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News – The Perth Lions Garlic Festival is ready to roll this weekend with a full slate of vendors this year, entertainment, and all the garlic you can imagine. It’s been a great year for garlic, said local grower Jeremy Dutton, whose acreage outside town has over 1,250 bulbs freshly harvested. “We had help from volunteers at The Table to do the harvesting,” he said. Dutton is also a member of the local food centre and is its head gardener at the community garden in Last Duel Park. “This is the first year we have grown garlic for The Table, as it was just planted last fall,” he said last week, after harvesting more than 1,000 bulbs. “Judy Dempsey (community chef) will be using the fresh garlic, and doing some cooking demonstrations,” he said. Dempsey said it’s the first year they’ve been involved with the garlic festival and thought it would be a positive way to advertise the activities at the food centre. “It’s a great opportunity and we’ll be on site cooking up some dishes,” she said. “Hopefully, we’ve got a prominent spot and we’ll be able to get the word out about what we do at the food centre.” According to Dutton, when shopping for garlic, know what you’re looking for. “Don’t be afraid to ask vendors when they’ve harvested their garlic,” he said. “Ideally, it needs to be cured for a month and a half before storing it, or it will go bad… like onions or potatoes. Garlic needs to be air dried in a well-ventilated spot and kept cool.” Locally, Dutton said the garlic is a good size this year, yielding about four or five cloves per bulb. He adds that storing garlic before it’s been cured can be done successfully. “It can be put in a blender once it’s cleaned and separated, and mashed up so it’s of horseradish consistency,” he said. “Then you can put it in containers and freeze it.” But if keeping it for any length of time in the “just picked” state, Dutton recommends that it’s stored in a paper bag, in a dark place, for up to six weeks. The Perth Garlic Festival is open at the Perth fair grounds on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Check out www.perthgarlicfestival.ca for more information and a list of Photos by LAURIE WEIR events.

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Smelling like a (stinking) rose Above, Jeremy Dutton, community gardener at The Table, shows the process of harvesting garlic as Perth prepares for the annual festival this weekend at the Perth fair grounds. Left, it’s been a great year for garlic: Dutton harvested more than 1,250 bulbs from his property. Below, Locally, Dutton said the garlic is a good size this year, yielding about four or five cloves per bulb. Murphys Point activities are plen plentiful. . — Page P13

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Lanark County slam poetry team gears up for national spoken word festival By ELAINE TAMBLYN-WATTS

Community – Lanark County’s burgeoning slam poetry scene, now in its sixth year, continues to thrive this summer as the Live Poets Society (LiPS) prepares to send its competing team to Montreal for the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word in November. After hosting a slam every month since November 2012, alternating between Perth and Carleton Place venues, LiPS ended the competitive season with its final slam on June 8 at the Carleton Place Town Hall. The competition may be over, but now the real work begins for the Lanark County live poets. This year’s team – as decided in June’s finals – consists of Tammy “Dimorphic� MacKenzie, Satinka “Poetiquette� Schilling, Andy Kerr-Wilson and Elaine Marilyse Tamblyn-Watts, with Beth “bWILDer� Schilling as team alternate. The poets are tasked with fundraising for their upcoming trip to Montreal and in preparation for the national stage, they will be appearing on quite a few local ones this summer. On Saturday, Aug. 10, the team is slated to perform two shows in Perth. The team and its supporters will be at Perth Farmers’ Market at the Crystal Palace between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. to perform free of charge. That same evening LiPS will be appearing at the Baker’s Bean at 1 Sherbrooke Street East from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. alongside local musician Matt Dickson for a double bill of poetry and music. Admission to the Baker’s Bean show is $10. Silent auction and draw prize items will be available at both venues as well. The Lanark County live poets have a considerable amount of spoken word ‘firsts’ to their name. While slam scenes generally come together in major urban centers, LiPS has broken the mold, becoming the very first team to represent a rural area at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word

(CFSW) in 2008. That same year the collective broke another record, sending the youngestever CFSW competitor and first-ever minor, Carleton Place native Emily Kwissa, to the national stage. Two years later, we had another record-breaker, in which the LiPS’ team featured the youngest and the oldest competitors, and in 2011 a mother and a daughter competing on the same team (a feat that the Shilling family will be reprising this year). This year the team breaks no new records – the youngest poets, Marilyse and Poetiquette, are both fresh high school grads, and while LiPS remain the only rural competitors, the festival itself is the biggest news for the spoken word community. Taking place in Montreal, this year’s Canadian Festival of Spoken Word will be the first ever to be fully bilingual. While those of us in the Ottawa Valley are accustomed to seeing labels, pamphlets and signs written in both French and English, the nuanced and complex nature of poetry presents a unique challenge for bilingualism. The specifics of translation are still taking shape, but each poet is required to submit the text for at least one piece in advance to a group of professional translators who have volunteered their expertise to help the poems reach as many ears as possible. After an exciting season of powerful spoken word, both from countless slam and open mic performers and featured poets from all across the country, including Magpie Ulysses, DMP, Rusty Priske and ArRay-of-Words, Lanark LiPS looks forward to a summer of local poetry before setting out to compete once more in the fall. For more information on the Lanark County Live Poets Society, supporting the team, upcoming events, or to enquire about booking poets for an event, email lanarklips@hotmail.com or look for LiPS on Facebook. A primer on slam poetry

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Poetry slams originated in Chicago in 1986, but have since gained enormous popularity, spawning scenes all over the world. The oeuvre is competitive performance art before both judges and an audience; more simply, slam is duelling with words. In some early Chicago slams, poets actually performed in makeshift boxing rings and wore boxing gloves while they spoke.

This, sadly, is no longer common practice, but modern slam offers plenty of excitement to make up for it. The rules are straightforward - poets perform two original pieces without props, musical accompaniment or costume, and are judged by five audience members. Pieces which are longer than three minutes incur time penalties of half a point per ten seconds over three min-

utes, with a ten second grace period. Slam poetry is generally known for its energetic performances, powerful emotional punches and instant, enthusiastic audience feedback. While definitely sophisticated and packed with deeper meanings, a slam is a far cry from a traditional, written poetry reading. Elaine Tamblyn-Watts is a member of the Lanark County Live Poets Society.

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Frankville farm getting set to host fundraisers for The Table, Mel’s Farm he’ll be better off.” Those artists and photographers interested in participating in ‘The Art of the Sunflower’ fundCommunity – Kricklewood Farm is preparing raiser should visit www.kricklewoodfarm.com for to give back to the local community through two information or email info@kricklewoodfarm.com. upcoming fundraisers. Open house The Frankville farm, which produces coldEach year, Kricklewood Farm invites the public pressed sunflower oil, will first host ‘The Art of the Sunflower,’ a creative initiative to benefit The to tour its grounds during a fundraising open house and this year, Horeczy said plans are in full swing Table, Perth’s Community Food Centre. Presently, the farm is putting a call out to local for the event. While the final date has yet to be set (visit www. photographers and artists who would like to visit the farm to paint or photograph the field of sun- kricklewoodfarm.com for updates), proceeds will go to Horeczy and Daily’s favourite animal rescue, flowers in full bloom in mid-August. Their efforts will then be featured in a group Mel’s Farm All Animal Rescue and Sanctuary. “We’re happy to try and give her (Melanie show at the Herb Garden in Almonte, which will Young, owner of Mel’s Farm) some support,” run from Sept. 15 to 30. Kricklewood Farm’s Dale Horeczy, who owns Horeczy said. “We’re animal lovers and we’ve always been it with partner Brad Daily, said the Herb Garden generously donated the use of their gallery build- supportive of people that do work to help animals ing as an exhibition space for the show, with Sept. that need it...it seemed like a logical group to support.” 15 acting as the official launch of the event. Traditionally an afternoon an event running On that day, wine and snacks will be served. “Right now, we’re putting the word out to art- from noon to 4 p.m., the open house will follow ists and photographers inviting them into the field the same format as in past years. Visitors can come to the farm for a tour and rewhen the flowers are at their peak,” he said, which he estimates will be in the middle of this month. freshments, and go away with a vibrant bouquet of sunflowers for a $10 donation. “They can capture the beauty of the flowers.” “People are invited to walk in the field and take The pieces exhibited will be sold with the propictures and we’re also thinking of having a pet ceeds going to The Table. “Each artist and photographer will donate a photo component. We’ll set up a spot in the field piece, whether it’s printed on canvas or framed, it with a hay bale and people can take a photo with will be ready for people to take home and hang,” their dog, cat, ferret or whatever and have the Horeczy said. “...We hope to raise a good amount pretty backdrop of the sunflowers,” Horeczy commented. “We’ll have hot dogs and ice cream and of money for The Table.” The final details are still being ironed out, but make it more festive.” Horeczy said Mother Nature has been working Horeczy indicated the art may be auctioned off to the highest bidder through a live or silent auction. in the farm’s favour as the sunflowers are preparHoreczy called organizers behind The Table a ing to blossom and the cooler weather this summer “great group” and it was important to him to sup- may extend their their bloom time. Kricklewood Farm is located at 421 Kitley Line port their efforts. “They used to be the Perth Food Bank and have 8 in Frankville. now moved towards a more educational movement For directions and more information on their to help people learn about food and not only cooking and buying it,” he explained. “It’s about teach- sunflower oil operation, including recipes and to ing a man how to fish rather than giving him fish so order online, visit the website listed above.

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Lanark County’s construction season well underway part of five-year plans. Council approves the projects year by year. “The public works department is always working to maintain and improve our roads network and enhance public safety,” said Warden Bill Dobson (Montague Reeve). “A strong network is essential to the economy and quality of life in Lanark County, and I applaud the department’s efforts to do this work in a cost-effective way that benefits our ratepayers.” All of the pavement preservation projects for 2013 are now complete and included County Road 29 from Pakenham to the City of Ottawa boundary, a section of County Road 20 (Waba Road) from Pakenham to the intersection with County Road 22 (Shaw Road), McNeely Avenue and Townline Road in Carleton Place, County Road 2 from Merrickville to the boundary with the City of Ottawa, and County Road 49 from Almonte to the City of Ottawa boundary. Road rehabilitation projects for 2013 include: County Road 19: Crain’s Construction Limited has completed rehabilitation work on 2.5 km of County Road 19 (Bennett Lake Road) at the intersection with County Road 36 at a cost of $347,000. Starting last year and over the next three years the county will be working east along this road toward Fallbrook. County Road 12: Crain’s Construction Limited has started work on County Road 12 (McDonalds Corners Road), picking up from the last phase of a multi-year project. The work extends from the Bathurst Line East to the Playfairville Bridge and a small piece coming into Lanark Village as far as the Mill Street Bridge. The $1 million project is expected to be finished at the beginning of August. County Road 16A: Cavanagh Construction will

begin work on an 800-metre stretch of County Road 16A in Almonte (Mississippi Mills) starting Aug. 6 from the intersection with County Road 29 to Country Street. The joint project with the town involved looking at options to accommodate cyclists. Three options were explored, including an offroad pathway, a “share the road” concept with a widened road platform and an option with dedicated cycling lanes on both sides of the road, which was ultimately chosen. These will be the first designated cycling lanes on a county road. The roadway is being widened within the existing road allowance, and the pre-existing gravel shoulders will be paved and marked as cycling lanes with symbols. The project cost is $850,000, with 10 per cent coming from Mississippi Mills to cover drainage work and sidewalks. During the day traffic will be reduced to a single lane, but contractors will make sure there is access to driveways. County Road 17: On Aug. 13, Karson Kartage & Konstruction will begin work on Martin Street North from Carrs Street to the former rail crossing just north of the new White Tail Ridge subdivision. The project, which is just under 2 km, has a cost of $432,000 and was delayed until the subdivision was well underway. Now that the rail line has been abandoned, a winding section of road that crossed the tracks will be straightened. Kilmarnock Bridge: Work on this bridge, jointly owned by Lanark County and the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, began in April and finished in mid-June. The bridge was built in the 1960s and the work represented its mid-life rehabilitation. It was closed for the duration of the project in order to reduce

costs, accelerate the work and improve safety for workers. It was completed by Canadyne Engineering at a cost of $225,000, which was shared between the two counties. Mississippi River Bridge: Detailed design work for the replacement of the bridge between Balderson and Lanark Village on County Road 511 is ongoing with consultants McCormick Rankin. A public meeting was held last year and the design process must include consultation with stakeholder agencies, which will take place over the next few months. A tender for the work will likely be issued this January with construction starting as soon as possible in the spring. At this point the focus is on a design that will allow the county to keep one lane open throughout the construction, thereby eliminating the need for detours. The project is expected to take four or five months and is estimated at $3 million. The county was fortunate to be successful in its application to the Provincial Municipal Infrastructure Investment Initiative fund and is receiving $2 million, which is enabling the project to proceed in 2014. Traffic signal replacement: The county is upgrading traffic signals on McNeely Avenue in Carleton Place. The signals were installed in 1995 and some parts of the controllers are now obsolete. The lights along McNeely will also be synchronized. The work is being completed by Parham Engineering in August and September. For all of the road construction projects, traffic may be reduced to one lane from time to time. “To ensure driver and worker safety, we remind motorists to please obey all signs and traffic control personnel,” Allan said. “We regret any inconvenience or disruption to traffic that may be caused.” Submitted by the County of Lanark.

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News – As part of its 2013 construction season, Lanark County is improving 50 kilometres of roads and has completed one bridge project. This year, $5.25 million is allocated to construction, including 41 km of pavement preservation, which accounts for 30 per cent of the budget, and 9 km of road rehabilitation bridgework, which makes up 50 per cent of the budget. “We are starting to see good success and results from the pavement preservation program we began several years ago,” said public works director Steve Allan. “The strategy focuses on renewing road surfaces that do not have structural problems. It is preventive maintenance that decreases the frequency of the need for complete rehabilitation, which is much more cost effective.” If the roadbed is good, then it is a suitable candidate for pavement preservation, which can include crack sealant to prevent moisture damage, micro surfacing or adding another layer of surface treatment. “There is a short window of time when a road is suitable for pavement preservation. After that, it can deteriorate rapidly,” he said. “Surface treatment is particularly good for roads that are susceptible to heaving. We go back every seven or eight years to do surface treatment that is not asphalt. It is more flexible, and although it can be may be noisier to drive on, it performs as well or better.” After a major rehabilitation, pavement preservation maintains the road. “It’s not unlike servicing your car or performing routine roof maintenance with shingles. It extends the life of the road and keeps it in good shape.” The public works department oversees construction, operation, repair and maintenance of 565 km of roads and 77 bridge and culvert structures. Every year the department assesses the entire road system and makes a priority list that forms

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Local author signs book deal with US publisher By ASHLEY KULP akulp@perfprint.ca

Arts – After self-publishing her first novel and securing an agent last year, local author Brenda Corey Dunne has now added another accomplishment to her burgeoning career: a new book deal with a US publisher. The Oxford Mills resident signed with US publisher Jolly Fish Press, based in Provo, Utah, in June. They have acquired the world distribution and publishing rights to her second book, an adult fiction novel entitled ‘Dependent.’ It will be launched in summer 2014. “It’s very exciting,� Dunne admitted. “They’re a small publisher gaining momentum and have released a bunch of books. There’s lots of buzz about them.� ‘Dependent,’ which Dunne refers to as “raw,� touches on the pressures of having a spouse in the military. It’s a big departure from her first one, ‘Treasure in the Flame,’ which was young adult historical fiction. “‘Treasure’ is more light and fluffy,� Dunne explained. “I call it cotton candy and ‘Dependent’ is my full-fledged bordeaux. It’s more literary and touches on more pertinent items in today’s society.� Dunne has firsthand knowledge of the challenges of having a spouse in service; her husband Tom is an air force pilot. However, she said it is a fictional tale. “It’s about what happens in the background with the spouse at home...and how the person follows along in posts from city to city, country to country,� she said. “It’s difficult to maintain careers and their sense of self. It’s loosely based on the experiences of people around me and myself, but it is a work of fiction.� “‘Dependent’ discusses a lot of problems of today’s military families such as deployment, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), authority figures who overstep proper boundaries and there’s been a lot of that in the news lately,� Dunne continued.

This book has been a long time coming for Dunne, who first began writing it back in 2006. The process was so intense, as she was dealing with some of her own personal issues at the time, she set it aside after finishing 40 pages. “I revisited it off and on for the next six or seven years and finally in November of this past year (2012), I sat down and said I needed to finish it,� she said. “It was something that’s important, so I put my head down and plowed through.� Dunne signed with her agent, Jennifer Mishler, of the New York’s Literary Counsel, in December and began shopping around for an interested publisher for ‘Dependent’ this past January. She noted it was a turnaround of within weeks before she found Jolly Fish Press, established in October 2011, which fit in with her needs. “Everybody dreams of a huge book deal with one of the big five or six publishers, but I’m really excited about this and they’re (Jolly Fish Press) really excited about it to. To feel their energy is really good,� Dunne remarked. Their penchant for creating eye-catching covers didn’t hurt in making her decision either. “... Their covers are absolutely fabulous and really, in today’s day and age, the cover is what sells the book, the story does too, but nobody picks it up if it doesn’t have a catchy cover,� she said. Book signings Dunne is currently working on three other projects, including a sequel to ‘Treasure in the Flame.’ “I have too many ideas and too little time,� she joked. She is also continuing to publicize ‘Treasure in the Flame,’ which has been well received throughout the area, Dunne said. Coming up this Saturday, Aug. 10, she will be at the Gloucester Chapters on Ogilvie Road from 1 to 4 p.m. The next day, Aug. 11, Dunne will be signing books at the Kemptville Kinsmen Farmers’ Market in Riverside Park from noon to 4 p.m. For more information on Dunne, visit her blog at www.brendacoreydunne.blogspot.ca.

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Oxford Mills author Brenda Corey Dunne, above, smiles after signing a book deal with US-based publisher, Jolly Fish Press, in June. The company will release her adult ďŹ ction novel, ‘Dependent,’ in summer 2014. This is Dunne’s second completed book. She selfpublished a young adult historical ďŹ ction novel, ‘Treasure in the Flame,’ last year.

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Elder abuse must be taken seriously, says advocate News – Power of Attorney abuse is becoming a “huge problem,” and those affected by it may not have the capacity to advocate for themselves. This is one of the many reasons someone might call the elder abuse Peer Support Line. The line, in place for elder abuse covers essentially from Prescott to Trenton, Belleville, Bancroft. And volunteers are being sought to aid with the line. The line has recently been expanded with the aid of the South East Community Care Access Centre and volunteers are needed to answer phones. The line itself is for seniors or those who suspect a senior is being abused. The calls are answered by a “peer who will listen in a non-judgemental way and provide information on possible sources to help, only if you wish assistance,” says a promotional brochure. Of course, if the situation is an emergency or could be dangerous, dial 9-1-1. The Elder Abuse Prevention Support Line can be reached toll free by calling 1-855-542-1336. Upon calling the number, the caller is asked to choose one of the local lines, one is offered in Brockville, Belleville and Kingston. “We need more volunteers for looking after the phone. We have only had the phone here for a couple of months,” explained Jen Knudson, elder abuse prevention Brockville team leader. “It is not a huge volunteer commitment.” She explained it isn’t counselling as such, the role of the volunteer is to listen - comparable to a triage at an emergency room. All phone calls to the line are anonymous. Names are not asked for, nor do those running the line provide last names. As mentioned, volunteers are being sought. Volunteers rotate the phone amongst themselves; no one carries the phone for more than a week at a time. Generally at the most, 20 calls will be received in a week. Training is provided to all volunteers. There are three levels of response - one being a phone response. To call the senior and let them know what agencies exist if they might want help. To provide them with help to solve their problem. There are instances where an advocacy team will attend the senior’s residence and of course if the situation is threatening or dangerous, the police are called. In a presentation earlier this year in Brockville, Dave Swerdfeger, elder abuse prevention advocate with the Council on Aging for Frontenac-Kingston spoke to a group of nurse case managers gathered at the Community Care Access Centre. “We want elder abuse to be (seen) the same as child abuse. This isn’t for discussion; if you see it report it,” he said at the time. “We haven’t done a good enough job of getting through to people in this area (about the line),” he said of awareness levels. The topics Swerdfeger brought to the table earlier this year for discussion included; why people don’t talk about elder abuse, what it is, forms of elder abuse, who is affected by it, why abuse happens, why the victims don’t tell, prevention and who can help. He noted often elder abuse isn’t talked about due to a lack of visibility of those in the senior age category to other age groups. Oftentimes not speaking about the issue is due to a shyness or fear of old age or dealing with someone who might have a disability. Sometimes it is just due to lack of awareness or knowledge or a feeling of helplessness. Elder abuse is defined by Swerdfeger as, “a single or repeated act or lack of appropriate action, occurring in any relationship where there is an expectation of trust that causes harm or distress to an older adult.” Forms of abuse can be physical abuse and neglect (either active or passive), psychological, fi-

nancial or sexual. Medication abuse happens when caregivers or another, “drugs them (senior) to the point they aren’t a problem anymore.” It sedates them, essentially. As Knudson emphasized, so too did Swerdfeger in his presentation. He stated 75 per cent of elder abuse is financial and 75 per cent of that abuse is through Powers of Attorney (POA). Other forms of financial abuse include theft, fraud, theft by POA, and criminal breach of trust. Some of the signs and symptoms of a senior who is being financially abused include visitors to the home only on days when cheques are to arrive in the mail, evidence of questionable use of power of attorney, inappropriate banking activity, uncharacteristic unpaid bills, and the senior may become uncomfortable talking about money. “Power of Attorney is often used by people who have no idea what a POA is and is used by people who think it is a pipeline to people’s money,” he charged. He recalled a case whereby a senior had just come home from a stay in the hospital. His house had been emptied of furniture and there was a for sale sign on the home. His son had claimed POA and had sold everything. He had gone into the hospital with a grim prognosis; doctors didn’t feel he would make it. His son had claimed POA under Quebec laws, which deem the oldest son to automatically be POA. However, in Ontario, the location where the senior resided, that law does not exist and in fact his son had not been listed as POA. His son has consequently been charged with theft over $5,000. Another case he remembers well, was when a call came into the support line one evening from a woman in a panic. She had gone away to visit family for a month and upon her return her key did not work in her own door. She had owned a triplex, and caused enough of a stir trying to get her key in the door that a man answered. When she asked why he was in her home, the man didn’t know what she was talking about and said he was the rightful owner. Thinking she would sleep on it and resolve the matter in the morning, she attended an ATM. She knew there was over $100,000 in the bank account, so she would use a little to get a hotel room for the night. There was no money left. As it turned out, the day she had left, her son went to the doctor to get a note declaring her incompetent. Without seeing her, the doctor wrote him the note. Her son then went ahead and got a POA and proceeded to take her home and money. At this point, the doctor’s insurance company is paying for her house. Those in need of more information, or who may suspect abuse, or are a senior being abused may call the Elder Abuse Prevention Hot Line at 1-855542-1336, the Province of Ontario’s Senior Safety Line at 1-866-299-1011, or the Public Guardian and Trustee (for POA issues) 1-800-891-0506. For information about the South East Ontario Regional Elder Abuse Prevention Planning Network please visit www.sagelink.ca/reapseontario. The peer support line has support from the Council on Aging Frontenac-Kingston, the South East CCAC and the Ontario South East Local Health Integration Network. A seminar is being planned for October in Kingston. The subject will be POA abuse. Details are still being worked out, however it is hoped one portion of the day will be for professionals, the second half for the public. There will be fees associated with attending.

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Federal government highlights elder abuse awareness project News – Older people with disabilities and people who are deaf will benefit from increased access to supports and services aimed at preventing elder abuse through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). “Our government continues to combat the very serious issue of elder abuse in all its forms,” underlined the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State for Seniors, to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) back in June. “By supporting elder abuse prevention activities, our government is helping protect the well-being and security of Canadian seniors.” Wong added that the Government of Canada recognizes the great work done by groups across Canada to raise awareness of elder abuse and help

seniors protect themselves from its many forms, including financial abuse. As part of these efforts, the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) has received $600,000 in funding for its NHSP project. This will help the CACL develop community responses across Canada related to the abuse of older people with disabilities and people who are deaf. The project engages communities to develop tools, resources and best practices on awareness and prevention of elder abuse. As well, older individuals with disabilities and their families will develop individual safety plans to support them in their communities. “Through this funding, the Disabled Women’s Network Canada and the Canadian Association

for Community Living, and many other provincial, territorial and local partners, are working together to improve communities across the country,” said Bonnie Brayton, national executive director, Disabled Women ‘s Network. “The NHSP is an exceptional example of how a focused funding strategy can result in change in attitude, approach and a real change in communities,” added Laurie Larson, president, Canadian Association for Community Living. “Local citizens are being given the opportunity to learn about and prevent the abuse of older people with disabili-

ties and people who are deaf.” This project is one of 33 pan-Canadian initiatives collectively receiving over $14 million in NHSP funding. Through Economic Action Plan 2013, the government proposes to better safeguard the well-being of seniors. The government also continues to ensure that Canadians are informed about the signs and symptoms of elder abuse. Visit seniors.gc.ca for information on the signs and symptoms of elder abuse, as well as resources for preventative action.

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Junkyard Symphony brought their unique message of environmental awareness through music to the crowd gathered at Carleton Place’s Market Square July 25 for the latest installment in the Music at the Market series. It is a joint effort between the Town of Carleton Place and Carleton Place Business Improvement Association. Above, group leader Junkyard Jonny (Johnny Olsen), left, and Marvelous Mark (Mark Wilson), make some music using ordinary household items.

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Above, Junkyard Symphony ringleader Junkyard Jonny (Jonny Wilson) revs up the crowd gathered at Market Square for the latest edition of the Music at the Market family concert series in Carleton Place. Next up is Splash’n Boots Tuesday, Aug. 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Right, With a little help from some young friends in the audience, Junkyard Jonny (Jonny Olsen), middle, the leader of musical entertainment group, Junkyard Symphony, performs a trick. The entertainers made a stop at Carleton Place’s Market Square for the Music at the Market family concert series.

It’s just around the corner – the big day when your child or grandchild heads off to college or university for year one of their next great educational adventure. You’ve prudently planned for this day by regularly contributing to investments held within a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) – and now it’s time to get the most out of it with the right withdrawal strategies that will minimize your student’s taxes and get the full benefit of the Educational Assistance Payments (EAPs) for qualifying educational programs. EAPs consist of the Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG), the Canada Learning Bond (CLB) and the income or growth earned from the money you’ve invested in the RESP.1 Withdraw EAPs before withdrawing contributions. As the subscriber of your student’s plan, you can elect to withdraw the income, grant, and bonds as EAPs, which will be taxable in the hands of your student whose low income, and personal credits and deductions (including the tuition credit, education credit, moving expenses deduction, and so on) should offset some or all of the income inclusion of the EAP. Withdraw contributions after your student starts school. Early withdrawal will

trigger a CESG repayment. Spread out the EAPs over the length of your student’s educational program. Taking a lump sum in the first year may burden your student with a high taxable income. Spreading out the EAPs over a number of years takes advantage of your student’s (usually) lower marginal tax rates. Avoid potential CESG clawbacks by withdrawing EAPs when you can. If there is any CESG or CLB remaining in your investments held within a RESP after your student completes (or leaves) their postsecondary program, you may be required to refund this “excess” CESG grant money. Get proof of enrolment right away so you’ll have money when you need it. Before releasing an EAP, your RESP carrier will require proof of enrollment. Use leftovers wisely. Any contributions remaining in the plan after your student finishes college or university are yours to use as you wish – transfer them to another child’s plan or withdraw them for personal use. When you started that RESP many years ago, you

probably wondered if it was a good investment strategy. Now you know that it was – especially today, with a postsecondary education so costly and so necessary. Talk to your professional advisor about other good strategies for achieving a debt-free education for your children or grandchildren and financial stability for your family. 1 The Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG) and the Canada Learning Bond (CLB) are provided by the Government of Canada. CLB eligibility depends on family income levels. Some provinces make education savings grants available to their residents. This column, written and published by Investors Group Financial Services Inc. (in Québec – a Financial Services Firm), and Investors Group Securities Inc. (in Québec, a firm in Financial Planning) presents general information only and is not a solicitation to buy or sell any investments. Contact your own advisor for specific advice about your circumstances. For more information on this topic please contact your Investors Group Consultant.

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Community – Junkyard Symphony ringleader Junkyard Jonny (Jonny Wilson) revs up the crowd gathered at Market Square July 25 for the latest edition of the Music at the Market family concert series in Carleton Place. Next up is Splash’n Boots Tuesday, Aug. 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Photo by ASHLEY KULP

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Local unit of Canadian Cancer Society encourages good sun sense DEAR EDITOR: Editor’s note: The following is a response to a column which appeared in the July 11 issue of the EMC (‘Top sun safety myths debunked, Vitamin D is necessary for healthy living’). While outdoor activities are part of a healthy lifestyle, and natural sunlight is important to good health, there is a danger you can’t see – ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Too much exposure to UV rays increases the risk of skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer but you can take steps to protect yourself, especially between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. when the sun’s rays are at their strongest or any time of day when the UV Index is 3 or higher. To reduce your risk of getting skin cancer, follow these tips: • Use a sunscreen with SPF of 15 or higher. If you work outdoors or are planning to be outside most of the day, use an SPF 30. Apply the sunscreen 20 minutes prior to heading outdoors. • Cover up. Protect yourself with clothing that is loose fitting, tightly woven, and lightweight. When in the sun, wear a hat with a wide brim to

protect your head, face, ears, and neck. • Protect your vision. Sunglasses can help prevent damage to your eyes by protecting them from harmful UV rays. • Vitamin D. Produced in the skin when it is exposed to sunlight, vitamin D is needed for good bone and muscle health. A few minutes a day of unprotected sun exposure is usually all that is needed for some people to get enough vitamin D. You don’t need a tan to get benefits from the sun. You can get vitamin D through diet or by taking a supplement. • No safe way to get a tan. The sun and indoor tanning equipment such as tanning beds and sun lamps emit UV rays that can damage skin and increase the risk of skin cancer. The Canadian Cancer Society recommends you check your skin regularly and report any changes to your doctor. Learn more at cancer.ca. Leanne Waddell Manager, Lanark, Leeds & Grenville Community Office Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division

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Be vigilant against virus Editorial – Though cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) have been few and far between over the past couple of years, a positive sample found in Perth July 29 means the virus is back in the tri-county area. The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit confirmed the presence of the virus in one of its traps in Perth, a first since 2003. However, it’s a good sign that no cases of WNV have been reported throughout the region, or the province, this summer. This announcement underlines the importance of protecting yourself and your family from contracting WNV, which can be fatal to those with weakened immune systems, but traditionally presents as a flu-like illness. Symptoms can include fever, headache, body aches, mild rash and swollen lymph glands. While municipalities are charged with ensuring their roads and ditches have proper drainage, there are several things homeowners can do to discourage mosquitoes from breeding. Those responsible for carrying WNV are container mosquitoes and like to live in warm, sheltered standing water. Removing those areas from your property is important as mosquitoes aren’t known to travel large distances, according to the health unit. Wearing light-coloured, loose clothing and applying a mosquito repellent containing 20 to 30 per cent DEET (six to 10 per cent for children) can also be effective. Be sure to replace torn window or door screens to keep the pests outdoors and if they do get inside, look for them on walls, near sinks, closets and in basements. Commonly used techniques to repel mosquitoes are bug zappers or citronella candles, but the health unit notes they have not proven to be deterrents to the pesky bugs. For more tips on how to protect yourself from WNV, visit www.healthunit.org.

