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Rogers Hometown Hockey made a stop in Strathmore on Dec. 21-22 for a weekend packed with hockey fun leading up to a live outdoor viewing of the
NHL game on Dec. 22. A thank you presentation was made to the Town of Strathmore with officials from Hometown Hockey, the Town of Strathmore,
100 Ranch Market, Unit 105F the County of Wheatland and local government representatives in attendance for the presentation on Dec. 22 at the Strathmore Family Centre. For more
Strathmore, AB 403.934.5292 event coverage see Page 8. Doug Taylor Photo

Hometown Hockey wins in Strathmore

ADELLE ELLIS about people,” said Slone. “When it comes District Chamber of Commerce, was won
Times Reporter down to it and what separates us from oth- by Strathmore Pawn Collectables.
er hockey broadcasts is we’re telling sto- Rogers Hometown Hockey Festival at
Thousands of people attended the fes- ries. We’re telling stories of the people in the Strathmore Family Centre included live
tivities of Rogers Hometown Hockey in the game, behind the game, volunteers and music, autograph signing sessions, games,
Strathmore Dec. 21-22. parents, and what it means to communities shows, live book readings, trivia, an inter-
The weekend began with the Downtown across Canada.” mission chat, a parade of champions featur-
Look on Page 2 for Strathmore Hometown Hockey Kickoff Par- Slone spent three full days in the commu- ing local hockey teams, a pre-game show
Town of Strathmore ty followed by a full lineup of fun and ac- nity listening to stories and doing meet and hosted by MacLean and Slone and a live
Municipal Notices tion throughout the two days at the Home- greets before sharing Strathmore’s hockey showing of the NHL game on Dec. 22.
town Hockey Festival. story on national television. The Town of Strathmore also hosted a
Contact Us Today! The festivities ended with a viewing of Some feature events of the weekend in- charity hockey game on Dec. 21 featuring
403.934.5589 the Calgary Flames versus Dallas Stars NHL cluded the downtown kickoff party with a local emergency services playing against
game, hosted live on location by Sportsnet hockey skills demonstration, s’mores com- local minor hockey and ringette teams to
broadcasters Ron MacLean and Tara Slone. petition, free pancake breakfast and free raise cash and food donations for JumpStart “The combination of hockey and sto- hamburger lunch. A Paint the Town Red and the Wheatland County Food Bank.
rytelling really appealed to me … It’s all competition, hosted by the Strathmore and Continued on Page 2



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Town gets boost from Hometown Hockey

Continued from Page 1 town Hockey broadcast to a nation- is something that brings us together
wide audience, community promotion and hockey rinks are not just a place
According to Ty Tomasta, communi- through mainstream media, including to watch a game but they are a place
cations ambassador with the Town of Rogers and Sportsnet, fundraising op- that communities tend to gather,” said
Strathmore, $50,000 was contributed portunities for local hockey teams and Slone.
from the town from the Financial Stabi- Strathmore Minor Hockey, paid op- “Hometown pride is definitely a uni-
lization Fund to fund the logistical side portunities for locals, and the support versal. I think that’s why we end up
of the event including both day and raised from the charity hockey game having so many great guests. It doesn’t’
overnight security, RCMP escorts and which included over $1,000 sold in matter if you’re a super star, a Zambo-
equipment rentals. The estimated eco- 50/50 tickets plus food donations. ni driver or a school teacher, you are
nomic development implications for lo- The Calgary Flames beat the Dallas proud of where you’ve come from, so
cal businesses and the town is upwards Stars 5-1, with attendees at the live out- that’s really fun when you get to hear
of $1 million. door viewing party cheering as both people that you look up to talking
Tomasta also accounts for a positive the Flames and the Town of Strathmore about that (on this show). And people community impact, including exposure
to Strathmore throughout the Home-
won. just love to come out and support their
“I think that hockey in this country community.”

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Pass the Salt January 3, 2020 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 3

