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SEPTEMBER 13, 2019

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Missing Children
golf tourney New town office breaks ground
The Town of Strathmore held a ground breaking ceremony for the new municipal building at Kinsmen Park on Sept. 5. Several representatives attended,
including Town of Strathmore councillors Bob Sobol (l-r), Denise Peterson and Lorraine Bauer, PCL Construction Manager of Special Projects Ryan Kuntz,
Siksika Nation councillor Ruben Breaker, Strathmore Mayor Pat Fule and Deputy Mayor Jason Montgomery, Chestermere-Strathmore MLA Leela Aheer
and Wheatland County Reeve Amber Link. See Page 3 for more coverage. Doug Taylor Photo

Tasers wanted for community peace officers


SHARON MCLEAY “We have officers that are in remote loca- Butler. “The option of CEW deployment to
Offering IV Sedation
Times Contributor tions. You can call RCMP … but it does not control these subjects is an important con-
Dr. Ashkan Hamzehi DDS mean that they are available. Sometimes sideration for the safety of the law enforce-
Dr. Arzy Kafrouny DDS
Dr. Sharif Faizi DMD Many police forces are being supplied they can’t respond in a timely fashion,” ment officers, members of the public and
General Practice Family Dentistry conducted energy weapons (CEW), also said Wheatland County Reeve Amber Link. ultimately the violent subject themselves.”
100 Ranch Market, Unit 105F known as tasers, as an alternative weapon “This is one more tool.” The reduction of injury has been proven
Strathmore, AB 403.934.5292 to be used in conflict situations. Calgary Police Inspector Chris Butler in a Calgary study of 271 incidents where
www.theranchdentalcentre.com Wheatland County council ratified its supplied background information as to a CEW was used. Harm levels were com-
support for a resolution to supply munici- why a CEW is a good addition to enforce- pared with manual measures of subduing
Look on Page 2 + 6 for pal community peace officers with CEWs. ment tool kits. His information states the violent subjects. Manual tactics caused
Town of Strathmore The resolution is being introduced to the CEW has been deemed the safest and most bodily harm 13 per cent of the time; how-
Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA) for effective way to subdue violent subjects, ever, with the use of a CEW, injury only
Municipal Notices
added support behind arming municipal providing a less lethal response than man- occurred three per cent of the time.
Contact Us Today! officers with tasers after the appropriate ual restraint or using a service revolver. There is a misconception that a CEW de-
403.934.5589 training and certification, to be used under
supervised guidelines. If supported by oth-
“With the continued increase and prev-
alence of highly addictive, mind altering
livers a high voltage shock. Butler’s report
indicated it delivers between 1,000 and
info@strathmoretimes.com drugs in Alberta, law enforcement officers 1,500 volts but only three amps of electric-
er rural municipalities, the resolution will
www.StrathmoreTimes.com be presented to Alberta’s justice minister are being confronted by subjects under ity, which is less than an electrical outlet.
for approval. their influence on an increasing basis,” said Continud on Page 4

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Rogers Hometown Hockey Coming to Strathmore December 22, 2019

This Land is Your Land:


Rogers Hometown Hockey Embarks on Sixth Canada-Wide Tour
– Hosts Ron MacLean and Tara Slone to visit 25 Canadian communities throughout the 2019-20 Rogers Hometown Hockey
2019-20 NHL season – Tour & Broadcast Schedule
– Season 6 premieres Oct. 6 in Halton Hills, ON, featuring Jets vs. Islanders – *All broadcasts on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW
- All broadcasts air live from the host communities on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW -

Join the conversation: #HometownHockey

TORONTO (September 10, 2019) Canada’s ultimate NHL fan experience is back for a sixth
season as Sportsnet and Rogers Hometown Hockey™ criss-cross the country, making stops in
25 communities to celebrate the local hockey stories that connect the nation.
Hosted once again by Sportsnet favourites Ron MacLean and Tara Slone, the Rogers Hometown
Hockey Tour presented by Scotiabank and Hyundai, gets underway on October 5 and 6 – the first
weekend of the NHL season – in Halton Hills, ON.

The free festival features a full weekend of live entertainment, NHL alumni, and hockey-themed
activities, culminating with a live outdoor viewing party of an NHL broadcast from the Sportsnet
Mobile Studio.

“Hockey brings Canadians together from coast-to-coast. It allows us to imagine new possibilities
and share the stories that unite the country,” said MacLean.
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“It has been a privilege to tell Canada’s hockey stories over the past five seasons and we are
grateful for the chance to hit the road for season six; seeing old friends and meeting new ones,
and getting to the heart of this country’s insatiable passion for hockey,” added Slone.

Rogers Hometown Hockey is pleased to introduce Hyundai Canada as the new co-presenting
partner of the festival, along with returning title sponsor, Rogers, and co-presenting partner,
Scotiabank.

Rogers Hometown Hockey 2019-20 Highlights:


• Will travel 23,907 KM over 25 weeks – the equivalent of crossing Canada from East to West
more than four times
• Quebec City hosts the Tour during the Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament, the
world’s most prestigious minor hockey tournament (Feb. 15-16)
• Peguis First Nation, the largest First Nation community in Manitoba, hosts the Tour (Feb. 29 –
Mar. 1)
• The Tour wraps up in downtown Edmonton, in the state-of-the-art Ice District beside Rogers
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For local up dates.


visit The Town of
Strathmore website
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Strathmore.ca

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local food bank. Various businesses in the community contributed to make the day a or go to www.joylandtheatre.com
success. Local car enthusiast, Dennis Mockford was proud to show off his 1957, 4.6L
engine of his Lincoln Continental.
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BIG COUNTRY MALL


BUILDING FOR SALE
The Town of Strathmore held a ground breaking ceremony for the new municipal building at Kinsmen park on Sept. 5. The celebration included representa-
tives from the Town of Strathmore, Wheatland County, the Government of Alberta, Siksika Nation, PCL Construction and project partners. Information and
project updates can be found on the Town’s website, strathmore.ca.
Doug Taylor Photo

Town breaks ground on new office


JANET KANTERS
Times Editor
Kinsmen Park.
In the meantime, construction plans
gral and vital place in the communi-
ty,” stated the news release. “The new 4554 sq ft. • $140,000
continue for the new municipal build- building will not take away from park- Great income opportunity - 4 bays
On Sept. 6 the, Town of Strathmore ing. ing in the area.” for rent. On the main street,
along with PCL Construction, partners The goal with the new municipal Funding for the project is a combi- close to the town hall.
and friends, celebrated the ground- building is to work alongside Kinsmen nation of Municipal Sustainability Ini-
breaking for the new municipal build- Park to enhance the features of the tiative funds and borrowing that was 40 minutes to Calgary.
ing. park, incorporating features not cur- approved as part of the 2017 capital
According to a town news release, the rently available, and at the same time budget. 229 - 6 Street, Beiseker
403-901-8998
new space will strengthen downtown providing services to residents and More details about the municipal
connectivity and create a one-stop shop businesses. building will be available in the coming
for municipal services while enhancing “Kinsmen Park will remain an inte- months.

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Strathmore Celebration of Lights needs volunteers things to enjoy,” said Mamer. “We want to keep it
fresh and exciting.”
CHRISTINE FOSHAUG “In order to make this year’s event a success, we After opening night, they’ll need volunteers at
Times Contributor the park every night from 6-9 p.m. to keep the fires
need volunteers,” said Jennifer Mamer, committee
chair. “We can’t do it without them. There are op- going, serve cookies and occupy the chalet by the

rations on Sept. 15.


