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Edition of: March 25 – March 31, 2015




CONGRATULATIONS TO Reid and Ashley Gilfillan on the birth of their second daughter Skye. Coming in to the world at 5 lb. 3 oz., 6:36 p.m., March 1. 03/25


ANGLICAN CHURCH Easter services. Palm Sunday March 29 – 9:00 a.m. St. Mary Magdalene (SMM) Chelsea/11:00 a.m. Good Shepherd (GSW) Wakefield. Mon. March 30, 7:00 p.m. GSW Wakefield; Tues. March 31, 7:00 p.m. SMM, Chelsea; Wed. April 1, 7:00 p.m. GSW, Wakefield; Maundy Thursday April 2, 7:00 p.m. GSW, Wakefield; Good Friday April 3, 2:00 p.m., SMM, Chelsea; Easter Sunday April 5, 6:00 a.m. Holy Trinity, Lascelles (with Breakfast); 9:00 a.m. SMM, Chelsea; 11:00 a.m. GSW, Wakefield. Info:(819)459-1252. 04/01





KNIGHTS STABLE 104 McLinton Wakefield is hosting over Easter an Extreme Cowboy Training Clinic with Shannon Townsend, April 3 and 4. Open to spectators cost 1 day $25.00, 2 days $35.00. Improve by watching this horsemanship training. Canteen on site. 04/01


INVITATION TO Artists! A series of five concerts will be presented in Chelsea municipal parks on Tuesday (July and August). Application deadline for the summer 2015 series is 4:00 p.m., April 17, 2015. A member of the group, must be a resident of Chelsea or the MRC des Collines-de-l’Outaouais. Application form on the Municipal Web site: (819)827-6201


IRISH FILM Festival Ottawa, March 27 to 29. Arts Court Theatre, 2 Daly Ave. Ottawa. 7 Irish films including Oscar nominated Song of the Sea. 03/25


SOCIAL JUSTICE Wednesdays continue April 1, 7:30 p.m. Meet neighbours who are reshaping the world. Grace United Church Wakefield. This week: Rosemary Quipp, Aga Khan Foundation. Info: (819)456-1206. 03/25


ANOTHER AUTHOR reading In the Heart of the Biblio Wakefield Library. Raouf Omar and Claude Weil share stories of compassion from a time of conflict in the Holy Land. Saturday, March 28, 3:00 p.m. Free. 03/25


PAROISSE STE-CÉCILE Parish Garage Sale every Sunday of March and April 2015 except for April 5. Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Where: Ste-Cécile Church basement. Clothes, toys, dishes and more. For info: (819)456-2212. 03/25


INVITATION TO all members of the Des Collines Health Foundation to attend our Annual General Meeting Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 5:00 p.m., 101 Burnside, Wakefield in the hospital boardroom. 03/25


CHILDREN’S AUTHOR Visit @ Wakefield Library Thurs, March 26, 6:45-8:30 p.m. Authors Lysette Brochu and Jo Rioux read from their works and help kids make their own picture books and comics. The evening will include readings and workshop stations. Details: 03/25


“DON’T WASTE time waiting for inspiration.” Wakefield Writers Festival – La Peche. 8-10 May 05/06





LA TROÏKA, située à Wakefield, offre un Camp de jour Médiéval (7-12ans) from July 6 to August 7; Du 6 juillet au 7 août. Have a look! 04/08


GRYC SAILING Camp Registration: for kids (members or non-members) ages 9-16. Begins March 21.; 03/25


CONTACTS FEMMES-Enfants–(English Programming in Kazabazua), Thursday- ” Live well ” a program designed for parents to learn hands on Frugal and Simple Living techniques. Mondays and Wednesdays Playgroup Parents and children 0-5 years. Kazabazua Municipal Office Basement, 30 Begley Rd. All programs begin at 9:30-11:30 a.m. 04/15


