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SEPT. 27 - 30, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018 Vol. 18 No. 37 News and views in and around Creemore

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Clearview firefighters Stuart Bicknell and Ashley Hopkins with the pink fire truck at Station 6 in Nottawa.

Clearview firefighters put a wrap on breast cancer by Trina Berlo If a fire truck isn’t already enough to turn heads, be prepared to do a double take when the passing truck is bright pink. The largest truck in Clearview Fire Department’s fleet has been wrapped in pink to draw awareness to firefighters’ breast cancer fundraising campaign for the Canadian Cancer Society. A dozen Clearview firefighters from all stations have volunteered to steer the campaign. They started by going

out to the business community with a request to sponsor the cost of the wrapping of Tank 63, based at the fire hall in Nottawa Station 6 firefighters Stuart Bicknell and Ashley Hopkins, said they were pleasantly surprised at how quickly they found 10 businesses to contribute $500 each in exchange for their logo being displayed on the side of the truck. That was enough to cover the full cost of the bright pink wrap, emblazoned with the Pink Truck Tour logo and

website, designed by Bicknell’s spouse, Justine Bicknell of Brolly Media, so there was no cost to the township. The website launched this week to collect donations from the community and to promote tour stops, where T-shirts will also be sold. The tour kicked off Sunday at the New Lowell soccer party and its next stop is at the GNE fall fair on Sept. 21-23. The truck will also be making appearances at Small Halls Festival, the Dunedin Cancer Walk, the Witches Walk in

Stayner and Santa Claus Parades in Stayner and Creemore before the campaign comes to a close at the end of December. Firefighters are also forming a team for the CIBC Run for the Cure at Blue Mountain Village on Sept. 30. Deputy Fire Chief Roree Payment said the department is always looking for good causes to support. “We do have quite a few female firefighters on the department,” said (See “Pink” on page 8)

Township's halls host a wide variety of events Sept. 27-30 The Small Halls Festival event guide has been released, promoting a number of activities happening at community halls in Clearview Township from Sept. 27-30. A variety of entertainment, dining and activities are being offered throughout the weekend-long event. On stage will be country musician Andrew Hyatt, Shipyard Kitchen Party, Little Foot, Matt Gunn,

Vaudevillian, Celtic Showcase, a staged reading of Stag and Doe and a murder mystery dinner theatre presented by Clearview Community Theatre as a kick-off to the Stayner library fundraising campaign. On the menu is a beer infused barbecue with chef Jeremy of Oliver and Bonacini, a Baron the Beef dinner, Taste of the Township food fair, a dinner at The New Farm, a kitchen

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ceilidh dinner featuring NUA, wine and cheese, and a number of country style breakfasts. Rounding out the weekend is bowling, euchre, hiking, horseshoes, chicken races, markets, circus and dance performance as well as live animals, and more. On Sunday, Sept. 30 take the back roads and explore the township’s halls during a car rally.

The event coincides with the Creemore Festival of the Arts, presented by Purple Hills Arts and Heritage Society, featuring shows at Station on the Green and Creemore Log Cabin and Artists on Location throughout the village. Some of the activities are free and some shows and dinners require tickets. For a full schedule of events, tickets and prices, visit

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This Weekend Friday, September 14 to Friday, Dec. 14

• Creemore Kids Club every Friday night starting Sept. 14 at Nottawasaga & Creemore Public School at 7 p.m. for Grades 1-5. Free. Like Creemore Kids Club on Facebook. (No club on Sept. 28, Oct. 5, Nov. 23 or Nov. 30)

Saturday, September 15

• Taoist Tai Chi will be at Creemore Farmers' Market today from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. if you want to drop by for a visit. • CNETS (Carcinoid-Neuroendocrine Tumour Society Canada) Community Awareness and Fundraising Event at Creemore Farmers’ Market from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Visit our booth for information about neuroendocrine cancer, one of the fastest growing cancers worldwide. CNETS Canada is a registered charity supporting patients and research. Visit for more info. • Big Book Bash at the Station on the Green, 10 Caroline Street East, Creemore from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. This biennial book sale is a fundraiser to

help with the upkeep of the Station on the Green. • Creemore Log Cabin History Hosts on hand to welcome visitors at the Creemore Log Cabin 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday morning until Thanksgiving. 705-466-2261. • Curiosity House Opening Reception for Deborah Farquharson "My Back Forty" from 3 to 6 p.m. Show runs to October 7. 178 Mill Street.

Saturday, Sept. 15 & Sunday, Sept. 16

• Nottawasaga Daylilies is still open on weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Sept. 23. Inventory reduction sale. See ad on page 11.