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With the Christmas season fast approaching, the Strathmore
Lions Club Celebration of Lights committee will begin prepa-

the 12th year of sworethe event,


on his ownwhich
name; as takes
well asover
portunities for everyone, from children to seniors,
and people can put in as much or as little time as
they want.”
front gate, which houses more historical displays
and toys.
This year’s Light Up the Night will take place on
The committee, which is a sub-group of the Saturday, Nov. 30, right after the Santa Claus Pa-
theWhen
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asked ag grounds
how thefrom the end
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berto to
teach them January.
early to pray, he gave their own
Their first order ofgods’ disastrous
business is defeat,
to recruit nering again with the Strathmore Lions Club and more Children’s Choir will return to sing carols,
them a model prayer which is now
volunteers. will spin things to smear God’s name.
the Town of Strathmore. New committee members Santa will be in attendance and there will be fire-
very well known. Indeed, for many, And God responds favorably to these
simply saying the first two words, bold prayers for God to hallow his
are welcome, and the volunteer coordinator posi- works to kick off the festive season.

NEWS
Our Father, is enough to evoke the name. tion is vacant. “The volunteer coordinator is a vital Every Saturday evening until Christmas, kids can
entire prayer. When Strathmoresomething is Legion Branch
that Building #10 upon first asking
our prayers role, so we really need to get it filled right away,” visit Santa at Santa’s Cottage and go on sleigh rides
familiar, it’s sometimes hard to notice God to be true to his character Mamer said. around the park.
By Irene Knappe. For further information, please call the Legion at 403.934.5119
just how strange some bits are. also affects us. If we think through In the weeks leading up to opening night, volun- “It’s a great way for people to get into the Christ-
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to pray and putting up lights and garland. children’s faces as they munch on cookies and take
I want to give a special thank you to Basil Dwyer, who so wonderfully took my place
part of the opening address and not for has changed. Jesus himself prays “Traditionally, the prep work has been done on in all the holiday sights and sounds?”
for a few months. I also want to thank everyone for all of your hugs, kisses and best
an actual
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his•name,
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respect his reputation, God would supply his most pressing park. With 20 panels needing to be repaired this will be held on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at the ag society
all went well. year, they’re still hoping to have the time and the office. And if you’re interested in volunteering, con-
act in accordance with his revealed need – the strength to stand in the
• Branch Seniors mixed darts on September 28th. Look for further info.
character. budget to create some new displays. tact Jennifer Mamer at 403-604-3951 or jmamer83@
• On September 7th, the Branch Seniortime
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STRATHMORE SEVENTH-DAY Armstrong said he is not sure it is an ap-
ADVENTIST CHURCH • School mailboxes are not always secure. Have sensitive propriate device for community peace
HARVEST HEALING CENTRE CHURCH
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sooner you identify any potential fraud, the less you’ll have to use it, you have to get the RCMP
suffer in the long run. involved anyway.”
The Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints Link countered his considerations and
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September 13, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 5

Assessment model hurts municipal coffers Leela Sharon Aheer, MLA


SHARON MCLEAY
Times Contributor be shouldered by rural Alberta,” said Link. Chestermere-Strathmore
Wheatland County Councillor Tom Ikert asked
There is an old saying that when one hand what would happen if municipalities boycotted the Strathmore Office:
giveth, another taketh away. measures and voted against them in their respec- 403-962-0126
The dust has just settled on municipal sustain- tive councils. 129 Second Avenue
able initiative (MSI) funding, and now the provin- “The province has asked councils to vote on im- Tuesday-Thursday
cial government is decreasing municipal revenues plementation; however, they indicated if too many 10 AM – 1 PM
taken from industrial assessments,to support the councils refused it, it is likely the government
shallow gas industry. would mandate it,” said Link. Other times and meetings in
Wheatland County Reeve Amber Link said the Councillor Ben Armstrong felt it would be bet- Chestermere by appointment.
county is the fifth out of 15 communities in Alberta ter if municipalities gave the ministry input before Langdon Office Opening Soon!
whose industrial revenue assessments are affected the implementation of the model. He stated that
by the new shallow gas taxation and assessment the Alberta oil and gas sector has a strong political 403-207-9889
processes. voice and is seldom hushed in legislative decisions. Chestermere.Strathmore@
The hit to natural gas companies from the down- “It was made very clear that this was an Alberta assembly.ab.ca
turn of export markets and pricing, compounded government initiative that we were expected to fa-
by municipal tax assessments, has led to shut- cilitate,” said Link.
downs for many shallow gas exploration compa- The government is implementing the measures
nies in Alberta. Calgary Trident Exploration closed this fall and Link said Wheatland County council
its doors and handed 4,700 wells over to the prov- would be making decisions soon around its impact
ince’s energy regulator that will cost the province on their budget.
$329 million in reclamation costs. Nine CEO’s of Other municipal leaders voiced many concerns
major natural gas providers appealed to Premier and Link said officials would take those concerns
Jason Kenny in July for a formula that would en- to the Alberta municipal minister.
sure a balance to supply and capacity for the in- “I think we can clearly anticipate that 2019 will
dustry. be a net zero year for Wheatland County; in future
The province has responded with reductions on years, assessments will decrease and we need to
municipal tax assessments, which will be felt by adjust.”
many Alberta municipalities in their yearly bud- An education tax waiver will be given shallow
gets. gas companies after the first year of the assessment
Representatives from Alberta Municipal Affairs model implementation.
met with municipal leaders in Three Hills to pres- Link said there might be other industries to
ent the shallow gas tax relief initiative, and the tax which the model will be applied in the future.
assessment models that municipalities will use in There are some details on the model that may
the future for natural gas company assessments. be adjusted. Many municipalities would like to see
“The predominant message that was heard is some consistency with approval of licensing denied
that this is not predominately a property tax issue,” on non-payment of tax. Councillor Glenn Koester
said Link. said he would like to see breakdown comparisons
Link said officials conceded that municipal vi- from other municipalities as a decision-making
ability and cash flow had to be considered while tool. Councillor Scott Klassen said that he would
assisting industry projects. Link considered the like royalty amounts taken into consideration.
model would impact rural and small municipalities “Obviously, it benefits the province if we are im-
the most. proving the sustainability of some of our energy
“For the first year, these changes will be shoul- companies, but we can’t do that by compromising
dered by all of Alberta; but in future years, it will municipal assisting ability,” said Link.

Congratulations Strathmore
LEELA SHARON AHEER cies, and were left with vacancies as a result of
Chestermere-Strathmore MLA there being no mechanism for the previous gov-
ernment to hold effective elections for the board
Hello Strathmore Times readers. I would like to members, let alone attract folks that were willing to
start off by saying congratulations to the Town of run for and work on important boards that inform
Strathmore as they break ground for their new mu- government. As a result of this we have decided
nicipal building that will be located in the heart that in order to reduce red tape we would central-
of Kinsmen Park. It was a pleasure to stand with ize recruitment of board members by ensuring that
members of the council, Wheatland County and a skilled, diverse and vibrant group of people are
Siksika Nation as they brought forth their vison of appointed to these boards. This reduces the time
what this new building means for the community. to fill the board vacancies, and in the spirit of the
Our service clubs work tirelessly to make things report from the auditor general, we are delivering
better in our communities and it’s great to see their on making sure that you are served better by your
dedication recognized. One of these clubs is the government. We have removed the need for ex-
Cheadle Lions Club. I am proud, but not at all sur- pensive search firms and the Public Service Com-
prised, to report that the Cheadle Lions have been mission will use the public agency secretariat to
nominated for a Minister’s Senior Service Award coordinate recruitment of board members of pub-
by Wheatland Lodge for their efforts supporting lic agencies, boards and commissions. We hope to
our senior citizens. As the Minister Of Seniors and eliminate as many inefficiencies as possible.
Housing, the Hon. Josephine Pon, said: “As I have Finally, are you concerned about rural crime?
travelled the province and met with older adults Please join me and the Honourable Doug Sch-
and civil society organizations, I am in awe of the weitzer, Minister of Justice, in Cheadle at the Com-
individuals and organizations who selflessly give munity Hall on Monday, Sept. 16. Doors open at
their time to provide services and supports to se- 6:30 p.m.
niors and their communities.” Minister Schweitzer is touring the province to
I would like to chat about the auditor general’s get your input on how to make our justice system
report that was released this week for our province. more responsive to your needs. Call 403-962-0126
We found out after the privilege of being elected for more information.
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Kinsmen
Which Ostrich Are YOU? Lake Dredge
The Town of Strathmore is
working to dredge Kinsmen
Lake. Work is expected to
take approximately two
weeks and will improve
water quality and flow by
removing extra sediment.

