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                                                                  ‘Made-to-Measure’
                                               B U S I N E S S    Tailor Specialists
                                                                  since 1968
                                                                  S
                                                                     toney Creek Tailors, family-owned
                                                                     and operated in Downtown
                                                                     Stoney Creek since 1968, offers
                                                               affordable suits that are custom
                                                               designed and hand tailored with the
                                                               best selection of styles and fabrics.
                                                              Founded by Arakel (Alex) Demirci,
                                                                                                         an
                                                              Armenian tailor who emigrated from
                                                              Germany in 1968, in the same location
                                                              the store occupies today. These days
                                                             Alex still helps with the store and
                                                             keeps an eye on his son Herman who
                                                             learned the trade at his father’s side
                                                             and now runs the business.
                                                                “We are not just a tailor shop,” states
                                                            Demirci. “We are a unique tailoring
                                                            experience, and take the time to meet
                                                            and learn about our customers and
                                                            their needs. There is no reason why
                                                            anyone should have to buy a suit off-
                                                           the-rack from one of the large chain
                                                           or department stores. We can custom-
                                                           tailor a suit or pants for a perfect fi
                                                                                                     t
                                                           at very competitive prices. Every man
                                                           should have at least one suit in which
                                                           you can tell was made specifically
                                                                                                    for
                                                          him.” Along with custom suits, they
                                                          also offer ‘Bespoke’ suits.
                                                              ‘Bespoke’ is an English term
                                                          from the 17th century that denotes
                                                          a customer choosing a pattern and
                                                          a length of material, from a supply
                                                         held by a respected tailor, in order
                                                         to construct a made-to-measure suit.
                                                         Numerous fittings may be taken so
                                                         that the suit will fit the customer                     Alex Demirci started Stoney Creek
                                                                                                                                                    Tailors in 1968 and
                                                         perfectly and that the tailor can make                 now helps son Herman to run the business.
                                                        alterations to craft a truly unique suit.
                                                        “We take twenty measurements and                        Stoney Creek Tailors, more common
                                                        up to four fittings for our bespoke                      fabrics and custom-made suits are
                                                                                                                                                        also




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     A wonderful community tradition,
                                                        suits,” explains Herman Demirci.                       available at the store for only $399.
                                                        “Other tailors may adjust a pre-                          Stoney Creek Tailors is a full service
                                                        designed suit to fit better but we are                  tailor shop that also does alterations
                                                        perhaps the only truly bespoke tailor                  for men and women. If your favourite
                                                       in Canada. I select the fabrics myself                 suit is getting a little tight, they can
                                                       from some of the finest establishments it out and                                                  let
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                                                       exclusive Canadian rights to Dormeuil, do pant                                                   also
                                                                                                                        hemming, cuffs, and invisible
                                                      one of the best mills in the world.”                    mending repairs. Women can bring
                                                          Though Dormeuil and other                                                                       in
                                                                                                              dresses for minor alterations as well.                                                                 Custom-made shirts
                                                      renowned fabrics may go into some                          A popular trend is to have a custom                                                                 add an extra touch
                                                                                                    of
                                                      the higher-end suits hand-crafted by                   made full length winter coat in                                                                         of class and provide
                                                      Demirci and the two other tailors at                   luxurious wool or cashmere fabrics.                                                                     a perfect fit.
                                                                                                            Also, made-to-measure tuxedos are
                                                                                                                                                         in
                                                                                                            demand because you can have one
                                                                                                            made for you for the same price as
                                                                                                            renting one a few times... only this
                                                                                                            one will fit you perfectly and you
                                                                                                           own it forever.
                                                                                                                Herman is also excited about his
                                                                                                           new line of custom-made shirts sold
                                                                                                           under the brand name of Herman
                                                                                                           Demirci. “For $99 we will measure
                                                                                                           you and have a high quality shirt
                                                                                                           made from a super cotton material
                                                                                                          ready for you in just ten days,”
                                                                                                          exclaims Demirci. “It will be the
                                                                                                          best shirt money can buy.” Choose
                                                                                                          from over 200 patterns and fabrics
                                                                                                                                                     in
                                                                                                          cotton or cotton blends with custom
                                                                                                         cuffs, collars, pockets and fit. Neck
                                                                                                         sizes from 14 to 25 (or larger) are
                                                                                                         available. “There is no extra charge
                                                                                                         for big and tall sizes” say Herman,
                                                                                                         “whereas other stores charge more
                                                                                                                                                     for
                                                                                                        the larger sizes”.
                                                                                                            Located at 59 King Street East, in the Alex adjusts a suit for
                                                                                                                                                                           “Mr. Kosta” a faithful repeat customer.
                                                                                                        Old Village of Stoney Creek, Stoney
                                                                                                        Creek Tailor is dedicated to quality,
                                                                                                        style and comfort having served
                                                                                                       generations of gentlemen seeking
                                                                                                                                                  a
                                                                                                       truly distinctive line of clothing.
                                                                                                           They are closed Mondays, and open
                                                                                                       8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Tuesday to
                                                                                                       Friday, and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on
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                                                                                                                                                  on
                                                                                                      a ready-to-wear suit, or consider the
                              Besoke suits offer the best fit and tailoring
                                                                               available due to the  custom shirts and accessories that
                              numerous fittings and alterations as                                                                                are
                                                                       it is being made.             also available.


