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Briefly Finch Parade of Lights

Start this Sat., Dec. 17, at Breakfast with Santa, 8 a.m.- noon; Santa visits 9:30-11 a.m.; the parade begins at 7 p.m. along the village streets. See page 5 for more details.

Alexandria’s Festival of Lights continues

A different venue in North Glengarry this week is at Alexandria’s Island Park, 102 Derby St. W. The 11th annual Festival of Lights runs from Nov. 26-Dec. 31. This week and next, Dec. 14 and Dec. 21 (5-8 p.m.) is the Story Walk and closing night fireworks will light up the night on Dec. 31 at 6 p.m.

Holiday Crafting

This Sat., Dec. 17, 10:30 a.m. - noon, the Christmas Craft program is at the Chesterville Library, 1 Mill St. For more info contact by email: chestervillelib@sdglibrary. ca or call 613-448-2616

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Rural counties subsidizing Ottawa’s ambulance services

Candice Vetter Record Staff Writer OTTAWA — Rural counties, including Prescott-Russell and Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, are being forced into providing ambulance service for the City of Ottawa, leaving their own residents at risk, and the city is not required to compensate the counties for the time or expense. It’s not just a case of the nearest ambulance going to a rural part of the amalgamated city, but in some cases outlying ambulances are attending in the centre of the city, even though an Ottawa ambulance may be closer. There are a number of issues which have led to this situation, and five rural counties, led by Michel Chrétien, Director of Emergency Service at UCPR, demanded a review. First, Ottawa does not appear to have enough ambulances and paramedics available, so it has been counting on rural counties to pick up the slack. A recent report by David Reevely in the Dec. 10 Ottawa Citizen states the city has had “no ambulances to dispatch 22 times in the last two weeks.” City residents might be alarmed if they knew an ambulance was coming from 30 or 40 km away, instead of one that is only a few minutes away. It is hard to imagine no ambulances available. Second, the province amended the regulations regarding ambulances servicing neighbouring

The 2016 Morrisburg Santa Claus Parade

Santa and Mrs. Claus wave to the throngs of people who waited to see them as they passed by the crowds at the Morrisburg Santa Claus Parade on Sat., Dec. 3. See page 8 for story. Thompson Goddard photo municipalities, so that instead of reading that an agreement for compensation is a must, it now reads that the neighbouring municipality “may” have an agreement. The change was made in 2008 but an existing agreement between city and countryside only expired in 2015 and, now that there is no cost to Ottawa, the city is taking full advantage of the situation. It is uncertain if that was a deliberate change or simply an error that slipped past the people who should have caught it. Third, the scheduling in Ottawa is a little different than in UCPR. In Ottawa, paramedics are supposed to get a half-hour to clean and ready the ambulance between trips, and they will not be dispatched if they are within a half-hour of the end of a shift, and it seems take the half hour for cleaning and paperwork whether it takes less time or not, a situation that upsets Chrétien. “Are you kidding me?” he said in a telephone interview. “If you get a call, you drop it and go.” He says in UCPR, a replacement is always staffed and covered. “As soon as you offload the patient, you’re

ready. You can finish reports at the end of the shift, and pay a little overtime if needed.” Fourth, the dispatching is completely controlled by the City of Ottawa. The effects can also have impacts on other health services. For example, a recent terminally ill client, being cared for at home in a rural area, was awaiting a previously-arranged ambulance transfer to a hospice for mid-morning, but the ambulance was put on a list for order of need, and did not arrive until mid-afternoon. This required a registered nurse from a home healthcare agency to remain well past her shift until the transfer, thus necessitating the agency to possibly pay overtime and arrange for alternate nursing visits to her other clients. Chrétien said he can pick any day and see too many calls to Ottawa. “Last week, on Monday, December 5, for example, on one 12-hour shift only, we had nine calls in Ottawa.” Some of them were somewhat understandable, such as an ambulance going from Continued on page 15

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Friends of the Crysler Farm Battlefield celebrate Christmas at UCV Carolyn Thompson Goddard Record Contributor MORRISBURG – Members of the Friends of Crysler’s Farm Battlefield held their last meeting for 2016 at Upper Canada Village, enjoying a delicious meal at Willard’s Hotel as well as the sights and sounds of Alight at Night. This year, the Friends have been very busy with many events, including the War of 1812 Seminar and Dinner held on April 2 at St. Clare’s Anglican Church in Winchester, the Battle of Crysler’s Farm re-enactment weekend, an Act of Remembrance at the Battlefield Memorial on Nov. 11, as well as participating in many information sessions designed to continue educating the public about this significant War of 1812 battle. Plans for the coming year include

Friends at Upper Canada Village

After a delicious holiday dinner and fellowship, members of the Friends of Crysler’s Farm Battlefield toured Upper Canada Village during the Alight at Night event. They stopped for a moment just outside Crysler Hall for a moment to reflect on the beauty of the surroundings. In the group photo above, from left, in front are Jerry Thompson, Hannah Mullin, Lester McInnis and Kim McInnis; in the back row: Rob Irvine, Jim Mullin, Amanda Fasken, Dave Conners, Gary Whitehouse, Cam Stevenson and Gabriele Thomas. Thompson Goddard photo the 2nd annual War of 1812 Seminar and dinner to be held at St. Clare’s Church on April 1 and a possible historical re-enactment during the

summer months at Upper Canada Village. For more information check out the website,

Food For Fines helps community Carolyn Thompson Goddard Record Contributor CORNWALL – Over 750 items were donated during the Fall Food for Fines campaign run by the SDG County Library, according to Communications and Marketing Librarian Susan Wallwork, with each branch in the system collecting “food items on behalf of local food banks or organizations”. Wallwork further commented how when combined with the donations from the Spring program the total for 2016 was over 1,350 items. The Food for Fines program has been running for several years. Wallwork

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Local to SDG food shelf launched at the new Winchester Foodland Carolyn Thompson Goddard Record Contributor WINCHESTER – Kozroots Community Empowerment Projects, a not-for-profit organization which organizes the yearly Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival, launched a local food shelf, called “Local to SDG” at Winchester Foodland on Dec. 10, with KCEP President Brenda Norman providing demonstrations of the various local products available. Foodland owner-manager Dan Pettigrew sees the Local to SDG shelf as a continuation of the store’s commitment to selling locally grown products, such as those produced by Carleton Mushroom Farms and Sun Tech Greenhouses from Osgoode and Manotick respectively. SDG producers currently featured in the Local to SDG shelf include

Barkleyvale Farms, Meg’s Granola, Roadapple Ranch, Against the Grain, Martin’s Orchards and Garden Centre, Honey from the Glen, Gordz Hot Sauce, Lambros Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Coffey’s Coffee. Pettigrew commented how the store was pleased to collaborate with KCEP to set up the local food shelf located in the produce department and sees this initiative as an opportunity to bring “local products to the consumer while giving the producers in the area a place to feature their wares over the winter months while farmers’ markets are for the most part closed” and provides an opportunity to give back to the community served by his store. KCEP working with Brown’s Dining Solutions at St. Lawrence College in Cornwall has recently opened a local food shelf

called “Taste of SLC”. This shelf features locally grown and produced unique products including honey, maple syrup, snack foods and preserves. Norman commented in a press release issued Dec. 8 how the focus of this initiative “is to develop projects and initiatives that support local agri-food initiatives” and is happy to be “the liaison between our local producers and St. Lawrence College and Foodland Winchester.” Norman expressed her commitment to this venture and hopes it is the first step in “local products being carried in more locations across the region of SDG and beyond.” For more information, contact Sylvie Paquette, KCEP Vice-president and Communications Officer, at 613-525-5555 or email

New feature at Foodland

Winchester Foodland owner-manager Dan Pettigrew and North Dundas Mayor Eric Duncan display two of the products featured on the Local to SDG food shelf recently introduced at the store. Thompson Goddard photo

