the requirement for municipal services for any new development. It wasn't part of the Tim Horton's application for an exemption. A pharmacy in an attractive building is probably a welcome addition to the village in any event and the sign suggests there will be other retail space available in the building. The old school house wasn't particularly attractive (although it could have been made so) and presumably impractical to try to incorporate into the pharmacy design. It would be nice if the secondary plan would require new development to reflect heritage design to help maintain the historic feel of the village. On the subject of planning, the township is holding an open house regarding the Official Plan on June 18 at the administration center from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. This is a good place to find out about matters such as growth management, infrastructure, protecting natural resources, employment lands, housing, natural hazards, parks and schools. You have to dig a bit but there is a notice posted on the township website under planning information if you want more detail. municipal-services/planning-information

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Presented by Springwater Heritage Committee • Thursday May 24, 2018 7pm – 8:30pm 6 Queen St. W. Elmvale, On feather cake and chutney, using the cast iron cookware 705-515-1000 over an open flame. The feather cake was an 1840 recipe specifically for use in times when eggs, butter and milk may have been in short supply – there was no milk in it. Chutneys were made from whatever fruit or vegetable was in season. Who are you? After a long winter the pioneers were so happy for the We are innately born with unique strengths. If your rhubarb because of the relief it provided from constipation. environment is causing you stress~~it is an indication The other thing that kept one regular was maple sugar and that you are not fully developed in all the areas listed maple syrup. At the beginning of the year you can make below. The first step is to accept your strengths, but tomato chutney, then peach, tomato-peach, tomato-apple, being open to recognizing what needs to be further peach-apple, etc. By the way, most historical recipes are developed in you! simply a list of ingredients with no instructions, so just add Responsible Parent Personality achieve better when: the ingredients in the order it is written. Later we had a • Instructions given to them are clear, concise, What a beautiful evening – blue sky, sunny, slight breeze chance to sample and they were all quite tasty and delicious. organized—their environment is orderly, and only a “small number” of pesky misquotes; perfect for A thank you to the volunteer cooks. Look for the recipes well-structured, secure and disciplined. an outdoor demonstration of cooking over wood fires at on the Springwater Township website: While they were making those goodies, the rest of us • You allow them to work hard and reinforce that they Historic Fort Willow! wandered nearby, talking with each other and looking at are on the right track A crowd was seated on benches under a shelter. At the Ruthan and Dennis’ cookware and other displays. Fort • You follow through with your promises—‘walk the front were a couple of picnic benches with displays of cast talk’ iron pots and pans and various other cooking items and tools. Willow is an active archaeological site and (in addition • ‘Change’ is implemented with a great deal of Byron Wesson from Nottawasaga Conservation authority to Ruthan’s display) there was a display of items found at and member of Springwater Heritage called the gathering to the diggings: arrowheads, scraping tools, pottery, musket communication AND as much time as possible so they attention. He pointed out the members of the Springwater balls etc. Joe Cinanni and other friends of Fort Willow may ‘organize’ the change into a smooth transition Heritage who were present and thanked them for organizing were available to answer our questions. Snacks and light • Validate their hard work, organizational abilities, the evening. Then he introduced the keynote speakers: refreshments were provided. Coffee was donated by loyalty, timeliness and responsibility. Ruthan and Dennis Johnson from Rosemont, Ontario (near CoffeeTime in Elmvale and juice by the McDonalds in Creative Child personality need: Angus. Alliston). • A wide variety of activities and actions—can enjoy The art of starting a fire Ruthan began with a detailed explanation of the items in doing many things at once I tried my hand at starting a fire. You have to hold the her collection of old and new cast iron cookware. Cast • The reason behind rules and regulations—this will flint rock at an upright angle of about 45 degrees so that iron is an alloy of iron and carbon that has a carbon content ensure proper manipulation and shortcuts necessary for the char cloth, held down on top of the flint by your thumb, greater than 2%. Cast iron cookware heats up and holds the them to conduct their business affairs will catch the hot shavings i.e. sparks. Strike the flint with heat for a long time and disperses it evenly. • Competition and lots of physical activities—humor Ruthan told us what each item was used for, how to use the steel with a slow, artful motion with just the right force, and interactive events it and how to properly maintain and care for it. The oldest don’t hack at it but use enough strength to break off a little • Immediate response to their thoughts, work for was a three-legged cast iron cooking pot dating all the way piece of the flint each time. Turn the flint in your hand so actions back to the 1600’s! The next oldest was a larger pot just the that you strike at a different spot until a spark is caught by • Respect for their ‘hands-on’ skills, charm and wit right size for cooking a sheep’s head – yum! And there were the char cloth. The char cloth is a small piece of linen fabric (less than 1” • Freedom – remember…orange personalities are’ free items dating all the way up to enamel cast iron pots and pans spirits’ --- they cannot be contained! of today. She showed us a small pot, about 1 ½ cups in size square) that has been previously prepared by