Shellbrook Chronicle The voice of the Parkland for over 100 years Shellbrook, Saskatchewan Friday, October 10, 2014 VOL. 102 NO. 41 PMR #40007604 www.shellbrookchronicle.com Friday Night Lights shine bright on Aardvarks The Aardvarks’ offence prepares for its next play during its ﬁrst-ever Friday Night Lights football game. All eyes were fixed firmly on the Shellbrook Aardvarks football team as they took to the field under the Friday night lights in a fast-paced showdown against the Big River Highway 55’s. The evening game, which was played under portable lights, was a first for a team that was revived only a short while ago. “We started the team about five or six years ago when I first moved here,” said Devon Thorpe, coach of the team. “We raised money and there were quite a few businesses in town that gave us money to start the team back up.” Since then, he added, the team has seen an increasing number of players try out every year, and so the idea for ‘Friday Night Lights’ was born. “I’m originally from the Porcupine Plain area, and they’ve been doing it for the last couple years so we thought it was time to bring it to Shellbrook,” he said. “It’s good for the community and the school because most people don’t get to see the games because they work until five.” The idea seems to have been a motivator for the Aardvarks, who set the pace for the game immediately with a touchdown on their first possession. From there, the team kept its foot on the gas pedal, and headed into the half with a 38-6 lead. Special teams set the tone for an even more dramatic second half, which saw both the Aardvarks and the Highway 55’s trade kick-off return touchdowns before the Aardvarks gave up 24 unanswered points. Despite this, the team held on to win with a final score of 62-30. Friday Night Lights also seems to have inspired Shellbrook, as the community filled the bleachers and parked their vehicles around the field, sounding off in a raucous choir of cheers, car horns and ambulance sirens each time the Aard- vark’s scored. While the school raised some of its own funds for the lights, the game was sponsored by Shellbrook Co-op and Shellbrook Kinsmen. Affinity Credit Union, meanwhile, sponsored a pregame BBQ. All in all, Thorpe said this won’t be the last time the lights shine over the football field at W.P. Sandin School. “We hope to do it again next year. We’re going to try to expand it and see how it goes,” he said. The Aardvarks’ next home game is Oct. 23 against Birch Hills. Candy, Costumes & More All at your Halloween Store 9 Main Street - Open Sundays 12 Noon to 5 p.m. Woodland Pharmacy Ph: 306-747-2545 Fax: 306-747-3922 2 Shellbrook Chronicle www.shellbrookchronicle.com October 10, 2014 Shellbrook Seniors come together over tea and pie upcoming trip to spend Thanksgiving with seniors in Rosthern, and will likely help fund dancing night, which the association plans to introduce every fourth Friday starting in November. Park Valley Pony Club news “The Park Valley Pony Club offers programs for youth to learn about horses and the sport of riding. The Club has had an active summer taking part in lessons, riding camps, horse shows and clinics. We hosted the Sask. Regional Pony Club Working Rally which includes competition in dressage, cross country and stadium jumping. Seniors browse a selection of delicious pies at the Seniors’ Hall. The Shellbrook Seniors’ Association capped off Seniors’ Week last Friday with its annual tea and bake sale, which invited seniors and people of all ages to come together and enjoy hot beverages and a variety of delectable desserts. Adeline Fossey, president of the Shellbrook Seniors’ Association said the tea and bake sale has been a ﬁxture for the association for decades, and that events like it help seniors feel a sense of belonging in the community. “I came to Shellbrook eight years ago and I didn’t know anyone,” she explained. “Events like these give seniors something to look forward to and work towards. And when you work together, you get to know each other. That way, anyone new coming into town gets to feel like part of the group.” Aside from providing seniors with somewhere to get together, events 14102MA00 like these are important fundraisers for the association and the seniors’ hall. The bake sale, Fossey said, was one of the association’s most successful to date, raising $812. “We’re always trying to improve the hall. Recently we put in an island, and we did soundprooﬁng and put in a new sound system. We now plan to update the outside and put in a canopy.” The money raised also helps fund tours, like an Our Club was able to purchase equipment such as cross-country vests, jump blocks and dressage letters through a generous Membership Assistance Program grant from the Sask. Horse Federation.” Use smoke alarms Government Relations Minister Jim Reiter has ofﬁcially proclaimed October 5 -11 as Fire Prevention Week in Saskatchewan and Legislative Secretary to the Minster of Government Relations Victoria Jurgens helped raise awareness about the role working smoke alarms have in ﬁre safety in the home in Prince Albert today. Marking this year’s theme, “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives. Test Yours Every Month!”, Jurgens, along with the provincial Emergency Management and Fire Safety branch, the Prince Albert Fire Department, school ofﬁcials and students enrolled in the High School Emergency Services Training Program visited Riverside Community School and St. Francis elementary schools to discuss ﬁre safety. Seven hundred kindergarten to Grade 8 students were each provided with a smoke alarm to take home for their parents or caregivers to install. “Smoke alarms are one of the most important safety devices you can have in your home,” Jurgens said. “Many investigations into ﬁres, especially those involving fatalities, ﬁnd that there were not smoke alarms or, if there were smoke alarms, they were not working or had been disabled. Smoke alarms can be a life-saving difference in the event of a ﬁre.” It is recommended that there be a working smoke detector in every bedroom, outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home including the basement. Replace smoke alarms that are 10 years old or if testing shows they aren’t responding properly. Park Valley Pony Club member Jaclyn Aarrestad, on the x-country course, riding Cass. MIKE CLEMENTS Beneﬁt Dance (To assist with treatment of his brain tumor) SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25 Shellbrook Community Hall Doors open 7 p.m. ~ Dance 9 p.m. ~ Midnight Lunch ~ SILENT AUCTION Tickets - $15 are sold at: Afﬁnity Credit Union, Scotiabank, Shellbrook Coop, E & B Lumber For more info contact Adam 306-960-0835 or Jason 306-747-8084 October 10, 2014 www.shellbrookchronicle.com Shellbrook Chronicle Annual eye exams for diabetics covered by province People living with diabetes in Saskatchewan will beneﬁt from improved access to vision care. The province now provides coverage for annual eye examinations for diabetic patients, effective October 1, 2014. “Maintaining good eye health is an important aspect of diabetes management,” Health Minister Dustin Duncan said. “This new service will remove ﬁnancial barriers and ensure timely access to vision care for people living with diabe- tes in our province.” Clinical practice guidelines for the management of residents with diabetes recommend annual eye exams to ensure optimal monitoring and care. The newly introduced coverage will reduce out-of-pocket costs, improve access to an eye examination, and facilitate early treatment of eye issues related to diabetes. The eye exam coverage for diabetics is part of a new agreement between the Ministry of Health and the Small’s Shorts for Seniors By Cecile Small Did Somebody Move My Rocker, Or Did I Lose It? Not getting any younger. Reminded every day. Smart-aleck asks why I’m holding up trafﬁc Ask him if he paid for the sidewalk. Sneers and walks away. Remind him, he’ll be my age some day. The hair on the back of his neck tells me he’s not taking it too kindly. Duck into the nearest coffee house. Order a large, black coffee. Waitress asks: “Will that be all Gramps?” Would swat her with my newspaper. But, she’s wearing glasses. Some guy offers me his chair. Want to tell him he doesn’t look so good either. Get home in time for lunch. Wife is on a health kick. Should look younger every day. But starvation won’t do that for a guy. Grandkids come. Want ‘horsie’ rides. Wife reminds them that grandpa’s too old. Want to tell her she’s no spring chicken either. Decide against it. Want milk and cookies too. Son says I need a riding mower. What for? Saskatchewan Association of Optometrists. “As our population ages, we can expect an increase in the incidence of diabetic eye disease; therefore, the demand for optometric services will signiﬁcantly increase,” Saskatchewan Association of Optometrists President Dr. Kevin Woodard said. “We applaud the Minister of Health and the Saskatchewan government for their foresight in managing the future needs of the people of Saskatchewan. Doctors of Optometry will continue to collaborate and communicate with ophthalmologists, family physicians and other health care providers to ensure the best possible patient outcomes for the eye health of our patients.” “We are pleased to see the Government of Saskatchewan’s decision to help preserve and prevent vision loss - a possible secondary complication for those living with diabetes,” Canadian Diabetes Association The yard is the side of a handkerchief. “You’re not getting any younger, you know?” “I know. Neither are you.” Hope he doesn’t get a cookie. “Just trying to help, Dad.” “I know”. Still hope he doesn’t get a cookie. Daughter-in-law knit me a pair of bed slippers. Used left-over pink and green yarn! Look like the neighbor’s pansy bed. Feel a nightmare coming on! Brother keeps reminding me .... He’s 12 years younger. Went hunting with him last fall. Told me to stay in the tent. “Coughing and wheezing might scare away the deer.” Glad when the venison walked away. Don’t “cough and wheeze” anyway. Wife keeps reminding about stuff. Thinks I’m forgetful. Too nice to tell her I’m not interested. Pastor stops me on the street. Asks why I keep falling asleep? Don’t have the heart to tell him. Did somebody move my rocker? Folks keep trying. Did I lose it? No way! I don’t care much if I ... - take up half the sidewalk - look my age - sneeze and wheeze - forget what you said yesterday - keep falling asleep - have to ﬁnd my own chair, and - can’t go hunting anymore. Content with the way things are ... Except for the bed socks. Rob Clarke Report Our Government is working to ensure that good judgement prevails when it comes to gun regulations in our country. The Common Sense Firearms Licencing Act will be tabled this fall by our Conservative Government’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Steven Blaney, who stated, “These measures would streamline licensing and eliminate needless red tape for law-abiding gun owners. It would also take steps to ensure that those convicted of domestic violence offences can be banned from owning ﬁrearms. My foremost priority is keeping the public safe, through common sense poli- cies.” The bill would This new bill eliminate unneceswould merge sary paperwork by the Possession making AuthorizaOnly Licence tions to Transport (POL) and the a condition of a liPossession and cence. Acquisition LiAt the same cence (PAL), time, prohibitions creating a single against those who licence for the have been conROB possession and victed of violent CLARKE acquisition of offences would be ~ ﬁrearms. strengthened. It would also It is time to creDesnethé create a grace ate clarity and reaMississippi period at the sonable conditions end of the ﬁvefor responsible gun Churchill River year licence owners. Removing period to prored tape from gun tect gun owners laws does not, in from prosecution due to pa- any way, compromise public perwork errors. safety. Our Conservative Government is looking out for the rights of responsible gun owners. With this new bill, we are proving that it is possible to strike a commonsense balance between public safety and reasonable rights for responsible gun owners. As always, I look forward to your letters, e-mails and calls. Write me at: Rob Clarke MP, House of Commons, 502 Justice Building, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0A6. I hope you will ﬁnd time to visit my website http://www.robclarkemp.ca To contact me via e-mail use [email protected] Call my constituency ofﬁce, tollfree, at 1-866-400-2334. Regional Director for Saskatchewan Warren Wagner said. “Receiving comprehensive annual eye examinations is essential to catch retinal changes as early as possible and ultimately help preserve vision for the more than 90,000 people living with diabetes in the province.” Annual eye examinations are currently covered by the province for all children under the age of 18. “Expanding the coverage to include adults with 3 diabetes is part of our commitment to provide better access to primary health services and patient-centred health care for our residents,” Duncan said. Saskatchewan has also proclaimed October as Children’s Vision Month. Children’s Vision Month is marked across Canada, and is dedicated to raising awareness of the impact undiagnosed vision problems can have on children’s learning and development. Kelsey Fitch “Play Nice” CD Release Party Saturday, October 18 7:00 pm show Shellbrook Theatre Tickets $15.00 Advance tickets available at Shellbrook Pharmacy and Woodland Pharmacy WILLOUGHBY’S GARDENS Potatoes For Sale • Yukon Gold • Red Norlands Approximately 35 pounds for $ 1000 (5 gallon pail) Phone 306-468-7062 Canwood Please join us as we celebrate the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Gilles & Yvette Francoeur Come & Go Tea Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Notre Dames Des Victoire Church Basement Victoire, SK Canwood Multiple 4-H Organizational Meeting & Registration Sunday October 19, 2014 - 6:30 pm Canwood Public School Fees: $80/member (after Nov. 1st $100) Projects: Archery, Beef, Light Horse, If anyone is interested in leading a different project, please come to this meeting. New projects/leaders welcome. Feel free to visit www.4-h.sk.ca for more information on projects available. For more information please call Melissa Stieb 306-468-2690 4 Shellbrook Chronicle OPINION www.shellbrookchronicle.com October 10, 2014 Inmates need rehab, but Feds still say ‘No, no, no’ When I unfolded Monday’s edition of the StarPhoenix, I was more than flabbergasted to read the big, bold front-page headline ‘Crowding ‘crisis’ in Sask. prisons, report says.’ Now, that’s not because it seemed in any way unworthy of being front page news. It should be. Rather, it simply seemed like one of those “well, duh!” moments one has when confronted by something so glaringly obvious. According to the report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Saskatchewan’s prison system is one of the most strained in Canada - a hard truth that has forced prison staff to convert classrooms, visiting rooms and other prison facilities into additional dormitories for inmates. Moreover, the report, titled Warehousing Prisoners in JORDAN Saskatchewan, states that the TWISS province’s four provincial prisons are now housing almost double ~ the number of inmates they were Reporter intended for. Given that inmates are being crammed into prisons at a capacity that would make a sardine can feel roomy, it comes as no surprise that the report posits that Saskatchewan prisons are rapidly transforming into “inmate warehouses” - facilities designed only for the storage of prisoners, not for their rehabilitation. Indeed, the report says this transformation of prisons has resulted in reductions to program availability, food, and even visitations. “It was really hard to get into any program in Regina,” said a former inmate who was quoted in the report. “They seemed to want to let you get through three quarters [of your sentence]. But by then you’re eligible to put things in to leave. What they would do is they would say, ‘Well you haven’t done any programs so you can’t leave.’ They have a violence prevention program. I delayed my parole decision just so I could take this program.” But stories like these shouldn’t be surprising either. For if the federal Conservative government has been consistent about one thing since taking power, it’s been that it will stand as the last bastion against the rampant tide of crime that is “rising” all across Canada - even if crime is and has been declining, both in volume and severity, for the past ten years. As if to prove that they are, in fact, allergic to statistics, the conservative government all too eagerly passed its Safe Streets Act in 2012, which introduced new mandatory minimum sentences for some offences and increased existing minimum penalties in other areas. All this despite the plethora of studies dating back decades that suggest that longer prison sentences aren’t effective deterrents against reoffending. To make matters worse, the feds also seem deathly allergic to programs that rehabilitate prisoners and prepare them to return to their communities - as evidenced by their recent decision to defund Circles of Support and Accountability, a group aimed at helping high-risk sex offenders re-integrate into communities and stay clean, to the tune of $1.5 million. Without supports and accountability in place, it’s likely that many of these offenders will slip through the cracks and reoffend. Indeed, it’s as if the conservatives have Amy Winehouse’s classic tune ‘Rehab’ stuck on repeat, and are all too happy to sing “No, no, no” when it comes to rehabilitating inmates, choosing instead to follow the failed model of the prison industrial complex that has been so eagerly adopted by our neighbours to the south. By this time, it should come as no surprise that this model is failing our communities and our inmates here as well. Paul Martin Commentary There was a big surge in the province’s labor force last month. country. That comes from the latest breakdown of data from inRoughly 6,000 more people were available for work in come tax returns. Saskatchewan in August than there were in July. The editors of Sask Trends Monitor have analyzed That’s a big jump and one that pushed our unemnewly-released tax information to understand the imployment rate up a full percentage point. Just what pact of economic expansion over the past decade. Chief caused the change is not explained by the latest labour among the ﬁndings is that the oil patch has a huge imforce survey issued by Statistics Canada which is still pact on income levels. We used to stand fourth on the stinging from its miscount last month and this might measure of average incomes but we passed BC ﬁve years just be another glitch. ago and Ontario in 2012. Now Alberta is the only provBut it masks other changes that were going on in the ince with higher average incomes. market. Job numbers rose in August – up about 200 The fastest rising incomes are found in Estevan and PAUL positions – but the real change was in the type of jobs. Weyburn where the oil business has been generating Full-time positions as well as part-time spots rose strong pay scales. Province-wide the average income MARTIN by 100 in the month. When compared to a year ago, reported on tax returns was just over $45,000 but in ~ however, the change is much more clearly delineated. Weyburn it was $55,000 and Estevan came in at an Full-time positions have risen by 12,000 while partunmatched $66,000. Warman and Martensville were time spots fell almost 4,000. Part-time work is being replaced next in line but these two bedroom communities are seeing inby full-time employment in this market – this is a trend that has comes rise at a faster rate than anywhere else. been evident for months now – but the labor pool is also growing, The analysis also showed the gap between income levels in Sasmaking it easier for employers to ﬁnd talent. katoon and Regina has narrowed with Regina now only margin*** ally higher. What a difference 150 miles can make. *** A new report on the state of the new home construction market Another Saskatchewan company has caught the eye of a major in the province’s major cities shows a divergence – Saskatoon is American player. going up, Regina is going down. Saskatoon-based Bioriginal Food and Science has been purThe housing market – the new home construction market in chased by Omega Protein which is listed on the New York Stock particular – has been going through some interesting changes Exchange for a little over $75 million. lately. After a decade of playing catch up, builders are ﬁnally closBioriginal is a global leader in the essential fatty acid industry, ing the gap between demand and supply. But, it appears the Re- supplying ingredients to the health food sector with operations gina builders got there ﬁrst. on several continents. The acquisition gives Omega Protein lonCMHC’s latest trend analysis – an examination of where the ger reach into the human consumption market, supplementing markets are heading – shows Saskatoon continues to expand. its animal feed supply operation. And in the ﬁrst eight months of the year they commenced nearly Bioriginal is a unique Saskatchewan company. Originally 2,800 new units, an increase of 700 over last year. Regina, on the founded by an American who brought his Harvard MBA to Sasother hand, saw a decline of 600 to roughly 1,300. katoon because this was the best place in the world to grow borThe six-month trend in Regina shows a somewhat less dra- age seed for the health food industry, the company was acquired matic decline – down about 100 when tracking on a seasonally by management and local investors a couple years ago. Now it has adjusted basis. But the point of differentiation is clear. Regina has gone full circle and back in American hands. caught up and Saskatoon still has some distance to go in keeping The company will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary so up with population increases. we will likely see little difference in its local presence as the new *** owners will retain the name and management team. All that will This province has the second highest average income in the change is the name on the ﬁrm’s share certiﬁcates. VIEWPOINT October 10, 2014 www.shellbrookchronicle.com Shellbrook Chronicle A new city hospital while rural hospitals decline Perhaps the ﬁrst place new rural and remote health minister Greg Ottenbreit should examine is the hospital in his own home town of Yorkton. At least a couple dozen elective surgeries in this critical rural health centre were cancelled late last month because of a bug problem. “At the last minute they cancelled the surgery stating that there were insects and little ﬂies in the operating room,” Jason Butler told CBC News. “It didn’t leave a good feeling with me and in fact I’m requesting to go to Regina now for surgery.” A Sunrise Health Region spokesman conﬁrmed the problem as cracks in the caulking of a window, allowing tiny insects to crawl in for tiny pests to get in. Some may see this as a minor hiccup in rural health care delivery - one that is easily rectiﬁed. Unless you are someone like Butler who booked a month off work in anticipation of his surgery, you might see a problem like this as hardly worth mentioning. But it does seem rather indicative of the health delivery problem in aging rural facilities - a problem that may be compounded in the coming years as the government’s health priorities head off in other directions. It is here where OtMURRAY tenbreit, health minister Dustin Duncan MANDRYK and all members of ~ the largely rural Saskatchewan Party government caucus may need to take a serious look at their priorities. In no small irony, the very day that surgeries in Yorkton were being postponed because of the rundown nature of the facility, Premier Brad Wall and Duncan were turning over the shovel for the new children’s hospital in Saskatoon that is being built right beside the Royal University Hospital. Admittedly, criticizing the children’s hospital isn’t a popular thing - especially in either the cities or in Sask. Party ranks where there has been massive fund-raising and a massive buy-in that this is something the province desperately needs. The thing is, though, it’s questionable whether another children’s hospital is needed in Western Canada and even more debatable as to whether this should be the priority for scarce health dollars. While Wall and the Sask. Party have been selling the notion since opposition days that we are one of the few provinces in the country without our very own children’s hospital, lost in the conversation has been whether that has meant our children our underserved. There is no question that there needs to be upgrades in both the maternity and pediatrics facilities at RUH, but did we ever need a separate, special facility of our own? Besides the serious question of whether we have the volume of severely sick kids requiring such specialized attention, there is the very legitimate problem of simply attracting qualiﬁed pediatric specialists to staff it. In doing so, we will have to com- YOUR TWO C ENTS ~ Stephen Harper’s refusal to attend global climate summit unacceptable Dear Editor, As world leaders gathered at the recent United Nations Climate Summit, one absence was especially galling: that of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Despite being in New York when the summit was held, Stephen Harper was one the very few world leaders invited who refused to attend. It underscored how little environmental stewardship factors into his government’s agenda. His Conservative government has failed to advance strong environmental policy — including transparent oversight, tougher penalties and a price on carbon pollution — and this inaction has had serious consequences for our environment, our international reputation and our economy. Our greenhouse gas emissions are growing, not slowing. Canada will miss its agreed-to 2020 emission reduction targets. Canada has earned an unfortunate international reputation for inaction and obstruction on climate change. It’s all par for the course under Mr. Harper, who manages to go to the Arctic every summer without ever uttering the phrase “climate change” — despite that being where its effects are most abundantly clear. Since 2008, his government has been promising reg- ulations for industrial emissions — and we’re still waiting. Even American President Barrack Obama has said that Canada could be doing more, and that his concern impacts the decision on the Keystone XL pipeline. Climate change is a global problem that requires a global solution. We need determined leadership to make progress, but that can’t happen if our prime minister can’t even be bothered to show up. As well, if Canada does not demonstrate to the world that we as a country are serious about greenhouse gas emissions, we will ﬁnd it harder and harder to export our resources to global markets. That is why Liberals are committed to responsible resource development, while promoting clean energy and reducing carbon emissions. As prime minister, Mr. Harper continues to get the big things wrong. After nearly a decade in power he has failed to take any meaningful action on Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions. His legacy will leave our children with an environment that is ever more threatened. Yours sincerely, John McKay, MP Liberal Party of Canada Environment Critic Shellbrook Chronicle C. J. 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And without the best specialists, parents will still make the difﬁcult decision of going out of province to where the best doctors are. For some of the very specialized work, they will have no choice because the kind of talent we are talking about may very well be limited to but a few doctors in the entire country. Then there is the question of how much we will have to pay for this talent and a fourth hospital in Saskatoon that already sees its newest City Hospital highly underutilized. Meanwhile, smaller rural Saskatchewan cities like Yorkton and every other town in the province will have to ﬁght that much harder for their share of the scarce health dollars. It’s something that Ottenbreit and the entire Sask. Party government need to seriously think about. The Classiﬁeds Have Everything You Are Looking For! 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Sandin students look to ignite flame of leadership October 10, 2014 Back row: Harriet Tomporowski (principal), Stacey Crawford, Madison Bourgeault, Jasmin Otet, Cameron Roy, Tyler Wendel. Middle row: Erica Archer, Skyla Moore, Taryn Moe, Sarah Moore, Kaitlyn Bilyk, Jenna Beaulieu, Jillian Mennie, Sara Shakul, Sarah Hamilton, Kassandra Stene, Hannah Miller, Emily Anderson, Noah Hladun, Shayden Smith, Rhonda Berezowski (teacher), Front row: Sam Miller, Jennifer Hrechka, Austen Kalyn, Chloe Banda, Nicole Philp (teacher), Karlina Cadieu, Evan Beaulieu, Sam Lafond, Pierce Crawford. Front: Paxton Tremblay. Although “inspirational” may not be the first word used to describe The Hunger Games trilogy, W.P. 