Sunday, September 16

• Church Services on page 5. • Creemore Legion Breakfast at Creemore Legion from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Choice of 2 eggs or waffle, home fries, toast, sausage or bacon, juice, coffee/ tea. Adult $6, children 12 and under $4. Hungry Soldier Special $10. Call 705-466-2202 for more

information. 27 Wellington Street West. • Terry Fox Run. Registration at Station on the Green, from 8:30 a.m. The run will take place in the morning from 9 a.m. to noon. People can run, walk, bike, push baby strollers or ride horses! A five kilometre route that can be done twice for those wishing to do a full 10k. Visit www.terryfox. ca/terryfoxrun/creemore for more info. • Mulmur Farmers' Market at Dufferin County Museum Parking Lot each Sunday to Oct. 7. From noon to 4 p.m. Fresh, local, in-season food. Crafters & bakers. • The Bay School of Art run by Sue A. Miller has moved to Creemore. Join them for their Studio Open House & Student Exhibition from 1 to 4 p.m. at 148 Mill Street, above Affairs Café. • Please join the friends and family for an Open House to celebrate Betty McLeod’s 85th Birthday at Station on the Green from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Best wishes only.

Upcoming Events Monday, September 17

• Army Cadets at Creemore Legion, 27 Wellington Street West, Creemore, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. every Monday until June. Fun and dynamic youth program for 12-18 year olds, sponsored jointly by Canadian Armed Forces and the Army Cadet League of Canada. Drop by and find out about it! or or 705-351-2232 for more info. • Blue Mountain Branch of Retired Women Teachers of Ontario welcomes retired teachers to their meeting at Jubilee Presbyterian Church, Stayner. Registration at 11 a.m. Call Lois at 705428-2880 or Pat at 705-466-6505 for more info. • Taoist Tai Chi beginner classes (16 weeks) start on today, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Station on the Green. Year round ‘continuing’ level classes are on Monday afternoons (1 p.m. to 3 p.m.) and Thursday mornings (9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.). To find out more about Tai Chi, join us on any Monday afternoon or Thursday morning, call Laura at 705466-5011 or visit 

Tuesday, September 18

• Information Session with Clearview Community Policing at 217 Gideon Street, Stayner. Clearview Administration Building from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Join the Clearview Community Policing Committee as they share information on speed sign use within the township. Learn about current data collected through the signs.

Wednesday, September 19

• Sunnidale Corners Monthly Lunch for Seniors and Retirees at Zion Presbyterian Church at Sunnidale Corners at 11:30 a.m. Spaghetti and meatballs, Caesar salad, garlic bread and dessert for $7. Reservations required. Call Della at 705428-5826 or email • Creemore Horticultural Society September Meeting at St. Luke’s Anglican Church Hall, 22 Caroline Street West, at 7 p.m. Fall Flower and Vegetable Show. Visitors welcome.

Thursday, September 20

• The Dufferin Board of Trade (DBOT) is hosting an All Mulmur Candidate Election Forum at North Dufferin Community Centre (Honeywood) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 3 minute candidate introductions begin at 8 p.m. DBOT encourages the community to get involved by attending the forum.

Wednesday, September 26

• Rabies Clinic at Bellbrae Animal Hospital, Abernant Vet Services and at Creemore Vet Services from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. $25 per pet – cash only.

Wednesday, Sept. 26 to Sunday, Nov. 4

• Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts Annual Storytelling Festival. Photo exhibit (Sept. 26 to Nov. 4); Reel History on Sept. 28 at 8 p.m.; Critique on Sept. 30 at 11:30 a.m.; Reception & Awards on Sept. 30 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.; 25 years. A Young Life in Poetry & Music on Oct. 13 at 8 p.m.; Chalk Talk with Lynn Johnston on Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. All at the Simcoe Street Theatre. Children’s Halloween Workshop on Oct. 14 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Collingwood Library. Details & tickets at

Thursday, Sept. 27 to Sunday, Sept. 30

• 5th Annual Small Halls Festival across Clearview Township. Live music, local food, theatre, family activities at our community halls. Visit www. for info and tickets.

Saturday, September 29

Thursday, Sept. 20 to Saturday, Sept. 29

• St. John’s Annual Fowl Supper at St. John’s United Church, 192 Mill Street, Creemore, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Adults $17.50, children $5, under 5 free. Everyone welcome.

Friday, Sept. 21 to Sunday, Sept. 23

• Zion Presbyterian Church 142nd Anniversary Service at Sunnidale Corners at 11 a.m. Special guest speaker is Rev. Dr. John Vissers, the principal of Knox College, Toronto.

• Charming Fall Shop Hop. Creemore House of Stitches is a part of this shop hop, open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at 3 Caroline Street West, Creemore. See details on • GNE Fall Fair at GNE Fairgrounds, 220 Fairgrounds Road North. Visit for more info.