Mother’s war on houseflies was on for another year Lifestyle – This time of year, Mother engaged in a never-ending battle with the housefly. She thought every fly on earth was put there to carry germs and contaminate whatever surface it happened to land on. Many of our neighbours hung strips of sticky stuff from their ceilings, but Mother would have no part of them. No siree! Most of these strips were hung over the kitchen tables, since that seemed to be where the flies accumulated, and if one fly ever had the misfortune of falling off and landing on the oil cloth, or heaven forbid, a piece of food, the entire table would have to be cleared, scoured, and whatever food it neared, scraped into Sport’s dog dish at the back door! And so, the strips were never used in our kitchen! Every summer Father hauled the screen door from the drive shed where it had been stored over winter, and he hung it with a tight spring attached. In fact, the spring, on Mother’s insistence, was so taut that if you weren’t quick enough getting into the house, you could lose a leg, or be maimed for life! That was just another way of making sure a stray fly didn’t get in with us.

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backsides and the manure. He would know what, if flies were allowed inside, were brought into the house...right into the kitchen, where the very food we were putting in our mouths was there for the taking! At least once a week Mother had what we called her murderous attack on the common housefly. It didn’t matter how careful we were, how quickly we slammed the screen door, how diligent we were with the swatters, the flies always managed to come into the house. And when Mother couldn’t stand it any longer, she would announce at the breakfast table that this was the day! She would cast her eyes around the kitchen, and we wouldn’t even have to ask her just what day that would be. We knew News Editors: Laurie Weir, Joe Morin, Ashley Kulp REPORTERS: Howaida Sorour, Tara Gesner, Desmond Devoy, Kelly Kent, Jennifer Westendorp DISTRIBUTION: Lori Sommerdyk, 613-284-0124 ,ext. 27 CLASSIFIEDS/REGIONAL ROUNDUP: Fax: 613-283-5909 Judy Michaelis Email: jmichaelis@perfprint.ca Lee Ann Gilligan Email: lgilligan@perfprint.ca Jennifer Coughlin Email: jcoughlin@perfprint.ca

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without a doubt, it was the day Mother would be attacking the flies that managed, in spite of our best efforts to keep them out, got into the house. That meant no one, not even if the house was on fire, was allowed inside until Mother was finished with what my sister Audrey called “her murderous attack.” There was a big tin can of fly tox in the summer kitchen, and on the shelf was a contraption that had a container at one end, and a handle and cylinder at the other. Mother filled the can to capacity, put a white towel around her head, went into the kitchen slamming the doors behind her, and the attack began. I would often look in the kitchen window from my post outside, and there would be Mother furiously pumping the handle into the cylinder and pouring out what would be a burst of fog-like spray that hung in the air like gossamer curtains. I have no idea how Mother didn’t choke to death! As soon as she thought she had sprayed enough fly tox into the cavity of the kitchen, she would come out onto the back stoop, gasping for breath, the perspiration pouring down her face like ADVERTISING SALES: ADVERTISING SALES CO-ORDINATOR Andrea Harding SALES: Cheryl Johnston, Sharon Sinfield, Kathy Perreault, Liz Gray, Kevin Hoover, Jamie Rae-Gomes Email: emcsales@perfprint.ca Fax: 613-283-9988 THE DEADLINE FOR DISPLAY ADVERTISING IS MONDAY 4:30 PM

falling rain, and a look of complete satisfaction on her beet-red face. Then she would collapse into the twig chair, still with the spray can in her hand, and fan her face with the tail of her apron. We had to wait for ages before anyone was allowed back in the kitchen, and when we were, the grand clean-up began. The newspapers would be taken off the cooled Findlay Oval, rolled up and crammed into its fire box, Audrey would get the broom, and I stood at the ready with the dust pan, and the sweep-up began. The flies didn’t have a chance. Audrey would sweep up the dead bodies; I would take the dustpan to the stove, amazed at how many had fallen under Mother’s attack. Mother would light a match to the papers in the stove after piling on a couple sticks from the wood box, and soon the Findlay Oval would be raging. The smell of the fly tox hung in the air for hours, but that didn’t seem to bother Mother in the least. The deed was done for a short spell. But alas, the never-ending battle against the housefly continued until the frost hit the farm at the end of the summer. • Advertising rates and terms and conditions are according to the rate card in effect at time advertising published. • The advertiser agrees that the publisher shall not be liable for damages arising out of errors in advertisements beyond the amount charged for the space actually occupied by that portion of the advertisement in which the error occurred, whether such error is due to negligence of its servants or otherwise... and there shall be no liability for non-insertion of any advertisement beyond the amount charged for such advertisement. • The advertiser agrees that the copyright of all advertisements prepared by the Publisher be vested in the Publisher and that those advertisements cannot be reproduced without the permission of the Publisher. • The Publisher reserves the right to edit, revise or reject any advertisement.

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LET TERS TO THE EDITOR Reid just doesn’t get food safety tion staff at CFIA, which will reduce, not strengthen our food safety system. They also failed to implement the final recommendation of the Weatherill Report, which called for an independent, comprehensive resource audit to ensure that the CFIA had the resources, human and otherwise to carry out its mandate. Even the former president of the CFIA, Carole Swan, said that what they did do was not the audit the Weatherill report called for. That could have prevented many of the problems. This slapdash approach allowed problems at XL Foods to go unchecked for years, allowing the E. coli contamination that caused 18 Canadians to get sick, cost $16 to 27 million to the beef industry and undermined consumer confidence in our food safety system. Will Mr. Reid and the Conservatives actually implement the recommended changes to food inspection to prevent a third major food crisis on their watch? Don’t hold your breath – when I asked in Question Period, they refused to commit to an implementation date. Frank Valeriote, MP Liberal Party of Canada Agriculture Critic

Practice good sun sense DEAR EDITOR: Editor’s note: The following is a response to a column which appeared in the July 11 issue of the EMC (‘Top sun safety myths debunked, Vitamin D is necessary for healthy living’). While outdoor activities are part of a healthy lifestyle, and natural sunlight is important to good health, there is a danger you can’t see – ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Too much exposure to UV rays increases the risk of skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer but you can take steps to protect yourself, especially between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. when the sun’s rays are at their strongest or any time of day when the UV Index is 3 or higher. To reduce your risk of getting skin cancer, follow these tips: • Use a sunscreen with SPF of 15 or higher. If you work outdoors or are planning to be outside most of the day, use an SPF 30. Apply the sunscreen 20 minutes prior to heading outdoors. • Cover up. Protect yourself with clothing that is loose fitting, tightly woven, and lightweight. When in the sun, wear a hat with

a wide brim to protect your head, face, ears, and neck. • Protect your vision. Sunglasses can help prevent damage to your eyes by protecting them from harmful UV rays. • Vitamin D. Produced in the skin when it is exposed to sunlight, vitamin D is needed for good bone and muscle health. A few minutes a day of unprotected sun exposure is usually all that is needed for some people to get enough vitamin D. You don’t need a tan to get benefits from the sun. You can get vitamin D through diet or by taking a supplement. • No safe way to get a tan. The sun and indoor tanning equipment such as tanning beds and sun lamps emit UV rays that can damage skin and increase the risk of skin cancer. The Canadian Cancer Society recommends you check your skin regularly and report any changes to your doctor. Learn more at cancer. ca Leanne Waddell Manager, Lanark, Leeds & Grenville Community Office Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division

Fun ways to teach kids about money DEAR EDITOR: A growing number of Canadians are opting for “staycations” this summer. This is not surprising – vacationing at home can be a good way to save money, and to enjoy activities close to home. It’s also a great opportunity to teach your kids about money. Check local listings for familyfriendly events or activities, and ask your kids to help plan a day trip of their choosing–within a budget. They will learn to plan ahead and anticipate costs, and to make decisions like whether to bring or buy a lunch. For young kids, going for ice cream is a great time to show them that when you spend money on one item, that means you have less available for something else. Teenagers might enjoy The City (http:// www.themoneybelt.gc.ca/theCity-laZone/eng/ login-eng.aspx), a free online tool where they can learn about financial issues like needs versus wants, budgeting and goal-setting through

different characters in an interactive, virtual world. Parents can take advantage of everyday activities to teach a financial lesson. Go through coupons together, and ask your child to clip those for items on your shopping list. At the store, show them the costs of different items, like their favourite cereal. Involve your child in decision making when you’re deciding between similar products. Promoting financial education is a key part of what we do at the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC). Parents can check out “Teaching Children About Money (http://www. fcac-acfc.gc.ca/eng/consumers/lifeEvents/ teachChild/index-eng.asp) and our other free resources on teaching financial literacy to children at www.itpaystoknow.gc.ca. Lucie Tedesco, acting commissioner Financial Consumer Agency of Canada THE EMC - 9 - Thursday, August 8, 2013

News – Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Lanark County celebrated last week with two generous donations. Above: The Beckwith Street Shoppers Drug Mart in Smiths Falls raised $350 for mentoring programs. Left: BBBS representatives accept a $900 donation from Dan Andress (right). Submitted photos

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DEAR EDITOR: Canadians count on the government to make sure the food we eat is safe, yet when it comes to the inspection system, Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington MP Scott Reid and the Conservative government refuse to own up to their own mistakes. An independent review of last year’s XL Foods E. coli outbreak, which led to the largest beef recall in Canadian history, found that the outbreak was entirely preventable. It found that there was not “a strong food safety culture” in the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) at all levels. Staff were inadequately trained and inspection practices weren’t good enough. Our government failed. Many of these problems would have been fixed if the Conservatives had followed through on their commitment to implement the recommendations of the Weatherill Report on the listeriosis contamination at Maple Leaf Foods in 2008, a serious shortcoming they refuse to admit. The Conservatives claim they have been “bolstering” our food inspection system and that they have “added 20 per cent to the personnel.” In fact, documents reveal they plan to cut hundreds of food safety and inspec-


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Speaker shows her mussells at recent MVFN natural history By J.F. BENDELL

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Malacologist Jacqueline Madill of the Canadian Museum of Nature, guest speaker for a fascinating Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) talk on freshwater mussels in Almonte recently (above), is pregest and clean three litres of water per of native bivalves. hour, removing toxic chemicals, excess Another issue raised by Madill’s was sented with a copy of Dr. Paul Keddy’s book on the ecology of Lanark nutrients, harmful bacteria and viruses, the intriguing connection between the County (above left) by then MVFN vice-president, Stephen Collie.

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decline of particular mussell species and the decline of biodiversity in local fish. The explanation is as follows. Mussells and clams live partially buried in sediment with little traveling about, which potentially restricts their distribution. The problem is solved by some mussel species which produce specialized larvae, called glochidia (from the Greek: pointed or hooked), that are shed in clouds, manage to attach to the gills of a particular species of host fish, and so are transported. They then drop off in new habitat suitable to both fish and mussell. For example, the female PocketBook Mussell extends its mantle, the tip of which is shaped, marked and moves like a small fish. This attracts a desired larger fish for a lift. When the fish ‘takes the bait’ the mussell ejects a puff of glochidia that attach to the gills, thus obtaining a convenient taxi for its young! Other species mimic a worm to attract a ‘ride’. Check out YouTube. com for videos of some of these creative mussel displays, says Madill. What can we do to improve the health of our waters and native freshwater Molluscs? How can we make a mussel as “happy as clam?” If you would like further information, please contact our speaker, she welcomes inquiries and can be contacted at the Canadian Nature Museum Research Building in Gatineau or via email at jmadill@mus-nature.ca. An excellent reference guide to local mussels is by J. Metcalfe-Smith, A. MacKenzie, I. Carmichael and D. McGoldrick, Photo Field Guide to the Freshwater Mussels of Ontario, 2005, published by the St. Thomas Field Naturalist Club. Other useful references for general information on the zoology and ecology of mussels and clams include online information on mussels of eastern Ontario at pinicola.ca and books by Clarke, A. H. 1981, The Fresh Water Molluscs of Canada. National Museum of Natural Sciences, National Museum of Canada, and T.I. Storer and R. L. Usinger, 1957, General Zoology, McGraw-Hill, Toronto. J.H. Bendell is a member of the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists and a retired biology professor.

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and importantly light blocking matter. They also provide benefit by mixing sediments as they slowly move. They provide food for fish, muskrats, shorebirds and others. Also since some mussells are quite long lived, many living decades, they carry within their tissues a useful record of biological and chemical changes in the environment. As they age annual rings form in the shell as in a tree. According to Madill, some Eastern Pondshells can live 200 years! But why are mussells so endangered? At one time, commercial harvest and disruption from log drives reduced their numbers, but these are not ongoing. Sadly, and to our peril, the current plight of bivalves reflects the damage we have done and are doing to water and its inhabitants. Mussells need clean, clear running water relatively high in oxygen and water bodies connected to maintain stable levels and flow, provide nutrients, and permit dispersal of the young. In turn, the density and persistence of these creatures are good indicators of healthy waters. Main disrupters are dams and locks that restrict flow and cause extreme fluctuation in temperature and levels of water. According to Madill, it can take 50 to 100 years for an area of mussells to be reestablished once it has been disrupted. Mussells are also particularly sensitive to pollutants of many kinds which include fertilizers from lawns and cropland. Many large water bodies and waterways have been made uninhabitable by channeling, loss of near shore habitat, and choking with litter and debris. Another significant threat has been the invasive Zebra Mussel, perhaps the most damaging to our native bivalves, as well as to human infrastructure such as intake pipes. It appeared in the Great Lakes in 1988 on ships from Middle Europe. Of incredible reproductive capacity, one female can produce 30,000 to 1,000,000 larvae annually. Madill noted that mussells of the Rideau River have suffered a ‘double whammy’ from zebra mussells and the rapid and alternating water levels due to the canal locks. In 10 years, zebra mussells have spread throughout the Great Lakes smothering large beds

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Lifestyle – At a recent natural history lecture in Almonte, the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) welcomed ‘malacologist’ Jacqueline Madill, Senior Research Assistant, Zoology, Research and Collections, Canadian Museum of Nature as guest speaker for the MVFN 2012-13 ‘Nature Beneath our Feet’ lectures. Madill’s subject was the important but little-understood or appreciated, ‘Native Fresh-water Mussells of the Ottawa Valley’ and she brought many several favourite specimens to the talk. About one-third of the world’s mussell species live in North America, with 55 species in Canada, of which 41 are found in Ontario. Madill reminded us first thing that we should not pick up mussells from the river bottom; each species inhabits only a specific water zone and they have limited locomotion. Not only that but freshwater mussells are considered one of the most endangered group of species in North America, with 67 per cent at risk! Mussells and clams belong to the family Mollusca (derived from Latin: soft), a very large group of soft-bodied animals that also includes the chitons, tooth shells, snails and slugs, oysters, and the nautili, squids and octopus. Look them up and be amazed! In abundance and diversity, they are second only to the arthropods (which includes insects), and were among the first creatures on earth. Mussells and clams range in size from barely visible to approximately 20-centimetres in length. Both are bivalves living in a box of two shells. Think of the blue mussells or clam chowder you last ate at the fish restaurant, said Madill. Two limey (mainly calcium carbonate) shells enclose their ‘bivalve’ body in a box that may be opened or closed for passage of water, and protection. This structure reflects the life of a sedentary animal (or couch potato), no head or limbs but a muscular foot that provides anchorage and infrequent locomotion. About the body is a mantle that produces the shell and aids in growth and reproduction. Within the body there are various organs that work as in our own. Most important are the gut and gills that act in feeding, as part of a giant filter. Madill and others assess mussel biodiversity and numbers in local lakes and rivers as part of their work. Hinge structure and other features are used for identification and often identification can be made just by the feel of the shell underwater. Mussell species may vary in numbers from zero to a few, to such density one cannot walk without treading on a shell. Here they earn the names ‘Heelsplitter’ and ‘Ouch’! Other more ‘happy as a clam’ individuals are rainbow, warty back and maple leaf. Eastern Elliptis is a very common species locally, and others such as a Cylindrical Papershell found in Quebec, had not been seen since the 1830s. Why mess with mussells? Well, we must agree that water is fundamental to life. Here in the Ottawa Valley, we are well supplied with five major rivers and many smaller streams, and so should have abundant clean water and excellent aquatic life. But if we are to sustain and improve our standard of living we must care for our waters. And the study and care for mussels and clams are part of that concern because these littleknown animals give many ecological benefits. Perhaps the most significant is their filtering; an individual may in-


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Support some paws at Laugh for LAWS Aug. 9, 16 and 17 By KELLY KENT kkent@perfprint.ca

Community – Anyone who owns a dog or cat knows that those furry friends can be an endless source of entertainment and happiness, so it is fitting that an upcoming fundraiser hopes to raise money for animals through laughter. On Friday, Aug. 9 at Love That Barr in Pakenham, a series of stand-up comedy shows in support of the Lanark Animal Welfare Society (LAWS) will begin. The shows, called Laugh for LAWS, will take place at different locations throughout Lanark County. “I’ve always been a lover of animals,” said Ken Strangway, founder of Lanark Laughs, the organization behind the events. “I heard that they don’t get a lot of

support so I thought I would so something to change that.” Lanark Laughs is a comedy business started by Strangway, who is a sheet metal worker by day, two years ago. They did their first Laugh for LAWS show last winter in Perth and raised over $800 for the shelter. “It was a huge success,” said Strangway. “It was a great night with a lot of laughs.” This time there will be a string of three shows: one in Pakenham, one in Perth and one in Almonte, respectively. The fun begins each night at 8 p.m. and costs $15. There will also be a 50/50 raffle draw, also to benefit LAWS, at each show. Tickets will be sold on site. Strangway says that all of the profits from the shows will be donated to LAWS, which works out to be about one third of the show’s total earnings after

the comedians have been paid and expenses have been accounted for. Each show will run for about two hours and will feature around six comedians, who are mostly from Ottawa with a few from Toronto, who will provide the laughs. “This is a great way for new and upcoming comics to get out there and do gigs,” said Strangway. Strangway said he expects the events to raise a lot of money for the shelter while being a ton of fun. “It’s a way to help out a good cause but still be able to enjoy a good show.” Show times: • Aug. 9, 8 p.m.: Love the Barr in Pakenham • Aug. 16, 8 p.m.: O’Reilly’s Pub in Perth • Aug. 17, 8 p.m.: JR’s in Almonte

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128 Stamford Drive 1km east of Perth on #7. Turn onto Dufferin Rd., then right on to Stamford to 128. $279,000 Solid 3br brick bungalow, quiet street, sun-filled sun room, spotless kitchen, lg. living room, hardwood floors, full finished basement, paved drive, carport, landscaped dbl. size lot, small barn/shed. MLS#879849. Host Oral Pretty 613-264-0123

66 North St. Perth $267,500 Own a piece of Perth’s history. Charming 5br, 3 bath home built in 1843. Original flooring, moldings, wainscotting, curved wood staircase, updated kitchen, formal dining room, main floor laundry, br/office/studio with back stair case to second level and 4br and large 5pc bath. Numerous recent improvements including roof, windows, furnace, kitchen, electrical, plumbing, 1 block from downtown Perth. MLS#877084. Host Oral Pretty 613-264-0123

1213 Carroll Rd. $319,000 This property is lovely and just 5 min. from Smiths Falls. Enjoy the pond in the summer and skate it in the winter, pool and hot tub, attached 2 car garage and detached insulated garage, this 3/2 bedroom home is perfect for the growing family Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263

128 Barr Place From Perth take Rideau Ferry Rd. 3km, turn onto McLaren Dr., right onto Barr Place to #128. $285,000 Large 5br split level home on 2.2 acre lot, formal DR and LR, hardwood floors. LL features family room w/wood stove, 2br, office, storage and workshop/utility rm, 2 car attached garage, private deck. MLS#877298. Host Oral Pretty 613-264-0123

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57 Harvey St. $197,000 Live on the banks of the Tay River in the lovely town of Heritage Perth. Situated on a quiet street, this 3 bedroom home is larger than it looks and is within walking distance to the downtown. A perfect starter home or retirement property, the deep lot slopes to the Tay River. A single car detached garage with great storage for your toys sits just behind the home. A large, bright country kitchen offers loads of room to design the new kitchen of your dreams. Off the kitchen is another room with sunroom potential – a sweet home to make your own! Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263

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5 Lavinia Street, Smiths Falls $168,500 This 2 storey brickhome has been lovingly maintained over the years and is within walking distance to all amenities. Situated a half block from Victoria Park it offers a wonderful neighbourhood for the children and has a private back yard with a large deck for entertaining. Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263

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Sitting on over 6 ACRES you will find this YEAR ROUND HOME/Cottage with panoramic view overlooking Canonto Lake. Situated just down the road from PALMESTON LAKE public boat launch/ beach area. Garage & barn on the property. Perennials abound! Two decks, eat in kitchen, dining room/living room combo. Sitting/music rm. Two good sized bedrooms upstairs with full bath. The walkout, part basement has another spare room/bedroom for your use. $199,900

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www.c21smithsfalls.ca SELLING HOUSES... CREATING HOMES

Your Choice Realty Inc. Brokerage EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED

SATURDAY AUG 10, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

193 RIDEAU ST. – $399,900 HOSTESS: JENNIFER MCCLEERY *

Kevin Grimes Broker of Record 613-283-2121

Jacalyn Feenstra Broker 613-283-2121

Your Choice Realty Inc. Brokerage EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED

LEGEND: ***Broker of Record **Broker *Sales Representative

OPEN HOUSE

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NEW LISTING

NEW LISTING

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SUNDAY AUG 11, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

18 BAY RD. – $241,900

473 AMBERWOOD – $445,000 HOSTESS: JENNIFER McCLEERY*

ROB GARVIN*

Rob Garvin Sales Representative 613-284-6968

Francine Rever Sales Representative 613-285-7274

Lisa Ritskes Sales Representative 613-285-6611

Anna Kowalewski Sales Representative 613-875-7842

27 CONDIE – $218,000

21 NORTH AUGUSTA – $289,900

LISA RITSKES* FRANCINE REVER*

LISA RITSKES* FRANCINE REVER*

Andrea Geauvreau Sales Representative 613-296-3309

Jessyka Auclair Sales Representative 613-283-2121

Wendy Hillier Broker 613-285-4476

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SUN AUGUST 11, 3:00 PM-4:30 PM 5 Carleton St, Newboro – $134,900 2-storey brick home with 3 bdrm + 2 baths. Nicely landscaped. Laundry on second level. Wood, propane, elec. heating choices. Lg. workshop with garage door, school nearby. MLS® 867412 Marcella Best***

1100 Slab Island (off Bacchus Island) MLS® 879543 – $99,500 Ever thought of owning an island property? Here’s your chance! 1.55 acres, bungalow & large shed, access by water only, natural and private

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776 Narrows Lock Rd. – $247,000 MLS® 860710 Country living at its best! Log home with vaulted living room - open concept and bright with west-facing front windows, 3 bdrms., 2 baths, renovated kitchen, attached & detached garages.

94 Bakers Rd., Toledo – $99,900 MLS® 874543 Cute 2 bdrm. bungalow, newer kitchen, windows, furnace, oil tank & septic. Why rent when you can buy?

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17 George St – $191,500 MLS® 874049

Each office is Independently owned and operated

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Broker Manager

www.RIDEAUHEARTLAND.com

“Your Perfect Partner”

Jennifer McCleery Sales Representative 613-283-2121

THIS WEEKEND’S DUTY AGENT

Rideau Heartland Realty Brokerage 23 Beckwith Street North, Suite 203 Smiths Falls, ON K7A 2B2

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36 Abel St. – $149,900 MLS® 879145 Charming 3 bdrm bungalow w/full basement, large yard, great location, freshly painted. A must see!

4788 Briton Houghton Bay Rd. – $484,500 MLS® 859989 All stone bungalow. Craftsmanship & quality throughout, 6 acres, all at one bungalows, good swimming, huge separate heated garage/workshop. A stunning home!

334 O3 Rd Otter Lake – $274,000 MLS® 878217 3 bdrm. seasonal bungalow, great beach, good swimming, excellent for kids, fabulous view, level lot, full septic, easy access, many upgrades.

645 Hamilton Lane, Otty Lake, Perth MLS® 874986 – $219,000

658 Stanley Rd – $264,900 MLS® 859610

Always wanted to be on Otty Lake? Now is your chance! Quaint cottage, beautiful waterfront sunsets, all you need for summer!

Confederation Log Home, detached double garage, cathedral ceilings, pine floors, full unfinished basement, private setting.

To Check out all of our listings go to www.rideauheartland.com

Bill Cheffins

Tim Lee

Diane Hatfield

Leah Allen

James Benda

Judy Charles

Darlene Graham

Marcella Best

Jennifer O’Brien

Broker Manager

Licensed Administrator

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Regan Lee

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FOR A FULL LIST OF PROPERTIES PLEASE VISIT OUR OFFICE OR CALL 613-267-2221

www.remaxriverview.com | 61 GORE STREET EAST, PERTH 613-267-2221 | email: info2@remaxriverview.com

NEW

Rebecca Wissler ASA

Al Jonkman

Jennifer Glazier

Bridget O’Flaherty

Demi Thompson

Randy Cavanagh

Paul Gordon

Silvia Blanchard

Sheri D’Aoust

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3085 CONCESSION 6 A DRUMMOND

Quality 4 year old custom built 4 bed, Cozy open concept 2 bd, 1 bth year Lovely 3 bed 2 bath bungalow on a 3 bd bungalow on private lot w/access 4bath home on 50 private acres. Only round cottage on level lot with walk-in gorgeous landscaped 4 acre to Tay River. Lrg 2 tiered deck. Close to 4 km’s to Perth. Features studio with private entrance. An amazing home! shoreline, great for the kids. $239,900. property. Includes outdoor Sauna! Perth. $289,900. $589,900. Call Al Jonkman 613-802-0232 Minutes to Perth. $239,900. Call Al Jonkman 613-802-0232 Call Sheri D’Aoust 613-812-9344 Call Sheri D’Aoust 613-812-9344

135 SILVER LAKE LN 12 A

210 STANLEY ROAD

2504 BATHURST CON 2

OPEN HOUSES SATURDAY AUG 10th

OPEN HOUSES SUNDAY AUG 11TH

177 BIG RIDEAU LAKE RD HORSESHOE BAY SAT. 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

24 CHURCH ST PERTH SUN. 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Grand view Horseshoe Bay - Big Rideau Lk. 826 ft frontage. R2000 3+3 bed, 2.5 bath home on 20.8 acres. $669,500. Host: Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

MOTIVATED SELLER LEAVING PROVINCE. Renovated home. Open concept kitchen, formal liv/din, hdwd flrs & staircase. Det heated & cooled w/shop. $299,500 Host: Randy Cavanagh 613-464-1000

NEW PRICE

PERTH

Adorable & affordable. Move in ready – 2bed 2 fbath home - appliances included. Ideal for 1st time buyer or income property. $174,900.

261 TRILLIUM DRIVE, MAPLE GLEN ESTATES

RIDEAU LAKES

RIDEAU FERRY Gorgeous 3 Bd, 3 Bth, Georgian Salt-box style Home on 35+ acres. Treed level lot, with 280 ft +/- of exDeeded w/f access on Big Rideau Lk. cellent Big Rideau Lk w/f. Charming 2 level 2 bed cottage. $695,000. $439,900.

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Shared ownership dock on Otty Lake. Great starter or retirement 2 bed 1 3 beds, open plan design, sun room, bath bungalow on private dbl lot. expansive deck, dbl garage + bonus Close to St Lawrence River. $148,500. bunkie. $375,000.

LANARK VILLAGE

W/F access & dock on Otty Lk. 3bds, 3.5 bths, formal living w/fireplace. Kitchen/dining w/patio doors to deck Large rec & L/L family rms Dbl gar. Workshop. $399,000.

NEAR JASPER

Tastefully renovated family home in Beautifully renovated 4 bedroom Cena ideal location. Perfect business op- tury Home on 100 acres plus barn. $498,500. portunity, $219,900.

149 CATS COVE RIDEAU FERRY SAT. 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

1744 DRUMMOND CON 1 SUN. 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

2847 NARROWS LOCK RD SAT. 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

5 PERTH STREET, PORTLAND SUN. 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Perth – Great potential for income. Lakeside living at its finest. 4 bdrm, 2.5 Lg 5 bed house on 3 acre. Additional bath side split on 215ft of prime Big apartment currently rented + lg storRideau waterfront. $629,000. age bdg. $349,900. Host: Demi Thompson 613-264-4330 Host: Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

Charming 2 bed log home on 21 acres w/addition 40x80 coverall & sugar shack & above ground pool $324,900. Host: Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

3+ bed, 1.5 bath bungalow on extra large, well treed lot in Village of Portland. 2 blocks to the Rideau. $229,000. Host: Demi Thompson 613-264-4330

NEW PRICE

RIDEAU LAKES

BLACK LAKE

COMMERCIAL/RETAIL BUILDING. ExPERTH Well maintained, furnished, 3 bed cellent corner location presently Otter Black Lake cottage with westerly “sun- Creek Antiques. Total approx 1800 sqft. 3+1 Bed, 2 bath, Semi with many upset” view. 190 ft. of deep, clean water- NOTE: Business NOT for sale, contents grades, great patio & deck overlooking landscaped yard. $172,900. NOT included. $119,900. front. $269,000.

EAST BAY ROAD NORTH, PLEVNA

Located on Buck Lake, great swimming, fishing and privacy for your dream spot. 2 Lots For Sale. 128’ x 1.66 Acres @ $295,000. & 125’ x 520’ @ $259,900.

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FALLBROOKE

Picturesque tranquil setting on the banks of the Fall River for this 4/5 bed beautiful well maintained Victorian home, dbl garage. Modern amenities. $310,000.

22 BAY RD, LOMBARDY $20,000. REDUCTION!!

399 GRADY ROAD EAST, WESTPORT SAT. 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

COMMUTER HEAVEN 7 bed bungalow with panoramic views of Black Creek, set on 191 acres, w/ Large 4 bed 2 bath home, eat-in kitchhorse stable & paddock. $689,700. en, livingrm; dining/family rm. Main level laundry, hdwd floors. $199,000. Host: Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

CHRISTIE LAKE Nestled on the banks of the Tay River just a few km from Perth on gorgeous 2 bed cottage with nice lake view & 107x470ft lot, this adorable bungalow good clean water. Take the short drive to serenity and relaxation. $199,900. is move in ready! $219,900.

3 bd character property. Open plan Smiths Falls Golf Club Road Subdivision Living/dining, den, mud/laundry rm. Home 3 Bed plus Den, Family Room, Sun rm, bonus attic room, Dble ga- In-ground Pool, Privacy! $369,900. rage. $349,900.

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NEW PRICE

177 WARBURTON RD LANSDOWNE

PALMERSTON LAKE

Cute & cozy 4 season recreational retreat with great view of Palmerston Lake, reno’d 2 bdrm, 1 bath, new kitchen. $129,900.

MABERLY

6 year-old one of kind Log Home by 3 bd bungalow on beautiful lg lot, hot Updated 3 bd, 1.2 bth 2 storey hobby tub rm w/patio doors to deck. Games Kea on 3.64 acres. 3 beds/2 baths. Loft farm on 96 acres w/detached garage/ rm w/bar. Close to golf courses. Master suite with W/I closet & ensuite $419,900, or rent at $1,900 /month workshop & 7 stall barn. $349,900. $249,900.

PERTH

THE LINKS Condos on The Tay ANNOUNCING THE PENTHOUSE (THE MASTERS) SOLD 101 (THE ROYAL) SOLD Don’t Miss Out! Call Today To Book Sales Presentation

DREAMS FOR SALE - CHOOSE WISELY… CHOOSE THE EMC - 16 - Thursday, August 8, 2013

SMITHS FALLS

SOLD 297 ELPHIN MABERLY RD

5 yr new bungalow. Open-concept w/ spacious sun-filled rooms.


