1 Talk about good coffee! Miss Muggins Coffee and Fresh Donuts By Staff i t c a n a d a p t t o m a j o r c h a n g i n g m a r k e t f u n d i n g d e m a n d s a n d Aa n n o u n c e - challenges." added ment for a local Michael Gravelle, entreprise was made Minister of Northern on Wednesday by the Development and Premier of Ontario, Mines. Mr. Dalton McGuinty. In January of Niska North s 2007, Niska North new Cedar mill instal- (formerly Cree-Tech) lation, one of the was the successful largest in Eastern proponent in the Cedar Canada is officially wood allocation comlaunched. petition that was The province initially announced in is investing $1.5 February million to invest in Approximately equipment, renovations and construction costs. per year of cedar are c u r r e n t l y u n d e r - " W e a r e utilized in northcommitted to a strong, v i b r a n t N o r t h. Investing in this new eastern Ontario of which 60,000 was a l l o c a t e d t o t h e sawmill is good for our families, good for our workers and good for the economy" said Premier McGuinty. "This new mill demonstrates how the f o r e s t i n d u s t r y remains the economic lifeblood of many small northern Ontario communities and that CHAPLEAU EXPRESS Vol. 13, Issue 31, April 18, 2009 Chapleau firm. The company plans to use i t s a l l o c a t i o n t o produce a variety of value-added lumber products, such as siding, door and window components, mouldings and logs for log home construction. An additional 40,000 cubic meters of white pine, white birch and tamarack will be acquired from open market Crown sources. An estimated 128,000 cubic metres 40 new jobs could be created once the pro- ject is in full swing. In addition, significant spin-off industry opportunities could arise using Niska PIZZA HUT & KFC There s a Reason We re Number 1 0 TRANS FAT Ontario Premier on hand to make major announcement New cedar mill operation officially launched Long Term Forecast Saturday High 4 Low -3 Sunday High 7 Low -8 Monday High 9 Low - 5 Tuesday High 8 Low -3 Wednesday High 11 Low -0 Thursday High 8 Low -1 No problem Too big or too small At Northern Haul We do it all!! Making the announcement at the mill site, Premier McGuinty, centre, accompanied on the left by Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines and on the right Algoma Manitoulin M.P.P Mike Brown. North products. yet at full production, processing logs since Although not the mill has been November Flag raising ceremony attracts a good crowd and special guests Back (l.to r) Mike Brown, M.P.P. Algoma-Manitoulin, MWO Francis Bernier, André Byham, councillor, Mayor Earle Freeborn, Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines. Front: Mrs. Gene Bernier and Mary Bernier. Spring is finally here!! Time to start thinking about your gardening and yardwork. Driveways a little muddy? Call us for gravel! Top soil and sod for your yard! Potholes reeking havoc on your suspension? Need your summer tires put on? Call Steve or Gaston for automotive! n Wednesday Brown, M.P.P for morning, a Algoma-Manitoulin Oflag raising and Michael Gravelle, ceremony to honor Minister of Northern MWO Frank Bernier's Development and retirement from the Mines. C a n a d i a n A r m e d "I would like to Forces was held at thank everyone for 9:00 a.m. attending" said MWO Family and Bernier. "I certainly friends along with didn't expect such a students from our local turnout." he added. schools gathered in After a lifelong front of the Civic career retirement from Centre to witness this the Canadian Armed occasion. Forces comes with Members of mixed feeling for the Royal Canadian MWO Bernier. Legion were also A cheese and present. wine was held at the Special guests Legion from 1:00 to t o t h e c e r e m o n y 4:00. i n c l u d e d M i k e Proudly Proudly serving Serving Chapleau and and area area with with distinction since 1996 Office Fax
2 Chapleau Express, April 18, Page 2 New vs. used car What makes depreciate more, 30 per cent per annum. business owner, you sense in this credit- especially in the first Deducting half of the will be refunded the crunch economy year. Use your money m a x i m u m GST paid when you buying a new or used wisely finance at depreciation in the purchased your new car? zero per cent and pay first year. By buying c a r. E m p l o y e e s According to o f f y o u r h i g h e r toward the latter part travelling as part of Chartered Accountant interest debt first. of the year or even in their job can claim a Rory Ring of Ring Used Car This December, you can GST rebate on the tax OBITUARY Agnes Beaudry It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Agnes Beaudry on Sunday, April 12, 2009 at the age of 93 years. Beloved wife of the late Murril Beaudry, mother of Alvina Neault (Bill) of Mattawa, Merle Cartlidge (Bob) of Scarborough, Rose Parent (Frank Ciccone) of Mississauga, Renee Gallagher (Reg Stanley) of Cobourg, Geraldine Paquette of Kitchener, Margaret Hong of Sudbury, Catherine Mandic of Kitchener, and Christopher Beaudry of London. Predeceased by her son, Peter Beaudry (Rosemary) of Kitchener. Beloved grandmother of Gary, Jennifer, Peter and April; Geoffery, Amanda, and Shannon; Karla and Aaron; Tracy, Lana and Ashley; Jacqueline; Sam and Amy. Great Grandmother of Brodie, Skye, Christian, Jacob, Isaac and Olivia. Dear sister of Pearl Bedard of Waterdown. Agnes family received relatives and friends at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm with parish prayers at 8:30pm. The Funeral Mass for Agnes was held at St. Joseph s RC Church (corner of Courtland and Madison Ave, Kitchener) on Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 10am. Fr. Brian Quigley officiating. Interment Woodland Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Visit for Agnes' memorial OBITUARY Muriel Ennis (nee Daniels) Passed away peacefully at Shepherd Lodge, Scarborough on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Melvin Ennis. Also pre-deceased by late husbands Andrew Warrilow and Alfred Murray. Cherished mother of Fred Warrilow (Bonnie), Donna Leistner, Paul Warrilow (Pamela) all of Toronto and step-mother of Jim Ennis (Charlene) of Braeside. Dearly loved grandmother of Rita Leistner, Linda Lavoie (Daniel), Christopher Warrilow (Kirsten), Adam Warrilow (Joelle), Lianne Scott (Pat), David Warrilow (Laurie), Tom Warrilow, Robert Warrilow (Lisa), Gayle Warrilow and step-grandmother of Emily Van de Clippe (John) and Russell Ennis (Krista). Great Grandma will also be sadly missed by her 12 great grandchildren. Muriel Elizabeth Grace Daniels was born in Lindsay, Ontario to Harry and Pearl (nee Weldon) on May 23, Muriel led an interesting and adventurous life which eventually took her to Toronto and on to Chapleau and back to Peterborough during her retirement years. She spent many happy years with Mel and their numerous friends in Peterborough. Muriel loved to cook, garden, sew, read and research and record family history. She was a very active member of her church until advanced age and failing health began to slow her down. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 17th at the C O M S T O C K F U N E R A L H O M E & CREMATION CENTRE, 356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the chapel on Saturday April 18th at 1:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Fairview United Church, Peterborough would be appreciated. (Donations may be made by contacting Comstock Funeral Home at (705) ). Online condolences may be made at The Chapleau Express P.O. Box 457 Chapleau (Ont.) P0M 1K0 Telephone - Fax : Published every Saturday/Sunday Deadline for receiving ads is Wednesday at 4 p.m. The Chapleau Express is delivered free of charge to every household each Saturday. If you have any comments, please feel free to contact us. Subscriptions: $70.00 per year (Canada) $ U.S per year (U.S.A) Canadian Publications Products Sales Agreement # Ads and advertisements can be dropped off at the Chapleau Innovation Centre Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Chartered Accoun- brings certain risks, take advantage of the depreciation amount. car. In this case, you operating expenses. tants in Toronto, there i n c l u d i n g m a x i m u m d e p r e - Being aware will save taxes by Charging expenses are benefits to both, as m a i n t enance a n d ciation without paying of the standby charge selling the car back to back to your employer well as some tax repair costs as well as the extra financing If you finance a car, the employee being on a kilometre basis considerations that the possibility of costs. you can write off the charged. provided the employer may help you meet being difficult to sell. Paying atten- interest up to a Claiming the allows this. your overhead and On the upside, you do tion to the cost of the prescribed amount. business use of your Brought to you save taxes. He offers not pay GST as long as car. You can only As a corporate small car on your tax return, by the Institute of these tips. the seller does not pay claim depreciation up business owner or a s w e l l a s t h e Chartered Accoun- New Car Even GST. (If you purchase to a value of $30,000 employee, if you have depreciation interest tants of Ontario though a new car will from a dealer, you will plus taxes. If the car a company car that cost and the business cost more, now might pay GST.) c o s t s m o r e t h a n you also use for p o r t i o n o f t h e be a good time to buy Ta x A s p e c t s $30,000, you can only personal purposes, one. This is due to low Whether it's a new or d e d u c t t h e f i r s t you could pay a (sometimes even zero) used car, you can $30,000. standby charge of up interest rates, as well minimize taxes if you Being eligible to 24 per cent per year, a s d i s c o u n t s, u s e t h e c a r f o r for GST refunds If based on the cost of w a r r a n t i e s a n d business travel by: you are registered for the car. Over time, this extended warranties, Writing off either the GST as either an charge can sometimes and low-cost service full balance of the car, individual or small exceed the value of the p l a n s f r o m or the tax depreciation amount can be pro- rated by the amount of business travel in each year. The rate is set at manufacturers and dealers. However, you will also pay GST, and your new car will EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Unicco Service Co. is looking for a maintenance person $20/hr. 10 hours per week to provide preventative maintenance to (2) buildings in Chapleau,ON. 1 x per week. The applicant must be bondable and provide a criminal reference check. The following duties would be required to be performed: change belts, filters, change fluorescent bulbs, ballasts, minor electrical, plumbing repairs, lubricate pumps/equiment knowledge of heating system. Preference to applicant with trade certificate or proven knowledge of maintaining a facility. Please submit resume to (fax) Unicco Service Co. Human Resource Dept. GOING TO CHURCH Catholic Church SACRED-HEART OF JESUS PARISH PAROISSE SACRÉ-COEUR DE JÉSUS 26 Lorne Street North OFFICE- 21 Lansdowne St.N Sunday/dimanche 9:30 a.m. English 11:00 a.m. Francais Weekdays Mon-Sat en semaine Lun-Sam Fr. Jacques Fortin ST. JEAN DE BRÉBEUF (Sultan) Liturgy of the Word Liturgie de la paroleevery 3rd Saturday 7 p.m. Bilingual Tous les 3e samedis 19h Bilingue Permanent Deacon Ted Castilloux Diocese of Moosonee Anglican Church of Canada ST. JOHN S CHURCH 4 Pine Street West Sunday Service 10:30 a.m. Rev. Bruce Roberts ST. MARY S ANGLICAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 78 Devonshire Street Sunday Service 10 a.m. Rev. William P. Ivey CHAPLEAU PENTECOSTAL CHURCH 9 Elm Street (P.A.O.C.) Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sunday Services 11 a.m. & 7 p.m. Family Night (ages 1-109) Wednesday 7-8:15 p.m. Pastor Dan Lee TRINITY UNITED CHURCH Corner of Beech and Lorne Sunday Service and Sunday School 11:00 a.m. Anna Chikoski Soup Kettle every 2nd Wednesday of the month OUR LADY OF SEVEN SORROWS PARISH PAROISSE NOTRE-DAME- DES-SEPT-DOULEURS (Foleyet) Liturgy of the World Sundays 11 a.m. Liturgie de la Parole Dimanche 11h Mass every 2nd & 4th Sunday at 4:00 p.m. Messe sux 2e et 4e dimanche à 16h COMMUNITY BIBLE CHAPEL Corner of King and Maple Communion Service 9:30 Family Bible Hour 11 a.m. Including Sunday School Evening Bible Study and Ladies Bible Study during the week Transportation available Al Tremblay