South Stormont endorses American Civil War Monument project Carolyn Thompson Goddard Record Contributor LONG SAULT – During the Nov. 23 council meeting, South Stormont Council decided to endorse the construction at Ault Park of a national war monument to Canadians who participated in the American Civil War. This endorsement will “provide the group with the support to move forward” with the project towards the anticipated dedication of the monument in October 2017 during the Sesquicentennial of Canadian confederation. Kevin Amelotte, Director of Parks and Recreation for the municipality, provided a detailed report to council which included information based on discussions with the manufacturer of the monument, how “there will

be few maintenance concerns following the completion of this project. The monument would offer a combination of laser imaging and engraving that should require only basic polishing and cleaning to preserve the images and wording on the stone.” Amelotte also detailed the working partnership between the Grays and Blues of Montreal and the Lost Villages Historical Society. She also recommended the group apply “for funding through the 2017 South Stormont Municipal Grant process, and work with staff to pursue viable funding options” available “through partners such as the Department of Canadian Heritage.” Lost Villages Historical Society President Jim

Brownell was at the council meeting and commented afterwards how the council support would provide a solid foundation on which to formulate plans leading to a successful completion of the project. He described how this will be a township monument cared for by the LVHS and commented on the outstanding and ongoing support from the Grays and Blues of Montreal as well as the municipality. Rob McLaughlin, President of the Grays and Blues of Montreal, was also present at the council meeting. He provided information on how the monument, which would be an added historical attraction at the Museum, could “generate increased visitor attendance” at the site. These included having

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Gratitude for Mayor’s Benefit By Tom Van Dusen Forced Road force Show and the community Decorated by a layer of frothy snow, Russell’s Forced The Editor, A huge thank you to everyone who helped stage the fourth annual Mayor's All Stars Christmas Benefit Show at the Old Town Hall, Fri., Dec. 2. Performers Marleen Fawcett, Benjamin Vreman, Gordon Wall, and six brave firefighters from Winchester Fire Station 3 had the audience laughing and in awe. Our emcee for the evening, Councillor Tony Fraser, proved that just because this is called “the mayor’s show” doesn’t mean one good deputy fire chief can’t step up and do a fabulous job, too! We also wish to thank Bob and Melissa Therriault for donating their time and excellence on sound and tech; Aaron Dellah for overseeing setup; Kaitlin Herfkens and the Dundas Youth Group for running the canteen; The Barbeauian for yet another fab poster; and the local businesses who so generously donated door prizes: Cup of Jo's, Dundas County Players, Dundas Theatre Committee, and the Main Street Clothing Company. Together, this wonderful community raised $336.50 for Winchester Fire Station 3, a most deserving beneficiary! Ann Brady and Gail Storring Chairs, North Dundas Arts Council Winchester

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Road looks like a Christmas card… and that’s exactly the way residents want to keep it. It’s narrower than most area thoroughfares, meandering along, taking its time getting from Craig Street north to Route 200. (As an aside, why can’t we give our numbered roads meaningful names?) There are scenic curves along the way and plenty of mature trees coming closer to Forced Road’s edges than most urban planners – or whatever bureaucrats occupy themselves with such issues – want to see. Most want a straight-ahead road unhampered by bends, unencumbered by trees, with arrow-straight ditches to match. Boring, yes, but very efficient. Over the years, some fine homes have been built along the way, adding to the landscape rather than detracting from it. The road provides appropriate rustic access to the Tweed Conservation Area and to the fitness trail. As much as the Russell Registry building, Forced Road in its current configuration is an historic treasure which must be protected as such. An 1841 map included in the late Wendell Stanley’s local history book From Swamp and Shanty shows the road running pretty much the same course it does today… and descendants of the first settlers still live there. The future of Forced Road was one of the hot topics broached by Harry Baker and myself during our annual combined Christmas office lunch held Monday at the Russell Restaurant. It’s always a modest – and economical – affair owing largely to the fact that we each employ a staff of one… ourselves. We saluted the season with coffee, tea and water and devoured delicious cheeseburgers… the combos, not just the burgers. Both of our budgets are tight so we shared one Santa hat which we passed back and forth during the celebratory meal. Amy, our server and co-owner of the restaurant, felt so bad that she tried to find us a second hat. In the spirit of the season, I picked up the tab; however, I already owed Harry 10 bucks so, admittedly, the gift didn’t amount to much. I certainly got more than my money’s worth in tasty tidbits about family, background, community, and life in general that tumbled from Harry’s mouth. A central cog in his wife Pastor Vinita Baker ’s Ambassador Ministries in Covenant Church, Harry is also well known as a passionate leader of the Dump-the-Dump

movement, as a permanent fixture at Russell Township council meetings, and as a back-row member of the Russell Male Choir, right beside me. He’s been a resident of Forced Road since the early 1980s. Between bites of burger, the Forced Road Force waxed poetic, philosophical, technical and even spiritual when outlining the merits of his favourite route through life. Back in 1989, the road was paved for the first time, but only from Craig Street to the fitness trail. Some 28 years later, it’s time to pave it again but, this time, residents want township to go all the way to Route 200. “The job was to have been done in 2017 but it didn’t show up in the budget,” Harry recounted. “We’ve been making presentations to council since 2011 about paving the road while preserving its tree-lined nature.” Back in the fall, Craig Cullen, township Executive Director of Infrastructure Services, explained to council that road improvement timelines for the next five to 10 years would soon be completed. If a provincial heritage designation is what’s needed to protect the road, then that’s what Harry and the neighbours will push for. Forced Road has the value to warrant such a designation, he insisted, adding that a provincial policy statement supports conservation of a community’s architectural, cultural, historical, archaeological and scientific features. As one neighbour might have said to another back in the 1800s, there are a few flies in the ointment, notably that council is waiting to determine if a developer wants to run a main along Forced Road to gain access to the municipal sewage system. In that case, the road would need to be “reconstructed” mostly at the developer’s cost – which could very well mean straightening and widening. The Force and his neighbours want to block that eventuality at all costs. Other than scenic and historical considerations, they want to prevent the road from becoming a high-volume, high-speed artery. Not only is Forced Road now travelled by relatively slow-moving, mainly local vehicles, it’s used by walkers, cyclists, rollerbladers, and parents pushing baby carriages who feel secure along the wayward road. May The Force be with you!

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Christmas traditions Carolyn Thompson Goddard Record Contributor With Christmas just a few days away, everyone is busy making those last minute purchases, attending holiday gatherings, baking up family favourites and hopefully taking a minute or two to remember just why we have this season of hope and love. When I was growing up, this holiday included many things – the gathering of my family to enjoy a meal together, of course a present or two under the Christmas tree and the Christmas service at Holy Trinity Anglican. Uppermost in my memories is the small wooden crèche which signified to me what this season was all about – the birth of a child. Perhaps this explains the reason why the magic of Christmas seems to centre around children and the child in each of us and brings hope to a world that is sometimes lacking in it.

Not long ago, I was talking with my eldest son about the different traditions we followed when my children were little. It was fun going over the different Christmas activities we shared, which included ornament making, cookie baking, tree trimming and wishing for just a few more hours to get everything ready. I remember many early Christmas mornings hearing the rustling of papers and excited shouts to one another which told me the youngster had found the stockings Santa had filled and left at the end of the bed. It was during this chat that it dawned on me that all these activities not only created memories for the youngsters, but also for me. With the birth of my grandchildren, the childhood magic of Christmas has taken on a new meaning as my tiny kitting needles have been busy knitting little mittens, my sewing machine whirling into action sewing up gifts, and gingerbread house decorating on the horizon. When we gather together to celebrate Christmas, there will be presents under the tree and food on the table to enjoy and a time to remember what this season is about.

Arts Council hosting huge show at Maison des Arts this weekend Candice Vetter Villager Staff EMBRUN — An opportunity to see visual art by 15 artists, book signings with three authors, storytellers, dance shows, slam poetry, and singers is coming to Maison des Arts at 2 Lapalme Street, in Embrun on Sat., Dec. 17. The Conseil des arts Prescott Russell Arts Council (CAPRAC) is

hosting the show featuring the artists, who all hail from across the region, as well as local wines and cheeses, finishing off with a performance by popular Francophone recording artist Mélissa Ouimet. Visual artists include Christine Lenoir-Godin, Elaine Toutant Allen, France Couillard, France Poliquin, Gisèle Savard-Lalonde, Joyce Pihl, Line Labrecque, Lise Perras, Marianne

Vancaemelbeke, Monique Bergevin, Nicole Lortie, Pierre Caron, Susan Corthwaite-Grenier, Tania Joanis and Tina Pertovicz. Local authors, Eric Charlebois, Jaqueline Thibodeau and Marc Scott will be there with their books and Nathalie Burden will be signing and Eric Charlebois of Poesie Slam Poetry will perform. The show begins at 5 p.m. Tickets are available online at Eventbrite.

