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JUNCTION ARTS FESTIVAL INSIDE THIS
David Usher Headlines the 2008 Junction Arts Festival ISSUE
Your Money . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 2
Toronto, ON, July 24, 2008 - The painting/drawing workshops, the Tips and advice on handling your money
2008 Junction Arts Festival National Film Board animation Fashion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 3
(September 3 to 7), produced by workshops, the Junction community Recipies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 4,12
the Junction Forum for Art & stage and the Toronto Aerial Dance Recipes and healthy living
Culture, announces multi award Company circus workshops. Seasonal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 5
winning recording artist David Home and Garden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 6
Usher as the headlining act, who The Historic City: Happy 100th Tips, news and advice
will explode onto the Main Stage in to the Junction, Sept. 6 & 7 Pets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 7
the "Junction City" Square (2960 In 1908, the Junction officially Pet tip of the month
Dundas St. West at Pacific Ave., became the City of West Toronto by Feature Homes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 8 & 9
Toronto) on Saturday, September 6 the Province of Ontario and in 2008, Parenting/Automotive . . . . . . . . . . . .page 10
at 10:00 p.m. at this year's to mark this special occasion, the
Your Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 11
extravaganza. Movieola Movie Night: Black & Junction is celebrating its centennial
Health issues and related articles
The 2008 Junction Arts Festival white short classics under the stars, for the entire year, and the 2008
will take place along one kilometre of Junction Arts Festival will feature a new Holiday Event Schedule . . . . . . . . . .page 13
Dundas Street West between Keele zone to honour this event consisting of Important Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 13
On Thursday, September 4, starting at
Street and Quebec Avenue, and will 7:00 p.m. in the "Junction City" Square everything historic. Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 14
feature eight distinct categories; the (Dundas St. West and Pacific Ave.), Centred at High Park Avenue and Prepare for the Ultimate Vacation!
Visual Art Exhibits (starting watch under the stars the brightest of Dundas Street West (September 6 and Kids Corner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .page 14
Wednesday, September 3), the Movieola Hollywood's actors in classic black and 7), the Historic City will present The Games, jokes and fascinating facts!
Movie Night (Thursday, September 4), white short films from the golden era of Boom Times; a play in three parts by Out Of Town Properties . . . . . . . . . .page 15
and the Live Music Stages, the movie making. local actor/historian Neil Ross, plus Selected homes across North America
Dance/Street Performance Artists, the West Toronto Junction Historical
Poetry Peepshow, the KidZone, the Dance/Street Performance Artists Society walking tours, archival photo Featured Listings on
Green Village, and the Historic City animate the festival's weekend exhibits, special street performances
(happening during the weekend street streetscape, Sept. 6 & 7 and more. Page 8 & 9
closure on Saturday, September 6 and Ten dance-music and theatre companies,
Sunday, September 7).
The Live Music Stages will rock the
whose expertise is street performance,
will be transforming and animating the THE JUNCTION MARKET
sites and sounds of the Junction Arts
festival on three days: Sept. 5, 6 & 7
Junction native Justin Rutledge will kick
(September 6 and 7).
off the Main Stage concerts on Friday, The performing artists will include, *As of July 2008
September 5 at 9:30 p.m. in the springing to life for the second year, The
"Junction City" Square, which will act as Larchaud Dance Project; combining the WEST TORONTO BREAKDOWN
the heart to the festivities at Dundas fundamental elements of break dance
Street West and Pacific Avenue, hosting with modern technique to create Sales Average Medium Average %
the new Friday night concert, Saturday's repertoire based on strength, agility and
headline concert (September 6) and the
Price Price of List of List Price
gravity-defying movement and, from
Sunday afternoon jazz concert Halifax, artist Veronique Mackenzie Detached 29 $614,103 $600,000 100%
(September 7), starring the Junction's with her work 'Citizens'. Semi-Detached 24 $392,229 $391,292 100%
own Brownman Electryc Trio.
Condo Apt. 10 $365,190 $363,500 99%
Poetry Peepshow: A glimpse into a
The Visual Art Exhibits ignite the poet's life, Sept. 6 & 7 Condo Townhouse 2 $254,000 $254,000 98%
party: Beginning Sept. 3 In true voyeuristic style, a roster of 12 Att/Row/Townhouse 2 $372,900 $372,900 98%
The Juried Art Exhibits will launch the different writers, for a period of time, *Avg, DOM is 20 as of 07/2008
festivities starting on September 3, and will each display their individual and Figures are based on the latest 6 months and reflect all MLS sales as reported by the Toronto Real Estate Board.
the pieces this year were submitted usually private creative processes. The Property values depend on factors besides housing type. Square footage, number of bedrooms, overall
based on three categories of choice; condition, upgrades, lot size and specific location are some of the other key factors involved.
viewer will be offered an intimate ** Statistics Above as of July 2008** Courtesy of: Sal D’Angelo, Broker of Record
photography, sculpture and experience with writers and poets in the
painting/drawing. midst of their work.
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Get the Best in Beauty for Fall
(NC)-Be-jeweled. Be-dazzled. the lash. Then make sure you along the outer edge of
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CF Gene Discovered Fashion Meets Function in Back Packs
(NC)-With kids heading back to equalizing the strain on the
school, now is the time to bones, joints and muscles.
consider purchasing that all • Choose a backpack that has
important backpack. While form several individual pockets
and function are of utmost instead of one large
importance, you also want to compartment-this will help to
consider the issues of comfort, distribute the weight evenly
support and appropriate size. and keep contents from
Just like children, shifting.
backpacks come in all shapes
and sizes. The Alberta College . Explore other backpack
and Association of Chiropractors options, such as one with wheels
(ACAC) offers the following tips at least two inches wide, and a pull handle for easy
for picking the right pack for adjustable and padded. Ensure rolling.
your child: that they do not cut into or fit To ensure that your child's
• Choose a backpack that is too snugly around the arms back is healthy and strong
proportionate to body size and and armpits. Poorly designed consult a chiropractor. A
not larger than what is needed. shoulder straps can dig deep chiropractor can teach you and
The defect-carrying gene that causes The top of the backpack into the muscles and put strain your child how to pack, lift and
should not extend higher than on the nerves. carry their backpack properly to
cystic fibrosis (CF) was identified by the top of the shoulder, and • A backpack should have a prevent injury. Regular spinal
the bottom should not fall padded back for added check ups for children can
a molecular biologist at the Hospital below the top of the hipbone. protection and comfort. prevent back problems before
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lightweight material (vinyl or to effectively redistribute as More information, including
Chee Tsui and his team of scientists canvas instead of leather). much as 50 to 70 per cent of where to find a chiropractor near
the weight off the shoulders you can be found online at
made the discovery in July 1989. • The shoulder straps should be and spine onto the pelvis, www.albertachiro.com.