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Lic. #312429 Box 629, Spiritwood, SK Fred Walter 306-883-2797 • Cell: 306-883-7368 Marlene Boechler 306-883-2727 • Cell: 306-883-7103 www.boechlershiraauction.com hoping to use the themes of the series to light a fire in students and the community ahead of the arrival of next year’s Saskatchewan Student Leadership Conference. The conference, which will bring more than 600 students to the town from Sept. 16 to 18, will be the first to be hosted by the school division in the last 20 years, and is slated to feature keynote speeches from former NHLer and Saskatchewan native, Theo Fleury and Ishmael Beah, author of A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, as well as a performance by Kelsey Fitch and Kerri English. There will also be a Hunger Games-inspired event on the closing day of the conference. “I feel limited that we can only take about 3 or 4 students to each conference,” said Philp of the decision to submit a bid to host the conference. “It’s something our whole student body could benefit from. So rather than try to take 200 kids, which would never happen, we’re bringing the conference to the kids. That way the entire town and student body can experience this event.” The Saskatchewan Student Leadership Conference has run annually since kicking off in Yorkton, Sask. in 1980. The three-day event brings together students and teachers from all schools across the province and is aimed at instilling them with values of leadership and volunteerism. “You come back with a positive outlook and wonder what you can do to improve your school and community,” said Evan Beaulieu, Grade 12 presi- dent. Beaulieu has already attended four Student Leadership Conferences. Philp echoed Beaulieu’s sentiments about the conference’s potential benefits to the community. “I think it’ll be a really positive thing for our school and community to work together and manage something of this magnitude,” she said. “It’s not very often that a town hosts an event like this, so we’re excited to work so closely with the community and strengthen our ties.” In the spirit of community, Philp said she is looking for as many people as possible to help organize and support the event, whether it be by volunteering or offering up their homes to billet incoming students from other schools. She added that next week the school will begin to seek sponsors more actively to help pay for the expenses of hosting the conference. Shellbrook Curling Registration Night Friday, Oct. 24 7:30 p.m. Curling Rink Lounge October 10, 2014 AGRICULTURE www.shellbrookchronicle.com Biodiesel back in the news It is sometimes interesting how something pops up one day, quite by happenstance and the next thing you know you see it popping up in other places. An example happened to me recently. I was attending an event marking the local Louis Dreyfus Commodities canola plant at Yorkton shipping its 100th100-car train of On Agriculture canola meal. When the plant was initially proposed, and being built, there had been talk of one day a biodiesel facility springing up next door, the process being a natural in terms of utilizing the canola oil. That idea seems at best on the very backburner, if not simply dumped to ﬁle 13 for shredding. Biodiesel production has always relied on subsidies to be viable, and in Canada there are simply no long term programs to make a company assume the risk on a large scale. That said, the idea of biodiesel did seem to tie edible oils such as canola to the crude oil price, and that has dragged canola prices higher in terms of a low price. There is a threshold now where such oils could divert to biodiesel if the food market was to soften too much over too long a period. Calvin Daniels So what of the ideal of biodiesel, and its cousin ethanol for fuel from cereal grains? The question came up in a general ofﬁce discussion following the LDC event – which was the second random occurrence of the topic. The need for alternate fuels remains real, but it is doubtful biodiesel and ethanol from edible crops is the best place to be inCALVIN vesting research or large-scale develDANIELS opment dollars. The continued use of something ~ which will long term be needed to feed a growing population would seem to be ill-advised. I would not want to suggest a long term, viable alternative to fossil fuels, but I cannot think biodiesel from edible oils is more than a stop-gap answer, and even it costs the taxpayers to be ﬁnancially sound at the current cost of crude oil. So then I pop by the Western Producer website and ﬁnd Changes in the grain per cent year-over-year), above the W.A.S.D.E. estimate of 1.181 billion and the trade’s expectations of 1.191 billion. With American corn output this year set to be a record 14.4 billion bushel crop, Goldman Sachs was one of many ﬁrms revising its price estimates lower on this new data to $3 per bushel. Should that materialize, it’d be the ﬁrst time since October 2006 that those levels have been used. Conversely, U.S. soybean stocks as of Sept. 1 were just 92 million bushels, down 35 per cent from the same time a year ago, the lowest in 41 years, and well below the pre-report estimate of 128M bushels. As for wheat, total U.S. inventories were seen at 1.914 billion bushels (+2.4 per cent year-over-year) but of note is the increasing onfarm wheat stocks in the northern U.S. states with producers holding 71 per cent more wheat in North Dakota (270 million bushels on hand), 64 per cent more in South Dakota (55 million bushels), and 7.6 per cent more in Montana (155 million bushels). Finally, StatsCan came out with its production forecast for this year’s crop on Oct. 3, estimating a 27.5 million-tonne wheat output and 14.1 million tonnes of canola, 500,000 tonnes below pre-report estimate for both crops. As for other major crops, soybean production looks to set its sixth consecutive high at 5.96 million tonnes and barley production is seen dropping signiﬁcantly to 7.12 million tonnes. As for relative production growth, mustard production is quite high at 178,700 tonnes while ﬂax production is seen at 921,600 tonnes, skyrocketing not only from last year’s output of 723,900 tonnes but more than double 2012’s production of 489,000 tonnes. While it’s no surprise that yields are lower than they were last year, they’re actually relatively in-line with the 2010-2012 average. Speciﬁcally, canola and wheat yields are the same as the aforementioned average, but when 2013 is factored in, 2014’s estimated yields are 1.25 per cent and 6 per cent below the 2010-2013 average. While your farm’s yields may vary from the national average, the real love lost this year will be in the quality area as that’s what should really be the theme to this year’s crop, not the production drop year-over-year. a story on new equipment which is targeted at the idea of biomass being procured and used to make fuels – the third connection to the topic in a matter of days. The article reports the ﬁrst of three projects opened last week, the Poet-DSM cellulosic corn stover plant at Emmetsburg, Iowa. The facility is expected to produce 20 million gallons annually. “Dupont’s 30 million gallon facility at Nevada, Iowa, is near completion, and the Spanish company Abengoa expects to be in production by year’s end at Hugonton, Kansas,” continued the article. “Close to a million tonnes a year of biomass will be required at the facilities, according to company website.” A two-stage conversion is involved, with sugars produced from the biomass subsequently converted into ethanol. The idea of biomass has greater potential since there are sources which are currently waste products, from corn stalks to the material left in forestry operations, to urban landﬁll. To utilize waste in a manner to create energy is certainly more attractive than consuming food for the same purpose. Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill MP Rob Clarke line and mobile grain marketplace (app available for iOS & Android). His weekly column is a summary of his free, daily market note, the FarmLead Breakfast Brief. He can be reached via email ([email protected]) or phone (1-855-332-7653). Ottawa House of Commons 502 Justice Bldg. K1A 0A6 Phone: 613-995-8321 Fax: 613-995-7697 Meadow Lake 114 Centre St. Suite C Box 1260 S9X 1Y9 Phone: 306-234-2334 Fax: 306-234-2339 La Ronge 711 La Ronge Ave Box 612 S0J 1L0 Phone: 306-425-2643 Fax: 306-425-2677 Please contact my office if you are having problems with EI, CPP, Passports, CEP, Status cards, CRA, Agriculture Canada or any other Federal Government programs or departments. “Check out my website at www.RobClarkeMP.ca for imporant information.” - MP Rob Clarke Angle H Stock Farm Weaned off another Good Group of Charolais Bull Calves Tex 26L Daughter Weaned off her Remmington bull calf at Laredo 232T Daughter Weaned off her Silver Buckle bull calf at Kodial 6423 K Daughter weaned off her Smokester bull calf at Kodial 6423K Daughter weaned off her Round-up bull calf at 850 lbs. 830 lbs. To growth, Brennan Turner President, FarmLead.com Brennan Turner is originally from Foam Lake, SK, where his family started farming the land in the 1920s. After completing his degree in economics from Yale University and then playing some pro hockey, Mr. Turner spent some time working in ﬁnance before starting FarmLead.com, a risk-free, transparent on- 7 at 825 lbs. 1-866-400-2334 Grain prices started the month of October in the same area that they’ve been trending for the last 5 months: lower. This past week though we got important reports from both the U.S.D.A. and Statistics Canada, recording grain inventories and production estimates respectively. With some of the earliest-planted ﬁelds of corn and soybeans coming off in the American Midwest, yields are coming in above the U.S.D.A.’s estimates of 171 and 46 bushels per acre (apparently big crops do get bigger). On the wheat side of things, there’s some conﬂicting headlines as the International Grains Council is forecasting that world wheat acres in 2015 will be at their highest since 1998, with 553.5 million acres expected to come off. However, soil moisture deﬁciencies have been pointed out in southern parts of Russia & Ukraine, and while August/September rains have certainly helped the ﬁelds in Texas, Kansas, and Oklahoma (the US Southern Plains), the majority of these states remain in drought. Further, the market theme out of the Black Sea is that wheat exports are slowing down, making E.U. and North American wheat more competitive in the Middle East. The U.S.D.A.’s stocks report out on Sept. 30 showed that U.S. corn inventories as of September 1st are larger than previously expected at 1.236 billion bushels (+50 Shellbrook Chronicle 900 lbs. For further information on these and other bulls call Isaac Hildebrand 1-306-724-4907 • Debden, SK 8 Shellbrook Chronicle www.shellbrookchronicle.com October 10, 2014 Honeywood Nursery shows Shellbrook resident the money Despite less than ideal weather conditions, Oct. 2 proved to be a lucky day indeed for the 22 winners of the Honeywood Heritage Nursery Inc. Cash Lotto, among whom was grand prize winner and Shellbrook resident Cindy Nikolaisen. Nikolaisen was presented with a cheque for $100,000 at the Honeywood Heritage Nursery in Parkside, Sask. She was joined by David Moe, chairman of Honeywood Heritage Nursery Inc., and Judy Harley, the nursery’s manager, as well as 50/50 winners and Tisdale residents, Kevin & Sandra Honeyman, who took home $15,952.50. Elsewhere, a Spiritwood resident proved that lightning can strike twice, when she got lucky and had her ticket drawn twice, netting her a $2,000 payday. All told, 10 out of 22 winners were from Shellbrook, Canwood, Leask and Parkside. With the winnings, Annual Harvest Supper Knox United Church 302 - 2nd Ave. E, Shellbrook Sunday, October 26 Doors Open 4 to 7 pm Adults $12 • 6 - 12 $6 Five & Under Free (Turkey & all the trimmings) 20% of proceeds go to the local hospital TV fund Everyone Welcome! SUPPE FALL R Nikolaisen and her husband, Doug, will continue the process of developing their land north of Shellbrook into a U-pick orchard that will make a number of fruit varieties available to area residents. They also intend to pay it forward by providing Honeywood with a soil assessment, as well as equipment and nutrients to start restoration of the soil in the nursery’s main lily fields. Meanwhile, the Honeymans intend to use their winnings to repair their lake cabin. The cash lotto was launched by the Honeywood Nursery last year, with the aim of raising funds to complete restoration work, including fixing up the Porter Log house and upgrading and maintaining equipment. Honeywood Heritage Nursery chairman David Moe and manager Judy Harley join Shellbrook’s Cindy Nikolaisen (middle) to present her with a cheque for $100,000. Affinity Credit Union sponsors barbecue Sunday, October 19 Marcelin Community Hall Sittings: 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Adults $12; 6-12 yrs $6; Preschool Free. Sponsored by St. Joseph Parish To Follow: Bingo, 50/50, Fish Pond CANWOOD FALL SUPPER * DATE CHANGED* Canwood Elks Hall Sunday, November 9 ~ 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Adults $13 • Ages 6-12 yrs $7 • 5 & Under Free Proceeds to The Village & R.M. of Canwood 100th Anniversary Committee. Matching funds provided by Scotiabank to a maximum of $5,000.00 TOWN OF SHELLBROOK CLEAN-UP WEEKS The Town of Shellbrook has declared the weeks of October 11th to October 18th, 2014 as Clean-Up Weeks. The Town’s landﬁll site will be open: Wednesday Oct. 15th - 12:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday’s Oct. 11th & 18th – 12:00 am to 5:00 pm Only the following items will be accepted: • clean wood • leaves • tree trimmings • grass clippings • garden refuse From left, Lisa Anderson, branch manager, Afﬁnity Credit Union, Noah MacPherson, Evan Beaulieu, Garret Feige, Brayden Smith, Devon Thorpe, football coach. Afﬁnity Credit Union staff held a barbecue for the WP Sandin SR. Football team to offset the costs of the lighting for their football game against Big River/Debden on Friday Grand Opening Pipers Lake Quilt Shop NEW LOCATION 229 Main Street, Spiritwood Saturday, October 11 2 to 5 p.m. Coffee & Dainties 306-883-3455 Great Deals All Week! October 3rd. The sum of $1091.00 was realized and donated to the team. NEWS FLASH As far as regular weekly media use is concerned, traditional media was still dominant amongst respondents in communities under 5,000 population. The Print Version of the Local Newspaper was the media most likely to be used at least once. Totum Research November, December, 2013 October 10, 2014 www.shellbrookchronicle.com Canwood School news ADMINISTRATOR’S MESSAGE September was full of energy and excitement and quickly ﬂew by. It was terriﬁc to see everyone out for the Meet the Staff BBQ. We had over 200 people come and enjoy the last of the summer weather and socialize. We were happy to see that much support from our community. A Welcome Back to School breakfast was prepared by the staff for all students on Friday, September 12. The breakfast was enjoyed by all and will likely be the start of a new tradition. The cross-country runners are looking forward to the Extravaganza the ﬁrst week of October while the volleyball teams are in mid-season action as their Extravaganza will be happening at the end of the month. Canwood Public School continues to fundraise for Terry Fox each year and we congratulate all who took part on our annual walk/ run. It’s a great way of saying thank you to cancer research as it has touched each of our lives. Our magazine campaign is underway and we would like to thank everyone for their continued support in our fundraising efforts. We hope to use some of the funds to bring in a motivational presentation by John Dunn: Wilderness explorer and presenter, National Geographic published photographer. On Oct. 10, there will not be any classes as staff will take part in their Professional Learning Communities. Picture Day will be on Friday, Oct. 17, so remember to show up with your best smile. Education week is from Oct. 20-24. We have fun activities planned throughout the week surrounding the theme of “Supporting and Celebrating Success”. Students and staff are off to a great start to the 2014-15 school year. We welcome all parents and community members into our building to support various events that happen here. Have a bountiful harvest and a great month of October. UPCOMING EVENTS Education Week Each year our province and the Ministry of Education dedicate the third week in October to Education Week. This year’s theme is “Supporting & Celebrating Success!”