putting it in a Sensitive Child are happiest when: and told us about a huge one with a diameter larger than a special tin box punched with a hole top and bottom in hot • Their environment is harmonious (will ‘turn off’ grown man could get their arms around that would be used coals. Put the pieces of linen into the box and set it on the during conflict) by “great houses” in hotels for steaming, cooking chili or hot coals. When smoke begins coming out of the hole, turn the tin over. Smoke will begin once again to release from the • An open mind and interactive atmosphere exists making Christmas dinners. Ruthan’s cast-iron collection included: pots, frying pans tin. Once the smoke stops, remove the tin from the coals. with ‘real’ approachable people i.e. skillets, a griddle, a cake pan (very rare), a bread pan, Leave the tin closed until it cools down. The cloth will be • You listen to and value them, provide reassurance, a waffle iron, a “spider” (i.e. a pot with a long handle and 3 black and about will be about 80 charred. If you don’t have offer support high legs) for open hearth cooking and her grandmother’s char cloth, you can use soft wood, tinder fungus or a tinder • You share and value their ideas and feelings ‘they 1920 Griswold Dutch oven that Ruthan still uses today tube to catch the sparks from the flint and steel. need your approval’ The steel is a C-shaped high carbon steel with a handle on (Wagner is another common brand name), and various • You praise their imaginations, creativity and caring— it. cooking utensils e.g. rakes for stirring embers and hooks you understand their sensitivity Once the char cloth has caught a spark, put for picking up hot pots by their handles. Dutch • Differentiate the behaviour and belief from the it into a tinder nest (i.e. a bundle of dry flax, ovens are very versatile and can be used with a person shredded cedar bark or other plant based stone to make pizza dough or with a wire rack to Logical Adult reacts positively when: material) and blow it into a flame. As the flame make cakes and pies. Ruthan uses a wood cook • You are patient with their constant ‘further begins to grow, wrap the tinder in birch bark and stove to do her cooking at home. questioning’ keep blowing. The birch bark will catch fire. Before the introduction of the kitchen stove in • You supply a reason for answers and rules You need to have previously prepared a tepee the mid-19th century, meals were cooked in the of firewood to where you can take your ignited as they have a problem accepting and learning hearth or fireplace, and cooking pots and pans birch bark. And keep water nearby. concepts they find ‘illogical’ or without reason were either designed for use in the hearth, or to be Keep all your fire-starting materials: steel, flint • You understand their need to avoid redundancy and suspended in a fireplace. Cast-iron pots were made tock, char cloth, tinder nest and birch bark, in a repetitive tasks with handles to allow them to be hung over a fire, metal box and call it your tinder box. Dennis • You challenge them intellectually or with legs so that they could stand in the coals. Johnson, the gentleman instructing me, also had • They are valued for their analytical thinking, As coal and woodstoves came in, cooking pots and a back-up in his tinder box – a metal container of matches. problem-solving, independent thinking pans with legless, flat bottoms e.g. the flat cast-iron skillet • Communication is kept logical, factual, organized, came into use, in the Victorian era i.e. mid to late 19th century. He hadn’t had to use one in all his 54 years of fire-starting! Dennis is a blacksmith by trade, working with iron and Back in the day, when there was no parchment paper to well stated steel. It is a blacksmith who would make cast iron cookware keep food from sticking to the cookware, sugar maple leafs • You realize they are ‘logical’ and not ‘cold.’ They and other items for household and farm use. Dennis is also were used. Line your pot with the maple leafs with stems have deep feelings, too! sticking up, pour your batter in, and when your cake is skilled with copper. His wife Ruthan is a tinsmith along • You respect and show interest in their ideas and finished you can actually pick your cake up; Ruthan assured with many other skills and trades from the pioneer days. concepts, and You praise their competence and The last item on the agenda, Dennis gave us a brief history us that it really does work! Also, maple syrup is good to knowledge. of Fort Willow. He chided us, asserting that not enough add to a potentially tough beef or pork pot roast. The sugar in the maple syrup breaks down the tough fibers and make it people know about Fort Willow. Often we don’t know natural food tenderizer. It will not make the food taste sweet about or take advantage of things in our own backyard. but will give it a Tonight’s event was part of raising awareness of this maple flavor. wonderful local site in Springwater Township. Everyday, RE/MAX GEORGIAN BAY REALTY LTD, Brokerage nice, Hint: Your best Fort Willow welcomes visitors to come have a picnic and buddies in cooking explore the beautiful surrounding trail networks. Every Your Local Realtor with Local Knowledge over an open fire year there is an amazing festival that is a colourful weekend are cooking spray re-enactment of the War of 1812. Even before then, Fort and dish soap; the Willow was important as part of the nine-mile portage fur first one on the trade route. The hub of Canadian history, Fort Willow has inside, second on many interesting historical connections; Dennis explained the outside of the some but there is not room to go into all of them here. Do come out and visit Historic Fort Willow and learn about our pan. Volunteers were history and our heritage. Tim Crowe • Brenda Maurice • Harry Hunt • Perry Ritchie chosen Many thanks to Ruthan and Dennis Johnson, the Friends of from the Fort Willow and to Springwater Heritage Committee for • • • crowd and given ordinating tonight’s event. We all had fun and learned a lot! instruction on 24A Yonge St. S. Elmvale Children Miracle Photographed and written by Connie Smith preparing drop 705.322.5000 Network Office scones, cornbread,

