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News – Acting Inspector Stephanie Patterson has learned a lot that she never hopes she needs to use in her new role. Patterson took over as the acting detachment commander for the Lanark County OPP on Aug. 12, following the announcement of the retirement of outgoing Insp. Gerry Salisbury. But after her time dealing with the tense standoff between First Nations people and developers in Caledonia, she is looking forward to a quieter posting. Several years ago, a tense land dispute erupted between the Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation and developers of suburban housing in southern Ontario. As part of the OPP’s provincial liaison team, born out of the Ipperwash Inquiry, Patterson worked with the First Nations’ people, “building bridges with them,” she said during an interview in her new office at the Perth headquarters of the OPP on Wednesday, Aug. 21. Overall, the tense situation “was challenging, absolutely. There was a lot of dialogue that had to go on. My role was explaining what the OPP’s role was there.” Patterson was quick to point out that she was not alone in Caledonia, and was backed up by “hundreds and hundreds of officers there.” What made her job difficult, in an already tense situation, was the expectation by some that the OPP could simply roll in and solve the problems, to their side’s satisfaction. “It’s not really the OPP’s role to work out he differences in land disputes,” said Patterson. “We were there to make sure that while the government is sorting it out that people stay safe… Nobody has been killed there, thank God, but there has been a lot of heartache for people.” She had had a type of fore-

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Fresh flavours Community – The second annual Barns, Farms and Wicked Chefs summer gala in Perth on Saturday night, Aug. 24, was a great success, offering guests local fare in a beautiful country setting – the lawns and restored barns of EcoTay. Proceeds benefit The Table Community Food Centre. Above, serving up something sweet, Nancy Temple (centre) and Hali Burnham of Temple’s Sugar Camp Restaurant, joined by Ludwig Ratzinger of Fine Chocolate by Ludwig. The fundraiser showcased the fine chefs and farmers of Lanark County. Right, the Seed to Sausage station.

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Two men injured in collision east of Perth News - Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police including Technical Traffic Collision Investigators continue to investigate a two vehicle collision on Highway 43 east of the Town of Perth that happened at about 7:40 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26. A westbound Pontiac Grand

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CAA reminds motorists about back to school road safety News – With school buses about to make a return to roadways across the province as thousands of students get ready to head back to the classroom, CAA North & East Ontario is reminding motorists to study up on road safety. Regardless of where your daily commute takes you, under Ontario law motorists travelling in both directions must come to a complete stop when approaching a school bus that has its upper red lights flashing. Failure to stop for a school bus can be a costly decision. For a first offence, drivers face a fine between $400 and $2,000 and the

loss of six demerit points from their licence. Each subsequent offence brings fines ranging from $1,000 to $4,000, as well as six demerit points and the possibility of serving up to six months in jail. Motorists are also reminded that roadways in designated school zones have a speed limit of 40 km/h. Drivers who exceed this speed limit by 16 to 29 km/h can lose three demerit points and be forced to pay a fine, while those found to be going 50 km/h above the posted speed limit could be faced with the loss of six demerit points, a suspended licence, and a fine of

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Emerald ash borer found in two areas of Lanark County News – Lanark County is urging residents to take action to slow the spread of the emerald ash borer (EAB), an invasive beetle that aggressively attacks ash trees, following confirmation the insect has been found in two locations within the county. Stephen Clare, regional program officer for the North East Region of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), appeared before the county’s economic development committee of the whole earlier in August to explain the agency’s regulatory role in slowing the spread of the EAB and to provide general information. The EAB does not pose a threat to human health, but the CFIA estimates there are 30 million dead ash trees in the US and Ontario, with an estimated two billion at risk in Canada and no natural predator here. “The EAB has been in Windsor since 2002 and there are no ash trees left there,” Clare said. “North American ash trees are very susceptible. The EAB attacks all except mountain ash, which is not technically an ash tree.” The borer has been found already in all of the municipalities surrounding the county. The CFIA set traps here in early May. When they were checked in July, two sites were positive for EAB: one in Carleton Place and another near Pakenham in Mississippi Mills. In Lanark County, about 30 per cent of the forest cover includes a component of ash trees, with the majority of ash-dominated forests occurring in the southeastern portion of the county. “Now that the EAB has been found here, we want to ensure the public is made aware of ways to slow its spread within the county,” said warden Bill Dobson (Montague reeve). “The main way to do this is to restrict the movement of wood between infested and noninfested areas within our boundaries and beyond since that is a major way the beetle travels.” To slow the spread of the emerald ash borer to new areas, the CFIA uses measures to control the movement of potentially infested materials. This includes ash logs, branches, nursery stock and wood chips, as well as firewood of all species. With evidence of the beetle

Lanark County public works department has revealed that the emerald ash borer (EAB), shown above, has been found in the county. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency set traps within the county and in July, two sites tested positive for the EAB: one in Carleton Place and another near Pakenham. Left, the path of destruction the EAB can leave on ash trees. Submitted photos

found here, the CFIA will move to “regulate” Lanark County. “We found the insect on two properties, so wood products cannot be moved off of those properties without CFIA oversight in order to try to slow the spread,” Clare explained. On April 1, 2014, Lanark County will become part of a large consolidated area in Ontario and Quebec that is regulated in an effort to slow the spread of the pest to unaffected areas. Firewood or any ash products that have been illegally brought in to Lanark County from a federally regulated area could be infested with EAB. “Lanark County residents can help slow the spread of the EAB by buying or cutting their firewood close to home,” said Jonathan Allen, operations manager for Lanark County Public Works. “It’s important to learn what ash is and try not to move it around.” Park and campground opera-

tors, where visitors often bring their own firewood, are urged to be particularly vigilant. At an Aug. 23 public works committee meeting at the Lanark County building in Perth, county councillors expressed concern about the effect of the die-off of ash trees, particularly in some wetland areas and along certain waterways where the dominant species is ash, which provides shade for the waters and habitat for numerous species. “This has the potential to be devastating in Lanark County,” said Brian Anderson, advisory services coordinator with Mississippi Valley Conservation, which provides professional forest-management services to the county. “Our wetlands contain black ash stands, our fence rows have green ash and our community forests have white ash. It will affect every ecosystem we have.”

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to have come from eastern Asia in wooden packaging materials in the 1990s. It has since infested most of southwestern Ontario and from Frontenac County east into Quebec. North American trees have little natural resistance to it. The beetle is a hardshelled, winged insect that is about 1 to 1.5 cm long and a striking metallic emerald green colour. The adult beetles emerge through the bark of ash trees from June to August, leaving a small, D-shaped hole. The adults eat foliage and lay eggs in bark crevices over the summer. The larvae tunnel through the bark and begin to eat the sap wood, making S-shaped galleries that get progressively larger as the larvae grow. This cuts off the flow of nutrients and water to the rest of the tree. The larvae spend the winter under the bark, pupate and emerge as adults starting in spring. Signs of EAB infestation in ash trees include seven to 10centimetre cracks in the bark

of young trees, zigzag galleries under the bark of any ash trees, small D-shaped adult exit holes, increased woodpecker activity, die-back in the top half of the crown, or new, green shoots emerging at the base of the tree. Often, by the time the signs are noticed, the beetles have been in the tree for three or four years already. The Eastern Ontario Model Forest organization is taking a lead on advising rural landowners about options they have in light of the arrival of the EAB. For information, visit and check the “Emerald Ash Borer” link on the left margin. The publication “Preparing for Emerald Ash Borer: A Landowner’s Guide to Managing Ash Forests,” can be found on the website. For additional information or to report a possible infestation of emerald ash borer, contact the CFIA’s EAB hotline at 1-866-463-6017, email eab_agrile@inspection. or check

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Community – Staff at the Town of Perth treated visiting Japanese students from Asago Junior High School to a summer barbecue in Stewart Park on Aug. 23 following a visit to a local sugar bush. Left, Perth councillor Judy Brown, right, hands out Canadian hats and mittens to the visiting students. Photo by DESMOND DEVOY


Reid just doesn’t get importance of food safety 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-FrontenacLennox 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 in-

spection 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

COMMENTARY Let’s help run down cancer Editorial – It’s been 33 years, but the image of the brave Terry Fox running across Canada’s landscape won’t soon be forgotten. Fox may have lost his battle with the unforgiving cancer disease, but his Marathon of Hope continues across Ontario, Canada and globally, to this day. This year marks the 33rd anniversary of the Terry Fox Run, which traditionally takes place the second Sunday following Labour Day. It falls on Sept. 15 in 2013. The month of September is symbolic and chosen by Fox himself. According to the Terry Fox Foundation website ( the month was picked “to reflect when he had to stop running and when Canadians had to start.” Fox lost his battle with cancer on June 28, 1981, just one month shy of his 23rd birthday and the first Terry Fox Run to continue raising funds for cancer research was held Sept. 13 later that year. There are many ways to keep Fox’s dream alive by participating in one (or several) of the Terry Fox Runs throughout the area. In Almonte, participants will gather at the Almonte Arena at 1 p.m., the same time the Lanark run gets underway. Perth’s event will take place at the Conlon Farm Recreation Complex, beginning at 10 a.m., while both the Elgin (Elgin Lions Hall) and Kemptville (Riverside Park) runs kick off at 10 a.m. Most routes are bicycle, wheelchair and rollerblade accessible and available in a variety of distances, from 2K all the way up to 10K.

Being bored something that never paid off for Mary Lifestyle – The day was dragging on, too slowly to suit me. It was late summer, and my Saturday chores had been done hours before. Neither of my best friends could come to play. I was bored beyond belief! I sat on the cement step surrounding the boards at the pump in the middle of the yard, and curled dandelion stems, just the way my sister Audrey had taught me. They were laid out before me like a pile of pale green pencils. From the same cement stoop, I had played Jacks, but without someone to play with, I soon tired of that too. Then I braided long pieces of grass, another talent I learned from sister Audrey. I picked up stones around the pump with my toes. Then I piled them neatly on the platform. Finally, I resorted to letting them plop down the well between the boards, and listened to them drop in the well water below. It was a hot day for late in the summer. My three brothers had gone to the Bonnechere for a swim, and Audrey was visiting her friend Iva on the

next farm. There was nothing for me to do. I had dressed and undressed my dolls too often to count, and even Sport, our old Collie dog wasn’t interested in fetching a stick I threw out from my perch on the platform. I thought of going into the house and telling Mother I was bored, and there was nothing to do. But I knew from past experiences what kind of a reply that would earn me. “Well, get the ball of string out of the cupboard and knit a dishcloth. That will keep you busy for a while.” I hated knitting dishcloths with a passion. I hated knitting with a passion. Once my sister started me on making a scarf. Bright red wool it was. It didn’t take long to see that something was drastically wrong, when what I had knitted was turning into a complete circle. Audrey admitted there was a good possibility I would never be a knitter. I heard her say “hopeless” under her breath. And making dishcloths out of a ball of string that had come in pieces from Briscoe’s General Store was low on my list of fun things to do. For some reason, I Vice President & Regional Publisher Mike Mount 613-283-3182, ext. 104

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was always able to manage to create what could pass for a dish rag, even though I hated every last stitch I made. Beads of sweat were on my nose, and I looked over at the house with its blinds down, and the kitchen door tightly closed. I knew it would be cooler inside than where I was sitting. But what was I going to do when I went in? The house would be as dark as Mother could make it to keep out the summer heat, and I knew the Findlay Oval would be out. Mother had a talent for working when there was very little light. I pictured her sitting at the table stringing beans, or peeling potatoes, or doing some other kitchen chore that didn’t 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: Lee Ann Gilligan Email: Jennifer Coughlin Email:

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require open windows. I went to the swing in the grape arbour. It was cooler, but not much, and there sure wasn’t any fun in swinging by myself! I even thought of phoning bad Marguirite to come over. I was desperate, I knew, but not that desperate. And the minutes ticked by. As slow as molasses in January! Well, there was nothing to do but head for the kitchen door. Maybe Mother would raise the blinds and I could look through the new Eaton’s catalogue that had arrived in the mail that week. Or maybe draw with the bits and pieces of chalk mother kept in a Watkin’s Baking Powder tin on the floor in front of the back door that lead upstairs. It was a flat door, just a slab, really, and a perfect spot to draw or write with chalk. The rule was, as soon as we finished, it had to be washed off completely. I opened the back door, and just as I thought, Mother was at the kitchen table, in the dim light, stringADVERTISING SALES: ADVERTISING SALES CO-ORDINATOR Andrea Harding SALES: Cheryl Johnston, Sharon Sinfield, Kathy Perreault, Liz Gray, Kevin Hoover, Jamie Rae-Gomes Email: Fax: 613-283-9988 THE DEADLINE FOR DISPLAY ADVERTISING IS MONDAY 4:30 PM

ing beans. I shuffled in, letting out a big sigh, trying to gain sympathy from Mother, who could, as Audrey would say, “read any one of us like a book.” “Nothing to do, eh?” I knew right away. I was caught. Mother took her eyes off the beans long enough to nod her head towards the back-to-the wall cupboard. That’s all it took was one nod. I let out a big fact, I sighed all the way to the cupboard. I reached into the basket that always sat on the bottom shelf, and took out the ball of string and the knitting needles sticking out of it. I got no sympathy from Mother as I headed for the kitchen door and the swing, with the string and the knitting needles. Never, ever in the 30s did you say you were bored and there was nothing to do if you were seven-years-old. In fact, all you had to do was look bored, and you knew what your fate was. Another string dishcloth would soon join the other pile in drawer in the back-to-the-wall cupboard. • 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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Discovery Tour of North Gower and Kars hits area Sept. 14 and 15

and 15 weekend. There are 34 participants in the tour, which will showcase local artists, artisans, producers and farmers, as well as local history, in 13 stops. Above, stop 3 is MDG Beads Inc., offering handmade jewelry and jewelry supplies. Below left, Magpie Hill Al-

Stop 2: Cormier Pottery Cormier Pottery is situated at 5950 Third Line Road North in North Gower and create functional and decorative high-fired stoneware and porcelain. The special guest at this stop will be Judith Rygiel, who makes can be found at 2376 Church Street silk and wool hand woven and in North Gower and offers fine art, hand dyed scarves. scarves, whimsical birdhouses and bird feeders. Stop 3: MDG Beads Inc. Their special guest for the tour MDG Beads Inc. can be found is Lalaland Glass Studio, which is at 6035 Prince of Wales Drive in open year round and specializes North Gower. They offer hand- in original glass fused items, from made jewelry and jewelry supplies jewelry to artwork. and are open year round. Stop 7: Simply Devine Paverpol Stop 4: Allison Usher Located at 6773 McCordick Allison Usher’s studio is at 6656 Road in North Gower, Simply Third Line Road South in Kars. Devine Paverpol creates unique She makes functional unique hand fabric sculptures for the home and built pottery. garden. Usher’s guests at her stop will Special guests at this stop inChristina Zeigler, who creates clude: Young Again, which fashacrylic landscapes, clay and feath- ions garden flowers from recycled er jewelry; the hand built ceramic housewares; Laverna G. Quinn, vessels and wall sculptures of Nora who makes fine art using waterAkkermans; and Cathy Cohen and colours, oil and mixed media; the her functional stoneware pottery. handcrafted kiln fired glass work of Luzia Christine Bollinger; and Stop 5: Rideau Township Ar- Eleanor Sangster will showcase chives her watercolours, notecards and Explore Rideau Township Ar- book plates. chives, located at 6581 Fourth Line Road in North Gower. While Stop 8: Celebrating Margaret its normal hours are Tuesdays from Rühland 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the ArThe members of the Discovchives will be open on both days ery Tour wish to celebrate the life of the tour and visitors can view its of Margaret Rühland, one of our current exhibition entitled ‘Frater- founding members, who died on nal Organizations.’ March 18 of this year. We will miss Margaret’s enthusiasm for life and Stop 6: Primrose Path Studio & her generosity of spirit. Garden Her works, including hemp Primrose Path Studio & Garden clothing and ethnic and recycled

their stop, they welcome Dragon Fire Art, which specializes in hammered copper original artwork. Below, Young Again specializes in garden flowers made from recycled housewares and will be featured at stop 7 (Simply Devine Paverpol).

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(613) 283-6200 vintage jewelry, will be presented by the Rühland family at 2769 Mackey Road in North Gower. Herman Rühland will also display his abstracted paintings, found objects and abstract sculptures at this stop. While you are at the Rühlands, stretch your legs and feed your soul by walking through the Enchanted Gnome Forest. Stop 9: Ann Gruchy Ann Gruchy’s studio is located at 1622 Roger Stevens Drive in Kars where she will display her acrylic, ink and watercolour works, from figurative to abstract. At Gruchy’s stop, Rain Kazymerchyk will showcase her art in metal pieces, which includes silver, gold and mixed metal artwear and jewelry; Moira Law will have her fine art photography, mixed media and art cards on display; the functional and decorative pottery of Pat Jessop, designed for everyday use will be featured; and Suzanne Snook Pottery, offering functional stoneware pottery, will also be present. Stop 10: Marie Paquette Located at 1584 Sobeau Court in Kars, Marie Paquette crafts hand built clay objects and free-form brushwork. Her special guest at this stop will be Frantic Farms, known for


their playful, yet elegant pottery and blown glass. Stop 11: Barb Desroches Barb Desroches creates colourful paintings in watercolour, acrylic and oil and will have them on display at her 6640 Bluebird Street location in Kars. Her guest will be Marcelle Magill, who makes stained glass lamps, panels and decorative objects. Stop 12: Rosalie Daly Todd Located at 6431 Clingin Lane in Manotick, Rosalie Daly Todd specializes in water media paintings featuring people. Heather Linttell will be her guest at this stop. Lintell is known for florals and landscapes in watercolours and acrylics. Stop 13: Millers’ Farm, Market & Garden Centre Millers’ Farm, Market & Garden Centre on Rideau Valley Drive North in Manotick, will offer visitors fall plants and décor, pumpkins and produce. At many of the stops, artists will be offering demonstrations, as well as classes. Visitors can also enter into a draw to win a gift certificate during the two-day tour. For more information, including a tour map of all the stops, visit

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Tour stops Stop 1: Magpie Hill Alpacas Located at 5849 Third Line Road North in North Gower, Magpie Hill Alpacas are providers of quality alpacas and alpaca products. At this stop, their guests will be Dragon Fire Art, which specializes in hammered copper original artwork (repoussé and chasing); the crystalline porcelain pottery creations of Debbie McLeod and Ferne D’Addario, who works with fused glass, handcrafting dishes, candleholders, jewelry and mosaic art.


Arts – Experience the talents of local artists, artisans, producers and farmers, while learning about local history Saturday, Sept. 14 and Sunday, Sept. 15 during the 17th annual Discovery Tour in North Gower and Kars. The tour, which runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, will showcase the works of 34 participants at 13 stops, all within an eight-kilometre radius of North Gower. Best of all, admission is free, but donations will be accepted in support of the North Gower Food Bank. Enjoy the scenery of farms, forests and the Rideau, sample fare from award-winning restaurants and learn about the diverse art and farm products that come from the area. Visit studios where artists work – many will be doing demos, walk in a pumpkin patch, pat an alSubmitted photos paca or take in a bit of history. All The 17th annual Discovery Tour of North pacas, providers of alpacas and alpaca prodin a day and just a half-hour drive Gower and Kars takes place over the Sept. 14 ucts, returns to the tour for another year. At from downtown Ottawa.

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Explore the Sundance Artisan Festival this weekend Arts – For years, Sundance Studio Tour has welcomed thousands of patrons throughout the Labour Day weekend. To facilitate growth, allowing more artists to participate, a move to the Fall River Restaurant’s river view location last year was a natural progression. To reflect the expansions, the name has been changed to Sundance Artisan Festival. The festival is an evolution of creative, innovative and traditional artisans, local farm-to-plate cuisine and eclectic toe-tapping music. As always, the theme of Sundance is individual creativity with an element of reclaimed, recycled or natural materials, with impressions in wood, stone, cloth, metal, clay and other media. The original expressions of the returning artists will be complimented by new artists, and there are more than 30 set to participate this year. Along with visual art, patrons will enjoy the natural flavours of handcrafted organic food. Culinary delights include fiery pulled pork, Arctic Char burgers and turkey and cranberry sausages from the Fall River Restaurant, as well as local beer and Ontario wines. As hosts of the Sundance Festival, restaurant owners, Paul and Michele Zammit, recognize the tradition they are carrying forward and hope to expose the diversity of talent our area has to offer. “We have worked to include all the arts and make the Sundance Festival a complete experience for all the senses,” the Zammits said. They welcome former patrons to re-

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The annual Sundance Artisan Festival is set to take over the Fall River Restaurant this Labour Day weekend. More than 30 new and returning artists will be on hand showcasing their works in wood, stone, cloth, metal and other media, such as the items shown to the right. Above, visitors peruse last year’s festival. turn and hope to pleasantly surprise new guests with the peaceful setting they offer in Maberly at the corner of Highway 7 and Country Road 36. It is just one hour north of Kingston and 90 minutes west of Ottawa. Once you have visited the festival, walk next door and delight your senses yet again with the finest organic lunch

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Dine and Dash Community â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The second annual Dine and Dash event, held in Almonte on Aug. 15 took diners to three local restaurants for a night of gourmet food, wine and conversation. Top left, diners at the first restaurant , Cafe Postino, enjoyed a first course of salads, breadsticks and wine. Centre left, one of the salad options Postinoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s was a Caprese salad of tomatoes and cheese, drizzled with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Bottom left, one of the main course options, which was served at the Almonte Riverside Kitchen, was a ceviche of scallops with tomatoes and an edible flower. Ceviches are not cooked in the traditional way; instead they are marinated in citrus juice. Below right, the first restaurant, where the appetizer course was served for one of the three groups who participated, was Cafe Postino, which is located on Mill Street in Almonte.

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CRIMSON SUNSETS, GREAT LIVE YOUR DREAM OF RETIRING S IC DE BOATING & AN ECLECTIC STONE IN THE COUNTRY IN THIS RA ! AM G R UP OUT APPOINTED HOME AWAITS YOU ON WONDERFUL RAISED BUNGALOW NO S! B U PA VIEW SPARKLING MISSISSIPPI LAKE. This FA THR boasting a fab 40X26 Ft Det WKSP/ exceptional 150 Ft waterfront property Gar. A sizzling home, captivating boasts lush green lawns, charming from the moment you step indoors Sun Terrace, intimate balconies & a 6 w/ sparkling Hrd’s, amazing Granite/ person hot tub. Step inside; dramatic Kit w/ chic slate Flr, & gorgeous OPEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE space effectively steals the show! A French Drs that invite you to an SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1-3 PM SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1-3 PM full wall of glass affords a panoramic expansive Deck & charming Gazebo view of the Lake from the vaulted Great Rm, & the exciting sunlit LL Fam/Games Rm with walkout that embraces an 8 person Hot Tub. This great property even offers Exterior & Interior Dog is sure to be a hit with the kids. Sparkling black granite in the custom Pen & Run for Fido THE FAM RM & COZY GAS FFP + SPA WILL Kitchen & MUCH, MUCH MORE, SEE FOR YOURSELF. MLS: # 883098 WOW THE MOST DISCERNING BUYERS! MLS: # 873829





BREATHTAKINGLY BEAUTIFUL STONE CIRCA 1860 RURAL ESTATE nestled on 6 W NE ING! .58 meticulously groomed acres, invites T you to step back in time w/ stunning LIS original appointments & the coolest authentic country Kitchen I’ve ever seen! This sensational setting boasts; lg “Currier & Ives” pond, expansive lawns, a treasured, stone appointed garden pond with floating lily pads & tranquil fountain. The original wrap around Veranda adds to the charm of this “One of this Kind” yesteryear retreat. Endless possibilities & great signage opportunity for B&B, Antique or Commercial Photography business. FEATURED IN “THE RIDEAU CANAL: THEN & NOW” BOOK, SEEING IS BELIEVING!!

YOUR SEARCH IS OVER… YOU HAVE JUST FOUND YOUR NEW CUSTOM HOME! What a fresh, sunlit design, nestled in the prestigious, sought after neighborhood, “South Point West”. Rich granite counters are the backdrop to the fab French Vanilla Kit/Break Bar. Gleaming Hrd Flrs, elegant pillars, stylish corner FFP & formal Dnr create an elegant yet comfortable Mn Flr living space. THE DECADENT, PRIVATE, MASTER SUITE NESTLED IN THE WEST WING IS BREATHTAKING & LEADS TO A PRIVATE VERANDA; A WOW UNSPOILED LL AWAITS YOUR TOUCH! MLS: # 875250 T OIN H P T! T U SO WES




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4 Spring Street, Westport $394,500 Wonderful opportunity with this large property in the heart of Westport’s thriving retail market. With 4 bedrooms and 5 baths, large kitchen, dining, living, office, storage and laundry facility, this residential/commercially zoned property offers endless business or home business possibilities – recently operated as a tea room. The double car detached garage has a very cute tenanted1 bedroom income apartment. Call for a showing today. Julia Scotland ( 613-390-0401) or Drea Scotland ( 613-390-2373)


5 Lavinia Street, Smiths Falls

New List, 1253 Powers Road $239,900 Quiet rural setting, only 10 minutes to Perth! This well kept side split, with double car attached garage sports a propane fireplace in bright cheery living room, and a cozy woodstove in the family room. Large kitchen/dining Book your showing today or drop into Saturday’s Open House! MLS#091191101502008 Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263

New Price $164,500 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


NEW LISTING – 100 PETER ST. PERTH $228,900 Perfect location only a block away from the Tay River & Stewart Park, a driver away from the Perth golf course & easy access to shopping & dining in downtown Heritage Perth. More room than you’d think with a wonderful amount of living space in each sun filled room. Some of the great features of this awesome, heritage brick home are - tall ceilings & hardwood flrs on both levels, new custom kitchen with ceramic back splash, pantry cupboard & side door entrance in from carport area, spacious foyer with sweeping staircase to upper level, 3 season, 8 x 23 enclosed front porch, m/fl 2 pce. Bathroom & large 4 pce. Upstairs, 3 good sized bedrms & master has it’s own 12 x 15 dressing rm. Basement has exterior walls insulated, newer gas furnace, upgraded electrical panel & new on demand hot water heating. The grounds are lovely, yard is surrounded by perennials which provide a nice private grassed & patio area, storage shed & fenced side yard could be perfect for a dog run. Dble. Driveway is paved with concrete under the 15 x 21 carport. Mls# 092102005002300 Sheri Mahon-Fournier 613-812-1215

$421,000 One of the nicest locations on the Big Rideau Lake, located on the south shore just west of Star Island & across from the mouth of Nobels Bay. Excellent, clean deep waterfront. Glorious sunset view from this lovely level 177 x 127 ft lot. The original cottage was built in the 1960’s but in later years renovations included insulating, siding, & windows, lifting it onto a block foundation and adding additions onto it to make it approx 1400 sq ft of open concept living space incl 2 good sized bedrms, good closet & storage space, 3 pce bath with walk-in shower, newer wett certified woodstove, spacious kitchen & dining areas, m/fl laundry & lge 20 x 21 living/sitting rm area. Don’t overlook the 20’ x 30’, 2 bedrm bunkie & concrete dock with covered boat port. Totally furnished, even includes the aluminum fishing boat. Great road access off Mahon Road, with year round homes in the neighbourhood. Mls# 0831083103632300 Sheri Mahon-Fournier 613-812-1215




This Otter Lake Home is a charmer… cosy with a spec spectacular view of the Lake… e… this offers the lifestyle you’ve been lookin looking for! Clean sandy bottom tom for swimming this spring fed Lake is clo close to Perth and Smiths Falls. $349,000 Book your showing now! Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263


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Bob Ferguson* 613-812-8871

Barbara Shepherd* 613-326-1361

Christian Allan* 613-207-0834

Oral Pretty* 613-264-0123

Julia Scotland** 613-390-0401

Norene Allan* 613-812-0407

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Michael Cardiff* 613-285-0655

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2008 10A Drummond, Prestonvale Wonderful country bungalow on a treed acre. 2+1 bedrm, 2 full bathrooms, detached workshop, wood stove, fenced yard & more.

fÓ£{]™ääÊUʓÃ›ÊnnÓ飂 Robin Ferrill




26 Hackberry Trail Stylish hi-end 2 storey unit with all the upgrades you would expect. Hardwood, quartz counters, ensuite bath, gas f/p, pot lighting & more.