. During this week, Oct. 20-24, we are planning a couple of activities for the classrooms. To start off the week on Monday, Oct. 20 the students will get together for Breakfast Buddies. That morning, upon arriving at school, students in the higher grades will be partnered with the elementary students. They will enjoy a complimentary breakfast together of mufﬁns, fruit, cheese and yogurt and then get to know each other better. On Tuesday, Oct. 21, the Saskatchewan Cultural Exchange group will be in the school. They will present a variety of workshops that focus on Visual Arts, Drama, Music, Dance and Writing. PAST EVENTS Art Club Calling all artists! Come join us after school to create beautiful art-work for six dates in October and November. Any students in Grade 2 or higher are invited. If you are an older student who would like to join us in creating art or to help with the younger students, we would love to have you join us! Our October dates are: Wednesday, Oct. 8 and 15, and Tuesday, Oct. 21 and 28. In November, we will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 5 and 12. The time is from 3:15 -4:15 p.m. in the multi-purpose room. We hope to have a selection of artwork to display at ParentTeacher Interviews on Nov. 13. See you at Art Club! Student Leadership Conference 2014 “Another Brick in the Wall” Michael Andersen, Hayden Bartley, Joelle Hoeﬂicher, Tara Johnson, Ryan Aiken, Brett Bischler, Autumn Mcleod-Labrecque, Sydney Kvinlaug, Kali Stocks, Dylan Kvinlaug, Miss Boskill and Mrs. Moar attended this year’s Saskatchewan Student Leadership Conference in Nipawin on Sept. 17–19. Over 700 student delegates and staff advisors from across Saskatchewan came together for three days to develop leadership skills and meet new people. The theme of the conference was “Another Brick in the Wall”. Students and staff from L.P. Miller Comprehensive High School welcomed everyone with great enthusiasm. To kick things off there was a welcome BBQ, ﬁeld activities, dancing and music. Students and advisors then gathered in the school gymnasium for the opening ceremonies and to hear the ﬁrst keynote speaker, Ian Tyson. The opening ceremonies also included the presentation of awards –one which was the Provincial Award of Excellence in Student Activities. We are very proud to announce that Canwood School SRC was one of this year’s winners. Mrs. Moar was also presented with the Saskatchewan Association of Student Council Advisors, Advisor of the Year Award. The students were presented with a banner that will be proudly displayed in our school and Mrs. Moar was presented with an engraved plaque. Many thanks to Mrs. Johnson and Joelle Hoeﬂicher who ﬁlled out the nomination forms and submitted our names to the Provincial SASCA executive. Over the next two days the students attended various breakout sessions and were entertained and inspired by some great speakers, including Phil Boyte, Kevin Brooks and Marc Scharenbroich. Thursday ﬁnished off with a formal banquet and a dance at the Nipawin Evergreen Centre. Everyone enjoyed their time at SLC and arrived home on Friday with new ideas, cheers, positive stories and a closer bond with the other members of our SRC! The students are also looking forward to next year when the conference will be held in Shellbrook and they will be able to help out at the ground level. The Grade 11 and 12 students from Canwood Public School headed north to the PANP to begin their annual canoe expedition to Grey Owl’s cabin on Aug. 29. The enthusiastic group consisted of 10 students and 2 chaperones. After registering for the Back Country Camping, the group watched a short video outlining the dangers of big lake ﬂat water canoeing as well as being made aware of the precautions to take to avoid contact with bears. Following the registration, the group was transported to the drop off point to Kingsmere Lake. After the canoes were loaded with gear, it set off on the river to the portage. The paddling and steering techniques that were practiced at Fish Lake a week earlier were put to a quick test against the current of the river. The ﬁrst night was spent at Bladebone Bay. This required a 4 hour paddle from the south end of the lake. The Canoe Gods were with us as the water was quite calm and the temperature was 18°C. After setting up camp at Bladebone, the hungry paddlers ate supper. After supper was cleaned up, the task of creating a bear cache out of a canoe strung up in the trees began. This ended up to be a work of art and very functional. The kids woke up Saturday morning to the sound of a south east wind bringing waves straight into the bay. Everyone took their time having a big breakfast and tearing down camp. The timing was perfect which allowed the canoe party to get on the water by 11:30 a.m. as the wind had switched to a more favourable direction. The group reached the North End campground at 1:30 p.m.. Camp was set up and lunch was eaten by 3:00 p.m.. Everyone put on a good pair of shoes and embarked on the hike to Sandy Bay. Many pictures were taken through the mossy path, small creeks and downed trees on the way to the Sandy campground. Everyone returned to the Northend by 6 p.m., just in time to gather up some grub before darkness arrived. On Sunday, the canoeists were eager to make the trek to Grey Owl’s cabin. Some chose to hike while the others took their canoes over the trail so that they could get some ﬁshing in after visiting the cabin. The ﬁshing did not disappoint as many pike and walleye were caught and released. Only a few were kept for supper that night. This is always the best day of the trip as it is not too taxing on the canoers and there is a lot of time just to hang out with their classmates on the beach. It was a perfect day sitting in the canoe with a little radio, listening to the Roughrider game while catching some enthusiastic ﬁsh. The evening concluded with supper and returning to the beach after dark to star gaze. Everyone tore down the camp on Monday morning and made the journey down the east side of the lake in a casual 4 hours. While paddling, part of the group passed the time planning for the ﬁrst pep rally of the school year by singing all of the songs they wanted to share with the group back at school. After camp was set up at the Southend campground, a familiar face appeared. A former student who was on the trip 2 years prior and wanted to show his cousin the beauty of the region, was just ﬁnishing his trip. The canoeing skills he learned in the past were being put to good use. The students were also made aware of how quick the weather could turn bad on Kingsmere as a quick storm brewed up large waves within about 15 minutes. Small hikes, a little swimming and games of hide and seek occupied the group into the night. Everyone was looking forward to getting home on Tuesday. The gear was packed up into canoes after a very large breakfast. The paddle to the portage was very leisurely as the canoes drifted down the river to the unloading spot. The group met up with the trucks that transported everyone back to Canwood with eyes full of beautiful scenery and our minds full of memories to be shared for many years to come. Terry Fox Run Terry’s journey is one that we will never forget. His dream was for a world without cancer. Thirty four years ago Terry’s words were, “Even if I don’t ﬁnish, we need others to con- Shellbrook Chronicle 9 tinue. It’s got to keep going on without me!”. How proud Terry would be to know that so many years after his memorable and heroic journey, his dream and his belief in miracles is still going strong. At 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, Constable Haley from the Ahtahkakoop RCMP Detachment, with his lights ﬂashing, kicked off the walk as Pre-K – Grade 4 students, parents and staff made their way down the streets of Canwood to Whispering Pine Place. Grades 6–12 made their way from the school to the Regional Park. Everyone enjoyed walking or running in the sunshine. When the participants returned to the school they purchased a hearty fundraising lunch of beef/bison stew. A number of draws were made and prizes were given out to the Terry Fox participants. A total of $2861.14 was raised for cancer research and more proceeds are still coming in. LIBRARY NEWS Wow, what a beautiful fall we’ve had! Winter is just around the corner and some serious reading time will soon be upon us. Just a reminder that October is Canadian Library Month so try to visit your local library for some great reading. Thank you to Kelcie Grimard for donating a new book to our library. Senior Golf Three Canwood Cougar golfers entered the North Central District Grass Green golf championships at the Cooke Municipal Golf Course on Sept. 18. In order to advance to Provincials the local golfers would have to compete against strong competition from Prince Albert and Area. Our team was quite inexperienced compared to other golfers. Unfortunately, Delayne Aiken, Brody Cyr and Colton Bahnuick did not advance from District playoffs but hopefully this experience will help them in the future as Canwood forges ahead into Grass Green golf. Elementary Soccer We had an excellent year for elementary soccer this fall. On Sept. 8 our soccer season began and we had 32 students join from Grade 2 to Grade 6 to participate in the sport. We were so excited to have so many students come out to play, it was deﬁnitely a fun season!! On Sept. 22 and September 29 we played 2 games against Debden. The students showed off their skills and abilities in successful matches and kept close scores in each game. We had the most beautiful weather for our ﬁrst game in Debden and the temperatures cooled off a bit for our second game at home in Canwood. We are so proud of our students’ teamwork and collaboration in practice and during our games! We would also like to add a special thanks to everyone who helped out with practices and games. Way to go, Canwood Cougars!! New to our school this year is the Dream Catcher Project, a Sask. Rivers School Division coaching project. The focus of the project is to increase the achievement of every student in our school. This means setting a school - wide goal and having a school-based instructional coach work with staff and students to achieve it. Canwood Public School’s 2014 – 2105 smart goal is: By June 2015, 100 per cent of SRPSD students will be achieving mastery or proﬁciency in mathematics literacy or will have 50 per cent catch up growth in mathematics literacy (students not achieving mastery or proﬁciency standards) or will reach their individual benchmark level in mathematics literacy. Our speciﬁc goal will be our focus on the Number Strand (adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing). By June 2015, 100 per cent of the Grades K–10 students will be achieving mastery or proﬁciency in mathematical outcomes in the Number Strand or will reach their individual benchmark. 10 Shellbrook Chronicle By Laura Lepard and Tammie Burak www.shellbrookchronicle.com Healthy by Nature Healthy by Nature gives you the information you need for better health through better lifestyle October is Agriculture Month in Sask. Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart has proclaimed October as Agriculture Month in Saskatchewan. The month will focus on proﬁling opportunities in agriculture to youth. “Agriculture is one of the largest economic engines in Saskatchewan, accounting for about 10 per cent of the provincial gross domestic product and generating more than 50,000 jobs in the province,” Stewart said. “As harvest continues and school gets underway, October is an ideal time to share with youth the opportunities that this thriv- 306-747-2442 Classifieds Work [email protected] October 10, 2014 ing industry has to offer.” With a growing global demand for food comes high demand for well-trained individuals to work in the agriculture industry. To attract youth to a rewarding career in agriculture, the ministry has launched a new web presence at www.saskatchewan. ca/thinkag that proﬁles real Saskatchewan people employed in the industry. In addition to interactive career features, this site offers scholarship information and teacher resources. In addition to the website, a thinkAG Facebook page has also been launched to give current and potential ag employees a forum to discuss careers in agriculture and what the industry has to offer. During the month of October, teachers, career counsellors, producers and industry are encouraged to get involved in spreading the message that a job in agriculture can lead to a challenging, rewarding career. Stay connected with Agriculture Month by following the Ministry of Agriculture on Twitter @SKGovAG, on Facebook at Saskatchewan Agriculture or by visiting our website at www.saskatchewan.ca/thinkag. WARREN & LORRAINE ADAMSON Monday, October 20th, 2014, 10:00 am Shellbrook, Saskatchewan • LIVE INTERNET BIDDING Seller Contacts: Warren & Lorraine Adamson, 306-747-2704 | Auction Coordinator: Kim Kramer, 306-445-5000 Directions: From Shellbrook at the junction of Hwy#3&55 (Esso) go 1.3 km east on the Hwy and then take grid 6.4 km (4 miles) north. (Yard on east side) Tractors: 1994 John Deere 8570 4wd, 24 spd, 4241 hrs showing; 1985 Versatile 856 4wd, powershift, pto, 8253 hrs showing; 1985 Versatile 256 4wd bi-directional & Versatile 2360 FEL, 11,000+/-hrs showing; Universal 850DT MFWD tractor & Universal 950 FEL, 2641hrs showing; 1954 Massey Harris 33 antique; 1947 Massey Harris 44 antique; Combines: 2000 John Deere 9650 STS & JD 914P p/u header, 1952 thr/2874 eng hrs showing; 2006 John Deere 930D 30’ draper header; 1997 Case IH 2188 sp combine & CIH 1015 13’ p/u header, 2718 thr/3625 eng hrs showing; 1998 Case IH 1010 22.5’ rigid header; Swathers: 1990 Case IH 6000 25’ sp, 1898 hrs showing,; 1992 Westward 25’ pt; Seeding & Tillage: 2005 Morris Maxim II 40’ air drill & Morris 7240 tow behind air tank; Bourgault 8800 32’ air seeder & Bourgault 2155 tow behind tank; Flexicoil System 95 50’ harrow packer bar; Inland 55’ harrow packer bar; Alteen 21’ tandem disc; Free Form HD 30 tonne fertilizer tank; Grain Handling & Storage: Westfield MK100-61 grain auger; Westfield TF80-41 auger; Spraying: Flexicoil 67XL 80’ pt sprayer; 2005 New Holland SF115 pt suspended boom 90’ sprayer; Navigational Equipment: 2 - John Deere AutoTrac 200 steering kits; John Deere Star Fire 3000 reciever; John Deere 2600 display; Haying & Livestock: New Holland 675 t/a manure spreader; Heavy Trucks: 1979 International F1954 tandem axle grain truck, 466 diesel, 13spd Fuller, Ultracel 18’ steel box; 1981 International 1624 single axle grain truck, 345 V8, 4+2 trans, 42,193km showing; 1968 Ford 700 grain truck; Light Trucks & Cars: 2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Laramie crew cab 4wd dually, 5.9L Cummins diesel, 6 spd. manual, 181,500 km showing; Trailers: 2010 Load Max 25’+5’ t/a gooseneck flatdeck trailer, tandem dually; Lawn & Garden: 2003 John Deere L110 riding mower, 426 hrs showing; ATV’s & Boats: 1990 Kawasaki Bayou 300 four wheeler ATV; 1984 Delta Craft 156 XLT fibreglass boat; Other Misc Equip: Partial listing only – See full list and pictures on the internet at www.kramerauction.com, or call 306-445-5000 for more information. . Important Notice: This is only a guide and in no way a guarantee of size, description or year. Please inspect all equipment to your own satisfaction. Complete terms and conditions are available at bidder registration. 