Water will not be drawn


Next Regular down. Instead, the water
will be drawn through a
Council Meeting: centrifuge to dry the soil
Get Involved, Volunteer for a Council Committee! and the clean water will be
Sept 18th , 2019 This is your chance to have a positive impact in your community by volunteering for a Council Committee.
recycled back into the lake.
You can help contribute to Council’s decision making processes. The Town of Strathmore is looking for:
Excavated soil will be taken
individuals with a desire to give back to the community; individuals with specific expertise relevant to to the landfill.
Please obey all signs and
Next Committee
the qualifications of the specific board, focus group or committee; individuals interested in the legislative
process; and individuals with time available to commit to membership. exercise caution.
The following committees, boards and focus groups
For more information visit
of the Whole are looking for new members:
Assessment Review Board
Strathmore.ca

Meeting: Financial Audit Committee


Downtown Vitilization Focus Group Committee
Library Board
Oct 9th, 2019 Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
Sustainability Committee
Traffic Advisory Committee
Seniors’ Advisory Committee
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Blake Reid Band to perform in Strathmore


LAUREEN F. GUENTHER
Times Contributor

The Blake Reid Band will perform a


concert at the Strathmore Travelodge,
Sept. 28.
Tickets include a gourmet dinner,
and local musicians Erinn Gregory and
Katie McKinnon are the opening act.
The event is sponsored by the Strath- Strathmore RCMP is
more Musical Arts Society. investigating the
Reid and his band have played in the
Strathmore area, but this is their first
Theft of a Car that took place
time in Strathmore itself. on August 11th, 2019.
“We’re excited for the show,” Reid The car is described as a
said.
The band includes Jason Valleau,
Grey 1997 Honda Accord with
Aaron Young, Jon May and Craig Big- licence plate CBX1549.
nell. “These guys are incredibly talent-
ed, a little warped and a whole lot of
fun,” Reid said. If you have any information
“Much of our material is based on that could help locate this
small town life of Western Canada. We The Blake Reid Band will perform a concert at the Strathmore Travelodge on Sept. 28. Vehicle, please contact the
can really connect with the audience
through stories and songs about the
Photo Courtesy of Blake Reid Band Strathmore RCMP.
colourful life of folks from the prai- a Good Day, based on a character Reid concert will be like.
ries.” knew when he was a child. “This is one of our few Alberta shows
“Growing up, we had an old blind this fall, before heading through Sas-
File #: 20191204119
Of their numerous crowd favourites,
Reid said, their most popular requests neighbour who was a very interesting katchewan in 2020,” he said. “It’ll defi-
are Three Quarter Time, Big Train and
Nick the Dog.
individual,” he said. “(He) had incred-
ible insight that he shared with me
nitely be one you want to attend. The
audience will join us on a heartfelt jour-
1-800-222-TIPS
“Big Train is definitely one of my
favourites,” he said. “My grandpa pur-
when I was a 12-year-old boy on the
farm.”
ney through the joys and challenges
of everyday life in Alberta. We’ll share
(1-800-222-8477)
chased the family farm from country To get a taste of Blake Reid Band’s some great stories, music and laughs
music legend Wilf Carter and that’s music, watch the band’s music docu- on Sept. 28. It’ll be a great night.”
where I was raised. Big Train is a true mentary No Roads In, on the CBC To purchase tickets, go to strath-
story about grandpa and Wilf taking on Documentary Channel and on YesTV morearts.com or call 403-680-7721 or
the CPR near Rocky Mountain House.” networks. Or see their film trailer at 403-630-3180. The concert with dinner
They’ll also perform some new blakereid.com. Reid said the film trailer takes place at Strathmore Travelodge;
songs. One of those is called Price of will give a hint of what the Strathmore doors open at 6 p.m. 403-934-5552
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Call for cradle-to-grave product recycling YOUR WEEKLY


SHARON MCLEAY to the company or point of felt the definition of pro- There are successful pro- HEALTH ADVICE
Times Contributor purchase. They may set up ducer and standards devel- grams worldwide and they
a rebate to cover recycling oped in Alberta would match have found that EPR signifi-
Many consumers adhere to operations for their product. with similar initiatives in cantly reduces waste, evens
the recycle, reuse and reduce There could be tax incentives other provinces. If the initia- the playing field for busi-
Gord Morck
philosophy for things they and import taxes for goods tive is successful, there will nesses (no expensive glitzy Pharmacist
purchase. Yet it is frustrat- entering Canada from other be some development steps packaging), leads to innova-
ing when recyclables can’t countries. Often businesses needed to get the program tion and new business devel- Capsule Comments
be made into something else, will join producer respon- functional. Education for opment ideas, lowers costs Some people are very sensitive to gluten in foods
or there is no one to reuse sibility organizations which consumers about the recycle for municipalities and lowers and try very hard to avoid it. They may wonder if there
items and they end up in the contract a company to carry loops will also be needed. costs for producers. is any gluten in the medications they take. Although
dump. out the end-of-life responsi- there aren’t any “gluten-free” drug manufacturers,
medications are not a significant source of gluten. If
Now, more emphasis has bilities for all the member’s there is any in a tablet or capsule, it is unlikely to
been placed on producers/ products. Sometimes they cause any gastrointestinal symptoms like bloating
manufacturers to assume re- form partnerships with mu- and gas.
sponsibility for the products nicipalities that take on op- Conversion therapy is a pseudoscientific method of
they produce. erational roles, and the busi- trying to change a person’s sexual orientation from
Wheatland County is put- ness pays for the expenses. homosexual to heterosexual using psychological or
spiritual means. Although still practiced in some area
ting a suggestion out to The push for this legislation of Canada and the U.S., it has no support from most
other rural municipalities, to has stemmed from munici- health professionals and is banned in some Canadian
ask the Alberta government palities being overburdened provinces and American states and soon will be a
through the Rural Munici- with waste that is quickly total banned totally.
palities Association (RMA), filling up land as dumpsites. Grail, a research company in California, is
to bring about extended pro- developing a blood test that can detect cancers early.
Many municipalities also
Preliminary results are very promising but more work
ducer responsibility (EPR) have recycling programs and has to be done before it is released for public use.
regulations for Alberta. pay for the management and Some are concerned that if it does work, it may result
“I think it speaks to all disposal of many products. in many people with mild tumours being treated
the issues concerning EPR Alberta municipalities could when “watchful waiting” is the better path.
and its impact on recycling. save up to $70 million per Undecided whether to have your child immunized
against chickenpox? Besides not suffering from
There is lots of background year if the EPR policy is ap- actual chickenpox, the child will also have a 78%
information that has already proved. Alberta is the only lower rate of contracting shingles as adults. As
been done by AUMA (Alberta province that currently does usual with immunization, the more children that are
Urban Municipalities Asso- not have legislated EPR. vaccinated, the fewer the cases of chickenpox as well
ciation) and (its) waste man- The trick for a successful as fewer cases of shingles. Shingles is a delayed
complication of the chickenpox virus that causes
agement hub (program), as program is to have produc- painful rashes that often lead to long-term nerve pain.
well as the Recycling Council ers/manufacturers buy into
of Alberta,” said Amber Link, the plan. Many companies Hours:
Wheatland County reeve. have willingly implemented M-F: 9 - 7 pm • Sat: 9 - 6 pm
EPR regulations cover
products from cradle to
greener policies for their
products. The examination of
Raelene Sun & Holidays: 11 - 5 pm
grave. This means manufac-
turers have to find ways to
the distribution chain need- Nichol Strathmore 132 - 2nd Ave.
Strathmore
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nancial aspects of disposing efficiencies and saves a com- $524,900 $249,900
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produce.
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Early Bird Air Ltd. Blue ribbon panel