THE EDITOR December 31: Think about
Although it seems we have creating a Grateful Jar. Each day Leela Sharon Aheer, MLA
AHS Homecare been celebrating since the day
after Halloween, Christmas
in the new year write something
you are grateful for. On New
To the Editor actually begins on December Year’s on Eveclients.
2020, read,
ing access to services has a huge impact solution is STRATHMORE OFFICE:
Recently, families championed for their 25th! I treasure
utilizing these days care program
the self-managed and remember all the gratitude
service which allows fam-
its contractthrough 403-962-0126
loved ones to receive home care services in of the
ilies Christmas,
of whointo they with totheprovide
year. personal care,
their home of choice at Meadowlark Care meaning. Here are some ideas January 1: Take time the
thus providing streamlined care which most benefits client.
Home in Strathmore. to help remind us that Christmas about
Questions were raised about the inflexibility to provide and share with someone a
health- PO Box 2527,
The government recognizes that home careisn’t just one
which day but
meets the awhole
of special goal or Sadly,
perspective. activitymany
that youtimes 129 Second Avenue
care plays an increasingly important role there is no face-to-face meeting andwould
12 days. like to undertake
the individual’s uniquein theneeds Strathmore, AB T1P 0H3
in keeping individuals in their homes and December 25: Read the story of new
are often overlooked in preference for policy and procedures year—something that will that
communities. They are working with Al- the Angels visit to the shepherds help bring God’s vision of love
are not dementia client-oriented, and decisions are made by AHS Tuesday-Thursday
berta Health Services (AHS) to expand ac- and think about who are the and hope to this world. 10 AM – 3 PM
that do not respect the family’s choice of home.
messengers of hope and joy in January 2: Read Luke’s story of
cess to self-managed care programs and to The government promises Albertans that they can stay at home Meetings by appointment
your life. Jesus as a child found in Luke
support Albertans to stay at home. A letter with support services, and the definition of “home” is clear; but
December 26: Sing a favorite 2:41-52. What do you imagine
from the Minister of Health states: “Alber- actions speak louder than words. The Calgary AHS zone continues Chestermere.Strathmore@
Christmas carol. What special Jesus was like as a child?
tans have the ability to choose where they to aggressively promote expensive January placement into publicly funded
message do the words have for 3: Write a thank you
wish to live, including private pay licensed facilities or the use of home care contracted
you today? note to someone who israther
providers not than
supportive living options such as Mead- seeing the cost saving efficiencies with
December 27: Pick up the phone usually thanked for what by
taxpayer’s dollars theyallow-
owlark Senior Care Home. Furthermore, ingandfunding to follow
talk to someone you have the client. January 4: Bake, or buy, and
residents who choose to live in private pay not talked to in awere
Reassurances given to families
long while. deliver that
a treatconcerns would be
to first responders.
options are not excluded from receiving looked at in January 2020
December 28: Take some food to but it wasJanuary 5: Go for a walk insee
still disheartening to yourthat
publicly-funded home care services deliv- noarecognition was shown
food bank drop spot. Hunger by AHS in regards to the fundamental
neighbourhood and notice God’s
ered by AHS.” reason
doesn’t whystopfamilies choose to optpresence
for the holidays. out of in the theblundering
handiwork ofpublic
Yet, clients and families feel they are be- system
December and that ultimately
29: Place your it is choice for the well-being
ing penalized for their choice to opt out of of Christmas
their loved ones.
cards in a basket and January 6: This is the celebration
AHS placement into large publicly funded Ibegin
looka tradition
forwardoftoeach continuing
night discussions
of God’s lightwith in theAlberta
world and Health
facilities as demonstrated by AHS’s lack of Services
pickingto ensure
a card andaccountability
praying for forvisit
of the magi. healthcare
How can you services
cooperation to ensure appropriate health delivery
the personalong who with
it. advocacy withtogovernment
bring light one person’sagencies
care services and programs continue to be to December
ensure that Albertans
30: Make a New always have a
today? right to make a choice and
fairly provided for clients/families. that choice
Year’s cardisfor
the right one
someone, for theirEnjoy
sharing loved theones.
12 Days of Christmas!
On Friday Dec. 20, 2019 there was an op- your hopes and prayers for them Rev. Pamela Scott Debbie Wakelam
portunity for families – representing nine in the new year! Strathmore United Church Strathmore
clients – and I, as owner and operator of
Meadowlark Care Home, to meet with AHS
representatives from the Calgary zone, in-
cluding David O’Brien CPA CMA Senior
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A wonderful career
IN THE TIMES! On Dec. 20, Harrison Gray was recognized as the
only Strathmore hockey player to have played in

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the NHL back when there were only the original six
teams. During the 60s and early 70s he played in a
number of leagues, one of which was the NHL when
he played in net for the Detroit Red Wings in 1963. In
a ceremony at Strath-
more town council

