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Horoscope

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Health & Wellness

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Village Voice The Promoter reserves the right to edit Letters to the Editor for length and clarity. Please include your email or mailing address and daytime phone number (not for publication). All opinions expressed are those of the writer.

One Tax Charged Twice

It would appear most people do not realize that our home heating bill is being charged twice for carbon tax. Depending on your provider, they are adding the two charges to the price per litre or, like my provider, have separated the two. My first charge went up by 8 cents a litre. The additional charge, in the case of my last fill up of propane, was an additional $7.08. This works out to a $30 increase in fuel … that’s $360 per year! I questioned my provider and was told that both increases are carbon tax. I phoned a different provider and was told their increase was the price per litre only. As it turns out, they put both tax grabs together so as to not upset their customers. I have since called Laurie Scott’s office, with no return call. My wife and I are on pension. We cannot afford this. It’s bad enough vehicle gas went up 5 cents a litre. Why should home heating go up more and, in fact, twice? What does the government expect us to do? Cut back on heating? My wife is not well and would end up in the hospital, which would cost someone else. Oh wait, we could use electricity – Right! Terry Hardy Trent Lakes

Library Should Stay

As a resident of Bobcaygeon for almost 60 years, I am disturbed by some news of the possibility of a move of the library south to a location on Highway 36. That building is not suitable for many reasons. I am told the floor must be reinforced to hold the books. That sounds like a huge expense. It is a difficult place to access with limited parking, a walk uphill, a very small elevator and a number of outside steps to the entrance. For a community of retired, aging residents, it would be impossible for them to visit. The present location is ideal – on a main street in the village that people walk past every day, and situated on a corner property with available parking on two village streets. And, finally, looking ahead, there is space for an addition as the village continues to grow. It has always been a real pleasure to enter such a beautiful, historic place. The City of Kawartha Lakes should be proud of this library and maintain it in the centre of Bobcaygeon. Norma Orgill Peterborough

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City Hall The New “Normal” is Water Conservation By Glenna Burns

Many of us find it hard to believe that we could ever run out of water in the Kawartha Lakes. However, the drought of 2016 was an eye opener for those who depend on wells and ponds. According to Iryna Shulyarenko, a hydrologist with Kawartha Conservation (KRCA), “these conditions will happen more often”. “Water conservation has to be part of our life… education, outreach and planning for low water times,” are important she told Trent Lakes Council on January 24. From April until late autumn of 2016 rainfall was infrequent and often torrential. Shulyarenko told Council that the province began collecting data in 1996 and last year’s precipitation in April and June was down to 71 percent of the long-term average. Most of Eastern Ontario was in the dangerous ‘Level 111’ of extreme low water. Now much of Southwestern Ontario, a main agricultural region for the province, is still facing ‘Level 11’ low water conditions. Here in the KRCA watershed the situation has rolled back to ‘Level 1’ which indicates a ‘potential water supply problem’. The Ontario Low Water Response Program (headed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forests) has been created to monitor precipitation, water flow, groundwater levels and spearhead climate change strategies. In our region the Kawartha Water Response Team is responsible for various agencies, governments and private industry working together to monitor watershed levels and educate all citizens in water conservation. You’re Always Next at

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TLFD Kept Hopping in 2016

By Glenna Burns

Trent Lakes Fire Chief Don Mitchell had an eventful 2016. He led the process of planning and building the new Nogies Creek Fire Hall; recently celebrated 40 years in Fire/Rescue; and finished one of the busiest years the experienced chief has ever seen in the municipality. In his 2016 year-end report to Council on January 24, Chief Mitchell said the 50-volunteermember staff at four stations responded to 413 medical and fire calls. During the summer’s drought, a large forest fire in the municipality challenged the resources and skills of the Fire/Rescue members. Chief Mitchell told Council he was disturbed to see so many structure fires in the municipality. There were 17 structure fires in 2016 and recently three structure fires in three weeks. Chief Mitchell is assisted by Deputy Fire Chief Steve Brockbank and a crew of volunteers who bring many different skills to the Fire/Rescue organization.

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Heritage Preservation Committee

By Glenna Burns

By Pat Warren

On January 24, Trent Lakes Council approved the establishment of the new Trent Lakes Heritage Preservation Committee. In the past few years, there has been a fracturing of heritage preservation in the municipality as the Greater Harvey Historical Society struggled to find a new home. The Society found itself homeless when the municipality needed the space in the Public Works facilities on County Road 49. The municipality offered the Historical Society the Deer Bay Hall as a permanent site for the historical records but that was rejected. Since that time citizens have expressed concern to the municipality about the seeming lack of interest in preservation of the area’s heritage. The new committee will focus on the ‘proper preservation and archival storage’ of documents and artifacts. Facilities for this process have been set aside in the new Nogies Creek Fire Hall. Council appointed volunteer members of the committee include Robert Taylor-Vasey, John Bolder, Bob Creighton, Marie Windover, Ruth LeBlanc, Lois O’Neill-Jackson (CAO) and Councillor Dick Persson.

Residents Not Allowed

The City of Kawartha Lakes would like to remind the public that access to the sand and salt storage buildings in Public Works Depots across the municipality is prohibited due to safety concerns. The current facilities are not designed for resident access. Residents are asked to visit to their local hardware store to buy sand or salt as required. “We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause, however safety is our top priority,” comments Bryan Robinson, Director of Public Works.

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West St. Development

Front St. residents in Bobcaygeon are enraged that their buffer of trees has been removed, giving them a view that they never expected -- a bare field. The clear cutting of the land has also enraged many in the village who have come to know this area as a wetland teeming with life. Unfortunately, the City doesn’t have a tree-cutting bylaw but City staff tried to get the developer to enter into a pre-servicing agreement that would have seen a more selective tree removal plan. The developer, however, wanted to avoid prohibition during the spring bird-breeding season in order to start servicing the land so they went ahead and cleared the land. According to Kawartha Conservation, “The vast majority of the development lands currently being cleared do not fall within Kawartha Conservation’s jurisdiction under the Conservation Authorities Act and O. Reg. 182/06.  However, two areas on the property were identified to the owner as requiring a permit from this office prior to land clearing activities taking place.” The areas not to be cleared without a permit are 120m of the “cattail mineral shallow marsh” wetland and the other one within 15m of the watercourse located in the northeast portion of the property. KRCA has asked the developer to stop further clearing until they can assess whether clearing has taken place around the two wetlands, until permits can be issued. During the winter months, it is difficult to assess these areas because of the snow. So KRCA will further assess once the snow is gone. If it is found that clearing around the wetlands has been violated, then KRCA may require a new EIS (environmental impact study) to be completed. The last EIS was done seven years ago. Kawartha Conservation provides review and commenting services to the City of Kawartha Lakes for applications made under the Planning Act, including Draft Plans of Subdivision. The City of Kawartha Lakes will require the applicant to obtain clearance from Kawartha Conservation for various draft plan conditions prior to the final subdivision plan approval. While the development is not within the flood hazard for Sturgeon Lake, storm water

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management does need to be addressed prior to any approvals for development The developer, Best Homes from Markham, has draft plan approval dating back many years to move ahead with construction, once all conditions have been met. The development will eventually top out at about 225 homes. Best Homes is planning a public open house on February 14 at the Bobcaygeon Service Centre between 6:30 and 8:30. Local residents are also having a town meeting on February 9 at 7pm at the Bobcaygeon Service Centre.