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Stars arena for coffee, a business meeting and a guest speaker. Probus is a non fund-raising organization. Every Third Thurs 10 am -noon - Barrie Kempenfelt Probus Club meets at the Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 147, 410 St. Vincent Street – Barrie Ontario – (Entrance on Ferris Lane) Start 3rd Thurs: Free Community Breakfast at All Saints Anglican Church Hall 1 Peel St. Penetanguishene 549 2223 3rd Thurs: 10 am - noon - The raging grannies meet at Woods Park retirement facility 110 Lillian Cres. in Barrie. 322-1575 4th Thurs: 1-3 Nottawasaga Bay Stroke Recovery meet at 135, 32nd St. Wasaga Beach Guests speakers 429-9571 Thurs: Shuffleboard at 1 pm at the Coldwater Legion Every Thurs: 1:30 pm Darts at Bayshore Senior Citizens’ 2000 Tiny Beaches Rd S Woodland Beach 4th Thurs: 1:30 pm Diabetes support group meets at the Health and Wellness Center at Penetang General Hospital 549-0881 4th Thurs: 3-5 pm Parkinson’s support group meetings at the Superstore Midland 526-9170. Last Thurs - Open Stage at Barrie Library 60 Worsley St. 6:307 sign up and entertainment till 8:30 pm Third Thursday: 6.30– 8.30 PM Georgian Bay Coin and Stamp Club meets at the PrimeTime Club, 1724 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach. 705-429-4948 Thurs: Darts at 7 pm at the Coldwater Legion 1st Thurs: 7 pm Midland District Camera Club at North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre, Midland, in Askennonia Seniors Club. Guests welcome. Speakers, refreshments. www. 2nd Thurs: each month Sept. to June 7 pm. Barrie-Thornton Fiddle Club at Thornton Banquet Hall above the arena. An evening of entertainment, dance, square dance. All welcome. Lloyd Preston 722-8335 Thurs: 7 - 10 pm Good Vibes Coffeehouse at Mount St. Louis Road and 4th of Oro-Medonte Thurs: 7 pm Bid Euchre at the Georgian Shores Swinging Seniors Centre, 526-5074 Thurs: 7 pm - Elmvale Com Hall Euchre/Bid Euchre Lunch. Thurs 7-9 pm Circle Jam at the Surf Restaurant Balm Beach All styles of acoustic music welcome Cathryn 416 628 1356 Fri: 9:30 a.m. Coffee Club - 9:30 Pool, 12:30 p.m. Bridge – Includes Coffee/Tea/Cookies Georgian Shores Swinging Seniors “The Place”, Perkinsfield, 705-526-5074 Every Friday 1:30 pm Shuffleboard at Bayshore Senior Citizens’ 2000 Tiny Beaches Rd. S Woodland Beach Fri: 5:30 pm WB Lions Bingo at RecPlex 429-3331 Fri: 6 pm Steak Darts at Coldwater Legion Fri.: 6 pm - Full course meals RCL Barrie $10 Reservations required, 728-4002 1st Fri of month: 7-8:30 pm “KID ZONE” Elmvale Presbyterian Church, 22 Queen St., E. Children J.K. to Grade 8 welcome. Sat: 10-2 pm Farmers Market in Penetang at Le Cle at 63 Main S 2nd Saturday of every month: Jam from 11-1 pm at MCC Harmony Music Cafe 705-527-4420 Last Saturday of the month- 2-4pm The Loop- ‘Sit and Knit’ Social at Midland Public Library 705 526 4216 x 3307 Sat: 3 pm Meat Darts BBQ at Legion, Branch 147, Barrie, Sat: 3 pm Meat Darts. ARMY NAVY/AIR FORCE CLUB, 7 George Street, Barrie 728-8240 Sat: 5:00 Meat Darts Elmvale Legion. 322-1042 Welcome! Sun: 9:45 am Knox Flos Presbyterian Church Services Sun: 10 am - St. John’s United Church welcomes you for worship. 27 Yonge St. S, Elmvale. Sun: 11 am Christian Science Society Church services at 159 Collier St. Barrie Every Sunday:   1-2pm.  Perogies available at the Ukrainian church at Cawaja Beach.  5 Brook Ave., Tiny, Services are usually at 11:30.  Contact:  Rev. Andrija Petresin 905-929-3914    DAILY EVENTS - All on the website at www. with greater information. June 15: 11:30-1:30 Celebration of Summer BBQ put on by the Southern Georgian Bay Chamber at the Town Dock June 15-17 at Barrie Molson Centre - “Be Courageous” Convention of Jehovah Witnesses June 15-24, Carrousel of Nations June 16th-Jammin at the Coldwater Legion 2 to 5. June 16 9-2 at Perkinsfield Park 43 County Road 6 in Tiny Wash for a Wish CAR WASH put on by the Graham family and Krown Rust Protection. Monies go to the Children’s Wish Foundation. June 16 7:30 We walk the Line - A tribute to Johnny Cash at the Midland Cultural Centre 705 527 4420 Jun 17 2-5 pm Sticky Fingers Bar & Grill 150 Dunlop St. Barrie hosts the Simcoe County Jazz Society with the Swing City Jazz Band. TUES JUNE 19  1130 to 1pm  STRAWBERRY LUNCH Ham and salads with Strawberry shortcake!!! ST Johns United Church, tickets 15 dollars available at the door June 19th Seniors Symposium, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Tiny Township Community Centre, with two dates to choose from. Nominations for Senior of the Year Award are now being accepted June 20 10-2pm Seniors Information & Active Living Expo at the RecPlex June 21 - |Mantra Pickleball Clinic, Tiffin Park Fri. June 22 5:30 Elmvale Legion BBQ June 22-24, Salsa at Blue:   www. June 23 9-2 Classy Chassis & Cycles Swap Meet at 1399 8th Line of Smith, Lakefield 705