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New business opens in Chesterville Candice Vetter Record Staff CHESTERVILLE – There was no gap between businesses at 18 King St. in Chesterville as Boucher’s Upholstery moved into the store at the same time as MT Advertising was moving out. MT Advertising by Design owner Eve Campbell decided to move her embroidery and promotional materials service from the building she owns to her home in Crysler, and fortunately Corey and Lisa Boucher were looking for a space for their upholstery business. Boucher’s Upholstery was operated in Ottawa by Corey’s father Ron for several decades. Corey has worked with his father since 1999, and his expertise shows clearly in the quality of the work on display in the new store. Three years

ago Corey took over the business and moved it into his garage on Forward Rd. He and Lisa had moved to Chesterville over 15 years ago. “We needed more room,” he says. “I had to have storage for pieces waiting to be worked on and room to do the work too.” With this new storefront operation, he plans to use the garage at home for storage and do the work and display pieces in the store. Reupholstering is 90 per cent of the business. Numerous fabrics and coverings are available to choose from, including leather and vinyl. Besides furniture, Boucher also reupholsters seats of cars, ATVs, motorcycles, snowmobiles and boat tops. Boats in particular take up a lot of room, especially since the tops are usually removed before

going into winter storage and can’t be reinstalled until boats come out of storage in the spring. “I’ll have them for about six months.” The storefront operation offers more than square footage, including a presence in the village’s downtown and increased core, opportunities for additional sales with Side of the Road

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Designs. The Bouchers will pick up, or buy cheaply, older furniture of good quality which needs fixing up. They then sell the completely cleaned and reupholstered pieces, which have proven to be very popular. Campbell does their embroidery. Boucher’s Upholstery hosted their grand opening on Sat., Dec. 3.

Cindy Roy (left) and Miriam Vallance (right) of Scotiabank in Chesterville present Nancy Wert, one of the organizers of the recent Christmas House Tour fundraiser, with a matching funds cheque for $2,000 on Tues., Dec. 13 at the bank. The 11th annual tour sold 191 tickets and will benefit the community centre in Avonmore. Vetter photo


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Over $50K raised for United Way SD&G Community Campaign CORNWALL – The fourth annual United Way Holiday Wine and Gourmet Tastings recently raised over $51,000 in support of the 2016 United Way/Centraide Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Community Campaign. The evening was sponsored by Stradwicks Flooring & More, with wine sponsor CMG Innovation General Contractors and a corporate match provided by Scotiabank. Guests enjoyed delectable wine and beer, gourmet food, jazz music, silent and live auction, DJ, dancing, and more at Nav Centre in Cornwall. Approximately 140 community partners contributed and support came through sponsorship, ticket sales, financial support, auction items and in-kind donations. The evening’s theme was “Glitter

& Ice” – One lucky guest, Nancy, was the winner of a pair of icy diamond stud earrings valued at $5,000, courtesy of Pommier Jewellers. Another lucky guest, Paul, won the designer decorated Christmas tree and $1,000 cool cash, courtesy of A.L. Blair Construction. The United Way of SD&G is governed by a local Board of Directors, who, with United Way staff and volunteers, help to raise funds that assist 17 agencies (18 programs). Its mission is to improve lives by working together with priorities focused on moving people from poverty to possibility, healthy people, strong communities and all that kids can be. For more information on United Way/Centraide SD&G, or to donate, visit

Obituary BURD, Edith Peacefully at the St. Viateur Nursing Home in Limoges on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, Edith Burd (nee Ouderkirk) of Morewood, age 95. Beloved wife of the late Grant Burd. Loving mother of Ken Burd (Nancy Krisjanis) of Ingleside and Audrey Dillabough (William) of Morewood. Dear sister of Dalton Ouderkirk (Janice) of Finch and Betty Ouderkirk of Berwick. Dear sister-in-law of Dorothy Burd of Ottawa. Edith will be fondly remembered by 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her sisters Dorothy Monck, Mary Ouderkirk, Evelyn McRae, Helen McIntyre and brothers Walter, Earl, Grant “Amos”, Melvin and Lyall Ouderkirk. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral Arrangements A private family graveside service will be held at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Alzheimers Society would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Online condolences may be made at

Obituary LOGTENS, Antonius ‘Tony’ June 17, 1944 - November 30, 2016 Much beloved husband of Nancy Logtens (Smirle), passed away peacefully at home a very successful farmer in Berwick having been a

also loved to take long drives with Nancy throughout Eastern Ontario just to enjoy the countryside and

be long remembered and sorely missed by his business (Nancy Wilson) and many nieces and nephews who demeanour and all of the genuine support that he

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Santa arrives in South Dundas Carolyn Thompson Goddard Record Contributor MORRISBURG – The sun was shining and the weather warmish as crowds of people gathered around the parade route to catch a glimpse of the Jolly Old Elf himself during the 2016 Morrisburg Santa Claus Parade on Dec. 3. There was no lack of enthusiasm for those who watched as marching bands, costumed characters, decorated floats from local businesses and organizations led the way for the final float which featured Santa and Mrs. Claus. Morrisburg resident George Davies has been

organizing the parade for almost 20 years. Davies described how when he moved to Morrisburg, the BIA had a Christmas Light Tour. Santa rode in a garden tractor trailer pulled by a pickup, followed by a snow plow truck with children in the back of the truck and these two vehicles went up and down the streets looking at the decorated homes. Out of this humble beginning the present parade began, when Davies, whose father and uncle had been involved in Santa Claus parade organization in Montreal, went to local farms to procure the use of their hay wagons and then

had different community groups decorate them. The 2016 Morrisburg Santa Claus Parade took about an hour and a half to make it around the parade route. Davies proudly mentioned that the parade always starts on time, using radio-controlled communication at the various staging areas to ensure things move as smoothly as possible. After the parade is over, the organizers provide refreshments and a visit with Santa at the fire hall, as well as the delivery of a case of candy canes to the Hartford Retirement Residence.

Thomas a popular parade attraction for the kids

Thomas the Tank Engine chugs his way along the parade route of the Morrisburg Santa Claus Parade on Dec 3. Thompson Goddard photo

Alight at Night open for its 16th year Kalynn Sawyer Helmer Record Contributor UPPER CANADA – Upper Canada Village’s Alight at Night opened up to viewers on Fri., Dec. 2. The event is in its 16th year of entertaining the approximately 40,000 annual attendees. Bruce Henbest of Upper Canada Village explained that the preparation work begins on Thanksgiving weekend. Two four-man crews work for 10 weeks to strewn over one million lights over the Village’s many buildings and shrubbery. Henbest accredits most of the lighting work to Rob Hamilton and Rob Filliol of the Maintenance and Operations staff. Hamilton and Filliol along with their crews get the event up and running in a mere 10 weeks. This year ’s event is accompanied by a lighted mistletoe maze and a ferris wheel to see the lights from the sky. Christ Church is

Babies of 2016 The Chesterville Record/Villager will be featuring the Babies of 2016 in the January 4, 2017 edition. If your child was born in 2016 or December 2015 and you would like to have him/her included in this keepsake edition, please mail, e-mail or bring in the form below along with a clear picture to The Chesterville Record/Villager. Sawyer Helmer photo

open with live carols being sung by the talented Upper Canada Staff. As per previous years, the wagon rides and train are all included in the tickets. The full site is open for viewers to stroll through the lighted village and a number of hot chocolate stops are open to keep people warm while they take in the sights. The lights go as far as the sast end giving the viewers a lot

to see and do. Alight at Night has become a family tradition in many homes but it is also always attracting new families. Debbie and Martin Denis of Morrisburg were enjoying their first trip to Alight at Night on Fri., Dec. 2, with their four grandchildren. While the kids had been to the event in previous years, Debbie and Martin Denis got to experience the