3 In this spring murder comedy even the cast does not know who the murderer is. Between acts the audience will deter- mine, by secret ballot, who the killer is in this maze of murder. Once again Hilary Arsenault and Gabriela Dell will direct the Chapleau High School Drama Starkweather an isolated country woods. Of course, it mansion is nestled on estate surrounded by has to be a dark and stormy night. Simon Dinner Theatre Starkweather has MURDER'S IN THE HEIR gathered his befuddled $30.00 a ticket nephew Farley, his on sale at the playboy son Jordan, High School office at 8:30 am, his great-niece Paula on Monday, April 20. (a Southern belle) and All seats are numbered. There will be a his grandson Simon III regular performance on Saturday, April 2. along with his many Students and seniors $5.00, servants to reveal the adults $7.00. See you there. contents of his will. His lawyer, Lois van Dave Gunning, next big thing in the True North of Song Dave Gunning has been acclaimed as one of Canada's best up-andcoming singer-songwriters. A charismatic performer, Gunning is known for infusing his shows with his own brand of humorous tales and touching commentary on the everyday. In 2002, Gunning had the incredible experience of performing on a 22-date soldout tour with Canadian music legend Stompin' Tom Conners. Gunning recently picked up two 2008 East Coast Music Awards for Male Artist of the Year and Folk Recording of the Year. Come on out to hear Dave Gunning's sensitive folk songs this Friday evening, April 24, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. at the Chapleau High School cafetorium. Admission by Chapleau Performing Arts season passport or tickets available at the door: $25 for adults, $10 for youths 18 and under. Licenced Motor Vehicle Inspection Station C ha leau ree Auto/Truck Monday - Friday :30 a.m - 4:30 p.m. Preventive Maintenance keeps you on the road FOX LAKE RESERVE Chapleau Express, April 18, Page 3 Murder s in the Heir by Billy St. John Zandt, reveals who Club in this spring prime rib. Tickets go may receive bequests production. Brush off on sale at the High a n d t h e n t h e the winter blues and School office at 8:30 bombshell. Within bring a little sunshine am, on Monday, April h o u r s t h e w i l l into spring. The 20. All seats are becomes invalid. The Dinner Theatre will be numbered. There will heirs are not pleased, at 6:00 pm on Friday, be a regular perforso it s not surprising May 1. Mr. Gouge and mance on Saturday, when they roam the the hospitality class April 2. See you there. old mansion carrying such items as an ax, a gun, knives, poison and other suitable methods of murder. Predictably, Simon I e n d s u p b e i n g murdered but who did the dirty deed? Simon III is determined to find his grandfather s killer with the help of detective Mike Davis. will be serving Angus A Family Ring is a unique and lasting expression of love. Choose from gleaming white yellow gold and then select either the genuine or synthetic birthstones to represent the member of your family. It will be a gift that will be worn proudly and treasured always ORDER NOW for Mother's Day Chapleau Village Shops WORKWEAR FASHIONS JEWELRY GIFTWARE Dave Gunning, Étoile montante de la chanson canadienne Dave Gunning a été acclamé comme l'un des meilleurs compositeurs-interprètes de la relève au Canada. Artiste charismatique, Gunning est connu pour son talent humoristique et ses commentaires touchants sur la vie quotidienne. En 2002, Gunning a profité de la chance incroyable d'accompagner en tournée d'ouverture du chanteur country légendaire Stompin' Tom Conners. Gunning remportait récemment deux prix du ''East Coast Music Awards'', un comme artiste masculin de l'année, et l'autre pour l'enregistrement folklorique de l'année Venez apprécier les chansons folkloriques de Dave Gunning ce vendredi 24 avril 2009 à 19 h 30 au cafétorium du Chapleau High School. Admission par passeport de saison ou à la porte au coût de $25 par adulte ou $10 pour les jeunes de 18 ans et moins. CALL for an appointment
4 Chapleau Express, April 18, Page 4 Lease or purchase a car To lease or n o i n c o m e t a x will take the risk of PST of a new car's These benefits include own the car personally purchase a car that's implications, as you vehicle depreciation. cost. On a leased the annual standby a n d c h a r g e t h e the perennial question. are only paying GST Lenders like financial vehicle, you can only charge, which is based business for its use, to The answer boils a n d P S T o n t h e institutions, however, claim lease payments on the cost of the car avoid getting hit with d o w n to another monthly payment and may not want to lend of up to $800 plus and can be up to 24 per these taxable benefits. question: how do you it's easy to return the the full amount and applicable GST and cent of that cost each Where the car will be intend to use the car car provided you meet will not take the risk PST per month, and year. The operating- leased and a corporate f o r b u s i n e s s o r three conditions. It that the vehicle will you can deduct interest cost benefit will also business owner doesn't personal use? must be in good depreciate. charges only of up to apply, which amounts spend a lot of time As Chartered c o n d i t i o n ; i t s I t i s a l s o $300 per month. t o 2 4 c e n t s p e r driving, the benefit is Accountant Stephen maintenance checkups important to assess the If an incor- personal kilometre only two-thirds of the deblois from Welch must be kept up in line costs of borrowing. A p o r a t e d b u s i n e s s driven. Depending on lease cost, and could L L P i n O t t a w a w i t h t h e m a n u - car price may be p r o v i d e s c a r s t o the actual business use be fully deductible for explains, there are pros facturer's specifi- different depending on employees who will of the car, some of a lower-end vehicle for and cons involved in c a t i o n s ; a n d t h e whether you lease or also use them for these tax benefits may the corporation. both options. The kilometres must not buy, and depending on personal use, then be able to be reduced. Brought to you decision is ultimately exceed the limit stated how the interest is those employees can If you run the by The Institute of based on personal in the lease. You'll be calculated. If you p a y s i g n i f i c a n t b u s i n e s s i n a Chartered Accounchoice and lifestyle as charged extra if you decide to buy and additional taxes for corporation, it is tants of Ontario. opposed to being a violate any of these finance the car, you their use of the cars. generally advisable to business decision. conditions. pay GST and PST W h e n y o u Beware of the Credit upfront, and the bank own a car, it's yours. Crunch loan is based on the With a leased car, The economic total of the base price repair charges are downturn is another and the taxes. minimal, but you must factor to consider. In terms of still insure it, just as While low interest continuity over time, you would if you rates and attractive you can trade the car in owned it. And at the offers from manu- and get a GST/PST end of the lease you facturers and dealers reduction. There is