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Happy birthday wishes go out to Jerome Moreau, Jim Hall, Brad Bumstead, Debbie Dobbs, Sandy Crawford, Reid Rawn, Carolyn Handy, Emily Ann Wickett, Bill Hall, Ruth Ann Caston, Katie Ritchie and Happy 90th to Alcime Dubeau. There is no more bid euchre now until September 7th. Hope you all have a great summer and hope you all come back in the fall & bring your friends. All welcome. Don’t forget the fireworks in the park on Sunday July 1st. Also leave your donation at the Jug City Store for this community event. The Annual Beef Barbecue Dinner is on Saturday July 7th at Wyevale Church Centre with two sittings – 5:00 and 6:30 p.m. Tickets will be available at the Jug City Store. Adults are $20, and children 6-12 yrs. are $10. Volunteers are always needed on Wednesday night, Thursday night and Saturday. Also, volunteers required to help in any of these times. Please call Pat Smith at 705.322.0224. There are always lots of jobs! Congratulations to all the dancers of Cyndy’s Just Dancin’ classes as they did so well in Orillia and Barrie Black Creek Secondary School this past weekend. We are all so very proud of our daugher/granddaughter Adrianna Caston. We always enjoy your dancing and we know how much you enjoy your dancing as well. Keep up the great job. Anyone with news items for the paper, please call me and leave a message at 705.527.5274.


Wilson, Dorothy Jean (nee Thompson) - Passed away with peace unexpectedly at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018. Dorothy Wilson in her 92nd year, beloved wife of the late Laddie Wilson. Loving mother of Allan (Eileen), Charles (Marie), Wayne (Cathy), Gordon (Patricia) and Edward (Steacy). Adored grandmother of 17 and great grandmother of 19. Dorothy will be fondly remembered by her brother Alvin (the late Marion) Thompson, her many nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbours and friends. Dorothy was respected for her love of life and music, her sense of humour and also her devotion to family and community. Friends were received at ADAMS FUNERAL HOME, 445 St. Vincent St. Barrie (just north of Cundles Rd.) on Tuesday from 2 – 4 and 6 – 9 p.m. Funeral Service was held in the Chapel at 1 o’clock Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 with visitation from 12 p.m. Interment Minesing Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family through Several studies show that a plant-based diet increases the body's metabolism, causing the body to burn calories up to 16 percent faster than the body would on a meat-based diet for at least the first 3 hours after meals. Some research suggests that if a man avoids red meats, it improves the sex appeal of his body odor. The American Dietetic James Nugent PHD Association (ADA) concludes that a vegetarian You made it. Well Done! or vegan diet is healthier Congratulations on this outstanding feat. than one that includes meat. They note that vegetarians have lower body mass indices, lower rates of death from heart disease, lower blood cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, lower rates of hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and less prostate and colon cancer. There are several types of vegetarians. The strictest type is vegans. Vegans avoid not only meat but also all animal products. There is a debate within the vegan community about whether honey is appropriate for a vegan diet For example, the Vegan Society and the American Vegan Society do not consider honey appropriate because it comes from an animal. Dr James Nugent and family, brothers Denis, Brian, parents James Senior and A fruitarian is a type of Christine attended the University of Toronto 2018 graduation this month. James vegetarian in which a person achieved a PHD in Environment and Planning. eats just fruits, nuts, seeds, James is presently a lecturer in the Faculty of the Environment at the University of and other plant material that Waterloo. can be harvested without killing the plant

ECNS Registration Night

The preschoolers at Elmvale Cooperative Nursery School (ECNS) recently had fun releasing butterflies as another exciting school year comes to an end. The preschoolers are now singing songs and telling stories about starting Junior Kindergarten in September.  As this year's class moves forward in their school journey, the families and staff at ECNS look forward to welcoming our next class of students for the 2018-2019 school year.  On June 14, ECNS will be hosting a registration night where we will begin accepting completed registration forms, including up-to-date immunization records.  The registration night is being held between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at our 27 Yonge St. South location in Elmvale. Registration packages are available on our website at www.elmvalenurseryschool. ca or for pick up in the classroom Monday to Thursday between 9:00 a.m and 12:00 p.m..  Enrollment is limited and spaces are held on a first come basis.  ECNS also hosts an Open House in August for our new preschoolers and their families to peek around the

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classroom and see what preschool is all about. Keep an eye on our facebook page for more information. We would like to take this opportunity to again thank all of our supporters, staff and families for a successful year.  As a co-operative nursery school we rely on our parent volunteers, fundraising partners and those who support us by participating in fundraising events such as the Easter egg hunt and bake sale table at the Elmvale Maple Syrup Festival.  These events are always a lot of fun while helping us raise funds needed to continue quality programs in a safe and positive learning environment.  At this time we are also looking to add an additional parttime/casual Assistant Pre-School Teacher to join our team next Sempember.  Position details available upon request.  Please e-mail resume's by June 15th to: ecnsexecutive@  