Sunday, Sept. 23 to Wednesday, Sept. 26

• Quarter Century Theatre presents “Black & White & Grey All Over” at QCT Studio Theatre, 19 4th Line, Collingwood, at 7 p.m. Warning: mature themes. $20 online at or $40 at the door.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

• Creemore Skating Club Registration Night at Creemore Arena from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Programs offered include: CanSkate learn to skate programs (3 years of age and older) and STARSkate (learn to figure skate programs). Programs start in October. For more information please contact Julie Bigham at or 705-466-2977.

Sunday, September 30

Saturday, October 6

• Toronto and North York Hunt’s 8th Horses Hounds Harvest Parade of at 11 a.m. Dozens of riders in full formal attire. Starts and finishes at Gordon Feed & Seed. En route photo stops. Route and schedule available at www.TNYH.Horse.

Friday, October 19

• Clearview Community Theatre presents: “The Pirates Of Penzance” at the GNE on Fairgrounds Road at 7:30 p.m. A show for all ages! Wheelchair accessible! Tickets and info available online at or visit A&D Birdseed, 1617 County Road 42, Stayner. $30 Premium seats, $22/adult $17/child for regular seats. Call Diane Crittenden at 705-241-5009 or for more info.

Sunday, October 21

• The Paper Bag Princess: A Musical at Avening Hall at 1 p.m. Tickets $15 at Cardboard Castles or at Performed by To Be Determined Theatre Co. Presented by Avening Hall, Cardboard Castles & Creemore Echo.

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Multi-media artist inspired by her Back Forty by Kara McIntosh Given that artist Deborah Farquharson is inspired by and makes most of her work in the Mulmur area, Curiosity House is the perfect venue for Farquharson’s first solo show, My Back Forty. Having spent much of her weekend and vacation life in Mulmur, first at her family’s farm and now the one she shares with her husband and two sons, Farquharson’s roots in this community are deep. “I feel whole when I’m here in Mulmur. We are raising our family in Toronto for work and financial reasons, but my heart is really here in these hills,” explains Farquharson. At the centre of Farquharson’s creative practice is her relationship with nature and landscape. Her home

studio overlooks the very fields and trails where she spends much of her time exploring and investigating. She works to capture what is extraordinary about her everyday world. Trained originally as a photographer, Farquharson continues to rely on photography as one of the ways to research her subject matter. She has also honed her creative observation and research skills over the years of hiking and discovering the property around her. She often visits the same clumps of grass or spots in a tree line, both of which have become prominent subject matters in her work. Intrigued by how places change throughout the day, during different seasons and weather patterns, as well as over time, Farquharson often focuses on a variety of details and information to capture

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the essence of a place. In her studio, she uses a range of techniques to produce her work that make the experience of art making very physical and tactile. Using a propane torch, she “paints with fire”, draws with charcoal, graphite, pens, markers, and paint among other mediums. She carves into her paintings to re-expose the raw wood of the birch panel and uses paint as a stain to allow the natural grain of the wood to show through and become part of a finished piece. “This body of work is a collection of subjects that are familiar to me,

they are things and places that I come back to over and over again,” said Farquharson. “I can really relate to the landscape, I feel a sense of belonging and an immense gratitude for the gift of inspiration that is offered by this place”. My Back Forty is on display at Curiosity House Books from Sept. 8 to Oct. 7, and coincides with the Creemore Festival of the Arts on Sept. 29-30. The artist will be present at an opening reception from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. To see more of Farquharson’s work, visit

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Community of contributions It has been almost 40 years since Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope and the story of the young man’s determination to find a cure for cancer is as moving as ever. They say that the low-budget, grassroots campaign not only brought people out to help Fox reach his goal of raising $1 million for cancer research, it also helped to change people’s attitude towards the disabled, “and he showed that while cancer had claimed his leg, his spirit was unbreakable”. Fox died on June 28, 1981 – one month before he turned 23. There was nation-wide mourning. Flags were flown at half-mast. But people didn’t forget him and his story didn’t end with his death. The first Terry Fox Run was held that September – more than 300,000 people walked or ran or cycled in his memory and raised $3.5 million. Now, millions of people in about 25 countries participate. We have embraced that culture of contributing. Rarely does a week go by that there isn’t an article in this newspaper about someone who is embarking on a fundraising journey or about something that is made possible by community support (including this newspaper). Each individual can’t support every cause but there is value in recognizing the efforts of individuals who work hard to make the community better – be it collecting books for the Big Book Bash this weekend to support community space, or putting in extra hours at the fire hall to organize a Pink Truck Tour for breast cancer, or working all year to pull off a fall fair at the GNE to promote agriculture (we could go on and on). All these events enhance the social lives of people in the community.