PAGE 4 YOUR NEWSPAPER SEPTEMBER 2008
Recipes More Recipes on Page 12
Chili Lime Cod
1 8 to 12 oz Cod Fillet, about 1/2 in thick, cut in half
or 2 6 oz Cod Tenderloins, about 1 in thick
2 tbsp Lime juice, freshly squeezed
2 tbsp Butter, melted 1/4 tsp Salt
1 tbsp Parsley, chopped fresh 1 tsp Vegetable Oil
1/2 tsp Chili Powder 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
Pinch Cayenne Pepper (about 1/16 tsp)
In a small bowl prepare rub with the vegetable oil, chili powder, garlic
powder, salt and a pinch of cayenne pepper.
Spoon the rub on top of cod, spreading evenly. If needed, tuck any thin
parts of fillet underneath for even cooking.
Put prepared cod in a large Ziploc Zip `n Steam microwave steam
cooking bag, placing thicker portions toward outer edge of bag. Seal bag and
place in microwave.
Cook on full power for 3 1/2 to 4 minutes or until cod is cooked through
and flakes easily. Use 3 1/2 minutes for 1/2 in thick pieces and 4 minutes for
1 in thick pieces. If needed, continue microwaving at 30 second intervals until
cod is done.
Allow bag to stand 1 minute before handling. Carefully open bag. Use
spatula to remove cod from bag.
Spoon 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice over cod. Garnish with 1 tbsp
chopped fresh parsley and serve with 2 tbsp melted butter, if desired.
Italian Stuffed Mushrooms
Serves 4 (or 8 appetizers)
8 Large Jumbo or Stuffer fresh Mushrooms
1/2 cup Bread Crumbs, fresh
1/4 cup Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
2 Garlic Cloves, finely minced
4 Black Olives, finely chopped and pitted
2 tbsp Sun-dried Tomatoes in oil, finely chopped
2 tbsp Artichoke Hearts, finely chopped marinated
2 tbsp Green or Sweet Onion, finely chopped
2 tbsp Light Mayonnaise
1/2 tsp Dried Oregano or Basil
1/4 cup Olive Oil
1 tbsp Parmesan Cheese, grated
Remove the stems from the mushrooms and finely chop. In a medium bowl, combine
chopped stems, bread crumbs, mozzarella cheese, garlic, olives, tomatoes, artichokes,
onion, mayonnaise and oregano; mix well. Brush oil on outside of mushroom caps.
Spoon filling evenly into caps, mounding as necessary and place in shallow baking
pan. Sprinkle parmesan on top. Bake in 425°F oven for 15-20 minutes or until
mushrooms are heated through.
Gingery Plum Tart with Potato Pastry
2 cups All-purpose Flour 2/3 cup Granulated Sugar
3 tbsp Granulated Sugar 1/4 cup All-purpose Flour
3/4 cup Butter, cubed 1/2 tsp Ground Ginger
1/3 cup Potatoes, mashed and cooled 1-1/2 lbs Ripe Black Plums (about 7), quartered
1 Egg, beaten 1/4 cup Ginger, chopped crystallized
1 tbsp Butter, melted
2 tsp Sugar, coarse
In large bowl, combine flour and sugar. Using pastry cutter or fingers cut in butter until coarse crumbs form.
Add potato and mix until well combined. Drizzle egg over top and toss until moistened. Scrape onto well-
floured surface and knead gently to form soft dough. Shape into disc and wrap with plastic wrap; refrigerate
for 30 minutes or until chilled.
Roll out dough on floured parchment paper into 14-inch circle. Place on cookie sheet or inverted baking sheet.
Filling: In bowl, combine sugar, flour and ginger. Spread half over bottom of pastry leaving 2-inch border
around edge. Place plums cut side up over top and sprinkle with crystallized ginger and remaining sugar
mixture. Fold up pastry to make border around plums. Brush pastry with butter and sprinkle with coarse sugar.
Bake in 400°F oven 40 minutes or until pastry is golden and fruit is tender and bubbly. Let cool before serving.
SEPTEMBER 2008 YOUR NEWSPAPER PAGE 5
(NC)-After a long fun summer,
Ten Must Haves for Updating Back-to-School Wardrobes the last place kids want to be is
back in the classroom. One
way for parents and teachers to
(NC)-Get kids back to school in style with have in every get kids excited about the
the top-ten must-haves of the season. From closet. school year ahead is to give
the latest trends to the greatest styles, Sears 6. Cargo Pants them a challenge or a goal for
has everything kids need to make the grade, - Not only are the year. Something
and all at affordable prices. t h e y meaningful they can work
Top-Ten Back to School Must-Haves: functional toward with both their minds
a n d and their hearts. "Kids like
1. Denim - Whether you're a boy or girl, comfortable, taking on projects that make a
tween or teen, jeans are a staple in your but stylish difference outside of the
wardrobe. If you love the designer look, too! Look to classroom," says Bruce
but don't like the hefty designer price tag, updates this Herzog, CEO, Christian
look for designer-inspired fall for boys Children's Fund of Canada, an
embellishments such as dark wash, i n international children's
skinny fit and back-pocket detailing that fabrications, organization offering
mimic the features found on high-end v i n t a g e opportunities for students to
jeans. This season, Sears has an expanded w a s h e s , get involved with during the
assortment of trendy, premium-type printing and year that help children-in-need.