                                             Stoney Creek Tailors, offers affordable
                                      suits that are custom designed and hand tailored
                                                 in the best styles and fabrics.
                                                                                                                                                Master-tailor Vince has been tailoring
                                                                                                                                                                                         for over 50 years.




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    DOES JOINT PAIN STOP
                                         BALANCEBODY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                YOU FROM BEING ACTIVE?
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                                          NEWYOU
                                           THIS SPRING DISCOVER A                                                                                                                                                                                                                 protect their joints and maintain good
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  joint health?
                                                                                                                                                                                   NO MATTER HOW BUSY YOU ARE...                                                                      • Maintain a healthy weight
                                                                                                                                                                                    Here are some helpful ways to work               around! Making the time to walk to               • Keep your muscles strong with
                                                                                                                                                                                    fitness into your daily routine:                 your co-workers desk rather than                  strengthening exercises and joints
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Savidis reccommends making time                emailing them is a way to keep moving.             flexible with stretches regularly
                                                                                                                                                                                     for shorter workouts! 15 minutes twice         • Get outside! Take in some sun shine             • Keep active with regular low impact
  SPRING 2009                                                                                                                                                                        a day can make all the difference!              for a break and get fresh air! You’ll feel        exercise (walking, biking,
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Take the stairs at work! It might not          energized when you you’re back                    swimming/aqua fit etc.)
                                                                                                                                                                                     seem like much, but it gets your blood          at your desk.                                    • Injury prevention. Ensure proper

                                                                                        GET HEALTHY!
                                          As the warmer weather approaches, so                                                                                                       flowing. Taking the stairs is a simple         • Savidis reccommends doing 15                      body mechanics with daily activities
                                                                                                                                                                                     way to be active throughout your day.           minutes of jumping jacks or sit-ups two           and sports to avoid overstretching.
                                          does the desire to get outside, get fit
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Get up from your desk and walk                 times a day–gets your circulation going!         • Vitamin D and Calcium to
                                          and stay healthy! It’s the perfect time to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        maintain good bone health.
                                          discover a new, healthier, happeir you.                                                                                                  WHAT CAN I DO TO MAINTAIN A HEALTHY WEIGHT?                                                        BALANCE: What can joint sufferers do
                                          So, after this long winter hibernation,                                                                                                   • Get some regular physical activity that       • If you are concerned about your             to continue living an active lifestyle?
                                          where do we begin? Maintaining a                                                                                                            fits easily into your routine, such as a        weight, consult your doctor or                  • If you are not able to do the things
                                          healthy lifestyle is simpler than you                                                                                                       walk at lunch time.                             another health care professional for a            you enjoy you should get your joints
                                          think.Whatever your age, spring is the                                                                                                    • Portion sizes affect the number of              more complete assessment of                       assessed. Your health care profes
                                          perfect time to start a new routine, add                                                                                                    calories you consume. You may be                your weight/health risk.                          sional may help you to address your
                                          something new to yours, eat healthier                                                                                                       eating more than you realize. Serve           • Avoid fad diets. Although some may                impairments so you can go back to
                                          or get involved in a new hobby!                                                                                                             smaller portions and offer seconds to           help you lose weight quickly, they                the activities you enjoy or to help
                                                                                                                                                                                      those who want more and avoid eating            usually involve avoiding certain types            you to modify the activity so that
                                                                                                                                                                                      out in places where very large servings         of food and the effects don't last once           you can participate.
                                                                                                                                                                                      or "all you can eat" are offered.               you return to a normal diet.                    BALANCE: Many people may believe
                                                                                                                                                                                      Alcoholic beverages and other sweet           • Choose the healthier lunch options.         that the only way to help with their joint
                                                                                                                                                                                      ened beverages are high in calories.            Opt for the salad instead of the fries.     pain is surgery. Are there any non-surgi-
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Use the nutrition table on prepack              Eating a healthy lunch will keep you        cal treatment options?
                                                                                                                                                                                      aged foods to make informed choices.            alert and help battle that 3 p.m. slump!        • Physiotherapy: Provides non-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        pharmacological pain relief.