School fair Sept. 1950: This is Room 4, Creemore Public School marching to the park. From left: Sylvia Bishop, Annette Bates, Margaret Kinghan, Diane Conn, Ruth Emmett, Leonard Dent and Jock Carruthers. Photo submitted by Helen Blackburn. Please look through your old photo albums and send us pictures of people and places in and around Creemore. Readers really appreciate our They Way We Were feature but we are getting low on images. Drop in and we will be happy to scan them for you and give them right back or send them by e-mail to Thank you.

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Probably the most read part of the is to inform the public of a death. newspaper, after the front page is the The tone of the obituary has changed obituaries.   over the times. First obits were usually Obituaries have been around for short and to the point, unless you remember centuries. It was the Romans who first the obituary of Pope John Paul II which started the practice of announcing the was more than 13,000 words, heavy death of someone as a written word. Early reading to say the least. Cat newspapers were made from papyrus The Civil War had a huge impact on the FLACK (nothing you would want to hang in way obituaries were written.  With so many the outhouse, a little reedy around the edges) and men far away from home, it was important to make the typesetting was a time consuming art. Each word obituary full of important details, including as many being set with little tiles with letters on them.   members of the family tree (even the dog would be Personals are also a prominent feature in the paper. mentioned) so that the right family would get word of Can you imagine in Roman times the ad “Party at the death. This trait still continues today with parents, Julius’s bring your own knife”? siblings and as many relatives listed as possible; a The word obituary comes from the Latin meaning full biographical and genealogical listing. What has “going down” or “ setting”. It can also mean fall, ruin changed over the times is the religious aspect of it. or death, personally I prefer the first definition, sounds Many times the obituary would say things like “went more poetic, and less painful. The obituary has also to eternal rest with the Lord”, now that seems to be a been known as the “Bill of Mortality” or “Memorial thing of the past.  Recently a friend and I were having Advertisements”, but the result; what ever the title, a good laugh about a couple of obituaries that she had 2007 WINNER



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found. One started with the line “safely in the arms of Jesus... just kidding!” The obituary went on to list all the things that this lady loved to do and how she lived every minute of her life to the fullest. She even requested that she be propped up in the corner of the funeral home with a gin-and-tonic in her hand to make her look more “natural”. Another one started “in sickness and in health Eric was an endearing pain in the ass”. Sounds like he must have been a hoot! The point of the obituary is not only to inform the public and far off relatives of a passing but also to show the many sides of a person that might not have been obvious to all. Interestingly, during the Industrial Revolution obituaries had a tendency to focus on the person’s wealth, job status and how many years they worked.  I think that everyone should write their own obituary, maybe it would make people realize what they have or have not accomplished in their life, and the point of you will have the last word on a life well lived.

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Downtown business struggling, signage needed Letter

Downtown businesses are dependent on tourist traffic, which has severely diminished since Tim Hortons opened two years ago. As the upcoming municipal election in October approaches, can we not make this an election issue for all members of council, deputy mayor and mayor? In reference to the same topic at a monthly BIA meeting where Clearview Township Director of Community Services Mara Burton was a guest speaker, I questioned the signage issue. Her response was that the Clearview branded signs were not complete but they would be putting an information kiosk at the plaza to inform passing

Editor: We were promised proper signage for the village of Creemore before [the Esso station and Tim Hortons] broke ground at Cashtown Corners (at the zoning public meeting). It was to be a condition of the franchise to pay for the sign at the corner of County Road 9 and Airport Road. Three years has passed and there is nothing visible to give passing drivers at the Cashtown intersection any information that Creemore is only two kilometres west.

tourists. Needless to say, this hasn’t been done either. Mill Street business owners are struggling. Our costs are increasing (hydro, gas, taxes, minimum wage, etc.) and our bottom line for profitability is


being minimized. Proper signage seems to be a simple solution. “Build it and they will come.” Norma Panzine, Creemore. Owner of Affairs Bakery and Café.

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Tim Hortons is kicking off its Smile Cookie campaign, which begins Sept. 17, when all proceeds from the sale of $1 smiley face chocolate chip cookies will go to charity. In Clearview, sales at the Sunnidale Corners location will be split between Georgian Triangle Humane Society (GTHS) and The Door – Above, from left: GTHS executive director Sonya Reichel and The Door volunteers Brenda Young, Brian Torrie, and Ellen Craig pose with Tim Hortons owner Ann Murphy and director of operations Amy Bennett – sales at Cashtown Corners and Stayner will go to the Eat Well to Excel programs at elementary schools in Creemore, New Lowell and Stayner.