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59 Crampton Drive Two bedroom town home with fenced yard, gardens, central air, finished basement and much more. Please see pictures online.


302 Dean Ridge Great subdivision just west of CP and close to the lake. Huge foyer, hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, double garage & brick.

$339,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnǙÓäÇ Jeff Wilson

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130 Lansdowne Unit 1

372 Lake Park Road

GRAB IT! Incredible value – motivated seller. 3rd floor condo, immaculate, updated, low condo fees.

End unit, commercial space in Carleton Place. 1,683 sq. ft. of open space and mezzanine, gas heat, 2 bathrms & office.

Own a country home on a large 150’x600’ lot within walking distance from Carleton Place and Mississippi Lake. Very spacious home.

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249 Bridge Street Good visibility for retail operation. Commercial on main level and 2 apartments above. 104’x64’ lot with parking.


$160,000ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÈÈn£ÈÊ Robin Ferrill

John Coburn Broker

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277 Joes Lake Tall Pines surround this 2 Bdrm Cottage & Bunk House. 126 ft. of waterfront. Vaulted Ceiling, Screened porch, wood stove & more!

Excellent floor plan offers 3 bdrm, 2 baths, oversize garage w/inside entry. Full warranty and an easy basement to finish.




0 Balmoral Drive Excellent building lot in prestigeous subdivision. Sold: Call Rhonda for results.

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Marly Burke Broker

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1863 Richmond Road

This 2 storey home measures up at over 3400 sq. ft., lots of room and lots of land, full basement, newer kitchen, private setting.

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1986 Con 6C Lanark Updated 2 storey. New kitchen, 3 bdrms, new hardwood, tile and bathrooms. Wrap around porch and more!





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92 Munro Street, Carleton Place Vintage home set on private lot. Beautifully restored to exacting standards. Front and back verandahs. Palladium window in breakfast nook. fam. rm has air-tight woodstove and terrace doors. Impeccable.

$299,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnnÓ{äx Marly Burke

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30 Hackberry Trail Nearly new Cardel “Golf Leaf” model end unit with many upgrades including fenced yard, central air and more.

$319,900ÊUʓÃ›ÊnÇ{ÇäÓ John Coburn

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863 PIKE LAKE RT 1E Immaculate turn-key 3 bed cottage on private treed lot w/ 110 ft of clean 42 CONCESSION ST W, WESTPORT Why rent when you can own? Exten- shoreline in quiet bay. Most furnishsively upgraded 3 bed 2 bath home ings, newer fridge/stove & Fendock – EnerGuide 70+. $148,250. Call Re- included! $289,900. Call Jennifer Glazier 613-812-8114 becca Wissler: 613 264 9481


113 HARPER RD, HWY 7 SAT 9:00-10:30 AM PORTLAND 3+ bed, 1.5 bath bungalow on ex- Residential property – 3bed, open contra large, well treed lot in Village of cept. Det garage $230,000. PLUS ComPortland. 2 blocks to the Rideau. mercial property – 1300 sq.ft. $30,000. Host: Paul Gordon 613-390-2281 $229,000.



267-269 UPPER SCOTCH LINE RD $90,000 REDUCTION! Country living at its best! Newly renovated 7 unit building with detached bungalow, spacious units - lots of parking - 5 minutes to Perth. Golf course nearby - large country lot. $599,000.



123 DWYER LN, NEAR LANARK SAT 11:00-12:00 NOON 3 season Cottage w/100’ of swimmaSILVER LAKE ble frontage on Clyde River, 3 bed, 1 Cozy open concept 2 bed, 1 bath COMMUTER HEAVEN year round cottage on level lot with Large 4 bed 2 bath home, eat-in kitch- bath, screened porch, furnished. Boat walk-in shoreline, great for the kids. en, livingrm; dining/family rm. Main & dock $139,900. Host: Sheri D’Aoust $239,900. level laundry, hdwd floors. $199,000. 613-812-9344

1744 DRUMMOND CON 1 NEAR PERTH SAT 11:00-12:30 PM PERTH Perth - Great potential for income. Lg 5 RIDEAU FERRY Tastefully renovated 3 bed, 1 bath SMITHS FALLS bed house on 3 acre. Additional apartLakeside living at its finest. 4 bedroom, family home in an ideal location, De- Smiths Falls Golf Club Road Subdivision ment currently rented + lg storage bdg. 2.5 bath side split on 215ft of prime tached garage, nice yard. Move in Home 3 Bed plus Den, Family Room, $339,900. Host: Paul Gordon 613-390Big Rideau waterfront. $629,000. ready! $229,900. In-ground Pool, Privacy! $339,999. 2281

2847 NARROWS LOCK RD, NEAR PERTH SAT 1:30-3:00 PM Charming 2 bed log home on 21 acres w/addition 40x80 coverall & sugar shack & above ground pool $318,500. Host: Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

10 LAKESIDE LN, NEWBORO SUN 12:00-1:30 PM 3bed, 2 bath home level lot w/access to 6 lakes Spectacular views Plenty of space for family & guests. $557,000. Host: Rebecca Wissler 613-264-9481


520 SANDERSON RD, RURAL KEMPTVILLE SAT 2:00-4:00 PM Country living 35 mins to Ottawa, 3 Bed Bungalow on 5 acres. Property is fenced-in. $299,900. Host: Silvia Blanchard 613-294-3661

198 FLETCHER RD, DWYER HILL SUN 2:00-4:00 PM 4 bed Custom Executive on 4.5 acres. Landscaped, private grounds, easy commute to Ottawa. $429,900. Host: Silvia Blanchard 613-294-3661

399 GRADY RD EAST, NEAR WESTPORT SAT 3:30-:4:30 PM CARDINAL 7 bed bungalow with panoramic views of Black Creek, set on 191 acres, w/ Great starter or retirement 2 bed 1 horse stable & paddock. $656,900. bath bungalow on private dbl lot. Close to St Lawrence River. $145,900. Host: Paul Gordon 613-390-2281


135 BARR PL, NEAR PERTH SAT 12:00-1:30 PM Versatile home on large lot all the bells and RIDEAU FERRY whistles, privacy, space, well maintained, nestled on Jebbs Creek & close to town Treed level lot, with 280 ft +/- of excel– 3 beds, family rm, study etc. $475,000. lent Big Rideau Lk w/f. Charming 2 level 2 bed cottage. $695,000. Host: Rebecca Wissler 613-264-9481

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

PERTH MOTIVATED SELLER LEAVING PROVINCE. Renovated home. Open concept kitchen, formal liv/din, hdwd flrs & staircase. Det heated & cooled w/ shop. $299,500

LANARK VILLAGE Tastefully renovated 3+1 bed, 2 bth family home in a ideal location. Perfect business opportunity, workshop/store/studio & storage building. $219,900.

MABERLY LANSDOWNE A unique opportunity, 2 bed 1 bath 6 year-old one of kind Log Home by cottage + 7 private acres abutting Kea on 3.64 acres. 3 beds/2 baths. Loft Updated 3 bed, 1.5 bath 2 storey hobby crown land waterfront on Patterson Master suite with W/I closet & ensuite farm on 96 acres w/detached garage/ workshop & 7 stall barn. $349,900. $419,900, or rent at $1,900 /month Lake. $229,900.

14.3 Acres-Good location to live/retire to. Treed forest w/ creek running through & some level land w/drilled well. Access to all amenities & Rideau Lakes $69,900.

RIDEAU LAKES 22 BAY RD LOMBARDY RIDEAU LAKES COMMERCIAL/RETAIL BUILDING. ExGorgeous 3 Bd, 3 Bth, Georgian 3 bd bungalow on beautiful lg lot, hot cellent corner location presently OtSalt-box style Home on 35+ acres. tub rm w/patio doors to deck. Games ter Creek Antiques. Total approx 1800 Deeded w/f access on Big Rideau Lk. rm w/bar. Close to golf courses. sqft. NOTE: Business NOT for sale, con$229,900. $439,900. tents NOT included. $119,900.

CHALOA ACRES SOUTH, PERTH CHRISTIE LAKE MINUTES TO PERTH 2km to Perth! Charming home on 2.5 PRIVATE 3 ACRES acres -deeded access to Jebb’s Creek/ 3 bd bungalow on private lot w/access 2 bed cottage with nice lake view & Private setting 15 mins from Perth! 3+1 Otty Lake! Many upgrades since 09 – to Tay River. Lrg 2 tiered deck. Close to good clean water. Take the short drive bd brick bungalow on 3 acres– enjoy to serenity and relaxation. $199,900. the perennial gardens. $239,900. Perth. $289,900. call today! $324,900.


MCDONALDS CRNS RD Nestled on the banks of the Tay River First time home buyer - have a look! just a few km from Perth on gorgeous 2 bdrms, 1 bath, full bsmt, needs up107x470ft lot, this adorable bungalow dating, great potential. Detached gar., is move in ready! $219,900. private location. $140,000.


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46 POONAMALIE RD. – $214,900

107 LORNE ST. - $224,900

25 CASSELL LANE - $89,900




101 CTY. RD. 8 – $77,900




Francine Rever Sales Representative 613-285-7274

Andrea Geauvreau Sales Representative 613-296-3309

Jessyka Auclair Sales Representative 613-283-2121



Kevin Grimes Broker of Record 613-283-2121

21 NORTH AUGUSTA - $279,900

14 SADDLE AVE. - $59,900

12 DAVIS LANE - $399,900

Jacalyn Feenstra Broker 613-283-2121

Rob Garvin Sales Representative 613-284-6968

Lisa Ritskes Sales Representative 613-285-6611

Anna Kowalewski Sales Representative 613-875-7842

Wendy Hillier Broker 613-285-4476

Rideau Heartland Realty Brokerage 23 Beckwith Street North, Suite 203 Smiths Falls, ON K7A 2B2 R0012276558_0829

Lisa BrennanTrudel Sales Representative

SATURDAY AUG 31, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM 4 Orchard St. – $178,000 MLS® 881278 Four bedrooms – Finished attic



SATURDAY AUG 31, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM 5 Carleton St, Newboro – $134,900

98 Drummond St – $515/month & $1,115/month

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***

Location Location Location! Perth – just off busy Hwy #7 - Ready to renovate to suit your needs. Great access with parking & great visibility.

Special family-sized home with pool!

Bigger than is looks! Pool!

Regan Lee**

Lisa Brennan-Trudel***

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Marcella Best***

334 O3 Rd – $274,000 MLS® 878217

645 Hamilton Lane – $219,000 MLS® 874986

94 Bakers Rd., Toledo – $94,000 MLS® 874543

This is your chance to get on Otty Lake - beautiful waterfront sunsets, quaint cottage, all you need for summer!

Why rent? 2 bdrm. bungalow, new kitchen, windows, oil tank, furnace & septic, full unfinished basement.

Great beach & good swimming, 3 bdrm seasonal bungalow with a fabulous view, easy access, level lot, full septic

Regan Lee** & Jennifer O’Brien***

Jennifer O’Brien***

Regan Lee** & Jennifer O’Brien***


658 Stanley Rd – $264,900 MLS® 859610

190 Beckwith St N (Johnston St access) $142,900 MLS® 870160

3+ bedroom home in good neighborhood with Beautiful confederation log home, 3 bdrm, 2 baths, cathedral ceil- detached garage. Metal roof, main floor master beding, open concept, pine floors, great lot, detached dble garage. room and bathroom. Close to rink and hospital.

Regan Lee** & Jennifer O’Brien***

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21 Twin Oaks Park #1 – $10,000 MLS® 882279 1 bedroom mobile home priced to sell with oil heat.

Lisa Brennan-Trudel***

Judy Charles***

177 Carss Ave – $239,900 MLS® 877309

17 George St – $191,500 MLS® 874049

After more than 30 wonderful and fulfilling years as a Real Estate Professional DARLENE GRAHAM has hung up her last “SOLD” Sign. Please join us as we wish Darlene health and happiness as she moves on to enjoy retirement.

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Jennifer O’Brien

BROKERAGE Broker of Record

1 Main Street West, Smiths Falls 613-205-0999


R0012278509_0829 Casey Errett

Saturday Aug. 31, 11 am-12 pm 53 Marsha Dr., Smiths Falls $179,900 MLS: 852505

Saturday Aug. 31, 1 pm-2 pm 235 Bristow Drive, Montague Twp. $269,900 MLS: 877112 W NE TING LIS

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613-283-8770 613-285-9129 S# 6 ML 996 86 S# 0 ML 961 86

Sunday Sept. 1, 11 am-12 pm 80 Lavinia St., Smiths Falls $219,900 MLS: 875857

45 William St. W., Smiths Falls $149,900 MLS: 882382

176 Kitley Line 3 Rd., Toledo $154,900 MLS: 878885

101 Rideau Avenue Commercial Great Investment $575,000 MLS: 855482

OPEN HOUSE SUN & MON SEP 1 & 2, 12-5 PM $149,900 Reduced from $159,900. 191 Beck Shore Rd, Mississippi Lake. West facing, Magnificent Sunsets. 4 bdr, 1 bth cottage, treed lot. Leased land. Deeded sole use 15 ft. waterfront across a low traffic road. Steps to water. 24’ dock. Large entertainment size deck. EBB, wood stove. Enjoy waterfront without waterfront prices. Easy commute to Ottawa. Call Grant Scharf today! 613-323-4862 $675,000 Reduced from $699,900. Outstanding property on the prestigious North Shore of Big Rideau Lake. 1.5 storey post & beam home w/5 bdrms & 3 bthrms. Sweeping lake views and 170ft of great waterfront. 4+ acres. A view of the lake from almost every room. 1 car garage. 24ft floating dock. Come enjoy all that Rideau has to offer! Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435


S# 3 ML 472 87

$165,000. Great starter home 15 minutes to Carleton Place. 2 bdrm, 1 bath bungalow sitting on one acre - great privacy! Open concept living area with modern kitchen. All appliances included. Drilled well and septic. Newer deck is a great place to sit and enjoy country living.

S# 9 ML 548 85

$72,000. Great location to build your family home on Richmond Road, 2 mins East of Franktown. 3.31 acre country property. 10 minutes to Carleton Place. Enjoy all that country living has to offer with an easy commute to the city. School bus for kids. Property has had entrance put in. Janice Hastie-Waugh 613-283-5435




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123 DOUGLAS RD $334,900

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Beautiful landscaping surround this Cape Cod home. Boasting generous room sizes & layout. Cozy Living rm, large Dining open to Kit features brick wood fireplace. Main flr Bdrm/den. 2nd lvl features 3 Bdrms, modern Bathrm. Lower level Familyrm completed w/ ceramic tile, 2pc Bath w/ laundry, 2-30’x5’ cold storage, 27’ abv grnd pool, 10’x14’ cedar gazebo w/ hot tub, 2 sheds. Many upgrades. Come relax on porch swing, ah Paradise! MLS # 865326

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Big Rideau Big Rideau Fully furnished and equipped Lindal Log home and quest cottage on sloping lot wtih 178’ of waterfront. Home features cherry kitchen and dining area, vaulted ceiling in living area wtih great lake view. Oversized garage, large deck and much more. List Price $850,000

Very private waterfront home on 40 acres with 400’ of shoreline. Home features 3000 sq ft of living area on each level with a dream kitchen and pantry., formal dining area, wood fireplace and master with large walk in and ensuite. If you want quality and privacy you must see this property. $1,275,000

Big Rideau Quality 4 bedroom, 4 bath home with 3400 sq ft of living space plus 2 1/2 acres with 600ft of shoreline. Beautiful kitchen, huge stone fireplace, familly room, games room, oversized 3 car garage with loft area. Pride of ownership is very evident. $899,900


SATURDAY AUGUST 31 9:00am-10:30am 113 Harper Rd

Hwy 7

Paul Gordon 613-390-2281

10:00am-11:00am 823 Kitley Line 1

Smiths Falls Rural

John Gray 613-868-6068

10:30am-12:00pm 624 Gillies Cor Side Rd Carleton Place Rural Garry Dalgleish 613-880-4434 11:00am-12:00pm 53 Marsha Dr 123 Dwyer Lane Rd 3077 Bolingbroke Rd 4 Orchard St

Smiths Falls near Lanark Maberly Smiths Falls

Evelyn Lee 613-284-7277 Sheri D’Aoust 613-812-9344 Linda McKenna 613-485-0576 Marcella Best 613-285-4781

11:00am-12:30pm 1744 Drummond Con 1 near Perth 1253 Powers Rd Perth Rural

Paul Gordon 613-390-2281 Cathie McCabe 613-284-6263

11:30am-12:30pm 34 Carol Cres

Smiths Falls

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near Perth Westport

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1:00pm-2:00pm Ferrara Dr Model Homes Smiths Falls 235 Bristow Dr Montague 85 McGill St Smiths Falls

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1:00pm-3:00pm 1000 Flower Station Rd 5 Carleton St 1:30pm-3:00pm 2847 Narrows Lock Rd 5 Lavinia St

Perth Rural Newboro

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Beautiful Viceroy home, sunken living room with wood stove. Large master bedroom with ensuite and wood stove. Large at home, plus down by the water. Good dock, excellent views. A pleasure to view. $669,900

Spacioius waterfront home with 104’ of clean shoreline. Nicely treed sloping lot with western exposure. Home features 4 bdrm/s with main floor master, familly room in walkout basment, workshop and much more. $659,500

Your own personal retreat at the lake, yet within walking distance to everything the wonderful village of Westport has to offer. Some of the most amazing views the area has to offer in this 3+ bdrm, 3 bath year round home. $459,900

Bass Lake Year round home or cottage with 104ft of level waterfront and easy road access. Features open concept kitchen, dining and living area, 2 bdrm’s 1 bath on the main level. Family room in walkout basement plus another bedroom. $439,900

Troy Lake Year round 3 bdrm home with large kitchen and living area. Nice sunroom, bunkie and garden shed. 290’ of good waterfront. Very quiet area with good fishing. $325,000

Bass Lake A bright and cheerful retreat. Sitting pretty on a rather private, level lot with perennial gardens and a waterside deck, this lovely updated 3 bdrm, 2 bath year round home features spacious rooms and fantastic views. $324,900

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Tenant insurance advice for students moving away from home

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perhaps purchasing a tenant’s policy. As each insurance company packages tenant insurance policies differently or calls the products by different names, they all (should) include two kinds of coverage – basic liability coverage and contents coverage. • You could be held responsible if your actions (e.g., leaving the bathtub running) caused damage to your apartment, your neighbours’ apartment(s) or the apartment building itself. Without insurance you would be personally liable for such costs. • You may also be held responsible for personal liability, if someone is injured in your home – even if it is one that you’re renting. They could sue you for any costs associated with the injury. • Landlords have relatively few le-


gal obligations to compensate tenants for damage to, or loss of, their personal possessions. Tenants are responsible for the harm they may cause to any part of the building in which they live or to others who live or visit there. • You should keep an up to date list of your belongings in case of theft, loss or damage. Have your child keep an accurate list of the belongings that he or she takes with them to school. This will make it easier to settle your insurance claim in the event of theft, fire or other risks. • All college and university residences have their own requirements and recommendations for students living on campus, check with your school before you move in.

ant insurance, visit: Home_Insurance/documents/brochures/Tenant_ins.pdf or www.ibc. ca/en/You_Wanted_to_Know/audiovideo/tenant.wmv.

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Your child will likely bring expensive personal items such as electronics, computers, stereo equipment and furniture with them to their new home. Furthermore, they may be liable for any damage to the dwelling they are living in while away at school. Some home insurance policies provide coverage for personal property while away at school up to a certain limit, it’s best to check with your insurance representative on your coverage. Without the protection of home or tenant insurance you and your child are vulnerable to loss of damage to those possessions and other liability risks. Here are a few insurance considerations when your child is moving away from home: • Notify your insurance representative to review available coverages and

Lifestyle – With a new school year and fall season fast approaching, many students will be leaving the family home for college or university and moving in to rental accommodation closer to their post-secondary school. If you’re one of them or a parent of one, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) wants you to know the importance of protecting your young student with property insurance. “With all the stress that comes with having your child move away for school, the last thing you want to worry about is a financially stressful situation that could have been avoided,” says Ralph Palumbo, IBC’s vice president, Ontario region. “Tenant insurance can protect your child and provide piece of mind to make this transition to school a smooth one.”

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lovely and just 5 Live on the banks of the min. from Smiths Tay River in the lovely Falls. Enjoy the pond town of Heritage Perth in the summer and situated on a quiet street, this 3 bedroom home is skate it in the winter, pool and hot tub, attached 2 large than it looks and is within walking distance to the car garage and detached insulated garage, this 3/2 downtown - a perfect starter home or retirement property! bedroom home is perfect for the growing family

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3444 County Road 10. A hidden paradise! 84 acres, 4 bedroom stone home, all original woodwork intact. Barn is a stanchion barn but easily converted to horse stalls. Cement yard, large machine shed, coverall new garage on east end of home, very productive field, Great privacy, cannot see the house from the road. Grants Creek separates the farm.

309 Norris Rd., Perth This house is completely hidden in the bush. Lots of landscaping, perennial beds and shrubbery. The foyer enters on Italian tile. From there, you can enter the living room featuring a 24ft fireplace. Go through the French doors to dining area and ahead into the kitchen. Beside the sunroom, come back and see the master bedroom with two walk-in closets and 6 pc. Ensuite. The basement has a stone hearth for a wood stove. $799,000

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Great laughs and heartfelt friendship completes final film of Cornetto trilogy

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he desperately wants to recapture the magic of that night. He wants to go back with his old friends and finish what they started. For reasons only old friends would understand Andy Knightley (Nick Frost), Steven Prince (Paddy Considine), Oliver Chamberlain (Martin Freeman), and Peter Page (Eddie Marsan) allow Gary to talk them into this crazed reunion. They begin the night with the bitter sweetness of old friend, and the tension of unresolved issues. Fortunately for Gary he doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have to deal with it because they get attacked by alien robots. Most of the townâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s residents have been replaced with robot look-aR0012224644_0725

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    Almonte and District High School (Gr. 7 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 12) 126 Martin St. N., Almonte 613-256-1470 Principal: Ron Ferguson

Carleton Place High School (Gr. 7 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 12) 215 Lake Ave. W., Carleton Place 613-257-2720 Principal: Eric Hardie

Arklan Community Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6) 123 Patterson Cres., Carleton Place 613-257-8113 Principal: Shelley Riddell Full-Time Kindergarten Site

Chimo Elementary School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8/EFI) 11 Ross St., Smiths Falls 613-283-1761 Principal: Dawn Bouchard Full-Time Kindergarten Site

Athens District High School (Gr. 7 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 12) 21 Church St., Athens 613-924-2618 Principal: Marsha McNair Grade 9 Orientation Tuesday, September 3, 8:00 a.m. Grade 7 Orientation Tuesday, September 3, 11:15 a.m.

Drummond Central School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8) 1469 Drummond School Rd. RR 6, Perth 613-267-4789 Principal: Margaret Fritz Full-Time Kindergarten Site

Beckwith Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8/EFI) 1523 Ninth Line Rd. RR2, Carleton Place 613-253-0427 Principal: Patrick Graveline Full-Time Kindergarten Site Caldwell Street Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6/EFI) 70 Caldwell St., Carleton Place 613-257-1270 Principal: Carole Dufort Full-Time Kindergarten Site

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Duncan J. Schoular Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8) 41 McGill St. S., Smiths Falls 613-283-1367 Principal: Mark Williams Full-Time Kindergarten Site Glen Tay Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8) 155 Harper Rd., RR 4, Perth 613-267-1909 Principal: Steve Ferguson Full-Time Kindergarten Site

Gladstone Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6) 825 McConnell Ave., Cornwall 613-932-5650 Principal: Cynthia Seguin Full-Time Kindergarten Site

Merrickville Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6) 306 Drummond St. E., Merrickville 613-269-4951 Principal: Susan Thain Full-Time Kindergarten Site

Oxford-on-Rideau Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6) 50 Water St., Oxford Mills 613-258-3141 Principal: Janet Kellar Full-Time Kindergarten Site

R. Tait McKenzie Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6/EFI) 175 Paterson St., Almonte 613-256-8248 Principal: Dean Fournier Full-Time Kindergarten Site

Kemptville Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6/EFI) 215 Reuben Cres., Kemptville 613-258-2206 Principal: Nancy Hanna North Grenville French Immersion Centre Full-Time Kindergarten Site

Montague Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8) 1200 Rosedale Rd. S. RR 5, Smiths Falls 613-283-6426 Principal: Charles Hayfron-Benjamin Full-Time Kindergarten Site

Pakenham Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6) 109 Jeanie St., Pakenham 613-624-5438 Principal: Paul LeRoy Full-Time Kindergarten Site

South Branch Elementary School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6) 2649 Concession Rd., Kemptville 613-258-1919 Principal: Karen Bryan Full-Time Kindergarten Site

Queen Elizabeth Elementary School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6/EFI) 80 Wilson St. E., Perth 613-267-2702 Principal: Carmela Ciocio Full-Time Kindergarten Site

South Crosby Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6/EFI) 1 Halladay St., Elgin 613-359-5933 0RINCIPAL-ONIQUE!NTOINE (ARTLEY Full-Time Kindergarten Site

Rideau Centennial Elementary School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6) 2761 Highway 15, Portland 613-272-2209 Principal: Teresa Polite Full-Time Kindergarten Site

The Stewart School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8) 7 Sunset Blvd., Perth 613-267-2940 Principal: Daryl Kelly Full-Time Kindergarten Site

Lombardy Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8) 596 Highway 15 RR 1, Lombardy 613-283-0860 Principal: Chris Hawthorne Full-Time Kindergarten Site Maple Grove Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8) 151 George St., Lanark 613-259-2777 Principal: Kevin Fisher Full-Time Kindergarten Site Meadowview Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6) 9234 Addison-Greenbush Rd. Addison 613-924-2880 Principal: Jane Holski Full-Time Kindergarten Site

Naismith Memorial Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6/EFI) 260 King St., Almonte 613-256-3773 Principal: Gail Brant-Terry Full-Time Kindergarten Site North Elmsley Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8) 209 Port Elmsley Rd. RR 5, Perth 613-267-1371 Principal: Paul Hannah Full-Time Kindergarten Site North Grenville District High School (Gr. 7 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 12) 2605 Concession Rd., Kemptville 613-258-3481 Principal (Grades 9 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 12): Steve Sharp Principal (Grades 7 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8): David Morrison

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Rideau District High School (Gr. 7 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 12) 251 Main St., Elgin 613-359-5391 Principal: Sharon Halladay

Wolford Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8) 2159 County Rd. 16, Merrickville 613-283-6326 Principal: Susan Thain Full-Time Kindergarten Site

Rideau Vista Public School (Gr. JK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6) 9921 County Rd. 42, Westport 613-273-2842 Principal: Teresa Polite Full-Time Kindergarten Site

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Service dogs They are also working with branches of the Royal Canadian Legion, Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest veteransâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; organization, in an effort to raise the money needed to buy 50 service dogs to assist 50 veterans in need. Cousineau says Thai has played a huge role in helping improve his situation. He wants to offer the same benefit to as many others who are in his position as possible. A former tactical co-ordinator on a Sea King helicopter, Cousineau has struggled ever since he participated in the dramatic rescue of two injured American fishermen off the coast of

Newfoundland in 1986. He says his life changed for the better when he received his service dog nearly two years ago. Cousineau has lost weight, heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s reduced his medication and he says he now deals better with stress and anger. The ex-soldier has an ambitious goal â&#x20AC;&#x201C; to raise some $350,000. During his September visit to our region he hopes the generosity of residents will help him realize his financial objective. Details of the activities surrounding Cousineauâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s local walks will appear in this newspaper closer to the dates involved. He will be in Kemptville Sept. 14, Smiths Falls Sept. 15,

