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LPSD
byelection
candidates
confirmed
Don Bertrand speaks
at the annual oilmen’s
banquet on Friday,
March 20, where he
received the Oilman
of the Year award. The
event was part of the
2015 Heavy Crude Open
Bonspiel that took place
at the Lloydminster Golf
and Curling Centre.
For more on the event,
check out April’s
Powerin’ the Patch.
by Josef Jacobson
[email protected]
Alex Chippin Photo
Packed spring session underway
by Jaime Polmateer
[email protected]
Alberta’s 2015 spring session
will see a focus on business
services and issues involving
environment, education and
municipalities.
Richard Starke, MLA for
Vermilion-Lloydminster, said
one of the pieces before the
house is the Common Business
Number Act, which provides
for harmonization of all government services to business under
a single common business
number.
“In the past, there have been
different registration numbers
for all the different departments
of government, both federally
and provincially, that you’d
deal with,” he said.
“From a provincial standpoint, it’s going to streamline
things and make them a whole
lot easier if business entities
access government services
under one common business
number.”
On the environmental side
of things, there is a concern
regarding invasive species,
particularly zebra and quagga
mussels. Bill 13, an amendment
to the Fisheries Act, will have
increased measures to protect
Alberta against these species
that are already becoming a
problem in other provinces
and across North America in
general.
“This Bill 13 is basically to
put in additional measures
including inspection of watercraft as they enter the province
because we know that the zebra
mussels are already endemic in
Manitoba as well as in southern
U.S., in Nevada and California,”
Starke said. “We know that we
have lots of Albertans travelling
into those parts of Canada and
the U.S. with their watercraft
and it poses a very real risk to
our lakes and rivers.”
Starke said these mussels
pose a threat to the prov-
ince’s irrigation systems and
the estimated annual cost of
repairing the damage would be
an estimated $75 million if these
species became established in
the province.
Regarding education, the
main issue in Alberta was dealt
with in Bill 10, which had to do
with the forming of gay-straight
alliances in schools.
“(Education)
Minister
(Gordon) Dirks introduced
a series of amendments that
were broadly supported in the
assembly and that was passed
last Tuesday (March 10) and
certainly for the most part
has been widely accepted and
widely supported.”
Another big topic in the
province is the updating of the
Municipal Government Act,
which hasn’t had a full review
in roughly two decades. With
Alberta having grown substantially in that time, many feel
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Lloydminster voters will choose between
candidates self-described as a homemaker, a
stay-at-home mom and a retired accountant
as their newest Lloydminster Public School
Division (LPSD) board member.
Cheryl Ross, Chrissy Davison and Walter
Hardy, respectively, have been confirmed as
the three candidates for the upcoming LPSD
byelection to fill the trustee seat vacated by MLA
Colleen Young. The position has been empty
since Nov. 13, 2014.
There were no disqualified candidates and
nobody withdrew their nomination.
“Having at least three candidates shows
that there’s interest in providing service to the
local school board, so that’s a good thing,” said
director of legislative services Beth Kembel.
Two of the candidates submitted their
paperwork to city hall on March 16, while one
form was filed on March 18, the day the documentation was due. Kembel says her office generally
receives applications closer to deadline.
The candidates have from now until voting day
to campaign for the LPSD position. Kembel says
the prospective trustees must follow the proper
procedures and be vigilant of byelection bylaws.
“On election day you can’t be standing in front
of the polling station handing out buttons saying
‘Vote for me.’ That’s not allowed,” Kembel said.
“If they’re putting signs up throughout the city,
they have to abide by the sign bylaw. They also
have to make sure that there is identification
on each sign saying who put it up and who to
contact about it.”
LPSD byelection nomination forms are public
information and can be found at the legislative
services office at city hall or at the LPDS office.
Election day is April 22. Voting will take place
at Barr Colony School from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Advanced polls will be open on April 16 from 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. in the front lobby of city hall.
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Barnes confident
as leadership
race winds down
by Jaime Polmateer
[email protected]
Alex Chippin Photo
Weddings on the Border capped another eventful bridal showcase with a one-hour fashion
show on Saturday, March 21.
NDP concerned about
changes in Sask. budget
by Jaime Polmateer
[email protected]
At a recent press conference, the NDP expressed
concerns about the Saskatchewan budget. They said they
were especially troubled
with changes to the active
family tax credit, the
graduate retention program,
elder medication and child
care expansion – most of
which the government said
were modified to ensure
their continuity.
“This budget takes away
from hard working Saskatchewan families, makes life
more expensive, not a little
more affordable,” said NDP
Deputy Leader Trent Wotherspoon. “And we’ve recognized for some time that this
government just doesn’t get
the affordability pressures
that families are facing.”
Regarding the active family
tax credit, the Saskatchewan
Party made changes as to
what income thresholds
are eligible to receive it.
Only families receiving a
combined income of less
than $60,000 will be able to
take advantage of the benefit
and the NDP sees that as
wrong.
Finance Minister Ken
Krawetz
defended
the
decision by saying the
changes are being put in
place to ensure the program
remains sustainable and that
low-income families in need
will still benefit from it.
“The program itself has
not changed. All we’ve done
is adjust whether or not
families would be eligible at
new income levels,” Krawetz
said.
Another alteration that was
made was to the graduate
retention program.
“They’ve taken away their
commitment to graduates,”
said Wotherspoon.
“The graduate retention
plan, where students have
made the commitment to
go to school, where they’ve
worked hard to graduate,
where they’ve taken on
paying the second highest
tuition in Canada and as a
result many are graduating with significant debt,
despite working along the
way. And now this government is breaking that
promise to those hardworking graduates. We think that
that’s wrong.”
But Krawetz said that the
program has grown beyond
the governments “wildest
dreams” with over 50,000
people currently benefitting from it he said that the
reason for the changes are
along the lines of the ones
made to the active family tax
credit – sustainability.
“We want to be able to
continue with the graduate
retention program so that is
why we’re spreading it out
over a longer period of time.
The individuals that will
qualify for that type of refund
will still be able to qualify
for the same amount,” he
said. “We’re just extending
it over a greater length of
time. Before the limit was
seven years and now we’re
extending it over 10.”
See “Sask. budget,” Page 9
The leadership race for the Wildrose Party is coming to
a close and Drew Barnes, MLA for Cypress-Medicine Hat,
said he believes he is in a good position leading up to the
final votes being tallied next weekend.
According to a news release, Barnes did have a majority
of support in a recent internal poll, but it included a small
sample size of only 134 respondents. More than 20,000
party members are eligible to vote.
Barnes said the race has been enjoyable and he has been
receiving a lot of positive feedback from Wildrose members.
Discussing what he thinks attributes to his success so far
Barnes said, “The focus on the grassroots and the ability to
listen to what members are saying. My history of showing
good financial stewardship and members are telling me they
can trust me because when the floor crossings happened, I
absolutely refused to be involved in any way.”
Barnes said he was “absolutely shocked” when former
party leader Danielle Smith crossed the floor to the PC Party
last December along with eight other Wildrose MLAs. He
said he was also asked to cross and he not only refused, but
tried to talk his comrades out of the decision.
“I knew it was most important to honour the 442,000 that
voted for us last election,” he said. “Honour our 23,000
members and volunteers and honour the system.”