SPLASH PAD IN FENELON’S FUTURE?

Could there be a splash pad in the future for Fenelon Falls? At the January 24 meeting, Council received a report from Craig Shanks, Director of Community Services requesting Council’s endorsement, in principle, for the possible splash pad at the Garnet Graham Park site in Fenelon Falls. At the community level, the project is being spearheaded by the Fenelon Falls Rotary Club and the Fenelon Falls Powerlinks Committee. Currently, the City of Kawartha Lakes has two splash pad facilities – one in Lindsay in Elgin Park and the other in Tommy Anderson Park in Bobcaygeon. The Fenelon Falls committee is looking to develop

their project in much the same manner as that of the Bobcaygeon Splash Pad, led by a local volunteer group and partnering with the City by fundraising for the required capital costs (approximately $150,000). Council gave their green light to continue the investigations into the project. Next steps include staff working with local volunteers to review the selected site, create a design, review the required capital costs and the future operational costs as well. When that process is complete, a staff report will be prepared for Council to request endorsement of the actual installation and support from Council for inclusion of the costs into a future operating budget.

Minaajim Live

If you’ve enjoyed Minaajim: Good Stories from Curve Lake over the past 18 months in The Kawartha Promoter, here’s your chance to hear directly from its authors. On Monday, February 13, the Truth and Reconciliation chapter in Bobcaygeon is hosting elder Doug Williams and Julie Kapyrka at the Bobcaygeon Library. Doug and Julie will tell some of these stories and answer questions. Doug’s stories have brought to life the people and places in and around Curve Lake First Nation. “His teachings about the land and its spirits have been enriching for readers,” says Max Miller, publisher of The Kawartha Promoter. The event takes place at 2 p.m.

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Community Incentive Award Winners

Kawarthas Northumberland has announced the winning entries to the Trail Towns Workshop 2017 Community Incentive Award submissions. Not-forprofit organizations were invited to submit projects aimed at pursuing trail town related experiential tourism development initiatives associated with the Trent-Severn Waterway following a November 29th workshop. The winning entries demonstrate a high level of community-driven initiatives which exhibit support and participation from local community leadership, trail development  organizations, Parks Canada, and economic/tourism organizations and municipalities. First Place – $5,000 Award: The Canadian Canoe Museum for their Peterborough Canoe Heritage and Tradition Experience. Three interactive and engaging components to inform and celebrate the canoe building history and tradition in Peterborough and the surrounding area. Second Place – $2,500 Award: Impact 32 in Bobcaygeon for their Bike Share Station. The project includes the implementation of a Bike Share Station at Lock 32 in Bobcaygeon for use during the tourist season. Third Place (tied) $1,250: Friends of Lock 34 in Fenelon Falls for their Stone Waterfall & Sculpture Garden. The project features redevelopment of

the Lock Station property known as the “Island” specifically for the installation of a stone waterfall and installation of a sculpture on one of the concrete piers located in the canal.

BOBCAYGEON TOWN MEETING

On June 10, Bobcaygeon will be hopping as Unlock the Summer celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday. As part of those celebrations, the Bobcaygeon and Area Chamber of Commerce and the Unlock the Summer committee are planning “Blues on Bolton”, with a special evening performance by one of Canada’s best-loved musical artists, The Legendary Downchild Blues Band. All businesses, residents and merchants are encouraged to attend a Bobcaygeon Town Meeting on Thursday, February 16 to discuss this event and invite other ideas for additional daytime, afternoon and evening events. The organizers are also looking for volunteers to help both before the event and on the day. They’re also looking for any Blues Bands to provide daytime music. The town meeting will take place at the Service Centre on the corner of King and East St. S. (Highway 36) from 6pm to 7pm. Light refreshments will be served.

Bobcaygeon Public School really knows how to show their spirit. Sales of their Spirit Wear has hit record numbers. The Parent Council would like to thank the team at 76 North St. for the design of their logoed apparel that includes a wide range of sweatshirts, t-shirts, sweatpants, hats and more. Even parents got in on the Spirit action! You can help support the school as well by purchasing your BPS apparel at 76 North St. All proceeds go to help pay for school initiatives like nutritional programs, phys ed equipment and outdoor play, school trips and class materials.

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PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE

By Pamela Vanmeer

On January 21, about 700,000 people marched in Washington, DC to peacefully protest the anti-feminist words and actions of US President, Donald Trump. Local journalilst, Pamela Vanmeer, joined those of all races, religions and age. Here’s her story.

journalist, I had to cover it. On January 20th just before 10pm, hundreds of Canadian women boarded buses to head into the US for the march. We were told to discard our signs and placards as they could not be taken across the border. So we put all our signs of free speech safely in the trash. Word also trickled back that some were being denied entry into the US if they told customs agents they were going to the Women’s March. At that time, I thought to myself, “this can’t be true, what happened to freedom of speech?” In that instant I knew things had changed. After driving all night, we made it to Washington. What we saw was inspiring. As far as the eye could see there were people -- of all ages, races and sexual orientation, united for one purpose -- Women’s Rights. The feeling emanating from the centre of the group was electric – it felt like 700,000 hearts beating as one, the crowd moving in unison. As I stood in the middle of almost one million people I thought about my mother and grandmothers and all they had done in the past that helped pave the way for women like me to follow my dreams. And I knew that this march was meant to make sure the rocky road to the future was paved smooth for my daughter and granddaughter to do the same. To find out more and see a video, go to vanmeerfreepress.com or thepromoter.ca.

I grew up in a sleepy little town called Burnt River; population, about 200 including cats and dogs. When I was a little girl, the main influences on my life were my mother and father and my two grandmothers. The women in my life were trailblazers when it comes to equality for women and women’s rights and they didn’t even know it at the time. As a young woman with three children, my mother made a brave decision to go back to school to become a teacher. My grandma Gladys, also a AGENT teacher, was widowed and left to raise six young kids on her own. Grandma Marg ran the family gas station in the 50’s, pumping gas and serving customers while GENT caring for her five children. Because of the influences of these amazing women in my life I have always felt that the sky was the limit. I neverY felt that ears I couldn’t do something just 30 because I was a woman. So when President Donald Trump took office and women decided to take to the of Washington to protest him, I knew, as a 0streets Y ears

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WINTER OUTDOOR FUN

With plenty of fresh snow on the ground, now is a great time to enjoy skiing, snowshoeing, bird watching, hiking and more at Ken Reid Conservation Area. The 272-acre property boasts 15 trails including the 2.4 km Woodland Loop, 1.2 km Escarpment Trail, 2.7 km Point Trail, and several smaller trails of 200 to 400 meters in length. Tips • Wear several thinner layers rather than one heavy layer – you may start out cold, but you’ll soon heat up with this activity. • Take a bottle of water and a snack. • Be prepared for a change in the weather. You can find out more information at www. kawarthaconservation.com.