still have nothing to show may make it a good a prepayment, but you for your money, unless time to lease or do end up only paying you exercise your purchase, the market is t a x o n t h e option to buy. also volatile. No one d e p r e c i a t i o n. If the car is for has a crystal ball, says However with a lease, p e r s o n a l u s e, deblois, and the each monthly payment determine how long value of the car this is subject to GST and you want to keep it, year may not hold next PST. These taxes also a d d s C h a r t e r e d year, especially if apply to the purchase- Accountant Steve prices come down option price, should Gora, President, Gora further. you decide to buy the Financial Consulting Run the Numbers car at lease-end. Inc. in Toronto. It's important Using a Car for Leasing is a to do your budget and Business good option if it's for a determine what you If the car is period of less than can afford. Then do used for business, three or four years, and your research on there are income tax you don't intend to whether to purchase or concerns to consider. purchase the car lease because it can be Small business ownerafterward. There are complicated. managers should be According to aware of restrictions Gora, it's easy to forget o n w h a t c a n b e t h a t l e a s i n g a n d claimed, advises lending are different. deblois. In a lease, the lessor Wa t c h t h e owns the car. It may c o s t. Y o u c a n advance the dealer up depreciate only the to 100 per cent of the first $30,000 plus purchase price and applicable GST and Your Good News Radio Station CHIM FM Serving Chapleau at 92.7 FM Or listen online at
5 Chapleau Express, April 18, Page 5 Small business 101 with CFIB Spring cleaning and your business Spring is here following suggestions place to cope with neurs network with your community. Find essential to a successand with that comes to help you stay u n f o r e s e e n customers, vendors, a cause that matters to ful business. Now is thoughts of spring- focused on your goals: circumstances? trade groups, industry you and devote a the perfect time to c l e a n i n g. A s a n Revisit your Take advan- s p e c i f i c g r o u p s, couple of hours a review and reflect your entrepreneur you b u s i n e s s tage of local business friends, other business month. Serve on a business practices. know how important resolutions. Are you associations, such as owners, etc. c o m m i t t e e, b e a Know what is workproper planning and still on track? Have CFIB, government Get mobile. mentor, volunteer, or ing. Review what isn't. organization of your you organized your organizations such as Investing in a mobile m a k e r e g u l a r CFIB is Canada's business is to your important records? Do the Canada Business device such as a laptop d o n a t i o n s t o t h e largest association of success. CFIB would y o u h a v e a n Service Center, and will help you break g r o u p s i n y o u r small- and mediuml i k e t o o ff e r t h e emergency plan in local colleges. All free from your desk. community. sized businesses. offer tips and programs Tr i m d o w n Put time for Encouraging that can help develop your in-box. Handle y o u r s e l f o n t h e the development of b u s i n e s s a n d each only once; calendar. Set realistic good public policy at marketing plans. make a decision as to goals. Learn how to the federal, provincial Look at recur- what to do with it and delegate. Make sure and municipal levels, ring costs. Look over where to put it. y o u r b u s i n e s s CFIB represents more phone bills, stationary Upgrade your processes are written than 105,000 business a n d o ff i c e c o s t s, skills. Try e-learning. down and that you owners, who collecvehicle costs, postage, CFIB members and have someone to back tively employ 1.25 and electricity bills. Is their employees have you up. million Canadians and the billing correct? free access to a wide Small business account for $75 billion What can be trimmed? variety of e-learning owners know that in GDP. Update your courses through Vubiz. foresight and detail are office equipment and Upgrading your skills business software and is essential and when make sure they are you take time to learn Boating Safety Course energy star rated. Find something new, you Receive the Pleasure Craft Operator card Patrick Norman s a v i n g s j u s t b y are only adding value converting to energy to your business. Visit saving equipment and proper lighting. s a v i n g s - b e n e f i t s / Perform a back courses/default.asp for u p o f c o m p u t e r further information. systems. Whether you Promote your back-up data weekly business. Advertise. or not at all, you need Send out cards/eto take time and cards, newsletters/ecommit to maintaining newsletters, special y o u r c o m p u t e r offers, etc. systems. Invest in a Give back to CD burner or USB key. Make a copy of your data files and store them properly. Update contact i n f o r m a t i o n a n d maintain business r e l a t i o n s h i p s b y making the effort to r e v i t a l i z e y o u r business network. Successful entrepre- Présenté par Centre culturel Louis-Hémon Le mercredi 22 avril à 20 heures École secondaire Trillium Adulte 30$ 25$(membre) Étudiant 5$(j VAIS) 10$(à la porte) Enfant 5$ Billets en vente maintenant Centre culturel Louis-Hémon Et FormationPLUS nd th Saturday May 2 or Saturday May 9 Cost: $30 To register, contact Linda at or drop in at the Chapleau Innovation Centre Cours de sécurité nautique (bateau) Pour obtenir la carte de conducteur d'embarcation de plaisance Le samedi 2 mai ou le samedi 9 mai Frais: 30$ Pour vous inscrire, communiquez avec Linda au ou venez au centre d'innovation de Chapleau. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following position: 3 CASUAL HOUSEKEEPING/LAUNDRY AIDES Services de santé de Chapleau Health Services is currently seeking 3 casual Housekeeping/Laundry Aides. Qualifications:! Ability to communicate orally and in writing in the English language.! Ability to communicate orally in French will be considered an asset.! Experience in commercial laundry and housekeeping services, particularly in a health care environment and formal certification will be considered an asset. Interested applicants may submit resumes by April 27th, 2009 to Human Resources Services de santé de Chapleau Health Services 6 Broomhead Road, P.O. Box 757 Chapleau, Ontario P0M 1K0 Tel: (705) We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applications received will be held strictly confidential. Cet avis est disponible en français.