denim, including great styles from, p o c k e t The organization's website
Nevada, Levi's, Point Zero and Union details. Girls www.ccfcanada.ca offers a
Bay, Timberland, and celebrity-inspired h a v e number of ideas that students
Phat Farm, G-Unit and Sean John. transformed can use to make a difference
2. 2-in-1 Tees - The layered look is back and the look with this school year:
stronger than ever this season for both cargo capris,
boys and girls. Boys love long sleeve tees roll -ups and
or thermal henleys under their graphic skirts.
tees or polo shirts; while girls also layer 7. Babydoll -
their tees under graphic tees or spaghetti For girls,
strap tops. babydoll tops
3. Graphic Tees - Express your attitude and dresses
with a graphic print tee. With many are the hottest
different colours, styles and prints to must-have of
choose from, these are sure to be a hit the season!
with both gals and gents alike. Short sleeve,
4. Polo Shirts - Polo shirts definitely aren't long sleeve, or sleeveless, the babydoll 9. Accessorize-It - Belts are a great way to
just for avid golfers anymore! Boys love top comes in a variety of styles and spice up your back-to-school wardrobe. Service auction - Raise
the option of solid or striped, collared up colours. When the weather gets cooler, This fall, thinner .vs. thicker cinch-belts charitable funds by auctioning
or down. When the temperatures make it the best way to wear this trend into the that sit firmly on the waist are bringing off services, like mowing the
too cold to wear on their own, layering a winter months is layered with a great pair shape to this season's knits and dresses. lawn, shoveling snow, or piano
long sleeve tee or thermal shirt looks of leggings. 10. Fab Footwear - When it comes to shoes lessons. The possibilities are
even hotter. 8. Sporty - Stylish n' sporty is fresh and for school this year, girls will still be endless.
5. Stripes - Say it with stripes this season; fashionable this season with boys falling for flats. Ballerina round-toe style
thick or thin, horizontal or vertical, hanging out in track pants and sports logo shoes are not only cute, but comfortable. Pancake or Spaghetti Supper
stripes seem to be found on everything tees. Girls are also cool and comfortable Boys will stick to athletic sneakers such - Serve up a big dish of fun
this fall! Whether you wear them preppy, this season with trendy matching track- as the funky new Airwalk® skate shoes, while helping children and
edgy, nautical or nice, stripes are a must- suits. available in a wide variety of colours. families-in-need. Perfect for
any class size to organize, this
Back-to-School Dorm Room Decorating Guide tasty fundraiser also gives
parents, teachers and students a
(NC)-Sears Canada helps students transform units that can be shifted or stacked are also a nighters? The Sears every-day priced glass chance to mingle.
campus dorms into cool, comfortable and great idea for extra seating and ideal for cart is the perfect solution, it's airy and space-
stylish digs. Sears has functional, space- storing unsightly items. saving, only $149.97. Don't forget to add a Concert - Give budding stars
saving and stylish ideas for students to To ensure some studying privacy in your great lamp for extra focal lighting. in your family or circle of
decorate their dorm rooms or apartments on dorm room, use a triple-screen photo panel, a Make rooms warm and inviting for friends the opportunity to show
an affordable student budget. great way to separate your space, as well as socializing with a chic art deco hand-carved off their talent. Arrange an
Dorm rooms house three functions: keep treasured photos of family and friends. rug, available in trendy designs and patterns. event with a few bands at a
sleeping, studying, and socializing. Study Need a study area, or a place to pull those all- Add some comfy bean bag chairs for extra school, community hall, old
and sleep zones require tranquil, non- seating for study pals, the wipe clean theatre or a church. Everyone
distracting environments with both bags are available in a variety of likes a night of good music and
ambience and focal lighting; while fashionable colours, $39.99 for small- every note will sound sweeter
areas that serve a social function sized, and $69.99 for large. because of who the proceeds
command more energetic themes and Decorating a dorm room is about more are helping.
accessories. than just making a small, temporary
Space is a premium in most dorm accommodation feel like home. It's also School Olympics - Gather a
rooms. Invest in pieces that are versatile about creating an environment that few teams and hold your own
and multi-purpose. Maximize space utilizes the space efficiently, while Olympic Games. Athletes can
with a multi-functional davenport with adding colour to a student's tenure on gather pledges to benefit a
a bed or couch option and a handy campus. worthy cause.
storage compartment underneath, such All of these must-have items and more More ideas about making
as the Style factory Davenport. Storage are found in the Sears Canada Fall 2008 the most of your school year
ottomans, or modular storage boxes like catalogue. For more great ideas, visit a are available online at
the Fresco Home Faux-Suede storage Sears department store, or www.sears.ca. www.ccfcanada.ca.
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Warm Up to Spas
Your Home and Hot Tubs
(NC)-Every year, more people improve muscle strength in the
are turning to spas and hot tubs arms, as well as a warm water
as a way to relax, unwind and spa area where bathers can sit
relieve their aches and pains. down and relax after a strenuous
tips, news and advice for homeowners One of the reasons they are so workout. A swim spa can be
popular is that they can be installed inground, flush with the
TIPS FOR FALL LAWNS enjoyed year round - indoors or
outdoors - allowing you to make
deck, or as a portable, above-
the most of your leisure time Soft-sided spas are another
AND GARDEN CARE regardless of the weather. option. These lightweight,
(NC)-The cool, wet months of • Plant any flower bulbs in the metal parts with a penetrating Spas and hot tubs are circular-shaped models are made
the fall are ideal conditions to fall to provide welcome oil to prevent rust. available in preformed acrylic or of dense foam and are small
prepare your lawn and garden for blooms at the first sign of • Tightly seal all packages and thermoplastic spa shell designs enough to take with you for a
the cold months ahead. Here are spring. Feed bulbs with an store all fertilizers and that are lowered into the deck for weekend at the cottage - just
a few tips to help your garden organic choice bone meal. chemicals in a cool dry place. a permanent installation or as empty them and roll them
survive the winter and thrive in • Add a layer of mulch to new • Drain water from all hoses portable models in a spa skirt or through the door and into a van
the spring: plants and rake leaves onto and coil and hang them cabinet that can be moved to a or truck for the ultimate in
• Remove any debris, leaves flowerbeds and around shrubs properly so they won't split, new location if your move. portability.
and diseased foliage from to create a warm blanket to sag or kink. Permanent concrete For traditionalists, it's a
your lawn and garden. protect against the cold. To speak with a Scotts inground spas are also popular wooden hot tub or nothing.