Family Day in our area

Although celebrated across the Country, Heritage Day (known as Family Day) is a relatively new holiday tradition in Ontario. During the Ontario provincial election in 2007, then Premier Dalton McGuinty promised he would establish a provincial holiday in February. The Government established Family Day to help us get through the holiday-free winter months. What is now called Family Day is not a statutory holiday; many workers are often made to choose between this day off or the popular Civic Holiday in August. The idea is to get out and enjoy activities with your family – turn off the computers, ipads, cellphones and spend time with your family! Some of the activities in the region: At the Buckhorn Community Centre, they’ll be celebrating Heritage Day with events for the whole family on Saturday, February 18. Make sure you dress for the weather as activities are going on indoors and outdoors.For more information, check out their ad on Page 7. Impact 32 presents Family FrostFest from noon 3 p.m. at the Gazebo at Lock 32 in Bobcaygeon from February 18 to February 20. There will be a snow sculpture contest and fun for everyone at the park at Lock 32. Or just come to admire the work in progress and sip a delicious hot chocolate. Be sure to vote for your favourite snow sculpture Monday, February 20: • The City of Kawartha Lakes presents free family skating at arenas and community centres. Check http://www.city.kawarthalakes.on.ca/residents/ parks-recreation-culture • Family Day celebrations from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cavendish Community Centre. • All Kawartha Lakes Public Library branches will be open with special programs at several of them. • Winterlude 2017 at Gamiing Nature Centre: Kicksledding, snowshoeing, tobogganing, trail bingo, warm refreshments. Admission by donation.

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Free Family Ice Fishing Weekend

By Rick Daniels, Chemong Lake Fishing Charters

The Ministry of Natural Resources is hosting a free family ice fishing weekend from February 18 to 20, for those lakes where ice fishing is allowed. The purpose of this free weekend is to introduce families to ice fishing. You don’t need a fishing licence, but conservation limits apply. There are limits on what species and the number and size of fish that may be kept. It is best to check out the MNRF website for the area you intend to fish. Here are some of the items you’ll need to be an ice fisher-person: The beauty of this type of fishing is the economical way it can be achieved. You can simply use a stick with two nails knocked in about 12” apart to wrap enough line to reach the bottom, a small jig tied on the end and a pail of minnows or worms. Or you could purchase a “Tip Up”. This is like a spring-loaded fishing rod that will tip up a flag to let you know there is a fish attached - hopefully. Some tip ups even come with a sail apparatus that will jig the line up and down with a slight breeze. You are allowed 2 lines per person when ice fishing, so jigging with one line and an active tip up as back up is a good combo. The rule of thumb is to drop your line to the bottom, raise it a foot, then slowly jig with a minnow. You’ll need to make a hole in the ice. That will take either an ice auger with sharp blades or, in some cases if the ice is thick, someone with a chain saw. If you don’t have an auger and are adventurous, you can bring a small axe and boondoggle someone else’s old hole. This will only work in mild weather where the existing hole has only frozen down a few inches. If it is really cold and the hole is frozen down a few feet, it won’t work. An old ladle to keep the fishing hole ice free will help. The same spots that produced well in open water should do the same on ice and a hand-held marine GPS pays dividends here. The GPS will allow you to see the structure and depth of the lake. Safety is paramount while ice fishing. Keep an eye out for existing holes that may only have a thin layer of ice. You probably won’t die if you step in one up to your butt, but it is a very unpleasant walk back to the car. Unless you have an ice hut, there is no wind block or shelter in the middle of the lake, so over dress for the occasion in layers. You can always peel off clothing but you can’t put back on what you don’t have. You can find out more at www.kawarthafishing. com.


The Coby-Norland Saturday, February 25, 2017 free!

Family Fun Activities

Saturday Night Party

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WHERE: Coboconk Train Station WHEN: 1:00pm to 3:30pm Snowball Toss Home-made Toboggan Parade Snowman Building Competition Snow Baseball Chainsaw Carving Demo by local artist Chili Cook Off

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Bake Sale

at the Norland Arena Live Music and Dancing featuring the popular local band ‘The Kents’! Admission $5

Licensed Event

Pre-Sale Tickets available now by contacting Jennifer at the Chamber office: 705-454-1110 or chamber@coboconknorland.ca

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Bobcaygeon’s Prestigious

Awards of Excellence

Nomination Form

Employee Achievement Award

Purpose: To recognize an employee who has gone beyond job expectations to promote Bobcaygeon and area and provided both residents and visitors with a positive experience in our village. Eligibility: The nominee can be any one (1) person who is an employee of a business located in Bobcaygeon and area. A person who has won this award in the past three (3) years is not eligible to be nominated.

Tourism Achievement Award

Purpose: To recognize a business or event which has attracted tourists to Bobcaygeon and area through their service. Eligibility: The nominee can be any one (1) person, business or organization which has an interest in or connection to Bobcaygeon and area. A person, business or organization who has won this award in the past three (3) years is not eligible to be nominated. I nominate: >>

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Hospitality Award Not for Profit Achievement Award

Purpose: To recognize a group or organization that has, through their volunteer effort, had a positive impact on the Bobcaygeon and area community. Eligibility: The nominee can be any group or organization which has an interest in, or connection to Bobcaygeon and area. A group or organization who has won this award in the past three (3) years is not eligible to be nominated. I nominate: >>

Business Achievement Award

Purpose: To recognize a business which has, through their efforts, had a positive impact on the Bobcaygeon and area community. Eligibility: The nominee can be any business which has an interest in, or connection to Bobcaygeon and area. A business which has won this award in the past three (3) years is not eligible to be nominated. I nominate: >>

Citizen of the Year Award

Purpose: To recognize a person who has given of their time, talent, or ability to enhance the lives of both residents and visitors to Bobcaygeon and area Eligibility: The nominee can be any one (1) person who has an interest in, or connection to Bobcaygeon and area. A person who has won this award in the past three (3) years is not eligible to be nominated. I nominate: >>

New Business Achievement Award Purpose: To recognize a new business that has had a positive impact in Bobcaygeon and Area. Eligibility: The nominee can be any business, in operation for three (3) years or less, that has an interest in, or connection to Bobcaygeon and area. New ownership of an existing business will be considered a New Business. I nominate: >>

2017 Awards of Excellence Ceremony & Banquet Saturday, April 29th, 2017. Lakeview Arts Barn. Call Chamber Office for Ticket Information.

Purpose: To recognize an accommodation facility that has shown a high level of service to their customers while promoting other businesses in Bobcaygeon and area. Eligibility: This award is open to any accommodation facility which provides overnight lodging for tourists in Bobcaygeon and area, including but not limited to, hotels, motels, B&B, cottage rentals, campgrounds, trailer parks, houseboat rentals. The nominee can be any accommodation facility which has an interest in, or connection to Bobcaygeon and area. An accommodation facility which has won this award in the past three (3) years is not eligible to be nominated. I nominate: >>

Creative Arts Achievement Award

Purpose: To recognize a person who has promoted the Creative Arts in Bobcaygeon and area. Eligibility: This award is open to any one (1) person participating in or promoting Creative Arts including, but not limited to Dance, Music, Visual Arts, Writing, Crafts, and Drama. The nominee can be any person who has an interest in, or connection to Bobcaygeon and area. A person who has won this award in the past three (3) years is not eligible to be nominated. I nominate: >>

Deadline Monday, March 13, 2017. Submit to the Chamber Office. Please note the criteria category in order to best fit your nomination. Written explanations to be submitted with nomination. Contact the chamber for nomination procedures

Nomination(s) by Name: Date: Signature: Telephone #: Bobcaygeon & Area Chamber of Commerce 21 Canal St. P.O. Box 388 Bobcaygeon ON K0M 1A0 Tel: 705-738-2202 Fax: 705-738-1534