Strathmore Legion Branch #10 NEWS chambers, the Town of

Strathmore presented
Gray with a photo col-
For further information, please call the Legion at 403.934.5119
lage depicting some of
his time as a profes-
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everyone a Happy New Year! LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Thank you to all our Canadian Service
men and women.
Thank you, Wheatland councillors, for stepping up
To the Editor spearheading this different way of thinking.
Have a safe 2020. Question: when you voted for your municipal coun- I asked how many people of the approximately
cillor, did you think you were also voting for a politi- 9,000 residents of Wheatland County approached
cal party? council to move forward on this idea in the first place;
As reported in the Strathmore Times, the Alberta I didn’t get an answer on a number. I asked what they
The new executive has been installed. A new group of First resolution was accepted. I was at that meeting expect to get from this effort that would be different
volunteers are taking over the running of the Legion. We and noted Division 1, 3, 4 and 5 councillors supported than what the conservative panel would provide and
wish them well and are looking forward to a great year. moving this forward as part of their mandate while at what cost; I didn’t get an answer that addressed the
Division 2, 6 and 7 did not, as some felt it was not part specific question.
of their mandate. By this resolution vote, council has now set a pre-
Chase the Ace will continue on Friday evenings, as well The public was given the opportunity to address this cedence of responsibility in representing you provin-
as meat draws, 50-50’s and nevadas. The kitchen will be resolution. I had stated at that meeting that I wasn’t cially and politically. In hindsight, I now think that’s
open for you to enjoy a great meal. there to rehash the listed items in the resolution as it fantastic, and here’s the reasons why. People at that
was clear on what party they were talking about – in meeting heard the frustrations of not getting any re-
which the current conservative party was spending sponse from their MLA and having to turn to their MP
$650,000 of our money on a panel to ask these same for provincial concerns. I have experienced the same.
questions. But to state my concern: that the details Our conservative Alberta MLAs are the highest paid
AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING of this resolution were being promoted on a nonpar- in all of Canada and yet they’re telling the public sec-
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM tisan municipal platform of Wheatland County for a tor they are clawing back their wages to match other
provincial political view. Given the fact that council provinces. The last two months, I’ve been chasing for
did state that it is out of their lane to do so, councillor an answer on why they’re not showing leadership in
( Jason) Wilson made it very clear he was speaking for doing the same.
Thought for his personal political beliefs and his constituents in At this meeting, a councillor made a statement in sup-
the Week port of the resolution
~ that, unlike the MLA,
Strike a match VILLAGE OF STANDARD if you call him, he’ll
pick up the phone.
and burn a That’s great; think of
candle. the time you’ll save
You will discern on that promise. So,
PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO LAND USE BYLAW NO. 02-2012 given council has ac-
that the cepted this new level
whisper of its’ PURPOSE: The purpose of Bylaw 06-2019 is to consider amending the text of Land Use Bylaw No. of responsibility for
02-2012 by reducing the minimum requirements for lot area and lot widths in residential districts
glow brings life as follows:
provincial concerns
politically to motivate
to the room. your MLA response,
2.1 In Part 8, Section 8.4 Residential Single Unit Detached District (R-1) Land Use Rules,
you should feel free
Subsection 8.4.5 Minimum Requirements, change “ Area of Site: 604m2
in asking your coun-
(6,501.40 sq ft.)” as follows: Area of Site:
cillor to use the same
(a) Dwellings: 464m2 (4,994 ft2) RMA [Rural Munici-
(b) All other uses at the discretion of the Development Authority palities of Alberta]
processes for your
2.2 In Part 8, Section 8.4 Residential Single Unit Detached District (R-1) Land Use Rules, political concerns that
Subsection 8.4.5 Minimum Requirements, change “ Width of Site” as follows: they have now dem- Width of Site: onstrated they can
(a) Dwellings: 15m (49.2ft) and want to use.
(b) All other uses at the discretion of the Development Authority You might think
I’m being sarcastic,
2.3 In Part 8, Section 8.5 Residential-General District (RG) Land Use Rules, Subsection 8.5.5 but am I? This politi-
Minimum Requirements, replace “ Area of Site: (d) Single Family Dwellings: cal resolution voted
604m2 (6501.40sq. ft.)” as follows: for sent a clear mes-
(d) Single Family Dwellings: 464m2 (4,994 ft2) sage in accepting an
expansion of coun-
PRESENTATION: A Public Hearing will be held in the Council Chambers, located at 120 Elsinore cillors’ mandate roles
Ave, Standard, AB, on Jan 8th, 2020 commencing at 6pm. Council will hear from any person politically. We look
claiming to be affected by the proposed bylaw. The time limit of oral presentations is subject to forward to seeing
the direction of the Chairperson.
council update their
mandate statement.
Persons wishing to submit a letter, petition or other communication concerning these matters in
Also, in adding trans-
advance of the Public Hearing, may do so provided they are legibly written. Submissions will be
received up to Monday, Jan 6th 2020, at 4:00 p.m. Submissions should be addressed to: PO Box
parency to this new
249 Standard, AB T0J 3G0. Please be advised that the personal information in submissions made, way of thinking would
is collected under the authority of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy be to show the party
Act, Section 33(c) and subsequent versions of the Act. All submissions provided to the Village you represent below
Council will be publicly available, in accordance with Section 40(1) of the Freedom of Information your division name.
and Protection of Privacy Act. If you think what has

already occurred with
DOCUMENTATION: A copy of the proposed bylaw may be inspected by the public during regular the vote in being a
office hours, from Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm, 120 Elsinore Ave, Standard, AB. new accepted way of

representation is of
This notice is given pursuant to Sections 606 and 692 of the Municipal Government Act. concern to you then
you have a choice
First Publication: Dec 27th 2019 to use your voice or
Second Publication: Jan 3rd 2020 hope for the best. Re-
CALL 403-934-5589 Yvette April
Chief Administrative Officer
member, they work
for you.
Dennis Bigras
Wheatland County
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Still Standing filmed in Siksika Nation in November 2018. Season 5 episode 13 featuring the community aired in December and is available to view online.
Jonny Harris (left photo, r) learned about Indian Relay with local relay racers. 2019 Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess Askokomii Smith (right photo, YOUR WEEKLY
l-r) talked with Jonny Harris.
Photos Courtesy of CBC