UNFOLD INTO Spring! Yoga for wellness at the Wakefield Mill. Starting April 10, pre-registered classes (10 classes): 1) Fridays 9:30-11:00 a.m. (Yoga Basics level 3) 2) Fridays 1:30-3:00 p.m. (Yoga Basics level 1) 3) Fridays 5:30-7:00 (Flow 4) 9:00-10:00 a.m. (Restorative Yoga) 5) Sundays 4:30-6:00 p.m. (Yoga for teens ). $120/plus tax. All classes in Maclaren Room at Maclaren House. Email or phone (819)459-1838 ext 115 to register. Saturday and Sunday drop-in classes at regular time 10:30-11:30 a.m. $17/per class payable on day of participation. 04/08


NATURE IMMERSION camps in Wakefield and Chelsea. Ignite your children’s passion for learning about the natural world, increase resilience and awareness of self, nature and others! or call (819)593-0846 for more info. 04/15





EVER WANTED to grow your own veggies but haven’t had the time to make a garden? Have a veggie garden but don’t have time to tend it? Experienced gardeners available this season for all your horticultural needs, including vegetable gardening installation/maintenance, perennial garden spring clean-up and maintenance. Diploma in horticulture, years of experience. Reasonable rates. Call or email Robyn and Beth, (613)266-6400 Let’s plan how you can enjoy the fruits of our labour. 04/25


GARDENING SEASON is coming. Experienced local gardeners offering spring clean-up, garden maintenance, bed installation, renovation and rejuvenation of existing gardens, soil health management, consulting and more. Call Andie Haltrich (819)459-1171 or email 04/08


CLAUDE LAPLANTE, serving all your landscaping needs in the La Pêche/Chelsea area. Available now for spring clean-up. Claude @(819)457-2935. 03/25


DO YOU NEED help to clean your house or spring cleaning or open your cottage? Call Sue (819)456-4189. 04/15


SPRING CLEAN-UP–Removal branches, trees, construction wood/metal, free estimate. Call (819)422-3420/(819)360-4282. 04/15


NEED CREATIVE support while you navigate a career or life challenge (decision, retiring, empty nest, etc.)? Call Linda for coaching, intro sessions, workshops, free consultation: (819)459-3580. 04/25


MOBILE TIRE changing service and general automotive repair. Get your tires changed before April 17 and $ave! Wakefield/Chelsea (613)620-7156. 03/25


HANDYMAN AVAILABLE. Indoor, outdoor work, renovations, decks, fences, repairs, painting, flooring, tiling, call Bob (819)456-4189. 04/22


EXCELLENT HOUSECLEANER has spots available. Call Jennifer (613)890-0765. 03/25


TUTOR- MATH/French all levels-Experienced tutor can teach in English/French. All levels (including Calculus I/II). Y. Tahibet (819)775-2021. 04/15


STUDENT TUTOR available in the Chelsea area. Math, Science, English, History. 15$/hour. CONTACT (613)406-2205 or email 04/18


HAVING COMPUTER TROUBLE? Call Lightening PC. Local service. Send email to: or leave message at: (819)665-7059. fn


HOUSECLEANING AVAILABLE, reasonable rates, references. Call Cara (819)459-3352. 04/08


HANDYMAN CAN! Cottage/home repairs. Property maintenance. Basement organizing, interior painting, furniture repair. Call Garry (819)459-3634. 04/01 fn


SPRING IS just around the corner! Book your spring cleaning with Green Cleaning today. Cottage, Move in/out, weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. Contact Ashley at (819)962-9982 or 04/01


TOO MUCH snow on your roof? For long-term solutions, call Wakefield Roofing, the roofing experts! (819)661-9130. 03/25


ROOF RAKING, eavestrough repair, insured, reasonable and flexible, Wakefield area. Clean windows for winter. Insured. Contact (819)459-3950. 03/25 fn


HARDWORKING HOUSEKEEPER available, weekly or bi-weekly. References and receipts available. (819)456-2456. 04/15 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: 03/25


RUPERT RENOVATIONS. Repairs and Renovations on homes and cottages. 25 years experience. Call John: Cell. (613)302-9161 Tel. (819)459-1141. 04/08


GENERAL HANDYMAN services, (613)558-6973. Reasonable rates for reasonable people. 04/01


LAWN TRACTORS/MOWERS tune-ups/repairs. Pick up/delivery available. Reasonable rates. Fast service. 25 years experience (819)457-1967. 04/15 fn