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It’s Easy Being Green By Julia Taylor

The Mysterious Produce Bag

It was a nice summer evening and I was feeling good. I had remembered to bring my reusable cloth grocery bags to the grocery store. After hearing all about the big switch to charge for plastic grocery bags and the environmental consequences of using them, I purchased some cloth ones a month or so before at the check out. I’d used them that day to take my food home. Then I forgot them for the last 3 grocery trips, but not today! I finally remembered! This trip, the first thing I did was stroll through the produce section and reach for a .... plastic bag?!! Isn’t this plastic produce bag the same as a plastic grocery bag? I gazed at the bags in wonder thinking about the possibilities of the bag being compostable but I was confused. Well, maybe I didn’t have to use the plastic produce bag after all. Almost everything on my list was grown with its own carrying case, like bananas, avocados, melon, and pineapple. I managed to get my whole order without a single plastic bag, even for the items I was buying multiples of, like tomatoes and peppers. I was just going to wash them when I got home anyway. My first successful plastic-bag-free grocery shop -- Plastic bag companies 0: Me 1: Planet 1.

Scotts Helps The Community Garden Grow

If you are or know of a recognized charitable organization or non-profit group committed to establishing or expanding a community-based garden, green space or pollinator habitat in Canada, there’s a grant program for you! Scotts Canada Limited proudly announces the opening of its GRO1000 Grassroots Grants award program for 2017. The Grassroots Grants program,

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now in its seventh year, provides support to not-forprofit organizations to better their neighborhoods through the development of community-based gardens and greenspaces. Grassroots Grants, which range from $500 to $1,500, will be awarded to selected projects across Canada. GRO1000 supports all types of community-driven greenspace projects and places priority on programs that heavily involve youth. The benefits that gardens provide to a community and its residents are significant, and even more so for children. Applications for the 2017 GRO1000 Grassroots Grants will be accepted online until 11:59 p.m. on February 20, 2017. GRO1000 Grassroots Grants will be awarded as a combination of cash and in-kind product donation. Projects must be completed in 2017. For further details, visit scottsmiraclegro.com/ responsibility/gro1000/scotts-canada/. Questions can also be directed to GiveBackToGro@scotts. com.

New Chair at Kawartha Conservation

Brock Township Regional Councillor Ted Smith was elected Chair of the Kawartha Conservation Board of Directors during the first meeting of 2017. Councillor Smith had previously served as vicechair of the Board. “I have been a member of the Kawartha Conservation Board of Directors for six years and have always admired and appreciated the good work that is done throughout our watershed,” said Coun. Smith. “There are a lot of challenges ahead of us and a lot of important work that will be happening, which I look forward to championing as we move forward.” Municipality of Trent Lakes Councillor Peter Raymond was nominated and subsequently acclaimed as vice-chair of the Kawartha Conservation Board of Directors. Returning to the Board for 2017 is Ron Hooper (Municipality of Clarington), Don Kett (Township of Scugog), Pat Dunn (City of Kawartha Lakes), Gord Miller (City of Kawartha Lakes), Tom Rowett (Township of Scugog) and Jordan Landry (Township of Cavan Monaghan). Newly appointed member Isaac Breadner replaces outgoing member, and pastchair Heather Stauble, as the City of Kawartha Lakes’ third representative on the Board of Directors.


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Symbols of Love

So what’s it going to be? Will you choose flowers, chocolate or a sappy card to profess your love on Valentine’s Day? Let’s take a step into the way-back machine to get to the origins of these three symbols of love. Flowers, in particular roses, are one of the most popular icons of Valentine’s Day. It is believed that Venus, the Goddess of Love was partial to the rose, making it an obvious choice. According to Statistics Brain, in 2016, about 198 million roses were purchased for February 14 in the U.S. Another fact: Men purchase about 73 percent of those roses sold in the U.S. every year. On February 14, 1415, while imprisoned in the Tower of London, Charles the Duke of Orleans penned a poem for his wife. That was said to be the origin of the Valentine’s Day card, now the most popular way to show your love. In 2016, according to Statistics Brain, 180 million cards were shared in the U.S. How about a little sweet for your sweet? The connection between chocolate and love is credited, by some, to the Aztecs back in the 16th century. It seems their ruler, Montezuma, noticed his ability to “please the ladies” was enhanced after he drank cocoa. There’s one way to look at it. For those more science-minded, it’s actually because chocolate contains phenylethylamine, an

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endorphin that provides energy and creates feelings of joy, happiness and euphoria. In 2016, according to some statistics, 58 million pounds of chocolate will be purchased during the week of Valentine’s Day. However you show your love, make it personal. It’s not always about what you can buy, but what you can give from the heart.

Don’t Forget The Pet

Did you know that Americans spend more than $700 million on Valentine’s Day for their pets? What would you get to show your companion how much they mean to you? Here are some of the top pet gifts: • Valentine’s Day themed dog collar • Heart-shaped treats • Costumes • Hair bows • Catnip Whatever you give, remember, chocolate is definitely not a good thing to give to Fido or Fluffy!

GIVING BACK FOR VALENTINE’S DAY

Show your love on Valentine’s Day by giving to a worthy cause! BOB-FM is once again partnering with Kawartha Lakes Food Source to co-host the 6th annual Kawartha Lakes Food Source Valentine’s Day Radio Auction. Many terrific items will be sold during the live and on-line bid auction on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, February 14, 2017 from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Over $5,000 in items will be up for bidding including Hockey Night in Ottawa with 2 tickets to the Ottawa Senators, Hockey Night in Toronto with 2 tickets to the Toronto Maple Leafs, one night accommodation at Eganridge Resort, dinner tickets, theatre tickets, a variety of gift certificates, home décor and other great items. More than 60 local businesses have been extremely generous in donating these great items and services. Tune in to BOB’s Breakfast on February 14th from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and phone 705-324-9100 to bid. Guest interviews during the morning show will feature Mayor Andy Letham and representatives from the Women’s Resource Centre and our local O.P.P. The bidding then continues online from 10am to 4pm.


Proceeds from the 2017 Valentine’s Day Radio Auction will go to support Kawartha Lakes Food Source and its continued work toward fighting food insecurity in the City of Kawartha Lakes. You can check out the items up for auction, and bid on February 14, at http://auctions.weblite.ca/ klfsra.

THE TIME MACHINE OF LOVE

Let’s step back into the time machine of love and dig into the icons of our favourite emotion. Cupid and Eros In Roman mythology, Cupid (Latin cupido, meaning “desire”) is the god of desire, affection and erotic love. He is often portrayed as the son of the goddess Venus, with a father rarely mentioned. His Greek counterpart is Eros. Cupid is also known in Latin as Amor (“Love”). The Amores (plural) or amorini in the later terminology of art history are the equivalent of the Greek Erotes. Although Eros appears in Classical Greek art as a slender winged youth, during the Hellenistic period he was increasingly portrayed as a chubby boy. During this time, his iconography acquired the bow and arrow that remain a distinguishing attribute; a person, or even a deity, who is shot by Cupid’s arrow is filled with uncontrollable desire. The Roman Cupid retains these characteristics, which continue in the depiction of multiple cupids in both Roman art and the later classical tradition of Western art. Cupid was a continuously popular figure in the Middle Ages, when under Christian influence he often had a dual nature as Heavenly and Earthly love, and in the Renaissance, when a renewed interest in classical philosophy endowed him with complex allegorical meanings. In contemporary popular culture, Cupid is shown shooting his bow to inspire romantic love, often as an icon of Valentine’s Day.