Still Standing episode featured Siksika Nation

ADELLE ELLIS Harris talked with local filmmaker cus on the positive things and try to Gord Morck
Times Reporter Trevor Soloway who made his first have some fun.
documentary, Siksika Strong, about “Siksika also had many endearing Capsule Comments
Just over a year after filming wrapped the flood, and he visited the Blackfoot and inspiring stories,” Harris added.
in Siksika Nation for CBC’S award- With all the health problems arising from the use
Crossing Historical Park which he de- “It was great to see what is happen- of e-cigarettes, more people are experiencing lung
winning original series, Still Standing, scribed as “architecturally one of the ing now with the Old Sun Community problems. Those getting flu-like symptoms are
Season 5 Episode 13 aired on Dec. 10 most beautiful in the country.” College which used to be a residential appearing in emergency rooms and often the first
featuring stories, comedy and footage Harris delivered a rousing original school and is now essentially support- question that is asked is whether or not the person
taped in in the community. stand-up comedy routine, a toast for ing and teaching the culture it once “vapes”. To put it bluntly, vaping is the sucking
The show features Canadian come- the whole community, at the Siksika discouraged and supressed.” As with of chemicals into the delicate tissues of the lung.
dian Jonny Harris who visits small Lungs are important. Don’t vape.
Nation High School Theatre on Nov. most communities he visits, Harris is
towns across the country searching for “Measles Elimination Status” is given to coun-
26, 2018. more impressed with the sense of re- tries with a high vaccination rate against measles
survival stories filled with community “The live taping was fantastic; the siliency. and where there hasn’t been any epidemics of the
resilience. He spends some time talk- crowd was amazing,” said Harris who For the stories that Still Standing disease for many years. Some European coun-
ing with and getting to know the lo- has visited several Indigenous com- wishes to tell, stories about survival, tries (Albania, Greece, the Czech Republic and the
cals and their stories, learning about munities across the country for the about finishing the race even when U.K.) have lost this status. More measles cases are
the communities before performing arising due to “vaccine hesitancy”….many people
series. you get knocked down, Harris noted are not immunizing their children. So far, Canada
a free comedy show celebrating the He acknowledged that many Indige- Siksika Nation perfectly fit the bill and the U.S. has maintained their status.
towns he visits. nous communities have faced heavier and that the stories he heard and the Ever since Canadian researchers discovered insu-
Harris visited Siksika Nation in No- historical hardships than a simple sto- things he learned is why he does it lin in the 1920s, there have been efforts to develop
vember 2018 after becoming fascinat- ry of a key industry being shut down, and that it “says it all right there.” and oral form of insulin. But the insulin molecule
ed to learn more about the community, and they don’t make it their mission to To watch the episode online visit is large and can’t be absorbed through the lining of
after one of the story producers for the make an episode of Still Standing into the intestinal tract. Other advances including insu-
series shot an unrelated documentary lin pen and pumps have helped but with almost 200
a truth and reconciliation seminar. But ing/season-5/episode-13/38e815a- million diabetics using insulin worldwide, a form
about the Old Sun Indian Relay Team he said they acknowledge “that these 011991ba61e of oral form would be fabulous. Research carries
competing in the Calgary Stampede. towns have had a long, difficult and on.
“Obviously Siksika fit the bill in oftentimes unfair history … once we Residential Canadians know their medical system is more
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Christmas celebrations
at Trinity
Trinity Christian Academy held their annual Christ-
mas concert and play on Dec. 18 with both a mati-
nee and evening performance. To open the show the
kindergarten class sang Jingle Bells and recited the
play A Christmas Story, followed by the feature pro-
duction of Away in a Mango.
Adelle Ellis Photo

Hearing Loss Shouldn’t Be Experienced Alone

Students at École Brent-
wood Elementary per-
formed the North Pole
Musical to a packed gym-
nasium on Dec. 19.
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Stay healthy this holiday season

ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES reduce the risk of influenza, there are a
Media Release number of steps Albertans can take to
help prevent the spread of germs and
To help ensure the holiday season is a illness. These include covering your
happy and healthy one, Alberta Health nose and mouth with a tissue when
Services (AHS) is reminding all Alber- sneezing or coughing, or coughing or
tans to protect their health and get im- sneezing into your arm, not into your
munized against influenza. hands; washing hands thoroughly and
As of Dec. 5, more than 660 cases of often with soap and warm water after
influenza have been confirmed in Al- coughing, sneezing, using tissues or the
berta, and more than one million doses washroom, and before eating or prepar-
of influenza vaccine have been adminis- ing foods; keeping hands and fingers
tered to Albertans. While this is a good away from your eyes, nose and mouth;
start, hundreds of thousands of Alber- refraining from preparing food for
tans remain without protection against anyone while you’re sick; and, staying
We’re Right Beside You. Every Step Of The Way. influenza.
Influenza vaccine continues to be of-
home from work, school, social obliga-
tions and visiting anyone in care facili-
fered to all Albertans (six months of age ties when sick.
and older), free of charge. Alberta Health Services is the pro-
Beltone Hearing Centre For more information, including lo-
202 2nd Avenue Strathmore vincial health authority responsible for
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Hospice receives donation

from Wawanesa, Hillcrest
The Wheatland & Area Hospice Society accepted a couple of
large donations from Wawanesa Insurance and Hillcrest In-
surance on Dec. 20. Wawanesa donated $16,500 to the soci-
ety from their Capital for Communities Program and Hillcrest
topped up their donation by $3,500 to round it up to an even
$20,000. To date, the hospice society has collected $1.1 mil-
lion out of their $3 million end goal to build a hospice in the
area along with currently providing end-of-life programs and
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Council for the Village of Standard has scheduled a Public Hearing to take
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place at 7 pm on Tuesday January 7, 2020 at the Seniors Center at 814 The Broadway, Standard Alberta
regarding the following proposal;

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A weekend
to remember
The Town of Strathmore was the host
for Rogers Hometown Hockey Dec.
21-22. There were plenty of things
planned for the two-day hockey
event, capped off with a live outdoor
broadcast of the Calgary Flames
versus the Dallas Stars game on the
Sunday evening.
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Wishing Everyone a Happy New Year

and all the Best in 2020!
Come Cheer on Your Strathmore Wheatland Kings!
NEW Progressive 50/50 -
January 3, 2020 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 9