Perth on Sept. 16 and Carleton Place Sept. 17. Brian Comeau, first vice-president of Carleton Place Legion Branch 192, urges people to come out and participate in the local walks Cousineau and Thai will lead. In Carleton Place, for example, he will complete a morning walk of 20 kilometres on Tuesday, Sept. 17. In the afternoon Cousineau will speak to students at Carleton Place High School. The same evening a social event is planned at Branch 192. Similar activities are anticipated in all of the communities where the walk-a-thon is scheduled to touch down! Comeau says the only casualty so far (the walk is in Toronto and Central Ontario this week) is Cousineauâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s service dog. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thai has been wearing out some days. When that happens Cous (the ex-soldierâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s nickname) pushes him in a cart,â&#x20AC;? Comeau laughs. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He has no intention of quitting!â&#x20AC;? If you have any comments or questions for Jeff Maguire he can be reached by email at: jeffrey.maguire@



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illnesses such as depression and general anxiety. As officialdom struggles to come to grips with the depth of the problem and the potential consequences for taxpayers, some veterans are starting their own campaigns to both raise awareness about PTSD and raise the funds necessary to assist victims. One such effort will arrive, by foot, in our area next month including stops in Kemptville, Smiths Falls, Perth and Carleton Place. More on that later! In May, I came across a newspaper article which outlined how some Canadian veterans of the war in Afghanistan took their own proactive approach in the battle against PTSD. A group of them came together to make a pilgrimage to the scene of what is still called â&#x20AC;&#x153;Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s coming of ageâ&#x20AC;?, the WW I battle of Vimy Ridge. The Canadian soldiers, all of whom are struggling with the effects of posttraumatic stress, visited the gigantic and impressive Canadian National Vimy Memorial. They hoped the carnage from one of Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most horrific battles could assist them as they try to come to grips with the horrors they experienced in Afghanistan. It was an emotional experience for each of them, according to news accounts. And I can totally understand that. Because in 1995 my wife and I accompanied a group of Eastern Ontario WW II vets and their wives to the Vimy Memorial, which tops the ridge by the same name. Vimy Ridge rises high above the Douai Plain in northwest France. It was easily one of the most meaningful experiences of my life! And I am not a veteran. Little wonder this yearsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; experience at Vimy was so emotional for the veterans involved. I will however, correct one error that appeared in the newspaper story about that event. The article said the Vimy memorial has the names of the nearly 3,598 Canadians who died in the April 9, 1917 Battle of Vimy Ridge carved into its limestone base. In fact the Canadian National Vimy Memorial was erected in memory of the 11,285 Canadians who were killed in France during WW I and whose final resting place is unknown. It is their names that are etched on the base of the Vimy Memorial. In total more than 66,000 Canadians died during the First World War. The Afghan vets involved in the May pilgrimage to Vimy say the visit helped them make sense of their own war experiences. One army captain told the Canadian Press the fact the majority of Vimy veterans resumed their lives, while no doubt suffering the emotional after effects of the battle, leaves him with renewed hope for his own future. The spring visit took place with support from â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Wounded Warriors Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; an organization dedicated to raising awareness of mental health issues in the military. Meanwhile individual sufferers are also playing a part in the process. In mid-September a veteran, who says he has lived with PTSD for more than 25 years, will complete a walka-thon from his home in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia to Ottawa, the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s capital. Medric Cousineau is being accompanied by his PTSD service dog Thai. They are currently walking the equivalent of about a half-marathon each day as they aim to raise awareness


Lifestyle â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The impact of war on soldiersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; mental health has been a well-recognized but controversial subject for hundreds of years. Seventy years ago this month, during World War II, famed United States General George S. Patton was temporarily relieved of command after slapping not one, but two, hospitalized soldiers in separate incidents during the Sicilian campaign. Both men were psychological casualties although the first man, who Patton called â&#x20AC;&#x153;a cowardâ&#x20AC;? and ordered out of the infirmary, was not only traumatized but extremely ill. It was later learned the teenage private had malaria and was suffering from a high fever when Patton encountered him during a visit to a military hospital on the Mediterranean island. Although the public backlash nearly ended Pattonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s career, it is doubtful the gung-ho general ever understood how seriously the horrors of war can affect soldiersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; mental health. And yet based on my research, during the Second World War for every battle casualty there were four psychological casualties. Incidents of what is now called â&#x20AC;&#x153;Post Traumatic Stress Disorderâ&#x20AC;? (PTSD) have been documented throughout history from ancient Greece to present. During the American Civil War it was called â&#x20AC;&#x153;soldierâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s heartâ&#x20AC;?. During the First World War it was known as â&#x20AC;&#x153;shell shock.â&#x20AC;? During WW II, despite Pattonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s obvious and dramatic skepticism, it was labeled â&#x20AC;&#x153;war neurosis.â&#x20AC;? In the 1960s and â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;70s, during the Vietnam War, the terminology evolved to what was then described as â&#x20AC;&#x153;combat stress reaction.â&#x20AC;? Now more and more western soldiers, including Canadians, are coming forward to make claims for psychiatric disabilities, most notably PTSD. Not surprisingly governments, including Canadian administrations, have been decidedly cautious in approaching this subject. Understandably perhaps, they fear the financial consequences of applications for compensation filed by current and former military personnel who claim to be suffering from PTSD. The issue is certainly recognized by the Canadian Armed Forces. In 2002, the National Defence and Canadian Forces Ombudsman released a damning report which said our military was failing its sick soldiers. He made a number of recommendations which, in varying degrees, have since been acted upon. As recently as 2012, with Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s combat role in the war in Afghanistan winding down, there were calls for the armed forces to institute a â&#x20AC;&#x153;more responsible treatment programâ&#x20AC;? for Afghan veterans suffering PTSD. According to a 2011 Parliamentary report on PTSD and mental health in the Canadian Forces it was noted that between 25,000 and 35,000 armed forces members were expected to be discharged over the next five years (the period ends in 2016). Of that number it was estimated 2,750 will suffer from a severe form of PTSD.




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Several great dogs and cats up for adoption this week at LAWS Lifestyle – LAWS would like to thank everyone who donated their gently used items to the Aug. 24 garage sale at the shelter, and the generous volunteers for donating their time to help. The garage sale this past weekend was a huge success. We thank everyone who came out to support the shelter.

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tention. They’re seven and eight-yearsold and still have a lot of life left in them. They grew up together and must be adopted by one family/person. Tink Tink is our lovely black and white cat that is still at LAWS too. She has been with us since April and wishes somebody wish that he spends his remaining time in a loving environment where he can be the King of the Castle! He has been at the shelter since January 2013 – far too long for a man of his stature. We are seeking a compassionate person to provide a loving home where Willie can be free to enjoy himself sunning, relaxing and enjoying his precious time.

and children – not necessarily in that order. The line forms here: all loving, energetic forever homes, please apply. Cats: Morgan, Twila and Chevy Here are the sweetest lap cats in our shelter: Morgan, Twila and Chevy lookThis week’s featured pets ing for soft thighs, massages of ears and Dogs: Buster: Have you ever seen a happier bellies while sitting on your lap. Whether face? With his light golden coat, velvety brown ears and soft smiling eyes, Buster is a true “golden boy.” Imagine! He is a gentle giant, the easiest of companions, who enjoys everyone and everything. To Buster, life is an unending adventure, one to actively explore with other dogs, cats

it’s a boy or a girl, all of these like people and wish to be loved so much. They’ll love you back and purr you to sleep. Please come and meet these three lovely

would notice her. She’s really trying very hard when somebody comes. Lately our kittens are getting the majority of the attention, so Tink has been patiently awaiting her forever home. Please come and see this lovely lady, she’ll make you smile for sure. Willie Willie is an oversized, lovable orange tabby cat recently found to have health cats, they all have their own very special issues that will shorten his lifetime to another one to two years. It is our fervent characteristics. Chloe and Patches And then we have Chloe and Patches. They haven’t been with LAWS very long. Their owner could not take them to their new place. Both cats are declawed on their front feet. Chloe is semi long hair and needs regular brushing which she likes, but not too long at one time. Patches is a lovely boy who loves at-

Spook Spook is a lovely cat to call your own. Spook is well natured, very handsome boy with lovely markings and a medium size fluffy tail. He’s a young boy and loves to play with other cats. Even having a good time with bouncy little kittens is a joy for him. LAWS (Lanark Animal Welfare Society) is located on Glenview Road, just off Highway 43, about 2 kilometres west of Smiths Falls. The shelter is open Monday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit our website at Please also check out www.AdoptADog. TV featuring some of our canines up for adoption. If you have lost a dog or cat please check our website or phone or visit the shelter. If you have found a dog or cat please visit our website to find the number of your local animal control officer.

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From Winnipeg to Windsor in a 1938 Ford convertible Lifestyle – In the summer of 1958, when I was 16, my older brother John and I acquired a 1940 Buick Super coupe in our hometown of Leamington, Ontario. I spent my spare time that summer driving around Essex County in search of other old cars. One day, I saw a lavender-coloured (light purple) 1938 Ford convertible with rumble seat on a street in Windsor. I saw it again a few weeks later at Bob Gault’s FINA gas station in nearby Harrow. I never saw the car again until 55 years later, when the two photos you see here turned up, thanks to Bob Taylor of Kingsville, Ontario. I met Bob recently at the Leamington Chrysler dealership when our family car was in for servicing. He had owned a customized 1952 Plymouth convertible in Windsor in the late ‘50s and he said it had been a big hit at the Hi-Ho drive-in restaurant. When he mentioned the Hi-Ho, I immediately remembered the ’38 Ford ragtop I had seen over 50 years ago. With its nonoriginal paint job, it was the type of car that would show up at a drive-in restaurant and so I asked Bob if he remembered seeing it. Imagine my surprise when he told me the car was owned by his brother-inlaw, Chris Smith, and Bob remembers riding in the rumble seat! Chris owned

the car while stationed at an RCAF base in Winnipeg in 1956 and brought it with him when he moved to Windsor. I asked Bob if he had any photos. His sister Pat turned the house upsidedown and finally found the two you see here inside a Jaguar photo album! If this convertible was built in Canada, it had a Windsor factory price of $950 and Toronto-delivered for $1039 (license included). The engine was a flathead V8 with 221 cubic inches with 85 horsepower and a three-speed floor shift transmission. But the story doesn’t end here. Was it bought new in Manitoba? Who painted it lavender and when? Does anyone out there or down here have more photos of it? And – most exciting of all – is the car still around? Stay tuned. I’m always looking for more stories. Email or write Bill Sherk, 25 John St., P.O. Box 255, Leamington, ON N8H 3W2. Everyone whose story is published in this column will receive a free autographed copy of my latest book: “OLD CAR DETECTIVE FAVOURITE STORIES, 1925 to 1965.”

The 1938 Ford convertible coupe with rumble seat in Manitoba around 1956, above. Note the wide whitewalls and fender skirts. What a beauty! Left, front view of the 1938 Ford with radio aerial mounted above centre of windshield and “Manitoba-type” windshield panels for winter driving. The RCAF barracks are visible in the background.

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Chipotle meatloaf muffins put a new twist on an old classic Lifestyle – Cooking meatloaf in a muffin pan cuts the cooking time in half. Serve with mashed potatoes and green beans – retro yes, but it’s comfort food with a bit of a kick. If you have leftovers, chop and place in a tortilla with lettuce, cheese and a spoonful of salsa for a quick lunch. If desired, heat briefly in the microwave. Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 21 to 31 minutes Serves: Makes 12 muffins

mixture, egg, 3/4 cup (175 mL) of the salsa, cornmeal, puréed chipotle, salt and pepper. Divide meat mixture among 12 muffin cups, pressing down lightly. Spoon 2 tsp (10 mL) of the remaining salsa on each muffin. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 20 to 30 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in centre of each reaches 160°F (71°C). Let stand 5 minutes before removing from pan. *Purée entire can of chipotles with adobo sauce until smooth. Transfer reIngredients mainder to an airtight container and • 1 small onion, chopped Submitted photo freeze to use later in chili, soup, barbe• Half sweet yellow pepper, chopped cue sauce or with mayo for a spicy vegThis twist on classic meatloaf adds etable dip or sandwich spread. • 2 tsp (10 mL) vegetable oil • 1-1/2 lb (750 g) extra-lean ground chipotle for a bit of a kick. Plus, beef baking it in muffin tins cuts the Nutritional information: • 1 egg, lightly beaten Serving (one muffin): cooking time in half. • 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) salsa (mild or Protein: 13 grams Preparation instructions medium) Fat: 6 grams In microwaveable bowl, combine on• 1/3 cup (75 mL) cornmeal Carbohydrate: 7 grams • 2 tbsp (25 mL) puréed canned ion, yellow pepper and oil. Cover and Calories: 138 microwave on High for one minute to chipotle pepper with adobo sauce* Fibre: 0.5 grams slightly soften. • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt Sodium: 390 mg In large bowl, combine meat, onion • Pinch pepper Courtesy of Foodland Ontario.

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Vehicle vets and shop operators pass along tips to understand your ride Lifestyle - Other than reader letters and emails, I often find sources for topics for this column from dealership service departments and local repair shops. These vehicle vets and shop operators often want to pass along tips to improve customer understanding of a variety of issues which they hope lead to happier and more loyal clients. Here’s a few that have landed on my notepad recently. 1) Keep records. It’s no secret that a certain percentage of vehicle owners have routine maintenance done at a private or regional/national chain store rather than return to their OEM (original equipment manufacturer) dealership. But when it comes to having OEM warranty repairs done, only an authorized dealership can do the work. When it comes to any failure of internal engine or other fluid lubricated components on an older vehicle with high mileage, you can expect that you may have to produce copies of oil change and maintenance receipts. Fortunately just about every size and type of service centre uses some type of invoicing software that should let them reprint any missing invoice, but if all you ever get is a handwritten bill as a receipt, don’t count on it. 2) Why isn’t that covered? Manufacturer warranties only

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cover defects in original workmanship and materials, not damage caused by outside sources/ forces. The one that always takes car owners for surprise is when a rodent or some other type of critter gets in or under a vehicle and chews through wiring, or hoses, or if a piece of road debris is kicked up by a wheel and impacts some under-carriage component. If a dealership is completing this inspection, they should prepare an estimate for your review as soon as their tech reports that he or she is not dealing with a warrantable situation. 3) Why isn’t that covered II? When a repair is covered under an OEM warranty, everything (parts, labour, fluids, and taxes) should be covered. About the only exceptions are towing invoice limitations (if required) and fluids that would normally been required due to maintenance schedules (e.g. replacing three month old engine oil after repairing an engine oil leak). Diagnostic time is always covered by the carmaker for a warrantable repair.

4) A unique story cropped up in Toronto recently that pointed out some unclear policies by insurance companies. A vehicle that was involved in a collision ended up in storage at a local body-shop. A disagreement developed between the shop and the insurance company over the daily storage fee. The shop wanted $100 per day and the insurance company would only pay $60 per day. The insured in question, no longer owned the vehicle (it was apparently written off in the collision), but was named as plaintiff in a law-suit the insurance company initiated against the shop over the storage fees. The insurance company is firm that their actions are allowed under the driver’s policy but will remove the driver’s name from the suit if asked. The point of the story here is to exercise your right to have your vehicle taken to the shop or storage facility of your choice in the event of a collision. If you don’t have a preference or knowledge of which shop to choose, check with your selling dealer, if they don’t have their own shop, they will always have a recommendation and often they put that information in your glove box with the owner’s documents. From Saturday, Aug. 31 through Sept. 1, the Car & Truck Shows return to the Perth Fair.

There are many new organizers this year, so look for a change-up in format. Cars on Saturday, Aug. 31 and trucks on Sunday, Sept. 1. Fair admission charged for passengers. Further information from the Perth Fair Office – 613267-4104 or the Town of Perth at 613-267-3311. On Sunday the 1st the North Augusta Labour Day Weekend Car Show goes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the North Augusta Community Hall lot (Mill St. in NA). All classes welcomed, dash plaques to the first 150 registrants, and people’s choice

trophies in each class. Contact Bill Tennant at 613-926-5248 or And on the same day Auto Expo 2013 rolls into Hawkesbury with room for over 200 cars right downtown on Main Street. Visit the website at Rain or shine. On Monday, Sept. 2 the Docksyde Final Cruise & Show parks at Morrisburg Waterfront from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and the Richmond Motor Classic happens at the Richmond Plaza in Richmond. If you have any questions,

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and promote the story of the British Home Child, approached Upper Canada Village to seek permission to house a collection of memorabilia and information on British Home Children in Canada at the Aultsville station. The Aultsville station will be open from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays from Aug. 31 to Sept. 28. For further information on the exhibit, the organization or plans for the second anniversary, British Home Child Day in Ontario event to be held on Sept. 28 at Upper Canada Village, please contact Glenna Walkden at 613543-0421.

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Downtown Balderson probably has fewer residents than the posted speed limit of 50 kilometres per hour, but it does have Ema Lee Fashions, the largest ladies clothing store in the Ottawa Valley. When Emily Desjardine and Gerry McSweeney bought the old general store in Balderson, situated seven kilometres north of Perth in 2002, there was quite a buzz going around. They were called crazy, told to bulldoze it down and that their business would never succeed. With one year of hard work and persistence, the renovations were complete and their business began. Ten years later Ema Lee Fashions, which is open seven days a week, is still going strong. Well known for its vast selection of ladies apparel, purses, bathing suits and men’s shirts, the demographic area of returning customers and new visitors keeps growing larger and larger. “We have customers from Ottawa, Kingston and Toronto, just to name a

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few, but I find it absolutely amazing to think that from this little hamlet, our clothes have travelled all around the world,” Desjardine said. “But our success could not be possible without our dedicated staff and the support from the surrounding areas,” she continued. “It’s nice to hear customers tell us that while visiting Perth, the ladies from the Chamber of Commerce sent them our way.” In 2007, Ema Lee Fashions was named as ‘The best in Canada’ for destination shopping. Customers sum it up by commenting, “If you can’t find anything here, you’re not shopping,” and

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Perth ready for its close-up as CBC mini-series rolls tape downtown They get a lot done in a day.” Having so many locations close by, within walking distance of each other – the Bank of Montreal, Code’s Mill, Stewart Park, the crosswalk at Gore Street East and Herriot Street, among other locations – were another boon for the producers. “There were so many areas in Perth that we were able to use, like restaurants and banks, that have been willing to have us,” she said. “The town has been really fantastic.”


Entertainment – Perth is set to have a starring role in a sixpart CBC Television mini-series this winter, mostly thanks to the town’s heritage preservation efforts. “It was a huge draw for us. It is astounding how the town has maintained its history,” said Phyllis Platt, producer for the mini-series called The Best Laid Plans, based on author Terry Fallis’ 2007 novel of the same name. “We couldn’t have found a better place to set our story.” Platt spoke on a director’s chair set up outside of the Storm Internet store on Gore Street East on the hot afternoon of Wednesday, Aug. 21, as crews nearby readied sound, lighting, and film to roll for a scene of leading man Jonas Chernick strolling down Perth’s main drag. The sidewalk was a tangle of wires snaking around the potted flowers, as the Edward Jones investment office saw its façade turned into the election offices of a fictional Member of Parliament. The satirical comedy is set in the world of Canadian federal politics, but was filmed in such a way as “to present both Ottawa and its environs in a way that people have not seen before on screen in Canada before.” “Our wonderful (location) scout sent us out here.” While the film crew has indicated that it may return to Perth sometime in September, the team was able to square away quite a few scenes in town during their marathon shooting day, which saw them arrive at 7 a.m. and continue shooting, with breaks in between, until 8 p.m. “It’s quite normal. There are a lot of shots and scenes done in a single day,” explained Platt. “They (the crew) get what they are looking to get and move on.

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Mayor John Fenik visited the shoot, and Casey Buchanan, the town’s economic development coordinator, was on site for most of the shooting. “It was great to have them,” said Platt. “People who live in big cities are not always as welcoming.” Perth residents and visitors seemed to have been quite forgiving of the traffic disruptions on Gore Street, Herriott Street, and North Street, and elsewhere, as the day wore on, as well as limitations on parking in the downtown core, especially on the north side of Gore from town hall to Foster Street. While the next federal election is still two years away, the appetite for satire remains, though Platt is quick to point out that in the show there is “no singling out of an individual party.” But it has a resonance with Canadians who watch it, the echoes of what Ottawa is like…It’s not a cruel satire.” “It’s quite fun in many ways.” The book was written by Terry Fallis, a former Liberal strategist who worked for cabinet ministers at Queen’s Park and on Parliament Hill.

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Municipal Connection ANIMAL CONTROL: POUND SERVICES In the interests of safety, public nuisance, and humanness to animals, the Council of the Town of Perth passed the Animal Control By-Law in 2004, which applies within Town boundaries. The by-law affects dogs; cats; kennels; public nuisance issues including noise, bio-waste, and unleashed animals; animals in vehicles; exotic or wild animals. The by-law is available for viewing on the Town’s website at If you require animal care and control services, please contact our Animal Control/By-Law Enforcement Officer, Anita Stuart at 613259-9998 or Pager: 613-267-9337. Pound Services are also provided by our Animal Control Officer, Anita Stuart. Please contact 613-259-9998 for inquiries relating to animals that have been picked-up in Town or animals that are lost / missing. In addition, those wishing to adopt an animal can also contact Ms. Stuart. Please be a responsible pet owner – have your pet spayed or neutered!

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 re-investment 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 one-third 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, or you can contact Casey Buchanan at the Town of Perth at 613-267-3311 Ext. 2240 or by email at

LABOUR DAY HOLIDAY AT PERTH LANDFILL SITE LANDFILL CLOSURE LABOUR DAY MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2013 AND TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 The landfill will open as usual on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 8:00 A.M. As Monday is not a normal day of operations at the Perth Landfill site, site operation employees will instead celebrate Labour Day on Tuesday, September 3.

TOWN HALL OFFICE CLOSURE – MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2ND, 2013 Please be advised that the Perth Town Hall will be closed on Monday, September 2nd, 2013, in recognition of Labour Day. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013.

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF PERTH NOTICE of Complete Application and Public Meeting CONCERNING A PROPOSED ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION 34 OF THE PLANNING ACT, R.S.O. 1990. C.P.13 TAKE NOTICE that, in accordance with the provisions of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended, this notice is to advise that sufficient information has been presented to deem the application being processed under File# D14-AC-03/13 as complete. A PUBLIC MEETING will be held by the Planning Advisory Committee of the Corporation of the Town of Perth on Monday September 16th, at 5:00 p.m., at the Council Chambers, Town Hall, 80 Gore St. E., Perth Ontario, to consider an amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law 3358, which is proposed under the above noted application. THE PURPOSE of the application is to amend Zoning By-law 3358, as it applies to land described as PT Lot 9, PT Lot 10 Compiled Plan 8828; being Part 1 RP 27R 3606 and municipally known as 1 Sherbrooke Street to expand the provisions of the Business Park Exception One (C5-1) Zone to permit work/live units and to apply a holding provision. THE EFFECT of the proposed rezoning would be to define work-live units and permit the subject lands to have one work-live unit on the main floor and up to three units on the upper floors with a holding provision to control the development of up to 50% of the leasable space on upper stories to be developed with work/live units. The units will have a minimum floor space of 83.61m2 (900 ft.2) to a maximum floor space of 200 m2 (2,152.8 ft. 2) with the minimum commercial area within a work/live unit being 50%, and the residential being a maximum of 35% or 56 m2 (600 ft2) whichever is less and the balance of the floor area being mixed use. THE KEY MAP below indicates the location of the lands affected by the proposed zoning amendment in relation to other lands within the municipality. ANY PERSON may attend the Public Meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed amendment. If you wish to be notified after a decision regarding the zoning amendment has been made, you must make a written request to the Corporation of the Town of Perth. If a person or public body that files an appeal of a decision of the Corporation of the Town of Perth in respect of the proposed Zoning By-law amendment does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Corporation of the Town of Perth before the proposed Zoning By-law amendment is passed, the Ontario Municipal Board may dismiss all or part of the appeal. AFTER A DECISION has been made by Council, persons wishing to formally register an objection must, regardless of any previous submissions, file with the Clerk a Notice of Appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board setting out the objection and the reasons in support of the objection and accompanied by the Board’s fee. Background materials may be examined between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays in the Planning Department at the Town Hall and a copy of the draft By-law will be available no later than one week before the meeting. Please call in advance to ensure staff will be available to provide assistance. KEY MAP Dated at the Town of Perth this 20th day of August, 2013. Lauren Walton, Clerk Town of Perth 80 Gore St. E. Perth ON K7H 1H9 Tel: (613) 267-3311 Fax: (613) 267-5635 Approximate Location of the Lands subject to the proposed zoning change

NEW DATE FOR FREDDY VETTE & THE FLAMES! 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 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

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LOCAL NEWS OPP urges motorists to be cautious as school returns News – Once again it is time for students to head back to school and for motorists to be on the lookout for school buses and students. The OPP in East Region would like to remind everyone that some school buses will be back in service early next week, while others will be back on Tuesday, Sept. 3. The public is reminded that every driver while on a highway while meeting a stopped school bus that has its overhead red signal-lights flashing shall stop before reaching the bus and shall not proceed until the bus moves or the overhead red signal-

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lights have stopped flashing. (Section 175(11) of the Highway Traffic Act) Many of our children walk to school and motorists should also be aware of the increased pedestrian traffic as children make their way for their first exciting day. Reduce your speed in school zones and be extra cautious. Drivers can expect to see an increased police presence. Adjust your driving, pay attention and be prepared to stop for children and school buses. Make it safe for everyone!


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Student Accommodation A parent’s guide to finding fire-safe accommodation for students attending college or university

Parents have many issues to consider when seeking suitable accommodation for a daughter or son attending college or university . The following information will help to determine if potential accommodation make the grade when it comes to fire safety.

Smoke Alarms

It is the law in Ontario to have working smoke alarms on every storey and outside all sleeping areas. The law applies to single family, semi-detached, townhomes and apartments (including basement apartments), whether owneroccupied or rented. Rooming houses have specific regulations about smoke alarms or fire alarm systems. In addition to smoke alarms within each unit or suite, apartment buildings and student residences operated by the school may also have a building fire alarm system. Make sure the landlord, administrator or super- intendent identifies and explains the fire alarm and detection features in the building and unit.

Carbon Monoxide Alarms

The Ontario Building Code requires carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in new buildings that contain a fuel-fired appliance. However, many existing buildings were con- structed prior to this requirement and may not be equipped with CO alarms. If the building has a fuel-fired (natural gas, oil, propane or wood) appliance, a CO alarm should be installed. Check with the fire department or municipal office to determine if there are by-laws requiring CO alarms.

Fire Separations

Students often find accommodation in older homes that have been converted to apartments or rooming houses. At the time of the conversion, a building permit should have been obtained to ensure that fire safety features such as proper exits and fire separations between units are provided. Ask the owner if the property complies with the Building Code and Fire Code and to explain the fire safety features.


It is important to consider how people will escape from a room or apartment in an emergency. Every room or apartment requires adequate exits that will permit unobstructed escape from the building. Make sure to ask the landlord or superintendent to identify all of the designated exits. All windows and doors should open fully and easily. Stairways and hallways must not be used for

storage as this can pose serious fire safety hazards. Furniture and other obstacles can physically block exits and may fill hallways or stairways with smoke if they catch fire. This practice must be strictly avoided.

Fire Escape Plans

In a fire emergency, everyone must know what to do and where to go. Large apartment buildings and student residence buildings require a fire safety plan, which informs the occupants about emergency procedures. Ask the building administrator or superintendent to explain the procedures in the fire safety plan. Smaller apartment buildings and houses that have been converted to apartments or lodging rooms may not have a fire safety plan, however it’s a good idea to ensure there are two ways out of the unit. The alternate way out can be a window that can be safely exited in an emergency.


Some property owners install bars on windows as a security measure. While this may seem appealing from a security point of view, it can prevent students from escaping in an emergency situation. Security bars on windows should be equipped with a quick-opening device on the inside so the bars can be removed quickly.

Electrical Safety

Many buildings offering lodging to students are older homes that may not have upgraded wiring. Outlets in bathrooms or within one metre of the kitchen sink should be the Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) type. Consider the number and location of electrical outlets in the room or apartment. There should be enough outlets so that appliances such as lamps, computer equipment and stereos can be operated without the use of extension cords. If extension cords can’t be avoided, use multi-outlet power bars that are approved and provide surge protection and a circuit breaker. Make sure that electrical cords of any kind are not concealed under carpets or rugs where they can be easily damaged. Avoid overloaded circuits and octopus wiring.