suggests changes
Serving our customers
DEIRDRE MITCHELL-MACLEAN
Aerial Crop Spraying Times Contributor school district rate.”
Requirements with an Quebec does not fully fund either a
The province’s blue ribbon panel has Catholic (separate) school system or
AT-802A & AT-502B suggested changes to Alberta education private schools; instead, non-public ed-
AIRCRAFT funding. ucation receives a maximum of 60 per
When the panel was created by Pre- cent of public funding amounts.
We’ve got it mier Jason Kenney in May to review Al-
berta’s finances, the panel found that Al-
In addition to fully funding separate
Catholic and Francophone schools, Al-
Aerial Crop
covered! Spraying berta could be saving $10 billion a year
by reducing spending to match that of
berta funds private schools at 70 per
cent.
other provinces. The problem of course “Sharing services” has also been a
Call NOW for all your Desicatting Spraying Needs! is that Alberta has a lot of benefits other point of contention in the recent past.
provinces just don’t offer. In 2014, the City of Red Deer, the
Ground In delivering the findings of the re- province and three school boards, Cath-
Application port, Janice MacKinnon, panel chair TWO olic, public and Francophone, came to
and former Saskatchewan finance min-
ister, identified K-12 education as one
JOHN DEERE an agreement to build a joint-use facility
in a major school construction project.
area where Alberta spends more. R4045 The three schools would have shared
gyms, a “world class science lab,” the-
“The panel recommends the Alberta
government work with education stake- HIGH CLEARANCE atre spaces and libraries.
holders to decrease the percentage of SPRAYERS “If we were to pool all of our funds
government funding that goes to ad- and share the space, we could build
120 ft. boom ministration and governance (currently a state-of-the-art-facility,” said Pieter
for less tracks 24.6 per cent) to a level comparable to Langstraat, a former Red Deer Public
British Columbia (17 per cent),” said the School District superintendent in the

CALVIN MURRAY
report. fall of 2014. “That was the idea.”
Considering that Alberta “fully” funds However, that isn’t what happened.
a public and separate (Catholic and The Catholic board backed away from
Phone: Fax: (403) 533-2400
Francophone) education system with (403) 533-2401 the plan in the fall of that year citing a
three separate governance models, sep- conflict with board policy. The Alberta
email: murraycb@telus.net
arate buildings, transportation and all Catholic School Trustee’s Association
costs associated with running separate (ACSTA) Fundamental Principles (2016)
programs, it’s actually impressive that state as its first principle the first choice
is “free-standing Catholic schools on

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Alberta’s costs aren’t more than double
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vides full funding for the public system. “The ACSTA and its member boards
Secondly, the panel recommended the oppose the joint use of school buildings

Call the Strathmore TIMES 403.934.5589


Alberta government “completely review with public school boards in any man-
and revise the current education fund- ner that has the effect of undermining
ing formula to ensure enrolment growth or interrupting the full permeation of
is addressed, and to provide incentives Catholic values and beliefs,” according
for sharing services and achieving bet- to the second principle.
ter education outcomes for students.” Canada’s commitment to separate
The panel used the spending of Brit- school education for persons who had
ish Columbia, Ontario and Quebec as
comparisons, but Alberta’s funding 2019 the right and privilege at the time (Eng-
lish and French Catholics and Prot-
model for choice in education is much
more generous than the comparison 2019 estants), is enshrined in Section 93 of
The British North America Act of 1867
2019
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Strathmore & Wheatland County Community Resource


Strathmore & Wheatland County Community Resource Expo Expo provinces. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ (renamed the Constitution Act in 1982).
403-934-5335
Strathmore & Wheatland County Community Resource
403-934-5335 OntarioExpo
does not provide any pub- Alberta’s commitment is outlined in sec-
403-934-5335

20192019
lic funds for private schools although tion 17 (1) of the Alberta Act of 1905.
Friday,
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Friday, September 20, 2019


Strathmore & Wheatland County Community Resource Expo
September 20,
2019
they do fully fund a Catholic (separate) Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta
403-934-5335 are the only provinces left fully fund-
school system. British Columbia does
Hope
Hope Community
Community Covenant
Covenant Church
Hope Community
Church Covenant Church
Friday, September
245 Brent
20, 2019
Blvd.,
Strathmore & Wheatland
Strathmore
245 BrentResource
County Community Blvd., Strathmore
Expo
not fund a Catholic (separate) school
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ing separate Catholic school systems. In


Hope Community245 Brent
& Wheatland Covenant Blvd., Strathmore
Church
system but “some independent schools Saskatchewan, private or independent
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Strathmore County Community 403-934-5335


Resource Expo
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
245 Brent Blvd., 9:00
9:00 am
am
403-934-5335 to
to
Strathmore 3:00
3:00 pm
pm
in B.C. receive funding at either 50 per school students receive between 50 and
Friday, September
Keynote: 20, 2019 cent or 35 per cent of their local public 80 per cent funding.
Friday,
Keynote:
Keynote:
9:00 September
am to 3:00 pm 20, 2019
Hope Community Covenant Church
Keynote: Hope Community Covenant
245 Brent Church
Blvd., Strathmore
245 Brent Blvd., Strathmore
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
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Septic issues concern


Rosebud landowners
SHARON MCLEAY Ziehr said there had been requests
Times Contributor from landowners to rectify other prob-
lems in various areas of the county, but
Several landowners in Rosebud are wished direction from council on this
concerned about the septic system matter. Ziehr read an exception clause
pipelines in low-lying properties. in the services bylaw that said if a land-
Landowner C. Eliuk wrote a letter to owner wants something extra done,
Wheatland County council to address they can pay for the improvement, but
strains on their home septic systems ownership for the improvement stays
and their trials going through septic with the county.
pumps at an alarming rate. Eliuk stated “We put this clause in the bylaw be-
that homeowners in other areas don’t cause we do have a lot of properties in
have this problem because they are at the county (and) in hamlets that are not
higher elevation. He asked if a lift sta- serviced or poorly serviced,” said Ziehr.
tion could be put in, or whether the “We put that in there against the one-
county would cost share the purchase offs, to protect against that, so techni-
of an adequate pump. cally it protects council from money
Eliuk had previously asked the county that they will never recover.”
for help, but only got a suggestion from Councillor Glenn Koester gave a his-
county engineers for a type of pump he torical perspective of the services in
could buy to deal with the issues. Rosebud and Eliuk’s property.
“It shouldn’t be on my shoulders to “That this was allowed 25 years ago
push everything up the hill,” said Eliuk. … that should never have happened,”
Eliuk priced the pump at $9,000, but said Councillor Tom Ikert. “Every sys-
even engineers agreed that it might be tem should be that it gets off your prop-
inadequate to solve the problem. He erty and then it is the municipal (prob-
stated that he cannot afford the pump lem). If there is development down the
and other pumps wear out quickly. He road, people won’t put up with buying
said residents in the low-lying area are a pump to get stuff off their property.
continually replacing pumps. People just don’t do that nowadays.”
“When we were first made aware of Ikert questioned why, with the county
this, we did do some analysis with our investing in a $3.2 million wastewater
engineers, a high level review to what system for Rosebud, that community
was needed there,” said Mike Ziehr, has to rely on pumping out septic tanks.
Wheatland County transportation and Deputy Reeve Scott Klassen stated he
agriculture manager. “Basically, we would like the entire system for Rose-
could suggest a pump that would take bud to be reviewed at the time of the
care of the situation.” implementation of the sewage lagoon
Ziehr said Rosebud has unique sys- and lift stations. He wanted to know
tem problems. He said locations do af-
fect the ease of pumping effluent out of
that it will service development in the
future.
www. StrathmoreTimes.com
tanks, but added on the whole, the cur- “We need to fix this and do it the right
rent system is operating quite well. He way,” said Klassen.

