Serving the Areas of: Emerson, Morris, Dominion City, Lowe Farm, Rosenort, Ginew, St. Joseph, St. Jean Baptiste, Tolstoi, Letellier, Ridgeville, Woodmore, Sperling, Aubigny, Dufrost,Carlowrie, Greenridge, Arnaud, Halbstadt, Rosa, Roseau River VOLUME 21 NUMBER 17 October 25, 2014 ~ VERIFIED CIRCULATION ~ 204-712-5082 Riverbend Realty [email protected] RESULTS OF THE MUNICPAL AND SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS By Don Piett The elections are over and the results are in. Local government for the next 4 years has been determined by the people. Below are the results for the new Municipality of Emerson- Franklin: ReeveGreg Janzen 677 elected Wayne Arseny 390 Ward 1Archie Hunter 74 elected Dennis Rodewald 67 Ward 2Ron Mihaychuk acclamation Ward 3Orest Kuryk 59 elected Elaine Holodryga 53 Ken Nedohin24 Ward 4Troy Kirkpatrick 97 elected Duaine Riach61 Ward 5Dennis Weiss 76 elected Marvin Wilkinson 66 Ron Ramsey57 Ward 6Doug Johnston 201 elected Brenda Lange178 elected Glen Pappel142 Larry Propp109 Joyce Dayton Emerson LUD Committee Kelly Ihmeacclamation There is still a vacancy of two Committee People for the Local Urban District (LUD) of Emerson. The new council will appoint people to fill these vacancies after they take office on January 1st, 2015. In the RM of Montcalm, results are as follows: Reeve Derek Sabourin elected Laurent Vermette Ward 1Jacques Perron elected Alain Barnaby Ward 2 Emile Remillard elected Deanna Jablonski Ward 3Paul Sabourin elected Andrea VanRyckeghem-Reeks Ward 4Harold Janzen elected Ulysse Marion St. Jean Baptiste LUD Jean Lucienacclamation Wayne Klassen acclamation The RM of Morris uses a different system. There are no wards and all councilors and the Reeve are elected across the whole municipality. The results are: Reeve Ralph Groening acclamation Councilors Marvin Dueck311 elected Stan Siemens293 elected Rick Giesbrecht 290 elected Margaret Gluck 251 elected Denis Robert243 elected Barry Fraese228 elected Brad Coulombe227Greg Janzen - elected Reeve for Emerson-Franklin Robert G. Mears 84 Ward 3Jake Cornelsen acclamation Rosenort LUD Ward 4 Fred Kelesnik 239 elected Shane Kroeker87 elected Cheryl Petroni Crick 98 Lorne Siemens 74 elected Alan Clayton16 Frank Peters72 elected Ward 5Shelley Gyrota In the town of Morris, the Mayor and all councilors Ward 6 Maureen Suotte were elected by acclamation. They are as follows: Ward 7Charlene Grier MayorGavin Van der Linde Elected to the Borderland School Division are: Councilors Ward 1Jolene Bunn 364 elected Bill Ginter Matt Donkersloot 58 Mike Hinchley Ward 2Jared Fast acclamation Tim Lewis Ward 3Gail Sutherland acclamation Ruth Murray Ward 4Florence Beaudry acclamation Trevor Thiessen Ward 5Albert Klassen acclamation Bruce Third Ward 6Jacob Fehr 85 elected Jim Parry-Hill27 School Boards were also elected yesterday. The 284 elected Chairperson of the School Board is decide by the Ward 7Steven Wiebe Craig Smiley200 elected members after the election. Results for the Red Patricia Wiebe183 elected River Valley School Board are as follows: Dwight Froese157 Ward 1Alicia Lazaridis acclamation Debbie Rydberg 96 Ward 2Jacqueline Wolfe acclamation Doors Open at 6:00 pm Show Begins at 6:45 pm. Thickets $45 or $340 per Table of Eight Dinner Theatre and Chamber of Commerce Awards Night Call 204.746.2832 Email: [email protected] Visit www.morrismultiplex.ca Cash Bar Specialty Wine Bar 3 Course Meal Friday November 14th Served Between Reserve Your Table today! Acts THE SOUTHEAST JOURNAL Dominion City News By Shirley Berrington We were blessed with another gorgeous couple of days this weekend and the above normal temperatures that continued this week were a real gift. The days have become really short, as mornings are quite dark now. The time changes November 2nd, so it will be a little brighter in the morning for a little while. Hopefully, the nice weather can hold out for Halloween, when the little trick-or-treaters come knocking. Our country was shaken by the horrific shooting of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the National Wa r M e m o r i a l i n Ottawa on Wednesday. Our Prime Minister Harper called this an act of terror, as our country is no longer immune to these terrorist attacks. Tw o s o l d i e r s w e r e purposely run down in Quebec on Monday, by a man tied to Jihad, with one soldier being injured fatally. Our sympathy goes out to all the friends and family of these slain army personnel. We will recover as we stand united against terror but our country has surely lost its innocence. Wednesday, October 22, was Election Day in Manitoba. Congratulations go Riverside Rosenort News October 25, 2014 Pg.2 out to Brian Bowman for his outstanding win for the Mayor of Winnipeg, garnishing 47.5% of the vote. In our Emerson/Franklin municipal election Greg Janzen defeated Wayne Arseny. Dennis Weiss is the successful candidate for Dominion City’s Ward 5. Winners of all other wards are as follows: Ward 1- Archie Hunter, Ward 2 – Ron Mihaychuk, Ward 3 – Orest Kuryk, Ward 4 – Troy Kirkpatrick and Ward 5 – Brenda Lange and Doug Johnston. Congratulations go out to all the winners and for all those who ran for public office. Your interest and enthusiasm is to be commended. RVS Mini School is restarting its fall sessions. This program will commence on Oct. 27, 29, into Nov. 17, 19, and Dec. 1, 3 at the Roseau Valley School Kindergarten room from 9:30-11:30 am. Join us for play, songs, stories, games, snacks and crafts while making new friends. This program is free and open to all families with preschool-aged children. It is the expectation that parents will stay with their child. Please sign in and out at the main office for safety reasons. If you want more info please contact Tandy or Keela at 204-427-2143. The Franklin Food Bank needs your support in the form of canned goods, cereal or other food items, or financial contributions that can special. Dave and Doreen Penner returned from a Fehrway bus tour taking them into the Amish area of Pennsylvania! They had 32 people on the bus and by the time they were back they had made many new friends. Having a meal in an Amish home was certainly a highlight! Happy 90th birthday to Mrs. Elma Dueck (Levi). On Sunday afternoon her family hosted a celebration for her at the Heritage Center. Tim Dueck came from BC to join his sister Lorna and family for the occasion. Mrs Helen Loewen of the Rosebay Apts. was pleased to have son Paul and Melody and grandchildren Dave and Kayla come from Calgary for the weekend. The ladies enjoyed lunch at the Farmhouse café on Thursday. On Sunday the Loewen family enjoyed a thanksgiving meal at the Rosebay apts. A note to all! Daylight Saving time ends on November 2nd! Remember we fall back one hour!! This is the second time in less than a week that our water is turned off! A reminder Do not plan on showers after 10 pm. Luckily the next morning all is good again! It is a bit difficult for us to get used to after being on our own system for so many years. Will have to watch the RM page It has been interesting to hear from my readers in regards to Lorne’s birthday! The fact was that we spent a day at