When young people attend college or university, they will often be living away from home for the first time. This can be a concern for parents as they try to ensure their children will be safe when they’re not living under the same roof. The following is important fire safety information that every student should know before moving away from home. Parents should discuss these basic fire safety rules with their kids before dropping them off at their new dwelling.


Cooking is the number one cause of home fires in Ontario. If the student’s accommodation has cooking facilities, there are some basic fire safety rules they must follow to prevent cooking fires: • A stovetop fire can start in a flash, so stay in the kitchen when something is cooking on the stove. • Keep all combustible items a safe distance away from the stove. This includes tea towels, wooden or plastic spoons and paper towels. • Keep a pot lid near the stove to smother flames if a fire starts in a pot.


The use of candles is becoming more and more popular, especially among young people. To prevent candle fires: • Use tea lights or votive candles in non-combustible containers as they are generally a safer choice than tapers. • Place the candles in a location where they can’t be knocked over or come in contact with combustible items. • Blow out all candles before leaving the room or going to bed.


Fires caused by smoking can be deadly. Even if they don’t smoke themselves, chances are the student will have friends that do. To prevent smoking fires: • Encourage smokers to go outside. • Keep large, deep ashtrays on hand that will reduce the risk of ashes and cigarette butts falling onto rugs or upholstery. • Allow ashes to cool completely before disposing.

Electrical Equipment

Overloaded circuits and octopus wiring are dangerous electrical hazards that can be avoided. To prevent fires caused by electrical equipment: • Use an approved power bar with a circuit breaker and surge protector to plug in computer and stereo equipment. • Avoid the use of extension cords as permanent wiring. • Make sure electrical cords are not concealed under carpets or rugs where they can be easily damaged.

from anything that can burn, such as paper, bedding, furniture and curtains. • Turn off the space heater before going out or going to bed.

Social Gatherings

Parties are as much a part of student life as attending classes. While most student parties are harmless fun, the consumption of alcohol combined with cooking or smoking can create a serious fire risk. To minimize the risk of fires during or after parties: • Avoid over-crowding. The more people attending the party, the easier it is to lose control of the situation. • Encourage guests to smoke outside. Consider putting up no smoking signs that direct guests to an outside smoking area. • Refrain from burning candles during parties. • They can easily be knocked over or ignite nearby combustibles, unnoticed.

Smoke alarms

If a fire does occur, it is critical that the dwelling have working smoke alarms to alert occupants as soon as possible. • The responsibility for smoke alarm installation and maintenance lies with the homeowner or landlord, however it is a good idea for parents to provide their child with a smoke alarm for his or her bedroom. • It is against the law for tenants to disable or tamper with a smoke alarm. • If a smoke alarm activates due to steam from the shower or cooking on the stove, oven or toaster, ask the landlord to move the alarm to a different location, or to install a smoke alarm with a pause feature.

Fire Escape Planning

When the smoke alarm sounds, everyone must know what to do and where to go. Encourage students to develop a fire escape plan, keeping the following in mind: • Know two ways out of every room, if possible. The first way out would be the door, while the alternate escape could be a window that can be exited safely. Make sure all designated escape routes are accessible and free of clutter. • Leave the building as quickly as possible. Once outside, don’t re-enter the building for any reason. • Call 9-1-1 from outside the building using a cell phone or neighbours’ phone. Office of the Fire Marshal © 2006

Space Heaters

The central heating systems in older accommodation is often supplemented with space heaters. To prevent heating fires: • Keep the space heater at least one metre away

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College in Aylmer. After she graduated, she was assigned to a “coach officer,” a mentor of sorts, in Long Sault, near Cornwall. She had a homecoming of sorts when she was posted to Winchester, before being moved to the provincial communications centre in Smiths Falls. After her stint there, she began her time with the liaison team in Caledonia, followed by a posting to Napanee and the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, during the Robertsville Mine protests. She returned to eastern Ontario as a detachment commander in Napanee, essentially the detachment commander’s second in command. She then transferred to the same position back in Long Sault in the United Counties of Stormont, Glengarry, and Dundas. Her final move has been to the East Region headquarters outside of Smiths Falls, where she will return once Salisbury’s replacement

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has been found. “They gave me this opportunity and I have gladly accepted,” she said. The deadline for applications for Salisbury’s full-time position have already been closed, and now OPP brass are sifting through the applications, though no date has been set for interviews. With her calm, focused demeanor, and steady but polite gaze, Patterson said she is not intent on making waves, or bringing in major changes, during her time in Salisbury’s old chair. “I want to keep things moving along as it has been, making this transition as smooth as possible,” she said. Already, after so long seeing Salisbury at the head of the local police hierarchy, with a new commander on the horizon, possibly as soon as November, big changes “may happen with the new person… everybody had a different leadership

style.” To enact any major changes now, “would not be fair to the members. Consistency is part of what makes things run smoothly.” Also, she and her officers are too busy with the end of summer rush to try to deal with any new changes. “(It is) a busy time in the policing world, and resources are stretched with people on vacation,” she said. The population of the county increases as cottagers head to their

second home, boaters hit the lakes and rivers, and both clog up the county’s roads. “I expect that the long weekend will be busy,” she said of the Labour Day holiday. She has not been out on patrol yet with her officers, but has attended police services board meetings in Perth and Tay Valley Township. On the personal side of things, at the end of her hour-long com-

mute each day, she has a husband, a lineman for Hydro Ottawa, and two sons, one entering Grade 8, the other entering Grade 11. She enjoys golfing in the summer, curling in the winter, and best of all, “I love going to the rink to watch my boys play hockey,” she said with pride. “My husband is a good guy,” she adds. “He’s the main taxi!” what with the unpredictable hours of police work.

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People First of Ontario ready to elect new leader; challenging times ahead By TARA GESNER

Bright future After nearly seven years as leader of People First of Lanark County (PFoLC), Earle bid farewell to the organization on Feb. 1, in order to spend more time with his family and look after his health. “It was a hard decision, but I believe I achieved what I set out to do (locally),” he said. The PFoLC board passed a motion on March 13 to make Earle the organization’s honourary member. Two weeks later, on March 27, the 27-year-old announced he would seek the presidency of PFoC, running in the 2014 election. Owing to his time at PFoLC, Earle has had the privilege to stand for many people, becoming a very important advocate

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Place, travelling back and forth for monthly meetings. PFO past president Richard endorsed Earle for the national organization’s top job. Carleton Place mayor Wendy LeBlanc said Earle has served People First well in the municipality and Lanark

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News – In October 2014, People First of Ontario (PFO) will elect a new president, guiding the organization through the next three years. The current leader is Kory Earle. Last Wednesday, Aug. 21, Earle held a press conference in Carleton Place to talk about the challenges that lie ahead for PFO. Although the organization that promotes equality for all persons receives financial assistance from People First of Canada (PFoC), other sources of stable funding must be secured. “We must get our ducks in a row and start searching for funding for the long haul.” PFO must have a solid plan, ensuring it can continue to be the voice for vulnerable people. “People First of Ontario has made great strides over the years,” said Earle. PFO is truly thankful to have the support of volunteer advisors; however, many more are needed – people who believe in the organization and its mission. Moreover, local chapters must be supported. “It is extremely important that all members are heard,” said Earle. “After all, this is their movement.” There are a number of important issues that must be dealt with: putting an end to picketing in front of people’s homes, employment and inclusive education, to name a few. “We have done much on the picketing issue, but we need to do more,” said Earle. “We need

to get this bill passed so that people’s lives are no longer affected. This time is now!” Employers in Canada hire only 26 per cent of people with disabilities. “In my view, this is shameful,” said Earle. “This needs to change.” PFO wants individuals with so-called disabilities put in regular classrooms, not segregated from everyone else. Since day one of his advocacy, Earle has been opposed to institutions. “There is no room (in the world) for institutions,” he said. “Each person deserves to be treated equally in the community they live.” As a leader, Earle has made some tough decisions; however, he has enjoyed his time with PFO.

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Chef Gita Seaton cooked for Paris and Perth at The Table Gala Aug. 24 Lifestyle – Gita Seaton returned to Perth to be a featured chef at The Table Community Food Centre’s gala, Barns, Farms and Wicked Chefs, on August 24. At 33, she owns a highly acclaimed diner in Montreal’s Mile End district, Nouveau Palais, where there are line-ups out the door most nights. And she has a growing international reputation. Just two years ago Nouveau Palais was a neighbourhood greasy spoon and showing all of its 70 years. Gita cleaned it up (but preserved the traditional diner atmosphere), and created a menu of honest dishes. She serves familiar food, well-balanced, thoughtfully prepared and delicious. She places high value on the quality of her ingredients, preferring locally grown produce. She bicycles to her own plot in a community garden and has

developed relationships with a range of local growers. Gita has also come to be known for organizing “Cookies Unite.” Once a month young line cooks vie to be allowed to create their own menus and cook in Nouveau Palais’ professional kitchen. People come from all over to share good food and soak up the atmosphere. Gita, daughter of Joni Seligman and Jackie Seaton, grew up in Harper. She got her first culinary experience when her mother went on strike and would not return to the kitchen until each of her three children agreed to cook a meal for the family every week. Her next job was at Sunflower Bakery in Perth. But Gita started cooking in earnest when she landed a job in Montreal as sous chef for Medhi Brunet-Benkritly. She cooked at Comerç24 in Barcelona, Spain, where molecular cui-


Community – The 2nd annual Barns, Farms and Wicked Chefs summer gala in Perth on Saturday night, Aug. 24, was a great success, offering guests local fare in a beautiful country setting – the lawns and restored barns of EcoTay. Proceeds benefit The Table Community Food Centre.

the Champs Elysee, with old-time arcade games, a roller-skating rink, and an indoor drive-in cinema and a diner. There Gita and her team flipped 20,000 hamburgers in 11 days to high praise from the star chefs who sampled her wares. At Barns, Farms and Wicked Chefs this past weekend, Gita prepared something spectacular with local goat from Parks Family Farm.


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REQUEST FOR Proposal Engineering Services The Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking proposals from qualified firms/individuals to supply expertise in preparing tender documents, submitting applications, providing construction inspection and contract administration services for work on the French Line Bridge. Copies of the Request for Proposal (RFP) may be picked up at the Township of Lanark Highlands Municipal Office and may also be found on the Township website. Deadline for submission of the proposals is 4:00 PM September 10th, 2013. Tenders will be opened at 4:15 PM September 10th, 2013. The Township of Lanark Highlands reserves the right to reject any or all Tenders at its sole discretion. For further information contact: Township of Lanark Highlands Dave Ennis 75 George Street, Lanark, Ontario K0G 1K0 T: 613-259-2398 ext.239 F: 613-259-2291 E: Note: Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to determine qualifications. Questions about the collection of Information should be directed to the CAO/Clerk at the address indicated above. THE EMC - P7 - Thursday, August 29, 2013

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Give Ottawa its casino cut Editorials – Ottawa’s top doctor says a new casino would be bad for our health. No argument there. A casino invites customers to gamble their hard-earned cash, promising a big payoff if they win. The problem is most people don’t win. For many, dropping a couple hundred dollars at the craps tables and slot machines is simply the price of admission for an enjoyable night out on the town. For some, casinos feed an uncontrollable addiction, encouraging people to gamble away their rent money, retirement savings, or in extreme cases their home. But these addicts are a minority, the cost of doing business. And casinos are big business for both municipalities and the province, taking in hundreds of millions of dollars from residents – an inelastic source of income. Dr. Isra Levy, Ottawa’s chief medical officer of health, who is obviously a realist, realizes the city will be unable to resist the lure of building a casino. As a realist, Levy is recommending the city pump $2 million into community-based gambling treatment services, a steep increase from the $741,000 the Champlain Local Health Integration Network currently receives to fund pro-

grams in Ottawa, a number that hasn’t changed since 2007. He is also recommending the municipality allocate 6.5 per cent of its annual take of casino revenue, which amounts to around $350,000 of what the city currently receives from the Rideau-Carleton Raceway slots, to gambling prevention programs run by Ottawa Public Health. Levy’s recommendations are a reasonable compromise. If the city turns down the opportunity to build a casino, people will simply head across the Ottawa River to gamble at Casino du Lac-Leamy in Gatineau, which is what many residents, including those from Lanark County, already do. Since Lac-Leamy first opened in 1996, millions of local and tourist dollars have travelled out of Ottawa and Ontario to the Gatineau casino. Every last cent lost at the Gatineau casino ends up in Quebec coffers. Simply put, we want our cut. We can continue to do nothing and watch money leave the province and the city, or we can try and keep a slice of one very large pie. If there are going to be casinos, it’s critical that the profits do some good for Ottawans and Ontarians.

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Those long commutes Lifestyle - Sometimes it takes a trip to Toronto to remind us we don’t know from traffic jams in Perth. I still contend it’s all relative. I mean, we locals know that, typically, we can cross town in five minutes or less most of the year. In summer, when the tourists arrive, it can take three times longer – and more if you throw a train in the mix. That may not seem like much, but when you expect it’ll take three minutes to get to an appointment and it takes 10, it makes you late. So you grumble about it taking SO LONG to get across town and how you have to plan on adding an extra five minutes to your three-minute commute, etc. And then you make the mistake of doing the grumbling within earshot of people who live in Toronto and they punch you in the head. Okay...they don’t really punch you in the head, but they want to. They might even guffaw and say some bad words. Silly country mouse. Almost every summer we spend a weekend in Toronto visiting friends. More often than not we venture down towards the “big lake,” where we invariably get stuck in traffic. I mean, who with a brain in their head thinks it’s a good idea to drive down Lakeshore Boulevard on a Saturday during the Canadian National Exhibition? Well, to be fair, it really doesn’t matter unless you’re in a hurry, which we were not. Like so many things in life, it is important not to set one’s expectations too high (consider this week’s column, for example.) When it comes to driving in any big, busy city you have to expect it’s going to take a while. Give yourself extra time. I learned the traffic lesson a bazillion years

ago when I was a student and had a summer job at Murphys Point. In May and part of June, it took 20 minutes to travel from my house, through town and out to the park. When STEPHANIE GRAY tourist season kicked in for real, I was only late for work a few times before it (duh) dawned on me I would need to add 10 minutes to my commute to get through town. (It was harsh. I was not a good morning person at that age.) Another important consideration in the travelling-through-traffic equation is the kid factor. Our recent trip to Toronto was one of the better ones on that front. There is nothing quite as stressful as being stuck in traffic with a) a wailing baby b) tired cranky kids who have been stuck in the car too long (this also applies to adults) c) overexcited kids who are fighting and/or randomly shrieking at intervals and/or using strange possessed-by-the-devil voices, d) anyone who desperately needs a bathroom or d) any combination of the above. I remember one long car trip when my brother and I were kids. As we traveled along Lake Ontario we sang “Good things grow-oh-oh, in Lake O-O-O” over and over. It was a play on the Foodland Ontario jingle of the day: “Good things grow-oh-oh, in Ontario.” We thought we were hilarious! I figure the only reason our parents did not toss us out of the car on the trip was because when we were singing, we weren’t fighting. With our kids, we can treat traffic jams as part of the tourist experience when we travel. “Why are we stopped?” the kids ask on the freeway. “This is called a traffic jam,” we explain. Yes, we’re lucky here, even if it takes twice as long to cross town in the summer.

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Reader commends council for independent thinking on Blue Communities

To the editor: It’s coming up to backto-school time and we have two grandkids entering grade one. Both will arrive minus a front tooth. Those little baby teeth are about to be pushed out unceremoniously and replaced by grown-up teeth. We haven’t dealt with this for more than 40 years, and we expect the tooth fairy has had to modify her ways considerably in the interim. We know that the exchange rate on teeth has risen markedly, but what is it today? Is there a flat rate or has the tooth fairy introduced a graduated scale? Are front teeth more valuable than molars, and is there a premium for a first tooth? With kids going back to school they will be able to compare notes with classmates, which could really put the tooth fairy on the spot. Just imagine the con-

sequences if a little tyke brings a displaced tooth and the tooth fairy’s reward into class for show and tell. Classmates could realize they got shortchanged! We have heard that the tooth fairy has been known to correspond with a child, pointing out that its room was so untidy that the tooth could not be found, and offering to return the next day to see if there was enough improvement to find the tooth. Would the tooth fairy actually do such a thing? Is the standard spot for placing the tooth still under the pillow, as it was in the old days? We know you and your readers have very broad experience. If you or they could help us out with all these questions we would be much obliged. Doug Trigg Perth

independent thinking in the face of an overly-simplified, factuallyincorrect, feel-good resolution prepared by the council and CUPE about complex matters that either eliminates future viable policy alternatives or extends well beyond the city’s current legislative authority. We remain hopeful that the

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bottled water implications of this matter, once reviewed by staff after consultation with the Canadian beverage industry and other interested stakeholders, will be received by council for information with no further action taken. John B. Challinor II APR Director of Corporate Affairs Nestlé Waters Canada


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cal, provincial and federal taxes with the expectation that a portion of those funds will be invested to properly maintain their municipal water systems. They spend their disposable income on a myriad of consumer items, including bottled water. Perth council should be commended for exercising critical,


compete with tap water. More than 91 per cent of bottled water drinkers consume both. They consume tap water at home and bottled water on-the-go for proper hydration and better health. Purchasing bottled water does not impact much-needed investments in Canada’s water and sewer infrastructure. Canadians pay lo-


CUPE national president Paul Moist acknowledged this in recent correspondence in the Owen Sound Sun Times, Toronto Sun and Waterloo Chronicle when he wrote, “Nestlé spokesperson John Challinor is partly right about CUPE’s joint work with the Council of Canadians on bottled water. The Blue Communities Project is absolutely a political campaign. What could be more appropriate than grassroots activism that invites our elected local representatives to have a democratic, public debate about how scarce municipal tax dollars should be spent.” We agree with the council and CUPE that water is a human right. And given that Canada has a $31 billion water and sewer infrastructure deficit resulting in, amongst other things, more than 1,500 boil-water orders across the country last year, we also support continued investment in our municipal systems. Where we draw the line with the council and CUPE is their misguided and misleading attempts to ban the sale of bottled water in public facilities. Bottled water does not


To the Editor: I read with interest the article that appeared in the Aug. 23, 2013, edition of the Perth Courier entitled, “Council hears youth’s proposal to adopt Blue Communities project.” Perth council has referred the Blue Communities Project resolution put forward by the Council of Canadians and the Canadian Union of Public Employees to staff for a report. In taking the cautious approach that it did, it appears that council fully recognizes this resolution for what it is: a Trojan horse-like treatise developed solely to encourage Canadian municipalities to ban the sale of bottled water in their facilities under the guise of human rights and infrastructure management. While Kingston student Robyn Hamlyn is to be commended for her commitment to environmental sustainability, the Blue Communities Project is not an environmental initiative – it’s a political campaign being waged by CUPE against the Canadian beverage industry and its 13,000 employees across Canada.

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His novel won the Stephen Leacock Award for Humour, as well as the 2011 Canada Reads competition, beating out books by Will Ferguson and Douglas Coupland. While the show is billed as an irreverent look at politics it also, interestingly, has great reverence, if you will, for Ottawa and our Canadian way of life. In fact, perhaps tempting premise overload a bit, Platt sees her production as more than just a mini-series. “(It is) a celebration of life and fun and who we are and where our government lives,” she said with a smile. For Platt, one of the show’s greatest honours has been the ability to actually film in the corridors of power on Parliament Hill. “No one has been granted permission to film inside of the House of Commons since 9/11,” she said, though earlier Canadian television movies, like the 2002 CBC bio-pic of Pierre Trudeau, did film on the hill before the attacks. In order to get permission to film in and around the House of Commons, the producers had to “make sure that all of the cast and crew could pass through the eye of that needle,” of security. After weeks of meetings, however, “it became clear that they were willing to let us in. It was amazing.” For Platt, she sees it as a unique opportunity to “show Canadians who will never have the opportunity to get to Ottawa to see their government, and how beautiful Ottawa is. It’s like inviting Canadians in,” to Ottawa, and the national capital region. “We hope to be able to convey that. We’ve shot some amazing footage.” Street scene extras Joshua Barbeau and Laura Mayo are not actually a couple, having just met that morning, but as Ottawa-based actors, they sure had a lot of people fooled. Here, Barbeau clowns around between takes in front of the campaign office of fictional Eric Cameron, MP for the fictional riding of Cumberland-Prescott. Has anyone told Scott Reid that there’s a new MP in town?



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Local community rallies behind teenage car crash victim â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re just going to make it happen,â&#x20AC;? said Jones. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are small (as a school) but we are mighty.â&#x20AC;? Martin-Lunaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s outpatient care has been transferred to the Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa, and she faces more surgeries in the future. The road has been a hard one, but already, there are signs of significant improvement. Upon release from Sick Kidsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; on July 21, she could only sit up for about 15 minutes, but now, she is able to sit up for a couple of hours.


News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The community is rallying around a local girl who has had to deal with more than her fair share of tragedy this summer. Victoria â&#x20AC;&#x153;Toriâ&#x20AC;? Martin-Luna, 14, of Smiths Falls, was heading home from a family reunion as a passenger in a three-vehicle convoy on Highway 400 north of Toronto, near Barrie, on Sunday, July 7, when two of the vehicles were involved in a multi-vehicle collision. â&#x20AC;&#x153;She was asleep in the back seat and didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t see anything,â&#x20AC;? said Lesa Jones, chair of the school council at North Elmsley Public School (NEPS) in Port Elmsley, Drummond/North Elmsley Township, where Martin-Luna graduated from this past spring. Martin-Luna was due to start school at Perth and District Collegiate Institute next month. Martin-Luna was then airlifted to the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. She continues to need a neck and back brace for her injuries. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was touch and go for a while,â&#x20AC;? said Jones. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know if she would make it or not.â&#x20AC;? Martin-Luna suffered internal injuries including lacerations to her liver, spleen, bowel, and diaphragm. She also lost functioning in one of her kidneys, suffered a collapsed lung, and fractured her spine. She underwent two surgeries and was given six pints of blood. She also had rods and pins inserted in her back. With Martin-Lunaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s mother, father, and stepfather keeping vigil at the Sick Kidsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; hospital in Toronto, back home, the community was already stepping up to help out. Jayanna Wood, NEPSâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; office administrator, offered to help look after the other children while the parents were busy. While Martin-Lunaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s grandparents would have loved to have helped, they, and by extension the rest of the family, were dealing with two more major medical emergencies â&#x20AC;&#x201C; when her grandfa-

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Victoria Martin-Luna, 14, graduated from North Elmsley Public School in Port Elmsley, Drummond/North Elmsley Township, this past spring. She was involved in a multivehicle collision north of Toronto in July, which nearly cost her her life. ther had a heart attack shortly afterwards, and her grandmother had a stroke a week after that. â&#x20AC;&#x153;How much can one family take?â&#x20AC;? wondered Jones. â&#x20AC;&#x153;My heart bleeds for them.â&#x20AC;? Jones is planning to have a fundraising barbecue and car wash at NEPS sometime in September, with the money going to the Martin-Luna family, who face bills arising from physiotherapy and occupational therapy, as well as bills accumulated from parking and accommodation in Toronto. Town and Country Chrysler of Smiths Falls will be donating the food for the day.

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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: OR Items will be edited as necessary. Please include name, address and phone number.

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SMITHS FALLS 4 hand bid euchre, 7:30 p.m. Every second and fourth Monday every month. Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St., parking behind arena. Sponsor Harmony Club 162. Info: 613-283-4684. 4 hand bid euchre, every Wednesday and Friday at 1:30 p.m. Senior’s Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St. Parking behind arena. Sponsor: Harmony Club 162. Info: (613)283-4684. 4 hand euchre, 7:30 p.m. 1st. Monday every month at Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St. Parking behind arena. Sponsor Harmony Club 162. Info: 613-283-4684. 4 hand euchre, 7:30 p.m. every Thursday, at Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St. Parking behind arena. Sponsor Harmony Club 162. Info: 613283-4684. Baby & Me Group, every Monday, 10-11:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church (73 Beckwith St N) Info: 613-283-9307 (or 613-257-2779 ext 100). Bid Euchre 1st and 3rd Sunday every month. 1:30 p.m. Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St., parking behind arena. Sponsored by Harmony Club 162. Info 613-283-4684. Carpet bowling every Thursday, 12:45 p.m. Seniors Activity Building, 61 Cornelia St. Parking behind arena. Sponsor: Harmony Club 162. Info: (613)283-4684. Civitan Bingo every Tuesday, Smiths Falls Civitan Hall. Start 7 p.m. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Canteen available. Proceeds to help fund charity and community projects. Duplicate Bridge, Tuesday, September 3, Legion, starting at 1 p.m. Partnership Terry Fagan 613-283-6393. EA- Emotions Anonymous- 12-step organization working toward recovery from emotional difficulties (marriage, children, grief, etc). Meetings (every Tuesday)- September 3, 7 p.m. Salvation Army Church (side door). (613)2830960. Family Fun Bingo, Sunday, September 8, RCAF Hall, 44 Abbott St N, 1-4 p.m. Info: 613-284-0305. Floor Shuffle Board. 10 a.m. Every Tuesday and Wednesday. Seniors Activity Building. Parking behind arena.

Beginners welcome. Sponsor: Harmony Club 162. (613)283-4684. Good Food for a Healthy Baby, every Tuesday, 1-3 p.m. at the CHC, 2 Gould Street. Info: 613-257-2779 ext 104 (or ext 100). Jim Findlay Triples Tournament, Friday, September 6 at 9:30 at the Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling Club. Spectators are welcome. Jitney on Thursdays, at 6:30 at Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling Club. Ladies Darts, every Sunday evening in the Lounge 6 p.m. (September to May) Legion Br 95. Maplevale Cemetery Memorial Service and Decoration Day. Sunday, September 8th, 2 PM at the cemetery (Hwy. 29, south). All are welcome. Monday Night Euchre, Legion, 7 p.m. Parents and Children’s Group, every Thursday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the first Baptist Church (73 Beckwith St N) Info: 613-283-9307 (or 613-257-2779 ext 100). Pay as you play, Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling Club on Wednesdays, 7 p.m Come and try out this sport. Smiths Falls Community Hospital Auxiliary Gift Shop, 3rd Anniversary Lobby Sale. Saturday, September 7 (9-2). Something for everyone. Smiths Falls Lawn Bowling Club, Jitney 6:30 on Mondays. Come and try it out. Smiths Falls Thursday Nite “Cruise In”, every Thursday 6-8 p.m. May 16-Sept 12 at Wal-Mart, 114 Lombard St. End of season Final Car Show Sept 15, 1-3. Info: Don Bates 613-264-8218. Steak BBQ, Saturday, August 31, RCAF Hall, 44 Abbott St N, open 5 p.m starts 6 p.m. Info: 613-284-0305.