He said he is dedicated to the Wildrose Party because he
believes in the their policies and platforms of more efficient
government, less bureaucracy and keeping taxes as low as
possible.
“Those are things I believe in totally,” he said.
To enter the leadership race there were requirements
of getting 250 signatures on the candidate’s nomination
papers and raising a $20,000 deposit. Barnes estimates he
got around 800 signatures in the first two weeks and raised
about $90,000 in that time, which are both indicators of the
support he’s been receiving.
If Barnes wins the leadership race he said he’ll be
campaigning on areas like property rights, functional
health care and restoring public faith in democracy.
“My platforms will be grassroots focused and they will
talk about the things that are important. They will talk
about financial responsibility. We have the most expensive
per capita government in all of Canada right now,” he said.
“Our PC government spends the most, so a focus in the
campaign will be more value for the taxpayer. We’ll be
talking about utility rates, we’ll be talking about health care
that works. We’ll be talking about property rights and we’ll
be talking about restoring trust to democracy.”
Barnes also said if he’s elected, the Wildrose Party will
be ready in case Premier Jim Prentice decides to call an
election earlier than the fixed-election date. He’s confident
the party will have good candidates that can present good
choices for Albertans and will raise the necessary funds to
run a good campaign.
“Shame on Prentice. When they wanted to stay in power
three years ago they said they would only call an election
every four years,” Barnes said. “Now that they see a
different way so they can stay in power, they have come
up with an illegal way to break an election law. Shame on
Prentice for even discussing breaking this law.”
People interested can still vote for the Wildrose leadership
until March 28 when the new leader will be announced at
an event held in Calgary, Alta.
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Illicit fentanyl has
RCMP concerned
by Alex Chippin
[email protected]
Police and health officials in Alberta say they are
growing more concerned about the illegal use of
the painkilling drug fentanyl.
“In the province of Alberta, fentanyl has contributed to or caused more than 100 deaths in 2014
(as indicated by preliminary numbers), which is a
significant increase from six deaths in 2011,” the
RCMP said in a news release.
Last month, police in Lloydminster seized over
750 fentanyl pills as part of a major three-person
bust that involved narcotics, cash and illegally-owned firearms. Since April 2014, the RCMP
has seized more than 88,000 fentanyl tablets
throughout Alberta.
Fentanyl, which often goes by the street names
‘greenies,’ ‘green monsters’ and ‘green beans,’
has seen its popularity grow rapidly over the past
five years. It has a similar physical appearance
to OxyContin, and is sometimes sold as such to
unsuspecting users.
“No matter what you think you’re buying, when
it comes to street drugs, you really don’t ever
know what you’re getting,” said Dr. Mark Yarema,
medical director of Alberta’s Poison and Drug
Information Service and an emergency medicine
physician.
Fentanyl is said to be up to 20 times more potent
than OxyContin and about 100 times stronger
than morphine, two other popular painkillers in
the opioid drug family.
“None of my police officers want to notify
someone of the death of their loved one, especially
when it could have been prevented,” said Alberta
RCMP Commanding Officer, Deputy Commissioner Marianne Ryan.
Pharmaceutical companies legally produce
fentanyl for medical patients dealing with severe
pain from surgery or cancer. Illicit fentanyl is
produced in underground drug labs and distributed as pills or powder on the streets.
Fentanyl’s side effects can include chest pain,
difficulty with speaking, dizziness and fainting.
Meanwhile, symptoms of an overdose may
include cold and clammy skin, seizures, severe
drowsiness, pinpoint pupils of the eyes, troubled
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Despite the staggering numbers, “We also have
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about
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treating MS and the emerge as the world leader in the fight against the
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cure, respectively.
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The disease has long the development of MS. Furthermore, the results
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prevalent in Canada.
Dr. Makus and Dr. Yong will be joined at the
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Capturing
beauty in the
camera eye
Josef Jacobson Photo
Local photographer Karue Wachira taught camera basics at his Photography for Beginners class at the Lloydminster Cultural and Science Centre on March 18.
by Josef Jacobson
[email protected]
When Karue Wachira looks through his camera,
he is searching for beauty.
Whether it be portrait work or the sprawling
prairie landscape, The Lloydminster photographer tries capture subjects that he finds aesthetically pleasing and share them with others.
“Beauty is what interests me the most. And
unfortunately, or fortunately, for me I have a thing
where I just find beauty everywhere,” he said.
Wachira is originally from Kenya, where he met
his Canadian wife. They lived in Kenya for a few
years before he followed her back to Lloydminster
in November 2013.
“Compared to Kenya it’s different, very
different,” he said. “But then again, I like difference because I like to experience new things.”
Wachira doesn’t remember the first time he
picked up a camera. Ever since he was a child he
has been fascinated by photography. Whenever he
came across a camera he wanted to pick it up and
look at the world from multiple angles.
“Even today I read pictures better than I read
words. I was that kid who was always reading
comics because there were more pictures than
words,” he said. “Photography is something I
always loved, especially capturing nature, because
I also love nature. So those two mix very well for
me.”
He loves nature so much, in fact, that he stayed
up until 2 a.m. the previous night taking pictures
of the northern lights. Even at the dead of night,
Wachira is seeking out natural beauty.
Growing up in eastern Africa and being inspired
by the photography in National Geographic
magazine, Wachira had the chance to experiment
with different styles and concepts, but he always
found himself turning to nature. When he started
using his friends as models, it never occurred
to him to take them to a studio. He brought his
subjects outdoors.
Wachira says he never overthinks or does much
planning when taking pictures for himself. It is his
inclination to shoot first and ask questions later.
“I’m a very spontaneous person, generally,
in life,” he said. “I go depending on the feeling.
Sometimes even as far as when I’m lifting
the camera to look through the eye I have not
composed it yet. I compose it when I’m holding it,
so it’s very spontaneous. It’s just what feels right,
it’s what speaks to my soul.”
Wachira is sitting in the art studio in the Lloydminster Cultural and Science Centre. Chairs and
tables are arranged in a U-shape before him. His
back is to the chalkboard. This is the first time that
Wachira will be teaching photography in a formal
setting. It’s a beginner course, but Wachira does
not want to teach his class how to take pictures.
“Mainly what I’d like to teach them is how the
camera works, what you have, what you can do
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with it,” he said. “What I’d really hate to do is steal
away from people, take away their art and impose
my type of art and how I see art and tell them this
is how it’s done. I want them to do it their own
way.”
Wachira is teaching the class because he wants
to see more art in Lloydminster. He doesn’t see it
as competition. He says two photographers using
the same camera, with the same subject and the
same lighting will take two completely different
pictures. He sees leading the class as a learning
experience for himself as well.
“One of the things I really like to do is meet other
photographers and just take a walk and shoot and
share and teach,” he said, “I found that most of the
time when I’m teaching, especially new photographers, I learn more.”
As the class begins to file in and people take
their seats, Wachira begins explaining the basic
functions of the camera. This is an opportunity for
him to share his knowledge and contribute to the
proliferation of photography in the community.
Soon, his students will begin their own search for
the beauty that surrounds them.
“I feel like in a world where there is so much
beauty, but so much ugliness is talked about, we
feel like there’s more ugliness than beauty,” he
said.
“So it would be my mission to actually tell people
there is more beauty than ugliness in this life and I
do that with my photography.”