the WPG city zoo walking thru the ”Journey to Churchill“. It was great and very realistic! We will put the REAL trip on our buck list! by Lorraine Loewen The weather has been exceptional for this time of the year, and we are certainly enjoying it! The farmers have been out on the fields combining the corn, as well as getting the field work done. Condolences go out to the Albert Penner family on his passing away at the Maplewood Manor in Steinbach on October 16 th . My memories go back to the Flowery Bank school days where Albert attended along with his sisters and about 10 other students! His parents were the Peter J. Penners, they lived only a short distance from the school. Albert is survived by his wife Doris, 5 daughters and 4 sons. He was predeased by his first wife Mary (nee Friesen). The P e n n e r ’s l i v e d i n Rosenort until Albert’s failing health a few years ago. O n We d n e s d a y evening the Morris Multi Plex was well filled for the performance of the Asante Childrens Choir. It was a fantastic presentation! The crowd was treated to a variety of amazing music and traditional dance as well as heartfelt testimonies from some of the youngsters ranging from 11 to 16 years old. The African choir is travelling together for over 5 months to raise support for funds to sponsor more youngsters to go to school! Eleanor Zacharias returned from a 2 week vacation spent in Kelowna with her daughter Brenda and Norman Thiessen and their family. Welcome back to Bill and Linda Chalmers! They have spent nearly 5 months living in their RV in Sudbury Ontario. Spending time with family and to be near Linda’s father was very be made through your local churches. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated as we continue to reach out to the less fortunate in their time of need. Come do some early Christmas shopping at the Dominion City Craft & Bake Sale which will be held at the DC Community Hall on Saturday, November 15th from 10 am –2pm. Lunch will be available. The DC United Church will have a bake table and would welcome any donations of baking for this. To book a table or for more information, you can contact Bob & Myrna Stark @ 4273918. The Dominion City Skating Club will be offering power skating lessons on Tuesdays from 5:30 until 6:15pm. The start date is November 4, and lessons will continue until March. The cost is $90. To register, please contact Keela at 427-3762. Happy Birthday wishes go out to George Opocensky, who turned 89 this week, and to Dorothy Stewart, who turns 95, and Bernice Weninger, former DC resident of the Emerson Personal Care Home, who turns 96. We wish you all continued health and happiness. It was a steady stream of people who lined up at the DC Community Hall for their flu shots. If you weren’t able to get there today there are other locations still available. We are pleased to have an additional health facility in our town. Dominion City will have a weekly mobile health clinic staffed with registered nurses and nurse practitioners. The mobile clinic will provide regular check ups, treatment for minor ailments, lab services, immunizations, help with managing a chronic disease or condition, referrals to other health services or specialists, prescription renewal and other health education and promotion. Call 1-855-644-3515 to make an appointment. This will be a great service to have, especially in winter. We won’t have to travel far in adverse conditions! The Southeast Journal 104 Dominion St, Emerson, Manitoba Ph: (204) 373-2493, Emerson Fax: (204) 373-2084, E-mail: [email protected] www.southeastjournal.ca Publisher: Brenda Piett Editor: Don Piett Advertising: Don Piett, Brenda Piett Box 95, Morris,MB, R0G 1K0 Box 68, Emerson, MB, R0A 0L0 The Publisher reserves the right to refuse any or all advertising for any reason, stated or unstated. Advertisers requesting publication of either display or classified advertisements agree that should the advertisement be omitted from the issue ordered for whatever reason, The Southeast Journal shall not be held liable. It is also agreed that in the vent of an error appearing in the published advertisement, The Southeast Journal accepts no liability beyond the amount paid for that portion of the advertisement in which the error appears or affects. Claims for adjustment are limited to errors appearing in the first insertion only. Advertising copy deviating in any way from the regular classified style will be considered display and charged on that rate scale. Printed in USA THE SOUTHEAST JOURNAL October 25, 2014 Pg. 3 Messages Birthday Wish for Mom Happy 95th Birthday wishes to our wonderful Mom, Dorothy Stewart, on October 26th. Wishing you a fabulous day & many wonderful times ahead, full of health and happiness. Love from your sons, Glenn & Carmen Dave & Carol Don & Barb Our terrific families & your loving angel Thank You Dear Friends & Family We wish to express our thanks for the support & love shown us during the loss of our darling daughter Jodie.The beautiful cards, flowers, food, phone calls & texts, are easing our pain day by day. The hugs and comforting words mean so much to us. Love Don & Barb Stewart Emerson Seniors Corner By Diana Breckon y This was Election Day, hope you all got out to vote for your favorite Councillors and Reeve. Whatever the results are we have to give the winners our support. The weather was nice, so no reason not to get out and support your favourite. The turnout for the Flu Clinic today was great. The next Flu Clinic at the New Horizon is Wednesday October 29th, 11 am-3 pm. Just bring your medical card and some identification. There were 5 tables of cribbage players at the New Horizon Centre on Monday Oct 20th. Men’s high- a tie between Sam Sadler and Ron Kostelniuk (827), Men’s low- Art Klan (731), Ladies highChristine Dearborn (848), Ladies lowBunny Sadler (713). At coffee break we celebrated Wilf Felch’s 88 th Birthday with a delicious chocolate cake and ice cream. Many best wishes Wilf for many more birthday celebrations. Next week Wilf and Nola are heading south to their winter home. See you in the spring. The Yoga exercises are cancelled for next week due to previous bookings. They will resume on November 6thS. The Annual Halloween Tea will be held at the New Horizon Centre Friday Oct 31st at 2 pm. Costumes optional. Refreshment and entertainment. Come and join the fun. Friday night keep your lights on if you have treats for the young people. It’s a fun night for the kids and me too. Keep our kids and grandkids safe. E-Mail: [email protected] Fax 1-204-272-3492 Thank You Thank You for all the cards, flowers, community support, and donations made in our late Dads memory From the family of Richard G. Graham In Memory of our Dad and Mom Bill & Teenie Fostey Those we love don`t go away They walk beside us every day Unseen, unheard, but always near Still loved & dearly missed Until we meet again you will forever Be in our hearts. Love from Ruth, Jean, Audrey, Johnny & families Fall Suppers Emerson Fall Supper October 26th, 2014 – 4:00-7:00 pm At Emerson Community Complex All proceeds go to the operation of Emerson Complex Roseau River Bible Camp