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 GETMORE
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ENERGY!
                                          LIVING WELL MEANS ...                           Being active every day is a step towards       But with most of us leading busier         important to you.                                                                                   educated about how to get back to
                                                                                                                                                                                       • Sleep Well - If you want to boost                                                              the activities you enjoy.
                                          Making positive choices that enhance         better health and a healthy body weight.      lifestyles than ever before, how do we find
                                                                                          John Savidis, from Lean & Fit in           the time to fit fitness into our schedule?     your energy and feel alive and vibrant,                                                           • Active Lifestyle: Getting involved
                                          your personal physical, mental and
                                                                                       Burlington explains that being active         The excuse of not having the time is one       then make sure you are getting the                                                                  with regular exercise/stretching
                                          spiritual health. Health Canada
                                                                                       enriches your lifestyle. “You have a bet-     commonly used. Savidis explains that if        sleep your body requires. Getting               • Exercise Well - Eating right is not             • Medication: analgesics and
                                          explains that you make these choices
                                                                                       ter lifestyle, more energy, the opportu-      you don’t make time while you are healthy      enough sleep is important to store           enough to get more energy. You also need               anti-inflammatories
                                          when you:
                                                                                       nity to feel better when you are active,      and take care of yourself, your health can     more energy to be utilized for the next      to burn those fats by exercising regularly.          • Injections: Cortisone or
                                             • Eat nutritiously, choosing a
                                                                                       you look better and are healthier! If you     become your number one priority when           day.                                         Exercise will improve your circulation,                viscosupplementation
                                               variety of foods from all of the
                                                                                       feel better on the inside, you look better    you don’t want it to. “Everyone can find 30       • Eat Well - Eating right will give       stretch your muscles, and make you feel              • Bracing/knee support brace
                                               food groups as suggested by
                                                                                       on the outside!”                              minutes a day to devote to their health.”      you energy and help you feel and look        like a million bucks.                                • Gait aides
                                               Canada's Food Guide.
                                                                                                                                                                                    healthy. Eating foods with more calo-           • Relax with Music and Meditation -               “While many patients with osteoarthri-
                                             • Build a circle of social contacts
                                               to create a supportive environ          HOW CAN I STAY MOTIVATED?                                                                    ries and more fats can weigh you down,       Music will have a great affect in the            tis will ultimately require total joint
                                                                                          • Join a studio! Savidis explains the           like a choice this way.                   and you may begin to feel heavy and          physical and psychological aspect of             replacement surgery, the timing of sur-
                                               ment of people who care for you.
                                                                                            importance of finding a fitness             • Take a break! Instead of giving up        tired. Try eating a healthy diet of car-     your body. Listening to music will stim-         gery can often be delayed, sometimes for
                                             • Stay physically active to keep
                                                                                            studio that makes you feel                    on your diet or fitness routine,          bohydrates, proteins, vegetables, and        ulate your senses as well as your brain to       years, using a multi- treatment approach.
                                               your body strong, reduce stress,
                                                                                            comfortable. You’ll find support              take a much-needed day vacation           fruits. (Consult the Canadian Food           function well.                                   This may include any or all of the treat-
                                               and improve your energy.
                                                                                            and guidance and motivation!                  from it! And then start fresh!            Guide.) And eating a full breakfast is          The ability to give your body more            ments discussed. If you have osteoarthri-
                                             • Choose not to smoke.
                                                                                            This helps you stay on track!               • Pick a target. Pick a few small           very important in starting the day           energy will depend on you. But the more          tis or unexplained joint pains, the best
                                             • Put an end to other negative
                                                                                          • Savidis tells us that everyone has to         targets so when you reach them,           right. And don’t forget to hydrate!          energy you have thebetter you’ll feel!           approach is to discuss your joint pain with
                                               lifestyle practices.
                                                                                            find out what personally motivates            you feel great about your progress!                                                                                                     your physician and develop an individual
                                                                                            them – You upcoming wedding,                • Hire a coach or fitness trainer.                                                                                                        treatment plan as early as possible.”
                                                                                            a vacatin etc...                              They’re experienced and                                                                                                                           Quote- Dr. Wade Elliott, Physician at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Regional Joint Assessment Centre, Hamilton Site.
                                                                                          • Don’t try to be perfect! Try to               knowledgeable, and they’ll help to
                                                                                            make it a lifestyle! It won’t seem            keep you going!
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                                                                          A2             THE HAMILTON SPECTATOR
                                                                                         TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2010




