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Edition of: June 29 – July 5, 2016




ATTENTION LOW DOWN advertisers and clients: We have a statutory holiday, Friday, July 1 (the office will be closed) coming up and our deadlines will change. DISPLAY ADS (advertising in the body of the paper) will be Thursday, July 30 at noon for the edition of the following Wednesday. Please note that the deadline for CLASSIFIED ADS will stay the same, Monday noon. We have a strict deadline so please plan ahead. Thank you very much for your cooperation. Low Down Staff. Happy Canada Day everyone!!!


NEW…AUTHENTIC Chinese food now at Wakefield pizza. Served on Mondays and Tuesdays. Cheers! (819)459-2013. 07/06




SUMMER SUPPER– Low United Church, Saturday, July 9, 4:00-7:00 p.m. Homemade beans, scalloped potatoes, ham and strawberry shortcake. Adults $12, local music. All are welcome, 85 Martindale Rd, Low, QC. 07/06


GARDEN PARTY and Bake Sale – Join us and support the Wakefield Memorial Hospital (Des Collines Health Foundation) Saturday, July 16, 2016 – 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Les Trois Érables, 801 Riverside drive in Wakefield. Parking at Ski Vorlage – Free shuttle bus service. To volunteer, donate to the bake sale or for more info (819)230-9842. 07/13


MAKE WILLIAM Commanda’s vision come true. Victoria Island is sacred. 07/13


THE WAKEFIELD Cemetery Board is seeking volunteer members to assist in the care and operation of MacLaren and Hall cemeteries. This is a great community opportunity to work with local people to manage and care for Wakefield’s treasured historic places. There are usually 8 to10 meetings a year, about one hour in duration. To apply, or for more information, please contact Andrew Baker at (819)459-2147 or   06/29


GRACE UNITED CHURCH-service every Sunday at 10:00 am in beautiful downtown Rupert (June, July, August) everyone welcome.  06/29


CHELSEA MARKET– Get your fresh organic vegetables, berries, sausage on a bun, coffee, homemade pie, pastries, Indian food, meat, honey and weekly live music! Support your local producers and build community! Saturdays from 9:00 am-2:00 pm at 212 Ch. Old Chelsea beside St. Stephen’s Church. 07/06


WAKEFIELD MARKET, Saturday, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. “Celebration of Pottery” featuring 8 local potters. Enjoy music with Dawn Pritchard and Jamie Ferguson and shop from more than 25 vendors including Alska Crepes, Mr Lemonade and Good Shepherds Coffee. Your community meeting place every Saturday morning. Like us on Facebook. 06/29





GROUP YARD sale, Saturday, July 2, 9:00 am, Beggar’s Bench, 5 rue Faith, Lac St Marie. (819)467-2735. 06/29


CONTINUING MULTI-FAMILY garage sale! 46 Burnside, Wakefield—Friday, 1 July 9:00 – 1:00. Come before watching the Canada Day parade! Saturday, 2 July, 9:00 – 1:00. Even more international treasures, jewelry, paintings, textiles, many house plants, antiques, collectibles, and more!SEE YOU THERE!!! 06/29


FARRELLTON–SATURDAY and Sunday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, 1950 Hwy 105. Boat trailer, canoe, table saw (Craftsman), planer, routers and much more. 06/29


COMMUNITY GARAGE Sale/Vente de garage communautaire. July 9, 2016/le 9 juillet 2016. 8:00 am to 4:00 pm/de 8h00 à 16h00. St. Camillus Parish Hall, Plunkett Road, Farrellton/La Salle paroissiale St-Camillus, chemin Plunkett, Farrellton. Tables for rent $20/Tables à louer 20$. Contact/Contactez Judith – or/ou Alexis (819)459-3581. 07/06





YOGA TEACHER Training – September 2016 ~ June 2017. Certification Course in Wakefield, one weekend per month. Full details at Registration closes once 6 successful applicants have been accepted or July 15th, 2016. To apply contact Suzanne at or by calling (819)459-2938. 07/06


EARTH PATH’S nature programs for ages 6-12 open for registration. Summer camps and regular weekly programs during the school year. Please see or call (613)858-8822 for information. 07/06





WAKEFIELD PIZZA now hiring drivers for delivery. Please contact Bin at (819)329-5866. 06/29


LOADER/CRUSHER OPERATOR–Must have experience operating a loader and knowledge to do overall maintenance. Please send resumé to or fax (819)455-9778. 07/13