• Continue to mow your lawn at • Be sure to clean out all your expert on lawn care call 1-866- either on their own or installed as Made from cedar staves held
a height of around 2.5 inches gardening tools and spreaders 436-7645. For a Scotts Garden part of a pool installation. The together with metal hoops,
as long as it is actively and lubricate any pivot points expert call 1-866-436-8477 or advantage of a concrete spa is its circular-shaped wooden hot tubs
growing. or axles. Clean all tools using visit www.Scotts.ca. versatility. It can be custom- offer a deep soak and are the
• Overseed and aerate your a wire brush and spray bare designed into virtually any size perfect complement to wooden
lawn. The cool and wet or shape and can be finished in decks and patio furniture.
conditions of fall make it the mosaic tile, block glass or More information is
perfect time to overseed your colourful coatings. available online at
lawn with a pure premium For those who want a hot www.poolcouncil.ca , or toll
grass seed for a thicker lawn tub for an aquatic workout - free, 1-800-879-7066.
that will crowd out weeds in nothing can beat a
spring. swim spa. These
• Repair any damaged spots rectangular-shaped
now, while temperatures are units are equipped
cool and there's more rainfall with powerful jets,
and heavier dew. Try a propellers or
product like Scotts Patch paddle wheels that
Master lawn repair mix for an create a counter-
all-in-one solution. current for swim-
• Apply a winter care fertilizer in-place exercising.
approximately four weeks Some swim spas
before you expect frost. The also include
fall is the most important bungee-cord and
application of fertilizer paddle-type
because it helps your lawn devices for rowing
emerge healthier in spring exercises that
after a long winter.
How Do I Do It?
The 4 7 5
objective is to
insert the 6 2
numbers in the
boxes to satisfy 9 7 2 3 1
row, column and
3 2 7 4 ACROSS
1. CNN's founder
32. Marks to omit print
33. More than nine
34. Natural events
2. A sword similar to a foil
27. Take back
8. Sorrels 36. Auld lang __, good old but with a heavier blade 30. Sound with resonance
3x3 box must
4 6 5 12. News organization
13. Ignorant fool
37. Sound units 38. Soul
and calypso song
3. Christian __, designer
4. Excessive fluid
accumulation in tissues
32. A measured portion of
medicine 35. At peace
15. About geodesy 40. Scrambled bern 5. Chitchatted 39. Source of chocolate
1 through 9
7 3 8 5 17. ____ Ladd, actor
18. Liquid body
19. Register electronically
42. Not broad or general
46. Nailed to underside of
6. Near, against
7. A subdivision of some
41. He fiddled
43. Framework for holding
44. About organ of
21. A platform raised 50. A field of cultivated 9. Speed hearing
What could be 1 6 4 7 5 above the surrounding
level to give prominence
to the person on it
and mowed grass
51. Island north of Guam
52. Former OSS
10. A collection of
anecdotes about a person
46. Single Lens Reflex
47. Vietnamese currency
23. Italian monetary units 53. Heightened 11. Man-child 16. Informal unit
8 3 26. Strays
29. An animal or plant that
lives in or on another and
from which it obtains
54. Spread made chiefly
from vegetable oils
55. Kilocalorie (abbrev.)
20. Expression of sorrow
49. Weight unit
nourishment 24. Egyptian Sun god
answers on page 14 3 1 6 31. Large brownish-green
New Zealand parrot
25. Monetary unit
26. Supplements with answers on page 14
SEPTEMBER 2008 YOUR NEWSPAPER PAGE 7
Fall Home Maintenance Checklist
Protect Your Pet
Against Fleas and
(NC)-Parasites are a persistent topical product for fleas, ticks
health issue facing dogs and and internal parasites like (NC)-Colder weather, shorter important to shut off the window frames that stand out
cats. They are organisms that get heartworm. Revolution is easily days and falling leaves mean indoor water valve and make from the siding, caulk the top
nourishment by feeding on or applied once a month. it's time to get your home ready sure the outside faucet is and sides of the frame. Don't
within another animal. The most Roundworm is another for the winter months. Fall completely drained. caulk under the sill - that
common parasites in dogs and common internal parasite that home maintenance involves • Clean and reverse the space should be left open to
cats are worms, as the majority can affect your pet at any age, more than raking leaves and ceiling fans - Turn the fan allow moisture inside the
of all puppies and kittens and may be detected in a stool storing garden furniture. It off, clean and oil the motor, wall to escape. If your house
acquire intestinal worms either sample taken from your pet. requires attention to your roof clean and dry the blades and is brick or stone, with
before or after birth. Worms are Through keeping your pet's and gutters, your foundation, reverse the air flow direction window frames that are set
only one member of the parasite living quarters clean, you can faucets and windows, and even to push warm air down. into the finish material, caulk
family; other common parasites minimize the chances your ceiling fans. • Replace batteries in the all four edges of each frame -
include fleas, ticks and ear roundworm will become an "Winter can be hard on a smoke detectors and test where the brick mould meets
mites. issue. Heartworm, another well- house, so we recommend a the smoke alarms - Batteries the masonry.