1-800-529-9958 SK Provincial Licence #914618 – AB Provincial Licence #206959 choices. Dr. Joel Fuhrman a boardcertiﬁed physician in the United States and a member of the Institute for Functional Medicine, recently gave a TEDx talk about nutritional science and medicine. He called the American diet, which is virtually identical to the Canadian diet, “dramatically nutritionally deﬁcient.” Typical diets are made up mostly of processed foods and animal products, he stated, which have a low ratio of nutrients to calories. He explained that combined with an inactive lifestyle, this nutritionally deﬁcient diet wrecks our health. Like water drops running onto a rock from a waterfall, over time, those water drops will crack a boulder. In the same way, daily nutritional and lifestyle stressors take their toll on our health. “It’s the toxic American lifestyle that’s resulting in the all these diseases, driving people to the doctors’ ofﬁces,” says Dr. Fuhrman. In treating patients, Dr. Fuhrman recommends a nutrient dense, plant-based diet that he calls a “nutritarian diet” which is rich in nutrients, antioxidants and phyto-chemicals. He says this diet, with its high nutrient-to-calorie ratio, leads to a longer, healthier life, stops food addictions and cravings and helps people attain their ideal weight. Dr. Fuhrman uses a little proverb to help people remember the importance of eating nutrient-rich foods instead of the typical North American diet. He tells people, “The whiter the bread, the sooner you’re dead. The more you eat green, the more you get lean.” Stressing the importance of eating more produce, he sums up his diet recommendations in an acronym. G-BOMBS stands for Greens, Beans, Onions, Mushrooms, Berries and Seeds. It’s these dietary elements that Dr. Fuhrman calls the“immune system special forces” because foods in these groups inhibit fat storage, ﬁght cancer and lengthen life span. “Heart attacks, strokes and dementia don’t have to happen,” Dr. Fuhrman asserts. These things are not a natural consequence of aging, but instead are the results of our diet and lifestyle choices. He also contends that the war on cancer can be won now because we already have the studies and information we need to ﬁght it. “A nutritarian diet is therapeutically more effective than medications for almost every medical condition,” he insists. As an example of what the “nutritarian diet” can do, Dr. Fuhrman refers tosome patients whose health was radically changed due to his simple, holistic lifestyle recommendations. He talks about Robert who was wheelchair bound and had rheumatoid arthritis and heart disease; Heather who suffered with constant headaches, insomnia, depression and anxiety; Donna who had ﬁbromyalgia; and Jodi who had severe psoriasis and suffered for 25 years with debilitating pain due to lupus. They all regained their health and were able to live free of pain, without medications, explains Dr. Fuhrman, because the body is a self-healing machine when it’s properly fed. Dr. Fuhrman’s message is, “You don’t have to be sick and be suffering and be tied to medications for the rest of your life.” Visit Healthy by Nature on Facebook to view the video. Disclaimer: This article is for information only. Consult a physician for diagnosis and treatment of any health condition. The publisher and authors are not responsible for any adverse consequences resulting from the use of any suggestions given in this article. Laura Lepard is a massage therapist with more than 25 years of experience and a certiﬁcate in nutrition from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. She practices from her clinic in Holbein (306-960-1725). Tammie Burak is a freelance writer who lives near Spiritwood ([email protected]). For more information on this and other lifestyle topics, join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ healthybynature.ca. Healthy by Nature Recipe Creamy Onion Soup This quick and easy raw soup has germ-ﬁghting onions and garlic to help boost your immune system for cold season and a full-bodied, spicy ﬂavour. 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ cup almonds, soaked for 2-4 hours 2 cups hot water ½ cup fresh parsley 1 clove garlic 1/3 cup chopped sweet onion Sea salt to taste Blend almonds and water in a blender till smooth. Add the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth. Serve immediately. Scott Moe, MLA Rosthern-Shellbrook 34 Main Street, Box 115 Shellbrook, SK, S0J 2E0 Phone: 306-747-3422 Fax: 306-747-3472 Toll-free: 1-855-793-3422 Email: [email protected] Web: www.scott-moe.com Fast Genetics is a leading international swine genetics company, based in Spiritwood, Saskatchewan, who owes much of its success to its progressive, enthusiastic, and professional team of employees. Fast Genetics is currently seeking to ﬁll the following position: Class 1A Livestock Driver – Full Time Fast Genetic livestock trucks run Monday-Friday completing mostly local transfers, with opportunity for long hauls several times a month. The potential candidate must be able to pick-up and deliver pigs in a safe and efﬁcient manner, load and handle pigs, complete applicable documents, perform pretrip, post-trip inspections and preventative maintenance checks on trucks and trailers, adhere to all safety and trafﬁc laws, and perform all other duties as requested. The potential candidate should be self-motivated, reliable, have excellent organization and communication skills, Class 1A license and the ability to drive in all weather conditions, working knowledge of diesel truck maintenance, and a safe driving record veriﬁed by a current drivers abstract at time of interview. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of related experience. Fast Genetics Livestock Driver’s fall under Federal Regulations and have a wage range of $16.50-$23.00/hr. plus possible quarterly bonus. Fast Genetics offers a comprehensive beneﬁt plan including health, dental, disability, group life insurance, and a registered pension plan. To ﬁnd out if our company may be a part of your future plans, please submit your resume to: Fast Genetics Inc. Box 903 Spiritwood, SK S0J 2M0 Fax: 306-883-2060 Apply online at www.fastgenetics.com or e-mail to [email protected] “premium pig genetics from people you can count on” We thank all applicants, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. October 10, 2014 www.shellbrookchronicle.com Shellbrook Chronicle 11 Reduce the risk of foodborne illness during Thanksgiving Food is an important part of many holiday celebrations. You can help reduce the risk of foodborne illness for your family and friends by following some basic food safety tips. Health Effects: The most common symptoms of food poisoning are stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and fever. Most people recover completely from foodborne illness, but some groups are at greater risk of serious health effects, like kidney problems and even death. The groups at greater risk are young children, the elderly, pregnant women, and people with weakened immune systems. General Food Safety Tips: There are four basic steps you should always follow to help reduce the risk of foodborne illness: Clean: Wash hands, contact surfaces (like kitchen counters) and utensils often to avoid the spread of bacteria. Separate: Keep raw foods separate from cooked and ready-to-eat foods to avoid cross-contamination. Cook: Use an instant-read digital thermometer and cook to these internal temperatures: 85°C (185°F) for whole poultry 74°C (165°F) for stufﬁng, casseroles, leftovers, egg dishes, ground turkey and ground chicken, including sau- sages containing poultry meat 71°C (160°F) for pork chops, ribs and roasts, and for ground beef, ground pork and ground veal, including sausages at least 63°C (145°F) for all whole muscle beef and veal cuts, like steaks and roasts Chill: Keep cold foods cold. Bacteria can grow rapidly when food is allowed to sit in the so-called danger zone: between 4°C (40°F) and 60°C (140°F). For additional holiday food safety tips, visit the Healthy Canadians website. RM of Shellbrook meeting highlights MINUTES OF A MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SHELLBROOK NO. 493 WHICH WAS HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS OF THE MUNICIPAL OFFICE IN SHELLBROOK, SASKATCHEWAN, on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. Present were Reeve Robert Ernst and Councilors Andy Larsen, Larry Ferster, Earl Stewart and Doug Oleksyn, and Administrator Karen Beauchesne. Reeve Ernst called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m. Elna Fish attended the meeting at 11:00 a.m. and gave an update on EMO activities. That we approve the minutes of the meeting of July 2, 2014 as presented. Carried That we accept the reports of the various members of Council and the Administrator’s report, as presented. Carried That we approve the Statement of Financial Activities for the month of July, 2014 as presented. Carried That we approve the correspondence as presented. C a r ried That we authorize the Reeve and the Administrator to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between the R.M. and Town as presented. Carried That we do not object to Evan Herzog’s request to construct his residence on NW 32-49-01-W3 140 feet from the centre of the road, as opposed to the 150 foot setback required in the Zoning Bylaw. Carried That we make the following appointments and arrangements for this fall’s elections: Returning Ofﬁcer - Karen Beauchesne. Nomination Ofﬁcers - Karen Beauchesne, Val Thompson. Deputy Returning Ofﬁcers - Val Thompson, Jerry Carlson & Elna Fish Polling Places - Division 2 - Shellbrook Seniors Hall - Division 4 - Shellbrook Seniors Hall - Division 6 - Mayview Store (Seniors Hall as alternate) Rates of Pay - Deputy Returning Ofﬁcers $150.00/day - Polling Places as required - Mileage for delivery of boxes $ 0.50/km. Carried That we authorize the Reeve and Administrator to apply for a $500,000.00 Line-of-credit at the Afﬁnity Credit Union. Carried That we approve the following applications for a Building Permit, subject to the approval of the Building Inspector: Permits Jamie Capner NW16-49-03 Shop $75,000.00 Roger Fulton SE 11-50-02 Shop/storage $ 54,000.00 Trevor Morash NE 12-52-02 Shop $98,000.00 Evan Herzog NW 32-49-01 House $179,000.00 Carried That we give the Sturgeon Lake Regional Park Authority a loan of $24,000.00, with no interest, to be repaid within 3 months. Carried That we do not object to Laurie Somervilles’s request to subdivide and untie 2 parcels, on NW 31-49-01-W3 providing that any roads, access or approaches required as a result of the subdivision are the responsibility of the developer, and shall be approved by the Rural Municipality. Further, this subdivision is subject to a $2,000.00 cash-in-lieu of The Municipal Reserve requirement and, due to high water levels, the Rural Municipality shall remain harmless from any water drainage issues that may arise. Carried That we make an offer to OmniTrax of $1,000.00 per half mile for the purchase of rail bed within the R.M. Carried That we approve the accounts being regular cheque numbers 7252 to 7313 in the amount of $347,506.64 and payroll cheque numbers 12285 to 12307 in the amount of $41,106.25. Carried That we adjourn. MINUTES OF A MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF SHELLBROOK NO. 493 WHICH WAS HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS OF THE MUNICIPAL OFFICE IN SHELLBROOK, SASKATCHEWAN, on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. Present were Reeve Robert Ernst and Councilors Andy Larsen, Larry Ferster, Earl Stewart, Sean Helm, Derwin Joelson and Doug Oleksyn, and Administrator Karen Beauchesne. Reeve Ernst called the meeting to order at 7:00 a.m. Jason Ranger, Gary Gale, Larry Marshall and Grant Fulton attended the meeting at 7:30 a.m. to discuss Road Maintenance Agreements. That we approve the minutes of the meeting of Aug. 6, 2014 as presented. Carried That we accept the reports of the various members of Council and the Administrator’s report, as presented. Carried That we approve the Statement of Financial Activities for the month of August, 2014 as presented. Carried That we approve the correspondence as presented. Carried That we set our rate for the sale of cold mix at $197.00 per tonne, plus $3.00 per km delivery charge, if required. Carried Due to the fact that the R.M. was not notified of the haul, and a Ranger Road Maintenance Agreement was not obtained by the Rd. Maint. Contractor for Jason Ranger, that we accept the road repair Agreement work and gravel supplied by Mr. Ranger in lieu of an Agreement after the fact. Carried That we request an Easement on the most Southerly 17 feet in perpendicular width of the Road Allowance which lies on the north side of Section 7-51-01-W3, owned by the Sturgeon Lake First Nation TLE. Carried That we do not concur with Jackie Grimsrud’s request that the R.M. lobby the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure to ban the use of engine retarder brakes while passing by the Town of Shellbrook on Highway #3. Carried That we approve Ian and Kim Johnson’s proposal to repair the roof on the Heritage House, previously known as Backwoods Bed & Berries. Carried That we do not object to SaskTel’s proposal to bury telephone cable in NW 21-49-03-W3, provided that they will assume responsibility of digging up or moving said cable should any future roadwork be required at this location. Carried That we authorize the Reeve to sign an Agreement stating that we accept Canadian Rail Track Material Inc’s offer of $13,000.00 to reclaim the 2 rail crossings on Hannigan’s road, as well as the 3 crossings within the Town of Shellbrook. Further, that we give the Town of Shellbrook $4,500.00 of this money to recover their costs to reclaim the crossings in Town. Carried That, although it is considered a worthy cause, we do not concur with the Saskatchewan Federation of Police Officers’ request for the R.M. to purchase an advertisement in the 2014 Crime Prevention Guide and “Family Violence Awareness”. Carried That, due to the fact the Sturgeon Lake First Nation is applying for Reserve creation for Section 07-51-01-W3 and SW 02-51-02-W3, we write a letter advising of our concerns regarding who will be responsible for costs associated with road maintenance. Carried That we do not object to SaskTel’s proposal to install a new copper cable to NW 23-52-02-W3, providing they will be responsible for moving said cable should any future roadwork be required at this location. Carried That we approve the accounts being regular cheque numbers 7314 to 7362 in the amount of $421,524.21 and payroll cheque numbers 12308 to 12329 in the amount of $38,858.35. Carried That we adjourn. X VOTE FOR Larry Ferster I will: For Councillor for Division #4 R.M. of Shellbrook #493 I HAVE 5 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AS AN RM COUNCILLOR I ask for your support on October 22, 2014 WINTER TIRES WE WILL BEAT ANY PRICE!!! Also Ask About Our Winter Tire Siping Option! 