6 Chapleau Express, April 18, Page 6 La campagne de jonquilles, une réussite foudroyante à Chapleau Avec l'hiver d'espoir, était si vive l e s e m p l o y é s de la réserve Fox Lake, b é n é v o l e s d e l a contribué à établir un qui s éternise et que par l'après-midi tôt c o m m a n d a i e n t à l École secondaire Société du Cancer nouveau record de l approche de Pâques, du vendredi, environ l a v a n c e l e u r s catholique Trillium, occupaient les postes vente pour Chapleau plusieurs résidents de 5,000 fleurs avaient bouquets; ceux-ci ont l ' O P P e t de vente situés à la cette année. Nos Chapleau ont saisi é t é v e n d u e s été livrés à ces endroits FormationPLUS. Si Banque Royale et au excuses à tous ceux l'occasion pour acheter localement. le jeudi. vous êtes intéressés à Valu-Mart. De plus, le qui n ont pas pu se les bouquets frais de Au cours des Cette année, la participer comme personnel de la LCBO procurer des jonquilles jonquilles en vente par années, le comité local b r a n c h e l o c a l e groupe à la commande a généreusement offert cette année. L équipe la Société Canadienne de la campagne de aimerait souligner leur d avance pour l'année son aide pour vendre locale tentera d'obtenir du Cancer la semaine jonquilles a formé des a l l i a n c e a v e c 4 prochaine, veuillez des fleurs les jeudi et plus de fleurs pour la dernière. La demande l i e n s a v e c 2 5 nouveaux partenaires, communiquer avec vendredi. campagne de l année de cette fleur, symbole entreprises locales, où dont l'administration Joanne au En tout, plus de prochaine. Vendredi, les 60 bénévoles ont Sur la photo, un groupe de bénévoles du conseil étudiant de l école Chapleau High School, qui se sont associés à la branche locale de la Société Canadienne du Cancer pendant la campagne de jonquilles la semaine dernière. Les étudiants ont vendu les jonquilles à l avance à leurs camarades de classe, leurs familles et amis. Leurs efforts ont connu un succès énorme, avec comme résultat d avoir vendu presque 20% de toutes les jonquilles achetées dans la communauté. Une réussite merveilleuse à souligner! Donner de son temps pour la Société Canadienne du Cancer est une excellente façon de rendre hommage à la mémoire de quelqu'un qui a succombé au cancer. Sur la photo, Rosane Connelly (membre bénévole de la Société du Cancer) souligne l effort apporté par Sylvianne Pilote, qui organisé la vente de jonquilles auprès de ses camarades de classe et du personnel de l École secondaire catholique Trillium, à la mémoire de sa grand-mère. Félicitations Sylvianne! SUPERIOR EAST/SUPÉRIEUR EST Community Futures Development Corporation Société d'aide au développement des collectivités Attention: Small Business Owners and Potential Business Owners The staff of the Superior East Community Futures Development Corporation will be in Chapleau on April 23rd, Please call , x21 to arrange for an appointment to discuss your small business counselling or loan needs. Attention: Propriétaires de petites entreprises et propriétaires potentiels d'entreprises Le personnel de la Société d'aide au développement des collectivités Supérieur Est sera à Chapleau le 23 avril, Appelez au , x21 pour fixer un rendez-vous afin de discuter vos besoins de prêts ou de conseils pour petites entreprises. Le Centre De Garde De Chapleau veux vous assister à prendre soins de vos enfants pendant que vous êtes au travail, à l école ou simplement pour prendre une petite pause. Nous offrons une variété de programme d apprentissage et de garde pour les enfants de 18 mois jusqu à 12 ans. Les services sont disponible en français de 7h 30 à 17h 30 du lundi au vendredi. Nous offrons différents options d utilisateur, des tarifs de famille et des subventions. Passez nous visiter au 28 rue golf ou composez le pour plus d information. Laissez nous faire parti de l expérience d apprentissage de votre enfant!
7 Earth Day recognized by the ''BETWEEN FRIENDS'' store C e m a r d i après-midi, le 21 avril, la boutique Entre Amis célébrera le jour de la terre. Donc, entre 13 h This Tuesday Store returnable bottles) afternoon, April 21, the or your donation of used Between Friends store items in good condition. will celebrate Earth In return, we will offer Day. So, between 1:30 you a free cup of fair and 4:00 p.m., you are trade coffee or tea with a invited to bring in your d e l i c i o u s d e s s e r t. recyclables at Cedar Thank you for looking Grove (we collect all after our forests, our metal, i.e., pop cans, r i v e r s a n d t h e copper, aluminium, c o m m u n i t y o f stainless steel, iron, as Chapleau. well LCBO and Beer Jour de la terre reconnu par la boutique ''ENTRE AMIS'' 30 et 16 h 00, vous êtes équitable avec un invitez à apportez délicieux dessert votre recyclage à gratuit. Merci du soin Cedar Grove (nous que vous portez à la acceptons cannettes de f o r ê t e t à l a b o i s s o n g a z e u s e, c o m m u n a u t é d e cuivre, aluminium, Chapleau. acier inoxydable, fer, ainsi que les bouteilles consignées de la LCBO et du Beer Store) ou vos objets usagés en bonne condition. En échange, nous vous offrirons un c a f é o u u n t h é HAVE A GOOD WEEKEND! ATTENTION LEGION MEMBERS SPECIAL MEETINGS Chapleau Express, April 18, Page 7 AVIS AUX PATIENTES ET PATIENTS DE L'HÔPITAL ET DE LA CLINIQUE MÉDICALE CE QUE VOUS DEVEZ SAVOIR SUR LA CARTE SANTÉ DE l'ontario Votre carte Santé de l'ontario est une pièce d'identité personnelle très importante que vous devriez toujours avoir en votre possession. Vous devez présenter votre carte Santé chaque fois que vous allez à l'hôpital ou à la clinique médicale pour y obtenir des services (p. ex. services de laboratoire, radiographies, rendezvous avec le médecin). Les organismes de santé doivent valider chaque carte Santé à chacune des visites, peu importe la date de la dernière visite. Les gens qui n'ont pas leur carte Santé doivent remplir un formulaire chaque fois qu'ils se présentent sans leur carte. Le ministère de la Santé et des Soins de longue durée et la Loi canadienne sur la santé prévoient qu'on peut facturer des frais d'hôpitaux et de médecins à toute personne qui obtient des soins médicaux, mais qui ne peut présenter une attestation valide indiquant qu'elle est couverte par l'assurance-santé de l'ontario. Les Services de santé de Chapleau savent qu'en situation d'urgence, il est possible d'oublier sa carte Santé. Dans un tel cas, la personne dispose de 24 heures pour la présenter. En situation d'urgence, tout le monde est traité, avec ou sans carte Santé. Si vous n'avez pas de carte Santé valide ou si vous l'avez perdue, veuillez communiquer avec le ministère de la Santé et des Soins de longue durée au Wednesday, April 29, PM Nominations of Officers for the next term. also Thursday, May 14, PM Final Nominations followed by Election of Officers. Comrades, without your participation and votes, the Legion cannot continue to fulfill its obligations to the veterans, their dependents and to our community. PLEASE ATTEND Darryl Brunette President, Branch No.5