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Obituary Agent for Sanderson Monument Co. BENNETT, Theodore John (Jack) - Entered into rest at the Georgian Bay General Hospital on May 31, 2018 in his 97th year. Pre-deceased by his wife, Margaret (Neen) and his daughter-in-law, Nancy. He will be sadly missed by his long time partner and companion, Linda Morton, and her family; sons Richard (Dale) and Charles; grandchildren, Cameron, Stacey, Rob and Valerie, and great-grandchildren, Tristan and Keaton. Jack was a proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion and a recipient of the prestigious Legion of Honor award. He enjoyed painting, spending many hours before his easel with paintbrush in hand. Special thanks to his family physician of many years, Dr. Bruno Golisky, and his personal care workers, Christine Johnson and Molly Wadge who provided care and support during the past 5 years. Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be sent through CASPARY, Sinaida - Of Tiny, passed away at Georgian Bay General Hospital, Midland, on Monday, May 21, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Gustav Caspary. Dear mother of Victor and Paula Scott. Will be lovingly remembered by grandchildren Anton, Christina, Alexander and great grandchildren Caleb, Ivy and Carly. Respecting her wishes there will be no visitation or service. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at McCormack, Lois (nee McConnell) - Passed away suddenly at Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, on Monday, June 4, 2018 in her 81st year. Lois McCormack of Bobcaygeon, dear wife of Stan McCormack. Loved mother of Ken (Gail), Greg (Sandra), Wayne (Michele) and Michelle (Greg) Snoddon. Lovingly remembered by 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Will be missed by her sister Joyce (Tom) Kidd and brother Ted (Trish) McConnell. Predeceased by son Jeff and siblings Alan McConnell (survived by Vi), Margaret McConnell and Bob McConnell. Cremation has taken place. The Celebration of Life for Lois McCormack (McConnell) will take place at Celebrations Hall, (Mackey Funeral Home) 35 Lindsay Street North, Lindsay ON. Celebration will begin at 11 a.m. and continue until 1 p.m. on June 22nd, 2018. Family, and any who wish, will then travel to the Groveside Cemetery, 5155 Baldwin St. South, Whitby, ON where Lois' Ashes will be placed adjacent her son Jeffrey.  Memorial donations to Cancer Society would be appreciated. Expressions of sympathy to the family may be sent to

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Town Hall Meeting held on May 26, 2018

Township of Tiny Council and staff hosted a Town Hall Meeting on May 26, 2018 at the Township of Tiny Community Centre. The Town Hall Meeting was attended by more than 80 residents. Council members provided information on upcoming events that will take place throughout the Township this summer, and updates on important ongoing municipal initiatives, including the Recreation Master Plan, parking, septage management, the new Mass Notification System (Tiny Connect), and the Official Plan Review and Update. Representatives from municipal departments were present to answer questions and provide information to attendees. Several community organizations, including Severn Sound Environmental Association, Sustainable Severn Sound, North Simoce Community Futures Development Corporation, Independent Living Services, Southern Georgian Bay OPP and Crime Stoppers, surrounding area libraries, and the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, were also in attendance with information booths. Attendees were given an opportunity to address municipal Council and staff in an “Open Floor” forum. The Township’s next Town Hall will be scheduled following the October 2018 election. For more information, please contact Sue Walton, Director of Legislative Services/Clerk at 705-526-4204 ext. 225 or

Who should feed the world: real people or faceless multinationals? John Vidal

The merger of corporate giants Monsanto and Bayer begs a vital question – what kind of agriculture do we really want? Unless there is a major hiccup in the next few days, an incredibly powerful company will shortly be given a licence to dominate world farming. Following a nod from Donald Trump, powerful lobbying in Europe and a lot of political arm-twisting on several continents, the path has been cleared for Monsanto, the world’s largest seed company, to be taken over by Bayer, the second-largest pesticide group, for an estimated $66bn (£50bn). The merger has been called both a “marriage made in hell” and “an important development for food security”. Through its many subsidiary companies and research arms, Bayer-Monsanto will have an indirect impact on every consumer and a direct one on most farmers in Britain, the EU and the US. It will effectively control nearly 60% of the world’s supply of proprietary seeds, 70% of the chemicals and pesticides used to grow food, and most of the world’s GM crop genetic traits, as well as much of the data about what farmers grow where, and the yields they get. It will be able to influence what and how most of the world’s food is grown, affecting the price and the method it is grown by. But the takeover is just the last of a trio of huge seed and pesticide company mergers. Backed by governments, and enabled by world trade rules and intellectual property laws, Bayer-Monsanto, Dow-DuPont and ChemChina-Syngenta have been allowed to control much of the world’s supply of seeds. You might think that these mergers would alert the government, but because political parties in Britain are so inward-looking, and because most farmers in rich countries already buy their seeds from the multinationals, opposition has barely been heard. Instead, it is coming from the likes of Debal Deb, an Indian plant researcher who grows forgotten crops and is the antithesis of Bayer and Monsanto. While they concentrate on developing a small number of blockbuster staple crops, Deb grows as many crops as he can and gives the seeds away. This year he is cultivating an astonishing 1,340 traditional varieties of Indian “folk” rice on land donated to him in West Bengal. More than 7,000 farmers in six states will be given the seeds, on the condition that they also grow them and give some away. This seed-sharing of “landraces”, or local varieties, is not philanthropy but the extension of an age-old system of mutualised farming that has provided social stability and dietary diversity for millions of people. By continually selecting, crossbreeding and then exchanging their seeds, farmers have developed varieties for their aroma, taste, colour, medicinal properties and resistance to pests, drought and flood. Deb’s community seed bank is one of the last living repositories of hundreds of Indian rice varieties. It is also an act of ecological and political defiance against the immense reach and concentration of the likes of Monsanto and Bayer. The corporates argue that only consolidation can bring the development of better seed varieties and the innovations needed to avert global hunger and malnutrition, as the world population climbs to around 10 billion people in a few decades’ time. By innovation, they mean new, “advanced” plant engineering technologies such as GM, Crispr, gene editing and bio-fortification. History, however, suggests strongly that the reality will be the opposite. It is far more likely, say environmentalists and farm groups in developing countries, that competition will be limited and that the legal and biological grip of seed corporates on global farming