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                                                                                                                                                                                 a church ministry and as a proba-        ty members gathered to discuss a                                         a protein in the brain that at high
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          national report released yesterday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          called Rising Tide: The Impact of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   levels is toxic and present in
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                                                                                                                                                                                 stint chairing the board in 1975.           If nothing is done, the surge in de-                                  protein in clinical trials. Diamond
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                                                                                                                                                                                 possible and Ted can no longer sign      lion nationally, the report predicts.                                    market in five to seven years.



                                                                                                           NOTHING
                                                                                                                                                                                 the pictures he so proudly displays         To Ruth, the projected growth is                                         Local Alzheimer’s societies are
                                                                                                                                                                                 — so he uses a stamp from his time       terrifying, because she worries                                          hoping to raise about $500,000 to
                                                                                                                                                                                 on the school board imprinted with       new patients and caregivers will                                         combat the disease’s rising num-
                                                                                                                                                                                 his signature.                           not get the level of support she has.                                    bers, said Mary Burnett, CEO of the




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                                                                                                                                                                                   “I can do that for every (picture),”      Ted is still at home because of                                       Hamilton-Halton, Brant and



                                                                                                            BUT...
                                                                                                                                                                                 he said. “But I can’t really do it ...   that care, which includes adult day                                      Haldimand-Norfolk societies.
                                                                                                                                                                                 because there is something not           programs, a personal support                                                Burnett said she hopes this re-
                                                                                                                                                                                 working in me.   ”                       worker and a support group.                                              port stimulates donations.
                                                                                                                                                                                   You have to remember the past             “If you don’t get the kind of help




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                                                                                                                                                                                 Badgerow bail revoked; trial set for Feb. 22
                                                                                                                                                                                 A Binbrook man who was released          to all evidence, lawyers’ submis-                                          Her partially disrobed body was
                                                                                                                                                                                 on bail in July pending a new mur-       sions and reasons for the judge’s                                        found face down in a creek in a
                                                                                                                                                                                 der trial is back in custody after       decision.                                                                ravine off Lake Avenue North the
                                                                                                                                                                                 having his bail revoked.                   The former Dofasco steelworker                                         next day.
                                                                                                                                                                                   Superior Court Justice James           is accused of the rape, strangula-                                         Badgerow successfully appealed
                                                                                                                                                                                 Ramsay ordered that Robert Bad-          tion and drowning of a young nurs-                                       his 2001 conviction for Weren-
                                                                                                                                                                                 gerow, 51, remain in custody until       ing assistant 29 years ago. Diane                                        dowicz’s murder and last year the
                                                                                                                                                                                 his first-degree murder trial, set to    Werendowicz, 23, was last seen                                           Supreme Court of Canada upheld
                                                                                                                                                                                 begin Feb. 22. The judge issued a        alive on the night of June 19, 1981,                                     the decision to grant him a new tri-
                                                                                                                                                                                 ban on publication yesterday at the      as she left a tavern on Highway 8 in                                     al.
                                                                                                                                                                                 hearing to review Badgerow’s bail        Stoney Creek for the 15-minute
                                                                                                                                                                                 status. The customary ban applies        walk to her home.                                                        The Hamilton Spectator