AUBERGE OLD Chelsea B&B looking for help, approximately. Contact Manon (819)827-1316; 06/29


MJMD PIZZA Luigi’s is looking for P/T line cooks for Wakefield/Chelsea locations. Contact Dan (819)230-6160 between 10:00 am-6:00 pm. 06/29





TOP TO BOTTOM cleaning. Weekly/biweekly/one time/regular basis. Excellent references. Call Judy (819)766-2205;(613)402-5833.   07/06


MASTER ELECTRICIAN certified in Quebec and Ontario. Custom work and design. Free written estimate. ITC participant. (613)552-6541. 07/13


HARDWORKING HOUSEKEEPER available, weekly or bi-weekly. References and receipts available. (819)456-2456.  07/06 fn


MULCH, TOP Soil, Garden soil, Compost, Gravel, Stone dust, pick up at our shop or we do delivery. (819)827-9144. 08/03


WWW.ECOFRIENDLYDAYCARE.COM, an environmentally friendly, organic only day care. Full Time & Part Time spots available. Aleksandra (819)510-5750. 06/29


HANDYMAN CAN! Fence/deck, outdoor furniture repair, indoor/outdoor painting. Laminated flooring. Senior discounts. Call Garry (819)459-3634. 07/06


GRASS ROOTS lawn care. Reliable lawn care service. Local student owned. Fully insured! Call Simon for free quote. (819)665-9705. 06/29


CONTAINER RENTALS, small or big we have them. From 10 yards to 40 yards. We do recycling with what you drop in the bin. (819)827-9144. 07/06


VILLAGE GARDENER- Specializing in perennials, landscaping, chainsaw. Wakefield/Masham area, call Mike (613)715-3278, email 08/17


NEED help to clean your house, spring cleaning or open your cottage? Call Sue (819)456-4189. 07/13


HANDYMAN AVAILABLE. Indoor, outdoor work, renovations, decks, fences, repairs, painting, flooring, tiling, call Bob (819)456-4189. 07/13


CERTIFIED MASTER Electrician (RBQ#5638-9240-01) for all your electrical issues. Good quality, good price. Serves Quebec/Ontario. (613)276-2876; 21/10/16 fn


WAKEFIELD KITCHENS, by John Zeitoun. Home and cottage kitchen renovations. Are you looking to renovate, reface or rejuvenate your kitchen? Add an island, harvest table or hoosier cabinet? Call John Zeitoun @459-2477 for a free design consultation and a friendly chat. fn


TECH FRUSTRATION getting you down? Call Chelsea tech guy today! (mac/windows/smartphones/tablets). On-site/remote service (613)898-2475, 07/20


DO YOU HAVE problems with your roof? For long-term solutions, call Wakefield Roofing, the metal roofing experts! (819)661-9130. 06/29 fn


WINDOW CLEANING and eavestrough repair and cleaning. Wakefield area. Insured. References. Contact (819)459-1130.  06/29 fn


MAN AROUND THE HOUSE – Meeting all of your home and property needs: repairs, upgrades, maintenance, etc. Reliable, efficient and guaranteed. Great references. Call Christian at (613)808-8129.  email:   06/29


RUPERT RENOVATIONS. Repairs and Renovations on homes and cottages. 25 years experience. Call John: Cell. (613)302-9161, Tel. (819)459-1141. 07/20


GENERAL TRADESMAN services, (613)558-6973. Reasonable rates for reasonable people. 07/06


LAWNTRACTOR TUNE-UPS/repairs. Pick up/delivery available. Reasonable rates. Fast service. 25 years experience (819)457-1967. 06/22 fn


PINEVIEW TREE cutting services. Free estimates. Fully insured. Cutting, pruning, removals, trimming. Cell: (819)664-3531.  06/29 fn


PROPERTY SOLUTIONS. Spring cleaning? Let us take care of your property needs. Lawn cutting and maintenance. Brush clearing and cutting, junk removal, garage cleaning. Free estimates competitive rates and senior discounts.Contact us today to see how we can help your property. Odin McMillan (613)552-7439.  fn





VIDEO KENNEDY–5 ch Kennedy. Renting over 7000 DVDs/Blu-ray, TV series, repertoire films. Over 2000 kids movies. Open Mon-Thurs, 12:00 pm-9:00 pm, Fri/Sat, 10:00 am-9:00 pm. New releases every Friday. (819)456-2176. 07/06