Antonella Holmes Sales Representative 613-258-1990

Royal LePage Gale Real Estate 304 Colonnade Drive, Kemptville, Ontario Office Phone: 613-258-1990

BROKERAGE INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED

Connections Realty Inc.Office 613-283-4900 Brokerage

*Each office Independently owned & operated

Email info@rcrhomes.ca Web

John Gray

Broker of Record C) 613-868-6068

Garry Beep Dalgleish Sales Representative C) 613-880-4434

Carol Barber

Broker C) 613-285-4887

Linda Hewson

Sales Representative

C) 613-812-8037

www.rcrhomes.ca

Barbara Reade

Sales Representative C) 613-812-0542

Cole Walker

Sales Representative C) 613-812-0536

Toll Free 1-877-283-4904

Gerry Seguin

Sales Representative C) 613-852-4313

Yes! We have room for more.

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New Price

Open House

Sat 11:00 –12:30

654 Kitley Line 2 $193,500 Renovated 3 bdrm Bung. New septic (11), garage with workshop. See www.rcrhomes.ca/869341

Open House

Sat 11:00 – 12:00

823 Kitley Line 1 $209,900 Modern 3 bdrm fully finished home has much to offer you. See www.rcrhomes.ca/872203

Open House

Sat 11:00 –12:30

109 Colonel By Cres. $249,900 Large 5 bdrm, 4 bath home in desirable family neighborhood. See www.rcrhomes.ca/880639

Open House

Sat 1:00 – 2:30

63 William St. $179,000 Solid 2 bedroom home, Updated shingles, windows, furnace +more See www.rcrhomes.ca/878346

Announcement Open House

Sat 3:00 – 4:30

38 Kensington Ave $159,900 Move in condition 3 bdrm home boasts numerous updates. Comfy! See www.rcrhomes.ca/873026

Open House

Sat 3:00 – 4:30

449 Cty Rd 29

$217,900

3 bdrm home with renovated main level. 1 car garage, space to grow.

See www.rcrhomes.ca/879907

With thanks to the ongoing support we receive from our community, clients , friends and family, we are proud to announce effective Sept. 2013 we will be opening our 2nd location in Kemptville. We are now accepting applications for new (requires licensing) and experienced realtors for the Kemptville/North Grenville area.

Open House

Sun 12:00-1:30

34 Carol Cres. $194,900 Fully finished 3+1 bdrm home. I car garage, electrical now updated too!

See www.rcrhomes.ca

New Price

29Joseph St. (Waterfront) $177,500 3 bdrm on Irish Creek in Jasper. Many updates. Large lot, garage. See www.rcrhomes.ca/868569

Open House

Sun 1:00-2:30

513 Jason St. $47,000 Reasonably priced 2 bdrm home in Crestview Park. Newer shingles See www.rcrhomes.ca/863114

Open House

New Price

1691 Lindsay Rd. $189,900 3 bdrm 2 storey c/w large addition. Large barn/garage with workshop. See www.rcrhomes.ca/874378

Sat 3:30 – 4:30

68 B12 Bass Lake $249,000 Enjoy that cottage feel & relaxing sunsets.3 bdrm c/w 100 ft.frontage See www.rcrhomes.ca/877841

Sat 1:00 – 2:30

57 Golf Club Rd. $259,900 3 bdrm red brick bungalow with substantial quality renovations. See www.rcrhomes.ca

Open House

Sun 11:00-12:30

85 McGill St. $139,900 Large century home offers many updates & easy maintenance yard See www.rcrhomes.ca/879517

New Price

Open House

For confidential discussions, contact John Gray by email johngray@remax.net or cell 613-868-6068

Open House

Waterfront

Lift your career to the next level and consider joining our RE/MAX Connections Realty team. Open House

Sat 1:00 – 2:30

464 Cty Rd 29 $217,900 Brick 4 bdrm 2 bath , pool, triple garage, sunroom, new septic(08) See www.rcrhomes.a/868280

Sun 2:00-3:30

Open House

Sun 3:00-4:30

243 Lera St. $349,500 Spacious newer construction fully finished with awesome back yard See www.rcrhomes.a/860147

27 Kelly’s Rd. $389,900 Impressive size, lot, appointments & added features. A real must see! See www.rcrhomes.ca/877345

1613 Crowder Rd. $359,900 Fully loaded Spencerville family home . Wow. You get a lot here! See www.rcrhomes.ca/855159

558 Christie Lake Rd $409,000 Ideal family home. 4 bdrm, 3 bath, garage, pool, gourmet kitchen ++ See www.rcrhomes.ca/876543

Waterfront

369 Cty Rd 17. $284,900 Boyd Block 3 bdrm bungalow on a large waterfront lot. Many updates See www.rcrhomes.ca/866889

14490 Cty Rd 15 $314,900 Fully finished log home with 2 car garage. Great craftsmanship here, See www.rcrhomes.ca/860064

Waterfront

14 Cty Rd 17 $187,900 Efficiency renos yet keeping that charm. 4 bdrm 2 bath 2.5 storey.. See www.rcrhomes.ca/872233

9031 Cty Rd 29. $289,900 Built in 95, this brick 2 stry offers 3 bdrm, 3 baths + more in Addison See www.rcrhomes.ca/875180

6712 Roger Stevens $349.900 Newer home on +3 acres includes a 24 x 40x14 high insl/heated shop See www.rcrhomes.ca/866672

5 Bacchus Island Rd. $499,900

4 bdrm home, 2 car garage, 35x50 det. shop, tennis court, 6.3 acre lot

See www.rcrhomes.ca/879540

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34 County Rd 17 $249,900 Well maintained multi-use building c/w 2 apts. Updated lighting ++. See www.rcrhomes.ca

439A Deans Island Rd $579,900 Beautiful 4 season home with 4 bdrm, 2 bath on Whitefish Lake. See www.rcrhomes.ca/875029

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Royal LePage Gale Real Estate welcomes Antonella Homes to the Kemptville Sales Team. Antonella’s focus is to provide quality and friendly real estate services to her clients. She believes strongly in good communication, honesty, and putting herself in her clients shoes. Antonella enjoys shopping , cooking and volunteer work. She has two young children and a wonderful husband and lives in Winchester, just south of Ottawa. Antonella looks forward to hearing from you!


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$211,900 MLS 879651 Joanne Beaton 613-407-4309

56 JOHNSTON STREET, CARLETON PLACE

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$259,900

MLS 879290

613-235-2737

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378 HOPE STREET

Chris Dunham* Joy Neville*

Joan Johnston* Tom Barker*

Michael Pitcher* Ken Beaton*

Casey Errett

Janice Hastie-Waugh

613-283-8770 613-285-9129 www.cottagesunlimited.com

Joanne Beaton*

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metro-city realty ltd., Brokerage Independently Owned & Operated

613-253-0518

613-596-5353

299 PHELAN’S RD., DRUMMOND N/ELMSLEY

Supporter of the Children’s Miracle Network

527 JOSEPH ST., CARLETON PLACE

$259,000

$329,900

$449,500

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CAPTIVATING FROM THE SEARCHING FOR A DREAM MOMENT YOU ARRIVE! This HOME IN A QUIET PRESTIGIOUS W NE ING! sizzling, remodeled Raised Bung NEIGHBORHOOD? First T is stylish yet comfortable w/Fab impressions are important! LIS Upgrades Thruout; gleaming Hrd You will want to make the call Flrs, contemporary “WOW!” Kit/ after your initial drive by. This Granite, Chic LL Spa, an exciting charming home is out of the OPEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE LL Fam Rm. Enjoy a vacation pages of “House & Gardens, SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 1-3 PM SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 3:15-5 PM at home on the expansive rear SIMPLY A SHOW STOPPER. Well Deck, w/charming Gazebo that embraces the decadent 8 person Hot Tub. 40’ x 28’ appointed inspirational spaces abound on all 3 levels to incl a fab 3 Season Solarium. A HEATED DET WKSP & INDOOR/OUTDOOR DOG RUN!! MLS:# 873829 list of surprises awaits; stunning gardens, oversized att Gar+det Gar/Wksp+Pool+Apple Orchard. SEEING IS BELIEVING!

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$215,000. Location, location! Old fashioned 3 season cottage on Dunrobin Shores. 100ft of waterfront on the Ottawa River. 3 bdrms, 1 bth. Stunning view of the water, Gatineau Hills & fabulous sunsets. Flat stone waterfront. Enjoy your summers on the river. Easy commute to work. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435 $200,000. Your waterfront getaway awaits! Easy commute to Ottawa. 3 season, 2 bdrm cottage with 50ft of frontage on Mississippi Lake. New well. 3-pc bath with new shower. State of the art biofilter septic. Shallow, gradual waterfront is great for kids. Good rental potential.

$150,000. Little Silver Lake: 2 bdrm cottage with 100+ feet of waterfront. Great swimming. Gradual, rocky entrance. Deep enough to jump off the dock. Cozy summer getaway. Open-concept kitchen/living room. 2 pc bthrm. Large windows and deck overlooking the lake. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

$359,500

271 OAKLAND CRES, BECKWITH TOWNSHIP

$269,900. Two bdrm year-round cottage with Western exposure. Fabulous sunsets! Convenient location: close to shopping & Hwy 7. Open-concept kitchen/living room with woodstove. New deck with privacy fence is a great place for BBQs. Quality waterfront with clean swimming. Dock included. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

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A CAPTIVATING 3.77 AC THIS HOME WILL EXCITE YOUR SETTING FOR A YOUNG FAM SENSES ON ALL LEVELS. Chic W W NE ING! NE ING! WHO ARE SEEKING PRIVACY & curb appeal + Veranda await T T A PLAYGROUND for their happy a Fam w/discerning taste to LIS LIS children incl a fab custom built 2 move in & enjoy this prestigious St Play House & darling Chicken neighborhood. An inviting 2 Coop. This mature woodland St Foyer boasts an elegant oak setting is the backdrop for a staircase & the sunlit open OPEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE screened in vaulted Porch & concept LVG/DNR sparkles w/ SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 1-3 PM SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 1-3 PM Patio enhanced by towering Birch gleaming Hrd’s & warm color & Cedars. Uplift your spirits in this stylish, open concept country retreat w/ sparking palette. The lg gourmet Kit/Brkfst area & Famrm w/gas FFP is ideal for an active Fam. new windows, high beams & a spectacular, sunlit LL Games Rm. AN EXPANSIVE LL GAMES RM +BRIGHT FULL BTH IS SIMPLY “FRESH AS A DAISY” JUST MOVE IN & ENJOY! MLS: # 880888 AMAZING! MLS: # 880167

3087 TENNYSON RD., DRUMMOND N/ELMSLEY

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www.barbaracouch.com

Sales Representative

Grant Scharf

Sales Representatives 613-343-4862

Broker of Record 613-283-5435

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Leo Carlucci*

374CedarCrestDrive $439,900.Veryprivatebungalow.Maturelandscape.Home is immaculate & has been totally updated. New granite counter tops; hardwood & tile flooring throughout. Main flr Liv/Din/Kitch/Family rm/Solarium, 3BDRM, 3BATH (1 ensuite). LL has just been finished with den/bedrm lrg open rcrm, 3pc bath & exercise room. More info & photos can also be found on MLS.ca #874563 Contact: John Creppin 613-235-2737 0801.R0012237965

Clark Munro 613-256-1860 www.almonterealestateguy.ca

Relax on your wrap around veranda in this country setting mins. to Almonte. 3+1 bdrms, 3 baths, private rear yard with above ground pool and detached garage/workshop. $334,900 MLS 874107 Leo Carlucci 613-256-1860 www.leocarlucci.com

Mona Irwin*

WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN BUY! 3 bedroom family home in quiet neighbourhood. Bright spacious kitchen, large master bedroom waiting for you. Full basement with laundry, waiting for you to finish to your taste.

$319,900 MLS 879245 Clark Munro 613-256-1860 www.almonterealestateguy.ca

1515 RAMSAY CONCESSION 8

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COUNTRY LIFE!! Spacious 4 bedrm 4 bathrm home on a 3.9 acre lot. Kitchen loaded with cupboards + a HUGE living rm + a 40ft x 70ft outbuilding with power. Room for all your toys and projects!! $329,900 MLS 879789 Clark Munro 613-256-1860 www.almonterealestateguy.ca

SALES REPRESENTATIVE

www.royallepagegale.com

**Broker *Sales Representative

Independently Owned and Operated, Brokerage

ING LIST NEW

JOHN CREPPIN

GALE REAL ESTATE Helping you is what we do! 48 MILL STREET, 613-256-1860 ALMONTE

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$150,000. Buckshot Lake: 1.8 acre waterfront lot with 196ft frontage. Excellent building lot on pristine, weed-free lake near Plevna/Ompah. 4-season access. Trees have been cleared for driveway. Gorgeous tall trees, great swimming and fishing. Wonderful spot for year-round home or summer getaway! Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435

“DO YOU HAVE AN ISLAND PROPERTY THAT YOU WISH TO SELL?” GRANT HAS A BOAT AND CAN PROPERLY SERVICE YOUR LISTING!


SALES REPRESENTATIVE

613.229.7565 613.257.8080 WWW SAMKERR COM WWW.SAMKERR.COM PROVEN RESULTS… SAVINGS YOU CAN COUNT ON! DIRECT OFFICE

Spacious & Bright 3+1 Bedroom in Quiet Cul de Sac. Hardwood Floors. Open Concept Kitchen w/Breakfast Island & Eating Area. 3 Spacious Bedrooms. Fully Finished Basement. New Furnace, Newer Roof, New Carpeting. $274,900

PRETTIEST BUNGALOW IN TOWN! Modern with Old World Charm, 2+1 Bedroom Bungalow Nestled in the Heart of Carleton Place. Beautiful Hardwood Floors, Modern Tiled Bathroom, Finished Lower Level w/ FamRm & 3rd Bedroom. Fully Fenced Yard. Expansive Deck. TARION Warranty. $344,900

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Immaculate 3 bed, 2 bath Hi Ranch, beautifully situated 5 min to Perth, 15 min to Carleton Place on a no-thru road. Open concept on main with lofty vaulted ceilings, hardwood/ tile floors; light filled finished lower level, attached garage. $

264,500

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$

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location just minutes to Perth and Carleton Place.

112 Oak Lane

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109 Munro Rd. Maberly

Country Gem: 19th Century log home on 41+ acres of rolling land. Very private. Beautifully renovated and landscaped.

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3 bedroom semi-detached home just 2 blocks from downtown and within walking distance to Algonquin College. Rental income potential!

Privacy and Pristine Shoreline! 639,000 Enjoy excellent swimming, boating (420 feet shoreline) and gorgeous views from this home on Upper Rideau Lake. Incredible value featuring boat port, guest cabin and double detached garage.

YOUR LOCAL “A” TEAM

Allan Sales Representatives

Christian 613-207-0834

Settlement Realty Brokerage

2 Wilson Street East, Perth

613-264-0123 Each office is Independently Owned & Operated

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Gorgeous 3 bed, 3 bath executive style bungalow just outside of Perth. Insulated concrete form construction, radiant heat, porcelain and hardwood flooring throughout. Fantastic finished basement. Detached workshop.

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SATURDAY AUGUST 10 8:00am-10:00am 113 Harper Rd 11:00am-12:00pm 11 – 06 15 McGill St N 53 Marsha Dr 11:00am-12:30pm 177 Big Rideau Lake Rd 654 Kitley Line 2 823 Kitley Line 1 109 Colonel By Cres 128 Stamford Dr 11:30am-12:30pm 247 Lera St 49 Pine St 124 Beckwith St 57 Salmon Side Rd 1:00pm-2:00pm Ferrara Dr Model Homes 104 Colonel By Cres 185 Harold St 45 Golf Club Rd 1:00pm-2:30pm 2847 Narrows Lock Rd 149 Cat’s Cove 63 William St 464 Hwy 29 57 Golf Club Rd 193 Rideau St 66 North St 1213 Carroll Rd 491 Kitley Line 1 1421 Drummond Con 7 1:00pm-3:00pm 1000 Flower Station Rd 2:00pm-4:00pm 331 Gillies Cor Side Rd 3:00pm-4:30pm 399 Grady Rd E 38 Kensington Ave 449 Cty Rd 29 128 Barr Place 3:30pm-4:30pm 68 B12

Hwy 7

Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

Otter Lake Smiths Falls Smiths Falls

Tina McPhee 613-285-5133 Linda McKenna 613-485-0576 Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277

Horseshoe Bay Smiths Falls Rural Smiths Falls Rural Smiths Falls Perth Rural

Paul Gordon 613-390-2281 Garry Dalgleish 613-880-4434 Linda Hewson 613-812-8037 Carol Barber 613-285-4887 Oral Pretty 613-264-0123

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Smiths Falls

Pauline Aunger 613-285-9158 Bob Arnold 613-223-7513 Lee Hitchins/Connie McNamee Michelle Fournier 613-812-8585

Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Smiths Falls

Pauline Aunger 613-285-9158 Jennifer Aunger 613-285-5602 Tina McPhee 613-285-5133 Bob Arnold 613-223-7513

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Paul Gordon 61-390-2281 Demi Thompson 613-264-4330 Carol Barber 613-285-4887 Linda Hewson 613-811-8037 Garry Dalgleish 613-880-4434 Jennifer McCleery 613-283-2121 Oral Pretty 613-264-0123 Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263 Christian Allan/Norene Allan Norene Allan/Christian Allan

Perth Rural

George Edwards 613-200-4485

Beckwith

Elizabeth Powell 613-314-5455

Westport Smiths Falls Smiths Falls Rural Perth Rural

Paul Gordon 613-390-2281 Garry Dalgleish 613-880-4434 Carol Barber 613-285-4887 Oral Pretty 613-264-0123

off Bass Lake Rd

Linda Hewson 613-812-8037

SUNDAY AUGUST 11

1421 Drummond 491 Kitley Line 1 Con. 7 Beautifully landscaped Mint condition 3 bed, bungalow on 3 acres 3 bath home with with workshop, finished basement, sunroom, barn with box stalls/loft, potential granny suite. wrap around verandah, garage/workshop with loft. Excellent Excellent location, minutes to Brockville or Smiths Falls.

$

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11:00am-12:30pm 85 McGill St 4 Bathurst Rd 12:00pm-1:30pm 34 Carol Cres 1:00pm-2:00pm Ferrara Dr Model Homes 45 Golf Club Rd 1:00pm-2:30pm 1744 Drummond Con 1 Rd 24 Church St 5 Perth St 513 Jason St 57 Harvey St 1:00pm-3:00pm 299 Phelan’s Rd 527 Joseph St 3087 Tennyson Rd 909 Patterson Rd A 1:30pm-3:30pm 473 Amberwood 2:00pm-3:30pm 243 Lera St 2:00pm-4:00pm 313 Clayton Rd 2696 7th Line Rd 2:30pm-3:30pm 2096 Rosedale Rd 3:00pm-4:30pm 27 Kelly’s Rd 3:15pm-5:00pm 271 Oakland Cres

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Smiths Falls Perth

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Smiths Falls

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Smiths Falls Smiths Falls

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Perth Portland Crestview Mobile Park Perth

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Drummond/NE Carleton Place Drummond/NE Christie Lake

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Ashton

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Smiths Falls

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Almonte Beckwith

Jack Fulton 613-552-7680 Elizabeth Powell 613-314-5455

Smiths Falls Rural

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Employment Insurance benefit for parents of critically ill children available now

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2-4 P.M. 313 Clayton Road, Almonte, Ontario

Beautifully updated country home with existing in-law suites has income potential (as rental units, home business or ideal for a bed & breakfast). A short 5 minute drive outside of Almonte on 3.3 acres and close to the historic Mill of Kintail. Watch for my signs starting at the edge of town.

on this new benefit, please visit benefits. As with other EI special servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/sc/ei/ benefits, to establish a claim pcic/index.shtml. for PCIC benefits, applicants (parents or legal guardians) will Background need to have worked a minimum The government recognizes of 600 hours in the shorter of the emotional and financial the 52 weeks prior to the start of challenges faced by parents when their claim, or since the start of a child has a life-threatening their last claim. Self-employed illness or injury and the vital workers who have opted into role parents play in that child's the EI program will need to have recovery. The new Employment earned income in the previous Insurance (EI) special benefit, calendar year ($6,342 in 2012) Parents of Critically Ill Children to be eligible for the benefit. (PCIC), will provide income All applicants will also need support for up to 35 weeks to to submit a medical certificate parents or legal guardians of signed by a medical doctor children (under 18 years of age) licensed to practice medicine in with a life-threatening illness or Canada as a specialist, as well injury. Parents away from work as an authorization for release of to provide care or support to medical information. Benefits their critically ill or injured child may be combined with other may be eligible for temporary benefits, such as maternity, income support through EI PCIC parental or compassionate care

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receiving EI parental benefits to access EI sickness benefits without needing to be “otherwise available for work.” This amendment is subject to remaining qualifying criteria. • A new federal income support for parents of murdered or missing children that took effect on Jan. 1. • Part III of the Canada Labour Code (CLC) was amended to introduce new provisions allowing unpaid leave for parents whose child dies or disappears as a result of a suspected Criminal Code offence or who need to care for a critically ill or injured child. Workers whose employer is subject to Part III of the CLC who take advantage of the new benefits will be able to do so without fear of losing their employment.

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2 Lanark St., Smiths Falls $109,900 MLS: 880538 W NE ICE PR

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Insurance program helps families when they need it most,” said Finley. “The new EI benefit for parents of critically ill children is another way our government is ensuring that the EI program better responds to the needs of hard-working Canadian families.” This new EI benefit recognizes the emotional and financial challenges faced by parents when a child has a life-threatening illness or injury and the vital role parents play in a child’s recovery. It is estimated that the new EI benefit will help up to 6 000 families per year. Parents who work in federally regulated industries will also benefit from job protection if they take a leave of absence to care for their critically ill or injured child. For more information

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EMC News – The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, announced recently that the new federal income support for parents of critically ill children is now available through the Employment Insurance (EI) program. This initiative is part of the Harper government’s continued commitment to helping families through the Helping Families in Need Act. The new Parents of Critically Ill Children (PCIC) benefit will provide up to 35 weeks of temporary income support to eligible parents who take time off work to provide care or support for their critically ill or injured child under the age of 18. “Our government is making targeted, common-sense changes to ensure that the Employment


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Parks Canada celebrates Canada’s heritage with Colonel By Day News - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada’s Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, is pleased to announce the Government of Canada’s support for Colonel By Day which took place on Monday, Aug. 5, at Ottawa Locks. “Our government is proud to support and invest in Colonel By Day,� said Minister Aglukkaq. “It is a wonderful community celebration

that helps create awareness and appreciation for Canadian heritage, the stories of Rideau Canal, and the origins of the city of Ottawa.� Parks Canada is committed to work in partnership with others to foster recreation, tourism and economic development in innovative ways. Parks Canada’s contribution of up to $15,000 for Colonel By Day supported live heritage family programming and demonstrations at Ottawa Locks throughout the day.

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Silly Sally’s Magic Show took to the stage, July 25, as part of the 183rd annual edition of the Delta Fair. Sponsored by the Delta Agricultural Society, the fair featured entertainment for children, and adults, as well as agricultural fun and musical shows. The fair ran until July 28.

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REGIONAL ROUND-UP Any community organization based in our circulation area wishing to list an event of community interest is invited to submit a description of 25 words or less in writing. Admissions or event costs, will not be included. Deadline is Monday at 4:30 p.m. prior to publication date. This service is provided free of charge. Events will be listed no more than two weeks in advance. Write, EMC, P.O. Box 158, Smiths Falls, Ont. K7A 4T1, or fax at 613-283-5909 or e-mail: jmichaelis@theemc.ca OR lgilligan@perfprint.ca. Items will be edited as necessary. Please include name, address and phone number.

KEMPTVILLE Almonte Presbyterian Church Missions Yard & Bake Sale. Saturday August 17, 8 am-1 pm, 111 Church St. Almonte. All proceeds to missions. Rain or shine. Mission Yard & Bake Sale, “take 2”, Saturday, August 17, 8-1, in the Almonte Presbyterian Church Hall, 111 Church St., Proceeds to support ongoing projects in Haiti and Malawi. Contact 613-256-1102. Puppets Up! International Puppet Festival. August 10 and 11. 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. both days. Info: www.puppetsup.ca or call 613-256-3881. The Black Sheep of the Family An adult only puppet performance, Almonte Old Town Hall. August 10. Opens at 7, show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets at Mill street Books, details 613-256-3881.

Adult Bereavement walking group, Thursdays, 6 p.m. Contact to register: Rebecca Bowie 613-267-6400. Annual Decoration- Aug. 11. St. James Anglican Church Cemetery. Walk of the Cross 1:30, service 2:30 (rain or shine). Light refreshments to follow. Annual Decoration Sunday, August 11, St. James Anglican Church Cemetery, Carleton Place. Walk of the Cross at 1:30 PM, service at 2:30 PM. (rain or shine). Light refreshments to follow. Annual Pig Roast, Saturday, August 17, 3-7, supper at 5 p.m. Limited tickets available. Entertainment Jim Simpson, Jack Denovan, Brad Scott and Tom T. Hill. Info: 613-253-5097. Beckwith Playgroup meets Mondays and Thursdays, 9:30-11:30, Beckwith Twp Hall, Black’s Corners, (Sept.-June). Call Cara (613)253-2554 or Stephanie (613)284-9248. Bible Study Group, Saturday, August 10 9:45-10:45 a.m. Bibles and Babysitting provided. Active discussions. Prayer requests welcomed. 117 Victoria Street. Marta 613-259-5545 facekidscharity@ yahoo.com Carleton Place Orange Lodge meets 3rd Tuesday of the month at 195 Industrial Ave at 8 p.m. Info: Kevin 613-2535547. Decoration Service, United Cemeteries (Carleton Place), Maplewood, Pine Grove, St Fillan’s. Sunday, August 18, 2:30 p.m. Rev. Robert Hill, Music: The Twilight Two. Knights of Columbus Council 5153 garage sale. August 17, St Mary’s Church, 28 Hawthorne St. 8-1, Numerous items for back to school students and so much more. Lanark County Plowmen’s Annual Plowing Match. Aug. 16 and 17. At the farm of Mel & Stuart Hammond and Jason & Amanda O’Connell, #9961 Cavanagh Rd., RR 2 Carleton Place. 613257-1637. Pflag Carleton Place and Lanark County Support Group meeting. Monday, August 12, 7 p.m. Zion-Memorial United Church. Info: Jim MacGregor 613-283-2055. The August Valley Singles LunchSunday, August 11, 1 p.m. at Buster’s Bar & Grill. Info: Fay (613)256-8117 or Johanna (613)432-7622. The Carleton Place Sunset Club meets Wednesday’s at 1 p.m., in the Legion for cards, games and socializing. A nice way to spend and afternoon. Info: (613)258-7483. Urban Forest Advisory Committee meeting. 7:30 p.m. Council Chambers Town Hall. Aug. 15.

August 17th, 11 am-6 pm- Pet Portrait Day Kemptville Pet Valu. Professional photographer. Contact for session time (613)774-5632. Portion of sales/ donations to Big Sky Ranch. Diabetes Education Programme, at the Kemptville Hospital Diabetes Clinic, the first Wednesday and Thursday of the month. You must register by calling (613)258-6133 Ext. 400. Info: www.kdh. on.ca Gardener’s Market- each Saturday (July 28-Sept. 1). 9-noon. Kemptville. Proceeds: Canadian Foodgrains Bank. St. John’s United Church parking lot, 400 Prescott St. 613-258-4526. Kemptville and Area Walking Group- Mon. Aug. 12, Wed. Aug. 14 and Fri. Aug. 16, 9 a.m. Meet at North Grenville Municipal Centre. (613)2584487. Sponsor: Health Unit. North Grenville Photography Club meets the first Wednesday of every month at the Old Fire Hall, Reuben Cres. August is a Scavenger Hunt. Bring your camera equipment. Outside event. Details: ngphotoclub.ca “Pyjama Jam” Tuesdays 5-7:30 p.m. 207-215 Sanders St. Info: (613)258-2225 or 1(866)433-8933 ext 2374.

MERRICKVILLE Aug. 16- Beef Supper. Entertainment: Ron Donnelly & the Malboreens. Legion. Supper 6, music, 7-11. Aug. 9- Ham Dinner. Entertainment: Sagebrush. Legion. Supper 6, music, 7-11. Basket Making- Beginning Again Craft School. Aug. 10 and 11. Lessons with natural fibre. Call 613-269-4238. Dancing on the Rideau Ballroom dance instruction. Wednesday evenings 7-8 p.m., beginners; 8-9 p.m., advanced; 9-10 p.m., practice. Merrickville. Info: Ron or Sharon (613)269-7905. Genealogy Workshop: eResorcesAncestry & more. Sat. Aug. 17, 10:30 a.m. Library. Register 613-269-3326. LEGO Club, Saturday, Aug. 10, 1012. Merrickville Library. Ages 4-12. Spinning Lessons- Beginning Again Craft School. Aug. 18. Call 613-2694238. StoryTime, for ages 6 and under. Fridays 10 a.m. Theme: Aug. 9, Fish. Merrickville Library. Info: 613-269-3326. Summer Reading Club. Thurs. Aug 8 & 15, 1 p.m. Crafts & activities, ages 4-12. Library. 613-269-3326 to register.

PAKENHAM Pakenham Community Home Support sponsors: Foot care, transportation, meals on wheels, Tuesday luncheons. Info/appointment (613)624-5647.

PERTH 2013 Perth Garlic Festival, August 10 & 11, Perth Fair Grounds. Hosts: the Lions Club of Perth. Info: www.perthgarlicfestival.com 2013 Perth Garlic Festival. Sat. Aug. 10, Sun. Aug. 11. Perth Fairgrounds. Hosted by Lions Club of Perth. www.perthgarlicfestival.com Adult Bereavement group, Wednesday, August 14, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Lanark Lodge, 115 Christie Lake Rd. Contact: Rebecca Bowie 613-267-6400.

Bag Day! Friday, August 16th, The Salvation Army Thrift Store, 51 Foster St., Perth. See in store for details. Bridge, Perth Duplicate Bridge Club meets 7:00 p.m. every Thursday evening at Perth Civitan Club. For partnership contact Bert Picard 613-267-5305. Classic Theatre Festival presents Leslie Stevens’ comedy The MarriageGo-Round, Aug. 9-Sept. 1, Wed.-Sat., 8 pm, 2 pm matinees each Wed., Sat. & Sun. Full Circle Theatre, 26 Craig Street. Tickets/info.: www.classictheatre. ca, 1-877-283-1283. Family Day event at Inge-Va Museum, 66 Craig St., Sunday, August 18, 104. Pack a picnic and join in on the fun. Family party in Stewart Park, August 18, 6-8 p.m. Rain August 25. Food, music, children’s Activities. Sponsor: First Baptist Church. Perth Garlic Festival, August 10-11. Vendors, shows, garlic-tasting events, entertainment and more. Visit: www. perthgarlicfestival.com Perth Old Tyme Fiddler’s Dance, Perth Legion Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. August 9. Info: (613)259-2569 or (613)2838703. Quilts on the Tay presented by the Lanark County Quilters Guild, St John Catholic High School, 2066 Scotch Line Rd. August 9 (12-5), 10 (10-5), 11 (104). Rideau Trail Association, Saturday, August 17, Paddle Eagle Lake. 10 km canoe/kayak. Meet at 9 a.m. Conlon Farm. Leader: Don Sherwin, 613-264-0759 (dsherwin@bell.net) Rideau Trail Association, Sunday, August 11, Paddle Pike Lake. Level 1 canoe/kayak approx. 4 hours. Meet at 9 a.m. Conlon Farm. Leader: Bruce Gourley, 613-283-5967 (brucegourley@ sympatico.ca) Sale! The Salvation Army Thrift Store, 51 Foster St., Perth. Saturday, August 10th. See in store for details. Social Bridge- Mc Martin House, 125 Gore St., East, every Friday afternoon. 613-267-3952. The Butterfly Fan Club, Perth & District Breast Cancer support Group, Thursday, August 15, 7-9 p.m., Perth Family Health Centre, 33 Lewis St. Info: Carleen 613-812-4474. Monthly meetings, 3rd Thursday. Yard and bake sale, Saturday, August 17, Royal Canadian Legion, 26 Beckwith St East. 8-noon, rain/shine, bring items in Friday, (no clothing please) August 16 from noon-4. Info: Mae 613-259-2257 or Gertie 613-267-1714. Sponsor: Ladies Auxiliary Br 244.