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Community Food Share and refugee support group benefit from concert MORRISBURG – The South Dundas Anglicans and Tilted Steeple Productions teamed up to host the West Island Youth Symphony Orchestra, (WIYSO), at St. James Anglican Church in Morrisburg on Nov. 27. The WIYSO played to a packed audience and proceeds from the concert were split between the Community Food Share ($2,000) and Cornwall and District Refugee Support Network ($2,000). The Anglican Parish of South Dundas is a diverse and welcoming community that is committed to “exploring faith and serving the world God loves.” They live out this commitment by offering diverse styles of worship, Christian education programs, and serving the wider community through the Apple

Tree Ministry, Martha’s Kitchen, the annual Christmas Dinner, Madagascar School Project and the Tilted Steeple Coffee house. Tilted Steeple Productions regularly presents a variety of local musical talent every third Friday of the month. This is organized in partnership with the South Dundas Anglicans and is held at St. James Anglican Church. The coffee house gives both aspiring and experienced musicians an opportunity to perform in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Tilted Steeple Productions also host other musical events throughout the year. Community Food Share, formerly the Dundas County Food Bank, operates two food banks, one in Morrisburg and the other in Winchester. They also have a satellite office in Finch.

SD Anglican Parish donate $2,000 to Community Food Share

At the cheque presentation from left are Isabelle Delage (Tilted Steeple Productions), Terry Triskle (Chairperson of Community Food Share), Jon Martin (Rector of South Dundas Anglicans), and Bob Ruddock (Treasurer of South Dundas Anglicans). Courtesy photo

Gospel Matters music concert Carolyn Thompson Goddard Record Contributor WINCHESTER – It was close to a full house at St. Clare’s Anglican Church on Dec. 11 when Gospel Matters Band performed their second concert there this year. The fundraising event included a bake sale and the opportunity to hear young local singer Benjamin Vreman perform, as well as the Ottawa-area band. Organizer Sandra Weagant was pleased with the community response for this event, mentioning ticket sales went well. St. Clare’s minister Reverend John Wilcox commented on the air of excitement in the church as the band set up for the fundraising event. Wilcox went on to explain how the style of music performed by the band at the church combined traditional and contemporary gospel music. Band members Wilf Arsenault, Judy

Woodstock and Lyoness Woodstock are members of the Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame with Maureen Young, Roger Heroux, and Wilf Arsenault. This talented group of musicians have been together for six years and have performed many fundraising concerts during this time. The concert at St. Clare’s was their last one for 2016.

Pictured at right, posing for a group photo at St. Clares’s Anglican Church’s fundraising musical event on Dec. 11 are from left, front row: Sandy Weagant, with band members Maureen Young, Judy Woodstock and Lyoness Woodstock; from left, back row are: Reverend John Wilcox with band members Roger Heroux and Wilf Arsenault. Thompson Goddard photo


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There are many people who may have touched your life in some way. We invite you to make a donation in their memory or honour – a parent, husband, wife, brother, sister, doctor, health care provider, neighbour, or veteran. Your Christmas Wish Tree gift will be supporting the Winchester District Memorial Hospital’s highest priority needs, and is very much appreciated by patients and staff who benefit from its use. You can make your donation in four ways. 1) You can visit our Canada Helps web page by using the link below or scanning the QR code into your smartphone QR code reader app 2) You can phone our office and Tauba will help you: 613-774-2422 x 6162 3) You can visit the Foundation main office in the lobby of the hospital (566 Louise St., Winchester) 4) We strongly encourage you to visit the Osgoode, Findlay Creek, Russell, Chesterville, Morrisburg, or South Mountain Scotiabank branches. Like us on Facebook: Charitable Registration # 89282 4368 RR0001

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VOLUNTEERS DO YOU CARE ABOUT YOUR COMMUNITY? Do you enjoy helping others? You would make a wonderful Red Cross Volunteer! Red Cross needs more volunteers in this area. Become a Personal Disaster Assistant to help your neighbours during emergencies such as a fire or flood. Contact Allan Jensen at the Canadian Red Cross (613) 932-0231, ext. 2260 for more info. 22

FREE CHRISTMAS DINNER Sat., Dec. 17, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Eat-in, Take-out or Delivered. St. Mary’s Anglican Church, 139 Castor St., Russell. Open to all in the community. If you are a senior, a family, living alone, ill, grieving, or lonely, please join us. Call Janice 613-3700555 to arrange for delivery. 22-2


CDSA MEETING Next meeting of Chesterville & District Ag Society Homecraft Division is Tues., Dec. 20, 1 p.m. at The Gathering House, Chesterville. Everyone welcome. Bring your ideas. 22

COOPER – In loving memory of a dear sister and aunt, Shirley, who passed away on Dec. 14, 2002. Your presence we miss, Your memory we treasure. Loving you always, Forgetting you never. Sadly missed, Margaret and family 22

CHESTERVILLE & DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL CROKINOLE TOURNAMENT Tues., Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Heritage Centre, 14 Victoria St. Donations for the Food Bank would be appreciated. To register in advance call 613-448-3348. 22

COMING EVENTS YE OLDE BARGAIN SHOPPE Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. A great place to shop for good used items and clothing. Unbelievable prices. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church basement, 30 Mill St., Chesterville. All donations greatly appreciated. NOTE: No longer open Thursday evenings. tfc

ST. MARY’S HELPING HANDS TEA & BAKE SALE Dec. 17, in the St. Mary’s Church Hall, Chesterville from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Come visit with friends and enjoy goodies and purchase your Christmas goodies. 22-1 THE GATHERING HOUSE CHRISTMAS SERVICES Candlelight Christmas Eve Service at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 24. Christmas Day Gathering at 10 a.m. on Dec. 25. The Gathering House, Chesterville. Everyone welcome. 23-2 JESUS’ BIRTHDAY PARTY Come to Jesus’ birthday party for children Grades 1 to 5. Help us celebrate the reason for the season. Dec. 21 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. at The Gathering House, Chesterville. 22-1

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Students fabricate screens for waterfront lights Jeff Moore Record Staff MAPLE RIDGE — North Dundas District High School presented light screen protectors for the Chesterville waterfront lights to North Dundas Township, Thurs., Dec. 1. The students made the screens in their welding and fabrication shop

class/course. Several were from the Specialist High Skills Major (Agriculture). The Township of North Dundas’ Facilities Manager Les Johnston came to the class to see if they were willing to take up this project after vandals smashed all 21 lights at the Chesterville waterfront over the past few

years. The township has purchased new LED lights to be installed and these screens will be bolted to the wall and a plexi glass sheet will be attached to theses screens in an attempt to thwart further vandalism. Their teacher Mr. Bougie also tasked the students to price the job as part of the project.

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Friends of the Long Sault Library share the festive season

NDDHS students present light screens to township

Seen here with the screens are from left, front row, students Seth Christophersen, Peter Xidias, Chris Cotton and Cristian Vogrig; back row, teacher Mr. Bougie, Jared Hutchinson-Hackett, Logan Lacasse, Trent Downey, Patrick Norris, Jess Harrison and Facilities Manager Les Johnston. Missing from the photo were Jarid Byers, Steven Berard, Matt Sullivan, Cameron Vanasse, Zack Nelson and Brandon Scheepers. Moore photo

Carolyn Thompson Goddard Record Contributor LONG SAULT – Friends of the Long Sault Library held their annual Christmas potluck dinner at South Stormont Community Hall last week on Dec. 7. Director of Library Services Karen Franklin and Communications and Marketing Librarian Susan Wallwork joined the group for an evening of fellowship and food. This dedicated group of community volunteers spend many hours supporting the library in a variety of ways and holding three fundraisers to raise funds to purchase items to enhance the library experience for residents. Items purchased by the Friends included snacks and supplies for the branch after-school program, assisting students by paying for photocopying and printing of

educational materials and providing prizes, as well as a lunch for TD summer reading program participants from the Long Sault Branch. Noella Whorrall, Chairman of the Friends group in Long Sault, mentioned how funding is provided by this group for purchasing large print books and articles for the library, such as stacking tables and a rack to display art work. They maintain the flower garden outside the library and in February they hold their annual chocolate mania event, providing residents with another sweet reason to visit their local library. There are six Friends of the Library groups throughout the SDG library system. For more information on the Friends of the Library groups, visit the SDG County Library website at