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More than over 3,500 athletes descended on Highlands Nordic last weekend for three different Spartan races. On Friday, over 1,200 people competed in the 6km Sprint.  On Saturday,  another 1,000-plus people completed the Beast, more than 20km of trail and obstacles. The day started off incredibly cold but the leaders didn’t let that stop them and ran the course in one hour and 59 minutes. On Sunday the last 1,000 participants ran the 13km Super race in chilly and overcast conditions. More than 90 people finished the grueling course, including Justin Palival and Melissa Houghton (pictured above jumping the fire pit at the finish line), who came from Ottawa to participate in the race. Elite male racer Jesse Bruce, of Toronto, won all three races. Also of note, local athlete Hannah Skelton placed first in her age group (1824).



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e-cycling collection

After School Art Program


Ages 5 - 10 October 1st - November 26, 2018

Tied bags must be curbside on Monday at 7 a.m. of your collection week.

Mondays 3:45pm - 5:30pm The Mill Street Art Studio

148 Mill St. Creemore - above Affairs Cafe

Registration Fee $230 + hst Siblings half price!

Collection does not necessarily occur on your garbage day. To determine your collection zone/week:


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Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 11 am - 6 pm Rain or Shine

Hike up those Lederhosen & Roll out the Barrel! German Food & Drink • Live Music • Games & Festive Fun Visit for details

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• The Creemore Echo • Friday, September 14, 2018

Report immunization records to health unit Did you know that you can easily update your child’s immunization records online? In Ontario, under the Immunization of School Pupils Act, up to date immunization records are required for all students and it is the responsibility of a parent to report immunizations to their health unit. Share your child’s immunization record with

the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit by going to If you think you have missed any of your child’s vaccinations or need more information, call Health Connection at 721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520 weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to find out what you need to do to catch up on missed vaccinations.

Visit us at the Creemore Farmers’ Market

Saturday, September 15

to learn about neuroendocrine cancer one of the fastest growing cancers world-wide.

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Pink Truck Tour stopping at GNE (Continued from page 1) Payment. He said there are currently 11 women working as firefighters, which is a record number for the department. He said everyone has mothers, grandmothers, daughters and wives so it seemed like a good idea to bring awareness to this worthy cause and other fire departments in other areas have had success with similar pink fire truck campaigns. Payment said the Nottawa group, in particular, is keen to volunteer for community initiatives so when it came to deciding which truck to wrap, it was picked for that reason and also because it is a versatile piece of equipment (it carries six firefighters and doubles as a tanker and pumper) that can be seen responding to calls throughout the township. Donations are welcome at

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Call for reservations (705) 445-1247 KIDD FAMILY AUCTIONS PRESENTS THE AUTUMN AUCTION!!

It’s a fine assortment of antiques, art, mid century teak, rugs, collectibles and treasures. Featuring the contents of a Collingwood antique store!! Antiques: eastlake style table; hall table; plant stand; egg basket; hand pump; snow shoes; china cabinet; qty small tables; mantle clocks; oil lamps; Collectibles: swarovski crystal figurines; cranberry glass; lg qty china, tea cups, cut glass, etc; Other: Royal Albert, tranquility & old country rose china sets; silver plate cutlery sets; harmonicas; hanging lamps; freezer; crates; Moorcroft; Doulton & Lladros figurines; Teak: dining table w/ 8 chairs; buffet/hutch; file cabinets; ent unit; coffee table; nesting tables; dresser; lamps;

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Features: cast seats; pine cupboard; cast stoves; wheels; wood pillars; butter box; church pew; forage; wood ladders; Massey Harris wood imp part; tons & tons more.

EVENING AUCTION, FRIDAY SEPT 28TH, 5PM START. PREVIEW THURS SEPT 27TH, 3-6PM. 938413 Airport Rd, Mulmur, just north of Cty Rd 21, east side. Don’t park on Airport, pull into the farm. NOTE: NO FARM EQUIPMENT. NO BUYERS PREMIUM !! Call, Text, or Email anytime!! 519-938-7499 519-938-1315

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• The Creemore Echo • Friday, September 14, 2018

Quilt, Rug and Craft Fair at the Simcoe County Museum

Simcoe County Museum’s annual Quilt, Rug and Craft Fair is running from Sept. 14-16. Curious about how lace was made? Ever wonder what a loom is, or how it works? Quilting, embroidery, rug hooking, spinning, hand weaving, and lacemaking are just some of the beautiful heritage-style crafts that you will see being created, displayed, and for sale during the event. Spark your own creativity by observing clever techniques, and speaking with skilled crafters. You can also purchase supplies, or one-of-a-kind products at the Fair. Whether you’re an amateur or an expert, chances are you won’t leave empty-handed. Learn, discover, and partake in all the best the local crafting world has to offer in Simcoe County. The Fair runs from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Event rates apply for the Quilt, Rug and Craft Fair: Museum Members and Preschoolers are Free; Adults $8; Youth and Seniors $6; and Children are $5. The Simcoe County Museum is located at 1151 Highway 26. For more information, visit the Museum’s website at or call 705-728-3721.