Thursday night, 7 p.m. Smoke free. music starts 1 p.m. Food available. Bring Blood Donor Clinic, Legion. West- lawn chair. Information Facebook under port. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 3-6 p.m. kptrails.com or Ruth 613-278-0477. Blood Donor Clinic, St James Major South Elmsley Branch of the Rideau Catholic Church, 14608 Hwy 38, Shar- Lakes Public Library book sale, at Lombot Lake, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 3-6 p.m. bardy Public School, 596 Hwy 15, ThursDecoration Service, Franktown Pub- day, August 8 from 9-1, Saturday, August lic Cemetery, Sunday, August 11, 2:30 10 from 9:30-1:30. Info: 613-284-9827. p.m. Guest speaker: Pastor Jill Trunbull. St. Paul’s Anglican Church CemPlease bring lawn chairs. Info: 613-283- etery Zealand Memorial Service, Au8644. gust 11, 2 PM. Bring chairs. Service in Foley’s Forest Detectives, Tuesday, Church if raining. August 20, Full Day Nature Camp at FoSuper Sale, Saturday, August 17, 9-4. ley Mountain Conservation Area, drop Giant Bake Sale: Artisans, Crafters, Venoff at 9 a.m. at the Interpretive Centre, dors; Silent Auction; Yard Sales; Pulled pick up at 4 p.m. Info: 613-273-3255. pork-on-a-bun Lunch, Portland United Hilltop Jamboree, Sunday, August Church. 11, McDonald’s Corners Agricultural Hall. Doors open noon. Supper 5 p.m. Music starts at 1 p.m. SMITHS FALLS Hopetown Cemetery Service- Aug. 18, 2:30 p.m. Speaker: Rev. Rodney BenBeginner Line Dancing. Fun and nett. Special music: The Bowes Brothers. exercise for seniors, 1-3 p.m. WednesIn case of rain, service in Church. Horseshoes, Toledo Legion, every days. RCAF Hall Rideau Wing 443. Info: Ellie 613-205-1591. Tuesday, 7 p.m. sharp. All welcome. CPHC (Community and Primary Join us Sunday morning at 10:30 at Beckwith Baptist Church at the corner Health Care) Seniors’ Fitness Classes, of Tennyson Rd and 7th Line of Beck- 50 years of age and up, 10-11 a.m. with. Coffee and Fellowship following Mondays and Fridays, Seniors’ Activity Centre, Info: Karen (613)283the service. All are welcome. Laidley’s-Maberly United Church 4138. Cardio, Strength Training and Cemetery Annual Memorial Service. Stretches. Darts, Friday 8 p.m. Mixed. LeAugust 18, 2:00 p.m. In the event of rain service will be held in the Maberly gion. Darts, Jasper, Thursday 7:30 p.m. United Church Mallorytown Legion, Weekly bingo, Legion Br 95 Darts, Tuesday, 7 p.m. Singles. every Thursday night, doors open at 6 Royal Canadian Legion, 7 Main St E. p.m. Duplicate Bridge, Tuesday, August “Nature Explorers Day Camp”, Monday, August 12-Friday, August 16, 13, Legion, starting at 1 p.m. PartnerFull week Nature Camp at Foley Moun- ship Terry Fagan 613-283-6393. EA- Emotions Anonymous- 12tain Conservation Area, drop off 9 a.m. at the Interpretive Centre, pick up 4 p.m. step organization working toward recovery from emotional difficulties Info: 613-273-3255. Outdoor Concert featuring fiddle, (marriage, children, grief, etc). Meetguitar, keyboard and singing of Kyle Fel- ings (every Tuesday)- August 13, 7 haver and John Mitchell. Sun. Aug. 11, p.m. Salvation Army Church (side 2-4 p.m. At the home of Ray & Kathy door). (613)283-0960. Harmony Club 162, 61 Cornelia Lowe, Clayton. Info./tickets: 613-256St. Darts every Thursday. 1:30 p.m. 9010 or 613-253-2729. Outdoor Skills, Thursday, August Info: 613-283-4684. Lanark County Brain Injury Sur22, Family Nature Program at Foley Mountain Conservation Area, staring at vivors Group, meeting. Every Tues10-11:30 a.m. at the Interpretive Center. day, 10 a.m.-noon. Tricas, 88 Cornelia St. W. Info: 613-273-3255. Pancake & Sausage Breakfast. “Pond Life”, Thursday, August 8, Family Nature Program at Foley Moun- Sunday Aug. 11, 9 am-1 pm. Knights tain Conservation Area, starting at 10- of Columbus Hall. Info 613-283-1550, 11:30 a.m. at the Group Camping Area. 613-283-2098. Pollyanna performed by Smiths Info: 613-273-3255. Rideau and District Old Tyme Fid- Falls Community Theatre Aug 8, 9, dlers Assoc traditional old tyme fiddle 10, 16, 17 at 7:30 pm and Aug 11, and country music dance, Alfred Taylor 18 at 2:00 pm. Tickets from $10-$20. Centre, 2300 Community Way, North Call 613-283-0300. Gower. Friday, August 9, 7:30-11:30 p.m. TeenMOPS weekly group, for Tickets at the door. Info: 613-258-2258. RURAL Snow Road Snowmobile Club First teen moms and their babies, WednesCountry Music Festival, Elphin, Satur- days 6:30 p.m Baptist Church. Info: 4 hand euchre, Tuesday evenings 7 day, August 10. Gates open 12 noon, (613)283-5383. p.m. (starting May 1) ABC Hall, Bolingbroke. Sponsor: ABC Seniors. Lunch and prizes. 4 hand euchre, Wednesday, August 14, 7:30 p.m. Montague Seniors Hall, Rosedale. Good prizes, good food. (613)284-1074. Leave your car at home for Annual Robertsville Cemetery Memorial Service. Sunday, August 11, a day, week or a month! 2:30, with potluck to follow at Snowroad Community Centre. Rain option at Try walking or biking. If Snowroad Church. BBQ Pork Dinner & Dessert. Auwork is too far away to walk gust 17th, 4-6:30 PM. Legion Branch # 231. 2314 Harlem Rd., Portland. carpool. Best Possible Start Drop-In. Parenting information and support. 1st and 3rd Monday’s each month, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Country Roads CHC, 4319 Cove Road, Portland. Info: Early Years Team, 2722799 or 1(888)998-9927. Bingo, Elgin Lions Club Hall, every

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Important tips to remember when hiring home care help EMC Lifestyle – Are you looking for home care help for you, an elderly parent or someone convalescing after a hospital stay? Asking some key questions of yourself and potential home care workers will help you find the right level support and the right provider. It will also save you time – and possibly risk. The first question you need to ask is “What do I need�? This will dictate the kind of support you require (and ultimately what you will pay for home care help). If you’re looking for someone to help around the house – housekeeping, shopping, assistance with meal planning/preparation, etc. – you won’t require a Personal Support Worker (PSW). If you or your loved one is largely independent and capable of directing care, your best option may be a housekeeper or homemaker. Where to find them? There are home cleaning busi-

nesses in many areas, but don’t overlook your local home support agency. Many home support agencies offer a home cleaning service on a fee-for-service basis. You can also find housekeeping providers on online homecare job boards such as www.homecareconnect.ca – a free Ontario job board specializing in homecare professionals. If your loved one has cognitive impairment or limited ability to make decisions or direct care, you’ll likely need a Personal Support Worker (PSW)—someone who has graduated with a PSW certificate from a recognized school. PSWs possess personal care and home support skills and know how to support independent living (helping an individual do things for themselves and not take over). A certified PSW will have education in cognitive impairment and mental health and have a better understanding into how to support a person with limited ability to direct their own sup-

port. Is the Personal Support Worker on the PSW registry? If you’ve decided that you will require a PSW, you’ll want to know that the PSW’s credentials have been accepted by Ontario’s PSW Registry. The PSW registry is a mandatory register for all PSWs employed by publicly-funded health care employers. It lists the names of workers who have completed a formal Ontario PSW program or who have current or recent employment providing personal support in Ontario. It is important to note that the PSW registry is not a regulatory college like the College of Nurses of Ontario. Being on the PSW registry means an individual has presented their credentials to the PSW registry and they’re been accepted, either because they work in the field or have a PSW certificate. The registry does not check a worker’s background for criminal convictions, nor is it proof that a worker has the skills you need.

It is up to you to decide whether or not a particular worker’s skills meet your needs. You will also have to make certain that the person is trustworthy. If you are uncertain about doing these checks, you may want to consider obtaining services through an established home support program. Go to www.ocsa.on.ca for more information on services in your area, or contact your local Community Care Access Centre (CCAC). Is the individual who they say they are? You should verify that the individual is who they say there are. Ask to see government-issued photo ID such as a passport, driver’s licence or Ontario photo card. Criminal record check Ensure the individual has received a clear criminal record check that’s been issued recently. Specifically, you want to see a clean and recent vulnerable sector screening. This is a special

type of criminal record check that also checks the abuse registry. Remember that this screening is valid as of the day it was issued, so you want to make certain it was recently done. References Ask for employer references and follow up with past employers. You need to ask the individual for permission to contact past employers and make it a condition of employment. Don’t consider applicants who refuse to allow you to contact previous employers. Be suspicious of those who tell you that their previous employers are no longer in business or have passed away. If possible, it’s best to get a referral from someone you trust. You still need to do your do due diligence in vetting and hiring the individual, but getting a referral from a trusted source can give you great assurance. Does the individual have liability insurance? It is appropriate to ask the person to carry liability insurance which

Know the signs of high blood pressure By DR. KATIE WESTSTRATE

the pressure remaining in the artery as the heart relaxes and fills with blood. If either of these is significantly elevated for three or more consecutive readings (taken on different days) – you have “hypertension.� While optimal blood pressure is less than 120/80mmHG, hypertension is typically not diagnosed until your reading is close to or over 140/90mmHg. In addition to increasing risk of heart attack and stroke, consistently elevated blood pressure is also related to dementia, sexual problems and to heart and kidney failure. The good news is that you can do something about it. A decrease of even 10mm systolic, or 5mm diastolic, as can occur with simple dietary modification, stress reduction and/or increases in physical activity, will reduce your risk of developing serious complications.

Lifestyle – Heart disease and stroke are two of the top three leading causes of death in Canada, yet one of the primary risk factors for both of these conditions is correctable! The problem is – you may not know you have it. Affecting more than one in five Canadians, hypertension, or high blood pressure typically sneaks up silently, leaving few signs or symptoms to indicate its presence. The Canadian Hypertension Society recommends that healthy adults have their blood pressure checked once a year to ensure it is staying within an optimal range. If additional risk factors are present, such as diabetes, obesity, smoking history or cardiovascular disease, you should monitor more frequently. Recommendations for Blood pressure is most commonly measured hypertension and heart health: in the brachial artery of the upper arm. Systolic blood pressure, the top number, represents the • Minimize processed, packaged, and ‘junk’ pressure generated by the heart to pump blood. Diastolic blood pressure, the bottom number, is foods, focusing instead on a whole foods diet

that is rich in fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, whole grains and healthy unsaturated fats (e.g. olive oil, fish, avocado, raw nuts and seeds) • Find ways to reduce and better manage stress such as talk therapy, exercise, yoga, journaling • Exercise regularly • Achieve and maintain a healthy weight for your height • Limit sodium intake and get plenty of potassium from fresh fruits and vegetables • Minimize or eliminate caffeine • Drink alcohol in moderation, if at all • Monitor your blood pressure regularly

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would cover the individual in the event that you or another are injured while receiving support. A worker who works on his/ her own should also hold a WSIB clearance. This protects you should the worker be injured while supporting you or your family member. This is by no means an exhaustive list of questions for prospective home care providers. However, it does provide some important things to consider and is a good starting point for interviewing potential workers. Duff McCutcheon is principal of HomeCareConnect.ca – a free online job board aimed at Ontarians looking for home care help. Users can register to post unlimited free postings targeting home care professionals – PSWs, companions, homemakers – across Ontario. Special thanks to Lynelle Hamilton, senior practice advisor, Personal Support Network of Ontario for her input in this article.

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New 2014 Mazda6: Change for more than change’s sake Lifestyle – The vehicles I road test for these reviews (yes it’s a tough job, but I’m willing to make sacrifices) come from two main sources: press fleets owned by the Canadian head offices of the manufacturers and local dealerships. I prefer to use dealership units whenever possible because they more closely represent the trim and equipment level that you or I shop for, whereas press fleets are made up of fully loaded higher-end models. If you are interested in learning more about any of these vehicles, check out the manufacturers’ websites or better yet, call your local dealership and speak to one of their knowledgeable staff. It’s the ultimate in interactive information gathering. The Mazda6 I enjoyed for this review came from the friendly folks at Kanata Mazda in Ottawa. Mazda Canada launched their allnew flagship sedan, the Mazda6 at the Montreal Auto Show earlier this year. I had a chance recently to take one out for a brief run and wasn’t disappointed. To start, the 6 comes in three trim levels and the price tape begins at $24,495. My GT tester with the technology option package came in at $34,195 (prices before destination, dealer prep, licensing, taxes, or purchase incentives). For a main-stream mid-sized, mid$30K sedan it comes with everything you’d expect and a few things you wouldn’t, such as: 19” alloy wheels, HID headlamps with auto dimming and leveling, rain-sensing wipers, voiceactivated navigation with a 5.8” colour screen, power glass moon-roof, and a lane-departure warning system just to

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cover the highlights. Of course the 6 is powered by Mazda’s SKYACTIV technology in the form of a 2.5L four-cylinder gasoline engine putting out 184 HP and 185 ft/lb of torque. Both manual and automatic transmission choices are six-speed and the auto box is available with paddle-shifters. Later this year, a 2.2 L turbo-charged diesel option will be available. Mazda started with a clean design slate for the 6 and exterior looks are bold and attractive. Inside, the cabin has the fit and finish not usually found in non-luxury brands. Quality seat and soft-trim materials welcome you into a great cabin with an easy-to-get-toknow instrument panel and control system. Road noise is limo-quiet and a well-tuned front and rear suspension combined with light alloy 19” wheels, kept things smooth but connected, even on summer road-construction surfaces. Online acceleration may not be V6 or turbo-charged-snappy, but highway legal road speeds were obtained quickly, passing was confident, and the transmission shifts spot on. Few drivers moving from a V6 power-plant into the 6 will miss the pain at

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The 2014 Mazda6 is a serious player in the mid-sized sedan market, featuring a quiet ride, high level of comfort and performance. the pump that Mazda’s SKYACTIVE technology relieves. Mazdas boast a section leading 5.1 L/100 km highway and 7.6 L/100 km city (55.4 and 37.2 mpg). The EPA in the US rates the 6 at 48.0 mpg highway and 33.6 mpg city (converted to imperial gallons). The 6’s 62 L tank should deliver a 900 km range according to NRCan ratings (in a 50/50 mix of highway and city driving) and cost around $74 to fill at $1.30/L. A good portion of these results are due to Mazda using a regenerative-brake system which create electricity for storage in a very efficient capacitor. This allows the engine to be freed of parasitic belt-pulley loads as the capacitor can recharge the vehicle’s battery and power various electrical accessories. This system, which Mazda calls i-ELOOP

holds the promise of expanded use in other vehicles and their components. Safety is well enhanced in the 6 with Mazda’s ‘technology package’ which includes automatic high beam lamp control, lane departure and front object warning systems, radar cruise control, blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and smart city brake support. These use various sensors in the front and rear of the vehicle to extend the driver’s sight-reach and improve reaction times and in the case of smart city braking, the 6 will apply the brakes for you to minimize the risk of colliding with a stopped or slower vehicle ahead in stop and start commuter driving. On the upkeep side, an air filter runs about $31, front brake pads and rotors are $172 and $104 respectively, and a

dealership oil change will cost around $60. The P225/45R19 tires my tester was equipped with are currently available from a small selection of tire-makers and range from $200 to $375 each. The mid-sized sedan market is a major one in our area and very crowded with able competitors. The launch of the 2014 Mazda6 shows Mazda is serious about being a player in this game. While the demographic for this type of vehicle can be wide and varied, one general statement that is allowable is that these buyers are experienced and looking for a higher level of comfort, performance, safety and driveability in their rides. The Mazda6 delivers. Yours in service, Brian Turner

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Imagine talking to all the people in These plum crĂŞpes are taken to another level thanks the addition of cardamom and star anise.

Crêpes are good for breakfast or dessert Lifestyle – This is a great breakfast/brunch or dessert option. The plums are cooked with some star anise until just soft, and is accented by the cardamom in the whipped cream. Preparation time: One hour Cooking time: 30 minutes Serves: Makes eight crêpes Ingredients • 3 eggs, lightly beaten • 2 cups (500 mL) milk • 1/4 cup (50 mL) melted butter (approx) • 1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt Plums • 1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil • 6 Ontario Plums, pitted and quartered • 1/4 cup (50 mL) granulated sugar • 1 cup (250 mL) semidry white wine (such as Riesling) • 8 whole star anise pods • 1 lemon, zest and juice kept separate Whipped cream • 1 cup (250 mL) whipping cream (35 per cent) • 1/3 cup (75 mL) liquid honey • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground cardamom Preparation In large bowl, whisk eggs, milk, 1/4 cup (50 mL) melted butter, flour and salt until no lumps remain. Cover and refrigerate for at least two hours before making crêpes. Plums: In large heavy-bottomed skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Brown cut side of plums about two minutes per side; sprinkle with sugar. Add wine, star anise pods and lemon zest to skillet and bring to boil; reduce heat to medium. Cook until plums are soft, about four minutes. With slotted spoon, remove plums to heat-proof bowl. Bring syrup to boil; boil until reduced by half, five to six minutes. Add lemon juice to taste; pour over plums. Cover and let cool to room temperature. Crêpes: Heat eight-inch (20 cm) nonstick skillet over medium heat. Brush pan with melted butter. Pour in 1/3 cup (75 mL) batter into centre of pan, tilting pan to cover bottom thinly. Return to heat for about one minute or until bottom is lightly browned. Using spatula, flip crêpe over and brown other side. Remove to plate. Repeat with remaining batter, buttering pan if needed. (Refrigerate crêpes if not using immediately.) Whipped Cream: Using electric mixer, whip cream on medium until thickened slightly. Slowly add honey and cardamom, whipping until stiff peaks form, about two minutes. Keep refrigerated until ready to use. Remove star anise pods from plums. Place crêpes on cutting board. Divide plum mixture between 8 crêpes, spooning mixture onto one half. Fold crêpes over. Carefully transfer to plate; garnish with whipped cream, and a star anise pod.

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1958 Chevrolet Cameo pickup on the road again! EMC Lifestyle - Dan Burdick of Leamington, Ontario, owns a beautifully restored 1958 Chevy Cameo Carrier pickup, one of only 1,405 built that year by GM. Dan’s truck spent its early life in New Mexico before coming to Ontario. He bought it 35 years ago and stored it until he was ready to give it a total restoration. The final result is absolutely spectacular. GM built the Cameo pickup only from 1955 to 1958, and the ’58 model is the only one with quad headlights. The Cameo was given fancy styling in keeping with the styling of the cars from that era, which sported flashy colours and lots of chrome. Dan started by removing the cab, then sandblasting and painting the frame. The body was taken to Redi-Strip in Detroit, then brought home for metal finishing, then taken to Pontiac, Michigan, to be re-stripped and electronic primed. The front clip and both doors came from the late classic car restorer Ron Fawcett in Whitby, Ontario, and these were stripped and repaired. The new pickup bed insides and front were purchased from Pros Pick in Ontario, as well as wood kit and stainless strips. All stainless was buffed, and the grille and front bumper were rechromed. The rear bumper ends and bumperettes were rebuilt. Mark Dimilo Auto Body in Leamington straightened the body and painted it a brilliant red with silver accents. Dan

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The friendships built are supportive and ongoing, no matter the age. Another observation was throughout the broad styles of music, all the wonderful musicians who are on their way up or down the popularity chain of their music discipline, there was a welcome lack of crazy egos that can create havoc sometimes. The Wendy Laut Stage offers two days of different musical gatherings of musicians who would not normally play together, often with magical results. One I caught a bit of was the sweet, powerful vocals of Laura Smith, veteran kids performer Fred Penner and the a cappella four-man vocal group Cadence, all joining in together. Laura Smith later played the main stage, backed by Jamie Campbell, Terry Tufts and Kathryn Briggs and it was incredibly powerful to see most of the audience simultaneously rise to their feet together for a standing ovation. The power of music was exemplified as myself and the emcee, two good sized men were taking in Laura’s show side stage with tears streaming down our faces. Her new CD Everything is Moving, sold out at the CD tent quickly. (I cannot recommend this disc more highly. It’s a wonderful

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ton plays Earl the CIA agent messing with everyone, and I must say Paxton has a real knack for playing truly nasty villains. 2 Guns is a summer time gem. Mark Haskins’ column is a regular feature of the EMC.

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Left, gathered at the gravesite of Lt. Alexander Kippen in Elmwood Cemetery after the wreath laying ceremony (left to right) are Jeff Page, Vice-President of the Vimy Canadian Army Veteran (CAV) unit from Kingston; Izzy doll Mom Shirley O’Connell; Major-General (Ret’d) Lewis Wharton MacKenzie; International Community for the Relief of Suffering and Starvation (ICROSS) founder William “Billy” Willbond; military veteran Mike Comeau, ICROSS; Ernie “Buddha” Hall, CAV National Vice-President. Above, on the left, Darrell Esson, Driver Associate for “Ride of Pride”, Schneider National with Ernie “Buddha” Hall, Canadian Army Veteran (CAV) National Vice-President, at the Perth Legion prior to leaving for the Elmwood Cemetery wreath laying ceremony.

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A cry for help turned into the thunderous roar of nearly 20 motorcycles on Sunday morning, as the International Community for the Relief of Suffering and Starvation (ICROSS) and the Canadian Army Veteran (CAV) Motorcycle Units came together in Perth for the seventh annual fundraiser and motorcycle rally. ICROSS Canada is a notfor-profit charity which assists the “poorest of the poor” by attempting to gather and ship medical supplies for the benefit of humanity’s neediest souls. National President William “Billy” Willbond, MSM, CD,

also stresses that his organization uses the well-known “Izzy” dolls as packing material to cushion the supplies. The dolls are then given to orphans and children of the needy, and often the dolls are the only toys these children will ever see. The “Izzy” moniker derived from the efforts of Master Corporal Mark “Izzy” Isfeld, when he worked clearing landmines in war-torn countries, and handed out little handmade dolls crocheted by his mother, Carol, to help calm frightened local children. Partnered with ICROSS for this event, CAV was started in

in Perth. Perth is an historical town that my wife Margret and I could easily fall in love with. We love the people and the natural layout.” On Sunday, after registration was completed at the Perth Legion, participants walked to the Perth Town Hall for a flag raising ceremony at 10 a.m., which was attended by Mayor John Fenik, and the other special guests previously mentioned. The motorcycle riders then formed up at the Legion and proceeded to Elmwood Cemetery, where a wreath laying ceremony was conducted at the grave site of Lieutenant Alexander W. Kippen

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Farm donations, forward planning help Table avoid summer donation dip By DESMOND DEVOY desmond.devoy@metroland.com

News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Generous farmers and good forward planning are helping The Table Community Food Centre weather the summer dip in donations. While the number of certain canned goods is down, â&#x20AC;&#x153;we are up with surplus produce,â&#x20AC;? said Samantha Davidson during an interview last week. She commended area farmers and even those with just a healthy green thumb for being so generous, though donations are still always welcome, and needed. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re always happy to get anything,â&#x20AC;? said Davidson. She added that The Table is focusing on core foods, â&#x20AC;&#x153;focusing on getting some healthy foods out. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s great to have our staples, canned tuna, beans.â&#x20AC;? While they are grateful for whatever food is donated, when it comes to foods with high sodium content, â&#x20AC;&#x153;we are trying to move away from that,â&#x20AC;? she said. The Smiths Falls Salvation Army food bank recently reported empty shelves, but for executive director Nancy Wildgoose, in Perth, â&#x20AC;&#x153;the picture would be similar to what we would see every summer.â&#x20AC;? Normally, the biggest peaks of donations are around Christmas and Thanksgiving, and in a more spread out way, during the school year.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;We benefit from the food drives,â&#x20AC;? said Wildgoose. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The schools are great supporters. (But) they tend to be cyclical,â&#x20AC;? in time with holidays and school terms. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are seeing smaller donations now (but) we plan around it,â&#x20AC;? she said, budgeting for the purchase of food during lean times. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We will be purchasing more in the summerâ&#x20AC;Śwe also benefit from gardeners who have excess production.â&#x20AC;? In fact, that very morning, a local gardener had dropped off â&#x20AC;&#x153;the most beautiful Swiss chard,â&#x20AC;? she has seen in a while, while zucchini crops have also been coming through their Gore Street East door. Wildgoose added that another group of core foods are peanut butter and canned vegetables. A list of the most needed foods can be found on The Tableâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s web site. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The most protein, the most food value,â&#x20AC;? she said, in terms of which foods they are looking for. While feeding the immediate need is important, how people came to need the services of a food bank in the first place is also of high importance to Wildgoose. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I talk about poverty in the community,â&#x20AC;? she said. Summertime is also high fundraising season for The Table, with several events upcoming over the summer. Volunteers will be at the Garlic Festival on the weekend.

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Fundraising flipper Bob Groulx of Lanark was at Barnabeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Your Independent Grocer in Perth on Sunday flipping burgers and raising money for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada. As a member of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 175 & 633, he said he has raised some $600 for the cause since starting the fundraiser in May. He will continue to be at the storefront on Sundays through the summer.

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PUBLIC SKATING Elaine Turner, Erin Bothwick and Mayor John Fenik pose with the recent donation to the splash pad committee on Tuesday morning, totaling $2,000.

Donation overwhelms committee News - Perth Town Council, the Perth Ontario Needs a Splash Pad Fundraising Committee, and the Community Services Department received of a $2,000 donation Tuesday, Aug. 6 from the Perth and District Community Foundation towards the Community Splash Pad Project. The town received notice of the funding contribution in early July 2013 and are pleased to see the continued overwhelming community support for this new recreation amenity. The Splash Pad, now under way at the Conlon Farm Recreation Complex. It will be operational annually from May to October and will benefit

area families and children by promoting physical and social development for children up to age 12. The splash pad will be offered as a free recreational activity and will double as a â&#x20AC;&#x153;cooling stationâ&#x20AC;? which will provide relief to families during extreme temperature conditions in the summer. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are pleased to make this donation to the Perth and District Community Splash Pad,â&#x20AC;? said Elaine Turner, executive director of the foundation. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The donation meets our mandate of working within the greater community to enrich the quality of life throughout the western half of Lanark County.â&#x20AC;?

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Water day fun News – Children from the TayCare Junior Children’s Centre enjoy a water day with the Perth Fire Department’s water truck. The children, ages one through four, enjoyed cooling off under the spray from the truck. The centre’s child care providers expressed their appreciation to the fire department for the fun the children experienced on July 23. Submitted photo

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Municipal Connection www.perth.ca SMALL BUSINESS ADVISORY CENTRE: AUGUST APPOINTMENTS In January 2013 the Town of Perth Economic Development Department and the Small Business Advisory Centre joined forces to assist new entrepreneurs and existing business owners in the community. Once a month, Cindy James, Manager of the Small Business Advisory Centre for Lanark County, will visit Perth Town Hall. Ms. James will be taking appointments with budding entrepreneurs as well as established business owners, offering information on business topics such as registering a business, developing a business plan, marketing, financing, HST regulations and much more. The next available date for appointments is Wednesday, AUGUST 14TH, 2013 between 8:30am and 4:30pm in the Kent Room at Perth Town Hall. Interested parties can make an appointment by contacting Shannon Derbyshire at the Small Business Advisory Centre: 613-283-7002 Ext. 109.

CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF PERTH: REQUEST FOR TENDERS VOICE OVER IP (VOIP) The Town of Perth is seeking bids from qualified respondents for equipment, installation and training for Voice Over IP (VOIP). Interested respondents must submit their bids in sealed envelopes to the Director of Protective Services no later than 12:00 noon on Friday August 23rd, 2013. Please contact Jim Connell at 613267-3311 Extension 2226 for a copy of the RFP or visit the Town’s website at www. perth.ca for more details.

YARD MAINTENANCE The Town of Perth Protective Services Department would like to remind residents of Yard Maintenance By-Law # 4263 that was passed in 2012. The by-law sets minimum standards for yard maintenance in Town and regulates a number of issues including: Shrubs, hedges, trees and other natural growth are required to be trimmed so they: • Do not create visibility concerns at street intersections • Do not create visibility concerns at driveways and sidewalks • Do not overhang or infringe onto a sidewalk The Removal of Standing and Stagnant Water • With the abundant amounts of rainfall we have received in our area, residents should ensure that there are not areas of standing or stagnant water on their property. This could refer to, but not limited to: water in pails, flower pots, tires, tarpaulins, and rain barrels without screens. This standing or stagnant water creates an excellent breeding ground for mosquitos which are not only a nuisance but can also spread disease. We thank you for your continued efforts in ensuring a safe environment for all involved. A copy of the by-law is available for viewing at the Town Hall.

FINAL INTAKE FOR 2013 CIP FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES The Town of Perth is pleased to offer the FINAL intake of funding incentives for 2013 made possible by the Town’s Community Improvement Plan (CIP). Applications are welcomed and encouraged for the Building Code Compliance and Energy Retrofit Loan Program, as well as the Façade and Signage Improvement Grant Program. Both programs stimulate new development and support reinvestment in property improvements in the designated CIP area of town, under the Community Improvement Plan, which allows the municipality to provide these funding incentives. The Building Code Compliance and Energy Retrofit Program provides an opportunity for property owners in the CIP area to obtain an interest-free loan from the Town equal to 50% of the average construction cost to a maximum of $20,000 per unit for works related to Ontario Building Code upgrades or for works related to energy efficiency improvements as well as improvements made under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. The Façade and Signage Improvement Program offers property owners with a onethird capital grant (to a maximum of $5,000) to undertake façade improvements such as a new coat of paint, repointing stone or brick work, landscape features and physical improvements that will improve accessibility for clients and customers. How To Apply? Applications and guides are available for download at www.perth. ca, or you can contact Casey Buchanan at the Town of Perth at 613-267-3311 Ext. 2240 or by email at cbuchanan@perth.ca.

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The show will go on! Friday, September 20th, 2013 at 8pm is the new date for the 50’s rock and roll band, FREDDY VETTE AND THE FLAMES! Come out to the Perth Legion (26 Beckwith St. East) and dance the night away to the most popular hits of the 50’s, all while supporting the Perth 200th Anniversary! This dance is a fundraiser for community celebrations during Perth’s anniversary year in 2016. A BBQ will be held prior to the show beside the Lounge, from 6-8pm. Doors open at 8pm, show starts at 8:30pm. Tickets are $25 in advance from either Town Hall or the Visitor Information Centre, or you can purchase with Paypal/debit/credit card through Shadowfax – 1-800-518-2729 or www.shadowfax.on.ca. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $30. Community volunteers are welcomed to help assist with this event! For more information please contact Beth Peterkin at bpeterkin@perth.ca.