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Trudy and Cathy’s
alpaca adventure
by Josef Jacobson
[email protected]
On an otherwise unremarkable stretch of
Highway 3 outside Lloydminster stands a 12-foot
sign with a single, dominant word: Alpaca.
This is the entrance to TnC Farms, where Trudy
McCall and Cathy Merkley have been raising the
furry South American camel cousins for 19 years.
The alpacas, social creatures by nature, make their
way to the fence to see who’s coming. While some
are quite forward, others approach with caution,
then back off quickly. Roaming in their pen, the
animals munch peacefully on their cud, occasionally bucking at each other over food. Others roll
in the dust to clean themselves. The alpacas come
in black and white and shades of brown. About a
month remains until shearing season, so the their
coats are thick and fluffy. Some of them can barely
see through their bangs.
“We thought that we would buy alpacas, we
would breed them, and we would sell the babies
and that would be our business, but it turned out
to be much broader than that,” Merkley said.
The pair of entrepreneurs met at the University
of Saskatchewan in 1983. By the mid-’90s Merkley
and McCall decided to go into business together.
They considered opening a quilt shop, a berry
farm, raising wild boars, elk, bison and ostrich
before beginning their alpaca odyssey with five
animals in 1996. Now they have 60.
“Both Trudy and I were looking for something
different to do in our lives,” Merkley said. “Trudy
had gone to the library and had got a book on
llamas and in the book was a chapter on alpacas. I
don’t know if I had ever heard of them ... and there
was a little black and white photo in the book, I
can still picture the image clear as can be, of an
alpaca cushed in a dust roll, and I just thought,
‘That’s fabulous.’“
What started as an alpaca breeding enterprise
grew into a business that involved not only making
and selling the animals, but their fibre products
as well. This became clear when sheering season
came, and McCall and her husband would shave
the animals.
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Trudy McCall (left) and Cathy Merkley with their prized alpaca, Genesis. Genesis has won the title of “supreme champion,” the alpaca equivalent of “best in show,” at eight competitions.
“The fleece would come off and everybody
would look at me, so I started picking up the
fleece and putting
it in a pile trying
to figure out what
to do with it,”
Merkley
said.
“Once you incorporate the fleece
aspect ... that just
adds a whole new
layer of opportunities.”
Merkley was a
knitter and McCall
could
crochet,
but they have since learned how to spin, weave,
felt and dye alpaca fibre. While learning about
alpaca fur, Merkley soon had the chance to study
alpaca fibre classing in Peru in 2000. Now she is a
certified livestock judge and one of the only people
in Canada qualified to teach fleece sorting and
classing. In the beginning of March, Merkley was
in Ontario for the second year teaching courses.
She estimates she’s classed “somewhere in the
area of 20,000 pounds of fibre so far.”
At the farm, Merkley takes off her boots and
ascends a narrow staircase. “This is my commute
to work,” she said, entering a brightly-lit room
overseeing the alpaca pens. The room is full of
alpaca products, from hats and mitts to shirts and
socks. A bin of colourful hand-dyed yarn sits on a
table in the middle of the room. Almost everyone
was made by Merkley and McCall from the
animals in the field below.
The barn was built in 2002, with the fibre art
studio being constructed the following year.
Merkley says recently they’ve been paying more
attention to the studio and “actually treating it like
a business.” She says while most patrons are interested in finished products, like mitts and socks,
she has seen a resurgence in knitting, crocheting,
weaving and spinning.
“For years we never sold yarn in any quantity
… but in the last three years we’ve been selling
out of yarn ahead of production,” she said. “A
lot of the younger women are doing (fibre arts)
and if they’re going to spend their valuable time,
they’re not going to use nasty acrylic yarn, they
want good quality stuff, so they’ll come looking
for alpaca yarn.”
As the two approach their 20th year, Merkley
says there aren’t many people left raising alpacas
in Canada. Only 30,000 remain in farms and
ranches across the country.
“It seems like it was not very long ago at all that
we started thinking about alpacas and got our first
alpacas. But we’ve sort of become the oldtimers in
the business, because a lot of the original importers
who brought alpacas into Canada have retired
… and Trudy and I are still here,” she said. “But
it’s been a remarkable experience and I certainly
will never ever regret having got into the alpaca
business. Best thing I ever did.”
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Looking back on the War of 1812
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As part of the federal government’s efforts to
memorialize the bicentennial of the War of 1812,
a travelling exhibit has been assembled by the
Canadian War Museum. The display has travelled
through Ontario and Alberta and it is current
being housed at the Lloydminster Cultural and
Science Centre (LCSC).
The exhibit, which is composed of a pair of
curved walls displaying historical illustrations
and information, explores the conflict through
the eyes of its major participants: the Americans,
British, First Nations and “Canadians,” although
Canada did not exist at the time.
“It’s really interesting because each perspective
has such a different outlook and outcome, so you’re
looking at one event in history, but really you’re
seeing four different versions of the same event,”
LCSC manger Shawna Maurice said. “There’s no
competitive dialogue, it’s just providing the information from each perspective.”
Although the war was mostly fought in the Great
Lakes region, and occurred at a time when Western
Canada was largely unsettled, Maurice says the
exhibit holds significance for all Canadians.
“It’s just important for Canada in general as it
was one of the first steps towards our independence,” she said. “We could have been Americanized, we could have remained part of Britain,
but this is one of the first steps to 1867, when we
became a country. So that’s not just important to
Ontario, that has Canada-wide importance.”
Visitors to the LCSC can view the 1812 display
and read about the British fighting side-by-side
with First Nations, and in the next room take in
The Child Taken exhibit, which explores the legacy
of Indian residential schools. Maurice says it’s
important for people to be aware of all sides of
Canada’s past.
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Lloydminster Cultural and Science Centre manager Shawna Maurice says the War of 1812 was important
to the formation of a unified Canadian nation. The exhibit runs until June 14.
“I think its interesting because it shows two very
different times and eras in Canadian history,” she
said. “In a few short years, things changed vastly...
It’s good for Canadians to know and understand
this happened in our history, and we need to
accept it and educate the current generation on
that aspect of our history as well as the positive
parts.”
Starting on Canada Day the LCSC will be show-
casing another installation from a major Canadian
institution when the “A Queen and Her Country”
exhibit arrives from the Canadian Museum of
History.
“That’s another educational (exhibit) about how
Canada is part of the monarchy and how the queen
is represented here,” Maurice said.
The Canadian War Museum’s 1812 exhibit will
be on display at the LCSC until June 14.
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While on a recent trip back home for a funeral, my
brother and I took a drive out to the old family farm.
It has been about 13 years since anyone lived on it, five
years since our auction sale and a few years since the
land was sold.
I hadn’t made the drive out there in a few years
myself. And the time had not been kind to it. The bins
are all gone and the house, garages and shops are all
showing their age as well. It wasn’t necessarily tough
to recognize, but you would never know it was where a
family grew up not that long ago.
It seems that will be the case more and more. In our
area I know of at least two family farms looking to sell,
meaning there really is only a handful scattered around
anymore that would call themselves smaller operations.
The National Farmers Union also sees this trip and
released a report called Losing Our Grip 2015 Update –
How Corporate Farmland Buy-up, Rising Farm Debt and
Agribusiness Financing of Inputs Threaten Family Farms.