Peace Valley Ranch. 200+ acres of riding trails, an indoor arena, working cattle ranch environment, with horsemanship trainers on site. Horses are kept as a large group unless specified, you haven’t seen horses happier and calmer than at Peace Valley! Located just outside of Honeywood. 519-925-6628,, and/or check us out on Facebook@ RawhideAdventures.

Bob Severn Auction Register

Please join the friends and family on Sunday, September 16 for an Open House to celebrate Betty McLeod's 85th Birthday at Station on the Green from 2 to 4 p.m. Best wishes only.

Rabies Clinic Wednesday, September 26 2018

Ph: 519-925-2091

Sat. Sept. 29 3 p.m. Sale of 3 tractors, machinery & household for Estate of David (Harry) Corbett. #1560 Hwy. 50 Adjala Twp. just north of Hwy. 9.

After School Art Classes for Kids ages 5-10 from Oct. 1 to Nov. 26 Mondays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at The Mill Street Art Studio, 148 Mill Street, above Affairs Café. Registration fee is $230 plus hst. Siblings half price! Call 705-727-6161 or thebayschoolart@ www.thebayschoolofart. ca.

In loving memory of our dear Mother and Grandmother


Nov 14/26 – Sep 03/15

Bellbrae Animal Hospital

2 km south of Collingwood on 124 2-7pm

Creemore Veterinary Services 10 Francis St. E., Creemore 2-7pm

Abernant Veterinary Services 6725 Hwy 26, Stayner


$25 per pet including HST

sign ups

You always had a smile to share, Time to give and time to care. A loving nature, kind and true, Is the way we will remember you. Sadly missed by Doug, Bunny, Julia & Melanie Salomone


Creemore Kids Club every Friday night starting Sept. 14 at Nottawasaga & Creemore Public School at 7 p.m. for Grades 1-5. Free. Call 705-6060848 or for more info. (No club on Sept. 28, Oct. 5, Nov. 23 or Nov. 30). COLLINGWOOD CLIPPERS SWIM CLUB. Free 2 Weeks of Swimming. A year round competitive swim club for swimmers (6 to 18 years of age) training at Collingwood Centennial Aquatic Centre. Offers a variety of groups for swimmers of all abilities. Swimmers must be able to swim 25m (1 length) of the pool and be comfortable in deep water. (Limitations apply, please ask for details). Ongoing registration available, space permitting. Register online at or email Head Coach Shane Downey at

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Machine Shop Facility • Custom Steel Fabrication & repairs • Decorative Iron Railing, Fences & Gates 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.-Monday to Friday Book ahead for Saturday Service Don Brearey or Gloria Howie


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PLUMBING Servicing Creemore and surrounding area

(705) 466-5807 Licensed and insured

Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution John L. Ferris

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Submit your classified ad by 5 pm Tuesday: call 705-466-9906, fax 705-466-9908, email,$17 + hst for 25 words or less

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services Elliott Painting and Decorating, over 30 years experience with excellent references. Interior and exterior painting and wallpapering. Call for free estimate at 705-466-2356.

DRY HARDWOOD - MAPLE 2 Years SEASONED, 15” lengths. $360/bush cord. FREE delivery. Volume discounts and 12” length available. Complete Woodlot Management, 519-986-2474. Round bales of this year's hay crop for sale. Located just south of Creemore. Call Scott 226-505-1003. For sale in Creemore: 4 snow tires 225/50ZR17 98W extra load. $120. Snow-Teck Snowblower for sale. 24”. $150. Call Robert at 705-430-0036.

moving sale Saturday, Sept. 15 at 758005 2nd Line East Mulmur. A variety of items. Furniture, houseware, tools & golf clubs.

rentals Winter Season RentalS: Farmhouse and Cottage at top of Devil’s Glen (9127 17/18 Sideroad Clearview). Looking for a family for each one or for someone building a home that needs accommodation during the build. Call 705-444-3746 or email Large one bedroom apartment on main floor at 149 Mill Street, Creemore. Parking included. Available Nov. 1. Call 705-466-3635.

Maplecrest Tree Service. Removal, pruning, bucket truck services. Call Michel at 647-501-4954. Rod the Window Cleaner. You deserve a Clear View. Fall is around the corner! You know you want it! Residential, commercial, year-round. All windows welcome. Call 705-3510768. References on request. Sparkling Clean House Cleaning – I guarantee it! Parties, renovations, staging and moving as well as regular cleaning. Please call Sue at 519-9258859.

help wanted New Treasurer needed at St. John’s United. Want to help out and have a flair for numbers? Why not apply for the position? A detailed list of responsibilities is available at or by calling 705-466-2200. We are looking for a Property Manager with experience and skills to maintain two residences and a driving shed and surrounding lawns, including grass cutting, maintenance of Kabota tractor, mowers and utility vehicles, and attachments, snow removal on driveways in winter, and orgainization and supervision of third party contractors. Contact 416-303-4300.