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SET THE MOOD

By Deb Crossen

Again, we’re here to help you set the mood for your romantic evening. Here are my top 10 songs: • I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston • Just The Way You Are by Billy Joel • Your Song by Elton John • I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing by Aerosmith • I Just Can’t Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson • Always by Bon Jovi • All of Me by John Legend • God Only Knows by The Beach Boys • At Last by Etta James • Unchained Melody by the Righteous Brothers

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BE SAFE ON THE ICE

Twice in the last week, the OPP have been called out to area lakes to look for missing snowmobilers. Unfortunately, in both cases, members of the Underwater Search and Recovery Unit were called in to find the bodies of the men were found under the ice. At the launch of the Ontario Safe Snowmobiling Week last month, OPP Deputy Commissioner Brad Blair, Provincial Commander, Traffic Safety and Operational Support, said “We are seeing far too many snowmobilers riding on unsafe ice again this year and our fatalities this season speak volumes about how dangerous this is. Safe snowmobiling starts with choosing safe, reliable terrain to ride on. The OFSC does an outstanding job of providing a safe trail system and we want to see snowmobilers using them.” Blair reminds sledders that “no ice is completely safe. If you choose to cross anyway, you can reduce the personal risk you are accepting. Always cross in good visibility conditions and try to follow a stake line and/or previously beaten track. Never cross alone. Keep a sharp eye out for ice heaves and ice roads.” The best plans will have you

ST Patrick’s Day Dance At The Omemee Legion PERFORMING

STICKS & TONES

Saturday March 11, 2017 Doors Open at 8:00 pm Party Till 1:00 am

prepared in the event that an incident occurs. You can help ensure your personal safety with preparations like filing a ride plan before leaving home, carrying a reliable communications device and a personal tracking unit, always riding with an emergency/ survival kit and packing spare parts and a tow rope. The OPP is committed to saving lives on Ontario’s highways, trails and waterways through the reduction of preventable injury and death. Initiatives are developed and delivered through the OPP Provincial Traffic Safety Program.

Classic Film Series

Kawartha Lakes Public Library presents a new Classic Film Series at its Coboconk and Lindsay branch locations. Films at the Lindsay branch will be shown in the Meeting Room. Coboconk Classic Film Series: Thursday February 16 • 1pm: On The Waterfront • 3pm: Around The World in 80 Days Thursday March 16 • 1pm: Casablanca • 3pm: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Thursday April 20 • 1pm: Ben Hur • 3pm: Dial M for Murder Thursday May 18 • 1pm: Cleopatra • 3pm: The Maltese Falcon Thursday June 15 • 1pm: The Wizard of Oz • 3pm: Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines Lindsay Classic Film Series: Tuesday February 21 • 2pm: All About Eve Tuesday March 14 • 2pm: Roman Holiday Tuesday April 18 • 2pm: How Green Was My Valley

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Tuesday May 16 • 2pm: The Philadephia Story Tuesday June 20 • 2pm: An American in Paris For more information view the calendar of events on the Library’s website at www. kawarthalibrary.ca or contact your library branch Lindsay 705324-5632, Coboconk 705-3249411 extension 3504.

COPYRIGHT 101

The Kawartha Lakes Arts Council (KLAC) invites all those involved in the creative arts to Copyright 101. Certified Special Events Professional Penni Holdham will speak about the importance of understanding your rights and responsibilities when working with creative property. Penni is the award-winning owner-operator of The Display Connection and will be sharing her expertise on what we should all know about protecting our own creative property as well as how to respect and protect the creations of others. Penni’s presentation, Copyright 101, will be followed by a question and answer session with copyright expert Angus McNeil L.L.B. of the legal firm Staples and Swain.  Copyright 101 begins at 6pm on Tuesday, February 21 at the Academy Theatre in Lindsay. Cost to attend is $5 for students, $10 for members of KLAC, and $15 for non-members and guests.  This information session is suggested for all writers, visual artists, graphic designers, musicians and composers, actors, producers, film makers, and game designers. Learn what rights are automatically applied when you create something. Find out about copyright infringement. Following the information session will be a special presentation by Debra Soule,

Watch for our annual

CURRY NIGHT! Open seven days a week

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City of Kawartha Lakes Economic Development Officer - Arts, Culture and Heritage Development, about the forthcoming Arts and Heritage Trail. The evening will end with a cash bar Wine and Cheese Social gathering in the Guild Room.

PERFORMERS NEEDED

The City of Kawartha Lakes needs musical performers for several Wednesday evening concert dates between July 2 and August 30 as part of the 2017 Concerts in the Park Series. Interested performers are invited to contact Courtney Boyd, Community Development Coordinator at cboyd@city. kawarthalakes.on.ca or by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1306. Performance dates are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Seventeen concerts are planned at Frank Banks Gazebo in Victoria Park in downtown Lindsay this summer. Concerts are scheduled to take place on Wednesday evenings from 7pm to 9pm and Sunday afternoons from 2pm to 4pm. The Parks, Recreation & Culture division, in partnership with local bands and sponsors has been providing free concerts in the park for 26 years. These family-oriented concerts provide an opportunity for individuals to meet, interact and develop community spirit while supporting local musical talent.

TO BUS OR NOT TO BUS?

Ah, winter. A time for making snowmen, enjoying skiing, snowmobiling and skating and warming yourself in front of a roaring fireplace with a cup of hot cocoa. But winter also brings some tough decisions, especially for the Trillium Lakelands District School Board -- when to cancel school buses. So far this year, there have been a number of “snow days”

because of the weather. But how does the Board decide to cancel buses? We went to their website, www.tldsb.ca for that information. The decision to cancel buses is made in conjunction with bus operators as soon as road conditions are known in the morning, sometimes as early as 6 a.m. Decisions are made for each area of the School Board independently, as weather conditions vary. For the purpose of cancelling transportation the District is divided into three areas: Haliburton County, the

District of Muskoka, and the City of Kawartha Lakes. If buses are cancelled in the morning, they will not run in the afternoon. Therefore, if you drive your child to school on a bus cancellation day, you must also pick up your child. Parents can subscribe to get an email alerting them to school bus cancellations at www. mybustoschool.ca. There’s a great video online at www.tldsb. ca/parents/bus-information. You can also follow them on facebook and twitter.

Career Fair and Community Information

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 12:30 - 4:30 Lakefield Royal Canadian Legion

10 Nicholls St., Lakefield

FREE event for job seekers of all ages, employers and community agencies.

• Job Openings • Job Search Support • Local Services • Community Information Contact Debbie at: 705-740-2577 ext: 5212 or dayotte@agilec.ca Check out our website for updates on the event at: http://www.communityerp.ca/ go to Calendar of Events

Event organizers: City & County of Peterborough, Agilec, Municipality of Trent Lakes, Township of Selwyn Neither the City or County of Peterborough, or their community partners endorse any particular business, nor do we give any guarantee concerning any employment opportunity which may be presented.