October 26th from 4:00-7:00. Plates are $12 each, children 6 and under are free. Donations are welcome. All proceeds go toward our new building project Cyprus Lodge. Lowe Farm School Fall Supper Friday November 21st- 5:00 - 7:00 pm Lowe Farm Community Centre Adults- $10.00, 12 & Under $5:00 Preschool- Free Rosenort Cooperative Ltd Annual general meeting, November 18 /2014 7:00 PM Rosenort Heritage Centre, Reports, Door prizes, All members welcome Hallowe’en is Here It’s time for Hallowe’en, A day for trick or treat. When the kids dress up in costume And walk proudly down the street. They ring a lot of doorbells, And collect a lot of candy too, And if they happen to see a ghost, They will be greeted with a Boo. Pumpkins light up the windows And decorations adorn the front yard. So be careful when you come in, Because the skeleton will be on guard. So go have a lot of fun, And don’t have any fears, Because it will soon be over, And you’ll have to wait till next year. Happy Hallowe’en – till next time – take care. Recipe of the Week Soft Pumpkin Cookies 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp ground nutmeg ½ tsp salt 1 ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup butter; softened 1 cup Libby 100% Pure Pumpkin 1 large egg 1 tsp vanilla extract Glaze (Optional) Preheat oven to 350oF. Grease baking sheets, combine first 6 ingredients; Beat sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl until well blended. Beat in pumpkin and egg and vanilla until smooth and vanilla until smooth. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Drop by rounded teaspoon onto prepared baking sheets. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are firm. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Drizzle glaze over Cookies. Glaze Combine 2 cups icing sugar, 3 tbsp. milk, 1 tbsp. melted butter and 1 tsp of vanilla in a small bowl until smooth. Enjoy! Your ad could be read in 45 Community Newspapers in Manitoba. Advertise in the Manitoba Classifieds For more information contact us at the Southeast Journal @ 204-373-2493 THE SOUTHEAST JOURNAL Supporting Families Regular exercise is essential to a child’s successful development and gets them started on a lifetime of healthy, active living. That’s why our Conservative Government originally introduced the Children’s Fitness Tax Credit (CFTC). This important measure helps make it more affordable for Canadian families to register their kids in fitness activities. Now our Government is happy to announce that we are doubling the Children’s Fitness Tax Credit amount to $1,000, and we’re making it refundable— making this tax credit more beneficial to lowincome families. These proposed enhancements, which fulfill a commitment made by the Government in 2011, will provide tax relief for Canadian families of about $25 million in fiscal year 2014-2015, and $35 million annually thereafter. The CFTC currently provides tax relief to 1.4 million families who enrol their children in eligible fitness activities. When fully implemented, these enhancements will deliver additional tax relief to about 850,000 families. The following example illustrates how doubling the credit will benefit a family. A couple with one child has $950 in eligible expenses in 2014 – including $300 for the child’s fall football program plus $650 for the child’s winter hockey program. Under the current Children’s Fitness Tax Credit, the couple’s tax liability is reduced by $75 (15 per cent of the maximum credit amount of $500). Under the proposed doubling of the credit, their tax liability would be reduced by about $142 (15 per cent of $950). Our Government proposes to make the Children’s Fitness Tax Credit refundable, effective for the 2015 tax year and subsequent tax years. Making the credit refundable will increase benefits to low-income families claiming the credit. The example below illustrates how making the credit refundable will benefit a family. A couple has two children in a soccer program at a cost of $240 per child in 2015. The family’s income is too low and the credit, as it currently stands, is of no benefit to them. By making the credit refundable as proposed, the couple will be better off by $72 ($36 per child based on 15 per cent of $240). The family’s tax refund would include this $72. Since coming into office, we’ve been committed to helping make life easier for families. That’s why we introduced choice in child care with the Universal Child Care Benefit, slashed the GST twice, introduced the Tax-Free Savings Account and the Children’s Art Tax Credit, and implemented many other important initiatives. In total, our G o v e r n m e n t ’s l o w tax plan is saving the average family of four $3,400 per year. And, once the Budget is balanced, we will deliver even more tax relief that helps hardworking families keep more of their hard earned money in their pockets. By doubling the CFTC and making it refundable, our Conservative Government is helping make life more affordable for hardworking Canadian families. I am interested in hearing from you on important issues like this one. You may contact my office toll free at 1-866-333-1933 or at 204-326-9889. You may also write my office at 8-227 Main Street, Steinbach, MB R5G 1Y7, e-mail me at ted. [email protected] or visit my website at www.tedfalk.ca. Letters to the Editor D e a r S i r, M r. Harper illustrates the shallowness of his own thinking in his latest empty gesture. Does he really think that the WWII vets are so shallow in their thinking that they will persuade all of their friends and relatives to vote for Mr. Harper and his lackeys because he gave them a pretty piece of paper and a lapel pin? These veterans receive all of the recognition they want or need on Nov 11th, when millions of Canadians buy poppies and attend the Remembrance Day ceremonies. Previous governments rewarded them very generously w i t h t h e Ve t e r a n ’s Land Act, Housing program and education October 25, 2014 Pg. 4 program. They don’t need any more recognition. What the veterans need is some action, on the part of Mr. Harper’s government to relieve the suffering of those young men and women coming back from Kosovo, Afghanistan etc, with PTSD. This was not a problem in WWII because it was a clean war. We knew who the enemy was and we knew that he was evil. When our troops were not eye-ball to eye-ball with the enemy they could relax among friends. In Afghanistan they were surrounded by the enemy at all times and they had no idea who they were. That young man smiling and giving a friendly wave was quite likely waiting for you to go a few more yards down the road and step on one of the EIDs which he had set out last night. Very few people are able to withstand the stress of being under constant siege for months on end. They need a lot of help and they are not getting it. Bill Rolls Emerson. The Southeast Journal will publish Letters to the Editor provided they include the authors name and address. Management of the Newspaper reserves the right to publish or edit depending on newspaper requirements. Opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the Newspaper D Piett-Editor Is