CERTIFIED MASTER Electrician (RBQ#5638-9240-01) for all your electrical issues. Good quality, good price.(613)276-2876; 09/10/15 fn


PINEVIEW TREE cutting services. Free estimates. Fully insured. Cutting, pruning, removals, trimming. Cell: (819)664-3531. 03/25 fn


PROPERTY SOLUTIONS. Let us take care of your property needs. Brush cutting and junk removal. Free estimate competitive rates senior discounts. Contact us today to see how we can help your property. Odin McMillan (613)552-7439 fn





I LOVE The Hills t-shirts on sale at the Low Down office. A variety of sizes available for just $20 tax included. Drop by the Low Down office at: 815 Riverside Drive, Wakefield. fn


WORST JOKES Of The Millennium by Art Mantell on sale at the Low Down office. 1,250 of the worst puns and groaners ever printed. Only $7.99 tax included. Stop by to pick up your very own copy. 815 Riverside Drive, Wakefield. fn





FOR THE Love of Pets – Professional pet sitting, registered, insured & bonded, (613)482-1575 or (819)775-9510. 04/01 fn





IT’S TIME! Order baby chicks, maple syrup supplies, brood cow lick tubs, calving/lambing supplies, frost seed for pastures, rubber boots. M&R Feeds Shawville (819)647-2814. 04/01


JUNIPER FARM veggie boxes available now! Fresh, Organic, Local! (819)459-1630, 04/08


LES FERMES Renaud- 30 lb beef box $225 (steaks, roasts, ground beef, stewing beef.) (819)456-2236 or 03/25





LOCAL PIZZERIA now taking applications for experienced cook part-time/full-time & drivers. Wakefield and Chelsea area, (819)230-6160 ask for Dan. 04/08


PART-TIME cook (cuisinier) for Manoir de Wakefield. (819)459-1854. 04/01


WAKEFIELD MILL is looking for bilingual experienced servers, bus person, contact 04/01


WAKEFIELD MILL is looking for a bilingual front desk agent, contact 04/01


WAKEFIELD MILL is looking for certified massage therapists, contact 04/01


LE RESTO is hiring – We are gearing up for the spring and the summer seasons and are looking for the following enthusiastic staff to help produce the best fish and chips and seafood dishes in the National Capital region: Experienced cooks, servers and bus people. Excellent wages. Please email your CV to and we will contact you immediately for an interview. Please no phone calls. 04/08


CARING FRENCH speaking female caregiver needed for a senior, Tulip Valley area. Part-time. Please call: (613)302-4801/(613)762-8226. 03/25


ST. BRIGID’S Summer Camp, Low, QC is seeking a seasonal head cook. for more information. Send resumes to or fax (613)435-4653. 03/25





HOUSE FOR Sale: Edelweiss Ski Hill. Beautiful 3-bedroom family home completely renovated including new family room, hardwood and slate floors, all new windows/doors and roof. 315K. Enjoy the warmth of the woodstove or sit by the heated pool on a brand new (2014) 500 sq ft deck in the summer with a panoramic view of the hills. Walk to Edelweiss Ski Hill and Golf Course, 6 minutes to Wakefield and an easy commute to the city. If interested, please call (819)360-8412.


BEAUTIFUL GATINEAU river waterfront property for sale in Chelsea. Call (613)868-6450. 04/15


3 BEDROOM HOUSE, double car garage, in-ground pool/ hot tub/sauna, stone fireplace, (613)730-5393. 04/15


WATERFRONT–Petit nid pour amoureux de la nature 4 saisons log house. Renovated/insulated solide et confortable, 2 chambres, laveuse/sécheuse au sous-sol, 1 acre située sur le bord du petit lac Legros tout près du lac Sinclair dépanneur et golf a 5 minutes email, 43 ch Bernier, La Pêche. (819)456-4500. $173,000. 04/01





WOODED LOTS (3) for sale in Chelsea. 1+ acres. Ready to build, (819)210-2112. 04/08 fn





HOUSE TO SHARE: Chelsea near Wakefield. Bright bedroom plus office/studio. Have the whole second floor to yourself. Furnished possible. Great southern view in shared kitchen/dinning room. 13 acres: trails, garden space, river access. Walk to IGA/ Park, bike to Wakefield, 20 mins Ottawa. Wood electric, fast internet, W/D, DW. $475 for the two rooms, plus utils. (613)612-5738. kijiji 1044590420. 03/25