306-883-2992 12 Shellbrook Chronicle www.shellbrookchronicle.com October 10, 2014 Dogwoods: variations of variegation Sara Williams Gardeners have an enormous appreciation for variegated foliage – leaves that contain white, cream, pink, yellow or purple in addition to the “normal” green. Like shrubs with golden and silver foliage, variegated shrubs can be used to show off shrubs with purplish foliage. Plant them adjacent to and slightly behind the shrubs with the purple foliage for the best effect. Although many shrubs have variegated foliage (varying from pinkish through gold and white-silver), the hardiest, the most striking and the most readily available are found among the dogwoods (Cornus). Several species have prominent variegation. Red-osier dogwood (Cornus sericea, syn. C. stolonifera) is native to the Canadian prairies, often found growing wild on the edge of sloughs or bush in moist situations. But redosier dogwood is surprisingly adaptable and moderately drought tolerant once established. It has an irregular but somewhat mound-like form, with a height and width of 1.8 to 2.7 m (6–9 ft.). The green leaves, opposite and simple, are promi- nently veined, oval and with pointed tips, turning red purple in fall. The small, white, ﬂat-topped clusters of ﬂowers in May and June give rise to bluish-white berries. The stems are dull red, becoming greyish with age and increased diameter (not unlike people). Red-osier dogwoods grow well in full sun to partial shade (up to 70 per cent shade), with the best fall foliage colour in full sun. They tolerate a range of soils. Although they do better with even moisture, they are moderately drought tolerant once established. The oldest stems can be removed at ground level to promote new growth with a bright red stem colour to enhance your winter landscape. They are well placed in shrub borders, as foundation plantings or used in naturalization. ‘Silver and Gold’ is large (1.8 m/6 ft. in height and spread) and better used in larger landscapes. It has variegated green foliage with a white margin and yellow stems and good winter value. ‘White Gold’, with a height and spread of 2.5 m (8 ft.), has green and creamy white variegated foliage and bright gold winter stems. Check Out Our Winter Tire Specials ALL Tires On Sale Plus... Rebates on Now! 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It does best in partial shade. Ivory Halo is an upright, compact selection. The green leaves have white margins, and the stems are red in winter. It has a rounded form and is 1.5 m (5 ft.) in height and spread. ‘Gouchaltii’ (aka Gold and Rose) is more rounded than most, with a height and spread of 2 m (6.5 ft.). It has variegated green leaves with yellow margins, often with a pink tinge, and red winter stems. Unfortunately, it appears susceptible to aphids. ‘Silver Charm’ is a dense, slow-growing, dwarf dogwood, approximately 1 m (3 ft.) in height and spread with silver and green variegation. It’s well suited to a smaller landscape. Sara is the author of the new and revised ‘Creating the Prairie Xeriscape.’ In her latest book, Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo: A Photographic History, she tells of the history of an institution and the personal stories of the people who made an important impact on Prairie agriculture. This column is provided courtesy of the Saskatchewan Perennial Society (www.saskperennial.ca; [email protected] yahoo.com). Check out our Bulletin Board or Calendar for upcoming garden information sessions: October 22, A History of the Forestry Farm Park and Zoo, 7:30 pm at Emmanuel Anglican Church on Dufferin St. RM of Redberry #435 Amazing 2600 sq. ft. timber built home with loft overlooking lake, 457 acres with 205 acres cultivated, farmed organic, balance bush and pasture. In-ﬂoor heat in home, quonset and garage from a wood burning heater, with propane back-up. Solar power and endless features in the home. Well sheltered yard and garden areas with lots of fruit trees. The area offers good hunting and ﬁshing. Located near lac La Peche just over an hour from Saskatoon, Prince Albert and North Battleford. A must to view. MLS®# 511919 For more info on any of the above listings call Call Lloyd Ledinski 1-306-446-8800 or 1-306-441-0512 of the Battlefords website: remaxbattlefords.com Locally Owned and Operated ~ 1391 100th St., North Battleford, SK S9A 0V9 October 10, 2014 www.shellbrookchronicle.com Shellbrook Chronicle 13 Stay fit when temperatures drop Many animals hibernate throughout the winter. Humans are afforded no such luxury. In fact, living a sedentary lifestyle during the colder months of the year can actually prove detrimental to human health. Exercise is beneficial any time of the year, but it can be especially so during the winter months when colder temperatures force many people inside, where they live more sedentary lifestyles than they do during the rest of the year. Adapting your exercise habits in the winter can help you make it through the colder months in great shape. There is no reason to stop exercising when the temperature drops. The American Heart Association says working out in the cold weather has distinct advantages over working out in hot and humid conditions. When the weather is cold, you may be able to work out longer and harder because the heat won’t zap your energy levels, and exercising outdoors in the winter is a great way to get small doses of sunlight that can improve mood and help your body produce more vitamin D. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Pointers for the upcoming hunting season Hunting is a popular hobby and sport enjoyed by millions of people across North America. Over the last 10 years, data from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service indicates that more and more females are taking up hunting. Hunting seasons vary depending on where you live. Regulations designed by local conservation, game, fish, and wildlife departments often dictate the start and end of hunting season. Although the licensing, seasons, limits, and fees for hunting may differ geographically, the preparation that goes into getting ready for hunting season is similar regardless of geography. Many seasoned hunters realize hunting season does not begin on “opening day.” Rather, it can take weeks or months to get ready for a successful season. Considering hunting seasons can be brief, preparation helps hunters make the most of their time spent in the field. • Purchase your license, tag or stamp. Many wildlife departments require hunters register in advance of the season, and says exercise can help boost your immune system, which can help you fight colds and flu symptoms. Just a few minutes of exercise each day can help prevent simple viral and bacterial infections as well. Working out in the winter may help you burn more calories than in warmer seasons. Research published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise found that race times are faster in cold weather than in warmer temperatures. Quicker runs or walks can burn more calories. If exercising outdoors is too uncomfortable, break up your routine into smaller, more manageable sessions. Aim for 10 minute sessions several times per day. This quickly can add up to the 30 minutes of daily recommended exercise. Dress in layers so you can feel comfortable, adjusting your clothing as necessary. You don’t want to be freezing, but you don’t want to wear so many clothes that you start sweating and risk hypothermia. Consider less traditional exercises when winter sets in. These include shoveling snow, sledding, skating, skiing, and snowshoeing. SALE BY TENDER 1. Under the provisions of The Tax Enforcement Act, the R.M. of Canwood No. 494 offers for sale the following properties: Block A, Plan No. 101510615 Ext 20; a portion of SW 16-49-05 W3 Block 4, Mont Nebo, Plan BD532 Ext 3 Lot 9, Block 2, Mont Nebo, Plan BD532 Lot 1, Block 1, Mont Nebo, Plan BD532 this registration includes securing a hunting license. Because there is a limit to how many animals each hunter can hunt, tags for the animals they’re hunting also will be issued. Hunters planning on going out for the season should stay apprised of when licensing and registration begins and ends so they can hunt legally. • Scout areas. The landscape can change from year to year depending on a host of factors, including construction, commercialization and weather. Areas once open to hunting may now be restricted lands. Map out your potential hunting location and be aware of any new landmarks or changes. • Check and replenish gear. Inspect weaponry, field-dressing supplies, clothing, and other supplies for wear and tear. Address any issues that need to be fixed, or replace items as necessary. If a rif le, bow or shotgun hasn’t been fired in a while, take it to a range to verify accuracy and sighting. If you hunt out of a tree stand or blind, make sure it is sturdy and in good condition prior to use. • Get in shape. Hunting often requires hiking in and out of the great outdoors in various terrain. It’s helpful to increase physical activity leading up to the hunt to prepare your body for the physical demands of hunting. • Organize and pack gear. Ensure your equipment is clean, in working order and packed away in your travel bags. Establish a system of organization and a checklist so you’re certain you will have what you need. Don’t forget to bring along your hunting license and animal tags; otherwise, you may be levied with costly fines. • Always hunt safely. It is quite easy to get swept up in the moment when tracking game. Don’t let overzealousness cloud rational judgement and safety precautions. Otherwise an injury or even death can occur. Hunting season is on the horizon and that means preparing now for the few weeks of sport to come. 2. Tenders must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “Property Tender” and must indicate which property the tender is for. Tenders can be submitted to: The Rural Municipality of Canwood No. 494, Box 10, Canwood, Sask., S0J 0K0. 3. Tenders must be postmarked by 4:00 p.m. on November 7, 2014. 4. A certified cheque to the Municipality for 10% of the amount of the tender must accompany the tender. Tenders submitted without certified funds will not be considered. 5. Highest, or any tender, not necessarily accepted. 6. The successful bidder will have 45 days to provide the balance of cash to complete the purchase. The deposit will be forfeited if the successful bidder does not finalize the agreement for sale within the required time. 7. All legal costs, title transfer fees and applicable taxes are the responsibility of the purchaser and are in addition to the bid price. Dated the 10th day of October, 2014. Lorna Benson Administrator 14 Shellbrook Chronicle www.shellbrookchronicle.com October 10, 2014 Prepare your vehicle now for the deep freeze Did you know that even in winter, a neglected cooling system is one of the main reasons for a vehicle break down? Antifreeze/coolant performs three important functions. It protects the cooling system from freezing, from boiling over, and from premature wear due to corrosion. Even with long change intervals, the coolant level can become too low – and sometimes due to a leak, it can completely drain away. So be sure to put an antifreeze/coolant check on your pre-winter maintenance list. And to prevent being left on the side of the road in the cold, here are some additional quick tips from Prestone Products Corporation, a leading name in car care: • Protect your cooling system by choosing antifreeze/coolant with a high quality corrosion inhibitor, such as the Cor-Guard inhibitor package in the Prestone line. This is particularly important if your vehicle is new. Engine metals are thinner and lighter these days (to meet consumer demands for lower cost and improved gas mileage) so an anti-corrosion agent designed to meet new engine construction is vital. For topping up coolant levels, save time by using a premixed formulation of 50 per cent coolant and 50 per cent demineralized water. • Change to winter tires. Transport Canada points out that vehicle handling is improved Community ~ Calendar BLAINE LAKE: Wapiti Library - Books, Movies, Magazines, Children’s Section, Internet, Printing, Study/Meeting Space, Proctor Service, Community Programming. Hours: Tuesday 1-5, Wednesday 1-5, Friday 1-5, Saturday 1-4. Contact us for more info 306-4973130 www.wapitilibrary.ca. CANWOOD: branch of Wapiti Regional Library - NEW HOURS - Tues. - 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Thurs. - 10 :00 noon - 4: 00 p.m. STORYTIME - Thurs. 10:30 - 12:00 p.m. Internet services available at the library. DEBDEN: Wapiti Library hours: Monday 3 pm - 7 pm. Tuesday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Librarian: Aline Hannon LEASK: Wapiti Library Hours: Tues. & Fri.: 1 - 5:30 pm & Sat., 1:00 - 5:00 pm. MArCELIN: Wapiti Library is open Tues. 11 - 4 pm; Thur. 3 - 8 pm. For information on all your library needs, please contact 306-226-2110. ShELLBrOOK: Shellbrook Branch of the Wapiti Library located at 105 Railway Ave., West (Provincial building). Library Hours: Mon., 2-6:30 pm; Tues., 2 - 8 pm; Wed. 2 - 8 pm; Thur., 2 - 6:30 pm; Fri., 10 - 4 pm. Children’s Story Time: Fri. 10:30 am (Oct. - May). ShELLBrOOK: AA Meeting, Alcoholic’s Anonymous meet every Monday - 7:30 p.m. at the Hospital. You are welcome to attend. CANWOOD: Attention ALL Canwood & Area Residents submit your history to Canwood & District ‘Now and Then’ History Book. For more info email: [email protected] gmail.com. Barb Benson 306-468-2797; Shelley Andersen 306-468-2051; Donna Wyatt 306-468-2830; www.canwood.ca; Canwood & District History Book Box 172 Canwood, SK S0J 0K0. MArCELIN: Marcelin and District Community Club Annual General Meeting on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the Community Hall. Annual General Meeting at 7:00 PM. Agenda will include: elections for next year, bylaw approval, survey of interests, volunteer sign up list etc. ShELLBrOOK: St. Andrew’s Anglican Church Soup, Sandwich & Dessert Luncheon at the Shellbrook Senior’s Centre on Friday, October 31 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 pm. All proceeds for the Church furnace fund. CANWOOD: Canwood Multiple 4-H Organizational Meeting & Registration, Sunday October 19, 2014 - 6:30 pm, Canwood Public School, Fees: $80/member (after Nov. 1st $100), Projects: Archery, Beef, Light Horse, If anyone is interested in leading a different project, please come to this meeting. New projects/leaders welcome. Feel free to visit www.4-h.sk.ca for more information on projects available. For more information please call Melissa Stieb 306-468-2690 CANWOOD: DAtE ChANgED Canwood Fall Supper at Canwood Elks Hall on Sunday, November 9 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Adults $13, Ages 6-12 yrs $7, 5 & Under Free. Proceeds to The Village & R.M. of Canwood 100th Anniversary Committee. Matching funds provided by Scotiabank to a maximum of $5,000.00 MArCELIN: Fall Supper, Sunday, October 19, Marcelin community Hall, Sittings: 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., adults $12; 6-12 yrs $6; preschool free. Sponsored by St. Joseph Parish. To Follow: Bingo, 50/50, Fish Pond. ShELLBrOOK: Annual Harvest Supper at the Knox United Church, 302 - 2nd Ave. E, Shellbrook on Sunday, October 26. Doors Open 4 to 7 pm. Adults $12; 6 - 12 $6; Five & Under Free. (Turkey & all the trimmings) 20% of proceeds go to the local hospital TV fund Everyone Welcome! ShELLBrOOK: Shellbrook Curling Registration Night on Friday, Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m. Curling Rink Lounge. Triple your adverTising We’ll advertise your important community event in our Community Calendar FREE for two weeks prior to the event with a purchase of a $ 55 .00 2 column x 2” Display ad for only: plus g.s.T. - a savings of over 30% Available to Non-Profit & Community Organizations Only Call Now For Further Details “Don’t miss out on letting your Community and others