Fleas and ticks are among known internal parasite, can number of steps to prepare your should be replaced twice a • Fix up your gutters - Ensure
the most common parasites and enter a dog's bloodstream home for the increased cold and year and all smoke alarms there are no leaves or other
both can be detected on your through the bite of an infected moisture," said Colin Smyth, should be tested weekly. debris in your gutters in order
pet's skin. If you are worried mosquito. Treatment options can AmeriSpec of Canada. "There • Apply weather-stripping to to prevent overflow and
about either of these pests, be be dangerous, and heartworm are things that most windows and doors - Even leakage during heavy snow
sure to examine your pet on a symptoms may not appear until homeowners don't even think of insulated windows and doors or rain.
regular basis especially if he six months after infection, so that can make a huge require additional AmeriSpec home
spends a lot of time outside. preventative actions are key to difference." reinforcement for winter. inspectors offer great tips on
Thankfully, there are ways to protecting your pet. The following are some Weather-stripping reduces home maintenance and
protect your pet from these Rather than deal with tips from AmeriSpec to make drafts and saves on heating improvements. More
pesky parasites. Ask your parasites when they happen, go sure you're ready for the winter bills. information on common home
veterinarian about using a talk to your veterinarian and months: • Caulk around window and maintenance subjects and
preventative product such as protect your pet against • Protect the outside faucets - door casings to keep out air professional home inspections
Revolution, a broad-spectrum members of the parasite family. For those who do not have and water - If your house can be found at
freeze-proof faucets, it is has wood siding with www.amerispec.ca.
Create a Contemporary, Minimalist Kitchen
(NC)-The move towards handle. Look for either a bar or island as well as a
contemporary design is one of brushed stainless steel or potfiller for near the stove.
the hottest trends today. A nickel finish to complete the This offering features
minimalist space is look. modern styling and
characterized by a focus on • When considering lighting, maximum functionality, and
essential shapes, materials and warm and simple is best. provides a structured look
surfaces, and this approach to Avoid highly decorative and feel.
design can make a dramatic chandeliers and look for • When choosing a colour
statement in the kitchen. something with a clean shape scheme, keep it simple with
• If you are starting from and finish. one or two shades of neutral.
scratch, design cabinets to • Keep the space looking neat For a bold statement, add a
bright accent colour, such as
red, in small doses
countertops remain clutter- Hansgrohe's new throughout the space.
India’s criminal free. If you are looking to contemporary collection, More information is
simply revamp your current Talis S, features a pull-down available online at hansgrohe-
courts acquitted space to make it more faucet, a prep faucet for the usa.com.
over a million contemporary, keep track of
defendants in 1999, what utensils and small
appliances you use for one
more than the next
week. At the end of the week,
48 surveyed anything that wasn't touched
countries combined. should be stored, while those
items that were reached for
often should be placed where
they can be easily accessed.
Women make up more than 10% of • Update appliances to a
the prison population in only five modern stainless or black
finish for a crisp, clean look.
countries: Thailand, Qatar, Paraguay, • For a quick fix, replace the
Costa Rica, and Singapore. hardware on cupboard doors
with a clean-lined, simple
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Saturday, September 6, 2008
month, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)
resale housing market continued at a
with July 2006, a period before the Land
Transfer tax went into effect in Toronto,
Vine Avenue Park in The Junction
(north of Dundas between McMurray & Pacific)
moderate pace in July, Toronto Real sales increased 28 per cent.
Estate Board (TREB) President Maureen
O'Neill announced today.
From a year-to-date perspective, the
GTA's 51,249 sales in 2008 have declined
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Get in Step
a n d f a m i l i e s Today's
Don't Let Back-to-School be a Pain in the Neck (NC)-To better organize the
(NC)-Look at that list of school Pack it light Wear it right pack too low-this causes the space in your childrens' rooms,
supplies: books, binders, • Watch the weight. If your child • Do not sling the backpack on wearer to lean forward, eliminate clutter and provide
notebooks, markers, shoes and a is in grades K-6, try to keep one side-this can cause the putting the weight on the the kids with a room they'll
backpack to carry it all. It is a the weight of the pack below spine to lean, upper back. want to spend time in, follow
heavy load, and if not carried 10 per cent of your child's putting To ensure your child's back these tips from Sally Morse,
correctly it can be a pain in the body weight. Older students stress on is healthy and strong, consult a director of creative services for
back-literally. can carry up to 15 per cent. the joints chiropractor. They can teach Hunter Douglas, Canada's
• Do not overload the pack-only a n d you and your child how to pack, leading manufacturer of
Carrying a heavy load unevenly carry what is needed. Spread muscles in lift and carry custom window fashions:
or improperly can result in poor the weight throughout the the mid t h e For an inexpensive
posture and even distort the pack. and lower headboard that also has shelf
spinal column, causing muscle • Pack the heaviest items closer back. space, Morse suggests painting
strain, headaches, back, neck and to the body so the heaviest • Use both a ladder in bright colours.
arm pain and even nerve weight is closest to the centre shoulder Brighten up standard white or
damage. The Alberta College of gravity. straps and wood-tone storage units with
and Association of Chiropractors • Pack any odd-shaped or sharp a d j u s t brightly coloured paint or fun
(ACAC) provides the following items on the outside so they do them to fit decals. A glue gun can
simple backpack rules. not dig into the back. snugly. transform an inexpensive lamp
• Use the into something personal and
Pick the right pack Lift it right w a i s t pretty with the addition of
• Choose a lightweight material. • Squat or kneel to pick up the strap-it cheerful buttons.
• The pack should have padded backpack and place it on a reduces
straps and back, and the top counter, chair or table at waist strain on
should not extend past the top height before slipping it on. the back
of the shoulders. The bottom • Avoid twisting when lifting. a n d
should not fall below the top • Use both hands to check the transfers backpack properly to prevent
of the hipbone. weight of the backpack. some of the injury. More information,
• A hip or waist belt helps • Lift with the legs, bend at the load to the including how to find a
redistribute weight away from knees. Put on one shoulder hips. chiropractor near you can be
the shoulders and spine. strap at a time and adjust • Do not carry found online at
straps to fit the shoulders. the back www.albertachiro.com.