will tighten. The small farmer, who has traditionally fed the world and given societies their rich food cultures, will only be threatened further. Forty years ago, farmers and consumer groups might have welcomed potential opportunities offered by agriscience and large corporate mergers. But today, there is no sense of agri-optimism. Yields of most staple crops have barely increased in years, seeds and herbicides are becoming more expensive, and the promised health, safety and nutritional benefits of new industrial crops have failed to materialise. Instead, farm pollution increases, agricultural biodiversity continues to be lost and nearly 30 years and many billions of dollars of R&D after Monsanto breezed into Europe pledging to feed the world, there are still around 800 million people who are malnourished, no public enthusiasm for industrial farming, and open cynicism about corporate motives. The UK and US governments, together with a few major agri-philanthropists such as the Gates Foundation, still plough billions of dollars a year into hi-tech, high-input farming, but the tide may be turning as simpler, grassroots solutions are being developed. Nearly 10 million of the poorest farmers now use the system of rice intensification (SRI), which has been proven to increase rice, wheat, potato and other yields dramatically by stimulating the roots of crops. Agro-forestry techniques that grow trees and shrubs among crops is proving more productive, as is land restoration. Farmers’ groups in India and across Latin America are developing their own seed companies in order to avoid the new corporate monopolies. If they fail, the future of food appears to be in the hands of three giant companies that are wedded to genetic modification of one sort or another. The corporates might say that isn’t a problem. Bayer’s chairman, Werner Baumann, has recently promised to “strengthen its commitment in the area of sustainability,” adding: “Agriculture is too important to allow ideological differences to bring progress to a standstill.” Monsanto says its pesticides are safe. Now, a court wants to see the proof But still, blinded by the prospect of new technologies, governments and research organisations have paid little attention to farmers’ traditional knowledge. They are missing out on this vast storehouse, which will be needed if the world is to adapt to climate change and population growth. Debal Deb, who lives on a shoestring and relies on friends for minimal funding to conduct his own research, has published research into rice varieties capable of growing in 12ft of water, others that can grow in 4-5ft of water, and dozens that are drought-tolerant, as well as many varieties that can grow in brackish water. Some are said to be far richer in nutrients such as iron, zinc, magnesium, omega 3 and riboflavin than anything that the giant seed companies have developed. But such is the lack of trust and funds, Deb keeps the exact location of his farm secret and only gives his seeds to people he respects. He claims that spies have been sent to steal his seeds and companies want to patent, suppress or claim them as their own. Instead of working in a well-funded research institute, as might be expected of a Fulbright biotech scholar, Deb is now part of the worldwide farmers’ movement to limit corporate control and to redefine what knowledge is, and who owns it. Like many others, he has found that the best way to save traditional agricultural knowledge is to grow seeds and give them away. He believes that’s the future. Pray that he’s right. • John Vidal is a former Guardian environment editor