know of your event!” Shellbrook Chronicle Box 10, Shellbrook, SK S0J 2E0 Ph: 306-747-2442 • Fax: 306-747-3000 • email: [email protected] com when tires of the same type, size, speed rating and load index, are installed on all four wheels. As importantly, proper air pressure extends tread life, improves safety, and reduces fuel consumption. Check the pressure once a month as winter temperatures get colder. • Inspect the windshield wipers every month, and after six months change them for better performance and safety. • Fill an emergency kit with a blanket, flash light, extra batteries, warm work gloves, a collapsible snow shovel, a tow rope, lightsticks, and energy bars. PRAISE & WORSHIP Regular services, Sunday school and special events will be listed at no charge. LUTHERAN CHURCH Zion - Canwood Sunday School, Worship Sunday, 11 a.m. St. John’s - Shellbrook Sunday School, Worship Sunday, 9 a.m. Parkside, Immanuel 11 a.m. - Worship Pastor Chris Dean -----------------------PENTECOSTAL CHURCH Parkside 10:00 a.m. Sunday School 11:00 a.m. Worship David Baldock Shellbrook Sun., 10:30 a.m. - Worship Pastor David Bodvarson 306-747-7235 Canwood 10:30 a.m. - Worship Pastor Glenn Blazosek 306-468-2138 Leask Gospel Tabernacle Sunday 6:30 p.m. Pastor L. Trafford 306-466-2296 -----------------------EVANGELICAL FREE Big River 11:00 a.m. - Worship Bible Classes 9:45 a.m. Summer: 10:30 a.m. - 12 306-469-2258 Youth Nite: Fridays Mont Nebo Wed., 7:30 p.m. Bible Study and Prayer Sun., 10:30 a.m. - Worship Pastor Bill Klumpenhower -----------------------CATHOLIC CHURCH Debden Sun. Mass - 9:30 a.m. Fr. Sebastian Kunnath Big River - Sacred Heart Sun., 11:30 a.m. - Mass Whitefish Sun., 2:30 p.m. - Mass. Victoire Sat., 7:30 p.m. - Mass. Fr. Sebastin Kunnath Eucharist Celebrations Muskeg Sunday, 3 p.m. St. Agatha’s - Shellbrook Sunday, 9 a.m. St. Henry’s - Leask Mass Sunday 11 a.m. St. Joseph’s - Marcelin Mass Saturday, 7 p.m. Mistawasis Sunday, 3 p.m. Fr. Tru Le -----------------------PRESBYTERIAN Mistawasis Sunday worship 11 a.m. Rev. Bev Shepansky -----------------------SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST 407-2nd Ave E, Shellbrook Sat., 9:45 a.m. - Sabbath School Sat., 11:00 am -Worship Broadcast on VOAR 92.1 FM Pastor Dan Guiboche 306-930-3377 -----------------------SOVEREIGN GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH Currently meeting in homes on Sunday morning and Wednesday evenings Parkside 306-747-2309 Leask 306-466-4498 Marcelin 306-226-4615 -----------------------ANGLICAN CHURCH Leask - All Saint’s Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - Service St. Andrew’s - Shellbrook Sunday, 11 a.m. Service Canwood - Christ Church Sunday, 11 a.m. Service Mont Nebo - St. Luke’s Sunday, 2 p.m. -Service -----------------------UNITED CHURCH Big River 1st & 2nd Sundays 1 p.m. - Worship at Anglican Church All Other Sundays - 10 a.m. Shellbrook - Knox Sun., 10 am - Worship Pastor Dave Whalley In Memoriams In memoriams may be put in the Chronicle for $19.50 (30 words) plus 20¢ per additional word Shellbrook Chronicle Phone: 306-747-2442 • Fax: 306-747-3000 Email: [email protected] October 10, 2014 Toronto Maple Leafs carry the persona of two other professional sports teams — Chicago Cubs and the Dallas Cowboys. The Leafs are the Cubs because they’re the lovable losers, their most recent Stanley Cup win coming in1967 — 47 years ago. Cubs fans annually have high hopes until about a third of the way through the season, at which point they bring out their well-worn “Wait till next year” T-shirts. And the Leafs are the Cowboys because while the Dallas footballers are America’s team, the Leafs are most certainly Canada’s team. That foothold on the national love affair with the Leafs is fading, however, thanks to the addition of ﬁve other Canadianbased teams since the Leafs’ last Stanley Cup parade. But while it’s fading, broadcasters on Canada’s two sportsbased networks, TSN and Sportsnet, seem to do their utmost to lead the cheers for the Loveable Losers from T.O. SPORTS www.shellbrookchronicle.com Leafs’ fans have high hopes - again And you can’t Phil Kessel, James deny that the Leafs van Riemsdyk and are lovable. Attend Nazem Kadri, the one of their road only three to ﬁngames in Winniish among the top peg, Calgary, Ed90 in the NHL last monton, Ottawa year, and there or Vancouver and are high hopes for the crowd support baby-faced Wilis sometimes close liam Nylander, the to 50-50. Diehard Leafs’ ﬁrst-round BRUCE Leaf fans save up pick who likely PENTON their nickels for needs a year of sea~ tickets to the sinsoning before he gle, solitary Leaf becomes an NHL visit of the year, regular. wash their Borje Salming, On the blueline, sophomore Ron Ellis or Dave Keon jersey Morgan Rielly is the Leafs’ and show up to root — usually best, and Jake Gardiner is in vain — for the boys in blue. a legitimate NHLer. The So how do the Leafs look name Dion Phaneuf is rarely this year? Their fans blindly printed without the two-word say this could be the year; the ‘much maligned’ adjective experts foresee another frus- attached, but he’s still a big trating season for the Laffs presence in the blueline. and their fans. So what’s in store for the The problem begins in goal, Leafs in 2014-15? Sorry where James Reimer and Leafs’ fans, probably more of Jonathan Bernier remind the same — mediocrity, and no one of Johnny Bower or many more melancholy menTurk Broda. There is some of- tions of 1967. fensive skill up front, led by • Greg Cote of the Miami Herald, on baseball commissioner Bud Selig forming a committee to look at speeding up games: “I still like my idea: First run wins.” • Jeff Gordon’s Tipsheet on StLToday.com, remembering former NBA star Marvin Barnes, who recently died: “The Spirits were getting set to depart on a ﬂight from Louisville at 8 a.m. that would get into St. Louis at 7:56. After one look at his ticket, Barnes exclaimed ‘I ain’t getting on no time machine,’ and promptly rented a car for the trip home.” • Dwight Perry of the Seattle Times: “Now that the Derek Jeter Farewell Tour has wrapped up, how’s that ‘Welcome Back, A-Rod’ campaign for 2015 coming along?” • Comedy writer Alan Ray, on a telltale sign its an NHL exhibition game: “The starters only ﬁght for one period.” • ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel, on the former Olympic decathlon champ Bruce Jenner’s plastic surgery: “When I was growing up his face was on a box of Wheaties. Now his face isn’t even on his face anymore.” • Greg Cote again: “The PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup playoffs were won by somebody named ‘Billy Horschel,’ a strong indicator that whatever the FedEx Cup playoffs are, they stink.” • Brad Dickson of the Omaha World-Herald: “In his ﬁnal home game, Derek Jeter hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth. In the interest of saving time, when Jeter arrived at ﬁrst base, a representative from Cooperstown was waiting with his Hall of Fame induction letter.” • Dickson again: “Suspended Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon is working as an auto salesman. I think it speaks volumes about the NFL that a guy who temporarily leaves the league to regain his moral compass goes to work selling cars.” • RJ Currie of sportsdeke. com: “A burglar was nabbed Shellbrook Chronicle 15 in Florida after police reportedly found him asleep in front of a TV inside the home he was robbing. Five bucks says he tuned in to a Cubs game.” • Currie again: “Proof that bad things come in threes: CFL games on TSN1, TSN2 and TSN3 all had play-byplay by Rod Black.” • Janice Hough of leftcoastsportsbabe.com: “Bill Simmons of ESPN was suspended three weeks for his profane rant about Roger Goodell where he called the commissioner a liar. Three weeks! Guess he should have just taken a swing at Goodell in an elevator.” • Steve Schrader of the Detroit Free Press: “After sacking Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers on Sunday, Detroit Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch jumped around — and tore the ACL in his left knee. Clearly the Lions aren’t used to celebrating.” Care to comment? Email [email protected] Sewer work causes partial road blocks along Main Street For those Shellbrook residents who may have heard strange gurgling noises emanating from their toilets earlier this week, you can sleep easy knowing your porcelain thrones aren’t possessed. The odd sounds were merely the result of sewer rehabilitation work being performed by ACME Environmental Services, which also caused multiple intersections of Main Street to be partially blocked off by large trucks and equipment. Carter Matechuk, supervisor of underground services for ACME Environmental Services, said that the company is using a newer method of redoing sewer pipes that is faster, more environmentally friendly and most importantly, cost-effective. “It’s extremely beneﬁcial to communities because there’s no asphalt to repave, there’s no digging involved at all, and we can replace a full block in about 12 hours,” he explained. “If you dig, it takes a week or two, and it’s about twice as expensive. The newer method also allows workers to use prerehabilitation videos to identify problems, and postrehabilitation videos to ensure the job was done right before pipes are reopened. At time of publication, Matechuk anticipated that the job would be ﬁnished in two or three days. PRINCE ALBERT RAIDERS HOCKEY SCHEDULE Fri., October 17 ~ 7 p.m P.A. VS Edmonton Come for the Game, Stay for the Party! Workers from ACME Environmental Services work on sewer rehabilitation at the intersection of Main Street and 3rd Avenue. Sat., October 18 ~ 7 p.m P.A. VS Red Deer 16 Shellbrook Chronicle www.shellbrookchronicle.com October 10, 2014 BUSINESS DIRECTORY 306-747-2442 ACCOUNTING CATERING ELECTRICIAN HEARING CLINIC J &H Electric Weberg Accounting Services Residential, Commercial & Agricultural Wiring & Trenching Skid Steer Service Carlton Trail Hearing Clinic Dr. Jodi Haberstock, Au.D., BC - HIS LAWYER Wilcox Chovin Law Office REAL ESTATE Your Best Move! • 10 yrs. Experience Bookkeeping & Income Tax Big or Small Catered to ﬁt any budget. Call Rob 306-714-7282 Email: [email protected] Check us out on facebook Serving Shellbrook & Surrounding area 306-922-0003 TF 1-877-477-6863 www.carltontrailhearing.com 306-747-2641 306-922-1420 CONCRETE SERVICES ELECTRICIAN INSURANCE OPTOMETRIST ADVERTISE HERE Shellbrook AUTOBODY REPAIR 306-747-3450 Jake Verbonac 306-747-9073 Registered Audiologist 2995 2nd Ave. West South Hill Mall, Prince Albert, SK BURTON CONCRETE email: [email protected] www.taitinsurance.ca E L E C T R I C • Complete Autobody Repair • Lifetime Warranty • Auto Glass Repair • Paintless Dent Repair 492 South Industrial Dr. Prince Albert 306-922-2040 ADVERTISE HERE Shellbrook • On Site Mixing • No Waste • Now offers full concrete services from start to ﬁnish IntegraSpec ICF Distributor Only pay for what you use! Phone Waylyn 1-306-441-4006 CONSTRUCTION This Space Is Waiting For You Keep Your Business In The Public Eye And A Quick Reference At Your Customer’s Finger Tips. Call Today: Madeleine 306-747-2442 BRONZE CASTER NISSE FOUNDRY Bronze cemetery plaques made at Mont Nebo, Sask. Phone: 306-468-2853 Fax: 306-468-2252 “CONCEPTION TO COMPLETION” Your Full Service Builder RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION New & Renovaton Now Servicing Rural & Lake Country RTM or Site Built Mike Linsley 1-877-898-8248 (TAIT) (P) 306.747.8282 (F) 306.747.4445 (E) [email protected] General, Health & Hail Insurance Motor License Issuer JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN FUNERAL SERVICES Central Optometric Group OPTOMETRISTS 3 - 210 - 15th Street East, Prince Albert S6V 1G2 This Space Is Waiting For You Keep Your Business In The Public Eye And A Quick Reference At Your Customer’s Finger Tips. Call Today: PHONE 306-764-6311 Madeleine 306-747-2442 PLUMBING RENOVATIONS/RESTORATIONS 306-747-2828 (24 hrs.) www.beaulacfuneralhome.com Monument Sales & Pre-arrangements Available Tammy Smart 306-497-7509 [email protected] CURBING FUNERAL SERVICES RCM Curbing Prince Albert Kwik Kerb Continuous Edging Suits: Director of the Boards TMK • Renovations • Additions • Home Maintenance EAVESTROUGHING Chuck Church Tyson Kasner Eavestroughing • Fascia Sofﬁts • Siding [email protected] Cell Phone Number 306•747•8169 Courteous, professional, reliable, plumbing, heating, gas fitting services Ph: 306-747-4332 Shellbrook, Sask. FINANCES Building Futures Together Serving our Communities in Debden and Big River Debden 306-724-8370 Big River 306-469-4944 • Water & Sewage Clean Up • Flood Extraction • Insurance Claims & Estimates Steve White @ 306-960-5714 Vince White @ 306-960-5483 Email: [email protected] PLUMBING/HEATING ADVERTISE HERE D & S Mechanical Services Inc. 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SHELLBROOK, SK Build our community: Buy locally manufactured Licensed & Insured Journeyman Carpenter Canwood Shellbrook BEAU “LAC” FUNERAL HOME LTD. • Garden Soil & Bark Retention • Mower Strips • Driveway Borders & Edges • Landscaping Contouring • Paving Borders • Carparks email [email protected] web: www.nissefoundry.com COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL WIRING TRENCHING SKIDSTEER & BACKHOE SERVICES 306-747-2896 306-468-2227 306-466-4811 Kimble Bradley Bill Cannon Keep Your Business In The Public Eye And A Quick Reference At Your Customer’s Finger Tips. Call Today: Madeleine 306-747-2442 LAWYER ADVERTISE HERE TRUCKING DELBERT M. DYNNA Law Office This Space Is Waiting For You Rocky Road Trucking Ltd. 100A - 10th St. East Prince Albert, SK S6V 0Y7 phone (306) 764-6856 fax (306) 763-9540 Preferred areas of practice: Wills, Estates, Real Estate Debden, SK Keep Your Business In The Public Eye And A Quick Reference At Your Customer’s Finger Tips. Call Today: Madeleine 306-747-2442 For all your Grain Hauling needs. Now Also Available 53’ Step Deck. Contact Rocky Couture Cell (306)468-7872 or (306)724-2176 October 10, 2014 www.shellbrookchronicle.com Shellbrook Chronicle Shellbrook Chronicle your local newspaper and more Your supplier for: • • • • Rubber Stamps Embossers Signs Cards - Wedding, Anniversary, Thank You, Etc. • Paper Supplies • Photocopying Paper • Photocopy - Full Color & Black/White • Brochures • Invoices & Forms • Business Cards • Envelopes • Printing of All Kinds • Customized Computer Forms Competitive Pricing “We’re Your Local Rural Printer” Ph: 306-747-2442 • Fax: 306-747-3000 Email: [email protected] 17 18 Shellbrook Chronicle THE CLASSIFIEDS Phone 306-747-2442 Fax 306-747-3000 Email [email protected] P.O. Box 10, Shellbrook, SK S0J 2E0 Advertising Deadline - Monday: 5:00 p.m. Subscriptions $60.00 + $3.00 (GST) = $63.00/year Shellbrook Reaching over 10,000 people weekly. Personal Classifieds: $13.25 for 20 words + GST 20¢ additional words $7.75 for additional weekds Classified Display: $17.80/column inch. Minimum 2 column inches - $35.60 + GST. For All Other Advertising Please Contact Our Office at: Ph: 306-747-2442 or Fax: 306-747-3000 Email: news: [email protected] advertising: [email protected] TAX ENFORCEMENT MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE FEED FOR SALE TAX ENFORCEMENT LIST TOWN OF SHELLBROOK PROVINCE OF SASKATCHEWAN Notice is hereby given under The Tax Enforcement Act that unless the arrears and costs appearing opposite the land and title number described in the following list are fully paid before October 22, 2014, these accounts will be forwarded to Western Municipal Tax Enforcement to start tax enforcement proceedings. Note: A sum for costs in an amount required by subsection 4(3) of The Tax Enforcement Act is included in the amount shown against each parcel. Lot 13, Blk 25, Plan CR285, Title 138948575 $1,304.52 Lot 6, Blk 25, Plan CR285, Title 116723101 $8,412.20 Lot 3, Blk 2, Plan S3193, Title 142258967 $2,343.34 Lot 1, Blk 8, Plan Q508, Title 116548162 $1,745.99 Lot 8, Blk 7, Plan Q508, Title 130307824 $1,131.11 Lot 1, Blk 25, Plan CR285, Title 110678159 $3,538.36 Lot 4, Blk 44, Plan 101306382, Title 142324163 $1,184.10 Dated at Shellbrook, SK this 10th day of October, 2014. Kelly Hoare, Administrator FOR SALE - Paddle boat, table saw, drill press, scroll saw, Arian garden tractor, garden sprayer, grass sweep. 