8 Chapleau Express, April 18, Page 8 REPORT FROM Queen s Park BY Mike Brown, Provicial Member of Parliament for Algoma-Manitoulin TIMELY, TARGETED ACTION income earned; will make Ontario a Offering exemptions rehabilitate 50,000 R e d u c i n g s m a l l l e a d e r i n g r e e n on basic groceries, social housing units; business income tax industry and promote prescriptions drugs, Investing $360 million rate from 5.5% to 4.5% e c o n o m i c o p p o r- children's clothing/ t o b u i l d 4, and the corporate tax tunities for green supplies and other affordable housing rate from 14% to 10% technology companies; p r o d u c t s t o h e l p units over two years; over the course of two Create 50,000 jobs struggling families; $175 million to extend years; o v e r t h r e e y e a r s Offering exemptions the Canada-Ontario C r e a t i n g a n e w through renewable on new homes valued Affordable Housing Ontario Property Tax energy projects; under $400,000 as they P r o g r a m, w h i c h Credit to save as much $ 9 0 m i l l i o n f o r account for 75% of creates homes for lowas $900 for low and s u m m e r j o b new homes that are i n c o m e f a m i l i e s, middle-income adults o p p o r t u n i t i e s f o r built in Ontario and; seniors and vulnerable and $1,025 for seniors 100,000 youth and; $400 million in tax persons; and; Enhance tax credits to credits for small Raising the minimum Allowing up to 50% of e n c o u r a g e s m a l l business to assist their wage by $0.75 to p e n s i o n s t o b e employers to hire transition. $10.25 per hour and; unlocked. students/apprentices. Delivering on R a i s i n g O n t a r i o S t i m u l a t i n g Phasing-in tax our poverty reduction Works and Ontario our economy through reform to encourage commitments by: Disability Support i n v e s t m e n t s i n p r o d u c t i v i t y a n d Raising the Ontario P r o g r a m ( O D S P ) infrastructure by: i n t e r n a t i o n a l Child Benefit from allowances by two I n v e s t i n g competitiveness by: $600 to $1,100 per percent. $ b i l l i o n t o Streamlining the PST child in low/middle F o r f u r t h e r maximize potential for a n d G S T a t t h e income families to help information, please economic growth and combined rate of 13 s o m e 1 1 5, contact the Consti- to support more than percent; vulnerable families, tuency Office of Mike 146,000 jobs in Offering rebates of up w i t h a n o v e r a l l Brown, MPP, Algoma- 10 and 168,000 jobs in to $1,000 to single investment of $400 Manitoulin, at parents/couples and million and two years or mbro- Creating jobs $300 for individuals to ahead of schedule; a n d o p p o r t u n i t y help Ontarians adjust Investing $700 million a.org through: to the new system; over two years to Investing $750 million As the Ontario targeted, offering g o v e r n m e n t h a s support to vulnerable recently released this persons and families year's budget, I wanted and tax relief to our to take the opportunity businesses. It will to report on some of the ensure that our youth most important aspects and seniors are not left of the budget which behind during these w i l l b e n e f i t o u r difficult times and that communities. our great province will This budget emerge from this c o n t i n u e s o u r recession stronger than investment in the ever. public services that T h e Ontarians rely upon: Budget will benefit all our infrastructure, Ontarians. Here are health-care, education just a few highlights! and social services. It P r o v i d i n g also confronts the relief for Ontarians and challenge of a global business by: economic recession Cutting taxes by $10.6 t h a t i s h a r m i n g billion over three f a m i l i e s a n d years, resulting in businesses, right here, savings for 93% of i n A l g o m a - M a n i - Ontarians and a cut of toulin. Our latest 16.5% for the first budget is timely and $36,850 of taxable over two years in skills training for laid-off workers, $250 million over five years for a fund that NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING SERVICES DE SANTÉ DE CHAPLEAU HEALTH SERVICES AVIS D'ASSEMBLÉE ANNUELLE SERVICES DE SANTÉ DE CHAPLEAU HEALTH SERVICES The 15h Annual General Meeting of Services de santé de Chapleau Health Services will be held on Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hospital. Members of the public are welcome. Part IV - Board - Section 10 - Nominations for election of Directors subject to section 11 (Board Composition) and all other provisions of this By-law, nominations for election as Director at the annual meeting of the Corporation may be made only by: a) the Nominating and By-laws Committee of the Board; or b) members of the Corporation provided that each nomination by members: i) is in writing and signed by at least two (2) members in good standing; ii) is accompanied by a written declaration signed by the nominee that he or she will serve as a Director in accordance with the By-law if elected; and, iii) is submitted to and received by the Secretary at least fourteen (14) days before the date of the annual meeting. La 15e assemblée générale annuelle des Services de santé de Chapleau Health Services aura lieu le mercredi 17 juin 2009, à 19 h 30, à l'hôpital. Les membres du grand public sont invités à y assister. Partie IV Conseil d'administration Article 10 Mises en candidature pour l'élection d'administrateurs conformément à l'article 11 ( c o m p o s i t i o n d u C o n s e i l d'administration) et à toutes les autres dispositions de ce r è g l e m e n t, l e s m i s e s e n candidatures pour l'élection d ' a d m i n i s t r a t e u r s l o r s d e l'assemblée annuelle de la Société peuvent seulement être faites par: a) le Comité des candidatures et des règlements du Conseil d'administration; ou b) les membres de la Société à condition que chaque mise en candidature par les membres: i) soit faite par écrit et signée par au moins deux (2) membres en règle; ii) soit accompagnée d'une déclaration écrite signée par le candidat ou la candidate qu'il ou elle agira à titre d'administrateur ou d'administratrice conformément au règlement s'il ou si elle est élu; et, iii) soit remise à la secrétaire et reçue par celle-ci au moins quatorze (14) jours avant la date de l'assemblée annuelle.