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Bible Study Group, Saturday, August 31 9:45-10:45 a.m. Bibles and Babysitting provided. Active discussions. Prayer requests welcomed. 117 Victoria Street. Marta 613-259-5545 facekidscharity@ Bible Talk- Carambeck C C, 357 Bridge St. Aug. 28 and Sept. 6. Starting 8 p.m. (1 hour). Carleton Place & District Horticultural Society’s meets 7 p.m. Sept. 4. St. Andrew’s Church Hall (Beckwith St. entrance). 613-257-4101. Carleton Place Scouting Registration, Thursday, September 5, 6-8:30 p.m. St James Parish Hall, Edmund St. Beavers to Rovers, ages 5-25. Info: Elizabeth 613-253-3118. Carleton Place Town Singers, first rehearsal, Tuesday, September 10 and every Tuesday, 7 p.m. St Andrews Presbyterian Church Hall Contact: Ivy Draper 613-253-5453. Carleton Place/Beckwith Home Support lunch brunch for Beckwith residents at the township office, 2nd Wednesday of month. Bingo afterwards. Info: 613-253-0733. Diabetes Education Session sponsored by Rideau Valley Diabetes starts September 4. Doctor’s referral not required. To register call 1-877-321-4500 or 613-284-2558. Easy Zumba dance fitness party. Carleton Place Arena 7-7:45 pm. Wed. Sep 4th. Cancer fundraiser. No experience or registration needed www.zumbafunfit. com or Louise 613-253-1746. Good Food for a Healthy Baby, every Thursday, 1-3 p.m. 30 Bennett Street. Info: 613-257-2779 ext 104 (or ext 100). Ladies Broomball Registration, Thursday, August 29, 7-8 p.m. Carleton Place Arena. Season starts Thursday, September 5th, 9-10 p.m. Ruth 613-2537787. Parents and Children’s Group every Monday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 30 Bennett Street. Info: 613-257-2779 ext 107 (or ext 100). The September Valley Singles Lunch- Sunday, September 8, 1 p.m. Call for info: Fay (613)256-8117 or Johanna (613)432-7622. Youth Broomball Registration, Thursday, August 29, 7-8 p.m. Carleton Place Arena. Season starts Sunday, Sep-

p.m., at Maberly Community Hall. St Bede’s Anglican Church, Fall Supper, Sunday, September 8, 4:30-6:30 p.m. 1641 Rosedale Road North. Roast Beef + trimmings, home made pie. Tickets: 613-283-5208 or at the door. St. Bridgets Church Cemetery MassStanleyville. Sun. Sept. 8, 11 a.m. Potluck to follow in BVM Hall. 613-2671085. St. Declan’s Catholic Church Memorial Service. Sunday, September 8 at 1 p.m. Tay Valley Community Choirpracticing Mondays 6-7:30 p.m. Alternating between Glen Tay Public School and Maberly Hall. To join: register at Tay Valley Township office or Season begins Sept. 9, Glen Tay Public School. 613264-1999. Vacation Bible School at Beckwith Baptist Church, one day only. Friday, August 30, 9-3. Register at Ages 5-10. 277 Tennyson Rd (Tennyson & 7th Line Beckwith). Vacation Bible School at Beckwith Baptist Church 277 Tennyson Road 1-Day Only Friday, August 30th 9 am -3 pm Ages 5-10. Register at

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18th Annual Fibrefest, Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, September 7 and 8, at three locations, the MVTM, Almonte Arena and Almonte Curling Club. Info: 613-256-3754 x7. Almonte Cooperative Nursery School Registration and Orientation Night. September 5th at 6:30-8 pm at the Almonte United Church, 106 Elgin Street. Info at Mills’ Seniors Services, General Diners Lunch, Tuesday, September 10 at the Mills’ office, 67 Industrial Dr. Transportation provided. Call 613-256-4700 to reserve. Mills’ Seniors Services, Transportation to the Arthritis Aquafit Swim Program, every Monday at 11:15 am. Carleton Place Pool. Call 613-256-4700 to reserve your seat on the bus. Mills’ Seniors Services, Weekly Foot Care Clinics, Alison Kaczan RPN provides care, at the Mills’ Seniors Services Office, 67 Industrial Drive. Call 613-2564700 for appointment.

tember 8th, 4:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. Ruth Euchre, every Tuesday, 1 p.m. at Mc613-253-7787. Martin House, open to all adults, info: (613)267-5531. Good Food for a Healthy Baby, every Thursday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at The Table, KEMPTVILLE 190 Gore St E. Info: 613-257-2779 ext 104 (or ext 100). Baby Talk- Wednesday, Sept. 4, “Keenagers” (Seniors) meet every 1:30-3 p.m. Ontario Early Years Centre. Thursday morning starting September Breastfeeding support available. 5th at 10 am at Perth Lions Hall. SponGood Food for a Healthy Baby, Every sored by Asbury Free Methodist Church. Tuesday, 11:30 am.-1:30 p.m at the Early All seniors are welcome. 613-267-2345. Years Centre (33 Clothier St) Info: 613Memorial Service, Pinehurst Cem257-2779 ext 113 (or ext 100). etery, Playfairville. Sunday, September Kemptville and Area Walking 8th, 2:30 PM. Bring lawn chair. Rain loGroup- Mon. Sept. 2, Wed. Sept. 4 and cation: Playfairville Church. Fri. Sept. 6, 9 a.m. Meet at North GrenParents and Children’s Group, evville Municipal Centre. (613)258-4487. ery Tuesday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at St James Sponsor: Health Unit. Church (Beckwith and Harvey). Info: Modern Square Dancing, Open 613-257-2779 ext 110 (or ext 100). House. Monday, September 2, 9, 16, 23 Rideau Trail Association, Sunday, and 30. North Grenville District High September 1, Meisel Woods ConservaSchool, 7. Casual attire. Info: kempt- tion Area, Level 1+, 10 km. Hike Meisel or Shelley Woods, near Crow Lake. Meet Conlon 613-258-0016. Farm 9 a.m Leader: Margaret Lafrance, North Grenville Toastmasters meet 613-264-0057 (margaret.lafrance@bell. 1st, 3rd Thursday of every month at net) O’Farrell Financial Services, Boardroom Royal Canadian Legion, Ladies (292 County Rd 44) start time 7 p.m. Auxiliary general meeting. Thursday, Learn communication and leadership September 5th, 7 PM. All members enskills. couraged to attend. St John’s United Church and ComSocial Bridge- McMartin House, 125 munity Golf Tournament, Saturday, Gore St., East, every Friday afternoon. September 7, tee off 1 p.m. Rideau Glen 613-267-3952. Golf Course, Dinner St John’s United Church, 400 Prescott St. (fully accessible). Deadline to register September 2, RURAL contact Susan 613-215-0486, Joyce 613258-5389. 4 hand euchre, Wednesday, September 4, 7:00 p.m. Montague Seniors LANARK Hall, Rosedale. Good prizes, good food. (613)284-1074. 55 Plus 5 Pin Bowling. Gratton Civitan Old Tyme Country Talent Night Dinner & Dance. Last Friday of Lanes, Smiths Falls. Every Monday, 1 every month, dinner 6 p.m., music 7:30- PM (Starts Sept., 2nd) No commitment. 11:30 p.m. Contact Vic (613)259-5610. Call Bud & Gloria for info 613-283Community Home Support, La- 0817. Come and enjoy! Auction, Oxford-on-Rideau Bird nark County, hosts a Diner’s Club, 1st Wednesday of the month at Foy Hall, Club, September 7, South Mountain Lanark, 12 noon, Info/reservation call Fair grounds, auction 9 a.m Bird entry 7 a.m. Info: 613-258-2080. 613-267-6400. Beckwith and District Friendship Euchre, every Thursday, 1:30 p.m. Legion Hall. Sponsor: Ladies Auxiliary. Club will meet Sept. 4, Centennial Hall. Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. Musical enterLunch. Prizes. tainment. Inquires 613-253-1433. Burritts Rapids Community Hall Annual General Meeting and Potluck MERRICKVILLE lunch. September 11. New members welcome. 2012/2014 membership fees Aug. 30- Chicken Supper. Entertain- due. Call Janet 613-269-2737. Canadian Hearing Society, Hearing ment: Elise & Company. Legion. Supper Health Care Clinic, Tuesday, Septem6, music, 7-11. Grassroot Grannies, lunch at Mer- ber 10, Portland Community Primary rickville United Church, Thursday Health Care building, 2790A Hwy 15, September 5th, 11:30 to raise money for Portland. Appointments from 10-3, call African grannies, raising orphan grand- 1-866-498-3933. C.P.H.C. formerly V.O.N. mobile children. Stop by for a coffee. clinic at the Town Hall, Westport. Open to anyone needing medical assistance. First Friday of every month, 9:30-2. ApPAKENHAM pointment (613)803-1710 or walk-in. Dinner & Movie Night, Clayton Fish Fry with Hudson’s corn and Community Hall, Linn Bower Lane, home-made pies, Saturday, September 7, Clayton, September 6. Dinner 5:00-6:30 4:30-7 p.m. St Andrew’s United Church. pm. Movie starts at 6:30 pm. Dynamite Tay Modern Square DancTake-out available. Call 613-256-8190. ers, new season starting Wednesday, September 11, 7-9:30 p.m. at P&DCI. Info: Barb Joynt 613-283-6324 or peter. PERTH Fall Supper, September 8, 5:30 p.m. Blood Donor Clinic, Civitan Club- Ham, meatballs, baked beans, scalloped potatoes... Anglican Church Hall at Mon. Sept. 9, 1-7 p.m. Bridge, Perth Duplicate Bridge Club Frankville. Advance tickets: 613-284meets 7:00 p.m. August 29, September 5, 0307 or 613-275-2608. Hilltop Jamboree, Sunday, Sept. 8, at Perth Civitan Club. For partnership McDonald’s Corners Agricultural Hall. contact Bert Picard 613-267-5305. Carpet Bowling, each Wednesday, Doors open noon. Supper 5 p.m. Music 12:45 p.m. September to June, at Branch starts at 1 p.m. St. Alban’s Anglican Church Euchre 244 Perth Upon Tay, Royal Canadian & Luncheon, Thursday, Sept. 4, 12:00 Legion. Contact: 613-267-6872.





Remember this day Wayne It was 25 years ago. 25 down, 25 to go. September 03 Happy 25th Anniversary from the luckiest girl in the world. Lynda HAPPY 1ST ANNIVERSARY Shaun and Brigette Levi Shaun and Brigette were married in Balderson, Ontario on August 25, 2012. John and Patsy Munroe would like to wish their daughter Brigette and Shaun a lifetime of health, happiness and love. Love Dad, Mom and Dennis Munroe COMING MARRIAGE



Mary Kennedy 90 Years Young Family and friends are invited to join us to mark Mom’s 90th birthday. Best Wishes Only Sunday, September 8, 2013 1-3 p.m. Carleton Place Legion With love from your family



HAPPY 7th BIRTHDAY Addison Clegg August 29th, 2013 Love from all your family xoxoxo


Bill and Gail Carvill 50TH ANNIVERSARY August 31, 2013 COMING MARRIAGE

Trevor Phillip Harris September 3, COMING MARRIAGE 1953–2013 HAPPY 2ND LOOK WHO’S BIRTHDAY! TURNING 60!!!! Kale MacDonald Best Wishes and August 26, 2013 Love from your Love you always and family and friends forever Mommy XO

Harry and Hazel Cameron of McDonald’s Corners, Ontario are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Lisa Hazel Cameron to Steven John Govenlock son of John and Kathy Govenlock of Lethbridge, Alberta. Wedding will take place at Perth Parkside Inn, Perth, Ontario November 2nd, 2013. Love and congratulations from your family.



MIXED STAG in honour of Todd Bennett and Laura Shennan Saturday September 7, 2013 8pm - 1am Almonte Civitan Hall 500 Almonte Street, Almonte ON Midnight Refreshments DJ by RJ $5.00 per person


Melissa Sweeney and Nigel Blair Lois and Stephen Sweeney of Hopetown, Ontario are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Melissa Marie to Nigel Alexander Blair, son of Sandra and Brad Blair of Perth, Ontario. A beautiful wedding is planned at the bride’s parents farm September 7, 2013. An open invitation to their reception for all friends and relatives to follow at the Lanark Timber Run.


Jake Olmstead-Wilcox August 31, 2013 Happy 6th Birthday to our amazing superhero We love you xoxoxo Love Mommy, Daddy, and Hannah BIRTH



SMITH – Jamie and Sylvia, along with Griffin and Emerson are truly grateful and blessed for the safe arrival of Rigsby Lawrence Smith, born October 20th, 2012, weighing 4 lbs. 10 oz., and 17.3” in length. Proud grandparents are Larry and Debbie Smith and Tom and Beth Graham. A nephew for Christina Smith and Allison Graham. A great grandson for Eva (the late Bert) Young and Ken and Audrey Smith. We couldn’t imagine life without you. I’ve seen the appreciation for life in the soul of a one minute old... I’ve seen the determination to succeed in an hour old... I’ve seen the unfailing will to live in a day old... I’ve seen the refusal to give up in the eyes of a two day old... I’ve seen a determined soul tell the world that it can be done. I’ve seen a miracle... And it’s the most humbling experience I have ever felt. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.” I love you and I’m so proud of who you already have become. You are truly an inspiration! Papa




Big sister Michaela and parents, Desmond and Stacey Devoy, are pleased to announce the birth of their sister and daughter, Loughlin Lauren Lucy Devoy on July 23, 2013 at the Almonte General Hospital. She came into the world weighing 8 lbs., 7 ounces.

Stanleyville School Girls of the 1950’s Back row left to right: Sally (McNamee) Rathwell, Mary Donnelly, Mary (Farrell) Cowan, Mary (Thompson) Uniacke, Frances (Coburn) Radley, Teresa (Farrell) Donnelly, Theresa (Coburn) Brady. Second row: Mary (Coburn) Adam, Wendy (Brousseau) Saunders, Margie (Coburn) Adam. Third row: Maureen (Anderson) Cordick, Cathy (Brousseau) Pollard, Lillian (Valliquette) Mackler, Marie (Mackler) Carroll, Jacqueline (McParlan) Sheridan, Joyce (McParlan) Closs, Cathy (Mackler) Mitchell.

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Raymond Compton-Brown August 28th, 2013 You made it! HAPPY 55TH BIRTHDAY AND RETIREMENT from Bell Canada after 34 years of service! Much Love, Brett, Sam, Hannah and Jake. Best wishes from your family and friends.




CARD OF THANKS THANK YOU Thank you to all our friends, neighbours & relatives who helped us to celebrate our 50th Wedding Anniversary. It was a very special day and thank you to all who made a donation to the Parkinson’s Society of Eastern Ontario. Marg & Aaron Scott



To the thoughtful folks who came to my rescue after my fall in my driveway and stayed with me until my sons got there, I thank you. To my wonderful family and friends for the many visits following my fall and surgery at the Brockville General Hospital and the wonderful care I received at the Garden Street Site. Thanks to Rev. Wendy MacLean of Christ United Church, Lyn for her many visits as well as several individuals from the congregation. To all those who sent flowers, treats and magazines, a big thank you. Phyllis Harper and family


CARD OF THANKS We would like to thank the excellent staff in the Smiths Falls emergency and medical surgical units for their compassionate care for Jim during his illness. To all family and friends for their love support, phone calls, cards and food. For guidance from Blair & Son and Father Jim Roberts. We are truly blessed. Ila Bennett Tonya and Natasha and families

CARD OF THANKS A MESSAGE OF THANKS The family of the late Dencie Ellen Conboy (nee Tryon) would like to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to family, friends and good neighbours for their support, visits, phone calls, food, beautiful flowers, cards, memorial donations and many acts of kindness during this very difficult time. Thank you Stewart Blair for your professional guidance and kindness in carrying out mom’s wishes. Rev. Grace Vaters, thank you for your care and concern, phone calls to our homes and your comforting words at the grave side. Andy Konecny, mom’s nephew spoke such a beautiful eulogy full of wonderful memories that touched us all, thank you so much. Steven (who lives in Chile) prepared a beautiful tribute to his “Granny” read by granddaughter, Melissa, thank you both. Thank you Mark for carrying “Granny” to her final resting place. Special thanks to Dr. Tyrrell and Karen for their attentive and kind care of our mother all these years. To the GWMH Perth site doctors, nurses and other personnel who looked after mom with such respect and concern we are very grateful. Sincerely Dencie Conboy and family

We the family of the late Gerald “Lefty” Carroll wish to express our heartfelt thanks to our wonderful family, friends and neighbours for being there and helping where ever you could with food, flowers, cards, donations, masses, e-mails, thoughts, prayers, calls and visits. Special thanks to Steve O’Keefe and the staff at Tubman’s Funeral Home, Almonte, for ensuring we had nothing to think about other than honouring Gerald/Dad’s memory. To Father Bill Penney, Father Lindsay Harrison and Father Michael Ruddick who celebrated the funeral mass in Corkery. Father Michael’s beautiful homily deeply touched us all. To the pallbearers, (Gerald’s nephews), Maurice, Larry, Lornie, Richard, Barry and Tommy. Many thanks to Tanya & Todd Munro and family for being there in so many ways to help out and support us and to Tony & Sue Vaughan for hosting the after funeral gathering in their garage. A very special thank you to two men who were a constant in Gerald’s/Dad’s life and ensured he didn’t miss out on anything, especially these last few months, his dear friend and neighbour Joe Palsson and his much loved nephew Maurice Killeen. You both devoted so much of your time to being with Gerald/Dad and we are truly indebted to you. Thanks again everyone for being there when we needed you most. Gerald/Dad would have been so very pleased and grateful to you all. Your kindness continues to comfort us. God bless you. Sincerely, Betty, Susan, Pat, Peter, Chris and Families.

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BRANJE February 24, 1936 - July 19, 2013 The family of the late Arnold J. Branje wish to thank everyone for the beautiful flowers, cards, expressions of condolences, Masses and memorial donations given in memory of Arnold. Thank you to our neighbours, friends and family for your many prayers and phone calls and support given to our family during the year long journey Arnold had with cancer. To the doctors at the KGH Cancer Centre, Brockville General Hospital - Palliative Centre and our Family Physician Dr. Rebecca Irvine for all their special care given to Arnold. A special thank you also to the Staff at the Bayshore Home Health and nurses that were here with Arnold through his journey and helping to arrange to have Arnold remain at home to spend his time with his family. To the Westport Lions Club Mobility Bus Program, thank you for this great service you provide. To Father Louis Di Rocco thank you for the prayers and visits which were a great comfort to Arnold. Thank you to the Knights of Columbus Honour Guard as this was one of Arnold’s greatest joys in life when he became a member of the 4th Degree. He served as Grand Knight, Deputy Grand Knight, District Deputy and Area Chairman of the Columbian Squires during his lifetime. Thank you to Father Brian McNally for the beautiful funeral Mass and words of compassion and prayers and to the choir at St. John’s Parish, Perth, Ontario. Thank you to the Blair and Son Funeral Home and Staff in Perth, Ontario for your thoughtfulness and kindness during this difficult time. Patricia (Allen) Branje and Family

Lola’s family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for the many expressions of love & sympathy offered to them on the loss of their Mom; also for the cards, visits, flowers, e-mails, phone calls & food. As well as the donations to the Grove, the Alzheimer’s Society & the Gideon Bible Society. A “special” thank you to the staff at the Grove Nursing Home, Dr. Villis and Dr. Kis Kis. And not to forget: Boyce’s Funeral Home, Pastor Bruce Donald and pianist Carol Ann Toman. Extra special thanks to the 6 grandchildren who so respectfully carried Gramma to her final place of rest. Families are like quilts Lives pieced together Stitched with smiles & tears Coloured with memories And bound with love


GRADUATION Kayla Pierman graduated in the June 10, 2013 convocation ceremony from the University of Ottawa Telfer School of Business. She received her Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting Co-op, with Honours. Kayla is presently employed full time by the Royal Canadian Mint and is working towards her Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA) designation. Kayla is the daughter of Kevin and Kelli Pierman, the granddaughter of Bob and Elizabeth Pierman and Lowell and Barb Yorke, all of Perth, Ontario. Congratulations! We are very proud! Love Dad, Mom and Mitchell


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Words cannot express how everyone overwhelmed us with their love and support during my illness. Special thanks to Dr. Drummond and staff at the Perth Hospital and also at KGH. Also to the Air Ambulance and nurses and doctors in the ICU Units in both hospitals. To my fantastic friends for support, love and visits, thank you. To my special family for their countless hours at the hospital and for their love and support during my stay. Thanks again one and all. Joyce Duncan

THANK YOU Stan and Shirley Young would like to thank all our family and friends for making our 70th Wedding Anniversary celebration on August 11th a wonderful and memorable occasion. We were delighted to see everyone and to receive so many thoughtful cards and gifts. Special thanks to our children Dave/Jane, Don/Kathy and Ellen/Peter for organizing the afternoon and also to Pauline for kindly donating her time. We love you all. Thank you.

I wish to express my sincere appreciation to my wonderful family and many special friends for food, cards, gifts, phone calls and party attendance, making my 80th birthday a most enjoyable, memorable occasion. God Bless You All Elva Hare


THANK YOU Thank you to all those who made our 60th Anniversary such a memorable occasion by attending the party and for cards and good wishes received. Ron and Ellen Dangerfield


MACHIN Stanley Peacefully at Miramichi Lodge Pembroke on Wednesday July 30, 2013 in his 67th year. Stanley Machin of Pembroke, loved father of Tom Machin (Melissa) and Colin Machin. Loving grandfather to Tori, Jase and Alexis. Dear brother of Barry Machin, Cobden, Dale Machin (Donna), St. Peters, Cape Breton and Terry Machin (Cathy), Pembroke. Stanley will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews, Ashley, Whitney, Sherry, Christine and Michael and great nieces and nephews, Mason, Logan, Abigail and Dominick. Son of the late Donald and Rose (nee Sample) Machin. Cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends were invited to the Grave side Interment Service in Auld Kirk Cemetery, Almonte which was held on Saturday August 24 at 10 a.m.. Arrangements entrusted to the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, Pembroke. Condolences, tributes, donations



SMITHSON Cecil Raymond October 26, 1930 – August 22, 2013 With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of our dear Dad, Cecil Raymond Smithson. He died peacefully Thursday, August 22, 2013 in Duncan, British Columbia. Leaving behind his children, Debbie (Don), Diane, Michael (Sandy), Brenda (Stan), his sister Ollie Ziebarth. Special Grandpa to Lisa, Leslie, Pat, Cole and Great Grandpa to Evan. Predeceased by his parents, George and Millie, his brother Leonard and sisters Jean and Dorothy.

POWELL Kathleen (Kay) Gently and peacefully, in her home, surrounded by family, on Sunday, August 25th, in her 92 year. Born in Val D’Amour New Brunswick in 1922, she was the youngest daughter of 10 children of John Power and Clara Adams. Kay joined the Canadian Women Army Corps during the Second World War. It was then when she met Maurice Harry Richard Powell. Soon after the war, they married and made a home and farm in Val D’Amour, where they had 3 children. In 1950, they moved to Laval Quebec and added 5 more children to the family. In 1977, they moved to Smiths Falls, where they lived together for 22 years. After Maurice’s passing in 1999, Kay moved to Lansdowne with her daughter Kathy and husband Greg and their 3 children. Loving and devoted mother to Eleanor Szakacs (and the late Steve Szakacs), Ken (Betty), Peter(Sandy), Bernice Chiniborch (Stan), Eileen (the late Louise Roy), Ernie (Carol), Kathy Baker (Greg), Maurice (Lana), Marg Campbell (Mel). Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Michael (Lorena), Joseph(Marie), Patricia (Pat), Cathy (Anthony), Will (Nicky), Luke (Melanie), Mark (Heather), Andy (Heather), Lynn (Wade), Jessica (Eric), Virginia (Kyle), Jennifer (Greg), Emma (Richard), Aidan, MacKenzie, Karri, Kristina, Lara (Eric), Craig; and her great grandchildren Zachary, Matthew, Michael, Noah, Joshua, Alex, Mallory, Leo, Adam, Kayla, Marisa, Jamie, Devon, Violet, Linden, Samantha, Waylon, Rylynn and Hanna. Kay is survived by her sister in law, Anita Power, and lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Pre-deceased by her sisters Mary, Rosella, Margaret, and Catherine and her brothers John, James, Ernest, Mark and Gerald. Special thanks to the many caregivers who made it possible for Kay to stay in her own home, especially her warm and caring homecare nurse, Lisa Sosnowski. Special thanks to Dr. John Erb for going above and beyond for the family. Thanks also to our case managers from CCAC Lisa Saunders and Catherine Green, as well as Nicole Leakey from Bayshore and Kelly Markus from St Elisabeth Clinic and also to Catherine Bolger from Veteran’s Affairs and Peter VanSchie from Medigas. Family and friends will be received at the Barclay Funeral Home, 1033 Prince Street in Lansdowne on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6:30 to 8:30 pm. The Liturgy of the Christian Funeral will be Celebrated at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Lansdowne on Saturday August 31st, 2013 at 9:30 am. Interment St. Francis de Sales Cemetery, Smiths Falls at 2 pm. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the St. Lawrence Medical Center in Lansdowne would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Messages of Condolence may be sent online at




Kern Bud (Charles Burtt) Kern With dignity, in hospital, Perth, after a short battle with cancer, on Tuesday, August 20th, 2013. Bud Kern, of Perth, at the age of 82 years. Bud was predeceased by his wife, Mary Ann (neé Richardson) Kern. Beloved husband of Jean Beverly Kern (neé Bearden). A much loved father. Survived by Bud and Mary’s children: Jane Elizabeth (Huey) Kennedy, of Burlington, Janice Lynn Kern, of Lanark, and Charles Erik (Laura Lee) Kern, of Ottawa. Also survived by Bud’s step-daughters: Susan Beverly (Robert) Moore, of Toronto, Barbara Gwen (Gord) Storie, of Vancouver, Lois Irene (Larry) McPhee, of Lanark, Nina Mary Dorothy (Roel) Lancee, of Calgary, and Martha Jane (Shawn) Chadwick, of Aurora. Also left to mourn his loss is his brother Robert (Helen) Kern, of Vernon, BC, as well as his loving grandchildren and great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Bud spent 46 years in a lovingly devoted marriage to Mary, and, after dating for 5 years, had a wonderfully fun and loving 7 years as Jean’s husband. Early in his career he worked full time, while attending McGill University in the evenings. He spent his whole career working for the same company for 32 years, starting in an entry level position and after many promotions, retiring as an Assistant Vice President with Lloyd’s Bank, now known as HSBC. Bud was a devout Christian his whole life, and he drew comfort from his faith as the end neared. He served his church faithfully for over 20 years. His passions in life were; his faith, his family, flying as a private pilot, his cottage, the HAM radio club, and numerous service organizations. Bud will be lovingly remembered by all who knew him. We will celebrate Bud’s life on Thursday, August 29th, at the O’Dacre Family Funeral Home, 15 Victoria Street, Perth, from the hours of 11:00 a.m. until service time in the O’Dacre Family Chapel, at 2:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place, with a private interment to be held at Scotch Line Cemetery at a later date. For those wishing, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, would be appreciated. Mr. Kern’s funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the O’Dacre Family Funeral Home, Perth 613-267-3082

IN MEMORIAM PENNETT, Colleen- In memory of our little angel in heaven since August 28, 1985. The flower you planted still blooms in it’s bed, Yet it’s you my sweet blossom we long for instead. So loving, so beautiful, You made our world such a wonderful place. We know you are watching over us But we cry and pray each night, Just once more to see your pretty face. Always loved Always missed Our little Snookie. Love Mommy and Daddy.

IN MEMORIAM SADLER In loving memory of a dear daughter and sister Nancy who passed away August 27, 1975. She was taken without any warning, Her going left hearts filled with pain, But though she is gone from amongst us, In our hearts she will always remain.



CONLIN Terrence Brett Peacefully at Smiths Falls Hospital on Monday August 19, 2013 in his 66th year. Loving Father to Catharine (Dennis) Bryant. Dear Grandfather to Amanda, Brandon, Timothy and Amy. Friends are invited to join the family for a Celebration of Terry’s Life at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #95 on Saturday, August 31, 2013 starting at 1 o’clock. As expressions of sympathy donations to the Salvation Army would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Lannin Funeral Home, Smiths Falls. Online condolences available at



Johnston Elizabeth A. “Betty” nee Gardiner Johnston

Suddenly on Saturday August 24th, 2013 at the age of 79 years, Betty passed away in the Perth Hospital. She was daughter of the late Charles and Bertha (McVeety) Gardiner and wife of the late Ivan S. Johnston. She was the cherished mother of Keith (Lauraine) of Kingston, loved and respected Nana to Nicole (Shaun) Krosse, Andrea (Eric) Bennett and Emily Johnston and great grandmother of Campbell John Krosse. She will be sadly missed by her sister-inlaw Joyce Gardiner, all her family, her neighbours at Glen Tay and her many good friends. Betty was predeceased by her sisters Jean (Rene) Labrosse, Edith (George) Smith, Annie (Earl) Somerville and brothers Jim (Helka) and Ken Gardiner. Friends may pay their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. W., Perth Thursday August 29th, 2013 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. The funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Friday August 30th, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. Interment, Elmwood Cemetery. In remembrance, contributions to Calvin United Church or the Great War Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Blair & Son Funeral Home, Perth (613) 267-3765 to send your condolences or for further information visit



Bowes Betty Jean (Elizabeth) Bowes August 30, 1920 - August 23, 2013 God answered Mom’s prayer to live peacefully in Heaven with Dad (Douglas Smith), and her loving husband (Mel Bowes), her four sons; Monty, Wesley, David, and Brian; and her three sons-inlaw; Ken, Bill and John. Mom passed away, peacefully, in hospital, Perth, on Friday, August 23, 2013, in her 94th year. Betty was the cherished mother to Linda (Jack) Poirier, of Perth. Lovingly remembered by her daughterin-law, Brenda, Betty will be sadly missed by her grandchildren; Philip, Kelly (Asher), Chris (Judy), Cheryl (Glenn), and her many great grandchildren. She devoted her entire life to being the BEST homemaker, always showing her love to others through her baked delicacies, gifts, money, letters and cards. Betty was totally devoted to her Asbury Free Methodist Church family, and Keenagers as well. She will be truly and sadly missed by her caring Lanark Lodge family. We will celebrate Betty’s life on Friday, August 30th, at the O’Dacre Family Funeral Home, 15 Victoria Street, Perth, from the hours of 12:00 p.m. until service time in the O’Dacre Family Chapel, at 2:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place, with interment to be held at Elmwood Cemetery, immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, Betty’s request was for donations to be directed, to the Lanark Lodge, or the GWM Hospital Foundation.