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A highly effective position to run a campaign that will                     Barristers, Solicitors & Notaries in Association                                     Report predicting Alzheimer’s growth worries advocates
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                                                                          Having a nightmare?
                                                                                                                                                                 With the colourful pages scattered
                                                                                                                                                                 on the table before him, Ted Sim-
                                                                                                                                                                 mons proudly shows off his draw-
                                                                                                                                                                 ings and Crayola markers.
                                                                                                                                                                   He is consumed.
                                                                                                                                                                   The markers were a gift from his
                                                                           For Experience and Results                                                            niece and many of the designs were
                                                                   choose a litigation firm that has successfully                                                 printed off the Internet or photo-
                                                                                                                                                                 copied out of children’s colouring
                                                                   settled Millions of Dollars in Injury Claims                                                  books by his wife of more than 51
                                                                                                                                                                 years, Ruth Simmons.
                                                                                                                                                                   Ted never used to draw. Math was
                                                                                                                                                                 the 79-year-old’s forte, Ruth said.
                                                                                                                                                                 Mistakes in his banking first alert-
                                                                                                                                                                 ed her there was a problem.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           KAZ NOVAK,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         THE HAMILTON
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SPECTATOR
                                                                                                                                                                   ‘If you don’t get the kind
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ruth Simmons
                                                                                                                                                                      of help we’re getting,                                                                                                                      with her hus-
                                                                                                                                                                       you won’t survive.’                                                                                                                        band Ted, 79,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  who is in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  middle stages
                                                                                                                                                                       — Ruth Simmons,                                                                                                                            of Alzheimer’s
                                                                              Call 905-777-0070                                                                        wife of Alzheimer’s                                                                                                                        disease and
                                                                            or Toll-Free: 1-866-525-8670                                                                                                                                                                                                          spends a lot of
                                                                                                                                                                             patient                                                                                                                              time colouring.
                                                                           • No Legal Fees Unless You Win!                                                                                                   The couple is among more than                                            Also at yesterday’s event was Dr.
                                                                           • No Obligation- FREE consultation                                                      It has been five years since the fa-   7,800 Hamilton residents living                                          Jack Diamond, scientific director of
                                                                           • We Will Come to Your Home or Hospital Room                                          ther of four and grandfather of sev-     with dementia, according to local                                        the Alzheimer Society of Canada.
                                                                           • We Will Get You The Best Medical Care                                               en was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s        Alzheimer’s groups. As our popula-                                          “We still talk about a cure,” he
                                                                                                                                                                 disease. He is now well into the dis-    tion ages, that number is expected to                                    said, adding that unhealthy




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                                                                                                                                                                 a church ministry and as a proba-        ty members gathered to discuss a                                         a protein in the brain that at high
                                                              Call us today & get your life back on track!                                                       tion officer, and was a Hamilton-
                                                                                                                                                                 Wentworth District School Board
                                                                                                                                                                                                          national report released yesterday
                                                                                                                                                                                                          called Rising Tide: The Impact of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   levels is toxic and present in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Alzheimer’s patients. There are
                                                                                                                                                                 trustee for 10 years, including a        Dementia on Canadian Society.                                            three vaccines to prevent this toxic
                                                                                                                                                                 stint chairing the board in 1975.           If nothing is done, the surge in de-                                  protein in clinical trials. Diamond
                                                                                                                                                                   Now, real conversations aren’t         mentia patients will cost $872 bil-                                      predicted they could be on the




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                                                                                                                                                                 possible and Ted can no longer sign      lion nationally, the report predicts.                                    market in five to seven years.