Students from
estimated the cost to fix Eliuk’s problem Council agreed to discuss the issue at
would be about $15,000 to $30,000 if their planning and priorities meeting,
the county chose to change the current and staff will contact Eliuk with their
line configuration or put in a lift station. decision.
Strathmore High School
Another Wild Rose Auction
Saturday October 5th 2019 @ 10AM
are ready and willing to
volunteer to come
SHARON MCLEAY Location: 1.5 miles South of the Transcanada Hwy on Hwy 24 Watch for Signs
Times Contributor

Consignments Welcome – Consign Now for updated Advertising!


Wheatland
Gates open to acceptCounty residents may
and work for you – for a
consignments 10 days prior to sale day. (September 25th) 10 am to 7 pm or dark. All consignments to be in by
have to look elsewhere than their local October 3rd 2019
For more information or to Consign your Items call
newspapers for some of the countyMikeno- at 403-934-7653 (SOLD)
tifications, unless they make their opin-
ions known at a public hearing to be $50 donation to the school
held on Sept. 17.
The Wheatland County Public Noti-
fications Bylaw 2019-21 was approved Possible work sites: At your home – doing fall clean up
for first reading on Aug. 20,ANTIQUE
*1951 Mercury Stepside V8 Flat Head
to move & OLDER
no- VEHICLES (One*2013
*1979 Ford Ranger XLT
Consignor)
Honda Goldwing Trike washing windows cleaning garages/basements
tices fromRanger
*1979 Bronco theXLTlocal newspapers to Explorer
*1977 Ford post-½ ton *2013 Can-AM 800 4x4 Quad /w blade
ings on the county website. babysitting yard work and clean up
HEAVY TRUCKS & EQUIPMENT
“What
*1989 this Cormach
HD Autocar/with will Craneallow
40,000 lbus to do is in-*2007 430 Case Skidster
capacity *1999 IH 4900 DRW /w 17’x8’ flatdeck repair work small jobs for your company
*1992 Volvo Cab Over /with Altec AM55 OH Bucket Truck *Case Bucket 6 cyl diesel, manual Trans
stead of having our official
*VAC Truck/with Generator Set and Kubota Pump
notification
*Case 9170 Tractor 4/4 PTO, 9000hrs *Truck mount sander for Semi truck filing and organizing
in the newspaper, we can advertise
*2000 IHC Eagle Highway Tractor *Taragator, International Fertilizer Float *Truck mount sander for Pickup truck

electronically. This is within the TRUCKS new & TRAILERS & FUN STUFF
MGA,” said
*2010 Ford F150 Brian
2 Wheel
*2008 Dodge 2500 MegaCab 4WD
Henderson,
Drive long box, topper Wheat- *2008 Ford F-250 Extra Cab 4x4
*2010 GMC Savana Cargo Van
How to get involved:
land County’s interim CAO.
*2007 Ford F350 Larriat 4WD
*2006 Chev Express Van 3500
*2004 Saturn VUE AWD
*Ubuilt (home) 2006 Utility Trailer Please email cheryl.davidson@ghsd75.ca or call 403-934-3135
and register your job. Interested students will contact you, and get contracts
*2001 Dodge 2500 4x4

signed. Pay the minimum $50 donation to the school.

How It Works:
Miscellaneous
10 Rolls of Elevator Chain 200’ long | Quad Tracks for Artic Cat | Water Barrels | Lumber assorted lengths | Calf Shelter 28’ On Friday, September 27 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm students will come
Cattle Oiler | Bunk Feeders | 12’ A Frame | Pipe Rack | Honda Air Raider | Pepsi Cooler | 3 Phase Air Compressor | IMA Drill
Horse Drawn Sleigh | Firewood | Wood Burning Stove | Steel Deck Porch | Barn Style Refrigeration Doors | 16’ Motor Boat to the work site and volunteer to work for you. For parents of students at SHS
Platoon Fishing Deck | Antique Farm Equipment |Welding Deck
you can pay online through School Cash Online (located on our website).
AUCTIONEERS NOTE: We are dusting off the gavel for our fall consignment auction.
Consignments coming in daily and we expect a good selection of items for auction.
NOTE: 2 RINGS SELLING, THERE WILL BE
LIMITED MISCELLANEOUS AT THIS SALE Only supervised and safe opportunities for SHS students will be accepted.
Something for everyone. Lunch will be provided for a nominal fee. Please make
your own financial arrangements prior to auction.
Auctioneers: Dave Johnson and Jarvis Johnson
MANY MORE ITEMS, TOO MANY TO LIST!
A fundraising activity of
TERMS OF SALE: Cash or valid check. Interac available. All purchases must be settled in full
MORE ITEMS CONSIGNED DAILY! Strathmore High School.
on sale day. No goods may be removed until full settlement. All items are sold “as is” with no warranty. www.wildroseauctionservices.com
The Auction Company is in no way responsible for error of description, condition or deletion of items. (403) 934-7653 (SOLD)
Once items sold they become the responsibility of the buyer. Money raised in the past has funded a new
Wild Rose Auction Services Ltd. sign, bleachers in the gym and field, and a bus.
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Have Your Say Government commits to disability funding


two. The youngster is regu- whenever our funds ran

on Rural Crime
LAUREEN F. GUENTHER
Times Contributor larly assessed by neurology, out, I would just contact my
oncology, vision and genet- caseworker, and she would
Since Alberta elected a new provin- ics clinics. She is on anti-sei- do an addendum and send it
cial government, some families and zure medication; if she gets to me to sign, and typically
individuals affected by disability have ill and can’t keep her medi- always had funds available.”
expressed concern that the funding cations down, her everyday But recently some con-
Rural Crime they depend on was being reduced,
denied or delayed.
symptoms intensify, and she cerns arose. Kinley was in-

Consultation
needs to be hospitalized. formed that, temporarily at
But Alberta’s Ministry of Community The family’s FSCD fund- least, her contract could not

Tour 2019
and Social Services has promised that ing includes partial coverage be amended.
FSCD (Family Support for Children of her seizure medication, “My daughter’s meds in-
Hon. Doug Schweitzer, Minister of Justice with Disabilities) and PDD (Persons funding for respite caregiv- creased; they’re almost
with Developmental Disabilities) fund- ers, and parking and mileage doubled,” she said. “Once
hosted by Hon. Leela Sharon Aheer, MLA ing continues to be available as it was during hospital stays. But our funds are used up, for
before. other families who receive what was approved on our
Monday, September 16 “The FSCD program helps families
plan, coordinate and access services
FSCD funding will have dif-
ferent contracts.
contract for the beginning
of this year, there is a hold
Cheadle Community Hall, to raise a child with disabilities,” said
Kassandra Kitz, press secretary with
“It’s based on your need,” on anything (extra). We are
Kinley said, “how it has af- just really hoping to be able
Cheadle, Alberta the ministry. fected your life.” to cover her medication and
Doors open: 6:30 pm “The PDD program is designed to Kinley, whose family now any long-term stays in the
help adults with developmental dis- lives on one income because hospital, such as parking
Light refreshments abilities to get services to live as inde- their daughter is too medi- and extra mileage.
pendently as possible in their commu- cally complex to be placed “I just can’t imagine fami-
For further information 403-962-0126
nities. Overall, these programs work in daycare, sees the impact lies that are really struggling
chestermere.strathmore@assembly.ab.ca to support vulnerable Albertans with of that funding. to begin, like we were in
www.facebook.com/LeelaSharonAheer disabilities and enable them to live full FSCD might pay $20 a the beginning, not having as
lives with dignity.” month as partial medication much help as possible,” Kin-
As of July 2019, about 13,000 indi- coverage, for example, and ley added. “Medical expens-
viduals receive PDD funding, Kitz said. for some families it could es for most are not black
About 15,000 families receive FSCD make a great difference if and white. They are always
#1 - 227 3 Ave, funding. One of those is the family that were withdrawn, she changing, and families need
Strathmore of Strathmore resident Stacey Kinley, said. to have that flexibility.”
whose four-year-old daughter has neu- “That’s $20 a month that Kitz said the Alberta gov-
10am - 5 pm rofibromatosis type 1, or NF1. you’re not putting into gro- ernment values these pro-
(403) 983-3342 NF1 has a wide array of symptoms, ceries,” she said. “When our grams, and there have been
and they’re unique for every person. budget was a lot less, we no caps or freezes on funds.
For Kinley’s little girl, the first concern aimed on $13 a day to feed “Our government believes
appeared when she had a seizure at our family. So, when you’re that Albertans with disabili-

