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HO HO HOLY COW – There are only 3 editions left of The Low Down for 2019. Our final edition will be Dec. 18. This means deadlines will change. Display/classified ads for the Dec. 18 edition will need to be provided by Dec. 11 by 4 p.m. Thank you for your cooperation on this. Happy Holidays from The Low Down Team

Coming Events

YOUTH WELFARE Association of Rupert Annual Christmas Concert,

Rupert Community Hall, 24 Shouldice Rd. Sunday,  Dec. 8, 2 p.m. Free at the door. Food donations – non-perishable. Lots of fun on stage, and Santa is sure to come.


CHRISTMAS IN the Gatineau 26th anniversary! Dinner and Dance with the Brysonnaires - country and popular music. Low Heritage Hall, Saturday, December 14th 5 p.m. to 11 pm. Tickets: Adults $20; children 5-12 $8; under 5 free. Sponsored by ACU Network. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling 819-422-1180 or 819-422-1865. 


IN THE Heart of the Library on Dec. 14 at 10:30 a.m. a special event for children 4 to 10. Magical sing-along, yoga and story: Shining Rainbow Hands. With Anamda Sly. Live music. Participation. Free. CDs on sale. Biblio Wakefield Library


BIBLIO WAKEFIELD Library once again offers a space to join the largest human rights action in the world. Join hundreds of thousands of people 'Writing for Rights'. This year Amnesty International is focusing on young people. Profiles and writing instructions and materials are provided. This happens on Dec. 7 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. during the Wakefield Christmas Market. Come in - warm up - and write letters that make a difference!


BINGO – Saint Camillus Christmas Turkey Bingo de dindes de Noèl Farrellton Parish Hall/Salle paroissial Farrellton 42 chemin Plunkett Road, Farrellton, vendredi le 6 décembre/Friday Dec.6 2019 à 20h00/8 p.m.


SANTA’S COMING to Matériaux Beausoleil Home Hardware on Rte 105 in Wakefield! On Saturday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m. to  2 p.m. Santa will be on site with a knee to sit upon and gifts for the kids. Come snack on cake, cookies and juice! Don’t forget your camera and your children’s Wish Lists. 

ST. MARY Magdalene Church — Join us for worship, Sunday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m., 537 Route 105, Chelsea. 


THE CHRISTMAS Lunch/Party sponsored by the Wakefield Golden Age Club is Monday, Dec. 9, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Rupert Community Centre for $18. We are having a delicious traditional Christmas menu with turkey, ham, tourtiere, mashed potatoes, gravy and dessert surrounded with laughter and love. Family, Friends and Grandkids are welcome. You must reserve your spot in advance. Contact Sally Swan 819-459-3151 or Sandra Lemieux 819-459-1297 or Irene Richardson


Buy & Sell

SPORT 4X4 FORD Ranger – automatic 2010, 106,000 km, double cab, V6, 4L (no handbrake, air conditioning not working, some rust). Well maintained. Asking $7,000. 819-360-4068 ask for Chris


EVERYTHING ROSE – Unique, budget friendly Christmas gifts. Wednesday to Saturday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. 845 Hwy 105, Alcove. 613-355-8229. 


FOR AN amazing and most eclectic selection of Gift-worthy books check out the Book Nook at the Wakefield Library. We're open during library hours.


WINTER TIRES on rims for sale. Bridgestone Blizzaks. P195/65/R15, $350. Excellent condition and great quality. These fit earlier Honda Civics and weren’t even used for one season. Please contact for information.


IF YOUR HENS stop layin’ you know to go to M&R Feeds. Lots more goodies at M&R. Wood pellets, safety salt, environment friendly de-icing products, sunflower seeds, insulated rubber boots, deer chow, heated water bowls, fencing, steel gates, beef pellets, pet food and accessories. Gift ideas for the farmer, outdoor worker, animal and bird lover, rural home owner and your friends. M&R Micksburg, 613-735-3689, Pembroke 613-732-2843, Shawville 819-647-2814

VIDEO KENNEDY – 5 ch Kennedy, Masham. Renting over 7,000 DVDs/Blu-ray. TV series, critically acclaimed movies. New releases Friday. 819-456-2176. 



DRY FIREWOOD – All hardwood. Call 819-598-8632. 


MIXED HARDWOOD firewood 4'x 8'x16'. Taking orders for next year, delivery available within the Outaouais. Email or 819-456-1509.


Clubs & Classes

GUITAR LESSONS with Kate Weekes in Chelsea and Wakefield. Accepting new students for January 2020. $25/half hour or $50/hour. or 613-297-3009 to register. See for details.


SPANISH – Learn a new language or practice what you already know. Information: 819-607-0996; Visit Español con Fernando on facebook. Join our conversation club. 