306468-2794 2-41CH FOR SALE - Good quality hay, no rain, round bales, good for horse and sheep. 306-466-4428 2-41CH AUTOS FOR SALE FOR SALE - 2007 Equinox LT/LS, loaded, one owner. AWD, new tires, spark plugs and wires. Stored in garage. 175,000 km. Excellent condition. $9800.00 306-4272275. 2-41CH MACHINERY FOR SALE FOR SALE - John Deer pull type combine 7721, Titan II, good condition $5,000 obo. Phone for information 306468-2070 2-41CH Classiﬁeds Are An Easy Sell! 306-747-2442 www.shellbrookchronicle.com SWNA Blanket Classifieds Chronicle FOR SALE - Round wheat straw bales, $15 each. Ph: 306468-4394 2-42CH WANTED WANTED Apartment or House to rent in Shellbrook for two people and one dog. Call 1-905-719-1984 or Shellbrook Chronicle 306-747-2442 WANTED - All kinds of feed grain, including heated canola. Now distributors of feed pellets with up to 36% protein. Marcel Seeds, Debden Ph: 306-724-4461 TFCH WANTED - Pair of used clogging shoes, size 8½ or 9. Call 306-747-8207 TFC HOMES FOR SALE IT’S HERE! Cottages that are: 1) affordable & moveable 2) move in ready 3) builte with integrity for all seasons 4) energy efﬁcient. Order now from $49,000 to $69,000 including delivery. Best value on the market! Come & check out our demos and we will build your dream Park Model home, cabin, ofﬁce or rental for delivery in 6 - 8 weeks. Call now for appointment to see. 306-468-2224 or Cell 425-348-8948 6-42CH GOOD THINGS come in small houses! New 2014 Park Model (14’ x 46’) home for $69,000, includes delivery. Lots of features you’ll want: 30 year roof, lifetime vinyl siding, 2x6 construction, full size stainless steel appliances, dishwasher, washer & dryer, central heat & air and more. Call now Reaching over 6 million people weekly. Cost for 25 words: Saskatchewan market .........$209.00 One Zone ............................$86.00 Two Zone ..........................$123.00 Alberta market .......................$259.00 Manitoba market ...................$179.00 BC market .............................$395.00 Ontario market ......................$429.00 Central Ontario ..................$139.00 Eastern Ontario ..................$143.00 Northern Ontario ..................$82.00 Quebec market English ...............................$160.00 French ................................$709.00 Atlantic market ......................$159.00 Across Canada ..................$1,770.00 (excluding French) for an appointment to see or order from over 40 ﬂoor plans including cabins, ofﬁces and Grand loft Park Model Homes. 306-468-2224 or Cell 425-348-8948 for appointment. 6-42CH FOR SALE - 14x60 newly renovated open concept 2 bedroom, new windows, doors, insulated roof, fully upgraded kitchen & bathroom, includes 5 appliances. Located Whispering Pines Trailer Park. Sold on site or moved $30,000. 306-3145978 2-42CH HELP WANTED SHELLLBROOK MOTEL is looking for part time housekeeper and a part time maintenance person. Call 306747-2631 or come in person. TFC HELP WANTED Northwood Esso & Subway • Evenings & weekends • Competitive wages • Multiple positions available • Students welcome Bring resume or pick up an application form. COMING EVENTS COMING EVENT: Vendors needed: Chitek Lake Craft & Trade Extravaganza. Saturday, November 15th, 2014. Tables $25.00 each, call 306-984-2353 to book. 3-43CH SERVI CES SERVICES - Now taking registration for the fall Piano lessons with Thomas Wrigley. Beginners to Grade 10. Phone 306-961-4760, Prince Albert. TF Advertising Deadline is Monday 5:00 p.m. your way! October 10, 2014 Career Ads Reaching Over 600,000 People Weekly Rates: $7.79 per agate line Size: 2 col. x 2” ...................$424.00 Deadline for Booking/Material Monday at 5 p.m. Contact the Shellbrook Chronicle 306-747-2442 or Email: [email protected] All prices plus applicable taxes. NOTICE This newspaper accepts advertisements in good faith. We advise that it is in your interest to investigate offers personally. Publications by this paper should not be taken as an endorsement of the product or services offered. HOUSEKEEPER WANTED on the farm • Clean and cook • Help look after pets and animals • Young children welcome Phone 306-747-3316 306-714-7997 SERVICES - Lee White Livestock Hauling, servicing your area. 1-306468-7628 or 1-306427-4465 13-51CH AA Meeting Alcoholic’s Anonymous meet every Monday - 7:30 p.m. at the Hospital You are welcome to attend. CARD OF THANKS Shellbrook Seniors Association would like to thank all who supported us for our very successful Tea and Bake Sale. Pauline Bird won the ﬂoral arrangement donated by Shellbrook Flower Shop. CHECK IT OUT! Shellbrook Chronicle Website www.shellbrookchronicle.com Don’t Miss Out on the Extras! Turn to the Classiﬁeds to ﬁnd your next • Job • Car • House • or Anything else you want! 20 words for only $13.25 plus GST $7.75 for each additional week • Additional words 20¢ • Includes 2 papers & website Shellbrook Chronicle 306-747-2442 [email protected] October 10, 2014 www.shellbrookchronicle.com EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES: Troyer Ventures Ltd. is a privately owned energy services company servicing Western Canada. All job opportunities include competitive wages, comprehensive benefits package and room for advancement. We are accepting applications at multiple branches for: Professional Drivers (Class 1, 3), and Mechanics. Successful candidates will be selfmotivated and eager to learn. Experience is preferred, but training is available. Valid safety tickets, clean drug test, references and a drivers abstract are required. For more information and to apply, please visit our website at: Troyer.ca. ROADEX SERVICES requires O/O 3/4 tons, 1 tons and 3 tons for our RV division and O/O Semis and drivers for our RV and general freight deck division to haul throughout North America. Paid by direct deposit, benefits and company fuel cards. Border crossing required with valid passport and clean criminal record. 1-800-867-6233; www.roadexservices.com. JOIN US NOW!!! GRIMSHAW TRUCKING IS LOOKING FOR --------------- EXPERIENCED OWNER OPERATORS We are taking applications for this upcoming winter road season. Work is already commencing. --------------- 30 EXPERIENCED OWNER OPERATORS We have secured a project to move a large number of loads from edmonton to yellowknife commencing in november 2014. --------------JOIN US THIS WINTER ROAD SEASON!! GRIMSHAW TRUCKING IS LOOKING FOR --------------- EXPERIENCED SUB CONTRACTOR FLEETS WITH OR WITHOUT TRAILERS The season has already begun with loads moving from Edmonton, AB and Yellowknife NT and we need trucks NOW!! --------------Grimshaw offers competitive rates, safety bonuses and capped insurance. --------------Interested and qualified applicants should forward resumes along with current driver’s abstract to: Brazy Lirazan – Human Resources Fax: 780-452-5023 E-mail: [email protected] Phone 780-414-2835 or see us at 11510-151 Street NW, Edmonton, AB Integrity Oilfield Hauling is looking for Class 1 Winch, Picker operators and Mechanics. Operating out of Carnduff, SK. Competitive wages and health/dental package. Please forward resume to [email protected] or fax 306-482-3030. Heavy Equipment operators for late model CAT equip: motor scrapers (cushion ride), dozers, excavators, rock trucks, graders (trim operators). Camp job. Competitive wages plus R & B. Valid drivers license req’d. Send resume and work references to: Bryden Construction and Transport Co. Inc. Box 100, Arborfield, Sk. S0E 0A0; Fax: 306-769-8844 Email: [email protected] xplornet.ca www.brydenconstruction andtransport.ca M E D I C A L TRANSCRIPTION is an in-demand career in Canada! Employers have work-at-home positions available. Get the online training you need from an employertrusted program. Visit: CareerStep.ca/MT or 1-888-528-0809 to start training for your work-at-home career today! HELP WANTED M E D I C A L TRANSCRIPTIONISTS needed! Employers seeking over 200 additional CanScribe graduates. Student loans available. Incometax receipts issued. Start training today. Work from Home! www.canscribe.com. [email protected] 1.800.466.1535. Leo/Margaret Martin Auction. October 19, 2014, 10am. 848 sq.ft. house, 23’ Trailer. Otthon, SK. www. ukrainetzauction.com Karla’s Auction 306-782-0787 PL#310056 FEED AND SEED Buying/Selling FEED GRAINS heated / damaged CANOLA/FLAX Top price paid FOB FARM Shellbrook Chronicle PROVINCE-WIDE CLASSIFIEDS. Reach over 550,000 readers weekly. Call this newspaper NOW or 306-649.1400 for details. Western Commodities 877-695-6461 Visit our website @ www.westerncommodities.ca Online Only Real Estate Auction. Opens Fri Oct 17 & Closes Thurs Oct 23 Viewing: Sun Oct 5 & Sun Oct 12 2-4pm Daily. Acreage (20 Acres) with 1280 sq.ft. Bi-Level Home, 5 bdrs, 2bths. w/Attach Garage & Outbuildings. Only 25 Miles From YORKTON, SK. For more information Contact Auctioneers @ 1 800 667 2075 or go to www.hodgins auctioneers.com. PL#914705 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY GET FREE VENDING MACHINES Can Earn $100,000.00 + Per Year. All Cash - Retire in Just 3 Years. Protected Territories. Full Details CALL NOW 1-866-668-6629 W e b s i t e WWW.TCVEND.COM AUCTIONS COMING EVENTS Bill/Brenda Cameron Auction. October 18, 2014, 10am. Yorkton, SK. 10 acre Hobby Farm, acreage equipment. www.ukrainetz auction.com Karla’s Auction 306-782-0787 PL#310056 ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES SHOW & SALE. October 20 to 26 (inclusive) at Market Mall, Preston & Louise, Saskatoon, during mall hours. HEATED CANOLA WANTED!! - GREEN CANOLA - SPRING THRASHED - DAMAGED CANOLA FEED OATS WANTED!! - BARLEY, OATS, WHT - LIGHT OR TOUGH - SPRING THRASHED HEATED FLAX WANTED!! HEATED PEAS HEATED LENTILS "ON FARM PICKUP" Westcan Feed & Grain 1-877-250-5252 RURAL WATER TREATMENT. Patented iron filters, softeners, distillers, “Kontinuous Shock” Chlorinator, IronEater. Patented whole house reverse osmosis. Payment plan. 1-800-BIG-IRON ( 2 4 4 - 4 7 6 6 ) ; www.BigIronDrilling.com. View our 29 patented & patent pending inventions. Since 1957. LAND FOR SALE FARMLAND WANTED FOR SALE Advertisements and statements contained herein are the sole responsibility of the persons or entities that post the advertisement, and the Saskatchewan Weekly Newspaper Association and membership do not make any warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, truthfulness or reliability of such advertisements. For greater information on advertising conditions, please consult the Association’s Blanket Advertising Conditions on our website at www.swna.com. PERSONALS AVAILABLE BACHELORETTES Looking for someone you cannot wait to see again! My 50’s are wonderful. I travel & no more mortgage payments. The kids are grown & I am in excellent health. Just this summer I went on a Caribbean cruise & loved it. I have a trip planned for Yellowknife for me & my sister who lives in Florida, celebrating her 40th wedding anniversary in March. I am a social person, & being a professional in my field, I am invited to many functions & events. It would be wonderful to have a man who enjoys that kind of thing, but I do like to stay at home too. I have always had a thing for a man with a motorbike. There are many places in Canada I would love see on a road trip. NO FEES OR COMMISSIONS! SUMMARY OF SOLD PROPERTIES Central - 206 1/4’s South - 75 1/4’s South East - 40 1/4’s South West - 65 1/4’s North - 6 1/4’s North East - 4 1/4’s North West - 12 1/4’s East - 51 1/4’s West - 4 1/4’s FARM AND PASTURE LAND AVAILABLE TO RENT PURCHASING: SINGLE TO LARGE BLOCKS OF LAND. PREMIUM PRICES PAID WITH QUICK PAYMENT. So, life has changed for me since my husband passed away. At 49 I would like to meet a nice person. I come from a large farming family with many, many aunts & uncles, cousins, sisters & a brother. I am an executive, so my work is great. I am very lucky to have such a wonderful career and will retire early thanks to some good financial decisions that I made. 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CAA Saskatchewan re- minds all motorists to plan ahead for their long weekend travels to visit family and friends. “We know that there will be an increase of motorists on our roadways travel- ling to be with their loved ones,” said Christine Niemczyk, Director of Communica- 14102MF00 tions with CAA Saskatchewan. She added, “That’s why it’s important to plan ahead and ensure your vehicle is roadworthy. We know that in Saskatchewan the weather can change quickly which can impact driving conditions. Be prepared: adjust your driving behaviour to the changing environments.” Here are a few more safe driving tips: - Ensure your vehicle is in top working condition with a full tank of gas and properly inflated tires to help with fuel efficiency. A poorly maintained vehicle can use up to 50 per cent more fuel. Under-inflated tires also reduce safety and fuel efficiency. - Check your vehicle’s belts and hoses. Just a little attention to these vital components can ensure your car is operating at its best. - Also check the brakes, fluid levels and battery. Today’s vehicles have more electrical demands than ever and batteries play an essential role in meeting those demands. - Allow extra time for travel and let others know your route and expected time of arrival. - Check weather and travel conditions before heading out. If conditions are poor, delay travel if possible. - Before heading out, visit www.getgasprices.ca for the lowest gas prices in Saskatchewan communities as well as in other provinces. - All occupants must wear seat belts. - Ensure children are properly secured and that car seats and booster seats are installed correctly. - Don’t speed. It’s dangerous, and driving above 90 km/hr decreases your fuel efficiency exponentially. - Slow to 60 km/hr in construction zones and when passing tow trucks and emergency vehicles on Saskatchewan highways. Failing to do so is not only unsafe, but could also cost you a fine. - Remember: the use of hand-held communications devices behind the wheel is banned in Saskatchewan as well as in all Canadian provinces. It’s unsafe and monetary penalties can be steep. - Eliminate driver distractions such as eating, drinking, adjusting radio dials and smoking. - Don’t drive if you’re overtired. Stop for regular breaks. - Appoint passengers to be the navigator and cell phone user and let them check for directions and make phone calls or text so the driver can focus on driving and not become distracted. - Don’t drink and drive. Appoint a designated driver.
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