Welcomes only two days old. When she was three


months old, her parents started notic-
ing facial asymmetry.
doing $13 a day to feed your
family, and you’ve taken
away one day to feed your
ties deserve to live a full life
with dignity,” said Kitz. “The
FSCD and PDD programs

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Today, the four-year-old has seizures family (to pay for your child’s are important resources for
every day, usually many times a day. medication) … that could be individuals with a disability
She has challenges with vision, speech,
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significant for some families. and their families. Eligibility
walking, learning and behaviour. She’s You’re going to have a mom and funding for the FSCD
had brain surgery and two eye surger- or a dad that’s going without program have not changed.
ies. eating a couple of meals.” New service agreements
Regular medical trips to Toronto For Kinley’s daughter, the and renewals for families ac-
started when Kinley’s daughter was FSCD funding allowed the cessing FSCD continue to be
family to free up some mon- processed.”
Residential ey in their budget to obtain Kitz said families who re-
Acreage other specialized help, such ceive FSCD supports meet
as an early intervention pro- annually with their case-
Award Winning gram that helped address workers to assess the fam-
her learning delays, and ily’s needs. If a family’s
braces and a walker when needs change during the
she was learning to walk. year, their agreement can al-
Rochelle Yvonne Younes Donalie Kinley said she is grate- ways be amended.
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Alisa Wurz great caseworker, and that cern about their specific
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FSCD has always provided FSCD or PDD case is en-
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Update on GFL court process


2011. The address signs were to locate residences in the event
of an emergency.
Wheatland County staff said inspections of the signs do
SHARON MCLEAY sen added that Justice Rooke made it very clear show fading, making many illegible. The south-facing signs
Times Contributor there are appeal processes in place, there are or- are the worst, with the east-west facing signs beginning to
ders in place and compliance with the orders is show wear.
Wheatland County Deputy Reeve Scott Klassen necessary. Staff anticipates about 1,800 south-facing signs will need
attended the Green for Life (GFL) appeal heard on It was decided that the July 5 remedial order replacement now, with replacement of east-west signs some-
Aug. 28, at Courts of Queen’s Bench. would be withdrawn to solve the standstill to re- time in the future.
“The process is very interesting. It is astounding mediate conditions at the site. There was a 10-year warranty on the signs, but it is now
to me how courts work,” said Klassen. “I do feel There may be an option for Wheatland County eight years after installation and the warranty only extends to
we are in the right.” to file a contempt of court order because GFL ig- the blue layer repair on the signs.
GFL, whose compost business is located near nored the court-mandated orders. Justice Rooke The installation company suggested a cut-rate of $15.40 per
Nightingale in Wheatland County, appealed to also gave the option to GFL to withdraw its appeal. sign on purchasing new signage that provides a UV resis-
Justice John D. Rooke about the previous orders They did not do so. tant layer, and a renewal of a 10-year warranty. The total cost
delivered by Master Justice Bernette Ho on Aug. Wheatland County council is continuing to re- to replace all signs would be $47,700, or just replacing the
2. They asked the justice about perceived inconsis- view processes, gather information and address is- south-facing signs at a cost of $35,910.
tencies in the orders. sues raised by neighbouring landowners. Staff polled other counties, and they had used a different
Justice Rooke clarified and upheld those orders supplier and have not had as much fading. However, that sup-
and then clarified the county’s request for informa- FADED LOCATION SIGN REPLACEMENT plier’s quote was $19.95 per sign for a batch of 1,800.
tion. If anyone has trouble finding a rural address in In the past, landowners were responsible for replacing
“He stated that information was very different Wheatland County, it may be due to faded printing signs, but given the wide-scale difficulty, the county may con-
from access, and indicated that GFL should be pro- on the signs that makes the address unreadable. sider to accept the costs.
viding information on a go-forward basis, for the “Your constituents have probably talked to you Council will consider purchase at a later date.
reports that were requested by administration, as about those faded blue signs. We have been do-
part of the orders,” said Wheatland County Reeve ing a lot of intake on the GIS side of things; how SAEWA UPDATE
Amber Link. we will best replace them, and letting constituents As CO2 levels rise, the Southern Alberta Energy from Waste
However, the justice clarified it would not apply know how we will undertake that,” said Matthew Association is getting closer to building a facility that will
to past report requests before July 2. Boscariol, Wheatland County general manager of lower some of those CO2 levels.
Klassen said Justice Rooke scheduled a judicial development and community services. “We are meeting on Sept. 20 and it should be a pretty inter-
review for Oct. 30-31, to discuss many of the issues There were 4,860 blue rural address signs in- esting meeting,” said Councillor Ben Armstrong, who is past
about jurisdiction, process and investigation. Klas- stalled for Wheatland County rural addresses in chair for the association.
Armstrong stated that reviews of potential location sites
Minister of Justice on ‘talking rural crime’ tour were done. Some of the contenders on the shortlist include
Wheatland County, Vulcan County with two potential sites,
JANET KANTERS crime watch groups and local officials to hear Newell County, Coaldale with three potential sites and Spe-
Times Editor first-hand their rural crime concerns. To ensure cial Areas with three potential sites. Project lead Paul Ryan is
a broad level of understanding of concerns, the meeting with members to discuss the application processes
Alberta’s Justice Minister Doug Schweitzer is hit- itinerary includes both rural and urban munici- and receipt of the short listings. Ryan also met with the new
ting the open road to meet Albertans to gain their palities. MLAs and received positive feedback on the project. Further
input and discuss their concerns about the rapid “First-hand conversations with Albertans will networking is expected at the upcoming RMA conference.
increase in rural crime. help ensure our actions truly reflect where Alber-
As part of the tour, Schweitzer will be in Chea- tans are today,” said Schweitzer. “We recognize the
dle on Monday, Sept. 16. unique vulnerability of Albertans in rural areas.
“This government is committed to helping keep We want to work with them to ensure our justice
Albertans safe, secure and protected, wherever system reflects the realities of rural Alberta and
they call home,” said Schweitzer. “This includes has the tools and resources necessary to ensure Visit Screen Test in
spending time outside the province’s big cities to rural Albertans feel their justice system protects
hear directly from people about their experiences them, their loved ones and their property.” Strathmore
with rural crime and their insights into it.” The minister’s tour will visit 17 communities, in- Sep 27 - Oct 12, 2019
Throughout the month, the minister will meet cluding Cheadle. Also on the agenda is a stop in Call for an appointment
with individual residents, business owners, rural Drumheller on Sept. 20. 1-800-667-0604
(toll free)
Opportunity for improvement
A screening mammogram Screen Test brings screening
SHARON MCLEAY about broadband, networking opportunities and mammograms to your area
Times Contributor is the best way to find
two Alberta speakers views on economic devel- with it’s mobile clinics.
opment. Wheatland County councillors thought breast cancer early.
The definition of the word ‘alienation’ is the there should be better scheduling of the oil and And it can truly Women 50 - 74
should have a screening
state or experience of being isolated from a group pipeline discussion, and attention paid to grain save your life. mammogram every 2 years,
or an activity, to which one should belong, or in and beef industry issues. and can self-refer.
which one should be involved. Council debated attendance at future confer- www.screeningforlife.ca
Rumblings in rural Alberta communities indi- ences if changes were not made.
cate alienation is not just about political jargon or The counterpoint was made that a western
a rallying tool for the discussion of energy devel- voice is not heard, if that voice isn’t at the table, to
opment. Westerners are feeling left out of impor- speak and stand up for issues important to rural
tant conversations. Albertans.
At the 2019 Federation of Canadian Municipali- Wheatland County Reeve Amber Link discussed
ties (FCM) conference, Wheatland County coun- the idea with municipal representatives in a cen-