Tim Hortons committed to making community a better place

Tim Hortons’ owner Robert Denis and General Manager Cory Adams delivered $5,000 worth of coffee, hot chocolate, orange juice, apple juice and bottled water to Community Food Share in Morrisburg and Winchester. According to the Community Food Share Facebook site regarding the generous donations, the “items are very much appreciated, [but they] think the coffee in particular will be very popular.” Courtesy photo

A Christmas get-together for library Friends

Members of the Friends of the Long Sault Library held their annual Christmas potluck dinner at South Stormont Community Hall in Long Sault on Dec. 7. They were joined by Director of Library Services Karen Franklin and Communications and Marketing Librarian Susan Wallwork. Thompson Goddard photo

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Jeff Moore Record Staff ORLEANS — The North Dundas Rockets had two road games this past weekend as they travelled to Gatineau on Friday night to take on the Hull-Volant and on Saturday when they travelled to Orleans to take on the Cumberland Bandits. Rockets 6 Bandits 5 (2OT) The North Dundas Rockets travelled to the Ray

Friel Recreation Complex in Orleans to take on the Cumberland Bandits on Sat., Dec. 10, in the NCJHL. The Rockets went into the game in fifth place after dropping a close one to the Gatineau Hull-Volant the previous night. With a win, the Rockets could move all the way up to second place. The Bandits went into the game two points up on the Rockets in second place. The

The Rockets’ Josh Hansen (6) was a force when they took on the Bandits on Sat., Dec. 10. Hansen was a physical presence and scored a game-tying goal late in the first period. The Rockets went on to take the game 6-5 in double overtime. Moore photo

Bandits went right to work scoring just 1:32 into the first period to take a 1-0 lead. The Bandits made it 2-0 at 2:47 but the Rockets answered at 3:31 as Shawn Simms scored from Chris Marchand and Marcus Gregory to make it 2-1. The Rockets tied the game when Josh Hansen slid one home from Sheldon Holmes at 14:48. The teams took a two-all draw into the first intermission. The Bandits scored three consecutive goals at 1:42, 8:33 and 15:42 of the second period making it a 5-2 game. The Rockets got one back at the 18-minute mark of the second period as Simms scored his second of the game from Liam Morrow and Bryden Van Kessel but trailed 5-3 heading into the third period. The Rockets got to within one when Tyler Cayen slapped one to the back of the net from Van Kessel and Travis Marshall at 2:20 of the third period. The Rockets tied the game at 7:18 when Morrow scored his 16th of the year from Brandon Mullin and Sheldon Holmes. Neither team could score before the end of regulation so the game headed to a four-minute four-

on-four overtime period. Neither team was able to end the game in the first overtime period so the game headed to a three-minute three-on-three double overtime. With time winding down in the second overtime, the Rockets’ Mullin broke down the left side with Simms coming down the right side on a two-on-one break. Mullin delivered a perfect pass to Simms and he converted for his hat-trick goal and game winner. Van Kessel also picked up an assist on the play and goalie Jason Buma picked up the win in goal. With the win, the Rockets jumped into second place temporarily. Volant 3 Rockets 2 The North Dundas Rockets travelled to the Robert Guertin Arena in Gatineau to take on the HullVolant on Fri., Dec. 9, in the NCJHL. The Rockets went into the game in third place tied with the Volant with 20 points and trailed the second place Cumberland Bandits by just two points. The Rockets opened the scoring with just 51 seconds remaining in the first period as Quentin Jolly scored an unassisted goal and took the

The North Dundas Rockets travelled to Orleans on Sat., Dec. 10, to take on the Cumberland Bandits in the NCJHL. The Rockets’ Shawn Simms (13) scored a hat trick including the double overtime game-winning goal as the Rockets took the game 6-4. Moore photo 1-0 lead into the first intermission. The Rockets made it 2-0 when Shawn Simms sniped one at 12:31 of the second period from Marcus Gregory. The Rockets took a 2-0 lead into the second intermission. The Volant answered just 2:35 into the third period to cut the Rockets’ lead in half and tied the game at 4:23 to set up an exciting finish. The Volant completed the comeback scoring at 6:16 and held on

for the 3-2 victory. With the win, the Volant moved into a second-place tie with the Bandits and with the Rockland Nationals win over the Panthers, the Rockets fell to fifth place. Suffering the loss in the Rockets’ goal was Jason Buma. Up next The North Dundas Rockets welcome the Papineauville Vikings to the Chesterville Arena on Sat., Dec. 17, at 7:50 p.m.

Hawks fall below .500, drop two of three Jeff Moore Record Staff METCALFE — The Winchester Hawks were busy this past weekend as they travelled to Ottawa on Thursday night to take on the Ottawa West Golden Knights, and then welcomed the Alexandria Glens on Friday night before heading to Metcalfe on Sunday afternoon to take on the Jets. Jets 5 Hawks 0 The Winchester Hawks travelled to the Metcalfe Arena on Sun., Dec. 11, to take on the Jets in the CCHL2. The Hawks went into the game in fifth place just one point ahead of the Alexandria Glens who they defeated on Friday night 5-3 and one point behind the Clarence Beavers for fourth place. The Jets went into the game in third place with a five-point lead over the Clarence Beavers and trailed second-place Casselman Vikings by nine points. The Jets came out flying, scoring three first-period goals at 10:58, 14:54 shorthanded and with 1:42 remaining to take a 3-0 lead into the first intermission. The Jets added a single with just 42 seconds remaining in the second period and took a 4-0 lead into the second intermission. The Jets took a 5-0 lead at 8:33 of the third period on a power play and hung on to take the game 5-0. Scoring for the Jets were Dylan McDonald, Marc Brosseau, Jeremy Barrie, Eric Turner and Sam Tremblay. Picking up the shutout in the Jets’ goal was Kyle Charette making 33 saves and suffering the loss in the Hawks’ goal was Kevan Dumouchel making 26 saves on 31 shots. Hawks 5 Glens 3 The Winchester Hawks welcomed the Alexandria Glens to the Joel Steele Community Centre on Fri., Dec. 9, in the

CCHL2. The Hawks went into the game in sixth place just one point behind the Glens and the Clarence Beavers in the Marin Division and with a win they could find themselves alone in fourth place. The two teams battled to a scoreless first period but the Hawks had a slight lead in shots on goal 12-9. The Hawks opened the scoring when Evan Mantha pounded one to the back of the net from Jonathan Dutrasic and Evan Durant at 4:25 of the second period. The Hawks made it 2-0 when Tyler Newell scored from Mantha and Kurtis Koehane at 10:39 and 3-0 when Diego Gagnon scored a shorthanded goal at 15:45 from Dutrasic and Brett Lannin. The Hawks dominated the second period outshooting the Glens 20-4 and took a 3-0 lead into the second intermission. The Hawks made it a 4-0 game when Christophe Lemay slapped one home from Jarrett Williams and Mantha at 8:38 of the third period. The Hawks let down their guard and before they knew it, the Glens scored three consecutive goals at 13:48, 15:23 and with an extra attacker at 19:05. The Glens pulled their goalie again after getting possession in the Hawks’ end but this time the Hawks’ Chris Webber scored an unassisted goal into the empty net with just 14 seconds remaining in the game as the Hawks took the game 5-3 moving into sole possession of fourth place. Picking up the win in the Hawks’ goal was Kevan Dumouchel making 23 saves on 26 shots. Golden Knights 5 Hawks 3 The Winchester Hawks travelled to the Barbara Ann Scott Arena in Ottawa to take on the Ottawa West Golden Knights on Thurs., Dec. 8, in the CCHL2. The Hawks have been in free fall dropping their last three games and below .500 for the first time this season and