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Local producer thrilled SpellFury shortlisted for film festival honours

News - Perth filmmaker’s online TV series Spellfury has been chosen to be shown in Indianapolis at the 2013 Gencon Film Festival Events – Local filmmaker Travis Gordon and his Perth Based online TV series Spellfury has been chosen as an

Official Selection of the Gen Con Film Festival, which is part of Gen Con Indy, the original, longest running gaming convention in the world. Last year, more than 41,000 attendees were at the convention. As an official selection of Gen Con, Spellfury will

have the opportunity to be viewed by thousands of people from around the world. Season One of the show aired Nationally on Global Television and has been viewed over six million times online (YouTube, iTunes etc.)

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Claire Smith (right), co-owner of Foodsmiths, and Mhari Crosby, a member of the body care and supplement support team, pose with one of the many ballot boxes throughout Foodsmiths during a recent celebration and renovations. The body care and supplement department behind them was completely renovated, and now boasts an extensive selection of high quality vitamins and supplements, as well as body care and cosmetic products, that offer choices for every lifestyle and budget.

9:30 am – 3:30 pm Glad Tidings Church, 260 Wayside Dr. (Behind Hinton Dodge)

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Show and shine

The second annual car show at Lanark’s Clyde Park was a hit with the crowds on Sunday. To the left, Perth’s Ron Armstrong shows off his 1958 Chev Impala that he restored. He’s owned the two-tone green machine for 12 years and says he enjoys the local car shows.

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Pay it forward

Opinion – Recently, a Canadian woman showed that random acts of kindness don’t really have to be so random. Monica Kavanaugh was inspired to purchase 800 cups of coffee for people she didn’t know for staff and other guests at the Edmonton hospital treating her father. She was given the idea after a gentleman in his mid-20s walked into a Tim Hortons and offered to pay for the next 500 large coffees. The bill came to more than $800. While Kavanaugh’s story is more widely publicized, she became part of a trend that is stretching across the country where more than 10,000 cups of coffee have been purchased through random acts of kindness at Tim Hortons locations that stretched from Red Deer and Calgary, all the way to Ottawa (where a man also purchased 500 large coffees for $860) and likely here in Lanark, Leeds and Grenville. Tim Hortons themselves promoted this act back in December when they promoted Random Acts of Kindness Week, where they would purchase customers’ orders at random. This initiative spawned a random acts of kindness chain that lasted for three hours (and 228 orders) in Winnipeg. In today’s society when the Internet and television screens are polluted with stories of conflict, murder and other dark deeds, it’s a little harder to find a light at the end of the tunnel. Seeing stories such as this one does the heart good. According to Elizabeth Dunn, an associate professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia, people do these little acts for one simple reason: spending money or being kind to strangers makes us feel good. We may also do it in the hopes that others will follow the lead and in turn, do a selfless

deed of their own. It’s about leading by example and not expecting anything in return. Each morning, many make the trek to the coffee shop, waiting in line to spend a few bucks on a cup of java. What’s the difference of adding a few extra dollars to your bill to pay for the next person in line’s order? It doesn’t have to be coffee. It might be giving someone tickets to a concert or baseball game, you can’t use. It’s true, random acts of kindness are nothing new. The ‘pay it forward’ mentality was resurrected by the 2000 movie of the same name, starring Kevin Spacey, which urged people to pass on the generosity they received, rather than paying it back. Every day people display small tokens of generosity, whether it be carrying a senior’s groceries to their car or holding the door for someone when entering or exiting a store, but showing affection towards the human race is something that doesn’t have to cost a thing. It’s become something of a phenomenon. To celebrate a birthday, some have opted to perform a random act of kindness for each year of their age and encourage friends to pass the generosity on to others. There is also a Pay It Forward Day (traditionally held in April). This year, 65 countries around the world, including Canada which joined the Pay It Forward Foundation in 2012, participated in it and marked down the good deeds they did. Though that foundation asks people to set aside one day to pay it forward, this is something we should do more often. Besides the warm feeling we get when doing nice things for others, these random It has been a while since I acts of kindness prove there is a lot of good updated you on the goings-on in the world. Pass it on. in our fish tank, hasn’t it? (Cue sound of page turning.) Here’s the background. I got into the (surprisingly complex) world of keeping a tropical fish aquarium about three39 Gore Street East, Perth, ON, K7H 1H4 and-a-half years ago after a T: 613-267-1100 • F: 613-267-3986 • www.insideottawavalley.com long stint with goldfish. There have been ups and downs; the first colVice President & Regional Publisher Mike Mount umn about our tropical fish adventures was called mmount@perfprint.ca Sales Representative Kevin Hoover “The Fish Tank of Doom,” which indicates how 613-283-3182, ext. 104 kevin.hoover@metroland.com well things started. 613-267-1100 ext. 229 General Manager Peter O’Leary Over the years I have learned a lot about keeppoleary@perfprint.ca Managing Editor Ryland Coyne ing fish. For example, proper aquarium water 613-283-3182, ext. 112 rcoyne@perfprint.ca chemistry goes a lot farther than the water looking 613-283-3182, ext. 142 Group Publisher Duncan Weir pristine. Surprisingly, pretty water can be deadly! dweir@perfprint.ca When we introduced our first crop of neon tetNews Editor Laurie Weir 613-283-3182, ext. 164 ras (lovely little silvery fish with red and blue racljweir@metroland.com 613-267-1100, ext. 246 ing stripes that seem to glow), we had some nasty Distribution Kathy Farrell (read: fatal) water chemistry happening. 613-284-0124, ext. 22 Reporter Desmond Devoy With the second crop, Mama did some research desmond.devoy@metroland.com Advertising Sales Co-ordinator Andrea Harding on chemistry and cycling the tank. The next intro613-267-1100, ext. 226 aharding@perfprint.ca duction of neons would have gone better, however, 613-283-3182, ext. 169 if Mama had actually “floated the bag” to acclimatize the fish before releasing them into the nice Publisher’s Liability: The advertiser agrees that the publisher shall Distribution Manager water. Eventually they came out of shock, their not be liable for any damages whatsoever arising from errors in Lori Sommerdyk 613-284-0124 x27 advertisements beyond actual amount paid for space used by the swim bladders returned to normal and there were part of the advertisement containing the error. The publisher shall For distribution inquires in your area, or for the re-delivery of not be liable for non-insertion of any advertisement. the publisher no casualties. Yay! a missed paper or flyer, please call 1-877-298-8288. will not knowingly publish any advertisement which is illegal, Over the years we have introduced other lovemisleading or off ensive. Distribution: 12,100 Homes Weekly lies to the tank. We have a pair of peppered corys Advertising Deadline - Monday 12 noon The contents of this newspaper are protected by copyright and may be used only for your personal non-commercial purposes. All other rights are reserved (little catfish), three otocinclus (algae eaters), myrClassified Deadline - Monday 12 noon and commercial use is prohibited. Permission to republish any material must be iad snails and, until recently, a couple of harlequin sought from the relevant copyright owner. Editorial Deadline - Monday 12 noon rasboras – pretty little tetras with dark tails that glow a rosy colour when they are content. After the elderly rasboras passed on, leaving all of the above bottom feeders with an aging pair of neon tetras, I figured the time had come for more swimmers. After all, fish like to school, even if their kid owners do not. Honourable Malcolm Cameron

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So Boychild, Girlchild and I set off for the city on our fishy quest. I also promised Girlchild I’d get her a big bowl and a goldfish so that she, too, could experience the joy (read: stress) of fish ownership. STEPHANIE GRAY Boychild opted for another pair of rasboras, and I talked him into a pair of aptly named glowlight tetras, which have a nifty orange glowing stripe. (I like glowy fish, can you tell?) Girlchild couldn’t decide between three goldfish – black, silvery gold and orange – so (surprise!) we came home with all three. (Mama loves fish.) Three goldfish, however, is too many for a bowl. “Don’t even ASK me to stop at a toy store,” I warned the short ones as we went through the cash with the fake plants, decorations, goldfish food, gravel and aerator pump to go with the spare tank and filter we had at home. When we got home, I floated all the bags (of course!) while somewhat frantically setting up a brand new aquarium. This is such a no-no. There was no tank cycling in advance of introducing the newbies, but I was counting on 1. My arsenal of chemicals and water testing equipment, and 2. The fact goldfish don’t seem to be as sensitive as tetras. So far, so good. The chemistry was a bit wonky for a few days, but that was to be expected and everyone in Girlchild’s tank (Blackie, Goldie and Charlotte) seems to be doing okay. (Fingers crossed!) Boychild’s tank – already well established – has been a happy place. The fish are all glowing appropriately, although one rasbora seems to be a bit high strung, so we’ll see. The corys were so excited they laid eggs, which were rather promptly eaten by other tank dwellers. (You didn’t expect an entire fish column without a little bit of doom, did you?)

Past Deadline

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Building resilience in Perth and area: Perth town hall meeting Sept. 28 To the Editor, What if we upgraded our homes so that they need almost no imported energy, and the food we need for quality health, was produced within a few miles of where we live? What if we were able to offer our youth opportunities to work at jobs serving the needs of their own community? These are some of the topics open for consideration at the Town Hall Meeting that will take place on Sept. 26 at the Perth Legion. The human species has reached the mature stage of its growth. We are approaching our planet’s limits; inexpensive supplies of some key resources are becoming scarce and some pollutants are reaching intolerable levels. Like some individuals approaching adulthood, our society is slow to accept the responsibility that comes with physical maturity. When we humans finally acknowledge planetary limits and resolve to live within them, there is no shortage of know-how for doing so successfully. Since the early 1970s when diminishing resources and pollution issues started to make the news, tens of thousands of people have dedicated

their lives to understanding the issues and finding solutions. Techniques are available to provide our communities with food, shelter, education and health care in ways that require less than 20 per cent of our present levels of resource extraction and waste. The political will is emerging to consider this wealth of information. Perth’s town council has agreed to host a town hall meeting in cooperation with Transition Perth, to discuss building resilience for our changing times. It is a chance to advance the next stage of history. Amidst the complexity of our times we often lose track of how well- suited humans are for a long and secure stay on this planet. We are an awesome creature with qualities that enable us to thrive in countless different circumstances. Once we acknowledge that circumstances have changed, we can adapt more easily than any other species. At present, most governments aim for steady growth, regardless of the evidence that human activity already stresses the Earth. The math is simple and telling. At three per cent growth per

year, considered economically healthy, human activity would double in 24 years. Such activity and its environmental impacts would have to double again in the next 24 years, amounting to a fourfold increase. It is hard to imagine the Earth remaining healthy with human impacts doubling; a four fold increase would be disastrous. Yet, if the growth culture were (was) able to continue, this would have to happen within the natural life span of today’s children. The impossibility of this goal explains a lot about why the global economy can’t seem to get back in gear. Recent literature on sustainable economics explains why continuous physical growth is no more necessary for a society to be healthy than it is for a mature adult. It is possible to organize economies that don’t have to grow, and to find the imagination and creativity to do so. Adults in every age are responsible for preparing the young for the world they are growing into. This is the point I made at a recent county council meeting. Young people today need to be aware of the challenge and opportunities of our times.

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In the same way that the recent generation of youth grasped computing far more thoroughly than their parents and grandparents, today’s young adults, if they become aware of the sustainability challenge, are capable of internalizing the criteria of long-term well-being on this full planet. With a sense of how the world is changing, today’s students will have the energy and imagination to adapt. Their motivation will be the great power of love and their commitment to the families they may hope to raise. This is an incredible time to be alive. A thousand years from now, people will look R0012216466_0725

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What road needs improvement? Community - After weather, what’s the most popular item Canadians like to discuss? Okay, I’ll give you a hint. Our country has two seasons: winter and construction (insert knee-slapping laugh or eye roll here). Following a weekend trip up North, my husband and I were aghast (or at least slightly displeased) when we travelled Hwy. 17. Much of it, from Arnprior and on, was in terrible condition. As in, you wouldn’t want to have an lidless cup of hot coffee placed above your lap. I then came home to find a media release in my inbox from Lanark County, which outlined the county’s 2013 road work project list. If you live in the McDonalds Corners or Bennett Lake area, you’d know the list well as you’ve faced construction all summer. But at least that will translate to future smooth drives out to the cottage. The Town of Perth has torn apart a portion of Beckwith Street, which definitely needed the facelift. Hwy. 17, along with the local road work, got me thinking about other town streets or rural roads that could use a facelift. Portions of Sherbrooke Street are messy along with a section of Foster Street. So, tell me: what, in your opinion, is a street or road that needs some work? I’ll share some of your answers in the next column. Exciting, I know! Get a Night Out with a History Lesson Are you ready for the kids to return to school? Sorry to say, but you still have 26 days to go. In the meantime, you should look into the Murphys Point Heritage Mica Days. The Friends of Murphys Point have organized a number of kid-friendly events this summer, including a campfire pit corn roast on Aug. 17. And, hey, if you need a kid-free

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break then check out the dinner theatre, which takes place Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. For more details, visit heritagemicadays.com. You know you live in a small, tourist town when... …you make several attempts to bypass the downtown core even though that route would likely take the same amount of time if you took the downtown path. Walks with Tux Tux’s walking routine will need to be switched up this weekend as we normally pass by the Perth Fairgrounds. This weekend marks the 16th annual Garlic Festival, which is hosted by the Perth Lions Club at the Fairgrounds. The two-day festival begins this Saturday morning and will include cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, live music as well as a birds of prey presentation. But please don’t offer any assistance at the birds’ presentation if you just came from the wine tasting. Admission is only $5 and kids under 12 are free. To get the full schedule, visit perthgarlicfestival.com. Know of a road that needs some TLC? Or, do you have a “you know you live in a small, tourist town when….” reflection to share? Send me a note at cathyjames@live.ca.

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Motorcycle Ride for the Cure rolling through county Aug. 25 By DESMOND DEVOY desmond.devoy@metroland.com

News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The fourth annual Motorcycle Ride for the Cure will roar off into the open road in the hopes of running down cancer. All proceeds from the ride will go towards the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, with riders heading out from the CIBC in Perth on Highway 7 at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25. Tickets are $15 per person, but tax receipts are available for more than $20. If you collect more than $100 to fight cancer, your ride is free. Last year, the branchâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s book sale and ride raised about $4,500, when 80 people took to the road in support of the cause. Lucy Kujadt, the rideâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s organizer since its inception, has been out on the roads herself, making sure that summer construction work will not play havoc with her rough route map. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tentative,â&#x20AC;? Kujadt said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been trying to find a route that is entirely paved. (Last year) one section was really rough, but it was paved. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re always tearing stuff up so you have to go and make sure.â&#x20AC;?

The ride will also go ahead regardless of the weather along the 300 km route. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There is no rain date,â&#x20AC;? said Kujadt. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s what happened two years ago,â&#x20AC;? when only 11 riders headed out, though $1,000 was still raised. The most money raised was during the inaugural run in 2010, when 60 riders raised $2,080. The route starts out at Perth, heading north to Balderson, then on to Fallbrook Road, Bennett Lake Road, and Ardoch Road, ending up in Plevna at 10:45 a.m. for a pit stop. Then, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s down to McDonalds Corners, before heading on up to Calabogie for lunch at Shooters, arriving between 12:30 and 1 p.m. There will be a draw for prizes after lunch. Bikers then have the option of heading home if they wish, or continuing back to Perth, taking a route through Mississippi Mills. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There have been regulars,â&#x20AC;? said Kujadt, who have been out to most, if not all, of the rides, whom she is looking forward to seeing again, in the hopes of helping boost attendance to more than 100 this year.

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Auditions for BarnDoor’s season comedy thriller at Full Circle Theatre hold open auditions for The 39 Steps. The show is a brilliant parody of black and white films, melodrama and the British Empire (the original book of The 39 Steps was written by the man who became Lord Tweedsmuir, Canada’s 15th Governor General!). The trick of the play is that the roughly 200 characters are played by one woman and three men! Played for all the tongue-in-cheek laughs that can be found in the original filmscript, the show ran for over 1100 performances on Broadway. It’s just great fun. The audition will begin at 7 p.m. in the lobby of the Full Circle Theatre at 26 Craig St., Perth. It’s a round-robin, nopressure, lots-of-laughs event and all are welcome. If you’re a BarnDoor regular, someone who hasn’t done a show with Oh, and the terribly queasy stomach and you may become part of it! them in a while or a newcomer to BDP More information is on BarnDoor’s or the stage, you are invited to have mentioned above? You’ll have to come some fun -- who knows where The 39 out to see God of Carnage to find out website at www.barndoorproductions. about that – or better yet, audition for it ca. Steps can lead?

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Enjoy tunes, tales and rusty relics at Murphys Point Provincial Park Events – Heritage Mica Days at Murphys Point Provincial Park brings you Dinner/Theatre with a difference this summer. “Tunes, Tales and Rusty Relics” is an original production, written specifically for this annual festival. The production takes place along the Silver Queen Mine trail with the next performance scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 14. This unique cultural experience attracts local residents and tourists and features theatre, music and local food. Follow Miss Whitfield, our favourite schoolteacher from 1909, and jack-ofall-trades Johnny Russell as they help a park interpreter unearth the artifacts of Murphys Point’s past. Farm, mine and sugar bush are brought to life through the stories of these rusty relics. Venture down into the Silver Queen Mine to understand the hardships of the early miners. End your trip at the miners’ bunkhouse to savour a fabulous hot dinner catered by Fall River Restaurant served by Cookie as you enjoy some traditional music by Cratur. This group hails from the heart of the Ottawa Valley and their talented musicianship covers a number of genres with the focus on their Celtic roots. The arrangements stick to traditional Irish, Scottish and Cape Breton fiddle instrumentals. “Tickets are available online at www.heritagemicadays.ca,” said event coordinator Beth Peterkin, “and advance tickets are required due to the limited capacity”. The start time for the Dinner/ Theatre is 7 p.m. and Miss Whitfield will meet our guests at the barn foundation of the Lally Homestead. From there,

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our guests become a part of the theatre experience and follow the actors along the Silver Queen Mine trail with various stops along the way. As darkness descends, the bunkhouse will be lit by the glow of traditional mica lanterns and Cookie will serve the dinner assisted by volunteers. Tickets are $75 per person (includes all taxes and gratuities) with a special discount of 10 per cent if four tickets are purchased at one time. Packages are available for groups of 10 or more. Call 613-267-5340 for details of these special offers.

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS In the Estate of Robert Duncan Birse, deceased. All persons having claims against the Estate of the above named deceased, late of the Town of Perth, in the County of Lanark, who died on the 12th day of July, 2013, are required to file proof of the same with the undersigned on or before the 5th day of September, 2013.

Events - The unsettled weather of this summer is no match for the fabulous programming and the amazing volunteers at the Heritage Mica Days. After the first five weeks of programming, only one event has had to be cancelled due to a thunderstorm. Volunteers have worked through the heat and humidity of early July as well as numerous light rain showers and some windy days… and they’re still smiling! Heritage Mica Days is in its fourth year of operation and is a program of the Friends of Murphys Point Park. The festival celebrates the cultural heritage of the Silver Queen Mine and the early settlers to the area. A sampling of events includes tours of the Silver Queen Mine, Spirit Walks, amphitheatre concerts and Music Nights, dinner/theatre, pancake brunches on the beach and an old-fashioned corn roast. “This year’s festival has been designed to appeal to all ages, especially families on a budget,” said event coordinator Beth Peterkin. “It’s exciting to welcome back visitors from previous years and also to meet newcomers to the Heritage Mica Days.” A full schedule

description of all festival events can be found on the website at www.heritagemicadays.ca under the Events Tab. This past weekend featured Spirit Walks on Saturday night along the Silver Queen Mine trail. Costumed actors and volunteers led guests along the trail as the light faded from the day enacting scenes that told the story of the early miners. The light from mica lanterns cast a magical glow as the Spirit Walks unfolded. The evening ended with a party in the miners’ bunkhouse with music by a local band, Highway 511. It seemed that the band members were having just as much fun as the visitors! Sunday featured open house tours of the Silver Queen Mine as well as the Enjoy some pancakes served up hot from the griddle. restored ore wagon and the bunkhouse. Festival visitors were able to imagine FUTURE SHOP CORRECTION NOTICE FUTURE SHOP CORRECTION NOTICE the hard work of blasting and removing NEWSPAPER RETRACTION FOR THE FUTURE SHOP AUGUST 2 NEWSPAPER RETRACTION FOR THE FUTURE SHOP ore from the mine circa 1908, then load- CORPORATE FLYER In the August 2 flyer, on page 23, the Sony 55-200mm AUGUST 2 CORPORATE FLYER In the August 2 flyer, on Telephoto Lens and the Sony 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 E Mount Zoom Lens ing it onto an ore wagon to haul it away F4-5.6 (WebCode: 10133295, 10212720) were advertised at a standalone price of page 10, a $100 gift card was offered with the purchase of an to barges on the Rideau River. $169.99 and $269.99 respectively. Please note that these prices are only iPhone 4 8GB (WebCode:101218264, 10218265). Please be applicable with the purchase of a Sony DSLR camera (WebCodes: 10244288 After the tour of the mine area, a advised that this product is NOT eligible for a gift card. and 1024396/10148727 respectively). scrumptious pancake brunch was served We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused our valued customers. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused our valued customers. at the main beach. Submitted by Friends of Murphys Point Park

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Top finish for local youth golfer Order of Merit as of midJuly, at the time of his 11th birthday. Sports – Will Bellamy is At the mid-season CJGA only 11, but already he’s surgchampionship at Pinestone ing up the junior ranks while Resort in Haliburton, (July he competes at summer golf 1 to 3), he participated in tournaments in the province. the CN Junior Skills ChalThe Perth boy is hot off a lenge the evening before Canadian Junior Golf Assothe two-day tournament ciation mid-season champibegan. onship where he placed fifth DaSilva said each comoverall in the two-day tournapetitor had three shots in ment. He even won the skills the areas of driving, chipcompetition, qualifying for ping, putting and iron the national championship in play. Edmonton. “Will was very consisWhen asked what he likes Photo submitted about golf, he had a one-word Will Bellamy of Perth is pictured at the CJGA mid- tent in his performance answer: “Everything.” season championship in Haliburton, Ont., Friday, and ended up winning the He’s been playing the game Aug. 2 at the Pinestone Resort, where he placed fifth competition. His score of 285 points since he was three. His coach, in the two-day tournament. ranked him fourth in CanGregg Foley, says he doesn’t ada among those who did have an ounce of fear. “I have been working with Will for the past two years,” the same competition at various locations across the country between May and July 23,” DaSilva said. he said. The CN Future Links program offers the top four finishers “(Will) is a very athletic kid and a great listener. If he is doing something wrong in his swing I just need to show him from each age group in both genders a subsidized opportunity once and he makes the adjustment quickly. He is able to keep to compete in the CN Future Links Junior Skills Challenge his ball in play off the tee and he is very good around the National Event. This year’s event is at The Royal Mayfair Golf Club in greens. As with most kids he doesn’t have an ounce of fear Edmonton, Alta., site of the 2013 CN Canadian Women’s and never doubts his abilities.” He spends about 10 hours a week on the links, but when Open. While in Edmonton, Bellamy will compete in the national he’s not golfing he enjoys hockey. He plays with the Ottawa Valley Silver Seven and has been playing basketball in Perth skills competition, caddy for one hole with an LPGA tour star as much as he can when he finds the time. He’s been a mem- and participate in a Golf Canada High Performance Camp. Bellamy says he enjoys being a member at the Links O’ ber of the Links O’ Tay Golf Course since he was five. Russ DaSilva is the course manager at the Links, who Tay Golf Course in Perth, and appreciates being treated well noted recently that Bellamy has had a sucessful 2013 season by pro shop employees and the members. Will works on his game with Foley two to four times a to date. He’s played in five CJGA tournaments from May 12 to July 2 in the junior boys division (nine and 10-year-olds). month. “With continued hard work in both the summer and workHis best results included a bronze medal and two fifth-place ing with me at the winter golf school his future looks very finishes. Bellamy says he’d like to take golfing “as far as possi- bright,” Foley said. “Hopefully he will be able to continue his success and lead ble.” Monday he was in Kanata at the CJGA tournament at Loch to a scholarship down the road and maybe to life on a tour. March. “His father, (Kevin Bellamy) is very good at not trying to Who’s his idol? “Brandt Snedeker of the PGA tour,” he said. “(He was the) correct him and seeks the eyes of a professional for his lessons. He keeps golf fun for Will which is very important for recent winner of the RBC Canadian Open.” Earlier this summer, Bellamy placed sixth on the Canadian his development.”

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On target Sports – The P&P 3D Archery Shoot for the Great War Memorial site of the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital was a huge success in its third year. Owner/operator Ted Ladelpha said they had a full field of 125 archers coming from as far away as Toronto for the two-day event held Aug. 3 and 4. Proceeds from the event totaled $2,000 and a cheque was presented to the local hospital in July. Pictured are some of the participants as they take in the final round on Sunday afternoon. Above, Cheryl Schneider of Finch, Megan Ladelpha of Ottawa (Ted’s daughter) and Sharon Florent of Madawaska are some of the top female traditional shooters taking part in the tournament. Kaitlyn Ulrich, 10, of Whitby was one of the top junior shooters for the day. Mike Shotlander of Oshawa shows his shots on the turkey target.

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Youth campers experience trip to great outdoors Community – The Youth Active Living program has come to an end for the Lanark Highlands Youth Centre. On July 12, 14 youth and four staff headed off to Rideau River Provincial Park to go camping. We started the journey with setting up the camp site with tents and shelters. Once everything was set up we headed to a small beach just to cool down. When we got back to the site some of the youth helped make dinner. Then it was time to relax for a while and make some s’mores over the camp fire. When Saturday morning came around the girls decided that 5:30 a.m. was a good time to get up (a little payback for the boys, who didn’t settle down until 1 a.m. the previous evening). So everyone was then up and we cooked breakfast. As the day was already getting hot we headed for the beach and went swimming. We did end up finding our way back to the site to make some lunch and take a little break from the sun to play cards and hang out in the shade for a while. As the afternoon went on the youth got a little warm so we headed back down to the beach for the rest of the afternoon to play volleyball and go swimming. Once we got back to the campsite the afternoon was pretty well shot, the youth had time to just chill out and throw a ball around or throw a few water balloons around. It was then supper time, where the youth were a little hesitant at first how you would cook pizza over a fire but in

the end the youth came to believe and thought that the pizza was great. After supper as a cool down before campfire the youth went for one last swim. At the campfire, the youth told a few stories and came up with their own one word per-person story. We then had a great snack and played with some sparklers. Then it was off to bed, but like the night before it was a bit of a late night as the youth thought it would be a great idea to stay up late. The next morning was the best as the staff was finally able to get revenge for the late nights by waking the youth up, by banging pots and pans with spoons. The youth then got up and started packing while some cooked breakfast. While waiting for the bus to come, some laid on benches and tables to rest. When the bus arrived it was the fastest we have seen them move to load the bus and hop on. The way home was pretty quiet as most of the youth fell asleep on the bus. Minus the million mosquitoes and the bright hot sun the youth had a great time and even suggested we go again. Even though the YAL Program has come to an end there are still some pretty cool things happening here at the centre, like the garden, summer excursions and the drop in program. If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact the centre at 613-259-2012 or drop us an email at lhyci@storm.ca.

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HAPPY 25TH ANNIVERSARY Tim & Cheryl Durant August 20, 2013 Love & Best Wishes from Heaven & Earth. Open House August 18th from 2-4 p.m. at the Montague Seniors’ Hall on Rosedale Rd., Smiths Falls

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HAPPY 5TH ANNIVERSARY August 8 Crystal (Mom) To Many More! Love Chad Karson and Keagan!

Dennis and Jean Dibb On your 70th Wedding Anniversary August 14, 2013 Your family near and far sends all their love and best wishes

HAPPY 60th ANNIVERSARY Ron and Ellen Dangerfield To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Ron and Ellen Dangerfield, an open house will be held from 2-5 PM, Aug 17th, 2013 at the Drummond building in Spencerville Best wishes only please

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CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR 70TH ANNIVERSARY Evon (Bus) & Muriel Craig (Lumsden) Aug. 17, 1943 - Aug. 17, 2013 With love and appreciation from your family DEATH NOTICE

50th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Howard and Sandra Smith of Elgin, ON are looking forward to celebrating their anniversary with family and friends on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at the Elgin Lions Club Hall, Elgin at 7:30 p.m. ~ Best wishes only ~

GRADUATION

GRADUATION Lorie and Harry Bennett are happy to announce the graduation of their daughter, Hillary who received her Bachelor of Recreation and Leisure Studies with a Major in Community Recreation from Brock University on June 4, 2013. Congratulations Hillary! Love Mom, Dad, Hope, Carly and Josh RETIREMENT RETIREMENT August 1, 2013 we celebrated Kevin Manson’s retirement after 38 years of dedicated service to The Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital, initially as an orderly at the South and North Unit which was very rewarding and continuing in Environmental Services at the Perth site. All our love and admiration Janice, Mum, Dad and families XOXO

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HAPPY 50th ANNIVERSARY Muriel and Gary Donnelly Come join us to celebrate Sunday, August 11, 2013 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Toledo United Church Hall Fond memories and best wishes

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BEATTIE, Robert Dwight - Robert Dwight Beattie at the age of 66 peacefully passed away with his family by his side at the Kingston General Hospital on August 1, 2013. Beloved husband of Beverly Evoy Beattie. Father of Cheryl (Jim) Robbins, Lori (Al) Killorn, Sally Beattie and Julie Beattie. Step-father to Sherry (Greg) Jarvis. Beloved son of Francis Beattie-Dickson. Brother to Lillian Snider, Jean (David) Crowley, Carl (Tina) Beattie and Peter Beattie. Brother-in-law to Marlene Beattie and Claudette Beattie. Remembered by grandchildren, nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by father George Beattie brothers Kenneth, Albert and Herbert and brother-in-law Jack Snider. Following cremation there will be a graveside interment service at Oconto Cemetery on Saturday August 10th at 1 pm. Arrangements in care of Goodfellow’s Funeral Home, Parham. On line condolences at goodfellowsfuneralhome.com THE EMC - 36 - Thursday, August 8, 2013

IN MEMORIAM

IN MEMORIAM GRAHAM- In memory of Della who passed away August 1, 2012. When tomorrow starts without you We try to understand. But an angel came, Called your name and took you by the hand. When tomorrow starts without you Don’t think we are far apart, Every time we think of you You’re right here within our hearts. Sisters are forever. Love Dorothy and Eileen

Happy 50th Anniversary Garry and Connie Costello August 10, 2013 Please join us for an afternoon celebration Saturday, August 11, 1 p.m-4 p.m at the Costello Residence, 24 Irish Lake Rd., Toledo, ON. ~ Best wishes only please. ~

HOVER, “Bun” - In loving memory of a dear husband, father, brother, grandfather (Poppa), who passed away August 10, 2004. Gone are the days we used to share, But in our hearts you are always there. The gates of memory will never close, We miss you more than anyone knows. With tender love and deep regret, We who love you will never forget. Love forever Katherine and Family


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COMING MARRIAGE

COMING MARRIAGE

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IN MEMORIAM MUNRO In loving memory of our dear parents Clifford who passed away August 11, 1994 and Essie, May 2, 1997 sister Laura, January 4, 1993 sister Ellen, May 14, 1992 brother Ray, December 6, 2011 brothers-in-law, Joe Brady, January 2, 2003 Willard Kellough, February 5, 2005. Loved and remembered by Marian, Arnold, Elmer, Doris, James and Heather

HAPPY 80TH BIRTHDAY HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY August 6 July 23 Glen, Dad, Grandpa “55 David” All our love You don’t look a day over 49 Marion, Greg Love Kelly, Erika, Brook, Allison, David, Kelly, Erika, Brook, Allison Still no place like the rink Mom, Dad & Greg

HAPPY 16th BIRTHDAY Hayley Marie Elliott August 14, 2013 You are a wonderful person in every way. Yes, it may be your “sweet 16” birthday but you have always been sweet and have grown into one of the most remarkable young women we know. With love from Dad, Jenn, Haydn, Holly and Livia XOXO

BIRTHDAY

ENGAGEMENT

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Elmer Dodds Perth’s oldest teenager is turning 80. His family would like to welcome friends to join with them on Saturday, August 17 from 2-4 pm at the home of his son, Terry Dodds, 124 Orchard Crescent, RR 3, Perth to help celebrate this very special occasion. Best wishes only. Love from your family

FORTHCOMING MARRIAGE Our family is thrilled to announce the forthcoming marriage of Gregory Pilon to Kristen Keyes, daughter of Dan and Susan Keyes. Gregory and Kristen decided on forever… and forever will begin when they exchange wedding vows on August 17, 2013 during a beautiful outdoor setting on the waterfront of the St. Lawrence River at the home of the bride’s parents on Howe Island, Gananoque, Ontario. Love and best wishes from your family, Debbie (Mom) and Bob, Austin and Laura Mitchell Allan and Pam, Taylor, Joshua and Mathew Pilon Grandpa Bud, the late Nanny Grace, and Randy McAdam ENGAGEMENT

BIRTH

FORTHCOMING MARRIAGE Bill and Karen Ballantyne of Perth, ON are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Alannah Ballantyne to Jayson DeBernardi, son of Jay and Nancy DeBernardi. The wedding will take place on September 7, 2013. STAG & DOE Stag & Doe for Alannah Ballantyne and Jayson DeBernardi August 10, 2013 8:00 p.m. at the Perth Legion Tickets available at the door STAG & DOES BIRTH

HANMER – A Beautiful Mother’s Day Gift – Amelia Madelene was born Sunday, May 12th, 2013 at 6:10 pm. She surprised us all arriving two weeks early and weighing in at 6 lbs., 13 ozs. Amelia is dearly loved by her older siblings Ethan and Zoey and her parents Andrea and Anthony Hanmer. Proud grandparents are Tony and Jackie Hanmer of Brighton and Keith and Gwen Villamere of Toronto. A special thank you to Dr. R. Kennie and all the staff at the Smiths Falls District Hospital Maternity Unit especially Dr. McGregor, Dr. Gauthier and Dr. Kerner for their exceptional care throughout the pregnancy and delivery.