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New Twist To Old CRA Scam

As tax season quickly approaches, so too will the increase in cold calls from offshore fraudsters who pose as Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) agents in an attempt to defraud people of their hard earned money. This year the RCMP is warning that the scam is already surfacing, with a new twist.   The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre  (CAFC) first warned about the CRA scam in  2014. Initially, the scam involved a call requesting a person send cash to resolve an outstanding tax- or immigrationrelated matter. The fraudsters would ask their victims to immediately send money through Western Union or MoneyGram, send direct deposits or use pre-paid credit cards, or they would risk being arrested by the Police.   Now, the fraudsters are contacting their former victims by email. “The fraudsters have changed their script in an attempt to re-engage victims in a ‘fraud refund scam,’” RCMP  Sgt. Penny Hermann wrote in an email to CBC News. The fraudsters’ emails include a promise to pay back most of the money that the victim lost, as long as the victim agrees to make an administrative payment of five percent of

the original amount that was lost, the RCMP said. Although the reports of the new scam have not yet been received in Kawartha Lakes, police are certain that as we get closer to tax season, the scam will make its way into our area. People need to be aware that the scripts for these types of fraud change as the fraudsters try to adapt to public awareness of their crimes. Please be vigilant when you receive calls or emails from people posing as representatives of the CRA. Remember…there is no urgency to provide private information or to pay up. Take the time to contact police or the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/ index-eng.htm and confirm the validity of the call or email.

NATURAL GAS EXPANSION

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MUSIC TO THEIR EARS

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Horoscopes

Feb. 10 to Feb. 23 Melodie McCullough

Aquarius (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19) Lucky you, Aquarius. Everything is coming up roses – and it’s only February. Things are really looking good in the weeks ahead for you, so count your blessings, and make it all worthwhile. Pisces (Feb. 20 to March 20) You can’t expect everything – at work, at home – to run smoothly 24 hours a day. But, at the same time, you can’t fix everything. Let some things go. Lighten up and cool down. Aries (March 21 to April 20) How is your job going, Aries? Do you truly enjoy the work you do? Not everyone is blessed to have a job they find rewarding, but you can try to find SOMETHING in it that makes you day enjoyable. One small thing can make the world of difference. Taurus (April 21 to May 21) “It will never rain roses. When we want to have more roses, we must plant more trees.”: George Eliot. This is good advice, Taurus. We can’t sit back and hope everything will work out. We have to get up and get moving and make it happen ourselves. Gemini (May 22 to June 22) Is there an “enemy” who is “out there”? Whether it is a real person or an imagery burden, stand up to it, Gemini. Make sure YOU are in control. Cancer (June 23 to July 23) The dullness of this January has been depressing. Let’s hope February is

brighter. If you find yourself low in spirits, make sure you ask for help. Everyone needs an extra shoulder, now and then. Leo (July 24 to Aug. 23) There’s been a change in the air, dear Leo. Whether it is a breath of freshness or a turbulent wind is hard to say. Time will tell. Remember, though, that YOU can make a difference! Virgo (Aug. 24 to Sept. 23) Escape! Let’s hear it for getting away from it all! Take a vacation to a sunny land , or go for a walk in the snowy woods. It’s your choice, Virgo – just make it happen. Libra (Sept. 24 to Oct. 23) Love hurts. Especially at Valentine’s Day, love can ache. Do not despair – there are violets under the snow. Scorpio (Oct. 24 to Nov. 22) Money is on your mind. That’s okay, but don’t let it TAKE OVER your mind. Make sure you can think clearly regarding any financial transactions or decisions, and don’t let ‘worry’ make those decisions for you. Sagittarius (Nov. 23 to Dec. 21) We can’t hide, dear Sag. We can’t hide from the hurt inside. It so often ends up with us hurting the ones we love. Fight back! It doesn’t have to be this way. Make a conscious effort to change things – now. Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan 20) Often we need to remember: When someone is nasty or treats you poorly, don’t take it personally. It says nothing about you but a lot about them. Hold these words dear to your heart, Capricorn.

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BMO SAYS RRSP CONTRIBUTIONS UP

The results of the annual BMO RRSP Study reveal that while fewer Canadians plan to contribute to their RRSPs this year, the average amount contributed has increased. The national study, completed in December of 2016, shows that the average contribution has gone up from $3,984 to $5,088. The study also examined why many Canadians are not planning to make a contribution to an RRSP this year: • Not having enough money to make a contribution (42 percent) • Having other expenses that take precedence (28 percent) • Other investment options that take priority over contributing to an RRSP (10 percent) Top reasons driving Canadians to make retirement saving a priority this year include: • Having enough to get by in retirement (40 percent) • Receiving a tax refund (39 percent) • Having enough to achieve their ideal retirement lifestyle (35 percent) The deadline for RRSP contributions is March 1. RRSPs – WHY? We asked the experts to give us a few reasons why contributing to an RRSP is a good financial strategy. Here’s what we found out:

1. Contributions are tax deductible: You claim your RRSP contribution as a deduction on your tax return. For example, if you’re in the top tax bracket in Ontario, every $1,000 you contribute reduces the tax you pay by approximately $535. And if your income is lower in a year, you can carry forward the deduction for your contribution to a future year when your income may be higher. That way, your tax savings are greater when you’re in a higher tax bracket. 2. S avings grow tax free: You won’t pay any tax on investment earnings as long as they stay in your RRSP. This tax-free compounding allows your savings to grow faster. 3. You can convert your RRSP to get regular payments when you retire: You can transfer your RRSP savings tax free into a RRIF or an annuity when you retire. You’ll pay tax on the regular payments you receive each year — but if you’re in a lower tax bracket in retirement, you’ll pay less tax. 4. A spousal RRSP can reduce your combined tax burden: If you earn more money than your spouse, you can help build their tax-free savings by contributing to a spousal RRSP. Retirement income will then be split more equally between the two of you — which may reduce the total amount of tax you pay.

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Curling Through the Years

On Saturday, January 7, the Fenelon Falls Curling Club took a step back into 1867 at their Ladies New Year’s Bonspiel. Dressed in long flowing period costume, the ladies prepared a hardy “Canadian” style lunch. The singing waiters, aka: Fisherman, Lumberjack, Miner and Farmer were dressed in appropriate costume to present their own songs. Congratulations to the Fenelon Falls Team Gail Allman, Kate Baxendale, Cheryl Medhurst and Leeanne Bingham dressed as 1967 who won against competitors from Bobcaygeon, Brampton, Dixie, Lindsay, Newmarket, Oakwood and Orangeville. The committee would like to thank all the sponsors, organizers and volunteers who helped make the event a success and fun for all.