THREE WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN INDIGENOUS -FOCUSED ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONTEST Indigenous small businesses ready energy. Being around people who love environment of The Creative Space.” to go to the next level with Barrie’s what they do and who are passionate Last year’s smOffice winner, smOffice contest about it is so motivating,” said Lortie. Charles Catchpole, member of BARRIE, ON (June 6, 2018) The artist behind White Bear Art, Couchiching First Nation, and his The 4th season of Barrie’s smOffice Clayton King, has been building wife Germaine are co-leading this contest kicks off this Friday June bridges to understanding First Nations year’s program. “smOffice offers 8 10am -11am with a Ribbon culture, spirituality, and history for a great program that gives startups Cutting to announce the 2018 small Indigenous and non-Indigenous the support they need to get their business contest winners. This year people alike, and after a few years business off to a running start. Our had a unique focus which will help with his art on the back-burner, he foodservice product is launching into take small business ideas of three now wants to pursue being a full-time retail soon and it wouldn’t have come Indigenous community members professional artist. “smOffice allows to fruition without smOffice and the to the next level. The three winners me to focus on the goals I need to have possibility of dreaming bigger. So I will receive free downtown office to move forward,” said King. “With say ‘meegwetch’ for that.” and meeting space for six months, the help of the mentors I’ll be able to “Having served and supported First professional services, invaluable pursue these avenues. It’s going to be Nations community over the years, mentorship sessions from top Simcoe good to get help from the mentors and I’ve always longed for ways to see our entrepreneurs, $1,000 each in seed from the previous winners.” FNMI communities thrive as opposed funding - and more, all to fuel their Shannon Frunza is launching to just survive,” said Chad Ballantyne, small business dream. The Paperwork Agency, providing creator of smOffice contest. “smOffice Winners Meagan Lortie and administrative services to artists of is perfectly structured for breaking Caycee Masters of Journey into all disciplines so that they can have down barriers and collaborating on Truth workshops are most looking more time for art, thus boosting local dreams for any culture.” forward to the networking potential arts communities and stimulating the From where does the US get their of being part of The Creative Space economy. “I’m looking forward to crude oil? in downtown Barrie for the next 6 being able to have a solid workday,” Answer About 40% from ourselves. months: “ I’m excited to be with other said Frunza . “My current workspace startups so we can be supportive of is small and not motivating. I’m The rest (top 5 at least) from Canada, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Nigeria, each other and work off one another’s excited to be in the collaborative Venezuela.

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Thank you! The family of Mae Tubman would like to thank all the wonderful people who joined us to pay tribute to Mom and express our appreciation to relatives, friends and neighbours for their expressions of sympathy, hugs, flowers, cards and food. We are humbled and comforted by the overwhelming generosity from the community in memory of Mom’s favourite charities. Thank you to Rev. Paul Sakasov for visiting Mom over the past years, his support during her recent illness and for a beautiful service. We appreciate the personal and professional support of Debbie Craddock and the LynnStone Funeral Home during this difficult time. Our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Ben McNaull and the nurses of the 4th Floor Harvie Wing at Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital for their excellent medical care and compassion. Sincere thanks also to James and Tina and the staff at King Place, Midland for making Mom’s last six months such happy ones and to her good friends there, Mary Wilson and Krystal Duncan. We will always be grateful for being part of such a caring and supportive community. With our sincere appreciation, Eric, Elaine and Jean and families. The family of the late Victor Edward “Ted” Hall of Wyevale, wishes to acknowledge the many expressions of sympathy and gestures of kindness shown to us following our sad loss. We offer our heartfelt thanks to the many family members, friends, neighbours and wellwishers who visited our home, attended the burial and celebration and who provided emotional and practical support for us during this difficult time. For those who telephoned, travelled great distances, sent floral tributes, cards, food and messages of condolences, as well as those who made charitable donations, we are truly grateful. A special word of thanks to the Tiny Township Station 2 Fire Fighters, Simcoe County Paramedics & GBGH Staff for their timely response, professionalism, compassion and respect shown at all times. Debbie Craddock, Mike Stone and staff at Lynn Stone Funeral Home for their sensitive and professional handling of arrangements. The Wyevale Church and its many faithful workers for the lunch they provided. Finally, the Tiny Township Fire Department for their proud, guard of honor at the graveside service that truly left us speechless. To those who helped in any way, your contribution made our loss more bearable. As it would be impossible to thank everyone individually, please accept this acknowledgement as an expression of our deepest gratitude. Judy Hall & Family Thank you to anyone who sent plants, flowers, food and cards at the time of my brother’s (Ted Hall) sudden passing. Your thoughtfulness was greatly appreciated. Linda Rowntree REUNION - The Newtonbrook/Drury Avenue Public School Reunion Pot Luck happens Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 1-6 pm at the Village Community Centre, #44 Museum Drive at Leacock Lane, Orillia. Anyone with connections to Newtonbrook in or around the years of WWII, specifically the late 30s, 40s and early 50s or family ties from that era are welcome. For information, contact Audrey Ball 705 329 2146 or Bob Beatty 905 986 4683

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Announcements / Coming Events Coffee In the Park

Please join the Centre Flos Women’s Institute at Heritage Park in Elmvale on June 28, July 26 and August 23 as they host their Annual Coffee in the Park. Come and enjoy some homemade coffee cakes/biscuits and fresh coffee.   All Proceeds from these events will help support EDHS Expansion/Community Project. Rain or Shine, we hope to see you there!!