Findlay, William R. “Bill”

(Died August 22, 2013) It is with great sadness we announce the death of Bill on Thursday, August 22, 2013, in his 83rd year. Cherished husband and best friend of Betty Ann (nee Halpenny). Loving father of Ann Spencer (George), Bill (deceased 1984) and Margot Wolf (John). Proud grandfather of Mary, William and Allison Spencer and John William, Nicholas and Alexander Wolf. Sadly missed by his sisters Catherine Fraser (John) and Jean Gauthier (Rene deceased), sister-in-law Jean Halpenny and brother-in-law Keith Halpenny (Sue). Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Peter (Sue). Bill lived his whole life in Carleton Place, with the exception of his time at McGill where he completed a degree in Engineering (1955). He was the fourth generation of his family to work at Findlay’s Ltd. and finished his career at Masterloy Products Company, IMC. Bill was a consummate outdoorsman, athlete and loyal friend. Friends were received at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A private family burial will take place on Thursday, August 29. In Bill’s memory, donations may be made to the Carleton Place Hospital Foundation.



CALDWELL Rodger Wayne Peacefully in hospital at Almonte on Monday morning, August 26, 2013. Rodger Caldwell of Almonte, age 65 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Muriel Tucker, Dearly loved father to Sherry Ann (Lloyd Cavanagh) of Woodlawn, David (Jeannie Curtis) and Donald (Tina) of Perth. Brother to Jack of Almonte. Loved grandpa of Edith “Munchie” Cavanagh, Zachary Caldwell and Landon Curtis. Son of the late Earl Caldwell and his wife the late Marjorie Storie. Honouring Rodger’s request a private family graveside service will be held on Friday at Auld Kirk Cemetery, Almonte. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the C. R. GAMBLE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL INC. 127 Church St., Almonte, ON. (613)-256-3313 For those who may want to honour Rodger with a memorial donation, please consider the Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Foundation. Condolences & Tributes:

Luneburg, Kristina Leigh (Died August 23, 2013) Suddenly in hospital at Carleton Place, Ontario on Friday, August 23, 2013, at the age of 41 years. Beloved partner of Joe Jessome. Loving daughter of June and Terry Luneburg. Dear sister of Richard (Heather) of Edmonton. Proud aunt of Kayla. She will also be sadly missed by her aunts, uncles and many cousins. Predeceased by her brother Bruce. Friends may call at the Alan R. Barker Funeral Home, 19 McArthur Avenue, Carleton Place on Thursday, August 29, 2013 from 12 noon until service in the Chapel at 1 p.m. Reception to follow in the funeral home reception room. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

WARWICK Brian Stafford July 2, 1952 August 18, 2013 Special Constable of the Lanark County OPP. Brian passed away peacefully but suddenly at Kingston General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Brian is survived by his wife of 40 years, Heather Warwick, and his daughters Crystal (Brad) Dier of Westport, Pamela of Perth, and Tammy Love of Brampton. Brian loved his grandchildren Kori, Trai, William, Chayce and Jessie, as well his furbaby Miley. Brian is the son of Alvin (Cathy) Warwick of Westport and predeceased by his mother Dorothy Warwick of Perth. Survived by his brother Randy (Rosalind) Warwick of Perth, Philip (Cindy) Warwick of Perth, Wayne (Doloris) Warwick of Weymess and loving sister Christine (Ellard) Warwick of Osgoode, also his best friend and supporter Randy Cota of Moosonee, Kortney Droeske and many more. As per Brian’s request a celebration of life has been held by his immediate family and close co-workers which took place at his residence on August 22, 2013. Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 496 Days Road Kingston, Ont. K7M 5R4 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 5-720 progress Ave. Kingston, Ont. K7M 4W9. In Care Of SIMPLER TIMES CREMATION SERVICE 613-389-7223 / 613-382-3683 on-line condolences


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DeGRACE Randall “Randy” Joseph Peacefully at the Ottawa Hospice West on Saturday August 24th, 2013 in his 56th year. Beloved father of Amanda DeGrace (Adam Smith) of Gatineau, Kate Cholewa (Chris) of Canmore, Alberta and the late Daniel DeGrace. Cherished “Grandpa” of Dominic and Isabella Smith. Loved son of Ernie and the late Lois DeGrace and brother of Lori DeGrace (Colin Tysick). Special friend of Shelley DeGrace. Dear uncle of Damian and Dylan Tysick. Fondly remembered by his many friends especially Mark and Don Hagen and Chris Flieler whom he considered to be family. A private graveside service will be held at the Union Cemetery in Lombardy. Family and friends are invited to a reception to be held at the Rideau Lakes Town Hall on Friday afternoon, August 30th from 3 to 5 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior. Condolences/Tributes/Donations


SARGENT Kathi Peacefully at her residence in Smiths Falls on Sunday August 25, 2013. Kathi Day, in her 56th year. Beloved wife of Wayne Sargent. Beloved daughter of Ethel and the late Frank Day. Dear mother of Jamie, Sarah (Joel) and Tyler all of Smiths Falls. Dear sister of James (Carol), Gary (Carol), David (Elsie), Lois (Doug), Rob, Philip (Shirley), Dan, Donna (Brad), Wanda (Jim) and Roger. Fondly remembered by grandchildren; Cody, Jordin, Isaiah, Kendra, Alexander, Logan and Abigale. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and Wayne’s extended family. The family received friends at the SCOTLAND FUNERAL HOME, 27 Main Street, Elgin on Tuesday from 7-9. Funeral Service was held in Our Chapel on Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations made to the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (Cancer Centre) or the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. (Memorial donations by cheque only) Burial, Cremation and Pre-Arrangement Centre



“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 also our way of

August 29th 1982 - McLean, Leola Muriel 2009 - Sheridan, Paul Everett






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AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 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”.

All brands of used appliances sold (or repaired at your place or ours) with warranty and free delivery. We also sell new parts for most appliances. George Peters Appliances, #3756 Hwy. 43, Smiths Falls (between Perth and Smiths Falls). (613)283-8634.

September 2nd 1995 - King, Valerie Lynn 2003 - McGill, Margaret Eileen 2008 - Bellemore, Joseph Lee “Joe”

August 30th 1988 - Brydges, Howard Samuel 1998 - Yuill, Robert Dalton 2005 - Kent, Claire Helen 2010 - Lemieux, Richard Jules “Rick” 2010 - Wark, Rolande August 31th 1972 - Lee, Pearl A. 1972 - Knight, John Joseph 1976 - Leishman, Thomas Clarence 1979 - Gallagher, Elsie May 2008 - Hanna, Ann Lynn September 1st 1974 - McCartney, Bonnie Lynn 1976 - Keen, Susan Oderia 1979 - McLaren, James Barr 2012 - Witlox, Lillian

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September 3rd 1976 - Proctor, Thomas Daniel 2004 - Fraser, Cecil Roy 2007 - Card, Frank David 2007 - Murray, Steven Clifford 2008 - Easton, Audrey Isabel 2012 - Moenig, Martha Elisabeth September 4th 1983 - Martin, Gertrude Emily 2004 - Belair, Eva Marie 2008 - Goodyer, James Austin



SMITH, Elaine – In loving memory of a dear wife, mother, grandmother and friend, who passed away September 1, 2012. One year has passed since that sad day, When one we loved was called away. God took her home; it was His will, But in our hearts she liveth still. Always remembered by Arnie and family

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, CHURCHILL – In memory of James “Ron” Smiths Falls. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 Churchill, June 21, 1963 - September 4, 2012. p.m. Delivery Available. AfPartings come and hearts are broken, ter Hours Appointments Loved ones go with words unspoken, Available 613-284-1234.

Deep in our hearts there’s a memory kept, For a husband and father we’ll never forget. Someday I hope to meet you, Some day, I know not when, To clasp your hand in a better land, Never to part again. With Love, Elaine Churchill and family

Brand new Whirlpool washer and dryer, brand new dining room set, computer desk with matching shelves. 613-284-9862. Cedar (white), quality lumber, most sizes, decking, T&G, channel rustic. Also huge bundles of cedar slabs ($45) and large bags of shavings ($35). (613)283-3629.

DENNIS George Willard Peacefully at the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital on Monday, August 26, 2013 in his 96th year. Beloved husband of the late Freda (nee Neil). Caring father of Neil (Beth) and the late Allan (Nancy). Loving grandpa of Jodie Sonnenburg (Tim), Jerrilyn Dennis (John Hasselbacher), Shelley Dennis (Steve Hermans) and Fred Dennis (Margaret Sale). Great- grandpa of Blair, Joel, Weston and Ella Sonnenburg, Myles and Liese Hasselbacher, Willem and Pieter Hermans and Lily Dennis. Willard will be fondly remembered by his many friends at Five Arches. The family wishes to thank the staff of the Carleton Place Hospital and Dr. Laskey for their kind care. Friends may call at the Almonte Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes 154 Elgin Street, Almonte on Thursday, August 29, 2013 from 10 a.m. until time of memorial service in the Chapel at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Condolences, tributes or donations may be made at

China cabinet, dark cherry/brown, upper cabinet glass doors and shelves with light, excellent condition. $350. 613-256-1149. Conn Organ, must be seen. Bicycles, reasonable. Call 613-267-3012. Disability Products. Buy and Sell stair lifts, scooters, bath lifts, patient lifts, hospital beds, etc. Call Silver Cross Ottawa (613)231-3549. Edison cylinder record player, with some records dating to early 1900’s. Excellent condition. Asking $350. Call Bill 613-272-3314.



LEWIS, Les – In loving memory of a special husband, father and grandfather who passed away August 31, 2002. Dear Dad, we never shall forget you, Sweet memories cling round your name, True hearts that in life always loved you, Will love you in death just the same. Always loved by Kathleen and family



HUGHES, Dolly – A year ago you went to heaven and joined Dad. Although tears still come we all love that you are both together again. Always loved and remembered Linda and Rolly Stephen and Sharronne and families

PORTEOUS, Kerry – In loving memory of a special husband, dad and grandpa we lost September 1, 2012. 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 will never be the same For those who still have their loved ones Love them every day You will never know the emptiness As when you turn and they are not there Forever in our hearts Wife Pam Children Richard, Mandy (Lance), Grandchildren Kayla, Cody, Brooklyn

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Firewood. Mixed, seasoned 2 years, $60/cord. Storage trailers. 613-284-0579.

NOONAN, Paul Roger – In memory of a wonderful father and grandfather who passed away August 26, 1992. Gone, dear father, gone forever, How we miss your smiling face; But you left us to remember, None on earth can take your place, A happy home we once enjoyed, How sweet the memory still, But death has left a loneliness The world can never fill. Always remembered Always loved Karen and Rod Dean and Marie and grandchildren


George Duncan Planning Mill. We are selling all remaining inventory at low cost on Saturdays until fall. 6268 County Rd. 12, McDonald’s Corners. Contact Scott Duncan at 613-264-5496/early evenings. HOT TUB (SPA) Covers Best Price, Best Quality. All shapes & Colours Available.

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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 hurts as much today, As it did five years ago. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all your family

TAYLOR, Adam – In loving memory of Adam who left us tragically on August 31, 2008. The After Loss Credo I need to talk about my loss. I may often need to tell you what happened – or ask you why it happened. Each time I discuss my loss, I am helping myself face the reality of the death of my loved one. I need to know that you care about me. I need to feel your touch, your hugs. I need you just to be with me. (And I need to be with you.) Please don’t judge me now – or think that I’m behaving strangely. Remember I’m grieving. I may even be in shock. I may feel afraid. I may feel deep rage. I may even feel guilty. But above all, I hurt. I’m experiencing a pain unlike any I’ve ever felt before. Don’t worry if you think I’m getting better And then suddenly I seem to slip backward. Grief makes me behave this way at times, And please don’t tell me you “know how I feel”, or that it’s time for me to get on with my life. (I am probably already saying this to myself.) What I need now is time to grieve and to recover. Most of all, thank you for being a friend. Thank you for your patience Thank you for caring. Thank you for helping, for understanding. Thank you for praying for me. And remember, in the days or years ahead, after your loss – when you need me as I have needed you – I will understand. And then I will come and be with you. Barbara Hills LesStrang Love Mom (Carolyn, nee Himmelman), Dad (Cemmis), brothers Vernon and David, Pa (Vernon) and Shirley and Fred. Family and friends who treasured Adam’s life as we did are invited to join us at Hillcrest Cemetery on August 31, at 8:30 p.m. for a Candle Vigil in honour of Adam and the 5th anniversary of his death. (Please bring your own candle). A special thanks to Wanda from Wal-Mart for the beautiful poem.

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Juke Box, for records (45’s) roll top glass cover, lights down both sides at front. $6500.00 Call 267-4463. Large quantity cedar split rails, 613-285-7363. Low-Boy Brock oil furnace, 5 years old, $600. Complete Beckett burner for Brock furnace, $100. Phone 613-259-2083. Lumber- Board & Batten, 1x10 in eight and ten ft. lengths at 80 cents per lin. ft. Battens 20 cents per lin. ft. Also will cut to suit. Custom portable sawmilling available. (613)283-7334.

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Quality Fresh Farm grown vegetables. Roma tomatoes; 1/2 and bushel quantities. 379 County Rd., 17 (Between Smiths Falls and Jasper) Sofa bed, 2 seater. Blue fabric. Excellent condition. $75. 613-264-8574. Sofabed, queensize, gold fabric, 3 cushions, $50. 613-253-0549.



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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 exRemington, 270 model, perience. Winter Boat Available. 7400 with red dot scope, Storage $650. Also Winchester 12 613-267-3470. gauge, model 12, shotgun, Used Caulkins 3,500 lb $500. 613-283-1186. roller bunk trailer, 15” Tikka Stainless 300 WSM wheels single axle. Asking o.b.o. Call with 3x9 Leupold scope. $1,400 Like new, $825.00. BLR 613-273-8555. 308 Takedown Stainless Laminated stock, $800.00. TRAILERS / RV’S Savage 223 Camo, 3x9, Bushnell scope. Like new, Titanium 5-Wheel. 33’, $425.00. Call purchased new in 2005, 613-278-1311 one owner. Fully equipped with many options; 12’ WANTED slide, sleeps 4 comfortably Beagle- 2-4 years old. with queen, walk-around Older hunting members. bed and sleeper-sofa. Very Dog has run of camp in clean condition. Extras inhunting season and good clude; oak dinette set, home life afterwards. large capacity fridge, sur613-283-5421 anytime, no round-sound stereo, 25” built-in TV, Wine Guard answer leave message. satellite dish. Also Looking for cottage with day/night shades, bike hydro on it’s lot in need of rack and hitch, etc. Asking Call repair or not, around $16,500. $20,000. Reply to: P. Col- 613-832-1075 to view. lin, Box 2, 56 Featherstone Lane, Kemptville FARM ON., K0G-1J0 Men’s Morning Hockey players required for recreational hockey, 35-55 years old. Monday and Fridays (1 or 2 days a week). 8-9 a.m at Bells Sensplex from October 7 to April 28. Call Ian at 613-761-3261 or email

500 round bales of hay, 4x4.5, $25/bale, stored inside, for sale, leave message 613-267-8477.

875 McKee Round Baler. 4x5 bales used for farm hay only since new. 1 owner, excellent shape! Used approximately 100 bales per year. $2,999. Retired Senior has dire 613-657-3740 (Cardinal) need for old car batteries. Making cannon balls. Will pickup. (613)258-6254.


VEHICLES 1963 Ford Galaxy 500 Convertible, Daytona Blue. Off-chassis restoration. Appraised value $23,500, asking $17,500. Call 613-359-1002.

We repair, modify or demolish any size of structure. Salvaged buildings, timber and logs for sale. Various size buildings. Fully insured.

John Denton Contracting

2005 Cadillac deVille, Cell (613)285-7363 161,000 km, all brand new Yokohama tires, $7,500 Etested and certified. Firewood, hay wagon, has 613-284-4669 new flat bed. Diesel Farm 2005 Ford Taurus SE, V6, tractor, 45 HP. Husqvarna automatic, 4DR, chainsaw, leather horse lawn mower. 144,800KM’s. Excellent collars, condition. 4 new all sea- 613-283-8231. son tires, 4 new winter tires off rims. As is, Hay in round bales and firewood. Call Eber Con$3,500. 613-267-7497. boy at 613-267-6769. Assortment of used tires, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16.5. MF 230 diesel tractor with Summers, all-season and cab. 300 Allied loader with snows. Also used car snow bucket. 6’ snow parts. Gord 613-257-2498. blower. 1800 hours; Horse cutter; 1000’ old barn board; 16’ flatbed trailer; MARINE double skidoo trailer. 613-831-8088. 14’ Aluminum fishing boat with 15 HP Johnson elec- Mowing Service- Flail tric start motor. 30 lb mower for overgrown Stealth trolling motor (two grass, hay, weeds and batteries), 2 bass seats shrubs, sickle bar mower (bilge pump), Eagle fish- for hay fields and pasdepth finder, safety equip- tures. Bruce at bhyndment on EZ load trailer m a n s 2 @ y a h o o . c a with new spare $2500 613-229-2231. firm. 613-272-8820



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2003 ROADTREK 190 Versatile This compact, comfortable 19 ft. B-Class RV is ideal for two people, maybe three. It includes: double bed, chair convertible to single, kitchen with stove, new refrigerator, sink, microwave, bathroom complete with indoor shower – outdoor shower also – TV compartment, two tables with seating for four, heat and air conditioning and an amazing amount of storage space. Good condition, no pets, no smoking. Mileage 104,464 km., 8 cyl. Chevy engine, manufactured in Ontario.

$33,000.00 negotiable. Call (613) 257-5117

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3 cu.ft. Bale -----------100 gallon Rubbermaid Stock Tanks $120. (613)253-5238

Quantity of galvanized roofing, up to 13’ sheets, 9-30’ barn trusses. Evenings 613-285-7363. Straw, taking wheat 613-257-3369.



Mortgage Solutions Purchases, Consolidations, Construction. Lower than bank posted rates (OAC) On-Site Private Funds for credit issues, discharged bankrupts and BFS without proven income. Chase Financial 1-613-384-1301 Chase Financial o/b 835289 Ontario Inc. Brokerage License #10876

2 bedroom apt. large, Smiths Falls, large Fridge, stove, heat, hydro, parking and laundry included. $850/month. Call Perry 613-284-4191 at Weagle Realty Ltd. Brokerage.


orders, Looking for 1 bedroom straw, apartment in Perth, lower level. 613-267-4463 after 5:30.

TOM’S CUSTOM AIRLESS PAINTING Specializing in roof barn & aluminum/ vinyl siding painting *30 years experience. *Screw nailing and roof repairs. Insured and Bonded Free Estimates (613)283-8475

Professional couple looking for long term waterfront rental in Perth area with direct access/view to water. 613-214-3528. Responsible working mother looking for 2 or 3 bedroom house, duplex or townhouse with yard. Carleton Place. Needed before November. 613-257-5644 after 6 p.m.


LIVESTOCK St. Jean’s Farrier Service. 613-283-1198. Wanted to buy, horses, colts and ponies, all types. Contact Bob Perkins at (613)342-6030.

PETS Dog obedience classes. Puppy kindergarten, beginners and advanced classes located at the Perth Indoor Pool and the Training Hall (just off the Carp Rd.). Specializing in training your dog to be a better behaved family member. Professional instructors Jim and Judy Stewart of True Companion Dog Obedience School, serving the Perth and area communities for over 23 years. Gift certificates available. (613)264-0203, or 1(888)299-7185. Doggie Bed & Breakfast. In-home kennels, grooming, fenced activity park, nature walks. Lorna (613)200-1952 or (613)264-2203. Kittens Free to Good Home. 2 Males, 1 black and white stomach and 1 Dark Grey/black Tabby markings. 1 Female, white with spots of tabby markings on ears and tail. Call: 613-257-4921 Mon-Thurs. 613-250-2795 Thurs-Sun.

Metro minimall -Lots of traffic, free parking and signage area. Second floor office space 2,100 sq ft with four large carpeted offices, reception area, two washrooms, storage and forced air heating and cooling. $1,600 per month including water. 613-267-4921 (Ext.17). Store front retail space. Excellent location, downtown Carleton Place, near town hall. 613-867-1905.

FOR RENT 1 bedroom apartment in Perth, $825 utilities included. 613-267-6115. 1 bedroom apartment on 2nd floor, quiet secured building in downtown Perth. Heat, water, fridge and stove included. $630 per month. References required 613-267-4844 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 1 bedroom apartments, $650 and $775 utilities included. Downtown Perth. Call 613-267-6115. 1 bedroom apt., walk-up, downtown Kemptville. Separate entrance. $700 plus hydro. 613-258-4760 after 3 p.m. weekdays. 1 bedroom apt. Downtown Perth. Laundry facilities. Water included. Quiet building. Fridge, stove. Non-smoking. $650/mth. September 1. 613-264-0464.

1 bedroom apt for rent, 2nd floor, $675 + heat/hyLanark, Lost- Smiths Falls Dairy dro. Queen or R5 Mahon Rd. 613-278-2878. Large, black, short-haired, 1 bedroom apt., Perth. declawed, female, spad Centrally located. Close to cat. White spot on neck. Algonquin college. InPlease call 613-283-5236. cludes heat, water, fridge, stove. Non-smoking. No Now Accepting Boarders pets. First, last required. at: Lost Creek Farm 161 $642/mth. Available Sept. Semler Lane 7 km’s west 1. 613-257-2338. of Perth. Outdoor board with large indoor Arena. 1 bedroom upstairs apt. Beautiful trails with easy Central location, Carleton access to the rail trail. I am Place. Fridge and stove innew to the area, but have cluded. First and last many years experience in months rent and good refthe care and handling of erences required. $650 horses. Friendly, helpful plus heat and hydro. No atmosphere with emphasis pets. 613-257-4627. on just enjoying your horse. Contact Elaine 2 bedroom, 2nd floor downtown Steele at lostcreek- apartment, or Perth. Includes: fridge, stove, hot water, parking 613-267-2590 and yard. $625/month Rough Collie Puppies, plus hydro (electric heat). ready September 7, shots, Available September 1. dewormed, vet check, par- 613-267-6666. ents on site, $400. 2 bedroom apartment in 613-267-9787. Perth, fridge and stove included, $795 plus hydro. Set your dog free with a Call 613-267-6115. Dogwatch Hidden Fence System. Service and in- 2 bedroom apt. Available stallation of any system. Sept. 1st. Edgetown Apts., 1 ( 8 0 0 ) 6 4 7 - 3 3 0 7 . Kemptville. References quired. 613-264-8439.


Brand new 2 bedroom condo at Equinelle Golf Community, Kemptville. Female looking for a roommate. Semi-furnished, central air, all new appliances. Included: parking, heat, hydro, internet, cable. $800/mth. 2 bedroom apt. Smiths 613-258-9788. Falls. Clean, quiet building. 613-229-1653. Bright and sunny 1 bedroom apartment. Sunset 2 bedroom apts., Perth. Towers, Perth. Available New appliances. Recently i m m e d i a t e l y . renovated. Downtown. Hy- 613-267-0567. dro extra. $800/mth. Jill (613)552-0035. Carleton Place, 1 bedroom apartment, newly 2 Bedroom, Carleton renovated, hardwood Place $745. Well main- floors, close to downtown, tained, clean, quiet apart- parking, $725 plus hydro. ment building, secure No pets. Jeff entrance, stove, fridge, 613-858-8092. parking included,hydro extra, laundry on first floor. Carleton Place, apartment downtown, stairs, first/last 613-294-2076. month rent, references, no no pets. 2 bedroom, large apart- smoking, ment, Smiths Falls, ground 613-867-1905. floor. Fridge, stove, heat, hydro, parking and laundry Carleton Place, Large 3 included. $1,100/month. bedroom lower duplex, Call Perry at Weagle Realty great location, wheelchair Ltd. Brokerage accessible, available soon, $1,050 plus utilities, 363 613-284-4191. Bridge St., 613-257-5711. 2 bedroom quiet 11 unit adult building. Hardwood, Code Apartments. Smiths ceramic, new bathroom Falls. Spacious, bright, 2 reno., no dogs. Heated bedroom in clean, quiet, $795. 613-285-4001, adult building. Fridge, stove, parking, laundry fa613-283-7967. cilities. (613)283-7779. 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 2 bathroom home. 125 Riverside Rd., off High St., next to Mississippi River, Carleton Place. Available immediately. 613-612-2727.

Colonel By Luxury adult apartments. Close to County Fair Mall in Smiths Falls. Air conditioning, exercise room, party room, library and elevator. 613-283-9650.