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were 16 teams from as far away as Ottawa. The day was made special by the attendance of two of Anne’s granddaughters, Amanda and Vicki. My Favourite Things was once again the event Sponsor, with Lorraine Huinink, the owner on hand to help pass out the hardware to the winners. Over lunch, the curlers were entertained with a fashion show of the way curlers dressed in the last six decades. The show was topped with Jackie Spencer’s rendition of Anne McIntosh herself. Thanks go out to the many volunteers (bar, kitchen, men servers and committee members) who helped make this day a success. Also thanks to Wayne for doing the ice. • 1st place from the Peterborough Curling Club: Lisa Kannakko, Pearl Dixon, Debbie Pollock, Mary Ellen Bannon • 2nd place from King Curling Club: Kathleen Gorsline, Marnie Deathe, Linda Mackie, Heather Routledge • 3rd place from Bobcaygeon Curling Club: Marlene Henry, Laura Ferguson, Diane Hamer, Jan Warwick • 4th place from Peterborough Golf and Country Curling Club: Carol Corner, Angie Best, Patti Spink, Jane Wilkins • 5th place from Barrie Curling Club: Diane Thurlow, Sue Maw, Sandra Morrison, Sharon Cripps

GLOBUS THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2017 SEASON

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Health & Wellness Feeding the 5 Senses Part II: Mouth

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Mouth – we become what we eat. Are you thriving or surviving? We may not even know until we take a good look into ourselves and our environment. Addressing your desire to thrive and increase life force through your entire journey is through optimal nutrition. What is optimal nutrition? It is eating the densest, nutrient-rich foods that are absorbed by your body so that it can repair, build and optimize your DNA expression. The most nutritious foods are raw, living sprouts, sea vegetables, vegetables and fruits. This is considered the core and basis of a plant-based nutritional eating plan. These foodstuffs are alive, teeming with vitamins, minerals, enzymes, oxygen, chlorophyll (the greens), amino acids (pre-digested proteins), naturally occurring hormones and life force. Animal products, albeit acceptable and needed by some, should remain the minor portion of your daily intake of macro nutrients (proteins, carbs, fats). Animal-based products take up a lot of energy resources to break down and utilize in the body, whereas plant-based living foods are in a easily digestible state. Processed, packaged products, trans fats, GMO products, and sugar ultimately need to be removed from your dietary intake altogether to bolster your immune system and repair of your body. These products are not natural to our human bodies. They have to be assimilated as best as they can, leading to DNA damage, and extra body burden and work to be done by your liver. Sugar is known to be as addictive as heroin as seen in scans of the brain. It wreaks havoc on your health, depressing your immune system and inviting pathogenic and mutagenic processes to occur in your body.

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The inner ear contains the “cochlea,” which produces nerve impulses that are transmitted via the auditory nerve to the brain, as well as the “vestibular system,” a collection of structures that provides the body with a sense of balance and spatial awareness. These structures include three semicircular canals that are lined with sensory hair cells that continually detect the head’s position by virtue of tiny calcium carbonate crystals (“otoliths”), which help sense the body’s orientation. The trouble is that these crystals can become dislodged to the point where their momentum in the canals may give a false sense of movement even after the head stops moving. The resultant “benign paroxysmal positional vertigo” (BPPV) produces dizziness and a loss of equilibrium. Although BPPV can be bothersome, it’s rarely serious except when it increases the chance of falls. You can receive effective treatment for BPPV during a doctor’s office visit. To schedule a hearing test please give us a call. We offer a full range of services including complete hearing assessments, hearing aid sales and service, batteries, earwax removal, and dizziness and balance treatments. P.S. Once diagnosed, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) may be effectively treated using the Epley maneuver, which involves maneuvering the head so that the otoliths move out of the semicircular canals to an open space.

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Temporary Coby Medical Facilities

The City of Kawartha Lakes has placed portable building units in the parking lot of the existing medical centre at Grandy Road in Coboconk. This is to provide temporary medical facilities. Staff are reviewing the options for a permanent building space for the medical centre in the future. The units have been placed to provide convenient public access while leaving as many parking spaces as possible. Finishing touches are being made on the temporary building to accommodate the doctor’s office. This includes making the facility wheelchair accessible by including ramp access and automatic door openers. The temporary building will also provide a limited amount of separate storage for community groups that had space in the existing building. Those groups include the Historical Society, Lions Club and Horticultural Society. The temporary building will not provide space for the dental clinic. This service provider will determine their future location as the City explores a possible permanent solution for a new medical centre. The proposed relocation schedule, which is subject to change, is as follows: • Doctor’s office by middle of February • Community groups by end of February • Existing building closed completely by end of February

WAR ON CANCER JUST GOT STRONGER

On February 1, 2017, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) joined forces to increase operational efficiencies and further their impact on all types of cancer for all Canadians. This unprecedented merger allows the new Canadian Cancer Society to accelerate the impact of donor

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dollars on cancer research and vital support services for people living with and affected by cancer. Since its inception in 1986, CBCF has invested over $360 million in breast cancer research, funding more than 1,400 scientific and community grants. CBCF has also made investments in research, education, health promotion, support and information programs. CCS changes lives by working in all areas of cancer. Over the past 30 years, CCS has invested $1.2 billion in research on all cancers – men’s, women’s and children’s – including over $100 million in breast cancer research. Their support programs empower, inform and enhance the quality of life of people living with cancer. Their hope is to continue to make tremendous progress in the fight against cancer.

IMPORTANCE OF CPR

Cardiac arrest can occur at any time. It can occur at any age. It can happen at schools. It can happen at a recreation centre. According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, it happens 40,000 times every year in Canada. That’s once every 13 minutes. Researchers say that the greatest chance of surviving cardiac arrest is when a bystander performs CPR. But, in Canada, fewer than half of cardiac arrest victims get CPR prior to the arrival of paramedics and first responders. Dr. Sheldon Cheskes, medical director at Sunnybrook Centre for Prehospital Medicine in Toronto, says, “Research has shown that compressiononly CPR will improve survival. So don’t worry about the airway; just compress the chest, compress it hard and fast. Whether you do it perfectly or imperfectly, the action of doing something will make a huge difference.” Officials say that learning to use an AED, or Automated External Defibrillator is also extremely important. Throughout our area, Public Access Defibrillators are available at many arenas and community centres. The AED is the second phase – first bystander CPR, and then apply a defibrillator. An AED is extremely simple to use; it’s not something just a doctor can use. A member of the public can use it with minimal education. In the City of Kawartha Lakes, Kawartha Lakes Paramedic Service loans out portable Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) for sanctioned City of Kawartha Lakes events throughout the summer months and beyond. Heart and Stroke Foundation research has


proven that CPR in conjunction with rapid AED application improves sudden cardiac arrest survival by 50%. If you witness a sudden cardiac arrest, start CPR immediately, simultaneously call 911 and apply an AED if it is available. Citizen efforts should not stop until care is transferred to the responding paramedics. Doing something is better than doing nothing at all.

SIGNS OF A STROKE

By Deb Crossen

Please read this article. You might be glad you did. Four years ago, I was in the radio newsroom dark and early. Each morning at about 4 a.m., I would speak to my colleague in another office to review our news stories. When I called him at 4 a.m., he didn’t answer. I called 5 minutes later and, after an anxious wait, heard his voice. But something wasn’t right. He sounded confused … then his speech sounded slurred. I asked if he was okay … he hesitated and said he wasn’t feeling well …. I told him to immediately call 9-1-1. He was alone at the station, about 60 km from where I was. I called the station manager down there and told him about my suspicions. He raced over, just as an ambulance was leaving with my friend. It turns out my friend was having a stroke. He arrived at the hospital in time to save his life. Later that day, when the emotion of the event hit me, I cried in relief. It’s important that we know the signs. And how important it is to take immediate action. Don’t wait “in case it’s not.” Here are a few things to watch for: • Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body. • Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding. • Sudden trouble seeing or blurred vision in one or both eyes. • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination. If you’re unsure, call 9-1-1. Our paramedics are trained to recognize the symptoms. Let them be the decision makers. You can safe a life.