Obituary Obituary
May 15, 1924 – October 18, 2018
Doris Mae
Robert Hagen-our father, grandfather and great grandfather-passed Sun-
Peacefully at the
day, December 22 at Meadowlark Care Home in Strathmore, Alberta. He
Glen Stor Dun
was born September 17,1925 at Rockyford, Alberta to Chris and Ragna
Lodge, Corn-
Hagen, Norwegian immigrants. Due to his mother’s health condition, he
wall on Wednesday, December
was kindly raised by family friends, JJ(Julius) and Katherine Schober at
25, 2019. Doris Mae Beard (née
their farm west of Strathmore. Dad attended school in Rockyford,
Fletcher); age 99 years. Loving
Hervey, and Strathmore. In early 1945 he went to WWII military training
mother of David Beard and Brenda
in Borden Ontario. Later in 1945 WWII was declared over and he returned
Beard-Sangster (Stephen). Cher-
home to Strathmore to farm in partnership with JJ. He played goal for the
ished grandmother of Dwayne and
Strathmore Red Wings hockey team in the early 50’s, was a Legion mem-
Duncan Beard and Meghan, Thom-
ber and militia member of King’s Own Calgary Regiment as well as being
as and Jordan Sangster. She will
involved with UFA and the Strathmore Seed Cleaning Plant.
be sadly missed by her nephews
Lenard Pederson (Judy), Edward
Pederson (Tony), Joseph Pederson
and Tony De Melo. Predeceased by
Storm split her parents Duncan and Ada Mae
Fletcher, by her siblings William,
The Strathmore Storm M15 midget team fell 5-3 to Medicine Hat on Dec. 20 at the Strathmore Ada Marie and Donald Fletcher
Family Centre. However, the Storm regrouped and defeated the second place Indus Hurricanes and by her nephew Richard Peder-
3-2 on Dec. 22 in Indus. The team will return to action Jan. 4 in Okotoks before hosting Chester- Dad watching his great son. Doris grew up and resided in
grandson’s hockey game at rink
mere on Jan. 10 (7:15 p.m.). Standard, Alberta and was a World
Doug Taylor Photo
War II Veteran in the Canadian
Women’s Army Corps.
Friends and relatives may call at
the Munro & Morris Funeral Homes
Ltd., 46 Oak St. Lancaster (613-
347-3629) on Thursday, January
2, 2019 from 10 am – 11 am, fol-
lowed by a Memorial Service in the
Dad & Doug checking crops at harvest Chapel of the Funeral Home at 11
Dad is survived by his children-Norma-
Dad honoured as a veteran As expressions of sympathy Me-
Jean Risdon (Doug) and James Hagen;
Legion member at the morial Donations to the First Na-
grandchildren, Brooke Parker (Jesse) Strathmore Stampede-2019 tions Child and Family Caring
and Reese Risdon; great grandchildren,
Society or to the Ontario Society
Nolan, Meleah and Rhett Parker, Annika, Keeran and Owen Risdon. He
for the Prevention of Cruelty to
was predeceased by JJ and Katherine Schober, his parents, his sister
Animals would be appreciated by
Ruth Marshman, his first wife and our mother Marjorie (1979) and second
the family.
wife Mary (2015). Our heartfelt thanks to Meadowlark Care Home Debbie
As a Memorial to Doris a tree will
Wakelam and her caring staff, Dr. Young and Dr. Fanning, ADP staff and
be planted in a Memory Woods. A
Palliative nurse Nicole for their dedicated compassionate care.
tree grows-memories live. Con-
Cremation has occurred and Dad’s ashes will be spread by his family on
dolences may be made online at
his farmland in the spring.

Time to start a new streak

The Wheatland Chiefs were defeated 5-1 on home ice in their last game of 2019 against the
CNHA Canucks on Dec. 20 at the Strathmore Family Centre. Despite the loss, the local double-A
midget team holds an impressive 12-3-3 mark on the season. The Chiefs will play a pair of road
games Jan. 3 & 5 before hosting Medicine Hat on Jan. 17 (8:30 p.m.) in Hussar.
Doug Taylor Photo
FREDERICK, Gladys Hazel
CLASSIFIEDS Sunrise: December 15, 1922 Sunset: December 23, 2019