currently accepting applications for: Project Managers, Project Accountants Site Administrators, Supervisors Safety Advisors, Equipment Operators Class 1 & 3 Drivers, Mechanics Labourers 14104ff01 With experience in Power Line Construction For our project in Northern Manitoba Interlake offers: Excellent wages & benefits Advancement Opportunities Shift rotations Camp accommodations If you are interested in working with Canada’s largest independently owned Powerline Construction Company, please submit your resume to: Phone: Fax: Email: 780-960-1950 780-481-1373 [email protected] October 25, 2014 Pg. 5 THE SOUTHEAST JOURNAL R.M. of Franklin Minutes These minutes have been editted. Full version is available at Council Office in Dominion City Editor Special Meeting Minutes October 7, 2014 MEMBERS PRESENT:Reeve G. Janzen, Councilors B.Nichols, E.Holodryga, T.Kirkpatrick , D.Rodewald, P.Friesen, R.Mihaychuk, C.A.O. T.French 237-14 Be It Resolved that Council enters into a committee of the whole for the Public Hearing with respect to By-Law No. 11-14.carried Public Hearing RE: General Borrowing ByLaw No. 11-14 for Proposed Expenditures and Borrowing for Cost Share Agreement with the Province of Manitoba for Highway Upgrades Present: Jarrod Firlotte, Rob Kerda, Duaine Riach, Dennis Weiss, Wayne Arseny Representations/Objections – D.Riach expressed concerns with respect to future maintenance, repairs costs for Provincial infrastructure along PR 200N including the Bridge along the Roseau River after the RTAC upgrade is completed to ensure the Municipality is not required to cost share these works. Council referred to the Cost Sharing Agreement and the provision that Manitoba shall retain ownership and authority over all Mb Infrastructure both during and after the term. R.Kerda asked if the Municipality has accounted for the increase in future maintenance costs for the additional traffic on municipal roads upon the completion of the highway upgrades. Council replied that the maintenance budget has increased over the years for the truck route roads and increases are expected to accommodate the additional traffic on these routes upon completion of the project. 238-14 Be It Resolved that the Committee adjourns the public hearing at resumes the council meeting. carried 240-14 Be It Resolved that Council give first reading to By-Law No. 11-14 as presented.carried 241-14 Whereas the 2014 financial plan included the purchase of a 2-way plow; And Whereas a quote has been received for this equipment; Be It Resolved that the Municipality purchases the equipment as per quote; Funds to be borne by Machinery and General Reserve.carried 242-14 Whereas used equipment was listed for sale; Be It Resolved that Council accepts the offer to purchase for the equipment as attached hereto in Schedule “A”.carried 243-14 Whereas the Municipality requires a replacement grader for the 2010 CAT Grader as provided in the 2014 capital budget; Be It Resolved that Council invite tenders for a new grader; Tenders to be received by Friday November 7th, 4:00 p.m.; Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.carried 244-14 Whereas pursuant to subsection 326(1) of the Municipal Act a Municipality may correct its tax roll and impose supplementary taxes; Be It Resolved that Council approves the assessment reductions in the amount of $6,163.61 and $1,744.52 and additions in the amount of $86,086.76 as per Schedule “A” attached hereto.carried 245-14 Whereas the Municipality is a member of the Seine-Rat Conservation District; And Whereas each year the Municipality makes the sub-district appointments for the annual organizational meeting; Be It Resolved that Council appoints the Council Members and Ratepayers as per Schedule “A” attached hereto.carried 246-14 Be It Resolved that Council approves a $250.00 special events grant to the Shevchenko Ukrainian Centre and the D.C. Curling Club/Arena for the annual Fall Supper events in 2014.carried 247-14 Be It Resolved that Council gives first reading to By-law No.12-14 as presented.carried 248-14 Be It Resolved that Council adjourns the meeting at 12:30 p.m.carried Regular Meeting Minutes October 14, 2014 MEMBERS PRESENT Reeve G. Janzen, Deputy Reeve R.Mihaychuk, D. Rodewald, P.Friesen, T. Kirkpatrick, E.Holodryga, B.Nichols , C.A.O. T.French 253-14 Whereas the Ukrainian Catholic Womens League is hosting a 50th anniversary celebration; Be It Resolved that Council delegates E.Holodryga to attend on behalf of the Municipality.carried 254-14 Whereas the 39th annual Mb Conservation Districts Association Conference is scheduled for Brandon in December; Be It Resolved that Council delegates 2 members to attend.carried 255-14 Be It Resolved that the Municipality supports the military service recognition book by sponsoring an ad in the amount of $295.00.carried 256-14 Be It Resolved that the Municipality donates $250.00 towards KidSport Canada to assist children in the Eastman Region.carried 257-14 Whereas tenders have been received to supply and install approximately 2100 metres of 50mm pressure pipeline for 2 service connections east of Dominion City; Be It Resolved that the Municipality accepts the tender from D3 Excavating in the amount of $65,172.00 and in accordance with the specifications of the tender and subject to the landowners entering in an agreement with the Municipality to cover the cost of this project.carried 258-14 Be It Resolved that Council approves the agreements with Harms and Catellier for the supply and installation of water pipeline as attached hereto. carried 259-14 Whereas tenders have been received for the sale of land described as Lot 6 Block 22 Plan 18410; Be It Resolved that Council accepts the tender as per Schedule “A” attached hereto; And Further Be It Resolved that the purchaser shall be responsible for the legal costs for the transfer of the property.carried 260-14 Be It Resolved that the Municipality accepts the quote from BLC Manufacturing to complete the renovations to the municipal council chamber desk as attached hereto in Schedule “A”.carried 261-14 Whereas Emerson and Franklin are preparing for the Emerson-Franklin amalgamation effective January 1, 2015; And Whereas priority operational issues must be addressed prior to January 1st; Be It Resolved that Council approves the following to ensure the amalgamated Municipality will be operational for January 1st; 1. the conversion of municipal accounting software to an amalgamated database in Muniware; Continued on Page 7 HEAR YE! HEAR YE! Southeast Billboard Sponsored by Southeast Journal Whats happening in your community. Meetings, Fundraisers, School, Church and Recreational events or happenings in Seniors Centrers or day cares. Bring us your poster and if it meets our criteria we’ll print it in the Southeast Billboard....FREE. Dominion City TOPS chapter meets every Thursday at 4:15 pm at the New Horizon Centre, 106 Church Street Emerson. Join us for encouragement and education to help you to Take Off Pounds Sensibly. For more information call Brenda @ 373-2580 RVS Mini School fall sessions will be held on Oct. 6, 8, 15, 17, 27, 29, Nov. 17, 19, Dec. 1, 3 at the Roseau Valley