The Winchester Hawks travelled to Metcalfe on Sun., Dec. 11, to take on the Jets in the CCHL2. The Hawks’ Christophe Lemay (centre) runs into a wall of Jets behind the net in the first period. Franco Gagnon comes in to help his teammate. The Hawks took this one on the chin losing 5-0 to the Jets. Moore photo sat in sixth place, one point behind the Clarence Beavers for fifth. The Knights sat alone in first place with only four losses on the season leading the Casselman Vikings by seven points. The Knights opened the scoring with two early goals at 34 seconds and 7:59 to take a 2-0 lead. The Hawks cut the Knights’ lead in half when Christophe Lemay slapped one home from Diego Gagnon at 10:39. The Knights added another goal at 14:14 and took a 3-1 lead into the first intermission. The Knights continued to show their dominance scoring the only two goals of the second period at 3:18 and 16:11 and took a 51 lead into the second intermission. The Hawks got one back when Nicholas Raponi De Roia scored from Jordan Chagnon

at 9:18 on a power play. The Hawks made it a 5-3 game when Evan Mantha pounded one to the back of the net from Evan Durant and Diego Gagnon at 13:38 but that was as close as they could get as the Knights took the game 5-3. Suffering the loss in the Hawks’ goal was Conor Lahey making 36 saves on 41 shots. Up next The Winchester Hawks welcome the Ottawa West Golden Knights to the Joel Steele Community Centre on Fri., Dec. 16, at 8:15 p.m. The Hawks then travel to Williamstown to take on the Char-Lan Rebels on Sat. Dec. 17, at 8 p.m. The Hawks then hit the road again on Tues., Dec. 20, as they travel to the Jack Charron Arena in Kanata to take on the Ottawa Canadians at 7:20 p.m.

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Vikings’ defence wins two Jeff Moore Record Staff WILLIAMSTOWN — The Casselman Vikings had two games this past weekend as they welcomed the Clarence Beavers on Thursday night and travelled to Williamstown on Saturday

night to take on the Char-Lan Rebels. The Vikings are going to have to get used to playing without their captain and leading scorer Sebastien Plante for awhile due to his upper body injury. Vikings 3 Rebels 2 The Casselman Vikings

The Vikings picked up defenseman Dillon Clemen (4) in a trade with the Winchester Hawks this past week. Clemen is a stay-at-home defenseman but had three goals and three assists as a Hawk. Moore photo

Panthers fall just short Jeff Moore Record Staff EMBRUN — The Embrun Panthers had just a single game this past weekend as they welcomed the Rockland Nationals. Nationals 5 Panthers 4 The Embrun Panthers welcomed the Rockland Nationals to the Palais des Sports on Fri., Dec. 9, in the NCJHL. The Panthers went into the game in first place five points ahead of the second-place Cumberland Bandits and seven ahead of the Gatineau Hull-Volant and the North Dundas Rockets. The Nationals opened the scoring just 4:16 into the first period but the Panthers tied the game at 7:51 when Daniel Cogan batted one to the back of the net from Josh Renaud and Michael Cogan. The Nationals scored two more at 13:31 and 14:44 and took a 3-1 lead into the first intermission. The Nationals made it 4-1 at 5:19 of the second period and 5-1 at 13:44 on a shorthanded goal and chased the Panthers’ starting goalie Reilly Tondreau as Danik Gervais took his place. That seemed to spark the Panthers as Daniel Cogan scored his second of the game at 14:35 from Nathan Bols and Renaud on the power play. The Nationals took the 5-2 lead into the second intermission. The Panthers closed the gap to just two goals when Kirkland Reaney slid one home from Michael Cogan just 2:24 into the third period. Reaney scored his second of the game at 14:51 with a power-play goal from Bols and Jacob Marley to move the Panthers to within one. The Panthers battled for the game-tying goal but the Nationals held them off taking the game 5-4. Suffering the loss in goal was Tondreau. Up next The Embrun Panthers welcome the Vankleek Hill Cougars to the Palais des Sports on Fri., Dec. 16, at 8 p.m. The Panthers then travel to the Ray Friel Recreation Complex on Sat., Dec. 17, to take on the Cumberland Bandits at 7:30 p.m.

The Panthers’ Kirkland Reaney (4) scored two goals but the Panthers suffered their seventh loss of the season 5-4 to the Nationals. Moore photo

travelled to Williamstown on Sat., Dec. 10, to take on the Char-Lan Rebels in the CCHL2. The Vikings were coming off a shutout win over the Clarence Beavers in their last outing and sat in second place with 19 wins and only six losses but they trailed the Ottawa West Golden Knights by eight points. The Rebels were sitting in dead last place with only five wins on the season and 12 points and five points behind the Ottawa Canadians who are in seventh. The Vikings opened the scoring when Isaac Barr snapped one home from Jeremie Lefebvre at 7:34 of the first period to take a 1-0 lead. The Vikings took a twogoal lead when Samuel Gosselin scored on the power play from Ryan Wells and Mathieu Grandmont at 11:14. The Vikings took the 2-0 lead into the first intermission. The Rebels were awarded a penalty shot after it was deemed the Vikings’ goalie; Seth Carter appeared to throw his stick. The Rebels shooter scored on the penalty shot and cut the Vikings’ lead in half. The Vikings got that one back as

Harrison Wood sniped one from Kyle Millett and Jordan Robertson at 10:24 and took a 3-1 lead into the second intermission. The Rebels scored the only goal of the third period at 13:09 and the Vikings took the game 3-2. Picking up the win in the Vikings’ goal was Carter making 16 saves on 18 shots. Vikings 4 Beavers 0 The Casselman Vikings welcomed the Clarence Beavers to the J. R. Brisson Complex on Thurs., Dec. 8, in the CCHL2. The Vikings went into the game in second place in the Martin Division eight points behind the Ottawa West Golden Knights for first and led the Metcalfe Jets by five. The Vikings added two new players Cory McCrudden from the Metcalfe Jets and Dillon Clemen from the Winchester Hawks. The Beavers went into the game in fifth place tied with the Alexandria Glens. The Vikings opened the scoring when McCrudden scored his first goal as a Viking at 4:02 of the first period from Brendan Doherty and Tyler Somers to take 1-0 lead. The Vikings dominated the opening frame outshooting the Beavers 14-9

The Casselman Vikings welcomed the Clarence Beavers to the J. R. Brisson Complex on Thurs., Dec. 8, in the CCHL2. The Vikings’ goalie Seth Carter (30) stops the Beavers’ Olivier Brunet (12) on a partial breakaway. Carter stopped all 32 shots fired his way as he shut out the Beavers 4-0. Moore photo but were only able to come out of it with a 1-0 lead as the teams headed to the dressing rooms. The Vikings made it 2-0 when Harrison Wood snapped one to the back of the net at 13:49 of the second period from Mathieu Grandmont and Yanick Dicaire. The Vikings took a 2-0 lead into the second intermission. The Vikings made it 3-0 as Doherty sniped one at 8:31 of the third period from Somers and Jeremie Lefebvre. The Vikings closed out the scoring as Lefebvre

scored from Doherty and Samuel Gosselin at 14:07. The Vikings took the game 4-0 and goalie Seth Carter made 32 saves for his fifth shutout of the season. Up next The Casselman Vikings hit the road to the Brockville Memorial Centre on Wed., Dec. 14, to take on the Tikis at 7:45 p.m. The Vikings then welcome the Metcalfe Jets to the J. R. Brisson Complex on Thurs., Dec. 15, at 7:30 p.m. The Vikings then welcome the Westport Rideaus on Sun., Dec. 18, at 2:30 p.m.

Senior T-Wolves take down VCI Rebel Warriors Wolves took a 21-13 lead into the Jeff Moore Record Staff RUSSELL — The Russell High School T-Wolves Senior Boys’ Basketball team welcomed the Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute Rebel Warriors on Wed., Dec. 7, in PRSSAA. After dropping their season opener two weeks ago to the Rockland District High School Wildcats 67-54, the T-Wolves’ defence needed to tighten up. The T-Wolves’ defence looked good in the first half holding the Warriors to just four points all from the free throw line but their offence never missed a beat knocking down 12 points. The T-Wolves battled the Warriors tough in the second quarter as both teams dropped nine points but the T-

dressing room at halftime. The T-Wolves outscored the Warriors 10-8 in the third quarter taking a 31-21 lead into the final frame. The T-Wolves exploded for 20 points and dominated the Warriors allowing them just seven points. The T-Wolves took the game 51-28 and improved to 1-1 on the season. Scoring for the T-Wolves were Matt Clarke with 14 points, Aiden Friend and Isaac Thomas each with 10, Ryan Oriwol with seven, Alexis Ricard and Kyle Mann with three each and Matt Manion and Brandon VanBruinessen with deuces.