Duraclassic 2.0
cillors had some concerns raised considering the tral Alberta meeting she attended.
lack of attention paid to western rural issues. “There was not that much support at the direc-
Wheatland County responded with a proposal tor level for boycott,” said Link. “There was more
to prevent wider gaps occurring between east and
west, and rural and urban municipalities. Their
request was made through the Division Two, Ru-
support to be proactive … maybe an education
campaign around rural energy, as well as rural
perspectives and kind of western issues.”
Vinyl plank
ral Municipalities of Alberta (RMA), which meets The resolution clearly stated two points. It must
again in October.
The resolution is asking for membership sup-
be demonstrated that rural and western Canadi-
ans do not appreciate bias against their perspec-
$1.49/sq.ft
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Four Strathmore
SPORTS
figure skaters gearing
up for nationals
JANET KANTERS with three other members of Team
Times Editor Alberta figure skating – Amber Harri-
man and JorDen Tyson from Calgary,
No ice, no problem for Team Alber- and Meg Ohsada from Canmore – their
ta Strathmore figure skaters who took head coach Barb Prystai from Calgary
part in a sport-specific training camp in and associate coach Olea Taboulchanas
preparation for the 2020 Special Olym- from Lethbridge, met for fitness train-
pics Canada Winter Games. ing, workshops and team bonding.
Emma Bittorf, McKenna Husband, El- Additional training camps for other
eanor Saubak and Kennedy Zaytsoff, all sports are planned.
from Strathmore and members of Spe- “Team Alberta will host training
cial Olympics Team Alberta, took part camps in each of the eight sports over
in a training camp at Mount Royal Uni- the course of the year,” said Flanagan.
versity in Calgary on Sept. 8. “These camps provide opportunity for
“Team Alberta athletes make a com- the athletes (who may live in different
mitment to train year-round leading regions) and coaches to get to know
up to national games,” said Jodi Fla- Strathmore figure skaters Kennedy Zaytsoff (l-r), Eleanor Saubak, Emma Bittorf and McKenna Hus-
each other as well as working on some
nagan, Chef de Mission for Team Al- band.
technical and physical training. SOA Photo Courtesy of Jodi Flanagan
berta. “These figure skaters may have (Special Olympics Alberta) partners
some time off the ice, but work hard in with ASDC (Alberta Sport Development from Feb. 25 to 29. “Athletes lives attending a nation-
the gym and cross training with other Centres) as well as other sport scien- Based on the results from the 2019 al games are forever changed by the
sports. These athletes are very dedi- tists to help athletes and coaches with Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games skills, friendships and confidence they
cated to their team, their sport and are their further development and success.” in Calgary, 131 athletes, coaches and develop through this exciting expe-
always looking to improve their perfor- Team Alberta will represent the prov- mission staff throughout the province rience. It is pure joy to witness their
mance.” ince at the 2020 Special Olympics Can- were chosen to represent Alberta at the growth,” said Sallie Szanik, Team Alber-
The four Strathmore skaters, along ada Winter Games in Thunder Bay, Ont. National Games. ta mission staff.

Raising money for missing children society


JANET KANTERS ly all of those cases, police reached out
Times Editor for help to bring those children back
to safety.
The Alberta Sheriffs Branch raised “This golf tournament is something
$3,300 for the Missing Children Society we want to build on for the future, in-
of Canada (MCSC) during a charity golf volving businesses and schools, and
tournament on Aug. 17 at the Strath- educating people on the MCSC,” said
more Golf Club. Alford. “This year’s tournament raised
In 2013, the Alberta Sheriffs Branch awareness in the community, and we’ll
raised $5,000 for MCSC, and over be back bigger and better next year.”
$30,000 the previous five years. The This year’s tournament sponsors
tournament was revived this year by and prize donators included Mark
the branch to help raise awareness and Felzmann, Country Hills Co-opera-
money to support MCSC. tors (hole In one); WestJet; Fairmont
“It was our first year back and de- Chateau Lake Louise; Fairmont Banff
spite a difficult economy we managed Springs Hotel; Southland Transport;
to raise the $3,300 for the Missing Chil- Dartnell Lutz (Barristers & Solicitors);
dren Society of Canada,” said Richard Callista Weiss, Eventful Elements, E3
Alford with the Alberta Sheriffs Branch. Sheriff Richard Alford (l-r), Craig Peterson, MSCS, Amanda Pick, CEO MCSC, Sheriff Mitchell Schaaf-
Events; Fairmont Palliser Calgary;
The mission of the Missing Children sma.
Sunset Ranch Golf Club, B.C.; Com- Photo Courtesy of Richard Alford
Society of Canada is to help return fort Inn, Salmon Arm B.C.; Strathmore
missing children to a safe environment. Golf Club; Brian Blassen and Matt Strathmore); Rodney’s Oyster House, Edo Japan; Harry Rosen; The Keg.
According to the society, there were Link, Strathmore Golf Club Pro Shop; Calgary; Vintage Chophouse, Calgary; The 2020 golf tournament will be
more than 42,000 children reported Tim Hortons, 614 6 Ave SW, Calgary; Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant; Spo- held Aug. 15 at the Strathmore Golf
missing in Canada in 2018 and in near- Lorne Holdaway (Big Country Drilling, lumbo’s Fine Food & Deli; Calgary Zoo; Club.

Hopme
O ener
Saturday, September 21
8:00 pm vs Okotoks
Strathmore Family Centre - Gold Arena
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August 27, 1933 and passed Septem- October 17, 2018
taria. Auction or Purchase.
Collections, Estates, indi-
Barns & Buildings, 2011
Chev Silverado, Dump Trail- United Church
ber 2, 2019. We will continue to hold
her close within.
Dorothy was the fourth child of Gustav and Lydia
– August 15, 2019
It is with profound sadness that we announce the
passing of our little boy, Quinton; son of Ariel Yaskow
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Hall, great-grandson to Guy and Irene Knappe, and
students. In her spare time Dorothy square danced,
all his cousins and nephews of the above extended Call: 403-934-3025 or 403-934-5871
bowled, did needlework and hand quilting, played
families. Quinton, “God called your name so gently
bridge and crib with the Happy Gang and Strathmore
that only you could hear. No one heard the footsteps
Legion, and spent many hours doing volunteer work.
of the angel drawing near…softly from the shadows,
She was a wife, mother, grandmother and great-
there came a gentle call, you closed your eyes and
grandmother. She became a teacher who taught in
many one room school houses all over Saskatchewan
went to sleep…you quietly left us all.” Wheatland Lodge Invites You to the Annual
The family wishes to thank all the first responders;
and eventually residing and teaching in Calgary, Al-
berta.
S.T.A.R.S. Air Ambulance, fire department, RCMP, who
all came so quickly to assist us; and everyone who
Fall Tea & Bake Sale
Dorothy is pre-deceased by her husband Richard
Thomas Hood and daughter Judith Lea Hood. She is
came to help us through the shock of the untimely
loss of our little man. A special thank you to the Van
Saturday, Oct. 5th
survived by her children Terry Yvonne Daniels (Tom),
Richard Allan Hood, Douglas Kent Hood (Cindy). As
Bussels of Wheatland Funeral Home for their wonder- 2:00-4:00 pm
well by three grand-children, Matthew Hood (Jes-
ful and caring assistance. All so very much appre- Admission Fee: $3/person
ciated. To send condolences, please visit Quinton’s
sica), Michael Hood (Lisa), and Tiegan Daniels (Kevin) There will be
obituary at www.wheatlandfuneralhome.ca.
as well as a great-grandchild Corbin Hood. Raffle Draw Prizes • Door Prizes
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BLUNDERFIELD,
Billie Helen