Decorate the walls to
reflect your child's special
interests - hang a tutu on the
wall for a budding ballerina
and for your little league star
create a window valance with a
bat. Make curtains from blue
denim and add giant red
pockets where your little
Fixing Your Fuel Economy leaguer can stash his treasure
instead of heaping them on the
(NC)-Gas prices have become a eliminate unnecessary trips. every 20,000 kilometers floor.
key concern for today's 3. Have your worn and dirty depending on driving For privacy and soft,
motorists. In fact, a study spark plugs changed. Despite conditions. According to diffused light control at the
conducted by Corporate popular belief, there are the Be Car Care Aware window, use the Playful
Research Associates Inc. says several vehicles that require Canada website, and Possibilities collection from
that the price of gasoline is now a tune up before 160,000 Natural Resources Nantucket window shadings, a
the single most important issue kilometers. According to the Canada, replacing a casual, limited product
facing most Canadians. So, National Institute for clogged air filter can offering for the budget-minded
besides taking public Automotive Service actually improve fuel consumer that allows you to
transportation when appropriate, Excellence, old, worn and economy by as much as mix and match fabrics and
Jay Buckley technical training dirty spark plugs are prone to 10 percent. "That means hardware in colors like
manager for Honeywell CPG, misfires, reducing fuel if you typically spend Spinnaker Blue, Yellow
has a list of maintenance tips to efficiency as much as 30 $200 per month in Canopy, Limeade and Cotton
help combat the $1.30-plus per percent. "When changing fueling your vehicle, you Cleaner every 6,400
Candy. To address the hazards
litre price tag. spark plugs, consider could save up to $20," said kilometers helps improve
to young children that can be
1. Don't use a high octane fuel upgrading to ones that Buckley, who recommends acceleration and fuel
posed by window covering
if your vehicle doesn't provide a faster, more trying a Fram air filter since economy by helping to
cords, Hunter Douglas has
require it. Using a lower efficient burn," said Buckley. most of them feature bright unclog fuel injectors and
pioneered safety at the window
octane fuel is not harmful to "Autolite XP Xtreme white fibers that make it easy clean intake valves and
with the LiteRise Touch
your engine, and using a Performance spark plugs to spot when a replacement combustion chambers.
System for cordless operation
higher octane fuel doesn't ignite the gas and air mixture is necessary. They are "Maintaining vehicles with
as well single-cord lift
always lead to higher fuel inside the cylinders more available at major good quality spark plugs and air
systems, break-away tassels
economy. efficiently, resulting in automotive retailers. filters, in addition to utilizing a
and cord stops, cord tensioners,
2. Combine errands when it improved throttle response 5. Finally, if a vehicle has fuel additive and using the right
wand/cord controls and other
makes sense. Try to forecast and acceleration for top fuel intake valve and fuel injector fuel, can help consumers save
what trips you need to make efficiency over the life of the deposits, the engine has to money at the pump. For more
More information is
during the week and pool plug." work harder to run. Using a information and gas-saving tips,
available online at
together any that are in the 4. Replace your clogged air fuel additive like Prestone motorists can log on to
www.hunterdouglas.ca or toll-
same area. This will help filter about once per year or Complete Fuel System www.fram.com.
free at 1-800-265-1363.
SEPTEMBER 2008 YOUR NEWSPAPER PAGE 11
Baby Boomers are Missing Something in the Bedroom Stresses
(NC)-Just because you're
getting older doesn't mean you Can Bring
sleep - and that means paying
attention to your sleep habits
• Ask: what are you lying on?
• Tell your doctor: if you can't
determine what is waking you
should be getting less sleep, but and your bed." Check your mattress regularly up at night, or suspect a
Canadian Boomers between the
ages of 43 and 62 are on Skin
The Better Sleep Council
Canada recommends this five-
for comfort, support and
hygiene. Night sweats can
medical issue, see your doctor
developing an unhealthy step prescription to better cause the mattress to break Wondering if your sleep
relationship with their bed when
they need its support the most.
• Get your back up: if you
down faster and dust mites
and other allergens can stir
habits could be impacting your
health? Take this Boomer-
Quality sleep actually have back pain, stretch at respiratory issues. Replace specific sleep quiz at (NC) - With busy workloads and
becomes more important as we night and in the morning, and every eight to 10 years. www.bettersleep.ca. new social pressures, back to
age, but over 40 per cent of learn an exercise routine to school season can be a hectic
Canada's Baby Boomers are strengthen your core stomach time for kids. However, it can be
getting less and worse quality and back muscles. even harder for the up to one in
sleep than they did ten years • Tackle stress during the four Canadian children who
ago, according to recent day: determine what the suffer from the dry, red, itchy
research from the Better Sleep source of your stress is and skin of eczema. The changing
Council Canada. Looking ahead tackle it during the day, not temperature in fall and elevated
ten years, one-quarter of night. Keep a notepad by your stress levels can trigger eczema
Boomers expect to get even less bed for last minute notes, and flare-ups, which can be worrying
sleep than they do today. find a routine like reading to to the many parents who have
"Sleep is a missing link calm your mind before hitting difficulty getting control of their
when it comes to Boomers and the sack child's symptoms.
health," said family physician • Act your age: when it comes Dr Charles Lynde, a
Dr. Alan Kaplan. "While many to physical activity. Overly dermatologist and well known
lose sleep from stress, aching rugged sports can cause body eczema expert, says there is no
bodies and health issues, lack of aches and pains that impact one easy solution for managing
sleep can make these conditions sleep; inactive Boomers and treating eczema symptoms.
worse. A key prescription for should start a regular exercise
better health is better quality routine to keep fit and help
Eating Well - Part of the Recipe
to Living Well with Arthritis
(NC) - If you are one of the things they love. doctor about
nearly 4.5 million Canadians 3. Set manageable, healthy your need for
with arthritis, healthy eating can eating goals with no more additional
help you live better with this than one or two new habits supplements.