Hazel passed away in the Strathmore Hospital December 23rd, 2019 after a short
illness at the age of 97 years.
Obituary Obituary Hazel was born December 15, 1922 in Cavendish, Alberta, the 6th of 11 children, of Robert and Annie Coates. The
Coates family moved to the Last Lake area in the Peace River country in 1931. Hazel attended school at Blue Hawk
BAZANT, GAUTHIER, School in the area. She worked as a nurse’s aid at the Berwyn Hospital and as a Post Mistress in the Brownvale Post
Anita (Lafontaine) Leo In 1947 Hazel returned with her Aunt, Emma Kermack, to Strathmore to visit other relatives. This is where she met
Anita passed away peacefully at the Leo Jules Gauthier was born to her husband, Archie Frederick, and ended up marrying him on December 15th, 1948. Due to their marriage, the
Strathmore Hospital Friday, December Albert and Julia Gauthier in Cluny, Strathmore Standard published a headline saying “Pioneer Families Unite” since both Hazel and Archie’s parents
27th, 2019 at the age of 88 years. Alberta on January 2, 1925. He were true pioneers who had been in the area long before Alberta became a province. Archie and Hazel raised four
She was born March 24th, 1931 to George and Lillian passed away peacefully with family at his side, on children on their farm near Nightingale.
(Duffy) Lafontaine, the eldest of five children. After December 29, 2019 at Strathmore Hospital at the Hazel was a nurturing mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was the Matriarch of the family and her
college Anita worked as a librarian at NRC (National age of 94 years. family was her life. She ruled with a strict hand but also was a great inspiration and teacher. She was quick-witted
Research Center) at the Library of Parliament on Par- Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of and funny. She could do math in her mind like a human calculator and loved to read. When there was a rare occasion
liament Hill in Ottawa until she met the love of her over 68 years, Elizabeth Josephine (Betty-Jo) to celebrate, she was the life of the party and enjoyed “dancing a jig”, as she put it (a term from her Dad’s Maritimes
life Ted Bazant and the love story began. They were Gauthier (Elias); six children: Anthony (Sharon), roots). All of the kids (boy or girl), as they got old enough, were taught how to cook, shoot a gun, weed a garden,
married, after a romantic long distance courtship on Don (Brenda), Bill (Maggie), Pat (Barb), Rita (Vern), birth a calf, play crib (as she said that taught great math skills) and the list goes on. One could say both Hazel and
July 31, 1954. They had three daughters, Maureen, Martin (Glenda); 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grand- Archie were “gender neutral” when it came to chores – if it needed done, it didn’t matter if you were a boy or a
Kathleen and Irene. Ted and Anita raised their chil- children; sister Angel (Ken) as well as numerous girl – just get out there and do it! Hazel would often say “The best man for the job is a woman”, and she certainly
dren on the family farm northwest of Strathmore, they nieces and nephews. proved it herself many times.
remained there until shortly before Ted’s passing. Leo was pre-deceased by his parents, five sisters, Hazel enjoyed gardening and was very proud of her large weed-free gardens. She was generous with the bounty of
Anita loved the finer things in life such as her china Annette, Rosie, Laurette, Lea and Albertine and two her work and often visitors went home with fresh produce, eggs or cream in hand. She was a partner to her husband
and crystal collection, jewelery, and enjoyed sewing, brothers, Lawrence and Aime. in all ways – she assisted with the farming and could expertly operate any piece of machinery on the farm. Archie
gardening and reading. Her greatest joys in life were Leo bought grain for United Grain growers in Bar- teasingly call her “Fritz, the hired man”. Hazel also had a connection with animals and her herd of cows all knew
her children and grandchildren. She will be remem- ons, Cluny and Hussar. His love of the farm life their names, dutifully coming when she would call out “come, boss”. She “pulled” calves and doctored the animals.
bered as the best gentle, gracious, loving wife, Moth- lasted his whole life and he always enjoyed seeing There were chickens, pigs and the odd orphaned lamb that would be taken care of. After Archie passed in 1976, she
er and Nanny anyone could ask for. how the crops were doing. He was an avid hockey continued on for many years, farming and birthing out the cows with some help from family, friends and neighbors.
Anita is predeceased by her husband Ted Bazant, fan even before T.V., starting out as a Leafs fan Finally, around the age of 85, she was talked into retiring. She continued to live on the farm, drive herself, and still
daughter Irene Healy, sister Adele Kline, and sister and switching to the Flames upon their arrival in had a garden up to 5 years ago when a broken hip forced her to go live with her daughter. For a small woman (barely
Lillian Berlinguette. She is survived by her daughter Calgary. He was very involved with minor hockey, 5 feet tall) she had a work ethic and stamina that few could match.
Maureen Bazant­-LeRiviere and her children, Matthew coaching teams in Hussar including the Hussar During all the farming years, she usually also held a job in Strathmore cooking or waitressing at one of the restau-
Gosling (Marissa) Theo, Bryn, Wyatt, and Jocelynne Hustlers with five of his sons and one nephew play- rants. She had retired from cooking when she was 65, but a desperate need from the Toddle Inn Daycare for an
Palin (Brett) and Ethan Gosling (Melissa) Peyton, ing on the team. In later years he enjoyed watching in-house cook had her returning to the work force for another 5 years or so. She developed “gluten free” recipes
Noah. Daughter Kathleen Guichon (Gary) and their his grandchildren and great grandchildren play. He for a couple of the children before “gluten free” was a common thing. She was a great and inventive cook and
children Karly, Chancey and Chanel and son-in-law always had a big grin for the grand kids and great could make the most amazing cream puffs (with real cream she had separated from her own milking cows), bread,
Tim Healy, Tim and Irene’s daughters Danielle Wal- grand kids. cinnamon buns, butter tarts, saskatoon pies, canned fruit and vegetables, homemade jams, jellies, relishes, pickles
lace (Stan) and their child Sloan and Ashton Ashley A prayer vigil will be held on Thursday, January 2, and many other dishes. Hazel could make a meal out of almost anything. This may have been from being raised in
(Ben). Also survived by Anita’s brother Robert Lafon- 2020 at Wheatland Funeral Chapel (202 Lakeside the north country and making it through both the depression and the war years. She was inventive to say the least!
taine {Lynda) and sister Irene Moodie (Wayne) and Blvd. Strathmore) at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will Hazel is survived by her children; Jude (Don) Morgan; Nolan Frederick; Janet Frederick (Dave); her daughter-in-law
numerous extended family members. be celebrated on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Hope Beverly Nylen; her grandchildren Mike Morgan; Bill (Lisa) Nylen; Jennifer Frederick; Dillon (Sandi) Frederick; David
A memorial service will be held at Mcinnes & Hal- Community Covenant Church (245 Brent Blvd. (Laura) Frederick and Kevin (Jeremy) Nylen; 5 great grandchildren as well as two sisters, Betty Novodvorski and
loway (Eastside, 5388 Memorial Drive N.E. Calgary, Strathmore) at 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Carol Persson.
AB) on Friday, January 10th, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Con- Sacred Heart Cemetery, Strathmore. She was predeceased by her husband Archie; her son Bill; daughter-in-law Terryl; her parents Robert and Annie
dolences, memories and photos may be shared and In Leo’s memory, memorial donations may be made Coates and 7 brothers and sisters, along with other family members.
viewed on Anita’s obituary at www.McinnesandHol- directly to Strathmore and District Health Founda- As per Hazel’s wishes, (as she said she has outlived most of her friends and older family members) there will be no A tree will be planted in living memory tion (200 Brent Blvd. Strathmore, AB T1P 1J9) funeral services. If so desired, donations in memory of Hazel may be made directly to Wheatland & Area Hospice
of Anita. In lieu of flowers, donations made be made Society Box 2154 Strathmore, AB T1P 1K2 or online at www.wheatlandhos-
directly to the Calgary Children’s Hospital.
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Western IrrIgatIon DIstrIct
Box 2372, 105 - 900 Pine road, strathmore, aB t1P 1K3 ‘Remembering Our Roots’
Marlon Gerald FORM
FORM 5 5 by
Irrigation Districts Act
Irrigation Districts Act (Section 85/86)
(Section 85/86) John
1973 - 2019
It’s with great sadness we announce NOTICE OF APPLICATION
the sudden passing of Marlon Ger- TOTAKE CHANGE THE AREA OF Get
NOTE that applications have been received by
ald Habing on December 5, 2019 at the age of 46 Yours
years. Marlon was born in Winnipeg, MB on February
the Western Irrigation District to change the area of the District.
Applications to remove parcels consist of: Today
20,1973. TAKE NOTE that applications have While
Marlon will forever be remembered by his loving wife It Lasts!
been received by the
and best friend of 29 years, Becky, their precious
children, Chad (Emily), J.C. (Bekah), Dalton (Sarah)
Offer Code: Enter this 5-digit code
AB-001 Western Irrigation District $50
when requesting your free offer
and Lane. He will be dearly missed by his mom, Ruby to change the area of the District. each
Habing, sisters Barb(Gerald) Hildebrand, Gaylene
Only 12
(Dan) Johnson, Becky’s parents Max and Lorna Lane, HELP WANTED Volume 3 left
Becky’s brothers Daymond (Amanda) Lane and Jesse Applications to REMOVE parcels that consist of: Volume 3
(Valentine) Lane. Marlon loved his nieces and neph-
ews, Paxton (Colin), Brock, Troy, Taren, Eric, Drew, Strathmore Station Name of Number of Legal Land Available at Rocky’s Bakery
Landowner Irrigation Acres Description
Any person wishing to complain is required to submit a written complaint to the
Elythea, Aiden, Micky and Terry. Marlon now joins his Restaurant & Pub Western Irrigation District at Box 2372 105-900 Pine Road, Strathmore, Alberta, Contact John Godsman 403-827-7991
T1P 1K3 within 30 days after the date of the publication of this notice.
father Chy, brother Bradley and will watch over us 380 Ridge Road
forever. Strathmore AB Jim Webber, P. Eng.
Marlon was a beloved member of our communities. Is Hiring: 2000000 50
General Manager
Western Irrigation District
He could often be found lending a helping hand to
friends, neighbours and even strangers. In the oilfield
1 Permanent, Full Time Alberta Ltd. QUALITY FARM LAND
he was well known for his hard work and easy going
nature. The crew meals he prepared became famous
Banquet & Catering FOR SALE BY TENDER
with those he worked with.
Marlon loved doing things with Becky and the kids
Service Manager Any person wishing to complain is required to submit
a written complaint to the Western Irrigation District at
The following property is offered for sale by tender
subject to the restrictions in the existing certificate
$21.63 Hourly, for 35-44 Hours per week Box 2372 105-900 Pine Road, Strathmore, Alberta, T1P of title:
- especially if it involved outdoors, water and catch- PLAN 6349 AV
Experience: 3 to 5 years 1K3 within 30 days after the date of the publication of
ing critters (Oh the critters!). His “hobby” farm was a (PARCEL ‘B’)
this notice. David McAllister, P. Eng, MSc, MBA
reflection of his love of animals where he spent much Duties/Abilities: Must plan, organize, direct, control, BLOCK 2
of his free time. Marlon always had something up his General Manager CONTAINING 61.9 HECTARES (153 ACRES)
and evaluate daily operations, while ensuring
sleeve and continually kept Becky on her toes. Western Irrigation District MORE OR LESS
that all health, safety, and liquor legislation and
We are devastated by his loss. A Celebration of his regulations are followed. Respond to customer BLOCK 4
Life was held on Thursday December 12, 2019 at complaints and negotiate with clients for catering or CONTAINING 55.8 HECTARES (138 ACRES)
Hope Community Covenant Church at 11:00 a.m. use of facilities. Determine type of service offered, HELP WANTED MORE OR LESS
In lieu of flowers, donations in Marlon’s memory may implement procedure, order and make arrangements
for food and other supplies, participate in marketing
The property is located 2.5 miles south of Rockyford
and 2.5 miles east on Township Road 261 and Range
be made directly to S.T.A.R.S. Air Ambulance (Box
570, 1441 Aviation Park NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 8M7 or plans. Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, CLASSIFIED MUNITY NEWSPAPER busi-
ness? Alberta’s weekly
Road 230 - Southwest corner. Annual surface lease
revenue currently $7,445.00. 291 acres (more or less)
online at evaluation, and supervision of 5-10 staff.
Must possess great oral communication, excellent ADS IN THE newspapers are looking for
people like you. Post your
total, approximately 280 acres cultivated.
problem solving skills, and organized job task
planning abilities. Must be customer service TIMES! resume online. FREE. Visit Possession Date March 27, 2020. Tender Agreements may be acquired from and
oriented and be able to work under pressure in a
fast-paced environment while paying attention to HELP WANTED returned to:
Lynn Woods Law Office
detail. Standing and/or walking for extended periods.
Speak, Read, Write English Box 2335, #101 318 3rd Ave.
FOR SALE FEED AND SEED Manderley Turf Products Inc. Strathmore, AB T1P 1K3
BLANKET THE PROVINCE HEATED CANOLA buying How to Apply: In Person between 255041 Twp Rd 234 Phone (403) 934-6333 Fax (403) 934-6355
12:00 and 17:00, or By E-mail to Wheatland County, AB Email:
with a classified ad. Only Green, Heated or Spring-
$269 (based on 25 words or thrashed Canola. Buying: Looking for: Sealed Tender Agreements must be accompanied by