Farmhouse for rent, Maberly, 5 bedrooms, 1-1/2 baths, double garage, barn with stables, pet friendly, appliances included. $1,500/month (nego3 bedroom semi-de- tiable). Available immediately. 905-274-7067. tached house, Carleton Place. Available immediately. Fridge and stove in- Furnished, private bath, cluded. Recently shared kitchen and laundry renovated. $1125 plus facilities in private home. heat & hydro. Good refer- Close to bus. Ottawa. ences required plus 1st Parking available. Contact and last months rent. No (613)825-5485. pets. 613-257-4627. House For Rent. Very large 3 bedroom house. $925/month + utilities, 2 Fridge, stove, washer, drybedroom apt in Perth, gas er, heat and central air infireplace, hardwood floors cluded. Eat-in kitchen, ,fridge, stove, washer, dry- dinning room, fireplace in er, references, 1st & last, living room. Large deck, view at ample parking, walking MLS# 881032. distance to all amenities in 613-200-1000. Kemptville. Oct 1/13 $1200/mth plus hydro. Almonte, 151 Reserve, 2 613-258-7803. bedroom apartment, secure heritage building, Kemptville- 2 bedroom, 2 available September. $790 bath bungalow. Finished plus utilities, all amenities, basement, back yard and parking, no pets, garage. Quiet neighbour613-257-5711. hood. $1,200/mth. plus utilities. Sept. 1. No smokAlmonte, Mill Fall condo, ing. No pets. References. 1 bedroom plus den, 5 ap- 613-258-5510. pliances, parking, storage, river view, non smoker, Kemptville- 2 bedroom October 1, $1,250 plus upstairs apt. Available at utilities. 613-256-3043. Sandy Mountain. No pets. First, last, references required. $850/mth. includes Apartment for rent 1 heat, hydro, fridge, stove, bedroom, 1 bathroom, parking. 613-989-2058. downtown Carleton Place, stove, fridge and Kemptville. Brick, 3 bedparking for 1 car. No room home, fireplace, atsmoking or pets, first tached garage, built 1992. and last months rent Available immediately. Loand references. cated at 1106 Eager Rd. Available September Excellent condition. 1st. $700/month heat & 613-565-9330. hydro included. 613-314-1013 Large newly renovated 1 bedroom apartment near Apartment for Rent in Ri- downtown Perth. Fridge, deau Ferry. Big Bedroom, stove, washer, dryer inHardwood floors, Wood cluded. $725 plus heat and burning stove. Spacious hydro. Call 613-267-6115. Gardens, lots of parking and storage. Available McDonalds Corners, newSept 1, 2013. $800/month. er 3 bedroom home, close Hydro not included. to public beach on DalhouWendy 613-867-0134. sie Lake. All kitchen appliances and laundry Ashley Chase Luxury machines included. ProAdult apartments over- pane heat and utilities exlooking the Tay River, near tra. Rent $1,100/month. downtown Perth. Air con- Respectfully no smoking ditioning, exercise room, and no pets. entertainment room, li- 613-264-0002. brary, elevator. 613-267-6980. Newly renovated 2 bedroom, sunny apartment. Beautiful country home, Sunset Towers, Perth. near Franktown, upper Available immediately. floor, includes living area 613-267-0567. with attached deck plus bedroom. $600 inclusive, Parking- Downtown Al(see kijiji ad #504016153). monte. Snow clearing, in613-284-9832. sured. Call 613-256-0724

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Perth- 2 ($700) bedroom apartments in modern, Smiths Falls 2 bedwell maintained, centrally room apt. $1120/mth. located building. Se- Available Oct. 1. Heat curity/intercom system, and hydro included. modern, professionally 613-283-9650. maintained, laundry facilities. Parking included. Plus hydro. Smiths Falls. 2 bedroom apt. 2nd floor. Adults only. (613)298-2983. No smoking, no pets. Perth, 2 bedroom apart- Available immediately. ment, $700/month. Plus Graham (613)283-0865. hydro. Clean, secure building. Parking, coin laundry facility. Seniors welcome. Smiths Falls, 2 bedroom 613-925-3046. in heritage stone building. $895/month. Heat, hydro, Perth- 2 bedroom fridge, stove, washer and apartment, $775/mth. dryer included. Available Available immediately. August 1. 613-283-9650. First/last required. Please call Smiths Falls- Available 613-283-9650. immediately. 2 bedroom, apartment. Perth, 2 bedroom apart- upper ment in quiet security $625/month includes heat. 613-283-7000. building. Well looked after. Fridge, stove, parking, balcony. Laundry in building. Smiths Falls, available im$795/month plus hydro. mediately. Room for rent. No dogs. (613)349-9377. $450/mth. including heat and hydro. 613-283-7000. Perth, 2 bedroom apartment with balcony. Heat, water and parking includ- Smiths Falls. Bachelor ed. Seniors welcome. No apartment, available May dogs. 5 Rogers Rd. 1, no pets, no smoking, single female preferred. 613-267-4189. Call Graham Perth, 3 bedroom, 2 bath- 613-283-0865. room house, central location. Close to parks and shopping. New kitchen, Smiths Falls- Carsswindows, doors, 4 appli- ridge Apartments, 2 ances. Non-smokers. b e d r o o m , $1,400/month. First, last $1055/month. Available and references required. Sept. 1st. Heat, hydro, cable included. Please 613-267-2436. call 613-283-9650 Perth: 4 bedroom rowhouse, new 2-storey building, 2 large balconies, 2 large decks, open concept in tiled kitchen/dining/living room area, electric radiant in-floor heating (new energy efficient system) 2-1/2 baths, jet tub, coin laundry facility, free parking. Every room TV, internet and phone jacks. $1450/month, plus hydro, no extra water/sewage costs. 613-479-2164. Perth. Available immediately. 2 bedroom apartment in security building. $650/month plus utilities. 613-283-7000. Perth, bachelor apartment, centrally located, close to Algonquin College, includes, heat, water, fridge, and stove. Non-smoking. No pets. $500/month. Available September 1. First and last months rent. Call 613-257-2338. Perth, bachelor apt. Clean adult building. Laundry facilities. Parking. $525/mth. Hydro extra. Available Sept. 1. 613-283-5996. Perth, near downtown, 2+ bedrooms. Heat, hydro included, no pets, $ 8 9 0 / m o n t h . 613-267-4935. Perth/Carleton Place, Hwy 7, extra large furnished bachelor suite, fully furnished, available October 1. No pets. No smoking. $600/month. 613-326-0366. Room for rent, Carleton Place, clean, responsible adult. Cable, internet, use of washer and dryer, shared living space. $ 5 0 0 / m o n t h . 613-256-8744. Room for rent in quiet country setting, Merrickville, for single female between 40-55 years of age, $ 3 0 0 / m o n t h . 613-269-9374 after 6 p.m. Room for Rent- Older person, by the month, $500. Call 613-880-3434. Smiths Falls. 1 bedroom apartment, ground floor, centrally located, available immediately. No pets. No smoking. Call Graham 613-283-0865. Smiths Falls- 1 bedroom apt. Great location, behind Food Basic’s, near schools. Fridge, stove, $650/plus. Available Sept. 1st. 613-284-4603, e-mail


FOR RENT Very charming 1 bedroom suite, near the river in Merrickville. Available September 1 for non-smoker with references. Fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, bedroom (queen), laundry, central heat and A/C, internet, private patio, parking, 4 minute walk to downtown. Furnished or unfurnished, no pets. $1,000/month, all utilities included. Call Gordon 613-269-2964.


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Indoor storage of all sizes Outdoor storage also available 613-285-5507 Smiths Falls 613-264-0213 Perth

Franktown area. Single car garage. $100/mth. Loft $75/mth. 613-283-8387.


3 bedroom house. Older home. Very good condition. Situated on 3.78 acres. South of Kemptville. Financing available OAC. $169,500. Rent to own possible. Dave Smiths Falls- Downtown 1 613-989-5451. bedroom. Newer, quiet, secure building. Fridge, 4 bedroom house, village stove. No pets, non-smok- of Dacre (off Hwy. 132)ing, references. Available double lot (put together). Sept 1st. $725, utilities in- Asking $250,000. Electricluded. 613-283-1721. cal toilets. Small wood shed. 613-326-1626. Smiths Falls- Furnished, 1 bedroom, appliances, 5 acres, 5 minutes from cable included. Close to downtown Kemptville and downtown/hospital, $705 malls, in a rural setting, 30 plus electrical. Parking minutes from Ottawa $179,000. (one car), freshly painted. Queensway. 613-258-7370. 613-812-2400. Smiths Falls- Furnished room, $120 weekly. Cable provided. Close to downtown/hospital. No parking. Call 613-812-2400, evenings. Smiths Falls. Shared accommodations in 3 bedroom house (with male). Parking, cable, highspeed internet, laundry facilities, heat and hydro included. $700/month. Mature person preferred. Call/text 613-404-4511 or Smiths Falls. Toulon Place Apartments. 2 bedroom $880/month. Also, 1 bedroom, $790/month. Available October 1st. Heat and hydro included. First/last required. Please call 613-283-9650. Sunny and charming large 2 bedroom apt. overlooking Tay Basin, Gore St. Perth. Includes parking. $900 plus hydro. Ron 613-722-2797, 202-812-8944.

Absolutely Beautiful 1&2 bedroom apartments

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FOR SALE BY OWNER Freehold townhouse Bungalow, adult living community 67 Coulson Court Kanata. 1495 sq ft. on main with 800 in finished walkout basement. NO Agents. Serious inquiries only. Asking $487,900 For appointment call (613) 599-5556


Hunter Safety/Canadian Fire-arms Courses and exams throughout the year. Held once a month at Carp. Call Wenda Cochran 613-256-2409.


Must see! 1987 double wide mobile home. 2 Saddle Ave., Smiths Falls. 2 bedroom with large living room, dining room, kitchen, workshop, garage. Completely upgraded. New appliances. $75,000. 613-284-7298.

PERSONAL Alcoholics Anonymous (613)284-2696. Are you concerned about someone’s drinking? There is help available for you in AL-ANON/Alateen. Call 613-284-6100, 257-3138, 272-3105, 203-3713, 826-2566, 283-5038. Overeaters Anonymous 613-264-5158

VACATION/COTTAGES Waterfront cottages, excellent fishing, sandy beach, miles of boating. $525/week. Relaxing affordable family fun. Singleton Lake Family Campground. w w w. s i n g l e t o n l a k e . c a 1-855-887-3230


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BONNECHERE MANOR Long Term Care Home Bonnechere Manor, a safe and caring community to live, work and enjoy life.

REGISTERED NURSE Full Time With Benefits: Competition #13-76 Part Time (No Benefits): Competition #13-77 Qualifications: x A Registered Nurse with a current certificate of competency from the College of Nurses of Ontario with annual mandatory licensing renewal x Must display departmental and position competencies of Personal Sensitivity/Empathy, Decisiveness, Flexibility/Adaptability, Accuracy & Thoroughness, Teamwork, Development of Self & Others x The ability to work any shifts, be available for short-notice call-ins and to maintain regular attendance is required Compensation: Full Time: Start - $32.65 x 1 Year - $36.12 x 2 Years - $38.06 x 3 Years - $42.85 x 25 Years - $43.61 Part Time: Start - $37.22 x 1 Year - $41.17 x 2 Years - $43.38 x 3 Years - $48.84 x 25 Years - $49.71 Please note, starting salary is adjusted based on proof of relevant past RN experience at the rate of one increment for every year of experience with the exception of the 25 year rate which requires 25 years of experience.

RECREATION PROGRAMMER (Part Time) Competition #13-78 Qualifications: x Successful completion of the Recreation and Leisure Services Diploma or equivalent from an approved College or University x Certificate â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Food Safety Awareness Program recognized by a Public Health Unit x Must display departmental and position competencies of Personal Sensitivity/Empathy, Flexibility/Adaptability, Teamwork, Communication, Creative Thinking and Efficiency x The ability to work any shifts, be available for short-notice call-ins and to maintain regular attendance is required Compensation: $23.66 - $24.02 per hour. No benefits. All 8-hour shifts and includes a paid lunch time.

PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKERS (Part Time) Competition #13-79 Qualifications: x Personal Support Worker Certificate or equivalent as per O. Reg. 79/10 of the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 x Certificate â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Food Safety Awareness Program recognized by a Public Health Unit x Must display departmental and position competencies of Personal Sensitivity/Empathy, Flexibility/Adaptability, Teamwork, Integrity, Communication, and Commitment & Perseverance x The ability to work any shifts, be available for short-notice call-ins and to maintain regular attendance is required Compensation: $22.87 - $23.19 per hour. No benefits. All 8-hour shifts and includes a paid lunch time. For complete job descriptions and qualifications, please see the County of Renfrew website at CLR464235




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Please apply in person to Brian Maley at Rivington Mitsubishi at 10563 Hwy. 7, Carleton Place


Maternity Leave:

required for a busy import dealership in Carleton Place

Carleton Place, office assistant, part-time, 2-3 mornings, well presented, variety of duties, record keeping, typing, computer skills, web up dates, receivables, showings. Gibson Properties 613-257-5711.



Please send your resume, stating applicable competition number, by 4:00 p.m., Friday, September 6, 2013 to: Human Resources, County of Renfrew 9 International Drive, Pembroke ON K8A 6W5 EMAIL: (in MS Word or pdf format) Thank you for your interest, however, only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Dalhousie Lake Home For Youth is looking for committed adults to provide therapeutic foster care for children aged 3-17 years of age. Those interested please contact Chris Wright at 613-812-3465, Troy McNaughton at 613-818-6379 or email for further information.

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


Human Resources Trillium Health Care Products 2337 Parkedale Ave. Brockville, Ontario K6V 5W5 Fax: (613) 342-5330 E-mail in Word format: Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

DRIVERS WANTED AZ, DZ, 5, 3 or 1 with airbrakes: Guaranteed 40 hour work week + overtime, paid travel, lodging, meal allowance, 4 weekâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s vacation/excellent benefits package. Must be able to have extended stays away from home, up to 6 months. Experience Needed: Valid AZ, DZ, 5, 3 or 1 with airbrakes, commercial driving experience. Apply online at under careers, FastTRACK Application.

ASSISTANT PLANT FOREMAN Assistant plant foreman is required to bag, package and blend fertilizer. Organize seasonal staff during busy season. Deliver fertilizer, spreaders and chemicals in off season. The candidate should possess the following: s6ALID$RIVERSLICENSE s$ :LICENSEWITH!IR"RAKE%NDORSEMENT s&ORKLIFT PROPANELICENSE s&AMILIARITYWITHFERTILIZERANDCHEMICALS s'OODCUSTOMERRELATIONSSKILLS s&LEXIBILITYTOWORKLONGHOURSANDWEEKENDSDURINGBUSY season s!BILITYTOlXANDREPAIRFERTILIZEREQUIPMENT s,ONGTERMTEAMPLAYER

Experienced kitchen and wait staff for The Goose & Gridiron. Drop resume off at 317 St. Lawrence St., Merrickville or e-mail;

Experienced painters needed. Minimum 5 years experience. Must have personal tools and transportation. Perth area. 905-957-4516, 905-928-4516.

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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 multinational 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: Production Service Operator - Solid Dose Packaging Contract Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the primary responsibilities for this position are to: â&#x20AC;˘ Assist the packaging processes by dismantling, cleaning, sanitizing, and reassembling the relevant packaging equipment, and auxiliary equipment. â&#x20AC;˘ Support the bulk transfer of product between the manufacturing and packaging areas, and their transfer systems. â&#x20AC;˘ Assist in the set up, processing and operation of packaging equipment. â&#x20AC;˘ Perform various in process checks, quality checks and other documentation activities to ensure production is conducted as designed. â&#x20AC;˘ Key work element to complete and document Master Cleaning Records (MCRs) Prerequisites of this position: â&#x20AC;˘ Grade 12, or a proven proficiency in mathematics, good reading comprehension of work instructions, and the ability to perform documented tasks. â&#x20AC;˘ To obtain certification to operate a power truck. â&#x20AC;˘ To obtain QA Control Checker status for second checks in packaging. â&#x20AC;˘ Shift work is required. â&#x20AC;˘ Ability to work in confined spaces. Rotating 8 or 12-hour shifts, weekend and overtime work may be required based on business needs. Candidate resumes should detail all relevant work experience, training, and certifications demonstrating related skills and qualifications. If you are a qualified person for this position please forward your resume in confidence to:

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Trillium Health Care Products 2337 Parkedale Avenue, Brockville, Ontario K6V 5W5 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 multinational 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:

Inserting Machine Operator Trainee Distribution Metroland Media- Formerly Performance Printing

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


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: â&#x20AC;˘ Grade 12 diploma â&#x20AC;˘ 2-4 years production experience in high volume shop Please send resume to or drop oďŹ&#x20AC; to 65 Lorne Street.

Part-time employee, 2 days a week. Must be able to lift 50lbs, age of majority. Email resume to Sales Help Wanted for local shop in Kemptville and Merrickville. Call 613-258-7763 for more information.


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.

Full and part-time positions available for self motivated persons on large robotic dairy farm, North Gower. Successful candidates must work well with a team and on their own. Interested parties please contact

Motor Coach Drivers Needed. McCoy Bus Service is growing and has an immediate need for experienced motor coach drivers. Must have a CZ or DZ license, clean driving record and experience driving motor coach buses. McCoy offers competitive wages, a variety of work and excellently maintained equipment. Please apply with resume and driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s abstract in person, email or fax to Lane Lakins, or fax:613-384-0048 No Phone Calls Please. 4923

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

MICROBIOLOGY ANALYST â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Contract 1 year This is a Contract position at Brockville due to heavy workload, for a Technical Professional who is proďŹ cient at laboratory work. The Primary responsibilities for this position are: The successful candidate will perform Microbial analysis of raw material and ďŹ nished product, Environmental Monitoring, Water Testing, Microbial IdentiďŹ cation, Growth Promotion, Cleaning Validation, Antibiotic Testing and Stock Culture Maintenance. The individual will also be responsible for the preparation of quarterly and annual reports for environmental and water testing and will perform other laboratory duties and special projects as required. Prerequisite for this position: UĂ&#x160; /Â&#x2026;iĂ&#x160;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x2022;VViĂ&#x192;Ă&#x192;vĂ&#x2022;Â?Ă&#x160;V>Â&#x2DC;`Â&#x2C6;`>Ă&#x152;iĂ&#x160;Ă&#x153;Â&#x2C6;Â?Â?Ă&#x160;Â&#x2026;>Ă&#x203A;iĂ&#x160;>Ă&#x160;1Â&#x2DC;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x203A;iĂ&#x20AC;Ă&#x192;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x17E;Ă&#x160;`i}Ă&#x20AC;iiĂ&#x160;Â&#x153;Ă&#x20AC;Ă&#x160;>Ă&#x160;VÂ&#x153;Â?Â?i}iĂ&#x160;`Â&#x2C6;ÂŤÂ?Â&#x153;Â&#x201C;>Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160; Microbiology or a related discipline. UĂ&#x160; Ă?ÂŤiĂ&#x20AC;Â&#x2C6;iÂ&#x2DC;ViĂ&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2026;iĂ&#x160;ÂŤÂ&#x2026;>Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x201C;>ViĂ&#x2022;Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;V>Â?Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;`Ă&#x2022;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x20AC;Ă&#x17E;Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;ÂŤĂ&#x20AC;iviĂ&#x20AC;Ă&#x20AC;i`° UĂ&#x160; *Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x153;wVÂ&#x2C6;iÂ&#x2DC;VĂ&#x17E;Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;VÂ&#x153;Â&#x201C;ÂŤĂ&#x2022;Ă&#x152;iĂ&#x20AC;Ă&#x160;>ÂŤÂŤÂ?Â&#x2C6;V>Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x192;Ă&#x2022;VÂ&#x2026;Ă&#x160;>Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;VĂ&#x20AC;Â&#x153;Ă&#x192;Â&#x153;vĂ&#x152;Ă&#x160;"vwVi]Ă&#x160;-Ă&#x160;>Â&#x2DC;`Ă&#x160;,*° UĂ&#x160; Ă?ViÂ?Â?iÂ&#x2DC;Ă&#x152;Ă&#x160;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x152;iĂ&#x20AC;ÂŤiĂ&#x20AC;Ă&#x192;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;>Â?]Ă&#x160;VÂ&#x153;Â&#x201C;Â&#x201C;Ă&#x2022;Â&#x2DC;Â&#x2C6;V>Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;Ă&#x160;>Â&#x2DC;`Ă&#x160;Â&#x153;Ă&#x20AC;}>Â&#x2DC;Â&#x2C6;â>Ă&#x152;Â&#x2C6;Â&#x153;Â&#x2DC;>Â?Ă&#x160;Ă&#x192;Â&#x17D;Â&#x2C6;Â?Â?Ă&#x192;Ă&#x160;>Ă&#x20AC;iĂ&#x160;Ă&#x20AC;iÂľĂ&#x2022;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x20AC;i`° UĂ&#x160; -Â&#x2026;Â&#x2C6;vĂ&#x152;Ă&#x160;Ă&#x153;Â&#x153;Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x17D;Ă&#x160;>Â&#x2DC;`Ă&#x160;Ă&#x153;iiÂ&#x17D;iÂ&#x2DC;`Ă&#x160;Ă&#x153;Â&#x153;Ă&#x20AC;Â&#x17D;Ă&#x160;Â&#x201C;>Ă&#x17E;Ă&#x160;LiĂ&#x160;Ă&#x20AC;iÂľĂ&#x2022;Â&#x2C6;Ă&#x20AC;i`° If you are a qualiďŹ ed person for this position please forward your resume in conďŹ dence to: Human Resources Trillium Health Care Products 2337 Parkedale Ave. Brockville, Ontario K6V 5W5 Fax: (613) 342-5330 E-mail in Word format: Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

First Choice Haircutters requires full time/part time stylist in Carleton Place, guaranteed hourly wage, profit sharing, paid vacation, benefits. Please call Pam or Jenn, Carleton Place 613-253-8841.

Full/Part Time Cleaners/Team Leaders for growing residential cleaning company based in North Gower. Mon-Fri. No evenings. No weekends. All travel paid. $ 1 1 . 0 0 - $ 1 4 . 0 0 / h r. (613)489-3993 or

JOB SUMMARY: To lead and assist in operations on the Distribution floor, including coordinating the staging and inserting of flyers on the night shift using inserting machines and evaluation of performance levels to ensure a smooth and eďŹ&#x192;cient workflow for both the EMCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and lettershop jobs.

Fax: (613) 342-5330


Wanted, student for handyman work, must be able to lift 45 lbs, own transportation required, 10-20 hours/week. Harper Rd., Perth 613-267-6573.


AZ DRIVERS NEEDED For fall harvest.



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

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Immediate Full and Part-time Positions Available. Candidates should have good knowledge of the streets and roads around Smiths Falls Perth and surrounding areas. Experience handling cash an asset. Competitive wages offered. Training provided.


We thank all applicants, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


Please drop off or mail resume to 5 Chambers Street, Smiths Falls K7A 2Y2 Attention: Brett

Certified Mason. 12 years experience. Chimney repair, restoration, parging, repointing. Brick, block and stone. Small/big job specialist. Free estimates. 613-250-0290.

M&K Renovations looking for jobs: Siding, decking, fencing, drywall, painting, laminated floors, windows, doors. Call Mike for quote, 613-259-2446.

Send A Load to the dump, cheap. Clean up clutter, garage sale leftovers or leaf and yard waste. 613-256-4613.

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Window Washing Wizards. Commercial and residential. No job too big or too small. Call 613-264-6115 or email: windowwashingwizards Shepherd Office Services â&#x20AC;&#x153;S.O.S.â&#x20AC;? Bookkeeping, acProfessional & Reliable counting, resume assisMovers - 2 Men & 17â&#x20AC;&#x2122; tance and general office BUSINESS SERVICES Cube $95/hr, 2 Men & 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; services. 613-285-1545. Refrigerated Cube Van $95 CRIMINAL RECORD? hr + Fuel Surcharge, 3 DRIVEWAY Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t let your past limit Men & 25â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Moving Van your career plans! SEALING $125/hr -Call to Book your Since 1989 Confidential, Ed Widenmaier Move 613-284-8281. Fast Affordable - A+ BBB for over 25 years. Free estimates, Rating Reasonable rates. EMPLOYMENT & TRAVEL Rogerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Affordable HandyCommercial and FREEDOM man Service. Reasonable Residential Call for FREE INFO BOOKrates. Indoor/outdoor Owner operated. LET painting. Call 613-267-3205 1-8-NOW-PARDON (613)267-1183. (1-866-972-7366) w w w . R e m o v e Yo u r R e T.L.C. HOME IMPROVEMENTS PAULâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S MASONRY No job too small! GARAGE SALE/ BUILDING AND REPAIRS Free estimates Heritage Stone, Brick and Block FLEA MARKET â&#x20AC;˘ Home Renovations Footings, Foundations, Concrete â&#x20AC;˘ Plumbing Repairs Finishing, Log Chinking and 1 John St., Perth, SaturChimney Sweeping â&#x20AC;˘ Painting/cleanup day, August 31. Household Will go anywhere! â&#x20AC;˘ Concrete work articles, etc. PAUL WARRINGTON 268-2394 Doug Morley 257-7177 CL421155_0620


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Bookkeeping, experienced, dependable, privacy assured. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t worry about payroll, Govâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t remittances or tracking construction job costs. Leave message 613-264-1490.

Access Taxi requires Full and Part-Time drivers for Perth and Smiths Falls Should be familiar with streets and surrounding roads. Top of the industry remuneration paid. Excellent supplemental income for semi-retired and retired persons. Please call Brett

at 613-283-5555.




MacEwen Petroleum in Kemptville is looking for an experienced

Customer Service Representative/Clerk (12 month contract)

Due to continued growth in our new state-of-the-art facility, A & B Ford Sales Ltd. in Perth seeks the following:

The CSR/Clerk will work in partnership with the Division Manager to efďŹ ciently dispatch trucks to meet customer needs. He/She will work with the Head OfďŹ ce Credit Team to administer customer accounts and will work with colleagues to provide exceptional customer service. The ideal candidate will have previous experience with accounts receivable and may also have dispatched deliveries. We are looking for an exceptional customer service attitude and superior computer and organization skills. For full details, and to apply, please go before September 16, 2013.


Automotive Sales Consultants

Experience is an asset but not necessary. â&#x20AC;˘ Must be able to communicate well with people and assist with their automotive needs â&#x20AC;˘ Self motivated with a great attitude â&#x20AC;˘ Adaptability and a team player â&#x20AC;˘ Must be comfortable using all tools available to you including email, database and phone â&#x20AC;˘ Must be able to work some nights and weekends â&#x20AC;˘ Desire to exceed customer expectations â&#x20AC;˘ Valid drivers license. Please drop off your resume in person today to the attention of Jason Munro, Sales Manager A & B Ford Sales Ltd. 31 Dufferin St., Perth Or by email to:


GARAGE SALE/ FLEA MARKET 18 Bell Ave., Smiths Falls. Multi-family. Sat. Aug. 31. 8-1. Glass yard art, handmade cards, outdoor lighting, household items, party supplies, little girlâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s party dresses, childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s books, wooden shelves, clothing, shoes, winter boots, so much more. 22 Railway, Perth, Friday and Saturday, August 30-31. 7-4. Large variety household items. Rain date Monday, September 2.

Antiques, collectibles, art, furniture, music, toys, dolls, tools, wood, glass, pottery, and much more! Saturdays, August 24 and 31. Rain dates 25 and 1. 20 Main St West, Smiths Falls. Estate Sale of James Gordon plus parts of two other estates. Furniture, collectableâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, antiques, sports memorabilia. Friday August 30, 1 p.m. Saturday, August 31st to Monday, September 2nd, 7 a.m. 108 Sherbrooke St., Perth. Info; 613-267-2497.

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

Garage Sale. Sept. 7, 72 Mill St., Carleton Place. Large assortment of household goods, including collector plates, glassware and DVDs.



GARAGE SALE/ FLEA MARKET Holiday Weekend, Friday, August 30, Saturday, Sunday, Monday. 8-8. Almost the biggest sale around, all season items including estate and moving sale items. Cty Rd 36 Bolingbroke or Rd 38 to Crow Lake Rd to Badour Rd. Follow signs. Huge yard sale. Sat. Aug. 31, 8:30 a.m. 165 Innisville South off Hwy. 7 in village of Innisville. Kids toys, clothing, books, bikes, candles, bath & body, purses, housewares, fire ext & hoses, patio stones, old windows, exercise machine, tools, etc. Lots of stuff. Cedar shingles, teapots, glasses and much more. 7 Ridgeview Place, Perth. Saturday August 31st, 8 a.m.






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â&#x20AC;&#x153;A1â&#x20AC;? Handyman with halfton truck. Dump hauling, Will babysit in my home (Smiths Falls) after school. wood splitting, driveway sealing, moving, tree rePlease call 613-880-3434. moval, eaves trough cleaning, carpentry, sidYouâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be ing, painting, roofing, general maintenance. Call Kevin 613-253-4764.





Snow Removal Services The Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital is seeking interested parties to provide a written proposal for snow plough and snow removal services at the two (2) hospital sites located in the Town of Perth and Town of Smiths Falls for Winter 2013/14. Snow plough and snow removal services required are for: all parking lots and helicopter landing areas. No storage space will be provided for equipment used on site for this contract. Contact Michael Quinn, Shared Support Services by email only: Michael.Quinn@3SO. ca for a copy of the specifications. All requests must be made through 3SO for the documents. CAREER DEVELOPMENT



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Reporter Editorial Metroland East


JOB SUMMARY: Metroland East is seeking a reporter for the Kingston Heritage EMC and Frontenac GazeĆŠe EMC. The posiĆ&#x;on is based out of Kingston. This posiĆ&#x;on requires strong wriĆ&#x;ng and an ability to come up with fresh story ideas. The candidate will be expected to produce clean, quick, and interesĆ&#x;ng stories on a variety of topics â&#x20AC;&#x201C; news, features and sports. As well as reporĆ&#x;ng for our newspapers, the successful candidate should have mulĆ&#x;media skills, as they will also be required to provide online content. The successful candidate must be able to work well with others, be organized, mulĆ&#x;-task under Ć&#x;ght deadlines, and have solid news judgment. Evening and weekend work will be required.

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Moving sale, Saturday, August 31, 9 a.m- 4 p.m. 91 Bay Rd., Smiths Falls. Furniture and other household items.

Multi-family yard and craft sale. Sat. August 31, 8-3. 401 County Rd. 29, corner of Eric Hutcheson and Hwy. 29, south of Smiths Falls.

Multi-family yard sale. Rain or shine. 46 Gore St., West, Perth (at the back). August 31st, September 1st and 2nd, 8 a.m-6 p.m.

Murrayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Furniture & Flea Market. Open 6 Days a week. Closed Mondays. 525 High St., Carleton Place. 613-253-1804. Antiques, Toys, Collectibles, Jewellery & More.