LAWN TRACTOR, like new. $1000. Tractor, B275 diesel with grader blade on 3 point hitch, $3800. 1978 Chevy Pick up, step-side, ¾ ton, 350 gas, needs body work, 2WD, $900. International tractor 350 gas, w/loader. All restored, $4800. Wood splitter, heavy duty, electric start $2500. Brand new steering box for B414 tractor, $700. (819)467-2566. 06/29


SELLING A 21 foot above-ground pool with all the supplies (pump, filter, cover, access stairs, some chemicals, etc). Has seen a couple summers, but has a lot of life left. Enjoy your own pool on these hot summer days for $thousands less than buying new. Must be available to dismantle/ transport. $1000 neg. Rick @ (613)796-9554. 06/29


YOUNG CHANG piano PE-121 professional upright with matching bench. $2700. 48″, hinged lid. Highly responsive touch.  Red mahogany polish. Purchased 2006 for $6000. (819)593-5716. 07/20


LIGHTED GLASS/WOOD curio cabinet. 5.5’X1.3’. One broken pane. Asking $200 OBO. Linda at (819)459-2968 or 06/29


PINE DOUBLE futon- clean mattress/cover, $125 excellent condition. Best offers for: Cloth diapers (20+), Safety 1st bedrail, Trailgator and tail bar for learning to ride, glass feeding bottles; 75 or so LPs: Alan Parsons, Pink Floyd, Yes, Supertramp, Simply Red, Styx, Genesis, Rolling Stones and more similar. Computer games: Fear, JACK, Prey, Splinter Cell, Doom and more. or (819)827-0043. 06/29


EASTERN CEDAR. 2×6 – 8, 10, 12 ft lengths. Also cedar poles, fence posts, pine beams and boards. Call: (819)422-3626. 07/20


USED STYROFOAM, $6.00/sheet for 3”,$7.00/sheet for 4”, 2 ft x 4 ft sheets. Contact: Larry Crawford Cell. (613)223-6734. 07/20





FIREWOOD FOR sale. Hardwood. Delivered. Call: (819)467-3195. 07/06


FIREWOOD FOR Sale, Oak, Maple, Ash, Yellow Birch. Ready for next season. Delivery available. (819)827-9144. 08/03


BOIS CHAUFFAGE, sec. Firewood, hardwood dry. $95/chord. (819)351-4187. 05/31/17


MIXED DRY hardwood, 80% maple, we deliver. Kindling $5, (819)775-1681. 06/29





TRUST YOUR dog to Karefree Kennel. Since 1999, we offer home away from home. 07/06


KENNEL ALTERNATIVE. ‘Pet Vacation Wakefield’ No Cages, Crates or Chains. Located in quiet country home. (613)862-3337; 06/29





HAY, HEY, HAY, Hey! Come see us for your farm supplies..twine, net wrap, plastic bale wrap, ag bags, flex tubes, electric fencing, page wire, T rail steel posts, water troughs, mineral feeders, salt blocks and bags. Lots of fixin’s. M&R Feeds Shawville (819)647-2814 06/29


FERME PEABODY FARM–Pasture raised pork, fed oats from local farmers. Available exclusively at Wakefield Express. Thank you Bin and Shasha for supporting local farmers! Come visit us on the farm or Facebook. 26 Chemin Sullivan, Low, Quebec, (613)558-4517. 06/29





CHELSEA WATERFRONT Cottage. Immediate. June, September, October. WiFi, SatTV, great swimming, dock, canoe. Idyllically private. (819)827-5087. 06/29





BRICK BUNGALOW on a 2 acre lot with an attached 2 car garage, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, den and fireplace. Separate 3-vehicle garage. 374 Irwin Road, La Pêche. For further information, please call: (819)456-3375 or (613)746-8358. 07/20


RUPERT FARMHOUSE, 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Open house July 9 and 10, 1:00-4:00 pm. Peter Gillies (819)506-1586 07/06


CHELSEA OPEN-CONCEPT 2+2 bedrooms executive chalet-style house. 2.5 floors. Cathedral ceiling, gleaming pine floors. 2.5 bathrooms. Huge flat lot adjoining Gatineau Park, brook, waterfall. No immediate neighbours. $385,900. One kilometre Exit 21, highway 5. (819)827-5087. 06/29