less). Reach over 100 weekly oats, barley, wheat & peas a 10% deposit in the form of a bank draft payable to
newspapers. Call NOW for for feed. Buying damaged Lynn Woods Law Office in Trust, and must be received
details. 1-800-282-6903 or offgrade grain. “On Farm no later than 4:00 pm on February 21, 2020. Tenders
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Grain, 1-877-250-5252.
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Restaurant & Pub
Seasonal, Full-Time Work
subject to financing approval will not be considered.
The highest or any tender will not necessarily be
380 Ridge Road accepted. The deposits of unsuccessful tenderers
ING. 37+ colours available 5 Vacancies will be returned to them.
at over 55 Distributors. 40 MISC Strathmore AB
Is Hiring: Job Length is 4-6 Months
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Town Holiday
Closed December 24 STRATHMORE
at noon, reopening
January 2 BUDGET 2020
Administration Offices
and Family and
Community Support
Services (FCSS)
Next Regular
The Strathmore Child, A Balanced Approach
Council Meeting: Youth and Family
Strathmore's Mayor and Council have focused on balancing
Jan. 8th, 2019 Hub (The Hub) is cost-cutting efficiencies with creating strong economic
closed to the public policies since they were elected.
Next Committee of the as of December 23,
Whole Meeting: reopening January In Budget 2020 your Mayor and Council are continuing to
January 15th, 2020 6. For recreation lead Strathmore in developing the highest quality of life -
facility schedules one that delivers services and amenities while keeping our
please visit our website Town's taxes the most affordable in the region.
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The Government of Alberta's cuts are resulting in
SECTION 251 – THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT ACT higher taxes and more demand on municipal services.
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Town of Strathmore, in the Province The Provincial budget reduced grants and funding to
of Alberta, has given first reading to borrowing By-law No. 19-20 which the Town of Strathmore. It offloaded service costs
will, upon final passage and approval, authorize the proper officers of the and reduced funding to important social programs
said Town to borrow monies from Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce or
another authorized financial institution on the general credit and security of the
municipality, to pay for the cost of the following municipal purpose, upgrades
within the water distribution system. Improvements to the waste water collection
system and upgrades to the lift stations at various locations within the Town
of Strathmore, equipment replacements and upgrades within the waste water
Value for Your Taxes
treatment plant, and storm water pond outfall upgrades. Over 30% of property tax revenue is sent
The total cost of the aforesaid project amounts to $1,602,629.00 The borrowing directly to the Government of Alberta.
is to be repayable in semi-annual or annual installments of principal with interest About 69 cents from every property tax dollar
payable monthly or semiannual, at an interest rate as fixed from time to time
by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce or other financial institution. The
is used to fund important community services.
annual rate of interest not to exceed five per centum (5%).
Here are some of our service areas (percent of total operating expenses)
NOW THEREFORE NOTICE is hereby given by the Council of the Town of Roads and Protective Recreation Planning Mayor &
Strathmore that, unless a petition of the electors for a vote on By-law No. 19- Utilities Services Council
20 is demanded, as provided for by the terms of Section 231 of the Municipal
Government Act, the said Council may pass the said borrowing by-law.
25% 14% 11% 3% 1%
All persons interested are hereby notified and they are required to govern
themselves accordingly.
DATED at the Town of Strathmore, in the Province of Alberta this 20th day of