                                                                                           NOTHING
                                                                                                                                                                 the pictures he so proudly displays         To Ruth, the projected growth is                                         Local Alzheimer’s societies are
                                                                                                                                                                 — so he uses a stamp from his time       terrifying, because she worries                                          hoping to raise about $500,000 to
                                                                                                                                                                 on the school board imprinted with       new patients and caregivers will                                         combat the disease’s rising num-
                                                                                                                                                                 his signature.                           not get the level of support she has.                                    bers, said Mary Burnett, CEO of the
                                                                                                                                                                   “I can do that for every (picture),”      Ted is still at home because of                                       Hamilton-Halton, Brant and



                                                                                            BUT...
                                                                                                                                                                 he said. “But I can’t really do it ...   that care, which includes adult day                                      Haldimand-Norfolk societies.
                                                                                                                                                                 because there is something not           programs, a personal support                                                Burnett said she hopes this re-
                                                                                                                                                                 working in me.   ”                       worker and a support group.                                              port stimulates donations.
                                                                                                                                                                   You have to remember the past             “If you don’t get the kind of help




                                                                                                 NET!
                                                                                                                                                                 and not dwell on the present, Ruth       we’re getting, you won’t survive,”                                       noreilly@thespec.com
                                                                                                                                                                 said.                                    she said.                                                                905-526-3199



                                                                                                                                                                 Badgerow bail revoked; trial set for Feb. 22
                                                                                                                                                                 A Binbrook man who was released          to all evidence, lawyers’ submis-                                          Her partially disrobed body was
                                                                                                                                                                 on bail in July pending a new mur-       sions and reasons for the judge’s                                        found face down in a creek in a
                                                                                                                                                                 der trial is back in custody after       decision.                                                                ravine off Lake Avenue North the
                                                                                                                                                                 having his bail revoked.                   The former Dofasco steelworker                                         next day.
                                                                                                                                                                   Superior Court Justice James           is accused of the rape, strangula-                                         Badgerow successfully appealed
                                                                                                                                                                 Ramsay ordered that Robert Bad-          tion and drowning of a young nurs-                                       his 2001 conviction for Weren-
                                                                                                                                                                 gerow, 51, remain in custody until       ing assistant 29 years ago. Diane                                        dowicz’s murder and last year the
                                                                                                                                                                 his first-degree murder trial, set to    Werendowicz, 23, was last seen                                           Supreme Court of Canada upheld
                                                                                                                                                                 begin Feb. 22. The judge issued a        alive on the night of June 19, 1981,                                     the decision to grant him a new tri-
                                                                                                                                                                 ban on publication yesterday at the      as she left a tavern on Highway 8 in                                     al.
                                                                                                                                                                 hearing to review Badgerow’s bail        Stoney Creek for the 15-minute
                                                                                                                                                                 status. The customary ban applies        walk to her home.                                                        The Hamilton Spectator



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                                                                                                                                                                                                          and prominently.
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                                                                                                                                                                 Nothing is more important to us than                                                                              A story Monday about a surge in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                          If you see a factual error, please                                       number of Alzheimer’s patients got
                                                                                                                                                                 accuracy. We strive always to ensure
                                                                                                                                                                                                          contact the newsroom at                                                  the name of the CEO of the Alzheimer
                                                                                                                                                                 the information we provide our read-
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                                                                                                                                                                 ers is factual and correct. But some-
                                                                                                                                                                                                          corrections@thespec.com.                                                 and Haldimand-Norfolk wrong.
                                                                                                                                                                 times we make mistakes, and when
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Burnett. We apologize for the error.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              She wants to be declared a danger-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ous offender. Just like the man she

                                                            We have paid                                                                                                                                                      worships.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Years ago, at the peak of the Paul
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bernardo case, she used to phone
                                                            $64.3 million                                                                                                                                                     me. Sometimes several times a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              day.