School kindergarten room from 9:30-11:30 am. Join us for play, songs, stories, games, snacks and crafts while making new friends. For more info contact Tandy or Keela at 204-427-2143. The Emerson Personal Care Home Auxiliary is having their Annual Tea, Bake and Craft Sale on Saturday November 1st from 2-3:30 pm at the Emerson Community Complex. The Emerson Complex will be open at 8:00 am the day of the sale for those wishing to drop off baking or crafts. Grand Opening for Kids on the Corner 123 Montreal Street Morris, MB, Nov 26/14 (Wednesday) from 6-9 pm Door Prizes to be won. Coffee and dainties Many great Vendors selling product to raise money for Daycare. Great place to start your Christmas Shopping!! Rembember to recycle this newspaper October 25, 2014 Pg 6 THE SOUTHEAST JOURNAL Art Club Holds Another Successful Show By Ann Decima On Saturday, October 18, the Morris Art Club held their 2014 Annual Show on the Mezzanine Floor of the Morris Multiplex Building. A total of 83 items were displayed using acrylic, water colour and graphite. Janine Rivard, one of the art club members, also creates pottery and displayed a number of pieces. She also provided her potter’s wheel to demonstrate the technique of using the wheel. The Art club has held a Silent Auction in conjunction with the show for the past several years with the proceeds used to hire qualified instructors to provide art lessons to the members. T h e “ P e o p l e ’s Choice” also garners a lot of interest. Each member provides one piece of art and each visitor to the show gets a chance to vote on his or her favourite painting. No, no one wins the painting but the artist whose picture receives the most votes can proudly say “I won the People’s Choice this year.” The Art Club meets every Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. in the Art Room of the Morris School. New members are always welcome. Ruth Murray of Morris whose entry of Northern Lights captured the most votes in the "People's Choice" category at the 2014 Art Show Franklin Senior Service By Carol Schultz - Franklin Resource Co-ordinator Our Halloween Party will be on October 31 at the DC Legion come out for lunch and some fun and games! A big thank you the Zion and Emmanuel Lutheran Churches , the Drewinak Families and everyone who donated to the Franklin Food Bank this past week your generosity is greatly appreciated. Our food bank will be open Oct. 22 and Nov.5 if you are from the RM of Franklin/ Emerson and in need of food please feel free to stop by from 8:30am 10:30am A special thank you to Larry & Shauneen Chubey for their continuous support in letting us use their building for the Franklin Food Bank I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving. I spent the week-end in Edmonton with my son Mike. I took advantage of the long drive to stop and visit friends in Milita, Outlook, SK, Smoky Lake, AB, and Regina. It was a really nice holiday but it is good to be back home. Club Events: Last Saturday was the occasion of The Club’s annual car rally. The weather was very cooperative and some 40 people showed up for the challenge. This year’s organizers were Marinus Hop, Erin Arbuckle and Josh Kerda. They devised the game involving answering Ridgeville related questions based on clues found on route which, this year, took them from Ridgeville to “new bridge” to Stuartburn down the #14 and back to the Ridge along the 2 mile. 10 teams participated in the day long adventure which ended back at The Club where they partook in a tasty buffet of soup & subs. The winners were team “To beat”, Mike and Lesley Froom, followed by team “Aint easy”, Kyle, Misty, Lori and Koop, in 2nd place. Cribbage News. Last Monday 9 teams met at The Club. Patty and Duaine took the big prize followed by Sonya and Diane. This week 8 teams played. Sonya and Dianne came in second while Patty and Duaine took first place. It’s almost time to don your costumes and come to The Club for Halloween frivolities on the evening of Oct 31. See you there! What a beautiful Autumn we are having. It’s been a long time since I’ve so much colour, lasting so long. I was really struck, on my journey to Edmonton, how beautiful the prairie landscape can be. Now that yard cleanup is almost done I am eager to get at my easel and paints, to try to capture some of those shapes and colour under that amazing prairie sky. y Ridgeville News By Janis Nickel 14104gg02 Advertise in the Journal Reaching: RM of Franklin RM of Montcalm RM of Morris Town of Morris Town of Emerson THE SOUTHEAST JOURNAL October 25, 2014 Pg 7 Palliative Care Team Members Say Goodbye Submitted By Holly Rafferty represent more than thirty years of service to the program which aims to support clients who are facing end-ofMembers of the Red t o s a y f a r e w e l l t o and Pr. Laurel Seyfert, life and their families River Valley Palliative t h r e e m e m b e r s o f who are relocating throughout their journey C a r e c o m m i t t e e their committee: Bill to new communities. of care and grief. gathered last Saturday, a n d L o r r a i n e K i n g These members alone The committee serves in an advisory role to Holly Rafferty, Palliative Care coordinator, for this region, fundraising through the Butterfly G o l f To u r n a m e n t , making community connections for events such as the Morris and Emerson Shining Lights services, and in many other ways contributes to communities in this region. Their hard work will be missed (and the committee is looking for new members! Contact Holly Rafferty at 204746-7356 or [email protected] L to R Lorraine King, Bill King and Laurel Seyferts with parting gifts from southernhealth.ca .) Red River Palliative Care Committee September Recap from Southern Manitoba October 16, 2014 Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada Border Services Agency The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of September 2014 highlights from the border crossings in southern Manitoba. This sampling underscores the CBSA’s commitment to keeping communities safe and ensuring our laws are respected. On September 2, CBSA officers in Sprague seized a restricted semiautomatic rifle, a 15-round over-capacity magazine, and a trailer with a homemade compartment built into the bottom. The 46-yearold male foreign national was issued a $1500 a penalty. The investigation is ongoing. Officers in Winkler seized a can of pepper spray on September 4, in a Minnesota man’s vehicle. The man was issued a penalty of $500 and was allowed to enter Canada. On September 10, Emerson officers seized a shipment of 20 prohibited semiautomatic firearm parts as not only did the importer not have the proper import permits, but he also was not licenced to import these prohibited firearm devices. The entire shipment was refused entry. The seized parts would allow a semiautomatic rifle to fire at a very rapid rate of fire. The investigation is ongoing. Also on September 10, CBSA officers at the port of Lena arrested a 33-year-old North Dakota man found hiding under a blanket in the rear of a vehicle in an attempt to avoid examination. The man was charged under the Customs Act for failing to present himself to an officer upon arrival to Canada. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail. Emerson officers seized a prohibited 9mm handgun and 10 overcapacity magazines from a 22-year-old North Carolina man on September 25. The CBSA charged the man with six offences under the Customs Act. He was sentenced to 21 days jail time and a $4,000 fine. On September 26, a 32-year-old commercial driver from Minnesota was denied entry at Emerson for numerous drug-related convictions, and he returned to the U.S. On September 30, two family members from the Bahamas sought entry into Canada to visit for six months. However, further examination revealed they were actually intending to work and stay in Canada permanently without authorization. They were denied entry at Emerson and both returned to the U.S. Quick Facts • There were 156,708 travellers and 113,328 cars in southern Manitoba. • There were 21,221 commercial trucks and 58,936 shipments. • Officers completed 53 permanent resident landings, and issued 143 work permits and 46 study permits. • Fifteen people were arrested for Franklin from Page 5 2. Transfer Emerson’s Operating Funds to Franklin’s Operating Banking Account; 3. Prepare Garbage Collection Plan for Municipal Truck to provide collection services for both Emerson and Dominion City service plan. 4. Approve the personnel policy, employee organizational structure and wage schedule attached hereto effective for January 1st; 5. Approves the EMO Coordinator position and contract attached hereto effective January 1st. carried 262-14 Whereas the Municipality will be converting municipal accounting software from Emerson and Franklin to the amalgamated Emerson-Franklin entity as of January 1st; Be It resolved that the RM of Franklin office shall be closed the week of January 5, 2015 for office staff to complete the conversion.carried November Regular Meeting- Changed from November 11th to November 12th as per the Procedural By-Law. 11:15 a.m. Emerson Milling/R.Tetreault & J.Firlotte expressed need for a producer loading siding in conjunction with CPR’s siding project. 11:30 a.m. Dale Wilson, P. Eng/Canadian Pacific Railway provided information on proposed siding project between 2 mile and 4 mile. Council requests CPR to include a producer loading siding as part of the proposed project. CPR will respond to request before municipal decision is made with respect to crossings. 263-14 Be It Resolved that Council adjourns the meeting at 12:40 p.m.carried Firearm seized at Emerson on September 25 outstanding warrants. • Forty-eight foreign nationals were refused entry for criminality or other reasons at Emerson. • Four returning Canadians were arrested, including one on outstanding warrants. • One person was arrested for impaired driving in September and turned over to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. October 25, 2014 Pg 8 THE SOUTHEAST JOURNAL It Occurs to Me Things That Go Bump in the Night By Joanne Graydon When my daughter was little she often came to me in the night with tears in her eyes. There was something frightening her. After answering a few questions it turned out snakes were crawling under her bed. The same fears returned night after night and finally a lack of sleep forced me to find a way to ease her worries. I found an old spray bottle, filled it with water and carefully printed a label that read, “Snake Away”. I told her I’d gone to the store and found a special spray that would get rid of those nasty snakes. With both hands she gripped the handle and squeezed the trigger a few times- dousing her fears. “It Occurs to Me” my fears can be real or imaginary. Most of my fears rise from thoughts of what might happen and if I let my imagination wander, fear can create all kinds of anxieties. Other fears follow an actual event like getting lost in a parking lot or being confined in a small space. But my childhood fears are the toughest ones to overcome. They linger for years deep down inside waiting for the right circumstances to surface -forcing me to relive a fear-filled moment from the past. All Hallow’s Eve is right around the corner. Visions of witches flying on broomsticks, ghosts floating overhead and ghastly figures creeping through the night raise my heartbeat and send chills down my spine. Rubber masks with long crooked noses and a mouthful of sharp decaying teeth still frighten me while I imagine vampires, werewolves and Draculas appearing out of the dark -bloodthirsty for an unsuspecting victim. I cringe at the sight of sharpened axes, swords and machetes hanging off the belts of villainous characters and heightened superstitions darken my reality. Just thinking about the horrors created for one night of revelry nearly sends me running to hide under the bed. Whatever happened to the not so scary Halloween? Princesses, policemen and scarecrows used to be 14104qq00 popular disguises that never terrorized the neighbourhood. Trick or Treating was about more treats than tricks and no one had to worry about sorting through a pillowcase filled with possible dangers. I remember walking through a haunted house where the most frightening thing was a dangling rubber spider. Nowadays chainsaws hacking away at various body parts is the norm. Or a gruesome graveyard littered with decomposed bodies infested with maggots. I envy people who have no fear of the horrendous boogie man or the clackity clack of skeleton bones hanging from a noose. I admire the courage of anyone who can laugh at the sight of black widow spiders and slithery snakes. And I’m jealous of movie goers who can sit in a darkened theatre waiting to be chilled and thrilled at the sounds of helpless tortured victims. I guess you could call me a “scaredy-cat” or a wimp or just plain silly but the things that raise my fears threaten to return at this time of year. My senses are on alert for a tap tap tapping sound at the back door or for a bloodcurdling scream echoing from the muddy waters edging the creek. Am I ready to face the fear of strange sorcerers lurking around the corner or the bone-chilling growls of a black cat sharpening her claws before an attack? Maybe this year I’ll be able to ignore the decaying corpses rising from their graves to walk the earth once more. And if I’m lucky, I will avoid dropping mirrors, walking under ladders and spilling salt! I’ve been told to “face my fears” many times and perhaps this year I’ll take my own advice and fill a spray bottle with some water and print a label guaranteeing to cure my fear of “Things that go bump in the night!” R.M. of Montcalm Minutes These minutes have been editted. Full version is available at Council Office in Letellier Editor Regular Meeting of the Rural Municipality of Montcalm, October 8, 2014 162/14 BE IT RESOLVED that Council of the RM of Montcalm approve application for subdivision number 4151-14-7296 for Ailsa Crook and Susan Mestdagh, to subdivide a 10.2 acre farmyard from their 143 acre holding on River Lot 157, with no conditions. CARRIED 163/14 BE IT RESOLVED that Council of the RM of Montcalm approve application for subdivision number 4151-14-7281 for La Paroisse Catholique de Saint Pie in