disease. The Arthritis Society per month. You'll be more 6. Start your "A multi-level treatment
has teamed up with the successful in the long run if day with routine is necessary to minimize
Dietitians of Canada to provide you make gradual changes. breakfast, eat the severity and duration of
some tips to help improve your As an example, if you're balanced eczema flare-ups for kids," says
eating habits and keep you aiming to lose weight, try m e a l s Dr. Lynde. "Parents worried
active so that you can continue using smaller plates or try regularly and about harsh cleansers and
to enjoy the things you love to portioning foods away from have healthy fragrant moisturizers that irritate
do. the table to change your snacks in their child's eczema prone skin
1. Tune in to moderation with eating habits. Use between. You can now to turn to a line of
portion sizes: use the portion EATracker at should be products, Spectro Kids
sizes in Eating Well with www.dietitians.ca/ eatracker eating every EczemaCare, that are designed to
Canada's Food Guide to assess your current intake three to four promote good skin health and are
(www.healthcanada.gc.ca/fo and to set realistic goals. hours and available without a prescription."
odguide) to help you cut 4. Plan your meals in advance. snacking An easy way to remember the
back without cutting out any Grocery shopping is much wisely. elements of effective eczema
of the food groups. When easier when you make a 7. Listen to management is the 4Rs:
serving meals and dining shopping list from a menu your body. • Recognizing potential triggers,
out, choose smaller portions plan. Planning also supports Eat when you such as stress, changing
to prevent you from your efforts to enjoy your are hungry temperatures, food allergens,
overeating. Over time, this favorite treats in moderation. and stop and fragrant soaps or
approach will help you What you eat regularly is before you detergents.
maintain a healthy body what matters most to your get too full to • Removing irritants with a soap-
weight and avoid weight overall health and weight help you free cleanser.
gain, thereby reducing stress management. from eating • Restoring and protecting the
on your joints. 5. Avoid trying to make up for more food skin with a good moisturizer.
2. Energize yourself with unhealthy eating habits with than you • Regulating eczema flare-ups
healthy eating to reduce the vitamins and minerals. Food need and to with a medicated cream.
fatigue often experienced by is what gives you energy and prevent weight gain. a healthy lifestyle and stay For children under 12, see
people with arthritis. Eating nutrients. There are times, Eating well and staying energized. For more healthy your doctor for medicated
the right variety of foods can however, when supplements active can help to decrease the eating advice that you can trust, products to treat flare-ups.
help people with arthritis are needed to promote risk of chronic diseases, such as visit www.dietitians.ca and, for More information about
maintain the energy they health. Consult a registered arthritis. By incorporating these information about arthritis, go to kids' eczema can be found at
require to continue doing the dietitian or your family tips you will be able to maintain www.arthritis.ca. www.eczemaguide.ca.
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Recipes More Recipes on Page 4
Vegetable, Egg and Noodle Stir-Fry
1 pkg (6 oz.) Uncooked Chow Mein Stir-fry Noodles (soba noodles)
2 tsp Cooking Oil
1 cup Asparagus spears, diagonally sliced (about 4 oz.)
2 tsp Sesame Seeds
1 1/2 cups Trimmed Enoki or Trimmed and Sliced Oyster Mushrooms (about 3.5 oz. pkg)
1/4 cup Skim or Low-fat Milk
Stir-fry, Teriyaki or Hoisin Sauce, optional
Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain. Rinse with cold water and drain well. Set aside. In 10- to 12-inch omelet pan, skillet or wok over medium heat, heat
oil until just hot enough to sizzle a drop of water. Add asparagus and seeds. Cook, stirring occasionally, until asparagus is tender, about 3 to 4 minutes. Add mushrooms. Cook,
stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are lightly browned, about 1 minute. Add reserved noodles. Cook, stirring occasionally, until noodles are heated through, about 1 to 2
In small bowl, beat together eggs and milk until blended. Pour over asparagus/noodle mixture. As egg mixture begins to set, gently stir. Continue cooking until eggs are
thickened and no visible liquid egg remains. Do not stir constantly. Serve topped with sauce, if desired.
Microwave: On range-top, cook noodles according to package directions. Drain. Rinse with cold water and drain well. Set aside. In pie plate, stir together oil, asparagus
and sesame seeds. Cover with plastic wrap. Cook on full power until asparagus is tender, about 2 minutes. Add mushrooms. Cover. Cook on full power until slightly soft, about
30 seconds. In small bowl, beat together eggs and milk until blended. Pour over asparagus mixture. Cook on full power, uncovered, 1 minute. Stir. Cook on full power, stirring
every 30 seconds, until almost set, about 1 1/2 minutes. If necessary, let stand until eggs are thickened and no visible liquid egg remains, about 1 minute. Stir into reserved
noodles. Serve topped with sauce, if desired.
Herb Grilled Vegetables
1/2 cup Chicken Broth
1/2 teaspoon Dried Thyme Leaves, crushed
1/8 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
1 large Red Onion, thickly sliced (about 1 cup)
1 large Red or Green Pepper, cut into wide strips (about 2 cups)
1 medium Zucchini or Yellow Squash, thickly sliced (about 1 1/2 cups)
2 cups Large Mushrooms
Stir the broth, thyme and black pepper in a small bowl. Brush the
vegetables with the broth mixture.
Lightly oil the grill rack and heat the grill to medium. Grill the vegetables
for 10 minutes or until they are tender-crisp, turning over once during cooking
and brushing often with the broth mixture.