9 Chapleau Health Services' volunteer " Tea for Two" On April 1, 2009, Chapleau Health Services invited all its active volunteers to its first ''Tea for Two'' whereby volunteers were invited to bring a friend for a cup of fair trade tea/coffee and strawberry shortcake. A total of 16 volunteers attended the event bringing with them 11 guests. Chapleau Express, April 18, Page 9 INFORMATION SESSION PRACTICAL NURSING PROGRAM ACADEMIC UPGRADING CONTINUING EDUCATION DISTANCE LEARNING AND MUCH MORE! th Tuesday, April 28-6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. th Wednesday, April 29-1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Volunteers Nancy Sylvestre, Cécile Plourde, and Pierrette Sylvestre enjoying Between Friends fair trade coffee and strawberry shortcake with guests Aline Fortin, Thérèse Gauthier, and Annabelle Sylvestre. Les bénévoles Nancy Sylvestre, Cécile Plourde, et Pierrette Sylvestre apprécient un café équitable de la Boutique Entre Amis et un morceau de gâteau sablé aux fraises avec leurs invitées, Aline Fortin, Thérèse Gauthier, et Annabelle Sylvestre. "Deux pour le Thé" des services de santé de Chapleau Le premier avril dernier, tous les bénévoles actifs des Services de santé de Chapleau furent invités au tout premier «Deux pour le thé». Les bénévoles étaient invités à partager une tasse de thé ou de café équitable et du gâteau sablé aux fraises avec un(e) invité(e) de leur choix. Un total de 16 bénévoles et de 11 invités ont participé au thé. Active volunteers Sheila Hunger, Adyh Duffney, and Ludie O Hearn brought guest Lisa Jewett to the Volunteer Tea for Two. Les bénévoles actives Sheila Hunter, Adyh Duffney, et Ludie O Hearn avec l invitée Lisa Jewett au «Deux pour le thé». Make sure your advertising ends up on your customers kitchen table and not in the garbage containers... ADVERTISE IN THE CHAPLEAU EXPRESS Location: Aux Trois Moulins Restaurant Hotel Conference Room To register please contact Linda Bouchard-Berzel at (705) NOTICE The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, EMPLOYMENT ONTARIO, will have an Employment and Training Consultant in Chapleau on: Wednesday April 22nd and Thursday April 23rd, 2009 Chantal Rousseau, Employment and Training Consultant, will be available to provide services and answer questions regarding apprenticeship training, certification, examination and all other Employment Ontario programs. She can be reached at during her stay in Chapleau or at the Chapleau Innovation Centre located at 12 Birch Street. For more information or to schedule an appointment ahead of time please call or her direct line at (705) th For those who intend to write an exam please call by Monday April 20. AVIS Une conseillère en emploi et formation, du Ministère de la formation, des collèges et universités, de la division d'emploi ONTARIO, sera présente au Centre d'innovation de Chapleau le mercredi 22 avril et jeudi le 23 avril Chantal Rousseau sera disponible pour répondre à vos questions concernant l'apprentissage, la certification, les examens ainsi qu'aux questions vis-à-vis les autres programmes et services d'emploi Ontario. Pendant son séjour à Chapleau, vous pourrez la rejoindre en composant le ou en vous présentant en personne au Centre d'innovation de Chapleau, situé au 12 rue Birch. Pour plus d'information ou faire un rendez-vous avec la conseillère, veuillez composer le ou le (705) Pour ceux/celles qui veulent écrire leur examen, svp veiller communiquer avec Chantal par lundi le 20 avril. Ministère de la Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Formation et des Collèges et Universités
10 Chapleau Express, April 18, Page 10 Volunteers key to Meals on Wheels Mr. Dave Futhey delivers Meals-on-Wheels to client Mr. Gérard Langelier. M. Dave Futhey livre un repas de popote roulante à M. Gérard Langelier, client du programme. CHAPLEAU MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION Annual Meeting Tuesday May 12, 7pm Curling Rink Lounge AMENDMENTS to the Constitution stating the section to be changed and the amended version, must be submitted 2 weeks on or before April 27 to PO Box INTERESTED COACHES for head coach positions must submit a letter of qualifications with 5 signatures of parents or executive before meeting. NOMINATIONS for Executive positions on meeting agenda. ALL ARE WELCOME!
11 THE LOCAL MARKET PLACE C H A D W I C H O M E, FA M I LY R E S O U R C E CENTRE Offers shelter, emotional support, and information for women and their children who are in crisis situations. We have a Toll Free Crisis Line which is staffed 24 hours a day. We can arrange for free transportation to the Centre for women who live in the Algoma/Chapleau area. We also offer support to women who live in the communities of Chapleau, White River, Dubreuilville, and Hornepayne through our Outreach Program. Our Outreach Worker travels to those communities to meet with women who need emotional support as well as information about their rights and options. If you need to speak with the Outreach Worker when she is in your community, you can call the Centre at any time to set up an appointment. You do not need to be a resident of the Centre in order to use our services. If you need someone to talk to or if you just need someone to listen, call our Toll Free Crisis line at or you can drop in at the Centre. We are here for you. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Offers help to anyone who desires to stop drinking. Open discussion meeting on Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Trinity United Church basement. Telephone contacts: ALCOOLIQUES ANONYMES Offre de l aide à celui ou celle qui désire arrêter de boire. Les rencontres ont lieu tous les mercredis soirs à 19h (7:00 p.m.) Au sous-sol de l église Sacré- Coeur. Téléphonez au Narcotics Anomymous offers help to anyone who desires to stop using drugs. Meeting every Thursday 7:30 p.m. basement Sacred Heart Church. Telephone contact Société Alzheimer Society meetings will be held at the Chapleau Hospital every 1st Monday of each month starting from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. APARTMENTS FOR RENT 1-2 and 3 bedroom apts. and bachelor. For more information c a l l o r (cell)Aug 29 You need a decent apartment with 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms, fully or semi-furnished, or not, dryer and washer hookups, outdoor balcony, storage shed, private parking. Central location. Call Quality Rental at and leave message. Aug8 Apartment for rent. Furnished quiet central location. Parking, hook up. Phone Lorne St. South. FOR SALE Household items. 8 drawer solid wood dresser. Apt. size fridge, Table & 2 chairs. M e d i c i n e C a b i n e t. Wallette(Above toilet tank). Metal bed frame, box spring & m a t t r e s s. B e d s p r e a d set(smart). Antique tub with shower head. Barbecue etc. To view call HOUSE FOR SALE Home for sale on Devon Siding road 3 bdrm, 2 baths, eat-in kitchen, pantry, dining room, large living room, sunroom, partially finished basement, new roof 2008, large cedar deck, 24 x44 heated 2 story garage with heated work-shop and full loft, wood fired boiler, second garage/ woodshed approx. 