HAPPY 85TH BIRTHDAY MUM Norma McLaren August 14th Love Dan, Linda, Bob, Judy, Brian, Marilyn, Gary, Darlene, John, your 10 Grandchildren, 12 Great Grandchildren

Just a little get-together…. Evelyn Neil will be 70 years young. Please join us for a cheer at The Moose Pub and Eatery, downstairs from 1 p.m-4 p.m., August 18th, 2013. Family and friends, Best wishes only. Love Ben

ANNOUNCEMENT

ANNOUNCEMENT

KELFORD-WATSON REUNION Saturday August 10 Noon-6 p.m. Robertson Lake Park, Lavant, ON Potluck 4:30 p.m. Bring family photos and lawnchair

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CARD OF THANKS

ANNOUNCEMENT

McDOUGALL - LOVETT Brian and Nancy Stead of Almonte are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Karen McDougall to Mike Lovett son of Barry and Sheila Lovett of Ottawa Wedding to be held October 5, 2013

HAPPY 80TH BIRTHDAY Ellen Willows Lalonde August 11, 2013 To a special sister, cousin, aunt, wife, mother and grandmother. With love from your family

STAG & DOE for Calvin Cooke & Sara White Friday August 16, 8 p.m. Perth Civitan Hall

CARD OF THANKS ANNOUNCEMENT

STAG & DOES

Congratulations Matt Philp on obtaining your private pilot’s licence. Blessings on your flying future. Love from Mom, Dad, Colin and friends

The family of the late Barbara Ann Fournier (nee Cox) wish to thank everyone for the beautiful flowers, cards and expressions of sympathy at the time of her untimely passing. To the good neighbours and friends for the food and support given to us during this very difficult time. Also the Mass cards and donations to the Ottawa Heart Institute and Cancer Society are greatly appreciated. Thanks to the Doctors and Nursing staff at the Perth GWM hospital emergency and ICU along with the Ottawa Heart Institutes medical staff and the compassion shown to us at Barbs passing. Thanks to Father Brian McNally and the Choir of St. Johns Church for the memorable service. To my three grandsons and three nephews who acted as pallbearers. Thanks to Stuart Blair, Pat Deacon and staff of Blair and Son for their professionalism and compassion shown to us at this sad time, also the Reception Area Staff at Blair and Son for such excellent service. Thank you............Dave Fournier and Family.


DEATH NOTICE

GALVIN James Michael “Jim” Peacefully in Fairview Manor, Almonte on Sunday, August 4, 2013, with his family at his side. Jim Galvin of Almonte, age 93 years. Cherished husband of the late Claire Kennedy. Much loved and respected father of Terry (Lynn), Barry and Suzanne Lawrence (Gord). Dear brother of Margaret O’Connell and Maureen Bartholomew. Predeceased by 3 sisters; Cecelia Grace, Betty Stang and Theresa Mondoux and 1 brother; Michael Galvin. Loved grandpa of Angela and Steve (Jennifer) Galvin and Kelly Davis (Dr. Matt) and Daina Lawrence (wife of Dr. Chris Diamond). Great Grandpa of Keegan Galvin. Predeceased by his infant grandson Ronald James Galvin. Friends were received at the C. R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL INC. 127 Church Street, Almonte, Ontario. (613)-256-3313 for visiting on Wednesday, August 7 from 3 to 7 PM Funeral Thursday to Holy Name of Mary Church, Almonte for Mass of Christian burial at 12 noon. Interment, Holy Name of Mary Parish Cemetery. For those who may want to honour Jim with a memorial donation, please consider the Palliative Care Program of Almonte General Hospital & Fairview Manor. Condolences & Tributes: www.crgamble.com

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CARD OF THANKS

CARD OF THANKS

THANK YOU The family of Dorothy Lowry would like to express their heartfelt appreciation and gratitude for the sympathy and support we have received since her passing. For their compassionate guidance and services, we do sincerely thank Rev. Bob Hill, Barker Funeral Home and staff, Carleton Place Presbyterian Church choir director Susan McCuan-Harron and her choir and the church’s catering committee. We are extremely grateful to family, friends, neighbours and the community, for the beautiful flowers and generous donations given in her memory, as well as the many kind words, cards, phone calls and food which we have received. Sincerely, Bert Lowry Allan and Donna Lowry, Mary and Ray Giles Keith and Susan Lowry and our families

CARD OF THANKS The family of the late A.J. Desjardine would like to express their thanks and appreciation to all those who supported us in our time of grief. Thank you to Rev. Sam Draffin for officiating at the service and Rev. Howard Clifford for his tribute to A.J. and to Heather Johnston and Grant McFarlane for providing the wonderful music he loved so much. Thanks to all individuals and organizations for the memorial donations, flowers, cards, and to the ladies from Watson Corners for the delicious lunch provided at the reception. A special thank you to the staff at Perth Community Care for their excellent care given to A.J. during his years there. Also, thanks to Stuart Blair and staff of the Blair and Son Funeral Home for their compassion and understanding at this difficult time. Emma Desjardine and family

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DEATH NOTICE

McGOWAN John Francis (June 25, 1922 July 28, 2013) Passed away at LHSC on Sunday, July 28, 2013. Born in Montreal, John was one of 11 children of John Phillip and Rose Ellen McGowan. All of his siblings predeceased him: Alphonse, Mary, Catherine, Bernard, Bernice, Margaret, Francis, Neil, Peter and Stanley. John loved to recount tales of growing up on St. Urbain Street, attending McGee High and playing for three hockey teams at once. He joined the Army in 1940, as he said, in order to play more hockey. Instead he received training in Canada and England. He served valiantly in the 17th Royal Duke of York Hussars for the duration of the war. He was a sergeant in the reconnaissance unit that saw tense and highly dangerous action throughout France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. He refused an offer to take officer’s training so he could stay with his men. He carried the names of some those killed in action in his wallet and prayed for them every day. His active service ended about 10 days short of the Armistice when his car was bombed and he jumped clear only to severely injure his ankle in the hard landing. After the war John worked for CPR for 35 years as a locomotive fireman and engineer and latterly as a diesel engineer. He loved the railroad and frequently regaled his audience with stories about his co-workers and the tricks they played on one another. John was predeceased by his cherished wife of 63 years, Ursula (2011). He is survived and lovingly remembered by all of the children of his large and blended family: Donald Lenaghan (Wilma), Lorne Lenaghan (Dianne), Peter McGowan (Shirley), Kathleen McGowan (Don Blay) and Edward McGowan (Bonnie Dunbar) and by grandchildren Karen, Heather, Colleen, Randy, Brent, Brad, Jennifer, John, Katie Anne, Victoria, Duncan and Lucas and great grandchildren David, Moira, Mackenzie, Shamus, Becky, Ryan, Andrew, Jamie, Rachel, Alanah, Keegan, Matthew, John and Andrew and was immensely proud of each of them. This wonderful blended family expanded to add the Blays, Ben, Sarah and Tony and, much to Dads delight, Rylan and Tatum Blay. He loved and was immensely proud of all of these young persons. He is also lovingly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. John had a cotillion of friends over the years. He was an immensely social man who treated everyone the same and always made people smile with his sense of humour which was alive and healthy into his final days in the hospital. The family is most grateful to the amazing staff and wonderful residents at Amica of London for their many kindnesses and great friendship. We will always be indebted to the nursing staff of 4 IP at LHSC for their attentiveness and gentle care. They are unsung heroes in a milieu often fraught with pain and suffering. The Funeral Mass took place Friday, August 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. George Catholic Church, 1164 Commissioners Road, London (Byron) Ontario. Visitation was held at the Church an hour before Mass. In lieu of flowers donations to your favourite charity would be appreciated. A. Millard George Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements (519-433-5184). Online condolences, memories, and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

DEATH NOTICE

DEATH NOTICE

LEISHMAN, Mary Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on August 4, 2013 at the Almonte General Hospital. Mary (nee Gilmour) of Almonte, at the age of 95. Beloved wife to the late Arnold “Babe”. Survived by her four children Paul, Rose, Edith and Ronnie. Proud “Grandma” of Don and great-grandmother to DonnaJean. Predeceased by her parents John, Christena, and siblings Wilfred, Murray, Allan, Charlie, Gertrude, and son-in-law Bob. A private family service will take place. Funeral Arrangements Entrusted Into The Care Of C. R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL INC. (127 Church St., Almonte, ON. (613)-256-3313.) Donations in memory of Mary may be made to the Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation. Condolences & Tributes: www.crgamble.com

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DEATH NOTICE

DEATH NOTICE

It is with sadness we accept the passing of Margaret Elizabeth (Betty) Heyman, 80, of Truro, Nova Scotia, after a short but defiant battle with cancer. Betty died peacefully and with dignity at her family home Saturday, August 3, 2013. Born in Pembroke, Ontario, August 17, 1932, Betty was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Margaret (MacDonald) Daley. Betty graduated from Cathedral Catholic School in Pembroke and continued on to receive additional training in bookkeeping which formed the basis of her working career. Betty was married to Jim on May 24 1954; and shared 59 wonderful years of marriage. Their journey together covered many miles filled with many happy adventures and pleasant memories. Betty lifelong passion was Interior Decorating and many hours were spent searching for that perfect piece. She was a faithful member of her Church. Betty also actively supported several charities and two foster children. Betty is survived by her devoted husband Jim, loving family; son Paul (Donna), grandsons David and Jeffery, Sister in law Colleen Daley Oshawa Ont., niece Katie Daley-Reinert (Nate) Oshawa Ont. and nephew Joe Daley (Kim) Winnipeg Man. and other family and friends. Besides her parents, Betty was predeceased by her sons, James David and Richard Thomas and her brother Murray. No visitation by family request. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, Aug. 8th at 11:00 am in the Immaculate Conception Church, 669 Prince Street, Truro, NS. Father Francesco Pirisi will officiate with a reception to follow in the Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. Burial will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, 125 Robie Street Truro NS. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Victorian Order of Nurses. Betty’s family wishes to thank the Colchester Palliative Care Team of Dr. Cortney Smith and Lisa Wilson, for their compassion and caring support. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Betty’s obituary on-line and selecting “Send a Condolence” at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com THE EMC - 38 - Thursday, August 8, 2013

DEATH NOTICE

Johnston Sylvia C. Johnston

(Retired Primary School Teacher ~ Norseman Junior Middle School, Etobicoke) Passed away unexpectedly while surrounded by her friends at Kingston General Hospital, following a brief illness on Thursday, August 1, 2013, Sylvia Carolyn Johnston at the age of 67. Sylvia is predeceased by her parents James and Thelma (nee Jarvis) Johnston and her brother Bruce Johnston. She is survived by her brother Keith and her many nieces and nephews. She was a dear and special friend of Robert McLean, and will be fondly remembered by her close friend Jill McCracken, Sylvia’s many friends and neighbours on the Rideau lake, as well as Robert’s entire family. A special thanks to the doctors and staff at the Cardiac Science Unit of the Kingston General Hospital for their care and concern for Sylvia during her brief stay there. Friends are welcome to join with the family for a service to celebrate Sylvia’s life at the Bethel United Church, Rideau Ferry on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 11 o’clock. Private interment will take place at Hillcrest Cemetery at a later date. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to LAWS or the charity of your choice. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls (613) 283-2800 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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Wiltsie, E. James “Jim” (Retired Police Sergeant ~ Smiths Falls Police Service) (35 Year Member of the Smiths Falls Civitan) Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at the Ottawa General Hospital on Friday, August 2, 2013, Edward James “Jim” Wiltsie at the age of 78. Jim is predeceased by his parents Edward James Sr. and Annie (nee Beetison), as well as his three brothers Albert, Harold and Doug Wiltsie. Jim was the beloved husband and best friend of Joyce (nee Morin). Loving and devoted father of Jim (Mary) Wiltsie, Cathy (Terry) Kilburn, Donna (Ken) Macklin, Tim (Brenda) Wiltsie and Bryan (Julie) Wiltsie. Jim was a proud grandfather of Tina (Dave), Anthony (Jenn), Tara, Mark (Mandy), Hope, Kristy, Kylie, Beth, Matt, Stephanie (Wesley), Aden and Ellen. Jim will be fondly remembered by his 11 greatgrandchildren, his brother Clarence (Thelma) Wiltsie, his many nieces, nephews, extended family including Joyce’s family, and so many friends in the Smiths Falls and surrounding communities. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls, on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A service to celebrate Jim’s life will take place in the Chapel on Thursday at 1 o’clock. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. A reception will continue to celebrate Jim’s life immediately following the interment at the Smiths Falls Civitan Club HWY #15 (towards Carleton Place). In lieu of flowers, donations directed toward Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Falls (613) 283-2800 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

Rubino, Lottie Elizabeth (nee Miller) (1922–2013) After a lengthy time in Care, Lottie had been resident this year at Perth Community Centre. Her valiant struggle with poor health ended peacefully at Smiths Falls Hospital on Thursday, August 1, 2013 in her 92nd year. Beloved mother of Ann Rubino (Les Cook) and grandmother of Dan and David Munro (Margaret). Dearly remembered by great-grandchildren Mark, Darcy and Matt Munro. Forever cherished by sisters Niecie Mulville, Doreen Tarle and Nora Haveron and her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by husband Mark Rubino (1972) and their dearly loved son Hughie (1961); her wonderful parents Hugh and Martha (Pat) Miller and brother Fred Miller. Lottie grew up in rural Perth, married and raised her family in Carleton Place and eventually retired to Stittsville. She enjoyed her many friends and participated keenly in curling and golf. An accomplished seamstress, she generously shared her handiwork with all. Lottie’s favourite times were fishing with friends and family at her Mississippi Lake cottage and ‘going to the farm’. She felt deeply for everyone in her life and will be very sadly missed. Friends were received at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place on Tuesday, August 6 from 11 a.m. until funeral service in the Chapel at 1 p.m. Interment United Cemeteries. Donations to the Carleton Place Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. www.barkerfh.com


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DEATH NOTICE

Lee Alfred W. Lee

In the Almonte Hospital on Monday August 5th, 2013 at the age of 55 years, Alfred passed away surrounded by his family following a courageous battle with cancer. He was the dearly loved husband of Brenda A. (Ramsbottom) Lee and cherished and respected father of Jennifer and Michelle Lee. He will be sadly missed by his siblings Allen (late Billie), Mel and Brian (Bobbie) Lee, Wilma (Garry) Lee, Linda (Willie) Lalonde, Arlene (Stephen) Crosbie, Art (Penny) Lee, Patsy (Andrew) Wilson and Sharon (Michael) Virgin, his father and mother-in-law Stewart and Mary Ramsbottom, Susan Kelford, all his family and many friends. Alfred was predeceased by his parents Jack and Mae Lee and sisters Karen Moodie and Brenda Lee. Friends were received at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St W., Perth Wednesday August 7th, 2013 from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. Services and interment will be held privately for the family. In remembrance of Alfred, donations to the Almonte General Hospital or Rosetta Cemetery would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

Martin, Jane K. (November 24, 1950-August 1, 2013) Peacefully at home, with her husband and family by her side, on Thursday August 1, 2013, at the age of 62. Loving wife and best friend of Shelley. Dear daughter of Kenneth and Audrey Wilson. Cherished sister of Anne (Robert Fraser) of Brockville. Special aunt to Scott Fraser of Brockville and Susan Navin and many other nieces and nephews. The family wish to thank the Chemo Day Care nurses at the Ottawa General Hospital, the second floor nurses of the Carleton Place Hospital, Dr. Den Ivanovich, Dr. David Lenny, Jenna and all the nurses from Bayshore Home Support for their care. Friends were received by the family at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place, on Tuesday August 6, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service was held in the Chapel Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to L.A.W.S. or Carleton Place Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family. www.barkerfh.com

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MACDOUGALL Malcolm We regret to announce the passing of Malcolm “Mac” Macdougall of Burritts Rapids in his 97th year, on July 30th, 2013. Predeceased by his loving wife, Sally Macdougall (nee Waite); his parents, Mary and Donald Macdougall of Scotland; and his beloved daughter, Sheila, of Montreal. Will be sadly missed by his niece Joanne Waite of England, Bobbi Conway of England and many friends and neighbours from Burritts Rapids. A memorial gathering to celebrate Malcolm’s life will take place at a later date.

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ABBOTT Joan “Bunty” ABBOTT

In Ottawa on Monday March 4th 2013, Joan (Garland) Abbott after a long struggle with dementia and arthritis left us at the age of 93. Her beloved husband of 67 years John “Kim” Abbott died in 2011. She will be sadly missed by her daughter Susan Abbott (Bill) of Ottawa and her son John (Heather) of Vancouver, her grandchildren Matthew (Allison), Daniel (Paula), Richard and Patrick and her great grandchildren Lachlan, Channing, Caspar, Nicholas, Bianca and Charles. We will always remember her sense of humour, her love of nature, her love of dogs and her love of books, her beautiful smile and always her love for family. Friends and family are invited to a service to remember Joan’s life at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W. Perth on Friday, August 9th, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. Following the service, all are invited to join for fellowship and refreshment in the Blair & Son Family Centre. Interment will take place in Merrickville Union Cemetery.

Rev. Robert Hill - Music: The Twilight Two

IN MEMORIAM

IN MEMORIAM

SPLANE Peacefully at Smiths Falls Hospital with his family by his side on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 in his 83rd year. Beloved Husband of the late Viola Margaret (nee Morrison). Loving father to Robert Splane, Cathy (Ron) Kusters. Cherished grandfather to Jennifer, Kyler, Samuel and Emma Splane. Ryan and Rachel Kusters. As per Don’s wishes cremation has taken place and a private family graveside service will be held at a later date. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences available at www.lannin.ca

FRASER, Grant Lovat Peacefully August 4th, in Almonte, Ontario at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Anna Fraser (Rentz). Cherished father of Bruce Fraser (Eve Shute), Scott Fraser (Dolores Fraser), and Gail Fraser Tessier (Philippe Tessier, deceased). Most proud and loving Grandad of Emma Fraser. Private family service to be held at a later date. Many thanks to the wonderful staff at Almonte Country Haven Nursing Home. Funeral Services Entrusted Into The Care Of C.R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL INC. 127 Church St., Almonte, ON., 613-256-3313 Condolences & tributes: www.crgamble.com

In memory of Cecil Lloyd Carman D.C. Aug. 5, 1934 – Aug. 12, 2012 We had joy, we had fun, We had seasons in the sun. But the wine and the song, Like the seasons are all gone. Lyrics by Terry Jacks

I miss you so much Love Ruth ~ Cecil, CL, Grampa We love and miss you Barb, Jenn, Hannah & Oliver

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HERDMAN Donald George Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on August 2, 2013 at the Almonte General Hospital. Don Herdman of Almonte, at the age of 63. Sadly missed by his two sons Scott (Melissa), and Pat (Manon). Proud “Grandpa” of Livia. Predeceased by his parents Floyd and Sally. Cherished by his siblings Rick (Alice), Debbie (Al), and by the mother of his two children Lise. Will never be forgotten by his many relatives and friends. Family and friends were received at the C. R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL INC. 127 Church St., Almonte, ON. (613)256-3313. for visiting on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 from 2 PM until time of Service in the Gamble Chapel at 4 PM. Private family inurnment at a later date. Donations in memory of Don may be made to the MS Society. Condolences & Tributes: www.crgamble.com

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Kathy (Forbes) Evoy When someone you love becomes a memory..... The memory becomes a treasure..... In remembrance of our beautiful daughter, sister, sister-in-law and Aunt, Kathy, who left us August 13, 2008. There will always be a heartache and often a silent tear. But always a precious memory of the days when you were here. We hold you close within our hearts, And there you will remain. To walk with us throughout our lives Until we meet again. Our family chain is broken now, And nothing is the same, But as God calls us one by one, This chain will link again. Ever Remembered, Ever Loved We miss you so much. Mom and Dad Pat and Sue ~ Dear Aunt Kathy We are sending you butterfly kisses and ladybug hugs Love Maya and Malcolm

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OBITUARY

OBITUARY

The McEwen family of Beckwith Township dates back to 1818 when the first settlers came from Scotland to Canada. In the intervening years, they have made their mark in agriculture, nursing, medicine, teaching and public service to name some of these areas. The part of the McEwen family we are concerned with here is the one located on the 8th Line of Beckwith. From the 1920’s, Harold and Helene McEwen farmed and raised their family of six children: Donald, Marjorie, Joan and Margaret (twins), Eveyln and Janet. From this family were to come 15 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. In the past year, we have lost two of this family and their obituaries are printed below.

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Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit www.blairandson.com

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CARKNER, (Barber), Anne - In loving memory of a dear wife, mother and grandmother who passed away August 8, 2011. God looked around his garden And found an empty place, He then looked down upon the earth And saw your tired face. He put his arms around you And lifted you to rest. God’s garden must be beautiful He always take the best. He knew that you were suffering He knew you were in pain. He knew that you would never Get well on earth again. He saw the road was getting rough And the hills were hard to climb. So he closed your weary eyelids And whispered, “Peace be thine”. It broke our hearts to lose you But you didn’t go alone, For part of us went with you The day God called you home. Loved and dearly missed by your husband Allan, children and grandchildren.

HOCKNEY John (Jack) B. Jack Hockney, the husband of Margaret passed away on April 1, 2013 at the Grand River Hospital, Freeport Health Care Centre, with his family by his side. Jack was in his 82nd year, a very active member of St. James Rosemount United Church in Kitchener, Ontario and a retiree from Maple Lane Dairies (In truth, Jack was ‘the ice cream man’). He was the loving husband of 60 years of Margaret McEwen, and the dear father of Lynn and her husband Rob McLoughlin, Bill and his wife Sandy, Bev and her husband Ron Lee, Bob and his wife Robin, and Lori Armstrong of Fergus, and beloved grandpa to Jordan, Kyle, Sean, Tanya, Amanda, Brad, Ryan, Nicole, Scott, Kristy, Adam and Daniel and four great grandchildren Dominic, Makenna, Ryder and Alexis. Jack was predeceased by his parents William Hockney and Minnie Lucas, one brother Bill Hockney and son in law Steve Armstrong in 2008. Jack was a good and caring man who took a strong interest in his family, being with them in their figure skating as a family and going to their events in sports or in school. He was involved in the cottage life on Bass Lake, a long drive from Sarnia and then Kitchener. As for his sports teams allegiance, he was definitely all Toronto blue. A service celebrating his life was held in St. James Rosemount United Church in Kitchener on April 4th 2013, with his wife and several of his children and grandchildren taking part and led by the minister Rev. Christina Boyd. KINGSLEY Marjorie Is is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Marjorie Kingsley surrounded by her loving family on Monday July 15, 2013 at the age of 84. Marjorie fought a brave battle with cancer over the past 2 and a half years. Daughter of the late Harold and Helene McEwen, she was predeceased by her husband Wilson and granddaughter Alexa. She is survived by her daughters Kathryn and Nancy (David Seto) and sons David (Seada) and Donald (Erin, Kolton), grand children Tara, Weston, Noah, Devin, Ciara, Cassandra, Amy, Wayde, Allyson, Steven, Raymond, Kristina, Alex, and great granddaughter Maya. Dear sister of Janet (John Lebrun), Evelyn (Rev. Larry Paul), Margaret (the late Jack Hockney), Joan (the late Jack McDiarmid), and Donald (the late Edna and the late Zelma). Majorie was an elementary school teacher Ottawa, a very active member of the former Westboro United Church, an avid card player – especially bridge, for which she would travel here and there to play, and loving it every time. Over the years she was a gracious hostess to an assortment of boarders, relatives and friends. A service celebrating Marjorie’s life was held in The Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes on July 19, 2013, led by Rev. Jenni Leslie, and with some of her children, grandchildren and brotherin-law Rev. Larry Paul, who played a piano version of her favourite tune ‘Maple Sugar’ as a tribute.


IN MEMORIAM

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CROZIER, Hillis – In loving memory of a husband, father, father-in-law and grandfather, Hillis Crozier who passed away August 11, 2003. Those we love remain with us. For love itself lives on. And cherished memories never fade Because a loved one’s gone. Those we love can never be More than a thought apart For as long as there is memory They’ll live on in the heart. Sadly missed Mary, Vallery, Shirley (Jerry, Brandon, Ryan), Norma, Betty (Brian (Herb), Alexander, Adam)

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1997 28’ Travelaire 5th Wheel camper with tipout, good condition, $5,700; 1989 Chev 1 ton dump, commercially certified, $2,650. 613-314-9327.

August 8th 1989 - Downey, Lancelot Arthur 2011 - Graham, Bernadette Theresa August 9th 1993 - Charlebois, William ‘Bill’ Cecil 1997 - Fitzgerald, Norman J. 2007 - More, Kathleen Elizabeth Ann August 10th 1973 - Downey, Sarah J. 1995 - Millar, Leonard Blake 1997 - More, Bertram 2003 - McCullogh, Beverley Irene 2003 - Munro, Rebecca Clark August 11th 1983 - McDougall, Catherine Edna 1985 - Chapman, Lillian Margaret 1988 - Mundt, Bernice Margaret

GIBSON, William “Pete” - Who lost life’s battle August 1st, 2012 and won the victory through Jesus Christ our Lord. ‘Tis easy enough to be pleasant When life flows along like a song, But the man worthwhile is the one who will smile When everything goes dead wrong. Author: Ella Wheeler Wilcox Missing and loving you always Sally

Juke Box, for records (45’s) roll top glass cover, lights down both sides at front. $6500.00 Call 267-4463.

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Kitchen cupboards, 25 feet, laminate top, double sink, $500. 613-267-2138.

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100% Hardwood, cut and split, 1 year old, hand piled, delivered, no debris, 14 and 16”. Summer specials! Call 613-257-5095. 5 Generations of firewood sales, all hardwood, cut and split. Volume discount. Outdoor furnace wood also available. 613-253-8006.

Cedar (white), quality lumber, most sizes, decking, T&G, channel rustic. Also huge bundles of cedar slabs ($45) and large bags of shavings ($35). www.scoutenwhitecedar.ca (613)283-3629.

AUGUST also our way of saying “thank you” to the many families who have shown confidence in us since we came to Almonte in 1973. Some families are unable to visit this book on the anniversary of the death of those they love. For this reason we are proud to publish these names weekly as our way of saying…“We Remember”.

Estate Sale- Round oak table/extension, 4 arrowback chairs $400; minibar, cherrywood $250; TV cabinet, maple $100; oak sofa table $100; recliner $75. 613-259-2685.

1994 - Munro, Clifford Alexander 1999 - King, John Albert Clarence 2000 - Morton, John Lewis 2001 - Douglas, Walter Edward ‘Ed’ 2006 - Horlin, Cleona Ida 2007 - Mondoux, Theresa August 12th 1980 - Fulton, Effie Laurena 1980 - Gilmour, John Allan 1988 - Hollinger, Christena May 1993 - Downey, Stella Elizabeth 2001 - Oosterholt, Antonius Wilhelmus ‘Tony’ 2003 - Hildebrand, Margaret Cowan 2005 - Riddiford, Doreen Adele 2010 - Coupland, Dr. James George ‘Jim’ August 13th 1969 - Kline, Lois 1981 - McRae, Andrew Blair 2011 - Hudson, Jessie Ellen

IN MEMORIAM

IN MEMORIAM

BOLGER, Howard, 1922 - 2009 – In loving memory of a dear husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who passed away August 6, 2009. The moment that you died, Our hearts split in two, The one side filled with memories, The other died with you. We often lay awake at night, When the world is fast asleep, And take a walk down memory lane, With tears upon our cheeks. Remembering you is easy, We do it every day, But missing you is a heartache, That never goes away. We hold you tightly within our hearts, And there you will remain, Life has gone on without you, But it never will be the same. For those who still have their loved ones, Treat them with tender care, You will never know the emptiness, As when you turn and they are not there. Forever in our hearts, always in our prayers. Your wife Valma and family

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Firewood- Cut, split and delivered or picked up. Dry seasoned hardwood or softwood from $50/face cord. Phone Greg Knops (613)658-3358, cell (613)340-1045.

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Certified piano technician, with Piano Technician’s Guild, extensive experience with tuning, repairing and rebuilding. Contact Grant Pattingale at 613-284-8333, 1-877-742-6648 or www.piano4u.ca

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Disability Products. Buy and Sell stair lifts, scooters, bath lifts, patient lifts, hospital beds, etc. Call Silver Cross Ottawa (613)231-3549.

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“WE REMEMBER” Just inside the main entrance of the C.R. Gamble Funeral Home is a book of remembrance. Each day we turn a page in the book. The names of those we have served are inscribed on that date along with the year in which they passed away. It is our way of honouring and remembering a life that was lived. It is

HOT TUB (SPA) Covers Wantedwarehouse Best Price, Best Quality. shelving, racking, lockers All shapes & Colours and signs, good condition. Available. To buy or sell, call Lloyd C a l l 613-530-7840. Website: 1 - 8 6 6 - 6 5 2 - 6 8 3 7 . shelvingandrackingworld.ca w w w . t h e c o v e r - Email: info@aworldofrentals.ca guy.com/sale

Stair lift, Savaria Stair Glide, 7 step, working orBeef & Pork. Sides of ten- der, all parts included. der young beef and pork. Best offer. 613-257-7514. Cut and wrapped for the freezer. Frozen and delivered. 613-924-2466. FIREWOOD Brand New Mattress Sale200+ Beds in Stock. More Quality Less Money. Quality Used Appliances Sold with Warranty. Best Price in Town! Dan Peters Sales- 3768 Hwy 43 West, Smiths Falls. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Delivery Available. After Hours Appointments Available 613-284-1234.