A long title for sure.
It’s not exactly earth shattering. Everyone in our area
probably had to ask themselves the same questions:
Are the kids going to ever return to take over? How
could they possibly afford it? How much more are we
willing to invest to get bigger? Is the price being offered
on the land too good to pass up?
“Young farmers face a double-whammy when it
comes to getting started,” said Matt Gehl, NFU Region
6 (Saskatchewan) board member, in a news release.
“We not only have to compete with pension funds and
other huge institutional investors in the land market,
we also face huge life-time debt loads to pay for land
and equipment. Without laws that seriously control
these land-investment companies and agriculture
policy that supports decent farm livelihoods, Canada is
going to lose its next generation of farmers and end up
with something like the serfdom many of our ancestors
tried to escape.”
The report lists several recommendations that are
aimed at helping young people starting out in the
industry.
Bigger operations buying out smaller ones is a fact of
life in virtually every industry. Farms are no different.
The difference is that evolution just reflects a complete
change in lifestyle for what was a significant chunk of
the population in rural areas. If this were 30 years ago,
I would most likely be on the farm, would know all my
neighbours and be living a quiet, small-town life. Other
than somewhat rare occurrences, it’s simply no longer
an option for most.
I often wonder if given the option, I would take
Dad up on an offer to head back today. It seems like a
lifestyle I could get used to. Of course, one breakdown
in the middle of nowhere later and it would be hard not
to miss the office.
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Business licence renewals now due
The City of Lloydminster is
reminding all business owners that
their 2014 business license expired
on Dec. 31. Business licences were
required to be renewed by Friday,
Jan. 30. Any business owners who
have not yet renewed their business
licence will be charged the renewal
fee as well as a late payment fee of
$75.
Business licenses that are not
renewed by Tuesday, March 31, will
be revoked and the business will be
recorded as closed. These will be
transferred to bylaw enforcement
and will be subject to additional
penalties for operating without a
business license.
Business license renewals will
not be accepted after March 31.
To conduct business in the City
of Lloydminster, a new Business
License Application will be required,
complete with a valid development
permit. For payment options go the
city’s website.
A City of Lloydminster business
licence is required for businesses
(including home-based business),
professions, and trades which
operate in the city of Lloydminster.
A development permit is usually
required prior to the city issuing a
new business licence.
Sask. budget
The Saskatchewan Party is adding to
the number of MLAs in the province,
which the NDP feels is unnecessary,
and said the money for that could
have instead went to child care.
“We certainly don’t need three
more MLAs,” said Wotherspoon.
“That comes at a cost of $1 million
a year and it’s symbolic in a way
because we don’t need three more
MLAs. It’s going to cost us a million
dollars a year and that’s equivalent to
250 child care spaces that they could
have created with those dollars.
And it’s in the same budget that this
government has decided to scrap an
investment in child care expansion.”
However, Krawetz said there are
still some funds available for child
care, but did acknowledge a pause to
reduce government spending.
“This year there are still some
dollars there that are available within
the Ministry of Education for some
additional day-care spaces, but this
is a one-year pause that are on many
other things that you’ll see in government that we decided to do this
year,” he said.
“We had to ensure that we
controlled spending and daycare for
this is just one of those items.”
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He said this allows government
to be able to keep the program, but
avoid receiving the higher cost at the
front of the program, which is what
has happened in the past.
One of the other issues in the budget
that’s ruffled some NDP feathers
involves the seniors’ drug plan.
This is another program where the
income threshold was reduced, again
to ensure sustainability, and now
thousands of seniors are suddenly
ineligible for the medication subsidy.
“We’re concerned when this
government’s made this choice to
kick more than 6,000 hardworking and middle-class seniors off the
seniors drug plan,” Wotherspoon
said. “They’ve worked their entire
life, have contributed and paid their
taxes with a progressive tax system
and we believe they should be
entitled to the seniors’ drug plan as a
commitment.”
The issue of child care spaces is
another piece that the NDP feels
could have been better addressed.
Spring session
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it’s important to make changes to the act that reflect the new provincial
landscape.
“The last full review was done about 20 years ago and it’s been in the
process for some time,” Starke said.
“I know that there are a number of issues that have now been basically
signed off and agreed to and so the decision made by the minster (Diana
McQueen, minister of municipal affairs) was to get those changes made as
an interim step and the completion of the amendments to the Municipal
Government Act will probably take the better part of another year. It’s a very
big piece of legislation.”
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club antique
show and sale
Event takes place April 11 and
12. There will be an appraiser
on location and prebookings
are being accepted now. Takes
place at the Wildrose Pavilion
(5521-49 Ave.) from 10 a.m.
to 6 p.m. on April 11 and 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 12.
Admission is $5. For more
information contact Merle at
780-875-2976 or Claudette at
780-875-6097.
Pleasantview
bible camp
Register soon at First Baptist
Church. Grades two to 12. For
more information call 306825-2461.
aqualite
Every Friday at 9:30 a.m. at the
Lloydminster Leisure Centre.
Free to all people who have MS
and their supporters. Call Patty
at the MS office to register,
780-871-0513.
Lloydminster jayman
built ms walk and run
It’s not too early to register
for the MS Society’s signature
fundraising event, taking place
on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at
Bud Miller All Seasons Park.
Register as an individual or a
team online at www.mswalks.
ca or by calling the Lloydminster
Chapter at 780-871-0513.
March 25
homemade ravioli
- cooking class
Join chef Branden Seguin
as he teaches how to cook
homemade ravioli with three
different fillings (butternut
squash, citrus prawn mousse
and parmesan beef). Your next
dinner guests are sure to be
impressed when you make
homemade ravioli for your
next meal. Tickets are just $65
each and can be purchased
at Harvest to Home (4102-70
Ave.) or by calling 780-8756996.
March 26
Cribbage tournament
At the Legacy Centre. Play
begins at 10 a.m. Cost is $10
play and $8 for lunch. Everyone
welcome. Call the Legacy office
for more information, 780875-4584.
March 28
ham supper
At Knox Presbyterian Church
(5115-49 St.) from 4:30 to
6:30 p.m. Tickets are available
at the door. Price is $15 for
adults, children six to 12 are
$6 and children under six are
free. For more information call
the church office at 780-8759313.
March 28
MS symposium
At the Days Hotel & Suites in
the Crown Ball room. Featuring
prominent MS researcher Dr.
Wee Yong and MS neurologist
Dr. Ken Makus. Plus a variety of
other speakers throughout the
day and display tables. Open
to the public. $20 per person
includes lunch. If possible call
the MS office to preregister
780-871-0513. Registration
is not mandatory but is
eye
appreciated.
March 28
texas hold’em
tournament
Presented by the Royal
Canadian Legion #142 at the
Maidstone Legion Clubroom
(102-108-1 Ave. W). Tickets
are $50. Registration is at 6
p.m., the tournament begins at
7 p.m. Forty entries. To register
call 306-893-4048. Lottery
licence No. Th14-0076.
March 28
Easter tea and
bake sale
Hosted by Holy Spirit Catholic
Parish (5120-54A St.) from
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hot lunch
of perogies and smokies will
be served. For sale are Easter
baking, perogies, cabbage rolls,
paska, babka, butter lambs and
more. For more information
contact Joanie at 306-8300699.