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Smiths Falls Hospital Auxiliary 3rd Anniversary Gift Shop Lobby Sale. Saturday, September 7 (9-2). 10% off everything, up to 75% off selected items. Free parking during sale.

Tole and Decorative Artists Sale. Brushes, paints, books, patterns, 100plus wood pieces. Saturday, August 31, 9 a.m-3 p.m. 11 Drummond St., Newboro.

Yard and Bake Sale, August 30, 31, September 1, at 95 Henry St., Eastons Corners.





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Strength, speed and spirit Community – The North Lanark Highland Games in Mississippi Mills celebrated 30 years in 2013. Clockwise from left: The sheaf is thrown over a crossbar for height with a pitchfork; a female competitor attempts to throw a 28-pound weight (one-handed) over a bar; and The goal of the hammer throw is distance. AUCTIONS



SAT, SEPT 7, 2013 @ 10:00 AM PREVIEW @ 9:00 AM FOR MR. & MRS. PORTER OF KEMPTVILLE TO BE HELD AT MARSHALLS AUCTION HOUSE, SPENCERVILLE, ON Mr. & Mrs. Porter are moving & will be offering the following at auction. A large collection of die cast collectible cars, trucks, tractors, hit & miss models as well, old battery operated toys, Beatles doll, Japanese tin cars, cast John Deere pedal tractor & wagon by Ertl, canes, antique furniture, including a beautiful 1920’s Grandfather clock, in excellent shape, art deco style furniture, prints, wide selection of Medalta pottery, Pepsi Cola rack & cooler, local memorabilia, antique hand tools, hood ornaments, advertising tins & boxes, modern furniture, appliances, new household, tools, 18HP twin Briggs & Stratton Mastercraft garden tractor, Hardi sprayer etc… Auctioneers Note: Please join us at our new auction facility & join in bidding on a good collection of toys, top quality antique furniture & much more! For a more detailed list w/ photo’s go to 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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Selby Livestock & Auctions Centre MONDAY SEPT 2ND AT 1:00PM In conjunction with regular sale: Herd Dispersal of Lowline Angus Approx. 40 Head For more info TOM HARRISON 613-379-1006 BOB DOYLE 613-272-2968

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HOLIDAY AUCTION SALE for the Estate of Mike Tierney Take Highway 401 Exit 716 at Prescott and travel north on Edward Street to McIntosh Road, then west to Property 2664. LABOUR DAY MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 - 9:30 A.M. Restorable Vehicles: 1939 Chevrolet sedan; 1940 Chrysler sedan; 1947 Chevrolet sedan; 1949 Ford pickup truck; 1950 Case VA tractor and loader; 1950’s Pontiac sedan; 1961 GM Corvair truck; 1962 Ford half ton truck; 1983 VW diesel Rabbit; Vehicles for Parts: 1934 Airflow sedan; 1949 Mercury truck; 1950 Plymouth Cranbrook sedan; Ford 11/2 ton truck chassis with duals; Ford 11/2 ton truck frame and cab; Approximately 10’ flatbed platform for back of truck; VW Vanagon; JD 440JC bulldozer; Numerous assorted engine blocks; Quantity of antique vehicle parts including starters, generators, carburetors, fenders, doors and more; Several old lawnmowers, garden tractors, snowblowers and rototillers, all as is and some for parts; Small engines in various states of repair; Scrap iron; Tools and Equipment: Tire changer; Engine jack; Acetylene torches; Parts baths; Bridgeport milling machine; Ryder milling machine; Drill press; Antique drill press; South Bend Model A metal lathe; A very large industrial type metal lathe; Another metal lathe; Two brake drum lathes; Two wood lathes; Bench band saw; Beaver jointer; Power hacksaw; Chop saws; Press; Metal break; English wheel - to make fenders; Sandblaster; Forge; Anvil; Chainsaw chain sharpening machine; Saw tooth cutting machine; Air compressor; Wisconsin engine; Numerous power tools; Large quantity of assorted hand tools including wrenches, socket sets, bolt cutters and so on; Many other items too numerous to mention. For further information, please contact Jim Tierney at 613-925- 3412. TERMS: CASH or CHEQUE with PROPER I.D. Lunch by Antique Wheels In Motion Auctioneer: James Cooper 613-652-4145



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The fourth annual Motorcycle Ride for the Cure roared off into the open road on Sunday, Aug. 25, in the hopes of running down cancer. Proceeds from the ride benefit the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Clockwise, from top left: Riders gathered in the parking lot of CIBC before heading out on Highway 7 for a 300 kilometre journey; the CIBC crew (in alphabetical order): Connie Hansen, Evette Hodgkinson, Christine Jones, Lucy Kujadt, Gloria Simpson and Terrie White; riders get ready to rev up their engines, and lastly, riders register outside the CIBC in Perth,

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Perth LCBO urges food bank donations in exchange for boxes By DESMOND DEVOY

News – Perth people love their liquor boxes. Ian Dorward has never seen anything like it – and he used to manage the second busiest LCBO store in the province. “It is crazy, it is insane,” said Dorward, manager of the Perth LCBO. He used to manage the LCBO store at the intersection of King Edward Avenue and Rideau Street in downtown Ottawa, and “downtown (we) didn’t get a lot of requests. Everybody here in Perth comes here to get empty boxes.” In Perth, “I am not sure what they use them for,” but it is not unusual for him to see anywhere from 10 to 20 boxes go out the door in a day, “and it is usually not just one (at a time),” he said.

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Events – The final Lego Club afternoon get-together was held at the Perth and District Union Library on Wednesday, Aug. 21, where participants got to show off all of the blockbuilding skills they had accumulated over the past several weeks. At the end of the afternoon, the children were awarded special certificates of completion. Otty Davis, 4, right, shows off her Lego man to a volunteer as Harriet Grier, 3, looks on.

PERTH AND DISTRICT SENIOR CRAFT FELLOWSHIP 125 Gore Street East, Perth MCMARTIN HOUSE This beautiful house, of which we have the use, is owned by the Ontario Heritage Foundation. Though this is an Elderly Persons’ Centre, any mature adult is most welcome to come and enjoy our programs. We are wheelchair accessible to all three floors and our membership dues are $15.00 yearly.

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Seeing this, his assistant, Michele Findlay, who recently transferred from the Smiths Falls store, suggested that they put up a donation box, with no suggested donation, for people to donate money to The Table Community Food Centre (formerly The Perth and District Food Bank). “There are some customers who we keep telling to donate and they take them anyway,” without paying. If he sees someone taking multiple boxes, Dorward admits that “we try to over-suggest when we see people taking, like, 20 boxes. If you take a box, please make a donation to the food bank.” This is Dorward’s second month at the Perth store, after his time in Ottawa and Barrhaven, and he will be holding on to the money raised until the Christmas food drive in December.


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Perth Blue Wings take flight Local hockey player and current New York Islander Matt Carkner, above centre, stopped by the Perth Blue Wings training camp in town last week to speak to the players about the power of hard work, discipline, community service and never giving up on your dreams. Carkner was 28-years-old in his first season in the National Hockey League. The Blue Wings open their season at home Friday, Sept. 13 versus the Renfrew Timberwolves. Right: Perth Blue Wings owner Michael McLean, right, presents Carkner with his very own Blue Wings jersey during his recent visit.

Lanark County Minor Hockey League embarks on pilot project By AMY HOGUE

fects all associations within its district, namely the Carleton Place, Perth, Lanark, Almonte, Pakenham, Stittsville, Richmond Munster, West Carleton and Osgoode minor hockey associations. Contact hockey will still be played at the competitive level of hockey. According to the Perth Lanark Minor Hockey Association’s (PLMHA) website, the discussion of checking versus non checking has been taking place for some time and that “recently there has been a focus on concussion awareness and its long lasting effects and lengthy discussions on what levels of hockey should be checking and non checking.” Difficulties in locating checking tournaments for house league players was also cited as a contributing factor in the decision to remove checking from house league play. Stories of hockey related head injuries have made headlines in recent years, particularly following Canadian hockey player, Sidney Crosbie’s, head injury in 2011. PLMHA past president Anne Arnoldi, explained that the risk of

injuries was part of the checking discussion. “There are injuries in many sports, not just hockey. In the past few years there has been a lot of focus on head injuries, concussions and the lasting effects. It has led to many discussions on what levels of hockey should have checking and non checking,” she said. Safety issues aside, there are both pros and cons to removing contact from recreational hockey. For players who are looking to enter into the competitive world of hockey where contact is still the norm, a lack of experience with checkingcould potentially put them at a disadvantage. Conversely, no contact hockey can contribute to stronger player development in the form of skating and puck handling skills. Glenn Austin, LCMHL president, explained those players who are interested in playing competitively will still be given the opportunity to develop checking skills and will be prepared to enter competitive hockey safely. “LCMHL has adopted non-checking at all levels

from Peewee and up, unless the player is moving up towards a competitive level whereby it is mandatory that the player takes or has taken a body contact course before stepping on the ice in checking capacity,” Austin wrote in an email statement to the Perth Courier. Austin stressed that the removal of body contact in all levels of house league hockey is part of a twoyear pilot project only, and that the League Executive will continue to monitor its progress for the 2013-2014 hockey season. PLMHA President, Bryan Greer, said that so far public response to the change in regulation in PLMHA has been positive but predicts the hockey world “will see more conversation come from when body checking should be introduced.” According to the PLMHA website, Lanark Carleton is one of the last leagues to provide checking at house levels. “This is not just in our area,” Arnoldi stressed. “House league hockey (all divisions) and competitive hockey below Bantam are moving to non-checking across Canada.”

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Perth Geritol Hockey New and returning members of the Geritol League (age 35 and up) are invited to register now for the 2013 - 2014 season (75-minute games played every Wednesday night).


Sports – The hockey world may be gearing up for another exciting season of minor hockey, but returning players and parents will find this year a little different. Following a May 2013 decision of Hockey Canada to remove body contact from Peewee level and below, the Lanark County Minor Hockey League (LCMHL) has followed suit with its own changes to contact rules, effectively removing body contact from all levels of house league minor hockey. One of the issues centered around the checking debate is at what age is it appropriate to introduce checking into recreational minor hockey. For Hockey Canada, that age is now at Bantam level, bringing them closer to the standards applied in other parts of the world. Canada joins the United States, Australia, Korea, Great Britain, and Russia in removing contact from players 12-years-old and younger. The change in the LCMHL contact regulations comes in the form of a two year pilot project, and af-

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Ottawa 67’s to face Belleville Bulls Sept. 11 for pre-season game Sports – For the second year in a row, the Town of Smiths Falls and the Ottawa 67’s Hockey Club are pleased to announce that the 67’s will be playing a pre-season game at the Smiths Falls Memorial Community Centre in September. Presented by Rideau Insurance, the game, which is slated for Wednesday, Sept. 11, will see the Major Junior 67’s take to the NHL sized ice surface of the arena as the “home” team versus the Belleville Bulls. The Bulls finished the 2012-2013 regular season as the Eastern Division winners in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). “We have a vibrant, fun-loving community here in Smiths Falls and hosting the 67’s helps us send that message to hockey fans across the province,” said Smiths Falls Mayor Dennis Staples. “I remember the roar of the full-house in our great new Memorial Community Centre arena last year and I’m already excited by the prospect of hearing it again on Sept. 11.” Along with Smiths Falls, “home” preseason games are also planned by the 67’s for Sept. 3 in Kemptville and Sept. 6 in Rockland. Game time on Sept. 11 is 7:30 p.m. As was the case last year, Riley Raccoon, one of the 67’s team mascots, will be in attendance to greet fans. As well, after the game is over, the 67’s will take part in an autograph session. “All of us in the 67’s organization are looking forward to returning to Smiths Falls and playing at the Memorial Arena,” said 67’s head coach and general manager Chris Byrne. “It’s a great building and, as we experienced last season, a community with great hockey fans.” Founded in 1967, the Ottawa 67’s are considered one of Canada’s most success-

Double the fun at Golf Fore the Cure Sports – The Golf Fore the Cure event at the Blue Heron Golf Club in Lanark drew in $10,570 in the fight for cancer research earlier this month. The annual golf challenge has grown so much over the years that it now covers two days, Wednesday, Aug. 14 and the next day. The accompanying photo shows the ladies who golfed during the Thursday, Aug. 15 event. The Wednesday winners were Karen Campbell, Anne Millotte, Elaine Saliga, and Leslie Lendrum. The Thursday winners were Linda Wall, Paula Black, and Eva Buker. In all about 96 women took to the links, helping not only in the battle with cancer, but donating to the food bank as well. Organizers will be requesting that the money raised will stay in the local area.

ful Major Junior hockey franchises, on the ice and in the stands. They’ve appeared in five Memorial Cup tournaments, winning twice. This year, while the Ottawa Civic Centre continues to undergo renovations as part of a broader redevelopment of Lansdowne Park, the 67’s will play home games once again at the Canadian Tire Centre (formerly Scotiabank Place), less than an hours’ drive from Smiths Falls. Rick St. Dennis, director of community services for the Town of Smiths Falls, says arena staff members are excited “and look forward to working with the Ottawa 67’s

organization as we approach game night. We are also once again, fortunate, to have the solid support of the Smiths Falls Girls Hockey Association with respect to organizing this event.” “Last year’s game against the Gatineau Olympiques drew the largest crowd the Smiths Falls Memorial Community Centre has seen since opening our doors in October, 2010,” St. Dennis noted. “We are confident we will experience a repeat performance on Sept. 11, as the 67’s face off against last year’s OHL Eastern Division leading Belleville Bulls. We also encour-

age everyone to purchase tickets early, to avoid disappointment.” The cost of tickets for the Sept. 11th game at the Memorial Community Centre will be $12 (HST included) for adults (13 years of age and older) and $6 for seniors and students. Children under the age of four will be admitted free. Tickets are available for purchase at the Memorial Community Centre office or they can be ordered by calling the 67’s ticket office at 613-232-6767, ext. 1. For more information on the 67’s, please visit


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ONTARIO ENERGY BOARD NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS OF UNION GAS LIMITED Union Gas Limited has applied for a multi-year rate setting mechanism. Learn more. Have your say. Union Gas Limited has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for a multi-year Incentive Regulation Mechanism that will be used to set Union’s regulated distribution, transportation and storage of gas rates over the 2014 to 2018 period. Under the proposal residential Customers of Union Gas in the Southern service area would see an increase of approximately 0.3% in their average annual bill while customers in the North would see a 0.2% decline in their average annual bill during the 5 year period. Other customers, including businesses, may be affected as well. THE ONTARIO ENERGY BOARD WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING The proposed incentive rate mechanism parameters have been established through a comprehensive Settlement Agreement (the “Agreement”) between Union Gas Limited and the ratepayer groups that participated in Union’s last rates hearing. The Agreement establishes the formula for setting Union’s rates for a five year period starting January 1, 2014 based on an annual adjustment tied to inflation less a productivity factor. The Agreement will be presented to the Board at a public hearing. At this time, any other interested parties will be able to present any questions or concerns. At the end of this hearing, the OEB will decide whether to accept all or part of the Agreement. The OEB is an independent and impartial public agency. We make decisions that serve the public interest. Our goal is to promote a financially viable and efficient energy sector that provides you with reliable energy services at a reasonable cost. BE INFORMED AND HAVE YOUR SAY You have the right to information regarding this application and to be involved in the process. You can: • review Union Gas Limited’s application on the OEB’s website now. • sign up to observe the proceeding by receiving OEB documents related to the hearing. • file a letter with your comments, which will be considered during the hearing. • become an active participant (called an intervenor). Apply by September 10, 2013 or the hearing will go ahead without you and you will not receive any further notice of the proceeding. • at the end of the process, review the OEB’s decision and its reasons on our website. LEARN MORE The application relates to Union Gas Limited’s rate setting approach for the 2014-2018 period. Our file number for this case is EB-2013-0202. To learn more about this hearing, find instructions on how to file letters or become an intervenor, or to access any document related to this case please enter that file number at the OEB website: You can also phone our Consumer Relations Centre at 1-877-632-2727 with any questions. ORAL VS. WRITTEN HEARINGS There are two types of OEB hearings – oral and written. Union Gas Limited has applied for an oral hearing. The OEB will determine at a later date whether to proceed by way of a written or oral hearing. PRIVACY If you write a letter of comment, your name and the content of your letter will be put on the public record and the OEB website. However, your personal telephone number, home address and email address will be removed. If you are a business, all your information will remain public. If you apply to become an intervenor, all information will be public. This rate hearing will be held under section 36 of the Ontario Energy Board Act, S.O. 1998 c.15 (Schedule B).

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The Golf Fore the Cure event at the Blue Heron Golf Club in Lanark drew in $10,570 in the fight for cancer research.

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People First of Ontario responds to letter sent to grandmother By TARA GESNER

News â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Unity is strength! During a press conference in Carleton Place last Wednesday, Aug. 21, People First of Ontario (PFO) offered its full support to the family of an autistic boy who received a heartless and disturbing letter recently. PFO is an organization that promotes equality for all persons. The one-page, typed letter was delivered to Brenda Millson of Newcastle, grandmother to 13-year-old Max Begley. He was diagnosed with autism as a

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Literacy blooms at Perth library over the summertime By Rebecca McPhee

News – Bill Gates was once asked, “If you could have one superpower, what would it be and why?” The crowd he was addressing at the University of Nebraska laughed at the question, and no doubt many people began to think of stereotypical superpowers like flying and superhuman strength. But do you know what Mr. Gates said? He said he wished he had the power to read faster. Seriously, the co-founder of Microsoft wished he had the ability to read faster. At first I thought this was a strange superpower to wish for, but after working at the Perth and District

Union Public Library as a literacy tutor for the past two years, I think I see why Mr. Gates wishes he could read faster. For Mr. Gates, knowledge is power and profit. To ensure his success, he needs to be up to date on the latest technology. He needs to know many theories, and a lot of information about the customers he serves. Mr. Gates must read a lot on a daily basis to do his job, and he feels his current reading ability is preventing him from doing the best he can do in his job. Reading is important, and I’m not just saying that because I’m a literacy tutor at the Perth library. I honestly believe that reading is an important life skill,

one that needs to be developed when we are young so that we have an advantage for the rest of our lives. That’s why the library and many community members have invested in the Summer Literacy Program over the past 24 years. This year, 114 children aged four to eight, from all Perth area schools, got the chance to develop their reading skills through one-on-one tutoring at the library in July and August. We live in a very fast-paced world where words surround us everyday. You only have to look around your house and neighbourhood to see that reading is a skill required everywhere, whether it’s through technology, in the kitchen or out

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Finance offers are now available on new 2013 Rogue S FWD (W6RG13 AA00), CVT transmission/2014 Versa Note 1.6 S MT (B5RG54 AA00), manual transmission/2013 Altima Sedan 2.5 (T4LG13 AA00), CVT transmission. Selling Price is $25,862/$14,949/$25,527 financed at 0%/3.9%/1.9% APR equals 84 monthly/182 bi-weekly/182 bi-weekly payments of $278/$84/$138 for an 84/84/84 month term. $2,500/$1,590/$1,998 down payment required. Cost of borrowing is $0/$1,927.96/$1,617.88 for a total obligation of $25,862/$16,877/$27,145. ‡ $5,000 Cash Purchaser’s Discount is based on non-stackable trading dollars and is applicable to all 2013 Nissan Rogue models except 2013 Rogue S FWD (W6RG13 AA00), CVT transmission. The $5,000 cash purchaser’s discounts is only available on the cash purchase of select new 2013 Rogue models (excluding the W6RG13 AA00 trim model). The cash purchaser’s discounts will be deducted from the negotiated selling price before taxes and cannot be combined with special lease or finance rates. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer. Conditions apply.  $25,862/$14,949/$25,527 Selling Price for a new 2013 Rogue S FWD (W6RG13 AA00), CVT transmission/2014 Versa Note 1.6 S MT (B5RG54 AA00), manual transmission/2013 Altima Sedan 2.5 (T4LG13 AA00), CVT transmission. ▲Models shown $36,282/$20,719/$34,427 Selling Price for a new 2013 Rogue SL AWD (Y6TG13 AA00), CVT transmission/2014 Versa Note 1.6 SL TECH (B5TG14 NA00), Xtronic CVT® transmission/2013 Altima Sedan 3.5 SL (T4SG13 AA00), CVT transmission. ≠±‡▲Freight and PDE charges ($1,750/$1,567/$1,695), air-conditioning levy ($100) where applicable, certain fees (ON: $5 OMVIC fee and $29 tire stewardship fee), manufacturer’s rebate and dealer participation where applicable are included. License, registration, insurance and applicable taxes are extra. Finance and lease offers are available on approved credit through Nissan Canada Finance for a limited time, may change without notice and cannot be combined with any other offers except stackable trading dollars. Retailers are free to set individual prices. Offers valid between August 1, 2013 and September 3, 2013. ∞Fuel economy from competitive intermediate/compact 2013 internal combustion engine models sourced from Autodata on 13-12-2012. Hybrids and diesels excluded. 2013 Altima fuel economy tested by Nissan Motor Company Limited. Altima: 2.5L engine (7.4L/100 KM CITY/5.0L/100 KM HWY), 3.5L (9.3L/100 KM CITY/6.4L/100 KM HWY). 3.5L shown. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison purposes only. † Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada (AIAMC) Entry Level Segmentation. MY14 Versa Note v. MY13/14 competitors. *Offer available to all qualified retail customers who lease, finance (and take delivery), or cash purchase a new 2014 Versa Note//2013 Altima Sedan/Rogue/ Frontier/Murano/Pathfinder/Juke models (Juke offer only available in ON), on approved credit, from a participating Nissan retailer in Canada between August 1, 2013 and September 3, 2013. 1Purchase or lease a 2014 Versa Note//2013 Altima Sedan/Rogue/Frontier/Murano/Pathfinder/Juke (Juke offer only available in ON) by September 3, 2013 and you can choose to receive a Preferred PriceTM Petro-CanadaTM gas card redeemable as follows: 40 cents per litre savings applies to 1,750L/2,000L/2,600L/3,750L/2,600L/2,600L/2,600L on 2014 Versa Note//2013 Altima Sedan/Rogue/Frontier/Murano/ Pathfinder/Juke. The Preferred Price card is valid on all grades of motor fuel. See Nissan dealer or for details on the number of litres received per model leased or purchased. 2Offer available only to qualifying retail customers. First two (2) monthly lease/finance payments (including all taxes) will be waived, up to a maximum of $600 (inclusive of taxes) per month. Consumer is responsible for any and all amounts in excess of $600 (inclusive of taxes). After two (2) months, consumer will be required to make all remaining regularly scheduled payments over the remaining term of the contract. This offer cannot be combined with the $5,000 Cash Purchaser’s Discount on all 2013 Rogue models except Rogue S FWD (W6RG13 AA00), CVT transmission. 3No charge extended warranty is valid for up to 60 months or 100,000 km (whichever occurs first). Some conditions/limitations apply. The no charge extended warranty is the Nissan Added Security Plan (“ASP”) and is administered by Nissan Canada Extended Services Inc. (“NCESI”). In all provinces NCESI is the obligor. See details at Offers subject to change, continuation or cancellation without notice. Offers have no cash alternative value. See your participating Nissan retailer for complete details. ©1998-2013 Nissan Canada Inc. and Nissan Canada Financial Services Inc. a division of Nissan Canada Inc. Petro-Canada is a Suncor Energy business. TM Trademark of Suncor Energy Inc. Used under licence.

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Lots going on at Perth Legion Mrs. John Code, returned by air from Great Britain this week, after overseas service with the royal Canadian Engineers in Italy, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. While stationed near a city in Holland, with his company, he visited a neighbouring picture theatre, where they saw a tain more information by choos- film of their unit repairing one of ing the “Paws Fur Thought” the large Rhine bridges.” navigation button near the top of the home page. Find the Facebook page by searching “Paws Did you know? Fur Thought”. The first trenches of World A summer barbeque will take War I were really just foxholes or place on Friday, September 6, ditches, but as it became evident from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Ham- that a stalemate to the war would burgers, sausages and hotdogs continue, the trenches became will be prepared and served on more elaborate. the patio right next to the lovely By the end of 1914 they Tay River. stretched more than 600 kilomeDon Buker reports the Knights ters from the North Sea, through of Columbus Golf Fun Day is Belgium, Northern France, endcoming up on Sunday, Sept, 15, ing at the Swiss frontier. starting at 11 a.m. Some of the trenches had dugThe sign-up sheet with more outs below, often as deep as thirty information is in the Members’ feet. A German dugout captured Lounge. in the Somme Valley in 1916 had toilet facilities, ventilation, an Days of Yore … electrical system, and wallpaper. From The Perth Courier, Sep- Don’t forget our websites: www. tember 6, 1945: “Lieut. Robert rcl244,com and www.hallofreB. Code, son of the late Mr. and, Lest we forget.

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Medric “Cous” Cousineau, SC, CD, is finding that Thai’s bark is helping put the bite into his “Paws Fur Thought” fundraising walk from Halifax to Ottawa. Thai is Cousineau’s faithful partner and service dog, and the pair will be arriving for the Perth segment of the walk on Monday, Sept. 16. Cousineau was injured during a daring helicopter rescue of two American men off the Newfoundland coast in 1986, as a member of the armed forces search-and-rescue team. He was subsequently awarded the Star of Courage by then Governor General Jeanne Sauve. The walk began on August 1 of this year, as a way to raise public awareness, and funds to help other veterans obtain service dogs. These dogs are a means to help deal with injuries, both physical and mental, sustained in the line of duty by military personnel. The walk in Perth will start at the Great War Memorial Cenotaph at sunrise, 6:43am, and continue along a route with various points of interest in the town and surrounding area. Please visit our website listed below and ob-




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ENTERTAINMENT In Front of the Grandstand

SEPTEMBER 4th - 8th, 2013 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH (Family Day) 9 am Gates Open 9:30 am Market Lamb Class 10 am Armouries & Exhibit Hall Opens 10:30 am High Kickers Sheep Club Achievement Show Noon Junior Hog Show 12:30 pm Achievement Show – Hog Club 1:30 pm Interclub Sheep Show 2 pm Rides Start 2:40–6:10 pm Entertainment on Valley Stage 8:00 pm SIMON CLARKE - GRANDSTAND 8:45 pm THE BLUSHING BRIDES (Rolling Stones Tribute) - GRANDSTAND FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH 9 am Gates Open 9 am Light Horse Show 10 am Armouries & Exhibit Hall Opens 10 am Renfrew 4-H Dairy Club Achievement Show 10 am Belgian Horse Show 1 pm Shorthorn Show 1 pm 4-H Interclub Dairy Competition 1 pm Heavy Horse Show 2:40– 6:20 pm Entertainment on Valley Stage 4 pm Rides Start 8:00 pm BLACKWELL - GRANDSTAND 9:00 pm CHAD BROWNLEE - GRANDSTAND

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH 9 am Gates Open 9 am Light Horse Show 9 am Clydesdale, Percheron & Commercial Horse Show 10 am Armouries & Exhibit Hall Opens 10 am Bonnechere Valley 4-H Beef Club Achievement Show 10– 7 pm Entertainment on Valley Stage 11 am Free Youth Activities – beside Grandstand 11am, 1:30, 3:30, 5 pm Little Ray’s Reptile Show Noon Rides Start Noon Steer Show Noon, 2, 4 pm Canadian Raptor Conservancy Show 12:30 pm Hereford and Angus Show 12:30, 2:45 pm Rock The Arts Puppet Show 12:30 pm 4-H Interclub Beef Competition 1 pm Heavy Horse Show – featuring the North American Six-Horse Hitch Classic 6:00 pm Steer, Hog & Lamb Sale – Cattle Ring 8:00 pm THE ROYS - GRANDSTAND 9:00 pm JANIE FRICKE – GRANDSTAND SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH 9 am Gates Open 10 am Armouries & Exhibit Hall Opens 11:35–3:00 pm Entertainment on Valley Stage Noon Rides Start Noon, 2, 4 pm Canadian Raptor Conservancy Show 12:30 pm Charolais BOSS Show 12:30 pm Simmental, Maine Anjou & Limousin Show 1 pm Pinnacle International Horse Drawing Festival 5 pm Fair Closes

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