Creemore Executive Ski Season Rental

4 plus bedrooms, 3 full baths, Master suite on main floor, main floor laundry, finished basement with games room and family room, 2 bay garage. • Available December 1, 2018 • Potential tenants and pets must be interviewed by myself and the owners. Please call for all of the details. Vicki Bell, Broker Royal Le Page Locations North, Brokerage Direct 705-446-4539

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***UPCOMING TRYOUTS*** 9 3 5 2 For Creemore Braves Mosquito or Peewee teams. One time 7 and tryouts 5 1 start at 3 fee of $10, registration 5:30 p.m. 6 p.m. Bring water bottle, glove & bat. - 9birth 4 MOSQUITO 1 7 years 2008, 2009: Sept 17 20 21; PEEWEE - birth years 7 2006, 2007: Sept 17 18 20 21.



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Ronald J. Morrison, Jr., 50, of Sinking Spring, PA. passed away unexpectedly Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 at home. Born in Harrisburg, PA he was a son of the late Ronald J. Morrison and Jeanne A. (Miller) Morrison. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed music and playing golf. He was thrilled to see his beloved Eagles win the Superbowl on his 50th birthday. He is survived by his twin sister, Tracy Ruble, Brother in Law, Jeff Ruble, Scituate, MA; and his brother, Warren J. Morrison, Creemore, Ontario. Loving Uncle of James Morrison and Carly Morrison, Toronto, Ontario and Charlie Ruble, Jack Ruble and Courtney Ruble of Scituate, MA. He was deeply loved and will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Ron attended Scituate High School and George Mason University where he was a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. Services are private. Lamm & Witman Funeral Home, 243 W. Penn Ave., Wernersville, is handling arrangements. Donations can be made in his name to the “East Nottawasaga Cemetery” C/O Warren Morrison, 1881 Concession 6, Creemore, ON L0M 1G0. Online condolences may be made at

death notice Lant, Ronald Alfred – passed away with his family at his side on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at Sunset Manor, Collingwood at the age of 86. Ron lived his life to the fullest until he was sidelined by dementia. A loving husband, father and grandfather, he dedicated more than 40 years of his spare time to coaching and organizing kids sports in the communities where he lived (Creemore, Sudbury and Toronto). He believed strongly in the importance of providing an opportunity for all children to just play. He had a love for Canada, camping from coast to coast with the whole family. He had an esoteric interest in a broad range of subjects, and was proud to be a lifelong learner. Ron is survived by his wife of 63 years, Shirley, his children Michael (Elizabeth), David (Victoria), Barbara (Dan) and Patricia (Serge), and his grandchildren (Mackenzie, Nick, Jeremy, Cleo, Colin, Emily and Evan), his brother Tony and many friends. The family will hold a private celebration of life. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ron’s memory to Clearview Soccer Club (cheques payable to Clearview Soccer Club, P.O. Box 2040, Creemore, Ontario, L0M 1G0), or a charity of your choice, would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Fawcett Funeral Home.

death notice Nordstrom, Brian - On Saturday, September 8, 2018, surrounded by family and friends, Brian Nordstrom passed away peacefully at the Perth hospital after a 2 year battle with cancer. Brian was born in Germany March 23, 1974, to Norman and Valerie Nordstrom while they were serving there, and spent his childhood in Base Borden, Petawawa and Manotick. His family enjoyed camping and road-trips across Canada. When he left home, Brian moved to the Kitchener-Waterloo area. After working in factories and other odd jobs, Brian enjoyed a career as a long-haul truck driver for many years, allowing him to visit places, family and friends all over North America.  After too many close calls with winter driving, Brian switched to landscape construction. Outside of work, Brian had a passion for games of all kinds (board games, role playing games, video games) which served him well as an escape throughout his illness. Brian also enjoyed the outdoors and found his true happy place in the backwoods of Algonquin Park in the years before he got sick.  Determined to spend his last months closer to the wilderness he loved, he moved his RV to Woodland Park near Arden, where he was warmly welcomed by Mary and Tim. Brian spent his final summer enjoying the lake and surrounding wilderness and inviting friends and family to join him. Brian was a true character with a great sense of humour (that not everyone got). He was a big fan of Howard Stern.  Family gatherings will be much quieter and far less interesting without him.  Beloved son of Norman and Valerie, “little” brother to Penny (Chris), awesome uncle to Aster; nephew to John (Darlene), Beth, George, Robert; cousin to Daniel, Matthew, David, Katie, Meghan, Rob, Ryan, Lynn, Lianne; close friend to Marc. Brian will be missed by his family and friends. A service of remembrance will be held at Fawcett Funeral Home – Creemore Chapel at 2 p.m. on Saturday September 15, 2018. In lieu of flowers donations to the Friends of Algonquin Park or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.  Friends may visit Brian’s online Book of Memories at www.