December 2019.
Per: Mel Tiede
Revenues and Expenditures: $37.7 M
Director of Corporate Services
Tax Rates
Government Transfers for Operating

Pursuant to Section 1(i) of the Municipal Government Act an “elector” means: +4.9% +6.9%
Residential Non-Residential
A person who is eligible to vote in the election for a Councillor under the Local
Authorities Election Act. Property Taxes

Pursuant to section 47(1) of the Local Authorities Election Act a person is eligible User Fees / Sales of Goods
50% Budget 2020 maintains our
to vote in an election if he: 42% community's tax
a. is at least 18 years old; affordability while delivering
b. is a Canadian citizen and; the services and amenities
c. has resided in Alberta for the 6 consecutive months immediately Expenses that contribute to our
preceding election day and is resident in the area on election day. Other
quality of life.
Amortization of TCA 2.6%
A poll may be demanded in the Town of Strathmore by electors equal in number 11.5%

to at least: Salaries, Wages, Benefits Our legacy of tax


responsibility continues.
a. in the case of a municipality other than a summer village, by electors of Requisitions
Strathmore has the lowest
the municipality equal in number to at least 10% of the population and 13.9%
average property taxes in
b. in the case of a summer village, by 10% of the electors of the summer our region - almost $1,500
Long Term Debt Interest
village 4.9%
lower than some neighboring
in accordance with the provisions of section 223 of the Municipal Government Materials, Goods, Supplies, Utilities
9.5% Contracted Services
Act and in accordance with the provisions of section 251 of the Municipal 25.6%

Government Act.
The petition for a vote must be received by the Chief Administrative Officer within
15 days of the last publication of this notice and shall contain on each page “an
accurate and identical statement of the purpose of the petition”.
(Further requirements of the petition are provided in section 224 of the Municipal
DATE of the last publication of this notice is the 3rd, day of January 2020.
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