Manitoba, to subdivide the rectory and adjacent services on .39 acres from the church property, with the following conditions: - That all conditions and requirements set out by the Community and Regional Planning Branch be completed. CARRIED 164/14WHEREAS the Rural Municipality of Montcalm has a need for animal boarding services to house and care for animals taken into custody by the Animal Control Officer; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council of the RM of Montcalm accept the proposal of 7 Acre Wood Animal Boarding Kennel, effective immediately, as per his quoted price. CARRIED 165/14 BE IT RESOLVED THAT the RM of Montcalm advertises in the Annual Military Service Recognition Book, with a ½ page ad at a cost of $495.00. CARRIED 166/14 BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council of the RM of Montcalm hire Preston Molloy for the position of Surveyor/Utility Attendant, effective October 6th, 2014, under the terms laid out in his agreements. CARRIED 167/14 WHEREAS the owner of the property legally described as 44 1st Street East, Lot 11, Block 6, Plan 6797 was in violation of the following RM of Montcalm by-laws; Zoning Bylaw #512/95, Derelict Vehicle By-law # 607/01 and Unsightly Property By-law #596/00; AND WHEREAS Prairie By-law Enforcement issued an order to the owner to remedy the issues, as well informed the owner of his chance to appeal; AND WHEREAS the owner submitted a written appeal to Council, but did not remedy the issues in the order; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council of the RM of Montcalm denies the appeal submitted by the owner of 44 1st Street East; AND BE IT FURTHER RESOVED that Prairie By-law Enforcement is hereby authorized to continue their enforcement process on the property. CARRIED 170/14 BE IT RESOLVED that Montcalm Council authorizes and confirms all instructions and/or directions to Administration, and matters received as information. CARRIED October 25, 2014 Pg 9 THE SOUTHEAST JOURNAL Down The Road We Go by Brennan Turner, President, FarmLead.com Grains started to trek higher as we headed towards the end of the month, mostly due to international market prices picking up pace. This is primarily due to a poor start to the crops getting planted (South America & winter cereals in Europe) and a delayed harvest in the north hemisphere (mostly just North America now) leading to quality concerns. Case in point, the Ukraine Ag Ministry says that while wheat production increased 6.3 per cent year-over-year to 23.7 million tonnes, the percentage that met milling spec is down to 54 per cent from 75 per cent last year. On that note, with the U.S. Dollar appreciating against other major wheat exporting nations has made these other nations more attractive to source from (i.e. Russia, Ukraine, Australia, and even here in Canada). Thus, even though they said they wouldn’t get back into the market for a while, Egypt bought 180,000 tonnes of Russian, Romanian, & French wheat at an average delivered price of $255.50 per metric tonne, four per cent higher than their last purchase on October 10th. With depreciated currencies to source from, it’s hard for Egypt to NOT turn the engine back on & drive down the road, purchasing boatloads of product along the way. Wheat prices have started to see a bit of a tick up in price recently (this does not include durum because it’s on another planet right now) but the overall picture continues to be neutralbearish. The main forces driving the bull argument is drier weather in Australia dropping the production from the current expectation of 24-25 million tonnes and up to one million tonnes of production potentially lost in Brazil because of disease. This may open the door for more North American exports to Brazil (as was seen this past year) but with wheat acres increasing Argentina, the Brazilians will likely choose to source next door instead. Another bullish indicator could be the slowdeveloping winter crop planted in the Black Sea as dry conditions has led to “stalled wheat germination”. With winter temperatures coming as early as this weekend in some areas, it may be difficult for the crops to survive the winter without big losses. On the bearish side, the soil moisture profile Southeast Journal Business Directory Join our Business Directory-$50 per month Your gift to the MEAHF will benefit our communities for generations to come. 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Further, thanks to its current $70 per metric tonne discount to soft red wheat in the export market, corn may take a larger portion of U.S. grain in international feed markets. Ultimately, with more than two-thirds of the U.S. corn crop still left to come off, there will definitely be some pressure in the cash markets (especially considering individual storage capacity), but there is a glimmer of light a few miles (er, months) down the road. To growth, October 25, 2014 Pg 10 THE SOUTHEAST JOURNAL PUBLIC NOTICE Board of Revision for 2015 Rural Municipality of Montcalm THE RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF MORRIS PUBLIC NOTICE BOARD OF REVISION Public notice is hereby given that the 2015 assessment roll for the Rural Municipality of Morris has been delivered to the Municipal office at 207 Main Street North in Morris, MB and is open for public inspection during regular business hours. Applications for revision may be in accordance with section 42 and 43 of the Assessment Act: 42(1) A person in whose name property has been assessed, a mortgagee in possession of property under section 114(1) of the Real Property Act, an occupier of premises who is required under the terms of a lease to pay the taxes on the property, or the assessor may make application for the revision of an assessment roll with respect to: a) liability to taxation; b) amount of an assessed value; c) classification of property; or d) a refusal by an assessor to amend the assessment roll under subsection 13(2) 43(1) An application for revision must a) be made in writing; b) set out the roll number and legal description of the assessable property for which a revision is sought. c) state the grounds on which the application is based; and d) be filed by delivering it or causing it to be delivered to the municipal office on or before October 27th, 2014. The Board of Revision will sit on Wednesday November 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the Council chamber of the Rural Municipality of Morris to hear applications for revisions to 2015 assessments and 2014 supplementary tax notices. Dated this 3rd day of October 2014 Larry Driedger, CMMA Chief Administrative Officer R.M. of Morris 207 Main Street North Box 518 Morris, Manitoba R0G 1K0 The 2015 Real Property, Business and Personal Property Assessment Rolls have been deposited in the Office of the Clerk, to be revised and will remain to the inspection of all persons. Complaints to the Board of Revision: Section 42(1) of the Municipal Assessment Act: “A person, including an assessor, may make application for the revision of an assessment roll with respect to: a) liability to taxation, b) amount of an assessed value, c) classification