March 28
Strawberry tea, craft
and bake sale
Hosted by the Lloydminster Girl
Guides at St. John’s Anglican
Church (4709-49 Ave., across
from the Post Office and May
Theatre) from 2 to 4 p.m. Tickets
are $4 per person, available
from Guiding members and
at the door. Door prizes and
much more. Fun afternoon for
everyone. All proceeds from the
tea provide program support
for each active Girl unit.
March 28
cribbage tournament
At the Dewberry Senior Centre.
Registration is at 10 a.m., with
play beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Lunch and 50/50s available.
March 28
spring tea and
bake sale
From 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.t Points
West Living (4025-56 Ave.) will
be hosting a spring tea and
bake sale. Cost is $3, which
includes tea, coffee and cake.
All profits will go to resident
recreation fund. Please call
780-874-4300 for more
information.
March 28
Country music
jamboree
At the Heinsburg Community
Hall, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Admission is $12 for adults.
Children under 12 are free. No
charge for performers. Midevening lunch and free coffee
included in admission. Come
early, bring your friends and
dance the night away. For more
information or to pre-register,
call Marjorie at 780-943-3148
or Babe at 780-943-3742.
Everyone welcome.
March 30
Lloydminster
Concerned citizens
for seniors
care society
Weekly meeting from noon
to 1:30 p.m. at the Legacy
Centre. Lunch available for $8,
call 780-875-4584 to reserve
before Tuesday morning.
Everyone welcome.
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Tell us about your business. HQ Clothing Supply Co. is a family-owned
clothing store that offers something different to
Lloydminster. HQ sought out Canadian brands
with the goal offering an avenue for those brands to showcase some of the great products designed
right here in Canada. Also, as an aboriginal
owner, I decided to offer some beautiful aboriginal
inspired products to the city.
How did you get started? We got started by using our savings and taking a
risk. There were many challenges and obstacles to
overcome, which took a lot of hard work and
perseverance. There are many lessons to be
learned in the retail industry and this makes the
whole project that much more exciting. We did all
the work ourselves, from the initial business plan right to the physical renovations required for the
business. I would say really started at Lakeland
College, where I gained most of the knowledge
required to undertake these tasks.
What sets you apart from your competition? HQ Clothing Supply Co. is truly unique to the city.
We offer brands and styles that are not currently
available in Lloydminster. A lot of the brands sold
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stories including the struggles and accomplishments of our suppliers. Every brand started somewhere and offers a compelling story as to how
they arrived where they are today.
Anything coming up that you would like to
promote? HQ is very excited to promote some of the more
mainstream brands we have coming. These
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On March 29, Southridge Community Church
will host the Gideon Festival of Praise. Admission
is free but donations are encouraged to help raise
money to purchase and circulate bibles.
The event is put on by the Lloydminster chapter
of the Gideons International in Canada (GIC), a
religious organization, which distributes bibles
worldwide, most famously to hotels. The annual
musical event is hosted by a different church each
year.
“We try to move around from church to church.
Last year, we had it at Living Faith Pentecostal
Tabernacle and a couple of years ago it was at the
Lloyd Gospel Fellowship church,” said GIC Lloydminster chapter president Wade Blythe. “We just
try to move around so we can promote the local
churches opposed to having it at one location
because ... we’re an interdenominational group.”
This year, the musical entertainment will come
courtesy of the Singing Hills, a bluegrass gospel
family band originally from Ontario. The group is
made up of Patti and Roger Hill, along with their
daughters, Kim, Kari and Kelli, as well as their
son-in-law Kevin Elias. Some grandchildren may
also make an appearance on stage.
“This actually began with my husband’s family
and his mom and dad. I married into the Singing
Hills,” Patti Hill said. “It’s been a whole lifetime of
doing this.”
Hill says her daughters are now part of that
tradition. They learned to sing in harmony from a
young age. This generation of the group has been
performing since 1981.
“We never had to teach them a thing hardly
... because they were raised in the Singing Hills
family and they were on tour with them so they
grew up hearing it and knowing the parts.”
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Hill says their shows feature a mix of musical
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She says the group likes to tell jokes and personal
stories to make the audience feel like they know
them when they leave.
“We do a lot of originals. We have some new
music that we were just in the studio and just
wrote,” she said. “We also throw in for the older
crowd at least one or two hymns and we have
audience participation as well. It makes them feel
like they’re part of things”
Ahead of their date in Lloydminster, the Singing
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SHOWCASE 2015
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Busy weekend ahead at Lloyd Ex. Grounds
by Alex Chippin
[email protected]
Around 17,000 people will take over the Lloydminster Exhibition Grounds between March 27
and 29 for the Border City’s annual Showcase:
Home, Garden, Sport and Leisure Show.
The event gives residents in, and around, Lloydminster plenty of reasons to come out, as over 150
vendors set up shop and sell various home and
garden items, as well as sports and leisure goods.
This year, Ed Storch and Cody Robbins will
occupy the Showcase Stage. Both will present two
shows each day, and alternate showtimes every
two hours, beginning with Storch at 1 p.m. on
Friday.
“Ed is actually going to be making a knife on
stage during his two daily sessions each day,”
said Melissa James, rental and operational events
co-ordinator for the exhibition association. “Cody
will be doing two presentations a day, one based
on unseen footage from the 2014 season of his
show, Live 2 Hunt. The other’s going to be about
hunting with your spouse.”
The exhibition has also booked Terry Grant, the
star of the television series Mantracker, for a special
show on Sunday at noon and 3 p.m. Grant will
share his experiences as a Mantracker, conduct a
question-and-answer period and sign autographs.
Vendors throughout the remainder of the
grounds will be open from noon to 9 p.m. on
Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to
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James says returning guests can expect to see
some familiar faces, but not too many. “There are
some of the same exhibitors, and there’s some new
ones every year.”
Admission is $7 and each ticket automatically
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Come check us out!
We will be at
Showcase this year
This year on the Showcase Stage at
the Lloydminster Exhibition Grounds
there will be Ed Storch and Cody
Robbins. Storch will take you through
the knife-making process from start to
finish in two sessions each day. Cody
will show you Unseen Moments From
the 2014 Hunting Season as well as give
you tips on hunting with your spouse.
Their session times are as follows:
Friday, March 27:
Ed Storch - Knife Making Session 1 - 1
p.m.
Cody Robbins - Hunt With Your
Spouse - 3 p.m.
Ed Storch - Knife Making Session 2 - 5
p.m.
Cody Robbins - Unseen Moments
From the 2014 Hunting Season - 6 p.m.
Saturday, March 28:
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Ed Storch
Ed Storch - Knife Making Session 1 - 11
a.m.
Cody Robbins - Unseen Moments From the 2014 Hunting Season - 1 p.m.
Ed Storch - Knife Making Session 2 - 3 p.m.
Cody Robbins - Hunt With Your Spouse - 5 p.m.
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Despite a victory in Game 5, the Lloydminster Bobcats were unable to return their second round playoff series to the Civic Centre for Game 7 after an overtime
loss in Game 6.
Bobcats eliminated
from playoffs
Pontiacs win series in six games
after overtime victory on Sunday
by Andrew Brethauer
[email protected]
For the second year in a row, the
Lloydminster Bobcats were eliminated in second round of the Alberta
Junior Hockey League playoffs,
losing 2-1 in overtime in Game 6 to
Bonnyville, giving the Pontiacs a 4-2
series victory.