Wanted - A collector trying to recreate an old time

General Store is looking for items found in a General Store before 1955. Eg. tea tins, tobacco tins, candy tins, post cards, bottles, magazines, old paper items, comic books, signs, toys, advertising, old store stock etc. CASH PAID  416 - 745 - 4981 or 416 - 953 - 6219


Grenfel United Church • Sat. July 7, 430 - 7 Adults $15.00 Children 7-12 $7.00 Info. 705-790-4376

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Went missing in downtown Elmvale on May 31st Two year old un-neutered male Brown and black Tabby forehead Black & brown spots on body & tail Whiet on face, underbody & paws One pink toe on each foot + fluffy long tail Rward offered...his brother misses him Call John • 705 818 6880

Get Ready for a Howling Good Time at Festival du loup 2018

May 24, 2018 – Festival du loup will take place from July 12 to 14, 2018. Celebrating 15 years, this year’s edition will offer a little domestic entertainment – not to be confused with “domesticated” (an impossible thing for wolves!), but more in the “home-made” sense – with a whole slew of artists, storytellers, artisans, and home-grown activities. The festival kicks off in the usual tradition on the Thursday with Les contes de Lafontaine, featuring Stéphane Guertin whose comedy and storytelling go way back. The great master will talk about his adventures while at the wheel of an old beat-up car, bringing spectators along for the ride through words and images. Local storytellers start things off ‘show and tell’ style, taking inspiration from antique items, talking about how they’re used, how useful they are, then teasing out a story that might’ve actually happened... or not! The kids’ zone, normally a Saturday event, will take over from 10am to 3pm on the Friday for the first time. Youth who will have attended a brand-new art camp will showcase their newly acquired talents from the prior week. Also, the troupe In Vivo will perform with demos and training in circus arts: games, stilt-walkers, jugglers, aerial acrobats – so much to delight and involve both the young and young at heart. You’ll get double the fun on Friday and Saturday – two days of fun and games; what could be better? The festival is proud to welcome a celebrity on Friday night, one of Lafontaine’s own: Damien Robitaille. Damien was with us for our 10th festival, and now he and his full band are back on stage for this next milestone anniversary. His songs will transport the audience into a “parallel universe” with their festive rhythms and cascading harmonies. Festival-goers will be entertained first by local emerging artists – come out to support some new young faces and their home-grown definition of folk! The peaceful village of Lafontaine will awaken to the rumble of tractors on Saturday morning. Come check out the proud farm operators as they line up for a tractor parade at 10 a.m. You’ll find several local singers and performers under the tent, along with the group Les Barricades who bring their music from the West. Meanwhile, in the park, In

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Music Lessons

Guitar, Piano, Keyboard, Accordion, Drums, Banjo, Bass, Mandolin & Ukelele lessons available in Elmvale for Children, Adults, Seniors. Flexible times. Reasonable rates. Private Instruction. For more info, call John Brown at 322-7696.

For rent (WANTED) - apt., houses, and halls

Elmvale Lions Club Hall – Country setting. No bar license worries…we do it all and at reasonable prices! Outdoor smoking area; Horseshoe pits; Full kitchen. Ideal for family celebrations; Buck and Does; Birthday Parties; fundraising events; business meetings etc. Call Bob 705-322-4484

Elmvale Legion Banquet Hall. 100% Accessible.

Specializing in weddings, all types of parties, business functions and community service groups. We can accommodate up to 125 dinner guests. Catering is available through the branch. Excellent parking. Call 705-322-1042 for a quotation.

Elmvale Community Hall - capacity 220 for great dances, beautiful weddings and other super events. Stage and kitchen facilities. For rental call 728-4784 ext. 2036 or 2063

Weddings, Anniversary Parties, & Birthdays

Orr Lake Golf Club is now renting out its hall for weddings, anniversary parties & birthdays. Seating for up to 175 people. Dancing for up to 200 people. Basic setup, cleanup, in-stock utensils/dishes/linens, and bartender included in rental fee. Catering done fresh in house. Call 705-322-1664, email: c Web Site:


Elmvale Community Hall Saturday June 16th 7am-4pm *Please deliver donations Friday June 15th 4:00-8:00. Hosted by the Friends of the Waverley Uplands, we are fundraising to protect our PRISTINE Aquifer that is under threat again! A glimpse into our stone massage, Reiki, Elmvale zoo passes, multiple original artwork, GC for Native plants Nursery, painting classes, natural pampering products and so much more! For information on how to contribute; be it donations of time or otherwise; call Erin Archer today!! 705-361-3919

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will hold circus-worthy entertainment. The agri-food Vivo zone will offer local fare and refreshments. For supper, the one and only Larry prepping a fish fry with a fresh catch from Georgian Bay! The popular painted wolf auction is back, as are the vendor booths and artisans showcasing their wares crafted in North Simcoe. Remember Ginette Spraynette? The group Deux Saisons performed at the very first festival back in 2002; JeanMarc Lalonde – another celebrity from Lafontaine – and his accomplices will breathe new life into the group and get the crowd up and dancing again for the Howlin’ Good Time on Saturday night. As the band says - The more things change, the less they stay the same! The evening also includes a howling contest and the wolf auction finale – place your bids, ladies and gentlemen! Things wrap up with DJ Unpier’s incredible enthusiasm, putting his own ‘spin’ on 100% Francophone rhythms like Swing and Gabrielle Goulet, to get everyone up and dancing late into the night. The Festival is always looking for volunteers to help out over the weekend. For volunteer opportunities or more information, call (705) 543-1535 or visit the website at Put your wolves out on the porch or the lawn, and come howl with us from July 12 to 14!

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Simcoe County announces their new busing system from Midland/Penetanguishene to Barrie, Dick Wesselo announces his future with Grandchildren...

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Simcoe County announces their new busing system from Midland/Penetanguishene to Barrie, Dick Wesselo announces his future with Grandchildren...