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Leer Construction truck cap. 8 ft., box, roof racks, side compartments for tools with doors, black, purchased 1 year ago for 2007 Pontiac G5 2 door, $2,200. Selling for $1,000. mint condition, orange, Call 613-264-1044. moonroof, fully loaded, 81 kms, certified, etest upon request, $7000 obo. Must Lumber- Board & Batten, 1x10 in eight and ten ft. sell. 613-720-6401 lengths at 80 cents per lin. ft. Battens 20 cents per lin. All brands of used appli- ft. Also will cut to suit. Cusances sold (or repaired at tom portable sawmilling your place or ours) with available. (613)283-7334. warranty and free delivery. We also sell new parts for most appliances. George Queen size electric bed, 1 Peters Appliances, #3756 year old, new mattress. Hwy. 43, Smiths Falls (be- Paid $8,000 will sell for Call tween Perth and Smiths $5,000. 613-284-4669. Falls). (613)283-8634. Apples, cider and apple products. Smyths Apple Orchard, 613-652-2477. Updates, specials and coupons at www.smythsapples.com. Open daily 9-5. Also check us out on Facebook!

MORPHY, Leone – In loving memory of our dear mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, nanny, sister and aunt who passed away August 7, 2008. She is gone, but not forgotten, As it dawns another year, In our lonely hours of thinking, Thoughts of her are always near. To us you were so special, What more is there to say, Except to wish with all our hearts, That you were here today. They say that time heals everything, But we know it isn’t so, Because it hurst as much today, As it did five years ago. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all your family

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Piano Tuner Technician HUNTING SUPPLIES for all your piano needs. Call Lionel Pauze. Hunter Safety/Canadian 1(613)278-2017. Fire-arms Courses and exams throughout the year. Held once a month at ANTIQUES & Carp. Call Wenda Cochran COLLECTIBLES 613-256-2409. Antiques for sale, visit our barn full of antiques. WANTED 3654 Hwy 29 North at Cedar Hill Road, Pakenham. Info: 613-794-5634 or Looking for cottage with hydro on it’s lot in need of 613-256-8937. repair or not, around $20,000. Reply to: P. ColHUNTING SUPPLIES lin, Box 2, 56 Featherstone Lane, Kemptville Canadian Firearm/Hunter ON., K0G-1J0 Safety Courses. Call Dave Arbour 613-257-7489 or Retired Senior has dire visit www. valleysportsmanshow.com need for old car batteries. for dates and details of Making cannon balls. Will pickup. (613)258-6254. courses near you.

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1979 RX7 Rotary, $6,500 firm. Rust free, stored 18 years, new tires, wheels, brakes, exhaust, rad, battery, new interior. Have all original parts. Special edition, #41 of 500 Canadian specials. 613-777-5498. 2002 Ford F150 4x4, extend-a-cab, 4.6 litres, 185,000 km, tonneau cover, box liner, $5,500. 613-283-6139. 2005 Grand Am. 103,000 kms. Really good condition. $4,500 o.b.o. 613-284-4669. 2005 Pontiac Grand-Am. 4 door, automatic, certified and e-tested, $2,700. Call 613-267-4803. Assortment of used tires, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16.5. Summers, all-season and snows. Also used car parts. Gord 613-257-2498. British 1961 Morris Minor. Good condition, plus new parts in package. A fun collector’s car to drive, $1,200. Call 613-257-9011. Ford Focus SES 2007, 5 door, blue, 121,000 km, manual, fully loaded, winter tires included, good condition. $4000. Call (613)290-1158.

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1 14ft. Fiberglass fishing boat. Comes with a new 8-horse, 4-stroke, Mercury outboard motor. Also comes with trailer and extras. $3,500 firm. Excellent condition. 613-283-8107. Marine Mechanic/Winter Storage- stop waiting 2-3 weeks for service, fast turn around. We’ll look at your boat within days. Reasonable rates, 35 years experience. Winter Boat Storage Available. 613-267-3470.


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1963 Neufeld tractor 460, 60 h.p. diesel, p.s., loader, p.t.o. $3,000. 613-272-2525. Cedar Rails $3, cedar posts 6â&#x20AC;&#x2122;-8â&#x20AC;&#x2122; $4-$5 treated fir poles 20â&#x20AC;&#x2122;-25â&#x20AC;&#x2122;, $2/ft. 613-285-4844.

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Firewood, hay wagon, has Hay in round bales and new flat bed. Diesel Farm firewood. Call Eber Contractor, 45 HP. Husqvarna boy at 613-267-6769. chainsaw, leather horse collars, lawn mower. 613-283-8231. New tractor parts- 1000s Fresh Picked Apples and parts, specializing in enPears are ready at Hallâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s gine rebuild kits, clutches. Apple Market!!! Super savings. Service 613-342-6320. Pick your manuals. Our 39th year. own apples are starting Brighton. very soon. Stop in 8 a.m www. to 5:30 p.m Monday-Sat- diamondfarmtractorparts.com urday to taste what weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve 6 1 3 - 4 7 5 - 1 7 7 1 , 1-800-481-1353. picked this morning.

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Doggie Bed & Breakfast. In-home kennels, grooming, fenced activity park, nature walks. Lorna (613)200-1952 or (613)264-2203. Set your dog free with a Dogwatch Hidden Fence System. Service and installation of any system. 1(800)647-3307. www.dogwatchontario.ca

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1 bedroom upstairs apt. Central location, Carleton Place. Fridge and stove included. First and last months rent and good references required. $650 plus heat and hydro. No 3 bedroom, nice country home, nice lot, central air, pets. 613-257-4627. $900 + utilities. No Pets. Frankville area. 1 bedroom walk-up, 613-275-2096. downtown Kemptville. Separate entrance. $700 plus hydro. 613-258-4760 3 bedroom semi-detached house, Carleton after 3 p.m. weekdays. Place. Available immediately. Fridge and stove in2 bedroom, 2nd floor cluded. Recently apartment, downtown renovated. $1125 plus Perth. Includes: fridge, heat & hydro. Good referstove, hot water, parking ences required plus 1st and yard. $625/month and last months rent. No plus hydro (electric heat). pets. 613-257-4627. Available September 1. 613-267-6666. $925/month + utilities, 2 bedroom apt in Perth, gas 2 Bedroom Apartment, fireplace, hardwood floors $950/month, all inclusive. ,fridge, stove, washer, dryCall 613-283-7497. er, references, 1st & last, view at www.mls.ca 881032. 2 bedroom apartment in MLS# Perth, fridge and stove in- 613-200-1000. cluded, $795 plus hydro. Call 613-267-6115. Almonte, 151 Reserve, 2 bedroom apartment, se2 bedroom apt. Available cure heritage building, Sept. 1st. Edgetown Apts., available September. $790 Kemptville. References re- plus utilities, all amenities, parking, no pets, quired. 613-264-8439. 613-257-5711. 2 bedroom apt. Smiths Falls. Clean, quiet building. Almonte- 2 bedroom upstairs apt. $700/mth. plus 613-229-1653. hydro and water. 613-256-3611. 2 bedroom apts., Perth. New appliances. Recently renovated. Downtown. Hy- Apartment for Rent in Ridro extra. $800/mth. Jill deau Ferry. Big Bedroom, Hardwood floors, Wood (613)552-0035. burning stove. Spacious Gardens, lots of parking 2 bedroom country apt. and storage. Available located in Almonte/Clayton Sept 1, 2013. $800/month. area. Central air. Clean, Hydro not included. quiet, private. 4 applianc- Wendy 613-867-0134. es. Lots of parking. Many extras. $1175/mth. plus utilities. No pets, no smok- Ashley Chase Luxury Adult apartments overing. 613-256-4053. looking the Tay River, near downtown Perth. Air con2 bedroom downstairs ditioning, exercise room, apartment. Plus 2 bed- entertainment room, liroom upstairs apartment. brary, elevator. Center of town, Smiths 613-267-6980. Falls. 613-283-0765. Available Sept. 1. Large 1 bedroom apt. on Bass Lake close to Perth and Smiths Falls. Includes heat, hydro, water, parking, wash/dryer. Nonsmokers, no pets. 2 bedroom half house, 60 $900/mth. Please call Victoria Ave., Smiths Falls, 613-283-6761. off street parking, no pets, $750/month plus utilities. Beautiful 2 bedroom 1 613-283-2266. bathroom with hardwood floors, tons of natural light 2 Bedroom Mobile home, and a large living room. It 1 km from Perth, 4 appli- is 900 sqft 2nd floor of ances included, heat & hy- house with a huge backdro extra. $750/month. yard and patio with BBQ. There is a washing maAvailable immediately. chine and clothesline. 613-278-0620. Parking for 2 vehicles. 2 bedroom quiet 11 unit Large separate dry storage adult building. Hardwood, area. Must be seen to be ceramic, new bathroom appreciated. reno., upstairs, non-smok- Perfect for mature person ing, no dogs. Heated $795. or couple. Aug. 1. 613-285-4001, No smoking/children/pets 613-283-0921. 2 bedroom furnished home with access to Otter Lake. Utilities included. No pets. $985/mth. 613-283-8387.

2 bedroom split level apt. Perth. Available Aug. 1. Includes gas heat, fridge, stove, hot water, laundry, parking, yard. Hydro extra. Some electric heat. $700/mth. 613-267-6666. 3 bedroom house furnished. Mississippi Lake, Carleton Place. Sept.-June. $1,100/mth. plus utilities. 613-257-7334.

Heat/water included. $800 + Hydro 613-205-1058 Carleton Place, 2 bedroom lower duplex. 4 appliances, pleasant neighbourhood. $800/mth. plus heat and hydro. Available Oct. 1. References. 613-256-4476. Carleton Place, apartment downtown, stairs, first/last month rent, references, no smoking, no pets. 613-867-1905.

FOR RENT Furnished bedroom in private home, Perth, for employed professional. Share kitchen/living space with owner. Parking, laundry, wireless, heat included. No pets. No smoking. $ 4 5 0 / m o n t h . 613-326-0518.

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FOR RENT William St East, Smiths Falls, 2nd floor, 2 bedroom apartment. Very well maintained. Hydro extra. Available immediately. $ 7 0 0 / m o n t h . 613-283-1697.

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Available Sept. 4 bedroom house, village bunkie, excellent dock and Time Program Assistant in Westport. of Dacre (off Hwy. 132)room home, fireplace, at- 1st. 613-284-4603, e-mail shoreline. $209,900. double lot (put together). tached garage, built 1992. LHammell@sympatico.ca The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for: or Asking $250,000. Electri- 613-267-3289 Available immediately. Lo< Providing telephone and office reception; cal toilets. Small wood 315-622-5670. cated at 1106 Eager Rd. Excellent condition. Smiths Falls 2 bed- shed. 613-326-1626. < Scanning process for Practice Solutions EMR For rent on Bass Lake, room apt. $1120/mth. 613-565-9330. (Electronic Medical Records); Available Oct. 1. Heat Country Home for sale on fully equipped 2 bedroom Large newly renovated 1 and hydro included. 2.72 acres. Private sale. 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Oct 1, no pets, no smoking, Merrickville: Charming early Canadian 8 room home 1st. 613-298-5429. August 15th, 2013 to the attention of Chacity Einfeldt, single female preferred. near canal. Needs work. $117,900, with $6,000 down Graham Administrative / Human Resources Assistant: Perth, 2 bedroom apart- Call ment, $700/month. Plus 613-283-0865. PERSONAL 555 California Avenue, Unit 5 Fax: 613-342-7925 hydro. Clean, secure buildVACATION/COTTAGES ing. Parking, coin laundry Smiths Falls- CarssP.O. Box 338 E-mail: ceinfeldt@cphcare.ca facility. Seniors welcome. ridge Apartments, 2 Alcoholics Anonymous Brockville, Ontario, K6V 5V5 E-mai: rkitson@cphcare.ca 613-925-3046. b e d r o o m , (613)284-2696. $1055/month. Available Lakefront cottages open CPHC: Recipient of the 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011 & 2012 Sept. 1st. Heat, hydro, Are you concerned about for August, starting from Perth- 2 bedroom Donner Canadian Foundation Awards cable included. 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CL433764_0801

The Corporation of the Town of Smiths Falls is a progressive separated municipality with the population of approximately 8,800 within the County of Lanark in eastern Ontario. Located at the Heart of the Rideau Canal the Province of Ontarioâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s only UNESCO World Heritage site, Sensational Smiths Falls is just a short distance from Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto, Ontario as well as the United States, Canada border. The Town provides a mix of urban and recreational lifestyles offering a high quality of life for its residents.

Interested applicants should forward their resume via email to kpogue@metroland.com, or drop it oďŹ&#x20AC; in person at 65 Lorne Street, Smiths Falls Ontario. We appreciate the interest of all candidates, only candidates selected for a interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

HELP WANTED First Baptist Church Smiths Falls is seeking a part-time Coordinator of Child and Youth Ministries. For further information refer to the Canadian Baptist of Ontario and Quebec website under Jobswww.baptist.ca or email:

FUNCTIONS - Li ing flyers from pallets, and placing them on a feeder to insert flyers into newspapers. - Inser ng flyers into newspapers. - Jog and strap bundles once inser on of required flyers is completed. - Load completed bundles onto pallets. - Other du es may include, but are not limited to, cleaning of general work area and warehouse.

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STUDENTS WANTED

A successful applicant would be working a full time schedule Monday to Friday, based between 7am and 5pm. The position may be seasonal.

If you are an employer looking for skilled trades people call Manpower today! - Candidates must be a self-starter, someone with initiative and able to work well independently and also in team environment. - Shifts for laborer roles are as follows: rotating 12 hours, 8 hour mad rotation, wkds, 8 hour days must be able to work all shifts - WHIMS Training required. - All positions require a criminal record check.

HELP WANTED

Inserter, Casual Part Time- Smiths Falls DistribuĆ&#x;on Center

We are a busy building materials supply yard and we are growing. This is an opportunity to work outdoors and with the public as part of a team.

(Numerous Positions Available)

Please call Manpower or email: T: 1-613-342-0250 brockville.on@manpower.com www.manpower.com

HELP WANTED

HELP WANTED

fbc.smithsfalls@gmail.com

Full-Time Live-in Manager, small retirement home, Winchester. Cooking, cleaning, assisting 9 seniors. Must be mature, reliable, responsible, caring. Salary and accommodations (3+ bedroom apartment) Training provided. Call 613-774-3391. Gourmet Restaurant, Carleton Place looking for experienced part-time cook, waitress and cashier. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Available days, evenings and weekends. Call France 613-257-2887. HELP WANTED! Make $1000 weekly mailing brochures from home! No experience required. Start immediately! www.themailinghub.com Housecleaner wanted for residential cleaning business, Carleton Place and surrounding areas. Part time to start. Vehicle required. Call Patty 613-253-8885.

AZ DRIVERS NEEDED For fall harvest.

CL428402_0808

HELP WANTED

CL433809_0808

HELP WANTED

Clean Abstract. Please contact Willows Agriservices in Delta ON 613-928-2371 or

jenn@willowsagriservices.ca

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THE OPPORTUNITY Metroland East is looking for a high-energy, experienced Sales person to support and drive sales in our Renfrew and Arnprior Region. Repor ng to the Publisher, you will be responsible for supervision of a Sales Teams, training and development of that team and new members, hold regular sales mee ngs with your team and maintain and grow the retail business. You will be building onto what is already a large and produc ve pre-exis ng book of business. WHAT WE NEED YOU TO DO â&#x20AC;˘ Use your sales skills to ac vely prospect and develop new business. â&#x20AC;˘ Consult with clients/ sales team regularly to maintain and grow exis ng rela onships. â&#x20AC;˘ Generate compelling and crea ve proposals that address and solve customer/sales team problems. â&#x20AC;˘ Be compe ve and driven to consistently achieve and exceed monthly sales targets. â&#x20AC;˘ Leverage market rela onships and increase overall revenues. â&#x20AC;˘ Supervise, support and train staďŹ&#x20AC;. â&#x20AC;˘ Coordina on and development of supplements, features and digital. ABOUT YOU â&#x20AC;˘ You are knowledgeable about sales adver sing, strategies and concepts; a minimum of 5 years adver sing experience is preferred. In general, prior media adver sing experience would be an asset. â&#x20AC;˘ 5 years outside sales consul ng experience with a history of providing solu on oriented sales presenta ons. â&#x20AC;˘ Can illustrate a proven track record of delivering on goals and maintaining a high closing ra o. â&#x20AC;˘ Supervisory skills, the ability to mo vate a sales team. â&#x20AC;˘ Working and reliable automobile, proof of insurance and a clean driving record. Looking for your next career challenge? If so, Metroland Media Group is the place to be! Interested candidates are requested to forward their resume and cover le er to mtracy@metroland.com by August 2nd, 2013 Metroland is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Job Category - Sales CL431034_0725

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Licenced mechanic needed immediately for busy automotive shop in Kemptville. Diesel experience an asset. Drop resumes off at 4064 County Rd 43, Kemptville, or email randy.rose@xplornet.com

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Looking for Licenced Plumber, minimum 5 years experience. Valid driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s licence a must. Kemptville and surrounding area. Competitive wages with benefits. Apply with resume to box: NU c/w The EMC, P.O.Box 158, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4T1.

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The Corporation of the Town of Smiths Falls is a progressive separated municipality with the population of approximately 8,800 within the County of Lanark in eastern Ontario. Located at the Heart of the Rideau Canal the Province of Ontarioâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s only UNESCO World Heritage site, Sensational Smiths Falls is just a short distance from Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto, Ontario as well as the United States, Canada border. The Town provides a mix of urban and recreational lifestyles offering a high quality of life for its residents.

WATER DISTRIBUTION OPERATOR Full-Time / Non-Union Reporting directly to the Superintendent of Works & Utilities, the successful candidate will provide preventative and failure maintenance to the Distribution system, and ensure compliance with all relevant Acts and Regulations. *The successful candidate must live within a ½ hour call-in range.* The Smiths Falls Works & Utilities Department consists of eighteen full-time staff including the Superintendent, Foreman, ďŹ ve Water Distribution Operators, and eleven Public Works Operators. 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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The ideal employee will: â&#x20AC;˘ Possess a strong mechanical aptitude â&#x20AC;˘ Have strong production and workflow skills â&#x20AC;˘ Be able to work unsupervised â&#x20AC;˘ Demonstrate a high level of flexibility â&#x20AC;˘ Be highly self-motivated â&#x20AC;˘ Ability to troubleshoot â&#x20AC;˘ Working knowledge of inserting equipment â&#x20AC;˘ Be available for ALL shifts SPECIFIC DUTIES: â&#x20AC;˘ Operate Inserting machines ie. setup, adjustments etc. â&#x20AC;˘ Assist in planning pre-insert packages â&#x20AC;˘ Meet production goals â&#x20AC;˘ Respond to deadlines â&#x20AC;˘ Ensure quality standards are met â&#x20AC;˘ Provide training to part-time staďŹ&#x20AC; where required â&#x20AC;˘ Maintenance â&#x20AC;˘ Other duties as requires JOB REQUIREMENTS: â&#x20AC;˘ Working knowledge of flyer distribution as well as a working knowledge of inserting equipment â&#x20AC;˘ Ability to learn and understand production requirements â&#x20AC;˘ Ability to learn and apply departmental rules and procedures â&#x20AC;˘ Good communication and leadership skills â&#x20AC;˘ Flexibility in both hours and job requirements, depending on customers needs. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: â&#x20AC;˘ Grade 12 diploma â&#x20AC;˘ 2-4 years production experience in high volume shop Please send resume to rconium@perfprint.ca or drop oďŹ&#x20AC; to 65 Lorne Street.

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Sales Coordinator â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Ottawa Region Metroland East Ottawa

THE OPPORTUNITY Metroland East is looking for a high-energy, experienced Sales person to support and drive sales in our Ottawa Region. Reporting to the Publisher, you will be responsible for supervision of a Sales Teams, training and development of that team and new members, hold regular sales meetings with your team and maintain and grow the retail business. You will be building onto what is already a large and productive pre-existing book of business. WHAT WE NEED YOU TO DO â&#x20AC;˘ Use your sales skills to actively prospect and develop new business. â&#x20AC;˘ Consult with clients/ sales team regularly to maintain and grow existing relationships. â&#x20AC;˘ Generate compelling and creative proposals that address and solve customer/sales team problems. â&#x20AC;˘ Be competitive and driven to consistently achieve and exceed monthly sales targets. â&#x20AC;˘ Leverage market relationships and increase overall revenues. â&#x20AC;˘ Supervise, support and train staďŹ&#x20AC;. â&#x20AC;˘ Coordination and development of supplements, features and digital. ABOUT YOU â&#x20AC;˘ You are knowledgeable about sales advertising, strategies and concepts; a minimum of 5 years advertising experience is preferred. In general, prior media advertising experience would be an asset. â&#x20AC;˘ 5 years outside sales consulting experience with a history of providing solution oriented sales presentations. â&#x20AC;˘ Can illustrate a proven track record of delivering on goals and maintaining a high closing ratio. â&#x20AC;˘ Supervisory skills, the ability to motivate a sales team. â&#x20AC;˘ Working and reliable automobile, proof of insurance and a clean driving record. Looking for your next career challenge? If so, Metroland Media Group is the place to be! Interested candidates are requested to forward their resume and cover letter to mtracy@metroland.com by August 2nd, 2013

Human Resources Coordinator Town of Smiths Falls 77 Beckwith Street North, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 2B8 Email: kmiskelly@smithsfalls.ca The Town of Smiths Falls is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. Information is collected for the purpose of job selection under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Metroland is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Job Category - Sales CL431035_0725

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Heritage Kitchens Ltd. Has an opening for a full time renovator with skills encompassing most areas of residential renovations. We are looking for an individual who puts quality and integrity at the top of the list in their daily activities. Please fax resume to: 613-342-3489 or email les@heritagekitchens.ca

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Township of Drummond/North Elmsley

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Request for Tender 2013-06 Custodial Services & Facilities Booking at Various Municipal Buildings

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Exceptional Opportunity. Everyday People.

Overview: Repor ng into the Group Publisher, the General Manager, Seaway will be responsible for the Seaway Region (Brighton, Belleville, Kingston and Brockville). Successful candidate will lead our Sales teams, represent Metroland in the Community and meet company standards for profitability and editorial excellence. DuƟes & ResponsibiliƟes • Develop, implement and manage strategies to meet and exceed YTD performance goals and objec ves as well as maximize market poten al in all business segments/divisions. • Develop and execute aggressive sales and marke ng strategies across all Seaway divisions, in a very compe ve region, through exis ng leadership and staff. • To assist the Regional Publisher in the management of the divisions to achieve the opera ng plan including financial, editorial, circula on and administra ve budgets/plans by implemen ng management controls which monitor performance and by taking correc ve ac on when area of non-performance is iden fied. • Assist the Regional Publisher in the development of strategic plans that clearly iden fies objec ves, strategies, priori es and new innova ve opportuni es for each division. • To maximize community and reader involvement through mely and accurate repor ng of news happenings in a style and manner that adheres to Editorial standards. • To monitor the distribu on system to ensure accurate and mely delivery of company products and inserts. • Iden fies and develops new business opportuni es to a ain and exceed revenue targets. • To maintain a high level of awareness of the Division in the community by maintaining contact with readers, community leaders, associa ons, and through Division promo ons and by par cipa ng in community events. • To ensure that all staffing levels meet short and long-term needs of the divisions and that fair and effec ve performance measures are assigned and employees are mo vated to achieve and/or exceed their assigned goals and objec ves u lizing sound management tools and prac ces. • Promotes a coopera ve and harmonious working climate which will be conducive to maximum morale, produc vity, and efficiency/effec veness. • Support Corporate Sales with local sales ac vity. QualificaƟons/Competencies/Experience: Building Effec ve Teams * Conflict Management * Dealing with Ambiguity * Developing Direct Reports & Others Direc ng Others * Innova on Management * Managerial Courage * Managing Vision & Purpose * Poli cal Savvy * Strategic Thinking • Strong planning skills required in order to develop strategic plans to increase revenueproduc on opportuni es. • Must be “results-oriented”. • Experience with and understanding of Metroland internet strategies. • Strong and proven project management skills. • Excellent communica on and interpersonal skills are needed in leadership role with staff to mo vate and clearly indicate goals and performance requirements across many divisions within a large geographic footprint. • Must also be able to communicate well in the community as the primary representa ve of the divisions. • Strong knowledge of the Company’s products, services, circula on and demographics in order to properly develop strategies that increase the divisions growth and revenues. • Crea ve and innova ve thinker who can analyze and develop new solu ons or approaches. • 5-7 years relevant experience including direct management experience of community newspaper(s). • College or University degree/diploma or equivalent experience. Please be advised that this is a concurrent internal and external pos ng and that further considera on will be given to only those candidates who have clearly demonstrated the competencies required for the posi on. Interested and qualified candidates should forward their resume and cover le er to the a en on of Karen Pogue no later than Monday July 29th, 2013 to kpogue@metroland.com. CL431036_0725

Trillium Health Care Products 2337 Parkedale Avenue, Brockville, Ontario K6V 5W5 Fax: (613) 342-5330

Trillium Health Care Products is a manufacturer of high quality health and beauty products. Our product lines include a number of recognized health care products to notable multi-national and domestic businesses in the North American marketplace. Located in the beautiful, 1000 Islands tourist region in Eastern Ontario, our dynamic business has immediate openings for the following position: Packaging Line Mechanic – Solid Packaging - Brockville Reporting to the Solid Packaging Production Supervisor, this position will have a combined mechanical and electrical focus. Therefore, mechanical and/or electrical certification is desirable. Primary responsibilities: UÊ Ê i̇իÊvœÀÊivwVˆi˜ÌÊ>˜`ÊÃ>viʜ«iÀ>̈œ˜ÊœvÊ«>VŽ>}ˆ˜}ʏˆ˜iÃ°Ê ˜ÃÕÀiÊ«>VŽ>}ˆ˜}ʏˆ˜iÃÊÀ՘Ê>ÌÊ expected speeds and reliability and yield a quality product. UÊ Ê Õ««œÀÌÊ «ÀiÛi˜Ì>̈ÛiÊ “>ˆ˜Ìi˜>˜ViÊ «Àœ}À>“Ê ÌœÊ “iiÌÊ iÃÌ>LˆÃ…i`Ê *Ê ÃV…i`ՏiÃ°Ê ,iVœ““i˜`ʈ“«ÀœÛi“i˜ÌÃÊ̜Ê*Ê«Àœ}À>“° UÊ / Ê ÀœÕLiŜœÌˆ˜}Ê>˜`ÊÃiÌÊիʜvÊiiVÌÀœ‡“iV…>˜ˆV>]Ê«˜iՓ>̈V]ÊiiVÌÀœ˜ˆVÊVœ˜ÌÀœÊÃÞÃÌi“ÃÊ and PC/PLC based packaging equipment. UÊ * Ê >À̈Vˆ«>Ìiʈ˜Ê̅iÊVœ˜Ìˆ˜ÕœÕÃʈ“«ÀœÛi“i˜ÌʜvÊ«>VŽ>}ˆ˜}ʏˆ˜iÃÊÀi}>À`ˆ˜}ÊÃ>viÌÞ]ʵÕ>ˆÌÞÊ and reliability. UÊ * Ê >À̈Vˆ«>ÌiÊ ˆ˜Ê ̅iÊ `iÛiœ«“i˜Ì]Ê `œVՓi˜Ìˆ˜}Ê >˜`Ê Vœ˜Ìˆ˜ÕœÕÃÊ ˆ“«ÀœÛi“i˜ÌÊ œvÊ Ì…iÊ Vi˜ÌiÀˆ˜iÊÃi̇իʫÀœViÃÃÊ̜ÊÀi`ÕViÊV…>˜}iœÛiÀÊ̈“iÃÊ>˜`ʈ“«ÀœÛiʏˆ˜iÊÀiˆ>LˆˆÌÞ° UÊ Ê iÊ yi݈LiÊ ˆ˜Ê Ài뜘`ˆ˜}Ê ÌœÊ “Տ̈«iÊ iµÕˆ«“i˜ÌÉ«Àœ`ÕV̈œ˜Ê ˆÃÃÕiÃÊ œÀÊ V…>˜}iÃÊ ÌœÊ >ÃÈ}˜“i˜ÌðÊ7œÀŽÊˆ˜Ê>ÊÃiv‡`ˆÀiVÌi`Ê/i>“Êi˜ÛˆÀœ˜“i˜ÌÊ̜ʓiiÌÊiÝ«iVÌi`ʜ«iÀ>̈œ˜>Ê goals. UÊ * Ê iÀvœÀ“ÊÀi뜘ÈLˆˆÌˆiÃÊi˜ÃÕÀˆ˜}ÊVœ“«ˆ>˜ViÊ܈̅ÊV*½ÃÊ>˜`Ê-"*½ÃÊ>ÃÊÜiÊ>ÃÊ«iÀvœÀ“ˆ˜}Ê œLÊ Ài뜘ÈLˆˆÌˆiÃÊ ˆ˜Ê Vœ“«ˆ>˜ViÊ ÜˆÌ…Ê /ÀˆˆÕ“ÃÊ Ã>viÌÞ]Ê i>Ì…Ê >˜`Ê ˜ÛˆÀœ˜“i˜Ì>Ê standards. UÊ Ê iÊÀi뜘ÈLiÊvœÀÊÜÀˆÌˆ˜}ÊiµÕˆ«“i˜ÌÊÃi̇իÊ>˜`ʜ«iÀ>̈˜}Ê«ÀœVi`ÕÀiÃÊ>˜`Ê>ÃÈÃÌʈ˜Ê̅iÊ training of packaging department staff. Prerequisites UÊ / Ê …iÊ ˆ`i>Ê V>˜`ˆ`>ÌiÊ ÜˆÊ «œÃÃiÃÃÊ >Ê ÌiV…˜ˆV>Ê `ˆ«œ“>Ê ˆ˜Ê >ˆ˜Ìi˜>˜ViÊ iV…>˜ˆV>ÉÊ iVÌÀˆV>ÉˆÜÀˆ}…ÌÊ ÌÀ>`iÊ ViÀ̈wV>ÌiÊ >˜`Ê ÉÊ œÀÊ iÝ«iÀˆi˜ViÊ ÜœÀŽˆ˜}Ê ˆ˜Ê >Ê *…>À“>ViṎV>Ê packaging or related environment. UÊ

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Trillium Health Care Products Fax: (613) 342-5330

Trillium Health Care Products is a manufacturer of high quality health and beauty products. Our product lines include a number of recognized health care products to notable multi-national and domestic businesses in the North American marketplace. Located in the beautiful, 1000 Islands tourist region in Eastern Ontario, our dynamic business has immediate openings for the following position:

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August 10, rain or shine, 251 Lera St., Smiths Falls. Housewares/household items, scrapbooking and craft supplies, set of rose bowls, movies (VHS/DVD), books, golf clubs, luggage, snow tires: Cooper â&#x20AC;&#x153;Arctic Clawâ&#x20AC;? 195/60R15, snow tires with rims (1 year old) 205/65R15, etc.

Almonte Presbyterian Church Missions Yard & Bake Sale. Saturday August 17, 8 am-1 pm, 111 Church St. Almonte. All proceeds to missions. Rain or shine. August 10, 11, 9 a.m-2 p.m, 1900 9th Line, Carleton Place. Housewares, VHS movies, vinyl records, classical CDâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and more. Everything must go!