An early first period goal by
Patrick Geary on the power play
wasn’t enough for the Bobcats, who
were outshot 39-14 in the final game
of their season. Steenn Pasichnuk
tied the game in the second period,
leading into a scoreless third period.
Overtime would be needed,
however, it wouldn’t take long for an
answer, as Dillan McCombie got the
series-winning goal just 49 seconds
into the extra period, giving the
Pontiacs the 2-1 victory.
Lloydminster got off to a slow
start in the series, losing the first two
games on home ice before picking
up a victory in Game 3. A Game 4
loss in Bonnyville put the Bobcats
on the edge of elimination, and
they responded in Game 5 with a
5-2 victory, dictating the majority of
the game while not letting up the
constant pressure.
“We knew it was a do-or-die
game,” said Geary. “Coming from
so many games last year, do or die,
you just get the mentality. For some
reason this team just does well with a
do-or-die situation.”
Since missing the playoffs two
seasons ago, Lloydminster has
played in four playoff series, and
have trailed in three of them. Last
year, they were down 2-1 to Whitecourt in the first round, coming
from behind to win the series in five
games. They then were down 3-1 to
Fort McMurray in the second round,
but crawled back to force a Game 7,
which they ultimately lost.
This year, after a four-game series
with Whitecourt in the first round, it
was expected a series with Bonnyville
would go the distance, however, after
such a quick start by the Pontiacs in
the opening games, there would be
no repeat turnaround to Game 7, as
Bonnyville ended the series before it
could make a return to Lloydminster
for the final game.
“We came in a little lackadaisical,”
said Geary.
“We weren’t hitting as much.
Bonnyville came into the rink and I
felt they were blowing us up. Coming
off the big win in Whitecourt to end
that series, maybe guys’ heads were
in the clouds and we were kind of too
high.”
Up to the start of the series, Bonnyville had not lost in regulation in 20
straight games. They swept their first
round series with Drayton Valley
and suffered their first loss in regulation in over two months in Game 3.
It was up to the Bobcats to put
doubt in their mind that they could
be beat on any given night, and it
seemed past the first two games,
Lloydminster was finding a way
to create uncertainty in front of the
Bonnyville net. Unfortunately, it
came up short for the Bobcats.
“They are a team that is not going
to quit and if you get the opportunity
to get up ... you can’t take your foot
off the gas,” said head coach Garry
VanHereweghe.
“We found that out on more than
one occasion and not just against
these guys. We got to be a team that
finds a way to bury teams. You can’t
back in, they can hurt you. They got
some skill.”
“We were definitely ready skillwise, I just don’t think we executed,”
said Geary. “We kind of laid back
and once they were hammering us,
we didn’t really play what we talked
about. I think we were more than
ready, we just didn’t execute the way
we wanted.”
With the Bobcats hosting the RBC
Cup in 2016 and numerous highprofile trades during the season,
sending four 20-year-olds to new
locations, the 2014-15 season could
be looked at as the season that could
have been. But for Lloydminster
now, it is all about the future and
preparing for next season’s run at a
national championship. With lots of
new players expected to come into
the fold, it will be one of the most
highly anticipated off-seasons in the
franchise’s history.
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The Lloydminster Ice Cats were eliminated in the division final of the AMBFHL playoffs on Saturday after a 3-2 overtime loss to the Edmonton Lightning.
by Andrew Brethauer
[email protected]
Proud season
for Ice Cats
The Lloydminster Ice Cats hockey
season has come to an end after the
AAA bantam ladies team lost two
straight to the Edmonton Lightning,
6-3 in Game 1 and 3-2 in overtime in
Game 2.
It was a matchup for the top two
teams in the Alberta Major Bantam
Female Hockey League’s North
Division, with the winner heading to
the league final.
In both games, Lloydminster held
a lead, but couldn’t hold on to take
any of the first two games in the bestof-three series. In Game 1, Payton
Laumbach opened the scoring in the
first period, but it would be the only
Ice Cat goal until the third period, as
the Lightning scored four straight,
including three in the second period.
McKennah Mannix and Chelsea
Debusschere would cut the Lightning
lead to 4-3, but two empty-net goals
Young program has bright future ahead
with division final appearance
would give Edmonton a 6-3 victory,
and 1-0 series lead.
On Saturday back in Lloydminster,
the Ice Cats again led with a 2-1 lead
with just minutes to go in the third
period. However, a Madison Willan
goal late in the third tied the game up
for the Lighting, sending the game
into overtime.
In the extra minutes, with a crowd
in front of Ice Cat goalie Bella Mckee,
Willan would eventually jam it home
for her second of the game, giving
Edmonton a 2-0 series victory.
“It was a good, hard-fought game,”
said Ice Cats assistant coach Darcie
Skinner. “The girls are not hanging
their head after that. There is nothing
we can look back on and change. We
had a good season. We went into it
full force and we just came up short.”
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McKee stopped 38 shots in Game 1,
facing 42 shots on net, while in Game
2 she faced 43 shots, stopping 40 of
them.
While it wasn’t the league final
appearance the Ice Cats wanted, the
coaching staff looks at the season as
success. Lloydminster finished with
a 17-8-0-1 record, the most wins in the
North Division, and one shy of the
most in the league. They also reached
the division final, which for many of
the girls on the team, is further than
they have gone in the past.
“Most girls haven’t made it past
the first round of the playoffs on
our team,” said Skinner. “For us to
be in the North final and to be one
of the top teams in the season, it’s
something we are very proud of.”
The Ice Cats will see roughly half
their roster moving up to the Major
Midget Lloydminster PWM Steelers
next year, while the rest will have
high expectations on their shoulders
for next year. The Ice Cats bantam
girls program has only been around
for the past six years, and with this
year’s success, are expected to be
one of the front runners heading into
next season.
Twenty-two girls tried out for the
Ice Cats at the start of the season,
which was narrowed down to 17.
Compared to the rest of the league,
Lloydminster has one of the smallest
pools of players in which to build
a team, so a division final speaks
volumes to the talent in bantam girls
hockey in the Border City.
“For us to come out with a team of
that high of calibre is another reason
to be proud, and it sets the tone for
next year for our team to be looked at
as someone to be a competitor,” said
Skinner. “It (sets) high expectations
for the program.”
Lloydminster & District Soccer Association
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Team Registration & Annual General Meeting
Monday, April 13, 2015
7pm – 9pm
Servus Sports Center, OTS Room
Team Registration Deadline: May 1, 2015
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The Rustlers Volleyball Club 15U team won gold at the Sask Cup 2 tournament hosted in Lloydminster
this past weekend.
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Friday, April 3
The Servus Sports Centre field
houses played host to the 16U
Women’s Sask Cup 2 volleyball tournament. Two Lloydminster teams
were in action over the weekend, as
the Rustlers 16U competed in the Tier
2 division, while the 15U competed
in Tier 3.
The Rustlers Volleyball Club 15U
team captured gold in their tier with
a 25-17, 28-26 victory over Regina.
The 16U team finished in fifth.