WAKEFIELD ACTIVE ADULTS 50+. Discover fun and easy ways to stay mentally and physically active in Wakefield:

  • Nordic Walking (free drop-in) Mondays 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

  • Wakefield Senior Café ($3 drop-in) Mondays 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • BeActive Fitness 50+ ($5 drop-in) Wednesdays and Fridays 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

The above activities are at Centre Wakefield La Pêche. Details at

Everyone is welcome. Events may vary due to holidays, please check the sites or call for information. Sponsored by the Wakefield Golden Age Club. Sally Swan 819-459-3151 or Irene 819-459-3284 or 


IF YOU DRINK, that's your business. If you want to stop, that's our business. Alcoholics Anonymous Chelsea meeting every Friday 8 p.m. St. Mary Magdalene Church, 537 Route 105. 


DUMP TRUCK driver and trailer driver needed. Experienced. Knowledge of Ottawa and Outaouais area. Salary to be discussed. / Recherche chauffeur qualifié pour camion lourd avec remorque. Doit connaitre les environs d'Ottawa et l'Outaouais. Salaire a discuter. Please send CV’s to or call 819-456-1116. 


ROOFERS WANTED – Merlin's Roofing requires part time and full time employees. Experience preferred and also willing to train. Must have reliable vehicle. 613-601-2507


INSOTEC/CHUGG Construction looking for labourers, insulators, carpenters, handyman. Send resume to


For Rent 

FOUR SEASON, open concept house on 15 acres. One bedroom plus loft. Woodstove and electric baseboard heat. Snow removal included. Price negotiable based on duration of stay. One hour to Parliament Hill, 18 minutes south of Lac Sainte Marie. Email 


COMMERCIAL OFFICE space available for rent. Close to Wakefield village. Shared boardroom, kitchen, and common area. Parking included. Available as of May 1. Please email for more information. 


Wanted to Rent

SEEKING 1 bedroom cottage to rent or look after in Wakefield, Cascade or Chelsea area. Flexible: open to apartment, with office and storage or co-housing. Thoughtful: progressive PhD working on peace and security initiatives. Useful: Can do maintenance, renos, paint, snow removal, cut wood, tree-planting and removal. Joyful: coach for alpine ski racing, tennis and fitness. Reliable: licensed security guard. Peter 519-709-1360 


Real Estate

LOOKING TO BUY 40+ acres of recreational/hunting land, water access a bonus. Please call 613-606-6606. 

CHELSEA RIVERFRONT – Two extraordinary adjacent lots, cadastered, buildable. Vintage cottage. Second older cottage (acquired rights). Very wide property, distant neighbours, panoramic view. Grandfathered private dock. Secluded, cascading stream, waterfall. $549,900. Quick commute Ottawa. 819-827-5087.


Professional Services

EXPERT JEWELLER can repair your favourite pieces, and collaborate with you to make something unique and affordable using your old gold. John Urban, 819-422-3836,


SNOW BLOWER TUNE-UPS/repairs. Pick up/delivery available. Reasonable rates. Fast service. 30 years experience 819-457-1967. 


I WON'T FIX YOUR PRINTER, but for everything else computer related, contact Mike at Mikerochip. 613-850-1334. 


PROBLEMS WITH YOUR ROOF? For long-term solutions, call Wakefield Roofing, the metal roofing experts. 819-661-9130. 


WINDOW CLEANING, eavestrough repair, and siding cleaning. Wakefield area. Insured. References. Contact 819-459-1130. 


FJH ELECTRIC – Certified master electrician. Quality work, reasonable price. Serving Chelsea/Wakefield/Gatineau. 613-276-2876;  RBQ License #5638-9240-01


ARE YOU tired of shovelling snow? Then call Joel for steps, decks, walkways, and more. 819-209-8582


LOVE YOUR HOME – Dreaming of a gleaming home for the holidays? I am more than a cleaner. I am a home detailer and I will restore your beloved home into a joy-filled space. Impeccable references from Chelsea, Cantley and Wakefield. Pictures available upon request. To book an appointment call or text: 819-962-8556.


GET RID OF PAIN NOW  – 50 per cent off ($25) for first time visitors. 


CREOSOTE BUILD-UP and other debris in a chimney can cause a fire hazard. Regular chimney sweeping is recommended as a preventative measure. Contact Dougal Rattray, the Wakefield Chimney Sweep for service: 819-561-1107. 12/2019


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 819-459-2477 for a free design consultation and a friendly chat. 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 819-230-8129; email: 


PINEVIEW TREE cutting services. Free estimates. Fully insured. Cutting, pruning, removals, trimming. Cell: 819-664-3531. 


MASSAGE THERAPIST/certified energy healer, Jean Magill. Bookings available in Wakefield village/in-home. 819-665-8520 or 819-456-4074.;


AUTO REPAIR – general mechanic, diagnostic, tires. Call Serge between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. 819-665-6926. 


RUPERT RENOVATIONS – Repairs and renovations on homes and cottages. 25 years experience. Call John – Cell: 613-302-9161; Tel: 819-459-1141.


A KENNEL ALTERNATIVE – No Cages, Crates or Chains. Located in quiet country home. 819-271-7999. 

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