of property, or d) a refusal by an assessor to amend the assessment roll under section 13(2).” Application requirements: Section 43(1) of the Municipal Assessment Act: “An application for revision must: a) be in writing, b) set out the roll number and legal description of the assessable property for which a revision is sought, c) state the grounds on which the application is based, and d) be filed by: i) delivering it or causing it to be delivered to the office indicated in the public notice given under subsection 41(2), or ii) serving it upon the secretary, at least 15 days before the scheduled sitting of the Board as indicated in the public notice. The Board of Revision will sit at the Council Chambers of the R.M. of Montcalm for the revision and to hear applications regarding assessments on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. Dated at the Village of Letellier in the Province of Manitoba, this 15th day of October, 2014. Michelle Braun Chief Administrative Officer R.M. of Montcalm Box 300, Letellier, MB, R0G 1C0 NOTE: The deadline for receiving applications at the municipal office is Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. AVIS PUBLIC Comité de révision pour 2015 Municipalité rurale de Montcalm Le rôle d’évaluation des taxes des biens personnels, d’affaires et biens réels pour 2015 ont été délivrées au bureau de la municipalité rurale de Montcalm et le public peut les examiner. Requète en révision: Paragraphe 42 (1) de l’évaluation municipale; “ toute personne, y compris l’évaluateur, peut présenter une requète en révision d’un rôle d’évaluation concernant: a) l’assujetissement à la taxe, b) le montant de la valeur déterminée, c) la classification des biens, d) le refus de l’évaluateur de modifier le rôle d’évaluation en application du paragraphe 13(2).” Conditions : Paragraphe 43(1) “ au moins 15 jours avant la date prévue pour la tennue de l’audience du comité mentionnée dans l’avis, les requètes en révision devraient : a) être faites par écrit; b) indiquer le numéro du rôle et de la description cadastrale des biens imposables visés, c) indiquer les motifs de la requète, d) être déposées : i) soit par livaison du bureau indiqué dans l’avis public visé au paragraphe 41(2), ii) soit par signification au secrétaire.” Le comité de révision siègera MERCREDI LE 12 NOVEMBRE, 2014 A 13H dans la salle municipale de la municipalité rurale de Montcalm. Fait au village de Letellier, Manitoba, ce 15 ième jour de octobre, 2014. Michelle Braun, Directrice Générale Municipalité rurale de Montcalm C.P. 300-46 Rue First est, Letellier, MB, R0G 1C0 NOTEZ-BIEN : La dernière journée pour recevoir les applications sera lundi le 27 octobre, 2014 à 16H 30. “To the Point” By Jeremy Bradley Merry Election Day! Many of us in the news biz consider election nights like Christmas. Aside from a massive breaking news story it can be the busiest day of the year. Several Manitoba communities are wrapping up a political campaign. I can’t help but reflect on the trash talking and mudslinging that is an election. And remember, we are less than one year away from a federal election. Yo u h a v e t h e promises, the broken promises, the tax hikes, the tax hikes (did I write that one already?), the he-said-she-said, the tax hikes (oops, there we go again). But all in all it’s a whole lot of nothing -- at least that’s how voters see it. Candidates are asked a simple question, we get a five-minute response that often includes one of the other candidate’s names and what he or she has or hasn’t done, and are not always given a direct answer. Many SEJ readers k n o w me f r o m my Winnipeg Cheapskate column in the Free Press and in early September we shot a video where I asked candidates how they would save m e m o n e y. T h e y were allowed a twosentence reply (and no mudslinging). And holy cripes, I had never seen such overly worded runon sentences in my life. So as several Manitoba communities brace for a change (or not, depending on the cynics you ask), the drama leading up to an election nearly overshadows the act of casting a ballot. And once the polls close on election day it is almost like the weeks of championing is all done. The results aren’t often as entertaining as the lead up. What do us newsy folks look forward to during an election? 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So, know that Pancreatic Cancer Canada will launch its Purple Lights Campaign on November 1, 2014 to raise awareness of this ‘silent killer’ in the lives of Canadians. Cities across Canada have agreed to light up their iconic buildings in purple light in support of the cause. Businesses in cities and towns are doing the same and individuals are lighting up their homes to shine a light on pancreatic cancer in the lives of Canadians across the country. To date, the following Pancreatic Cancer Canada’s Director of Operations, Marcia Armstrong, is encouraging Canadians to support their Purple Lights campaign to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer in the lives of Canadians. Lights can be purchased online at www.pancreaticcancercanada.ca October 25, 2014 Pg 12 have agreed to shine (Edmonton), Ottawa a purple light on their City Hall Heritage iconic buildings for Building, Toronto City one day or for several Hall, CN Tower, RBC days during November: building (Toronto), Vi c t o r i a C i t y H a l l N i a g a r a F a l l s , t h e clock tower, BC Place Skylon Tower. More are Stadium (Vancouver), agreeing daily to become Telus Spark, Olympic purple in support during Plaza (Calgary), the November to help bring High Level Bridge awareness of pancreatic Inside the Dike We Are Not Immune by Don Piett This article was supposed to be about the municipal elections, congratulating the winners and thanking all the participants for letting their names stand. Then yesterday happened. A lone gunman attacked and killed Corporal Nathan Cirillo, a soldier guarding the War Memorial in Ottawa, and then turned his attention to the House of Parliament. Michael Zehaf-Bibeau burst into the Parliament buildings and was engaged in a shooting battle with Parliamentary guards. Sargent-At-Arms Kevin Vickers came from his office and is credited with shooting and killing Zehaf-Bibeau. Parliament Hill and the surrounding area was under lockdown for the rest of the day as police searched for any accomplices. In the end, it was decided that Zehaf-Bibeau was alone in his attack. cancer to Canadians. Strings of purple lights will be shining in every province of Canada! For more information on Pancreatic Cancer or to order your purple lights, visit: www.pancreaticcancer canada.ca Much has been said since about how this represents a loss of innocence for Canadians, I am not sure this is really the case. We have always known that Canada is not immune to the troubles of the world, nor have we ever been. Canada and Canadians are part and parcel of the modern world, and we know it well. It also makes us aware of its dangers. That said, Canada will rise above these troubles and not allow a few terrorists to control the national agenda.
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