SIGNS OF HEART ATTACK DIFFER FOR WOMEN

Heart disease is the Number 1 killer of women, which is why medical professionals want women to learn the warning signs and symptoms, see a doctor regularly and learn their family history. There are symptoms that women, especially, often brush off as the flu, stress or simply feeling under the weather. These include sweating, pressure in the chest or abdomen, nausea and jaw pain. With today’s stressful lifestyles, it’s not only those in the high-risk groups -- heavy smokers, people with high-stress lifestyles, or those who are excessively overweight – who are at high risk for a heart attack. Watch for these common symptoms: • Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of your chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back. • Pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach. • Shortness of breath, with or without chest discomfort. • Other signs such as breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness. As with men, the most common heart attack symptom in women is chest pain or discomfort. But it’s important to note that women are more likely to experience the other common symptoms, particularly shortness of breath, nausea/vomiting and back or jaw pain. Do not wait to call for help. Dial 9-1-1, make sure to follow the operator’s instructions and get to a hospital right away.

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FERGUSON: Bruce “Fergie” 1939 – 2017 It is with profound sadness that I announce that Bruce passed away peacefully on Friday January 6, 2017 at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Lindsay, with his wife of almost 49 years, Jean (Randall) by his side. Bruce retired in 1998 after having worked with the TB of E for 34 years. Predeceased by his mother, father, brothers David, Bill and Bob and sister Gladys. Left to mourn him are his sisters Eileen, Viola and Bernice, sister-in-law Lorraine (Kemp) and his furry friend Cal. He also had many nieces and nephews of whom he was very proud. It was Bruce’s decision, which I will honour, that there be no formal funeral service. A gathering of friends and family will take place in the summer. Cremation has taken place. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Ross Memorial Hospital, Palliative Care Unit as expressions of sympathy and may be made by contacting THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, MONK CHAPEL, 6 Helen St., Bobcaygeon, at www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or 705-738-3222. In honour of Bruce, I ask that you raise a glass, place a bet on #11 in the 6th race and say a silent prayer thanking God for having him in our lives for as long as we did. I, along with our family and his many friends, old and new, to numerous to mention, will miss him terribly. “If there are no garage sales in heaven, there will be…… soon!” “Gone to the big race track in the sky…”

Local Events This section is only for Local Charitable Events. We do provide Not-for-profit rates for more in-depth advertising Adult Day Programs - Bobcaygeon, Fenelon Falls , Little Britain, Lindsay & Omemee. Call 705-324-7323 FEB 13 & 23 - Sexual Health Clinic 2-4 pm. Confidential access to cervical screening, low-cost birth control, pregnancy testing & sexual health teaching. Testing & treatment of STIs also provided. For info or appointment 1-866-888-4577, ext. 2205. FEB 14 - Food Handler Course, 9am -5pm, Health Unit office, Lindsay. $40 For info or confirm space availability, call the Health Unit at (705) 324-3569. FEB 15 & 22 - ‘Tobacco Talks’ Quit-Smoking Support Program, 4:30 pm, Health Unit office, Lindsay. Dropin or make appointment. For info, call the Health Unit at (705) 324-3569, ext. 2240. FEB 16 - Bobcaygeon Seniors’ Centre Mini Bucks Bid Euchre, 7. $5. For info call Phil at 705-738-6271. FEB 16 - Sexual Health Clinic 4:30 - 6:30pm. Confidential access to cervical screening, low-cost birth control, pregnancy testing & sexual health teaching. Testing & treatment of STIs also provided. For info or appointment 1-866-888-4577, ext. 2205.

FEB 17-Free Zumba Class 7P.M. All ages welcome. Wear comfortable clothing and bring indoor shoes. Dunsford United Church Hall, 1981 Sturgeon Road. FEB 18- Dunsford United Church Youth Group spaghetti dinner fundraiser ,5:30P.M. at the Church Hall, $15pp It is a “Welcome To My World” event, learn more about blindness. RSVP revsharon@xplornet.com or call/text 705 875-8837. FEB 21 & MAR 21 - Friends of the Library book sale downstairs in the Lindsay Library 10 am – 6pm FEB 23 - Bobcaygeon Seniors’ Centre Bus Trip, Casino Rama $5 Bus leaves 8:30, returns at 4. For info call Lorraine at 705-738-4978 FEB 25 & MAR 25 - Friends of the Library book sale downstairs in the Lindsay Library 10:30 am – 4pm MON - Bobcaygeon Senior Centre Mahjong 1 p.m. $3 MON & WED - Pickleball 7 - 9 p.m. Bobcaygeon Public School. $3/person. 1st TUES - Dunsford Seniors Club Pot Luck, noon; 1:30 pm for Euchre. 2nd MON - Lindsay Creative Quilters’ Guild Meetings Cambridge Street United Church, Lindsay 1–3:30pm TUES - “Expanding the World of Literacy After School Program” Kinmount library 4:30 pm. Call 705 488-3199 TUES - amateur photography club that meets alternate Tuesdays, 10 am, Bobcaygeon Library. $2 each for the use of the room. TUES - Omemee Legion Doubles darts @ 8pm. TUES - COFFEE TALK… “Creating a welcoming space for people to form friendships and supportive community.” Fellowship Room, Trinity United 10:30 -11:30 a.m. and join the conversation. ALL WELCOME!! 2nd TUES - The Kawartha Settlers Village Quilters meet at Wray House, Bobcaygeon. New members & guests welcomed. Contact: info@settlersvillagequilters.ca. 1st WED - Crime Fiction Book Club in the Carnegie Room, Lindsay Library to discuss works by certain authors. 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm. Call the Library for more info. WED- Scrapbooking and paper crafters meet from 9:30- noon at the Salvation army church in Fenelon Falls. Beginners welcome, call church for details. WED - Bobcaygeon Senior Centre Carpet Bowling $3 7 p.m. Contact: Al 705-738-1749 WED - Dunsford Seniors Club 1pm for Bid-Euchre. THURS-TOPS-Take off pounds sensibly at the Bobcaygeon Legion 6:30 p.m. All welcome. THURS - Omemee Legion mixed darts @ 8pm. THURS - Bobcaygeon Seniors Centre Cribbage 1pm $3 SAT - Omemee Legion Country music jams. 1pm Alternate Saturdays. 2nd SAT Omemee Legion Progressive Euchre12:30pm. 3rd SUN - Ladies auxiliary for Kinmount RCL BR.441 breakfast 8am -noon. FEB 27 - Sexual Health Clinic 10an - noon. Confidential access to cervical screening, low-cost birth control, pregnancy testing & sexual health teaching. Testing & treatment of STIs also provided. For info or appointment 1-866-888-4577, ext. 2205. FEB 28 - Pancake Supper, Fenelon Falls, St. James Anglican Church, 5-7 pm. $8 adults/$4 children. Tickets at the door, call 705-887-2537 or Stokes On Trent. Real maple syrup, sausages, beverage, dessert. MAR 2 - Movie, Chocolat, 7-9 pm St. James Anglican Church, Fenelon Falls. No charge. MAR 8 - Last day for musicians to register. Grandmothers to Grandmothers 9th Annual Musicathon. Call 705887-2675; email granniesforgranniesmusicathon@ gmail.com

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