The Russell High School T-Wolves Senior Boys’ Basketball team welcomed the Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute Rebel Warriors on Wed., Dec. 7, in PRSSAA. The T-Wolves’ forward Alexis Ricard (2) rolls one off his fingertips to score a deuce. The TWolves put it to the Warriors 51-28. Moore photo

Ravens remain undefeated Jeff Moore Record Staff RUSSELL — The St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School Ravens Senior Boys’ Basketball team welcomed the École secondaire publique Le Sommet Jaguars from Hawkesbury on Wed., Dec. 7, in PRSSAA. The Ravens went into the game with a 2-0 record to start the season and were looking on carrying that momentum. The Ravens got out to a quick start outscoring the Jaguars 14-7 in the first quarter led by Spencer Reid with seven points. It was a defensive battle in the second quarter but the Ravens still outscored the Jaguars 8-3 taking a 2210 lead into the dressing room at the half. The Jaguars mounted a comeback in the third quarter putting it to the Ravens 12-4 but the Ravens took a 26-

22 lead into the final quarter. The Ravens doubled the Jaguars 20-10 in the fourth quarter and took the game 46-32. Scoring for the Ravens were Trent Thompson with 19 points, Spencer Reid with 11, Lucas Thompson with six, Wesley Moss with four and Thomas Fitzpatrick, Eric Haakman and Spencer Ellsworth each with deuces.

The St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School Ravens Senior Boys’ Basketball team welcomed the École secondaire publique Le Sommet Jaguars from Hawkesbury on Wed., Dec. 7, in PRSSAA. The Ravens’ Thomas Fitzpatrick (42) climbed the ladder for a deuce in the first quarter as the Jaguars’ Alexandre Millette (11) tries to defend. The Ravens went on to take the game 46-32. Moore photo

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Ambulance services Continued from the front Bourget to Frank Kenny Rd. Others seem dangerously far away. “On Monday we got called to go from Casselman to Carling Avenue, from Rockland to Vanier, from Embrun to Renaud in Orleans, from Rockland to downtown. That’s not right.” The report resulting from rural counties’ complaint was released by the Emergency Health Services Branch, Investigation Services Unit in late November. It points out many problems with the way Ottawa has been dispatching ambulances. Using one night shift on Aug. 6, the report noted two separate call surges drastically reduced available resources for several hours. But it also says, “Notwithstanding the high call volume, this investigation identified several factors that contributed to an overall, ongoing and systemic problem.” The factors include the City’s Transfer of Care / Return to Readiness Policy. “A clear and available stretcher at a receiving facility should be considered available for deployment as soon as transfer of care (TOC) has occurred, providing the crew has confirmed that there are no conditions to their availability. Paramedic crews are always able to identify

delays (if any) of their ‘return to readiness status’ to the dispatcher, such as decontamination or replacement of equipment. Administrative duties such as initiating or completing Ambulance Call Reports (ACRs) or other paperwork should not, under most circumstances, render the ambulance unavailable for emergency calls.” The Ottawa deployment plan allots up to 30 additional minutes regardless if needed or not. The investigation found the practice caused significant delays. The report also said Ottawa dispatchers are not permitted to contact Ottawa PS crews once they have arrived at the destination hospital, even if the 30 minutes has expired and the crew is closest to an emergency. The crew is not available until they notify the dispatcher. A ministry investigator was asked why ambulance crews with a clear stretcher, who were located significantly closer, weren’t called. The answer was, “Because that’s what’s written in the DP [Deployment Plan].” Another factor is inaccurate reporting. Investigation Services noted multiple discrepancies of time, both with releasing

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patients to a hospital and with recording vital signs. Four out of five ACRs inaccurately recorded the transfer of care time, with differences of 10 to 14 minutes. Worse, in 24 out of 56 ACRs, crews were delayed in reporting the transfer of care from five to 42 minutes. Another factor is Code 3 delay. “If the crew is at their home station 30 minutes prior to the end of their shift, they are taken out of the computer aided dispatch system entirely, regardless of the number of available Ottawa PS resources.” This negates Ottawa’s own mandate and “drastically” reduces ambulances available. “If the paramedic crews who were in TOC status at the hospital, and not committed to the care of a patient, were added to these totals, the Ottawa PS system status would never have been at ‘level zero’ during the night shift of Aug. 6.” The report goes on to say this skews resources and contributes to the problem, taking ambulances out of service even if they are closest to a Code 4 patient. This reduces overtime pay but “has an inverse effect on surrounding municipalities,” and a negative effect on response times and patient safety. For one call that night, a UCPR ambulance was assigned from 37.5 km away to St. Laurent Boulevard while Ottawa had five ambulances that were closer to the Code 4 call, but they had not notified Ottawa CACC. The report had a list of similar situations that went on for pages. To make matters more fraught for rural paramedic services, the city does not reimburse them. Chrétien estimates that it costs UCPR about half a million dollars. “This is not meant to be a money issue,” he said. “But it’s unsustainable for us. The security of my community is at risk.” UCPR and other counties had little say or input, says Chrétien, because the provincial ministry gave the dispatch contract to Ottawa. “I can’t conceive that we got

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This UCPR ambulance was at a call in Embrun last spring, but they aren’t always available in Ottawa’s neighbouring counties because rural counties’ paramedics may be called into Ottawa instead. Vetter file photo to this. In 35 years I didn’t make a complaint. Now Ottawa’s not sending people to calls?” He says there are different rules for the city. “Who approves this?” The City of Ottawa’s Acting Chief Peter Kelly responded to questions from The Record as follows. Record: How is this allowed (is that a provincial or local matter)? Kelly: Ambulance service is mandated by Provincial Legislation. The Land Ambulance Act of Ontario mandates that the closest ambulance to a patient must respond to the call and is not subject to jurisdiction. As such, paramedic resources are not static and constantly move around the city based on need. Record: What kind of agreement is in place? Kelly: Due to increased demand, rural resources are required to respond to the urban core where call volume is the greatest. This can create a reliance on surrounding municipalities. Record: What compensation does Ottawa pay these counties and what has changed in the compensation? Kelly: The Land Ambulance Act of Ontario was modified on November 24, 2008 to remove Section IV, “Charges as Between Delivery Agents and UpperTier Municipalities”. As a result of these modifications, municipalities are no longer required to pay for intermunicipal responses. The

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City of Ottawa notified surrounding municipalities of its decision to not renew the agreements when the legislation was modified in 2008, and on several other occasions including at the Eastern Ontario Paramedic Chief Meetings in 2015. Record: Does Ottawa return the favour? That is, does someone in Russell or Chesterville or Limoges who calls an ambulance ever get a City of Ottawa ambulance? Kelly: The Ottawa Paramedic Service continues to assist neighbouring municipalities when they are in need of our resources. Worthy of note, the province funds 50 per cent of land ambulance service in Ontario and therefore Ottawa taxpayers through their provincial taxes contribute to land ambulance services in our neighbouring municipalities. (Note that Chrétien said the ratio of calls is seven to one from outlying areas to Ottawa.) Kelly also said the City of Ottawa has taken steps to

address the increase of call volume.” Ottawa City Council approved the funding of 12 Paramedics and four Emergency Response Vehicles for the City of Ottawa for July 2016. These are now Paramedics responding to calls in the community. Additionally, the Ottawa Paramedic Service presented their Annual Report and a Service Review to Community and Protective Services Committee this fall. City staff recommended a growth of Paramedics for 2016/2017/2018 and an associated fleet increase. The 2017 Draft Budget includes the addition of 24 Paramedics and five Emergency Response Vehicles and the 2018 Draft Budget would see the addition of 14 Paramedics and one Emergency Response Vehicle. The Ottawa Paramedic Service has also implemented several programs to address increased call volume, including the Off-Load Nurse Pilot Project, Community Paramedicine and the Targeted Engagement Diversion.”