WOODED LOTS (2) for sale in Chelsea. 1+ acres. Ready to build, (819)210-2112.  07/13 fn





WALKING DISTANCE to the village. Private dock. Includes heat, utilities, WIFI, Satellite TV. $1200, (819)664-7299. 06/29


WAKEFIELD 2+BEDROOM Modern Country Living-Newly modernized 2+ bedroom home. Situated on Morrison Heights with views across the Gatineau Hills. Hardwood floors throughout. Open plan main floor. Includes: appliances +washer & dryer, spa room with jacuzzi tub, shower and fireplace. Spacious 3 season porch with access to the large deck w/arbour. Country living with all the modern conveniences. Easy access to the village of Wakefield and Gatineau Park. 25 mins to downtown. Ottawa/Gatineau. Access to Morrison Quarry Beach. Call (819)484-1066 or email Photos available:


BUNGALOW– WAKEFIELD. Overlooking Wakefield village, 2 bedroom, one bath, approx. 1250 square feet. Wrap around deck with fabulous view. 5 appliances. $1200/month, plus utilities.  Available August 1, 2016. Contact:


CHELSEA -1 BEDROOM (large 3.5 apt), kitchen/living-room, bathroom. Incl.: Deck, BBQ, Hydro, Internet, parking, laundry, fridge. Quiet, sunny. Great location for outdoor activities in Gatineau Park (1 min). Perfect for 1 student, bachelorette or bachelor. $720/month, (819)210-1544, 07/06


APARTMENT FOR rent Wakefield Village.
Two levels of beautiful, sun-filled living space.
Open concept, living-dining room with two sided propane fireplace,
modern kitchen, appliances including washer/dryer on second floor.
Heat pump, a/c, two bedrooms, den/office,1.5 bathrooms. Hardwood flooring, private deck, professionally landscaped.
All modern amenities, walk to river, recreation, restaurants, popular music venues.
Available summer/fall. Rent $1600 (reduced rent for long term tenancy).; (819)459-2876. 06/29


GORGEOUS SOUTHERN View! 3 BR house Chelsea near Wakefield. 13 acres: trails, lawn, gardens. Garage, basement with wood stove. Walk to IGA, Gatineau Park, river access. Bike to Wakefield; 20 mins to Ottawa. Wood- electric, W/D, DW. AUGUST SUBLET $1000; Sep +lease $1200. Kijiji: Search Chelsea by Wakefield or call for pics (613)296-6012 06/29


CHELSEA FURNISHED Immediate 4bdrm. Adjoining Gatineau Park. SatTV, phone, WiFi. Beach access. Long/short term. (819)827-5087. 06/29


SUNNY 3+1 bedroom, two baths, spacious house for rent in Cantley. Hardwood and ceramic, newly renovated bottom floor on 1-acre lot, wooded in the back/no neighbours, newly stained deck, fire-pit, large sheds, washer/dryer, fridge/stove, air conditioning. Walking distance to all amenities: day care/ schools/trails/pharmacy and grocery store. 25 mins to city. Call: (613)617-3461 or (819)775-5330.$1,300+utilities. Available July 1. 06/29


1 BEDROOM apt, F/S, W/D, electric heat, $700/mo. Robert (819)459-3742. 07/06





1983 MERCEDES BENZ 380 SE. V8 engine, automatic, power everything. Summer driver of elderly businessman for the last 16 years. Always stored in winter. Never, ever driven in snow. Always hand washed. Original paint. No accidents. Professionally maintained. Complete records. Runs perfectly, but needs attention to AC, power sunroof , electric control of front seat, steering components, new tires, etc. to ensure another decade’s enjoyment. Reason for sale. Recently purchased a 1985 Mercedes Benz 500SEL from California. No room for two summer cars. Only for sale to a sophisticated and knowledgeable collector who can afford the investment required to maintain a classic car. $2500. 06/29





WILL BUY unwanted cars and trucks for scrap and parts. Pay cash. Barry (613)769-7940. 07/13







26th Annual Echoes of a Proud Nation Pow Wow. July 9th & 10th – 9:00 am onward. Just south of Montreal, Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, Routes 132 & 138 (off the Mercier Bridge). Adults: $8;  60+: $4; 5 & under: FREE. Tel.: (450) 632-8667.





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SAWMILLS from only $4,397. – MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill – cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free info & DVD: 1-800-566-6899 ext:400OT.





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