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Myselfstorage Garage Sale, and Storage Auction Tell your friend and come out. We are also allowing people to set up tables to sell their own goods or products for $30 per table and we give you a storage unit to set up in. (good if it rains). Give us a Call or stop by for more info 613-253-5550. Vendors and Businessâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; are welcome!! Carleton Place: 222 Townline Road, East At the Vittorio Complex in Carleton Place. 333 Townline Road East. 08/17/2013 at 8:00 AM - 4:00pm

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478 Perth Rd., 2 km west of Franktown, Friday, August 9, 10 and 11 and 16, 17 and 18. 9-4. Weather permitting. Snowblowers, lawn mower, vintage and new tools, safety barn lights, china, crystal, misc household and garage items, wire fencing, chimney pipes, garden tools, collectible spoons, plates and thimbles, cups and saucers, etc. Large sale.

FOR MR. MARCEL PARENT & MRS. CAROLE FORTIN AUGUST 10, 2013 @ 10:00 AM SHARP! PREVIEW @ 9:00 AM #2215 HWY #2 JOHNSTOWN, ON Mr. Parent & Mrs. Fortin have sold the property & will be offering the following up at auction. Artwork, Collectibles & Antique furniture such as a beautiful secretary appraised by the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Keno Brothersâ&#x20AC;?, Maceyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sectional bookcases, bronze sculptures, 1860â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s artwork in chalk by â&#x20AC;&#x153;Phillipsâ&#x20AC;?, old original oils on canvas, 1874 â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Graphicâ&#x20AC;?, many other very early copyright books, garden tractors, tools, modern household etcâ&#x20AC;Ś Auctioneerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Note: It is a pleasure to be able to bring such quality items to auction; items in excellent condition, showing pride of ownership. Please join us by the beautiful scenic St. Lawrence River for some old time auction fun! For a more detailed list w/ photos go to www.theauctionfever.com Auctioneer or Owner not responsible for lost, stolen, Damaged articles, Accidents day of sale. Canteen. Terms: Cash or Chq w/ Photo I.D. as is. No Buyers Premium All announcements day of sale takes precedence over all printed matter. To book your sale call:

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Almonte Antique Market, 26 Mill St. in historic downtown Almonte. 613-256-1511. 36 vendors. Open daily 10-5.

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6 Days a week (Mon.Sat.), 90% household articles, moving. Starts July 25, 9-1 PM. Saturdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 9-4 PM. 150 Sarah St., Carleton Place.

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M&K Renovations looking for jobs: Siding, decking, fencing, drywall, painting, 1005 Christie Lake Rd., laminated floors, windows, near Glen Tay, Saturday, doors. Call Mike for August 10, 8-4. quote, 613-259-2446.

Certified Mason. 12 years experience. Chimney repair, restoration, parging, repointing. Brick, block and stone. Small/big job specialist. Free estimates. Rogerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Affordable Handy613-250-0290. man Service. Reasonable rates. Indoor/outdoor jobs, painting included. Call HELP WANTED (613)267-1183.

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Growing Business for Sale Located in Picturesque Westport Are you an esthetician or a massage therapist? Are you looking to own your own business? Sundari day spa could be your perfect fit! For more information, contact: Susan Jikeli 613-273-8799 susan@green-medicine.ca Check us out @ sundaridayspa.com


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Giant yard sale, Saturday, Aug. 10, Cornelia Court parking lot across from Garden Market (Smiths Falls), 9-2. Proceeds to Melâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Farm All Animal Rescue. Owl plate collection, antiques, tools, collectibles, books, clothes, etc. (clean, gently used items can be donated day of sale). Rain date Aug. 17.

Multi-family garage sale, Carleton Place, Saturday, August 10, 8 a.m. in Hayshore Estates, corner of Carlbeck Dr North and Shanna Dr., off Lake Park Rd or 10th Line.

Saturday, August 10, annual community yard sale, at Rob Glen Estates, 26 Salmon Side Rd., (off Golf Club Rd.) Smiths Falls. 8 a.m.-1.

YARD SALE - Ride the Rideau Fundraiser in support of cancer research. All items have been donated by generous supporters. Toys, books, furniture, bicycles to name a few items. Come find a treasure and help fight cancer. Kemptville: 651 South Gower Drive Highway 43 west of Kemptville, south on County Road 22. Just south of the soccer fields. 08/10/2013 ~8:00AM-03:00PM

Sat. Aug. 10. 8-1. 1112 Ramsay Conc. 12, Almonte. Fabric, womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s apparel, tents, tools, lots more. Something for everyone!

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AUCTION SALE Saturday August 17, 2013 9:30 AM sharp To be held at our home located at 3624 Farmview Rd., Kinburn,. Ontario We will be offering for sale the contents of the home of Edith Thompson, Arnprior, items from the Estate of Edna Montgomery, Carp, Ontario as well as a number of items from other consignors. This sale consists of furniture, household items and some tools. Everything is in good condition. In addition, we will be offering for sale, at 1:00 PM, a 1986 Chevy Scottsdale ½ ton truck, 355 V8, 40K on a rebuilt motor and transmission. The truck will be selling â&#x20AC;&#x153;as isâ&#x20AC;? however it is in good condition. Terms: Cash or Cheque with ID Refreshments Auctioneer: John J. Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Neill 613-832-2503 www.oneillsauctions.ca

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Saturday August 24, 2013 10:00 AM sharp For Beth and Neil Dennis to be held at their home located at 249 Comba Lane, Pakenham. 1993 Thundercraft 28â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Cabin Cruiser with trailer, excellent condition; Antiques; Tools; household items. Saturday August 31st, 2013 9:30 AM sharp To be held at our home located at 3624 Farmview Rd., Kinburn, Ontario. We will be offering for sale the complete contents of the recently sold home of William and Isabella Taylor, Pakenham, Ontario. This sale consists of antiques, furniture, household items, lawn and garden items. Saturday September 17, 2013 9:30 AM sharp To be held at our home located at 3624 Farmview Rd., Kinburn, Ontario. We will be offering for sale the complete contents of an estate from Renfrew. More info to follow. Saturday September 21, 2013 10:00 AM sharp For Darrell Nicholson to be held at his home located at 4384 Ivy Acres Rd., Arnprior, Ontario. Darrell has sold his farm and will be selling a large selection of tools, hardware, shop equipment, snow blower, air compressor; White 6085 tractor 4 WD with cab and Agco 340 quick attach loader â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 1416 original hours. Saturday October 5th, 2013 10:00 AM sharp For Joyce Begley to be held at her property located at 1630 River Rd., Kemptville, Ontario â&#x20AC;&#x201C; corner of River Rd and Actons Corners Rd. Wood working tools and equipment, hand tools, hardware, very large assortment of dry lumber. Please visit www.oneillsauctions.ca for complete listings THE EMC - 47 - Thursday, August 8, 2013

Welcoming firearms and sports related items for this auction. Please call our home office at 613-267-6027 in advance to book your space. Check out our website for updates. Terms: Cash, Cheque, Debit, Visa, M/C - Catering

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Thursday August 8, 2013- Night Consignment Auction. Auction Starts at 5 PM (Preview from 4 PM). 182 Glenview Road, Smiths Falls. 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 6cyl., fully loaded. Sunday August 11, 2013 - Estate Auction for Bill Monovan. 2880 Rideau Ferry Road, (between Perth & Rideau Ferry). Auction Starts at 10 am (Preview from 9 am). Antique combination china cabinet, loveseats, drop leaf end table, teak table & 6 chairs with matching buffet, antique bowed front dresser with harp mirror, double bedroom set, assorted rocker recliners, oak office chair, loveseat hide a bed, exercise bike, triple leg Duncan Phyfe drop leaf table, bench, trunks, air conditioner, garden hose, wood sled, tool box, assorted hand tools, extension ladder, wheel barrow, BBQ, binnoculars, horse bells, horse brass, competition awards, large Swiss bell, quality hardcover books, nail keg, assorted canes, selection of road maps, brass bookends, horse blanket set, antique glass & china & more! WHAT WE DO: Auctions, Appraisals, Brand New Bed Sales, Moving & Trucking Services.

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Joining the backlash against hand-held device abuse Lifestyle – The proliferation of portable devices has moved from being an annoyance to crisis proportions with innocent individuals paying the price for other people’s addiction to these hand-held communications units. I have long been an advocate of more consequences when drivers are caught using cellular telephones while operating a motor vehicle or, even worse, are seen by police while they are texting behind the wheel. Among all the forms of distracted driving which are plaguing society at present, texting is the most prevalent and easily the most dangerous. How can anyone safely operate a vehicle while they are sending texts? Unfortunately most offenders are not deterred by the possibility of a $155 fine (in Ontario). They know the likelihood of being caught in the act is minimal. The same odds as being detected speeding. The reality is there aren’t enough police and most of the time officers are tied up with other matters. Therefore most people aren’t the least bit concerned about being caught. Every day I see people driving while brazenly talking on a cellphone, or I notice motorists who are looking down as they very obviously use their hand held device to send a text or email. I witness this kind of activity literally everywhere we travel. It’s a global epidemic and a very serious one! The dangers related to the foolish misuse of cellphones was brought home to my wife and me recently when a friend of ours in Scotland barely escaped with her life from a motor vehicle mishap involving cellphone abuse. The young lady in question was driving to work when a car zoomed out of a private drive directly into her path. The man in the other vehicle was talking on his mobile phone and apparently failed to notice he had entered the traveled portion of a busy roadway.

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Our friend tried evasive action but it was too late. She slammed into the side of the other vehicle at speed. She was trapped in her car and had to be freed by firefighters. Police say the only thing that saved her was the airbags in her new generation vehicle which inflated on impact. Her nose was broken by the bag which exploded from the steering column. She also suffered a small fracture in the pelvis, an injury that forced her to be immobile and left her in considerable pain. She was off work for several weeks. All because someone decided talking on their cellphone was more important than his driving. He was subsequently charged with careless driving. He will also be fined under the law which exists in the United Kingdom forbidding the use of handheld devices in a moving motor vehicle. Small consolation for our young friend who ended up with a painful pelvic injury, a broken nose, swollen face and two black eyes. Her new car was a total write-off. As for the other driver, he escaped without a scratch! Cellphone addict The father of our acquaintance, who happened upon the scary scene minutes after it happened, saw the other motorist still talking on his phone (for more than 20 minutes apparently). Meanwhile rescuers were working to free his daughter from her wrecked vehicle. To say the least Dad was not amused! The issue involved is obvious. More has to be done to stop this dangerous activity wherever it is happen-

ing. In the western world at least, that is everywhere! It’s not just distracted drivers either. There is a growing number of distracted pedestrians too although obviously it’s difficult to legislate against that problem. Unless of course the actions of portable device users lead to a collision. The reality is that more and more people are stepping into traffic and winding up in hospital because they are texting, emailing or talking on their cellphone as they walk. An American study reveals that in 2010 more than 1,500 pedestrians were treated in US emergency rooms for injuries related to using a cellphone while walking. Others died of their injuries. And the study shows the incidence of this kind of activity is steadily rising. Estimates are that by 2015 the number of injuries to pedestrians using cellphones will be double the 2010 figure. Experts blame so-called “smart phones” for the increase in motor vehicle crashes and pedestrian accidents related to cellphone use. That’s because the wide array of functions available on these devices is all the more distracting to those addicted to their use. The US study found those involved, mainly people 24 years of age and under, were so distracted at the time of their accident that they were totally unaware of their surroundings. The good news? Fortunately there is a growing movement among portable device users to try and wean themselves off the constant use of these gadgets. Many texting addicts (yes, this has become a recognized affliction folks) are beginning to fight the urge to send messages constantly. Some people – usually teenagers – are up all night sending and receiving texts, usually about the most inane things imaginable. The most seriously addicted are sending between 200 and 300 texts in every 24 hour period according to recent studies in North America.

Seriously, when do they have time to do anything else? Teen texters eventually become teen drivers and – well, you can imagine the rest. I heard part of a radio talk show on this subject recently. A number of the callers raised my hope that this trend will eventually run its course with many people. Perhaps that will lead to a decline in public use of portable devices and cellphones? One male caller said he suddenly realized, while sitting in a restaurant with three friends, that all of them were texting other people and not talking among themselves. “I thought ‘how ridiculous’. Time to put this thing away.’ I told my friends the same thing and everyone ended up turning off their smart phones. We spent the rest of the night focused on each other,” he said. Hallelujah – some people are finally starting to get it! I am now hearing similar stories from friends and acquaintances when this subject comes up. A growing number of people are annoyed with this sort of distraction in public (it’s a darn nuisance to be honest). More and more people are asking offenders to turn off their devices and put them away. For me the best evidence of just how big a problem this has become occurred during a stop at a store in downtown Burlington, Vermont during our visit to the northeastern U.S. in late June. Clearly staff at the emporium in question are fed up with customers who can’t even stay off their cellphone long enough to complete a transaction. Pasted to the back of the cash register was this very pointed message. “Putting your phone away and paying attention to those talking to you. There’s an app for that. It’s called RESPECT!” If you have any comments or questions for Jeff Maguire he can be reached by email at: jeffrey.maguire@rogers.com.

Farm Credit Canada launches 10th Drive Away Hunger program News – Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and its partners throughout the country will strive to collect a record five million pounds of food for Canada’s food banks this year to mark the 10th anniversary of the FCC Drive Away Hunger program. “To date, we’ve collected the equivalent of almost 10 million pounds of food through Drive Away Hunger,” said FCC president and chief executive officer Greg Stewart. “To mark this anniversary, we want to surpass this mark by collecting another five million pounds of food.” “That’s a lot of food, but the problem of hunger weighs heavily on everyone and we are proud to do our part to help feed those less fortunate,” added Stewart, noting that hunger touches nearly a million Canadians each month, many of whom are children.” FCC’s Drive Away Hunger program involves driving a tractor and trailer through various communities to collect food and cash donations for food banks across the country. One hundred per cent of donations go to Canadian food banks, and anyone can visit www.fccdriveawayhunger. ca to make a cash donation. At the May 7 launch, FCC donated $100,000 to Food Banks Canada. Half of this amount will be used by

Food Banks Canada to support all individuals and families who use food bank services, while the remainder will be equally split between Hunger Awareness Week and the Rural Support Program, which provides additional support and resources to food banks based in rural communities. This year, FCC Drive Away Hunger program tours will take place the week of Oct. 14 in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Prince Edward Island and Saskatchewan, including the FCC corporate office in Regina. FCC is also collecting food and cash donations in field offices across Canada from May 7 to Oct. 18. “This initiative is an excellent example of the generosity and sense of community found throughout Canadian farm families,” said Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz. “I’m happy to see FCC and the agriculture community continue to demonstrate leadership through the Drive Away Hunger program.” FCC’s enthusiastic partners are also a major reason for Drive Away Hunger’s success year after year. As a platinum partner, BDO, national accounting and financial advisory firm, has once again committed to collecting food for the Drive Away Hunger program. BDO has raised more than 651,000 pounds of food THE EMC - 48 - Thursday, August 8, 2013

and $185,000 since 2008. “On behalf of BDO, I am thrilled to announce our continued support of the FCC Drive Away Hunger campaign,” said Keith Farlinger, chief executive officer, BDO. “This will be our sixth year of participation, joining forces from coast to coast to collect food and monetary donations. We are proud to partner with FCC once again to assist Canadians in need across the country.” Parrish and Heimbecker Limited (New Life Mills) and Windset FarmsTM are also national partners playing an important role across Canada in collecting donations and helping FCC achieve its goal. FCC Drive Away Hunger began in 2004 when an employee in Ontario organized a local tractor tour. He collected food donations from his local community as a way to give back and help food banks serve people in need. Since then, FCC Drive Away Hunger has grown dramatically, with 9.2 million pounds of food and $760,000 collected to date. “As one of Food Banks Canada’s top 10 food drives, FCC’s Drive Away Hunger campaign is making an impact in rural communities across the country,” said Katharine Schmidt, executive director, Food Banks Canada. “The passion and drive of their

employees is inspiring and is a testament to the commitment they have to their communities. We are thrilled to partner with FCC in 2013 and wish them a successful and food-filled 10th anniversary.” FCC is socially and environmentally responsible. Corporate social responsibility activities are focused in five areas: agriculture and food, customers, community, employees and the environment. Drive Away Hunger is one way FCC fosters strong and vibrant communities where its customers and employees live and work. As Canada’s leading agriculture lender, FCC is advancing the business of agriculture. With a healthy portfolio of more than $25 billion and 20 consecutive years of portfolio growth, FCC is strong and stable – committed to serving the industry through all cycles. FCC provides financing, insurance, software, learning programs and other business services to producers, agribusinesses and agri-food operations. FCC employees are passionate about agriculture and committed to the success of customers and the industry. For more information, visit www.fcc.ca. Follow FCC on Twitter @FCCagriculture. Submitted by Farm Credit Canada.


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Paddlers enjoy day on Otty Lake News – The inaugural Otty Lake PaddlePower community event was held on July 27 at the northwest sector of Otty Lake. This event was a great success with 65 kayaks and canoes participating. PaddlePower 2013 attracted three generations of participants from the more mature to much younger folks. During the aerial photography, the flotilla formed various configurations such as close quarter rafting and forming a circle, to saluting with paddles held vertically. At one point the circular configuration drifted into a heart shape that symbolizes a love of paddling on Otty Lake! Sunny skies and low winds made it possible for pilot Glen Davies and photographer Norm Hull to capture images of the colourful event.

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Local high schools to host OFSAA senior boys event in 2014 By LAURIE WEIR ljweir@metroland.com

Sports – The Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations senior boys basketball tournament will be hosted by a trio of Upper Canada District School Board high schools – more specifically, from Lanark Leeds and Grenville counties. Perth and District Collegiate Institute will host the 2014 OFSSA tournament March 3 to 5, with help from St. John Catholic High School and Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute. “We need all three gyms and the schools have been great to help coordinate this effort,” said Kevin Bellamy, PDCI teacher/coach who has been working on the proposal to bring this championship to Perth and area for months. “It’s going to be good for the school,” he said. During the tournament, “you can just feel the excitement. It brings something for everybody. It’s not just our kids who will be playing in it. It’s for the 25 to 50 student volunteers; all the kids who are watching.” Big screen television will be set up in the auditorium giving those who can’t fit into the gym the opportunity to watch the games. Something new this year, all teams will have at least three games, even if they lose the second game played. Regardless if a team wins or loses its first game, they will have a second and third

opportunity to play. “Teams that are coming from far away will have that opportunity to play three games,” Bellamy said. “That’s something new this year. Normally, after losing the second game, they’d be out of the tournament.” Teams will arrive March 2 and there will be practice times available and a banquet. Dave Smart, Carleton University’s men’s basketball coach and assistant coach for Team Canada, will be a guest speaker. At St. John Catholic High School, Dominic Marando, athletic director, says they have hosted provincial tournaments five times – three times for basketball and twice for volleyball. “Not that it’s become routine but we know what to expect,” Marando said. “I think that it’s going to be another great event this year with some high-level basketball being played. I’m looking forward to it. I think that’s it’s great for our community. It brings people from across the province to Perth for three days.” He added that hotels, motels, shops and restaurants get some business for a few days in March. I’m not sure if it makes people come back later as tourists, but it can’t hurt.” As for working with PDCI and SFDCI, Marando said they’ve collaborated to help make Lanark County sports a great success.

“We compete against each other on the court, but we get along well off the court. As I mentioned earlier this is the fifth time we’ve hosted an OFSAA and we’ve always helped each other out. I see it going off without a hitch again this time.” Internally, at St. John, students will be allowed to watch games and they will invite feeder schools to come out as well. “It would help if our team could qualify to compete in the tournament,” he said. “I’m sure that would garner more interest in the event.” CHANGE OF PLANS Initially, PDCI was to host OFSAA in 2015, but Bellamy said the National Capital Region wasn’t ready to host the tournament next year, so he offered. It’s not like he’s new at this – PDCI has hosted OFSAA in 2004 and 2007, “which is incredible.” Just the two Perth schools were involved then, he added. This is the first time for Smiths Falls, and Bellamy said they agreed to help as the tournament will need the use of three gyms this time around. There will be 18 teams involved, including the PDCI Blue Devils as they are automatically entered as the host school. LaSalle Secondary School won EOSSAA last year, and are heavy favourites to repeat, said Bellamy. “Our team will be very competitive,

but time will tell” if they advance to OFSAA by winning EOSSAA. Last year, PDCI lost to SFDCI at the county level. “Last year, we had an amazing junior boys team. We won everything we could possibly win. We are going to be competitive (at the senior level), but time will tell whether or not we’ll be good enough to advance to that level.” Bellamy said they heard in March they were approved to host, but they wanted to ensure they had the collaboration with the other two schools before announcing it. Hotels are starting to fill up now for the March madness of the OFSAA showdown. “That’s the best part of all this… the economic benefit for the town will be a good little boost heading into spring,” he said. “The rooms are all booked right now at the Best Western.” Other prep being done at PDCI includes installing a new clock and getting some bleachers built. “We have about $10,000 in fundraising to do now for OFSAA,” he said. “Hopefully that will come from corporate sponsors – people who want their names associated with the OFSAA tournament and our athletic program. We’re going to try and combine it with some upgrades in the gym. We’re talking about changing the bleacher system. We have some things to do but having the championship will help speed some of the things up that we need to do.” And all that will be just in time for

the even bigger change coming to PDCI – the inclusion of Grade 7 and 8 students in the fall of 2014. FUTURE OF BASKETBALL In the next five years the sport of basketball will skyrocket in popularity. That’s Bellamy’s prediction as he chatted recently about summer ball programs at Perth and District Collegiate Institute, where he teaches and coaches. Anthony Bennett of Vaughan, and Andrew Wiggins of Toronto are hardcourt superstars already. Bennett was this year’s number one NBA draft pick. Wiggins may have the same honour for the 2014 selection process. “They are both Canadians,” Bellamy said. “And for two Canadians to be the number one NBA picks, that’s really going to push the sport of basketball here, (in Canada), to the forefront.” Bellamy says he believes the two basketball programs offered at PDCI for children up to Grade 9 is important to instill not only fundamentals for the sport, but also for life. “Kids are coming here to basketball camps that have been coming since day one and now they’re playing high school ball,” he said. “We don’t cater to the elite – we teach everyone. It’s a good way to have fun and whether they take to basketball or another sport, there’s crossover. They’re gaining motor skills.”

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CULTURAL MAPPING PROJECT A WORK IN PROGRESS! With the assistance of summer student Mark McGregor, the Township has continued work begun last year on identifying and mapping cultural points of interest such as: old settlements, mills, mines, schools and scenic points of interest within Tay Valley. The intent of this project is to capture the history, culture and places that shape our township for enjoyment by future generations. Aided by input from numerous residents, Mark has identified a further 150 sites! His ambitious goal is to reach 200 in recognition of 200th Anniversary Celebrations being held in 2016. To learn more about this project visit; www.tayvalleytwp.ca and click on “Interactive Map”. Have stories or information to share – contact Mark at 613-267-5353.

naturalizing their shoreline.

Residents living along the shores of one of the numerous lakes, rivers or waterways to be found within our Township are reminded of the ”Shoreline Naturalization Program” sponsored by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority. This program provides a wealth of information on the benefits of naturally vegetated, healthy shorelines. It also offers simple, cost-effective advice and hands-on guidance to waterfront property owners interested in enhancing or

Information on eligibility criteria for funding assistance for approved shoreline naturalization projects, etc. can be found by visiting their website at: www. rvca.ca or by contacting Andrea Klymko, Shoreline Stewardship Technician at 613.692.3571 ext. 1173 or by email: andrea.klymko@rvca.ca .

Council Meeting Schedule *All meetings are held at the Council Chambers at 217 Harper Rd. unless otherwise noted August 13th – 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Official Plan Open House – Council Chambers August 13th – 7:00 p.m. Zoning Public Meeting - Ellard August 13th – Immediately following the Public Meeting Council September 3rd – 7:00 p.m. Committee of the Whole September 10th – 6:00 p.m. Zoning Public Meeting - Haffner, Duncan, Orser and Maclean September 10th – Immediately following Public Meeting Council

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UMMER

ELLDOWN NEW $1,000

2013

TRUCK BUCKS¥¥ FOR ANY CURRENT PICKUP OWNERS

SIERRA

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$

10,000

IN COMBINED CREDITS ♦/♦♦

INCLUDES: • AUTOMATIC LOCKING REAR DIFFERENTIAL • V8 ENGINE • BLUETOOTH® • POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS • AIR CONDITIONING • AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION • 60,000 KM LONGER POWERTRAIN WARRANTY THAN F-150 OR RAM▲ • CHROME ACCESSORIES PACKAGE

EXT. CAB SLT 4X4 WITH CHROME ACCESSORIES PACKAGE & 20" CHROME WHEELS††

RECENTLY AWARDED “HIGHEST- RANKED LARGE LIGHT-DUTY PICKUP IN INITIAL QUALITY IN A TIE IN THE U.S.”†

PLUS

ELIGIBLE RETURNING CUSTOMERS RECEIVE

2013

$1,000¥

TERRAIN SLE $26,388

LOWEST CASH PRICE OF THE SEASON

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PURCHASE FINANCING

ALL IN PRICE INCLUDES FREIGHT, PDI, LEVIES & $3,500 CASH CREDIT◆◆.

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INCLUDES: • BLUETOOTH® WITH STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS • 7-IN. TOUCH SCREEN DISPLAY • AIR • AUTO • POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS • BEST-IN-CLASS REAR SEAT LEGROOM♠

DENALI††

2013

ACADIA SLE $32,788

LOWEST CASH PRICE OF THE SEASON

*

ALL IN PRICE INCLUDES FREIGHT, PDI, LEVIES & $4,000 CASH CREDIT♦♦.

PURCHASE FINANCING

INCL. REAR VISION CAMERA

INFORMATIONAL APR

202 0 3.34

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TO GUARANTEE OUR QUALITY, WE BACK IT

INCLUDES: BLUETOOTH® WITH STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS • TOUCH SCREEN DISPLAY • AIR • AUTO • POWER WINDOWS & LOCKS • 8-PASSENGER SEATING

WARRANTY 160,000-KM/5-YEAR POWERTRAIN Whichever comes first. See dealer for limited warranty details.

THE GMC SUMMER SELLDOWN ENDS SEPTEMBER 3.

Visit us at: BUYGMC.CA

VEHICLE PRICING IS NOW EASIER TO UNDERSTAND BECAUSE ALL OUR PRICES INCLUDE FREIGHT, PDI AND MANDATORY GOVERNMENT LEVIES. Prices do not include applicable taxes and PPSA. Consumers may be required to pay up to $799 for dealer fees.***

For the latest information, visit us at gmc.gm.ca, drop by your local Buick GMC Dealer or call us at 1-800-GM-DRIVE. *Offer applies to the purchase of 2013 GMC (Sierra 1500 SL Ext. Cab 2WD G-BBPZ/Terrain SLE FWD G-BBP0/Acadia SLE FWD G-BBP2). ‡0%/0%/0% purchase financing offered by GMCL for 72/84/84 months on 2013 GMC (Sierra 1500 SL Ext. Cab 2WD G-BBPZ/Terrain SLE FWD G-BBP0/Acadia SLE FWD G-BBP2). O.A.C by RBC Royal Bank/TD Auto Finance Services/Scotiabank. Rates from other lenders will vary. Example: $10,000 at 0%/3.44%/0%/3.62%/3.34% APR, monthly payment is $138.89/$153.91/$119.05/$134.95/$133.67 for 72/72/84/84/84 months. Cost of borrowing is $0/$1,081.52/$0/$1,335.80/$1,228.28, total obligation is $10,000/$11,081.52/$10,000/$11,335.80/$11,228.28. Down payment and/or trade may be required. Monthly/Bi-weekly payment and cost of borrowing will vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade. Monthly/Bi-weekly payments based on a purchase price of $25,798/$29,888/$36,788 with $0 down payment. ♦$7,500 is a manufacturer to dealer delivery credit (tax exclusive) for 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 Ext. & Crew Cab and is reflected in offers in this advertisement. Other cash credits available on most models. See dealer for details. ♦♦$2,500/$3,500/$4,000 is a manufacturer to dealer delivery credit (tax exclusive) for 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 Ext. & Crew Cab/2013 GMC Terrain SLE-1/2013 GMC Acadia and is reflected in offers in this advertisement. Such credit is available only for cash purchase and by selecting lease or finance offers, consumers are foregoing such credit which will result in higher effective interest rates. Other cash credits available on most models. See dealer for details. */‡/♦/♦♦/***Freight & PDI ($1,600/$1,550/$1,550), registration, air and tire levies and OMVIC fees included. Insurance, licence, PPSA, dealer fees and applicable taxes not included. Offers apply as indicated to 2013 new or demonstrator models of the vehicle equipped as described. Offers apply to qualified retail customers in the Ontario Buick GMC Dealer Marketing Association area only (including Outaouais). Dealers are free to set individual prices. Quantities limited, dealer order or trade may be required. Limited time offers which may not be combined with other offers. GMCL may modify, extend or terminate offers in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See dealer for details. †The GMC Sierra LD received the lowest number of problems per 100 vehicles among large light-duty pickups in a tie in the proprietary J.D. Power 2013 U.S. Initial Quality StudySM. Study based on responses from 83,442 new-vehicle owners, measuring 230 models and measures opinions after 90 days of ownership. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of owners surveyed in February-May 2013. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com. ®Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG Inc. ▲Based on latest available competitive information at time of printing. ♠Comparison based on 2012 Wards segmentation: Middle/Cross Utility Vehicle and latest competitive data available and based on the maximum legroom available. Excludes other GM brands. ††2013 Sierra 1500 SLT Ext. Cab 4WD with PDJ & S86, MSRP with freight, PDI & levies $51,104. 2013 Terrain FWD Denali, MSRP with freight, PDI & levies $41,629. Dealers are free to set individual prices. ¥Offer only valid from July 3, 2013 to September 30, 2013 (the “Program Period”) to retail customers resident in Canada who own or are currently leasing (during the Program Period) a GMC Terrain, Pontiac Torrent, Aztek, Sunrunner, Buick Rendezvous, Saturn Vue will receive a $1,000 credit towards the purchase, lease or factory order of an eligible new 2013 GMC Terrain. Only one (1) credit may be applied per eligible vehicle sale. Offer is transferable to a family member living in the same household (proof of address required). This offer may not be redeemed for cash and may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives available on GM vehicles. The $1,000 credit includes HST/GST/QST/PST as applicable by province. As part of the transaction, dealer will request current vehicle registration and/or insurance to prove ownership. GMCL reserves the right to amend or terminate this offer, in whole or in part, at any time without prior notice. Void where prohibited by law. Additional conditions and limitations apply. See your GM dealer for details. ¥¥Offer only valid from July 3, 2013 to September 30, 2013 (the “Program Period”) to retail customers resident in Canada who own or are currently leasing (during the Program Period) a GM or competitor pickup truck to receive a $1,000 credit towards the purchase, finance or lease of an eligible new 2013 Model Year Chevrolet Silverado Light Duty, Chevrolet Heavy Duty, GMC Sierra Light Duty, GMC Sierra Heavy Duty, or Chevrolet Avalanche. Only one (1) credit may be applied per eligible vehicle sale. Offer is transferable to a family member living in the same household (proof of address required). This offer may not be redeemed for cash and may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives available on GM vehicles. The $1,000 credit includes HST/GST/QST/PST as applicable by province. As part of the transaction, dealer will request current vehicle registration and/or insurance to prove ownership. GMCL reserves the right to amend or terminate this offer, in whole or in part, at any time without prior notice. Void where prohibited by law. Additional conditions and limitations apply. See your GM dealer for details.

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