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2016 Metcalfe Santa Claus Parade Busy times for Santa

Santa Claus has been appearing at many local events recently, talking to children, whether they’ve been naughty or nice. He’ll soon have to retreat to his workshop and supervise the elves in their final preparations for Christmas.

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Embrun Food Bank benefits Candice Vetter Villager Staff EMBRUN–The annual Fill the Bus Food Drive for the Embrun Good Neighbours Food Bank was another successful fundraiser at the Co-op Independent store in Embrun on Sat., Dec. 10. As usual OPP members, food bank staff and volunteers, and this year staff of Caisse Desjardins in Embrun, braved a stiff, cold wind in order to fill the bus with food and the pails with money. In order to make it easier for patrons of the store to help supply needed foodstuff, boxes and bags were pre-packed by the store and sold for reasonable prices of $25 or $10, or shoppers could donate whatever they wished. The total was not known at press time, but last year almost $25,000 was collected as well as food to fill many shelves.

Russell High School Report Mackenzie Lafontaine RHS Correspondent RUSSELL— The French class at Russell High School had a busy week with their annual summative project Semaine de Francaphonie or French Week. The entire class participated in planning and executing all the events during the course of the week. It started off with small activities such as selling French toast, holding a drum circle, and having a Paris-themed photo booth. Then the large activities started, the most popular one being the pie smash which even the VicePrincipal Miss Humes and  Principal Mrs. Rutters participated in as targets. They both had a laugh as students paid to smash plates of whipped cream on their faces, but the French class was nice enough to give them garbage bags so their professional attire would stay mostly clean. The week ended in a bang with an amazing  fashion show showing off dresses generously lent to the students  by  Bridals by AlMor in Winchester. The class also showed their

Filling the bus with food and funds

Right: Volunteers at the Fill the Bus Food Drive for the Embrun Good Neighbours Food Bank pose outside the Co-op Independent store in Embrun on Sat., Dec. 10. Front row, from left are Desjardins staff Stéphane Bourdeau, Christiane Beaulne, Nicole Gosselin-Séguin, Ginette Lalonde and Johanne Galipeau, and from the food bank, Josiane Samson. Back row from left are Desjardins staff Paul Doré, OPP Constable C. Renaud, Desjardins staff Félix Létourneau and André Carrière, and OPP Constable B. Halls. Vetter photo holiday spirit with a line of Christmas and winter wear. Attendees were served a variety of teas, espresso, and hot chocolate. They also snacked on French-inspired cuisine such as quiche and baguette. The final touch was a beautiful chocolate

fountain with fruits, marshmallows and even brownies for dipping. Fifty students attended, each paying $5 which went directly back into the event. It was done perfectly and hopefully the students receive great marks for it.

The Metcalfe Santa Claus Parade attracted children and adults alike to enjoy the sights and sounds of the festive season. Shown here is the Fire and Rescue float.

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Victoria S., Gr. 2 Paige, T., Gr. 1

39 years at your service 39 ans à votre service

Violet, M., Gr. 1

Thanks to our customers and friends. It’s been a pleasure serving you. Merci à nos clients et amis. Cela a été un plaisir de vous servir. ~ Sylvie, Normand & Staff

Have a Magical Christmas Ayez un Noël Magique Closed Dec. 24 to Jan. 2 Fermé Décembre 24 - Janvier 2

781-C Notre-Dame, Embrun, ON 613-443-5538

Jackson R., Gr. 2

ST. ISIDORE 613-524-2079 1-800-465-4927

Kayla G., Gr. 2


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Start Your Engines…

Christmas Is Coming! As we gear up for another holiday season, we’d like to send you our best wishes for a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thanks for your trust in us. We look forward to serving you again soon.





Dara M., Gr. 1

Skyla C., Gr. 2

Melanie C., Gr. 5

Owen W., Gr. 1


RUSSELL Fresh food, Friendly neighbours.

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Emily S., Gr. 5

Oliver R.-L., Gr. 1

Ethan A., Gr. 3

Chloe S., Gr. 5

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year With gratitude from all of us.

Complete Sign Service 14527 Shane Rd., Crysler, ON Ph. 613-987-2955 Fax 613-987-5654

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Laura D., Gr. 7 Amanda T., Gr. 6

Aislynn P., Gr. 7

Santa’s On His Way We couldn’t be more excited about spending the Christmas season here at home with all of you. We hope your holiday delivers an abundance of happiness, health, friendship, love and good fortune!

Here for all your holiday gift ideas.

825 Notre Dame, Embrun, ON K0A 1W1


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Wine Brewing - Wine & Beer Kits Owner/Manager

Miriam, Gr. 4 Haley V., Gr. 4 Thomas D., Gr. 6 Rachel G. , Gr. 2

Merry Christmas

To our customers, neighbors, and friends, we’d like to extend our best wishes for a holiday

Grace D., Gr. 2

privilege and a pleasure serving you, and we look



Reuben D. , Gr. 1

As we welcome the Christmas season, We’re filled with good cheer and you are the reason — So while opportunity’s knocking we’d like to say, “Hope you enjoy a great holiday!”


613-984-0030 Ian


HWY. 43 - WINCHESTER, 613-774-2887 OR 877-302-6276

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Benjamin D., Gr. 3/4

Petra G., Gr. 4

Merry Christmas

and sincere thanks to our customers and friends this holiday season

R/T Auto Center Inc.

SALES AND SERVICE • GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE T. Kirkwood • 12034 Cty. Rd. 3 (Main St.), Winchester • 613-774-2000

Emily B., Gr. 6

Cian P., Gr. 3

Season’s Greetings

D’S COLLISION CENTER Dennis, Kathy, Phil, Janice & Staff

Winchester - 613-774-2733

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! From the staff at

317 N. Russell Rd., Russell 613-445-2820

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Jasmin, Gr. 5

Emma S., Gr. 6

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! From the staff at Downtown IDA Pharmacy

191 Castor Street Unit A Russell, Ontario K4R 1C7 email: website:

Logan M., Gr. 6

Lindsay C.

Phone: 613 445-1223t'BY613 445-1220

Christmas Eve 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Christmas Day  CLOSED Boxing Day CLOSED New Years Eve 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. New Years Day CLOSED

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Tis the season to enjoy friends and neighbours at Russell Meadows! Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re invited for the holidays. Come experience our gratitude!

Call today for a personal visit & complimentary lunch. 613.445.5200 475 Church Street, Russell, Ontario

Merry Ch Christmas hristmas Joyeux ux Noël & & Happy New Year Bonne année

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From our family to yours


11343A Van Camp Rd., RR#3, WINCHESTER, ON K0C 2K0


Cell: 613-794-4598

Email: Tel.: 613-989-1295 Fax: 613-989-1296

Katharina R., Gr. 6

Hannah K., Gr. 6

Georgia, Gr. 5

At The Holiday Season

Merry Christmas Merry Christmas

It may be cold outside, but our hearts are warmed as we recall the many kind people who’ve visited us this year. We’re deeply grateful for your support and wish you all a very merry season.

Merry Christmas Building Solutions for all Your Needs! We Can Contracting Eastern Contractors

Registered Physiotherapists 657 Notre Dame Embrun, Ont., K0A 1W1 Phone: 613-443-3843 Fax: 613-443-3721

Joey van Koppen Duncan DeVries PHONE 613-551-2843 PHONE 613-913-8773 WEBSITE EMAIL

Tel (613) 445-5214 144 Craig Street in Russell

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An Old-fashioned Christmas Wish For You and Yours May this Christmas find you surrounded by family and friends, good cheer and good times, from beginning to end. With appreciation for your friendship and patronage, we wish you a warm and wonderful season. Thank you and Merry Christmas!

Butch Oldford Broker/Manager

Orman Savage

Sales Representative

Clayton Oldford

Helen Kennedy

Sales Representative


Nathan Lang

Sales Representative

Bob Peddle

Sales Representative

Emily Blanchard Sales Representative

Kim Monkhouse Sales Representative

Melissa Cooper Administrator

530 Main Street, Winchester â&#x20AC;˘ 613-774-4253

The Chesterville Record-December 14, 2016  

Serving Stormont and Dundas Counties since 1894.

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