                                                            ... and counting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                She would call to say she loved
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the serial sex killer and he loved
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              her. That we were all wrong about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              her Paul. He was innocent.
                                                                            BY BARBARA BROWN                                                                                                                                  Misunderstood.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                She would go on to be a diagnosed
                                                            The taxpayer bill for the simmering                                                                                                                               off-the-dial psychopath. She
                                                            land dispute with Six Nations pro-                                                                                                                                would tell psychiatrists she want-
                                                            testers in Caledonia is $64.3 mil-
                                                                                                                 T H E                             C O S T                                       O F                          ed to become a famous killer.




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                                                            lion and counting.                                                                                                                                                  Her name was Michelle
                                                               The running tab, according to                                                                                                                                  Erstikaitis. Still a teenager back




                                                                                                              CALEDONIA
                                                            Ontario’s Ministry of Aboriginal                                                                                                                                  when she used to dial me. Ob-
                                                            Affairs, does not include $15.8 mil-                                                                                                                              sessed with a man she had never
                                                            lion the province paid for the for-                                                                                                                               met.
                                                            mer Douglas Creek Estates, which                                                                                                                                    I had lost track of Michelle. Until
                                                            was seized and occupied on Feb. 28,                                                                                                                               this week.
                                                            2006, by Six Nations protesters.                                                                                                                                    On Tuesday she appeared —
                                                               A year later, Ottawa reimbursed                                                                                                                                sans lawyer — in a Toronto court-
                                                            the province for the purchase of                                                                                                                                  room to tell a judge she wants to be
                                                            that residential subdivision, which                                                                                                                               declared a dangerous offender. If
                                                            was under construction at the                                                                                                                                     the court bestows that designation
                                                            time. The feds kicked in another                                                                                                                                  on her, the now 30-year-old says,
                                                            $10.6 million to offset the $45.8                                                                                                                                 “I’ll write a book about it. ”
                                                            million provincial tab for policing.                                                                                                                                The Toronto Star’s Peter Small
                                                               Since buying the site, the                                                                                                                                     quotes her saying: “I’ll be the only
                                                            province has paid $900,000 in                                                                                                                                     female dangerous offender. ... I’ll
                                                            managing the land, including                                                                                                                                      write a lot of nasty s--- about
                                                            property taxes plus heat, hydro and                                                                                                                               everybody who’s done this.     ”
                                                            water for natives living in the one                                                                                                                                 The judge has put the matter
                                                            house that remains on the site.                                                                                                                                   over until a later date with plans to
                                                               The $64.3 million does not in-                                                                                                                                 appoint a legal professional to
                                                            clude the recent out-of-court set-                                                                                                                                assist Michelle, who fired her
                                                            tlement between the Ontario gov-                                                                                                                                  lawyer a month ago.
                                                            ernment and a Caledonia couple,                                                                                                                                     Meanwhile, let me tell you about
                                                            Dana Chatwell and Dave Brown,                                                                                                                                     the train wreck of a person who is
                                                            who were suing the province and                                                                                                                                   Michelle Lyne Erstikaitis.
                                                            OPP for $7 million for abandoning                                                                                                                                   She is a Hamilton girl. The eldest
                                                            them to the lawlessness that sur-                                                                                                                                 of three sisters.
                                                            rounded the 27-hectare disputed                                                                                                                                                                    ”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                “First born, first forgotten, she
                                                            land claim site adjacent to their                                                                                                                                 once said.
                                                            Argyle Street South home.                                                                                                                                           Her mother was a sex worker
                                                               The terms of the settlement re-                                                                                                                                and drug addict. Michelle was
                                                            main confidential and were reached                                                                                                                                raised by her for the first five years.
                                                            without any admission of liability                                                                                                                                At 8, she was adopted by a local
                                                            by the government and the OPP.                                                                                                                                    family. They had their hands full.
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                                                                             BY BRENT LAWSON               The Secret Life of the American         Still to come? Perennial             some good news. Like Tiger            Woods is not out of the woods;
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                                                            cracking new episodes of your                  imagine what archeologists of the     perfect antidote for viewers who       and commercials. In turn, net-          But let’s put that aside for now,
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