daylilies NOTTAWASAGA DAYLILIES END OF SEASON SALE Many varieties up to 50% off

Garden open Saturdays & Sundays, 10 am to 5 pm until Sept. 23 Directions: Take Airport Road south past Avening. Turn west on 3/4 Sideroad & follow signs.

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• The Creemore Echo • Friday, September 14, 2018

STUDIO OPEN HOUSE & Student Exhibition

The Bay School of Art, run by artist Sue A. Miller, has moved it's headquarters to Creemore!

Collingwooadl Agricultur ents Society Pres




SEPTEMBER 21, 22, 23


Please join us for our Open House - Saturday, Sept. 15, 1 - 4


148 Mill Street above Affairs Cafe

2220 Fairgrounds Rd N, Stayner, ON L0M 1S0

Centrally located between Collingwood, Stayner and Wasaga Beach in Clearview Township

For more details telephone 705-444-0308

WWW.GREATNORTHERNEX.COM 217 Gideon Street, Stayner, ON L0M 1S0

Telephone: 705 428-6230 | Fax: 705 428-0288 • Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Communications are available in alternative formats upon request.

Employment opportunity Communications / Marketing Coordinator Permanent Full-time (35 hours per week utilizing a flex-time schedule) Stayner, Ontario The Corporation of the Township of Clearview is currently seeking a full time permanent Communications / Marketing Coordinator to work out of our administration office, located in Stayner, Ontario. Key Accountabilities Reporting to the CAO, the Communications/Marketing Coordinator is responsible for creating, developing, coordinating and delivering all aspects of corporate communications as well as creating /producing graphic design solutions for the communications needs of all of Clearview Township’s service areas/departments. The preferred candidate will possess a working knowledge of all applicable Provincial legislation as well as standard practices and guidelines such as Freedom of Information and Privacy Legislation, Canadian Press Style guidelines and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Skills and Experience — Diploma or degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing or suitable alternative. — Minimum of three years’ experience in a progressive communications role with thorough knowledge in social media, marketing and communications strategies along with strong writing and editing skills. — Experience will include creating and managing digital, print and web-based promotional materials. — Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Graphic Design Software, web content management systems as

Public transit survey Clearview Township has launched a public survey to gain feedback from residents regarding public transit service within Creemore. Surveys will be accepted until Wednesday, September 19th, 2018. The survey can be access on the Township website, by visiting: In addition, paper copies of the survey are available at the Creemore Public Library Branch, the Creemore Arena and various downtown businesses. Completed paper surveys must be returned by Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 to either the Clearview Township Administration Centre in Stayner or the Creemore Public Library branch. The feedback gained from residents will be used to establish the overall direction and operation of the transit expansion including stop locations and route considerations. For more information, please contact: Tim Hendry, Marketing and Communications Coordinator 705-428-6230 ext. 240,

well as various social media channels. — Proficient skills in on-line tools such as Survey Monkey, MailChimp, Hootsuite and Site Improve as well as website software such as WordPress, Drupal and Adobe Muse — Outstanding communication, interpersonal, public relations and customer service skills. — Results oriented self-starter with excellent project and time management skills. — Flexibility to work occasional evenings to attend special events or meetings. Salary: Salary range offered for this position is $51,779 to $63,572 per annum with a competitive benefits package including pension plan. **This position requires a flexible schedule within the week to attend evening meetings of Council and signature township events Note: The preferred candidate must be willing to provide consent for the Township to conduct a criminal background and vulnerable sector check prior to finalizing an employment offer. Interested candidates are invited to forward their resume and covering letter quoting job # 2018-022 to Human Resources by September 21, 2018 to: We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. The Township of Clearview is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please visit:

Notice- Municipal Election Employment Opportunities CLEARVIEW, ON- Clearview Township is currently seeking interested persons to work in voter assistance centres with internet voting for the upcoming Municipal Election on October 22, 2018. Individuals interested in working as a Deputy Returning Officer or Election Official can obtain an application at the Administration Centre – 217 Gideon Street Stayner or by visiting the Township’s website at All completed applications must be returned by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018 to, mail or in person marked “Election Employment – Private and Confidential” to: Pamela Fettes, Clerk Township of Clearview, PO Box 200, 217 Gideon Street, Stayner, ON L0M 1S0. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. The Township of Clearview is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please visit:

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