24 x24, green house, mature gardens and more. Can be seen on stemarie.ca. Call for an appointment to view.apr25 WINNERS/GAGNANT Le tirage 50/50 a été gagné par Réjeanne Trudel au montan de $ #417 WOOD STOVES For Sale, New Blaze King Wood Stoves, shipped direct to Chapleau. For the best prices on Blaze King wood stoves call Rick Geroux: ctd 1970 Paris Street, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 3C8 B R U N E A U S ' TRINITY UNITED WOMEN JUST DESSERTS TEA FRIDAY, APRIL 24, TO 9 P.M. TICKETS $3.00 APANO Elder's Program Spaghetti lunch ($5.00) and bake sale on Tuesday April 21st from 11:00-4:00. Take out is available Everyone welcome! 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FOR QUALITY SERVICES AT INEXPENSIVE PRICES GIVE US A CALL AT ALL ADS ARE ACCEPTED AT THE CHAPLEAU INNOVATION CENTRE DEADLINE FOR RECEIVING ADS IS WEDNESDAY 4:00 p.m. CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING RATES Regular Classified Ads First 25 words or less $6.00 Each additional word $0.15+GST No refunds on cancelled classified ads. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY UGL- Unicco Service Co. is looking for (1) experienced cleaner. 16 hours per week $15/hr. with experience in floor equipment to clean offices after 4:40 p.m. daily Monday-Friday in Chapleau. Please fax a copy of your resume to ALLEMANO & FITZGERALD Barristers and Solicitors MICHAEL C. ALLEMANO, B.A., L.L.B. Certified by the Law Society as a Specialist in Real Estate Law P.O. Box 10, 369 Queen St. E. Suite 103 Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 1Z4 Phone (705) Fax (705) P.O. Box 1700, 55 Broadway Avenue, Wawa, Ontario P0S 1K0 Phone (705) Fax (705) Northern Lights Ford Sales Andrew G. McKenzie 11 Years of Service Highway 17, North P.O. Box 1033 Wawa ON. 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12 Chapleau Express, April 18, Page 12 REPORT from OTTAWA by Carol Hughes M Federal member of Parliament Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing Interest Rate Debate lending money to Many people banks. This coupled have been shocked with interest rates on recently to see an mortgages hitting increase in the interest record lows makes a rates charged for lines jump in personal lines of credit. What makes of credit seem out of t h e s e r a t e h i k e s whack with other controversial is the trends. fact that the Bank of B a n k s a r e Canada has lowered quick to tell us that the rate it sets for they are reliant on Custom Mugs... Great Gifts! ATTENTION ALL HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CLINIC PATIENTS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ONTARIO'S HEALTH INSURANCE CARD Your Ontario Health Card is a very important piece of your personal information that should be carried with you at all times. You need to bring your OHIP card each time you come to the Hospital or Medical Clinic to receive services (i.e. laboratory, X- Ray, doctor's appointment). Health agencies are required to validate individual health cards on each visit regardless of when the last visit occurred. People who present without their health cards will be required to complete a Ministry of Health card documentation form at each visit without their card. market forces to set personal lines of as de-regulated as s t a n c e s t h a n w e their rates and that credit, can be viewed t h e i r A m e r i c a n currently do. they borrow very little a s a c o u n t e r - counter-parts, yet they All this is to from the Bank of productive economic still failed to recognize s a y t h a t i n a n Canada as compared measure that frustrates the danger in the economically chalto what they receive those people who market and lost great lenging time when from other sources would like to take sums of Canadian's b a n k s a r e b e i n g such as deposits by a d v a n t a g e o f hard-earned money. It viewed as a critical their customers or the temporary govern- should also be noted component of our wholesale lending ment incentives. that Canadian banks national recovery and market. This may be The argument were very keen to have being treated as such the case, but there is a that the bank receives the same kind of de- with a low interest rate bit of wilful ignorance most of the money it regulated concen- p o l i c y f r o m t h e s u r r o u n d i n g t h i s uses for these loans t r a t i o n t h a t l e f t g o v e r n m e n t t h e y explanation that sets from sources other American institutions should be moving the stage for a longer- than the Bank of so vulnerable and had heaven and earth to than -necessary road Canada can also be it not been for fierce pass this savings along to recovery from our turned around and opposition by New to their customers. economic woes. viewed from the Democrats to the F o r m o s t Through pro- perspective that the Liberal government of people it doesn't feel grams like the Home Bank of Canada is still the day Canadians like that is what they R e n o v a t i o n Ta x lending money at a may well be facing are trying to do. Credit, the govern- rate that is meant to more dire circumment has set in place help banks so that they measures of stimulus can, in turn, help that have a consumer money flow through driven component the economy by way EXCELLENT designed to dovetail of loans to consumers. with larger govern- It might be easier to ment expenditures accept the banks hardsuch as infrastructure times reasoning if they spending all meant to were not posting help us return to better billions of dollars in economic times. An profits in an age of increase in the cost of evaporating pension borrowing money to funds and personal do renovation work, investments. often bank-rolled by C a n a d i a n s have been told our banks were not as susceptible to the current banking crisis because they were not SELECTION OF CHILDREN'S SPRING HATS AND RUBBER BOOTS in a multitude of COLORS Chapleau Village Shops WORKWEAR FASHIONS JEWELRY GIFTWARE CONGRATULATIONS University of Ontario Institute of Technology Ridgebacks Awards It was a great night of celebration as UOIT student-athletes, coaches and contributors were all honoured for their outstanding accomplishments throughout the varsity season. The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the Canada Health Act dictate that any individual who receives medical care but cannot show proof of valid Ontario health insurance can be billed personally for both hospital and physician services provided. Chapleau Health Services recognizes that in an emergency, you may not remember to bring your health card. If this is the case, you will have an additional 24 hours to provide. Regardless of whether you have a health card with you, you will receive treatment in an emergency situation. If you do not have a valid Health Card or have lost it, please contact the Ministry of Health at Megan Friel was named the Top Defensive Player in the W o m e n s H o c k e y Te a m Awards. Congratulations to both of you! Mom & Dad LUV & MISS U LOTS! TJ Legge was awarded the Top Defensive Player in the Men s Hockey Team Awards.