FURNISHED CHELSEA–Executive country home adjoining Gatineau Park. 2+2 bedrooms, woodstove. Beach access. Immediate. Long/short term. (819)827-5087. 04/08


SMALL 2 BEDROOM home on the river, 5 min walk from village. $975/plus hydro, (819)459-3923. 03/25


BEAUTIFUL, SPACIOUS, bright bedroom on second floor of a large house, furnished, quiet, clean, all included. Ideal for gentleman. $400/month, Cantley, (819)827-7719. 04/15


CHELSEA (SCOTT RD), 3 bdrm home, 2 garage, finished basement, $1300+, May/June 1. Commercial/residential. 03/25


COTTAGE FOR RENT-Masham-Rupert: Bachelor, kitchen, living-room, bathroom, washer/dryer. $675 mthly. Heat/electric not included. No pets, (819)456-2236. 03/25


FOR RENT. Bachelor. $660. All included with parking. Hull, Mont-Bleu. Contact 03/25


SMALL 2 BEDROOM in Farm Point. Non-smoker/no pets FIRM. June 1 or July 1. $750+, (819)208-3367. 03/25


WATERFRONT CONDO, 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, hardwood floors, A/C, 7 appliances, access to pool and marina, 2 parking spaces, exterior locker, available May 1,; (819)743-2513. 03/25


AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Two apartments for rent. Both in Chelsea in a quiet neighbourhood with easy access to Ottawa and the Gatineau Park. Recently painted and renovated. 1) Studio with pine floors, fireplace and air conditioner. Murphy bed hidden behind beautiful pine cupboard allows a spacious room during the day. Washer and dryer and good quality appliances. $700/month includes parking and utilities. 2) Two bedroom with hardwood floors and high quality ceramic tiles in kitchen and bathroom. Lots of storage space. $950 includes parking and utilities. Contact:- 03/25


CHELSEA, NEAR Highway and La Vallèe. Three bedroom, open plan, partially furnished, beautiful setting, river access. Ideal for working couple (in Ottawa), or couple looking to eventually buy in Gatineau Hills. $1400/month. Phil Jenkins, (819)827-1638. 03/25


FOR RENT in Kingsmere/Chelsea. Built in 1994, 2+1 bedroom house, 2 full bathrooms, 5 appliances, airtight fireplace. 100 meters from Gatineau Park hiking, biking & ski trails. 10 minute walk to historic Mackenzie King Estate (museum, tea room, ruins etc.) 8 minute drive to Meech Lake beaches, 3 km to Chelsea village with restaurants, Nordik Scandinavian spa, bakery, organic weekend market, art galleries, library, grocery store etc. 15 minute drive to Parliament Hill. Available April 1, 2015, $1,650/month+utilities. Telephone: (613)946-9420; Email: 03/25





WILL BUY unwanted cars and trucks for scrap and parts. Pay cash. Barry (613)769-7940. 04/29





ANDERSON, MARIAN ISABEL (nee Milks), WWII Veteran–Peacefully at Parkwood Hospital, London on Sunday, March 15, 2015 in her 92nd year. Wife of the late Bill Anderson. Dear mother of Bill, Ron and Bev Anderson. Loving grandmother of Justin and Jeremy Anderson. Great-grandmother of Judith, Meriam, William and Haedon. Sister of Harold and Bob Milks, Irene Sheridan, Sheila Townsend and Audrey Trudeau. Predeceased by her brothers James, John, Norman and Erle Milks and her sisters Alma Milks and Beatrice Skokus. Cremation has taken place. A Private Internment will take place. Expressions of sympathy and donations (Heart and Stroke Foundation) would be appreciated, and may be made through London Cremation Services, (519)672-0459, or online at 03/25







ABRACADABRA turn your hidden treasures into ready cash. International buyer wants to purchase your antiques, paintings, china, crystal, gold, silverware, jewellery, rare books, sports, movies, postcards, coins, stamps, records. 514-501-9072.





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