Obituary Billie passed away on Friday, August Somewhere the JUNE 7 - SEPTEMBER 20
hurting must stop
30, 2019 at the age of 86 years. She
HAGEN, Roger John
Clayton
is survived by her husband, George,
of 64 years; sons Rob (Dev) and Dan Blunderfield;
Quote from Bett Fox a few year ago
STRATHMORE
1932 - 2019
daughter Laurie (Terry) Motley; 9 grandchildren; and
7 great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held
on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Hope Commu-
KINSMEN PARK
Roger John Clayton Hagen of Medi-
cine Hat, beloved husband of Isla Ha- nity Covenant Church (245 Brent Blvd., Strathmore) at Come to the 3 PM – 6:30 PM
gen, passed away on Thursday, August 29th, 2019 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made
at the age of 87 years. Roger leaves to cherish his
memory his memory his wife, Isla Hagen; daughter,
directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association (#204,
2323-32 Ave. NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 6Z3 or online at Terry Fox Run For more information call: 403-901-0477
email: strathmorefarmersmarket1@gmail.com
Sandra Hagen; son, Roger “Bud” (Marguerite) Hagen; diabetes.ca). To send condolences, please visit Billie’s
obituary at www.wheatlandfuneralhome.ca.
Sunday, Sept. 15 www.strathmorefarmersmarket.ca
grandchildren, Ryan Morkin (Allison Atwell), Jacelyn
Morkin, Eric Hagen (Jessica Pelland); great-grand-
1 pm
children, Nolan Morkin, Owen Morkin, Julien Morkin, Kinsmen Park TENDER
Desiray Pelland, Freya Hagen and Isla Hagen; great-
grandchildren, Nolan, Owen and Julien Morkin and
Desiray Pelland, Freya and Isla Hagen; and numer-
ous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by
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Frances Firth, Ellen Ferguson, Jean Hardy, and Evelyn
Trithart. Roger was born, the fourth of five children, “Fathers are the people in our lives that we look up being offered for tender. 20 acres fenced
on March 19, 1932 in Galahad, AB and was the only to no matter how tall we grow.” We will miss our pasture land suitable for building + 300 acres
son. He had a beautiful voice and as a youth could Father, Kenneth James Campbell who passed away
cultivated. Includes 3 steel grain bins: 4200,
always be found singing or whistling a tune. He met, on September 3, 2019 at the age of 89. He was a Fa-
3800, & 2700 bushel capacity. Approximately
and then later married Isla, and together they raised ther to Terri Kinsman (Marv), Jason Campbell (Hilary)
and Suzanne Ross (Mark) and a Grandfather to Shane 3 1/2 miles North and 1 mile West of
their two children, Sandra and Roger “Bud”. Roger
spent most of his life working in the oil and gas in- Kinsman (Kristy), Sheldon Kinsman (Angie), Kimberly MISC FEED & SEED Standard, 1 mile South of Highway 564.
Leuschen (Ryan) and Justin Sinclair (Kim). Ken’s Annual surface lease revenue of
dustry. His favourite career in the field was as a Land GET UP TO $50,000 from the PINTAIL WINTER WHEAT.
Great Grandson’s Logan and Oscar were the light of Extremely hardy, very high approximately $12,000.00.
Consultant, which is what he continued to do until Government of Canada. Do
his retirement. Roger worked until he was 80 years his life! Ken was predeceased by his loving wife and you or someone you know yielding, Awnless. Excellent For further details call Bob Nielsen at
old. He loved to meet and talk to people. He was our amazing Mom, Hilda. In Ken’s own words, he had
a great run! He was blessed with a loving family, a
have any of these condi- for Forage or Grain. Low In-
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much to the amusement of the many people that he tis, Asthma, Cancer, COPD, For Tender Agreements contact:
met throughout his life. He loved to hunt, fish, and the golf course; a sport he played very well right to the Depression, Diabetes, Dif- 2609; mastinseeds.com. Lynn Woods Law Office
golf; and he took his last hunting trip in 2017 at the end! Please join us for a Celebration of Ken’s Life on ficulty Walking, Fibromyal- PO Box 2335, #101 318 3rd Avenue
September 17th at 3:00 p.m. at the Rocking R Guest gia, Irritable Bowels, Over- HEATED CANOLA buying
age of 85. He was kind and generous and he loved
weight, Trouble Dressingµ. Green, Heated or Spring- Strathmore, AB T1P 1K3
his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was Ranch east of Strathmore. The emergency address
and hundreds more. All ages thrashed Canola. Buying: Phone: 403-934-6333,
always there for them when they needed him. He will is 234051 Range Road 243 or type Rocking R Guest
Ranch into Google Maps. Detailed directions can be and medical conditions oats, barley, wheat & peas email: Lynn@strathmorelaw.ca
be deeply missed by the many that knew and loved qualify. Call the Benefits for feed. Buying damaged
him. Roger’s family would like to thank the nurses found on the website www.rockingrguestranch.com Sealed Tender Agreements must be
Program 1-800-211-3550 or offgrade grain. “On Farm
and staff at Carmel Hospice at St. Joseph’s Home, The event will start at 3:00 p.m. (in the white wedding accompanied by a 10% deposit in the form
or send a text message with Pickup”. Westcan Feed &
tent) and will be followed by a light dinner. In lieu Grain. 1-877-250-5252.Quality structures
who treated him with such compassion, kindness, your name and mailing ad- of a banktodraft
meetpayable
all your needs.
to Lynn Woods Law
and dignity. A memorial service in Roger Hagen’s of flowers please make a donation to the Wheatland UFA.com/Quote
dress to 403-980-3605 for Office In Trust and received no later than
memory will be held on September 28, at 1:30Pm in Hospice Society. You may do so on-line: https://www. your free benefits package.
wheatlandhospice.ca/donate
GET YOUR 4:00 p.m. on October 28, 2019. Possession
the Pleasington Lutheran Church, Forestburg, Alberta. CLASSIFIED ADS date is December 12, 2019. Tenders subject
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may be made to the Pleasington Historical Society,
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Wheatland County Fire Services Board

Wheatland County invites applications for


membership on the Fire Services Board for a term
of one (1) year. The Fire Services Board is comprised
of five (5) Association Presidents, two (2) citizens-
at-large*, and no more than three (3) members
of Council. Membership on the board shall be
appointed by Resolution of Council. The Fire Services
Board shall exercise powers, duties, and functions
as assigned by the Fire Board Bylaw 2019-01 (can be
viewed on the Wheatland County website).

If you require more information, or to submit letters of


interest, please contact Matthew Boscariol at:
matthew.boscariol@wheatlandcounty.ca.

*Citizens-at-large must reside in, or own property,


within the boundaries of Wheatland County.

Career
Opportunities
• Seasonal Labourer (two positions)
Closes: when filled
Quote Job #: P19-32

• Waste Transfer Site Operator


Closes: when filled
Quote Job #: P19-31

• Financial Analyst
Closes: when filled
Quote Job #: P19-29

To read more or to apply, visit our website.

Upcoming MeetingS
Throughout September, the minister will meet with individual residents, September 17, 2019 October 1, 2019 October 2, 2019
business owners, rural crime watch groups and local officials to hear first- Regular Council Regular Council Agricultural Service
hand their rural crime concerns. To ensure a broad level of understanding Meeting at 9 a.m. Meeting at 9 a.m. Board at 9 a.m.
of concerns, the itinerary includes both rural and urban municipalities
Agenda packages and minutes are available on our website on the
The minister’s tour begins September 5 in Bragg Creek. It will include Agendas and Minutes page.
communities from Fairview in the north to Raymond in the south,
with many locations in between. The itinerary is subject to change.
Local tour stops:
• Monday, September 16
- Cheadle
• Friday, September 20 Full schedule is
- Airdrie
- Drumheller available on
• Monday, September 30
- Okotoks
our website.
- Raymond
- Medicine Hat

Address: 242006 Range Rd 243 Phone: 403-934-3321 Mail: Hwy 1 RR 1, Strathmore, AB, T1P 1J6 Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

www.wheatlandcounty.ca
@wheatlandcounty