Final results
Tier 1
1st Waldheim Briercrest 25-15, 25-22
2nd Saskatoon Junior Huskies
3rd Saskatoon JCVC 18-25, 26-24,
17-15
4th Prince Albert Toppers En Fuego
5th Regina Junior Cougars
6th Battleford
7th Rose Valley RVVC
8th Lanigan Blue
Tier 2
1st Regina RVC Extreme 25-19-,
25-16
2nd Saskatoon Smash
3rd Warman 25-20, 22-25, 15-5
4th Prince Albert Toppers Peligro
5th Lloydminster Rustlers 16U
6th Regina RVC Synergy
7th Regina QCVC Black
8th Muenster MVC
Tier 3
1st Lloydminster Rustlers 15U
25-17, 28-26
2nd Regina QCVC Royal
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Lobos upset in
regional final
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The Lashburn Lobos’ undefeated season came to an end on Saturday afternoon
at the worst time, during the regional final of the Saskatchewan high school
basketball tournament, as the Lobos were one victory away from attending the
Hoopla final four.
by Andrew Brethauer
[email protected]
The Lashburn Lobos matched the
Canora Cougars in effort, however,
size was something they couldn’t
counter against, as the Lobos were
upset 87-64 to the Cougars, and miss
a chance to attend Hoopla, the final
four in Saskatchewan high school
basketball.
Despite an early 8-2 lead in the
opening minutes of the first quarter,
the Lobos had little answer for the
Cougars’ size under the basket, as
Canora was able to grab rebounds
off the glass and put them back up
for multiple points. Six-foot-4 centre
Nate Baron led the Cougars with 31
points in the victory of Lashburn.
“We were matching them with
effort, just not with size,” said Lobos
head coach Scott Mitchell. “That
was our Achille’s heel. Once we got
the rebounds and could push, that
is when we started getting fouls on
them and taking to the bucket. But
when they set up inside they were
too big to go through.”
Brendan Sauer had 19 points in
the loss for the Lobos, while Zachary
Tucker had 15.
Lahsburn entered the Saskatchewan High School Athletic Association basketball championships as the
second-seeded team in the province,
having gone 25-0 prior to the
regional tournament that was hosted
in Lashburn. On Friday night, they
defeated the No. 15 seed Makwa,
77-41, earning their 26th victory of
the season.
It made Saturday afternoon’s loss
not only an upset, as Canora was
ranked No. 10, but it also ended the
Lobos’ perfect season.
“It hurts,” said Mitchell. “I didn’t
really know what to say after a loss.
We had humble beginnings and we
came a long way and they are going
to be a great team again next year. We
lost the big one.”
Despite the sadness of losing early
in the provincial championships,
the Lobos still accomplished a 26-1
season, were ranked second in the
province all year, and it has left many
in the small town school proud of
what the boys accomplished during
the basketball season.
“I’m extremely proud of the guys,”
said Mitchell. “We would kind of
play to our oppositions, so we just
kept stepping up and it seemed like
every team we played, we just did
enough to win, except for today. But
the kids played hard.”
THe Lobos will have nine players,
including two Grade 11s, four Grade
10s and two Grade 9s who will return
for next season.
“We have a few Grade 12s leaving
and they are a big part of what we
do,” said Mitchell. “It’s going to be
hard to see them go.”
Canora will join No. 3 Saskatoon
Ecole Canadienne, No. 5 Rosthern
and No. 1 St. Brieux in the Hoopla 2A
Basketball Championships on March
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from the communities of
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Paradise Valley,
Rivercourse, McLaughlin
and area
The Paradise Valley
and District Senior Citizens are
hoping to create a book of memories
dating from 1980 to the present. This
will be an update to both the "West of
the 4th" and "Oxen Tails to Jet-trails"
history books previously printed.
To add your family information to this book, you must be a
member of the community of McLaughlin, Paradise Valley
or Rivercourse and/or have children or grandchildren
attending the school, or be connected through any
community organizations, churches or sports teams.
Deadline is April 15th
Email your 800-1000 word stories (not photos) to
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Give your clearly labeled photos to Kyla Purser, Naomi Broemeling or
Charleen Teasdale(they will be returned at a later date)
For story ideas and guidelines, phone 403-242-5108.
For all other questions contact:
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OIL PATCH
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Land sale generates $17.5M
The February sale of petroleum and natural
gas rights raised $17.5 million in revenue for
the province, bringing total land sale revenues
for the 2014-15 fiscal year to $164.7 million.
The 2014-15 March budget forecast $99
million in land sale revenue. The final total for
the fiscal year has exceeded the forecast by $66
million.
“Robust sales in April and August of last year
accounted for the increase in land sale revenues
over the initial forecast,” Economy Minister Bill
Boyd said in a news release.
“Saskatchewan remains one of the best places
for oil and gas companies to invest. The sector
will continue to play a part in our diversified
economy in 2015.”
The February sale saw the Weyburn-Estevan
area receive the most bids with sales of $8.3
million. The Lloydminster area was next at $5.3
million, followed by the Swift Current area at
$3.2 million and the Kindersley-Kerrobert area
at $694,039.
The highest price paid for a single parcel was
$3.5 million. Windfall Resources Ltd. acquired
the 1,036-hectare lease east of St. Walburg. The
highest price on a per-hectare basis was $8,586.
STOMP Energy Ltd. bid $1.1 million for a 126.6hectare lease southeast of Estevan.
The next sale of Crown petroleum and natural
gas rights will be held on April 6, 2015.
Alberta strengthens environmental protections in the oilsands
As part of ongoing efforts to reduce
the environmental impact of oilsands
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ponds and regulate the use of water
from the Athabasca River.
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and slowing tailings ponds growth.
Tailings are currently managed
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The Surface Water Quantity
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both current and future mineable
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• Pushing companies to invest in
technology to remain within those
constraints.
• Establishing firm thresholds to
identify when companies must take
action to prevent harm to the environment.
• Requiring companies to post
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with potential remediation issues
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• Ensuring tailings are progressively treated and reclaimed throughout
the project life cycle and are read
toreclaim within 10 years of the endof-mine-life of that project.
Highlights of the Surface Water
Quantity Management Framework
include:
• Requiring the majority of water
used by existing operators and all
water used by new operators to stop
during low-flow periods.
• Restricting water use during these
low-flow periods to a minimum for
older operators who are technologically unable to stop all withdrawals;
• Establishing weekly triggers,
which act as an early warning point
before a limit is reached, and setting
water withdrawal limits for all
mineable oil sands operators, using
best-available science; and
• Maintaining an adequate
quantity of water for Aboriginal river
navigation and pursuit of traditional
activities.
The Alberta government worked
with industry, aboriginal groups,
environmental
non-governmental
organizations and other stakeholders to develop these frameworks that
will guide progress on environmental issues in the oil sands.
The
Tailings
Management
Framework for the Mineable
Athabasca Oil Sands and Surface
Water
Quantity
Management
Framework for the Lower Athabasca
River were proposed under Alberta’s
Lower Athabasca Regional Plan. The
surface water quantity framework
also supports the Water Conversation’s theme of managing industrial
water use.
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work in the
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WORKING WISE
Options when laid off
Dear Working Wise:
I was just laid off from my job after five years with the
same company. Unfortunately, the whole industry has
slowed down and no one is hiring. I’m a bit shocked and
not sure what to do.