Blueberry-Mango Colada Salad
2 cups Fresh Blueberries
2 Mangos, peeled, seeded and chopped
(about 1-3/4 cups)
1/4 cup Frozen Pina Colada Mix, thawed
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The Science of Sound Redefines Let Gadgets Do the Work
Relaxation in the Tub in Your Kitchen
(NC)-With so much commotion soak in the tub after a hard day's composition, delivers upbeat
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it's more important than ever But how exactly does the that ebb and flow. The Letting
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Or, in the case of most busy work to relax the body? The undulating rhythms that help
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The trend of spa-like home Awakening, Solitude, Letting that encourage the mind to
bathrooms certainly isn't new; Go and finally, Transcendence. wander.
the lavatory has always been Breathing and heart rate slow to Sound like heaven in a tub?
the place for privacy and quiet the echoing rhythms of the It's not far from it - the
time in the home. But now, in vibrations, which enhance the experience of bathing has never (NC)-Today, more women are Moen's unique, multi-function
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attainable design, lack thereof) is a common mode.
there is a new complaint among all working
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tub. the kitchen. comes to cleaning kitchen
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However, there's a new twist
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Referred to as "take and bake"
or "fix and freeze," these new
1666 - The Great Fire of London began in 1812 - Napoleon and his troops first entered Moscow businesses allow women to
a bakery in Pudding Lane near the Tower. as the retreating Russians set the city on fire. Napoleon spend one evening preparing
Over the next three days more than 13,000 found it was impossible to stay through the winter in several weeks worth of great-
houses were destroyed, although only six the ruined city. He then began a retreat from Moscow tasting meals. Women on-the-
lives were believed lost. which became one of the great disasters of military go can simply assemble the
history. Fewer than 20,000 of the original 500,000 men recipe and package for
with him survived the Russian campaign. freezing. That means a quick,
1930 - French aviators Dieudonne Coste and Maurice Bellonte made the healthy meal-without the
first non-stop flight from Europe to the USA.
1972 - Eleven members of the Israeli Olympic Team were killed during an
attack on the Olympic Village in Munich by members of the Black 1977 - Steve Biko, the South African black civil rights leader, died while he Enjoy a Quick Cup of Joe
September faction of the Palestinian Liberation Army. Israeli jets then was in police detention. Often a caffeine boost in
bombed Palestinian positions in Lebanon and Syria in retaliation on the morning is just what the
September 8, 1972. 1982 - Princess Grace of Monaco died following doctor ordered. New one-cup
an accident in which her car plunged off a coffee brewing systems
mountain road in Monte Carlo. Her daughter provide a quick cup before
Stephanie, also in the car, survived and was running out the door. The
1997 - Mother Teresa died in Calcutta at age 87, after treated for shock and bruises. Princess Grace
small size creates less clutter
a life of good works spent aiding the sick and poor in (Grace Kelly) was a Hollywood actress who met
India through her Missionaries of Charity order. Prince Rainier III of Monaco during filming of on countertops and single-
the Hitchcock film To Catch a Thief. She then serving pots brew a fresh cup
Birthday - September 7 - Queen Elizabeth I (1533- gave up a successful acting career and married in less than a minute. Plus,
1603) was born in Greenwich Palace. She was the daughter of King Henry him in 1956. there is no measuring, no
VIII and Anne Boleyn. She ascended the throne in 1558 at age 25. During filters, no grounds to clean up
her reign, Britain became a world power by defeating the Spanish 1960 - The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was and no waste.
Armada. The Anglican Church was also fully established. formed by representatives of oil-producing countries meeting in Baghdad. By adding a few
conveniences to the kitchen,
working women will soon be
able to spend less time
"working" on their household
jobs and more time enjoying
1986 - Bishop Desmond Tutu became Archbishop of being at home.
Cape Town, South Africa, the first black head of 1908 - General Motors was founded by For more information on
South Africa's Anglicans. entrepreneur William Crapo "Billy" Durant in ShowHouse by Moen
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Princess Canada & New
Follow in the footsteps of America’s oldest settlement is the gateway to the
forefathers in cities like Norfolk, scenic wonders of New Brunswick,
Charleston and Boston. Visit the bright which remains remarkably unspoiled
lights of New York City. Fall in love with with 85 percent of the province still
quintessential French Quebec City and unsettled with vast expanses of forests,
get charmed by quaint villages from Saint hills, streams, and a spectacular coastline
John to Bar Harbor. Stroll through history dotted by historic and charming towns. The average person in the
among colonial brick buildings, autumn Corner Brook, Newfoundland. Located
woods and rocky shores as you in Newfoundland's Bay of Islands, the United Kingdom drinks as
experience the sights, sounds and town of Corner Brook is a wonderful
flavours of Canada and New England. island filled with magnificent fjords, much tea as 23 Italians.
There's just no better way to experience thick forests and jagged headlands. It's a
the East Coast's autumn colour than picturesque place to relax and enjoy the
onboard a Princess cruise. views or explore the numerous groomed
French Connection. Cruise Eastern walking trails.
Canada and discover a decidedly French Quebec City, Quebec. To visit Quebec
influence, from the idyllic coastal is to experience France without crossing
villages of Nova Scotia to the Rue St.
Louis in Québec City. See the best-known
sights, such as the lighthouse at Peggy's
the Atlantic. The architecture, ambiance
and mostly French-speaking citizenry are
proof that some of France has been
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Cove or the churches of Saint John. permanently ingrained in North America.
Our Nation's Roots. Cruise New In addition to its European flair, Quebec
England and discover America's roots City is the only remaining walled city
along its rocky coastline. Historic cities north of Mexico.
like Philadelphia, home of the Liberty Saguenay River (Scenic Cruising). The
Bell, the house where Thomas Jefferson Saguenay River is a major waterway of
wrote the Declaration of Independence, Quebec and one of Canada's most scenic
as well as the great melting pot of New rivers. Its rushing tidewaters flow
York City. upriver as far as Saguenay. From Lac
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in charming port cities we’ll visit on your drains into the Saint Lawrence River at
cruise, like Bar Harbor and Newport. Tadoussac.
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Grab a bowl of clam chowder or a lobster Sydney, Nova Scotia. Sydney on Cape
roll, nibble fresh Maine blueberries or Breton Island was originally founded in
bite into a famous Philly cheese-steak 1785 by fleeing British Loyalists. They
sandwich. established a coal- and steel-producing
Canada & New England Cruisetours. community in Sydney that attracted a
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vacation with a Cruisetour. This Sydney still exports coal and is a perfect
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