Signed, Unsure
Dear Unsure,
Losing your job can be one of the most stressful
life events you may ever face. Getting a pink slip
doesn’t just affect your cash flow – it can affect
your confidence, self-esteem and the friendships
you’ve made through work.
If you feel like you’re wrestling with the emotions
from losing your job, check out the Coping With
Your Loss section on the Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) website at: alis.alberta.ca/
jobloss.
Emotional support is also available through the
Mental Health Helpline, 1-877-303-2642 and online
at albertahealthservices.ca/mentalhealth.asp.
First, negotiate your severance and settlement. Don’t feel pressured to accept a severance
or settlement package immediately. Take some
time to think about the offer and don’t be afraid
to negotiate. Understand your Employment
Standards rights at work.alberta.ca/es.
Want legal advice? Contact the Law Society
of Alberta to find a lawyer who specializes in
employment law at www.lawsociety.ab.ca. Once
you and your employer have agreed to a “deal,”
get it in writing.
Second, ask for letters of reference. Having
reference letters will help when you’re looking for
a new job.
Third, ask for your Record of Employment.
You need a Record of Employment to apply for
Employment Insurance. Contact your nearest
Service Canada Centre if you haven’t received
your record within 14 days of your last pay from
your employer.
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Fourth, apply for Employment Insurance (EI)
online at servicecanada.gc.ca/ei or in person at
your nearest Service Canada Centre. Apply for EI
as soon as you stop working. You can even apply
for EI before you receive your Record of Employment.
Fifth, review your finances and develop a budget
while you look for a new job. Ask your accountant,
banker or financial adviser for advice or check out
the free tips on the Money Mentors web site at:
moneymentors.ca.
If you don’t have a severance package, are not
eligible for EI, and have no other resources, like
family support, investments, or savings. You
can apply for Income Support assistance while
you look for a new job through Alberta Works.
For more information on Income Support, visit:
humanservices.alberta.ca.
Finally, explore your career options. Take this
opportunity to think about your career. Do you
want to switch industries, careers or open your
own business?
Free career planning services are available
through the Career Information Hotline at 1-800661-3753 or the ALIS website, alis.alberta.ca.
For help with your job search, visit your nearest
Alberta Works Centre. There are 53 Alberta Works
Centres located across the province. You can find
the one nearest you at: humanservices.alberta.ca/
offices.
Still have questions? Read Creating a New
Future: The Job-Loss Workbook. It covers everything
mentioned here plus much more. You can pick up
a free copy at your nearest Alberta Works Centre or
get it online at: alis.alberta.ca/js/ws/jsr/jobloss.
Good luck.
Do you have a work-related question? Send your
questions to Working Wise, at [email protected]
gov.ab.ca. Charles Strachey is a manager with
Alberta Human Services. This column is provided
for general information.
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• communicate and interact with the public in a courteous and
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• be able to work without constant supervision in a safe and
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ALL APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED IN CONFIDENCE
UNTIL 4 PM MARCH 27, 2015
GENERAL LABORER/ WAREHOUSE
PRODUCTION PERSONNEL
NEEDED
We are currently seeking a reliable and experienced
warehouse production worker to join our team at W.R.
MEADOWS of Western Canada (Lloydminster plant). We are
looking for people that can perform a variety of routine
production and housekeeping tasks with the ability to lift
up to 50lbs regularly. Safety is high priority. Appropriate
PPE must be worn for some duties.
Interested candidates, email resumes, attention
Gary Dobranski (Plant Manager)
[email protected]
FLOORHANDS
for Slant & Conventional Rigs
Experience an asset but not necessary.
Must have a valid driver’s license H2S and First Aid tickets.
We offer above industry average wages, a benefit package
and the opportunity to work with first rate equipment.
Note: A drug and alcohol (fit for duty) policy is in place to
ensure everyone’s safety.
Phone: (780) 872-7887
Fax resumes to: (780) 872-7122 or
E-mail to: [email protected]
Thank you for your interest, however, only those considered will be contacted.
Part Time Casual (As Needed)
Employment Opportunities Ideal for Retired or Semi - Retired
Three (3) Guard positions with the commissionaires
at the RCMP Detachment in Kitscoty, AB.
Guards are responsible for the monitoring and
well-being of prisoners while in the care of the police.
Applicants must pass an Enhanced Clearance
check, be capable of working independently
and shift work.
Red Seal Journeyman
Licensed Heavy Duty Mechanic
Dealership experience will be an asset.
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To apply, contact Sgt. Huss at the RCMP
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Please fax or email resume to:
Fax: 780-875-2586
Email: [email protected]
We’ve been looking for a Service Advisor like YOU!
The Service Advisor sells and schedules needed service work on commercial trucks
and equipment for the Volvo dealership service department. Midwest Truck Centre
Inc. is a premier provider of quality products and services to commercial equipment
users. We are customer-focused, people-oriented, and financially motivated to
deliver excellent outcomes for customers, vendors and our people.
We offer a rewarding career with a leader in the transportation industry. Grow with us
as we continue to expand our network of products & services.
Responsibilities
1. Write up customer’s vehicle problems accurately and clearly, verify customer
information, warranty & obtain customer’s signature.
2. Establish customer’s method of payment. Obtain credit approval, if necessary.
3. Create repair order in the Karmak business system, and file accordingly.
4. Notify foreman of incoming work, & repair order status.
5. Ensure that vehicles are parked in assigned areas. Make sure they are locked
and all keys are marked and put away correctly using standardized key tags.
6. Communicate updates from customer to foreman in person, via text, email etc.
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any changes in the estimate or promised time; explain cost and time
requirements in detail, and gets proper authorization before any additional
repairs are performed.
8. Handle telephone inquiries regarding inbound work and work in process.
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and authorization is noted. Close repair order as appropriate.
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We offer exceptional compensation and benefits, training, and opportunity for
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attitude and integrity.
Basic Qualifications
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
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HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE Class 1 or 3 Operators. Full-time and Parttime positions available.
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GRAVEL PROPERTY
w/River Frontage, Spruce
View, Alberta. Ritchie
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Nikita Lewis and Rylan Bull of Onion Lake would like to announce the arrival of their
son, Rylan Alex Bull JR, born February 11, 2015.
Karla and Travis Ehalt of Lloydminster would like to announce the arrival of their
son, Emmett Travis, born February 12, 2015.
Michelle and Riley Pashniak of Lloydminster would like to announce the arrival of their
twin boys, Graydon Gunner and Sullivan James, born March 8, 2015.
Deanne Moylan-Eggen and Kurt Eggen of Lloydminster would like to announce the
arrival of their daughter, Emily Carol, born March 9, 2015.
If you wish to have your baby’s birth announcement published in our
Tuesday edition of the Source, FREE OF CHARGE, please come in and fill out a form.
Deadline is Friday at noon for the Tuesday edition.
CROSSWORDS
Come Celebrate with us,
the 80th Birthday of
Grace Allen
Sunday, March 29, 2015 from
12:30 - 3pm @ Marwayne Alliance Church
And you are welcome to join us for the Sunday morning
service at 11am with guest speaker Darrel Allen
Precious, So Sweet & New
Advertise the birth of your new
baby in the Lloydminster Source.
Across
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If you wish to have your baby’s
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please complete the form below
and return it back to us by Friday
at noon for the Tuesday edition.
photo by Simply Natural Photography
Birth Announcement Form
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