ONLY 3 editions of The Low Down remain in 2020. Our deadline for display ads for the Dec. 23 edition is Wednesday, Dec. 16 at noon and the classified deadline is Thursday, Dec. 17 at 10 am. There will be no paper printed for the weeks of Dec. 30 or Jan. 6. Happy holidays from The Low Down Team!
THE GATINEAU Valley Retirement Village Seniors Housing Project needs your help! From Dec. 1, 2020 to April 1, 2021, all donations to GVRV are doubled thanks to a generous offer by the family of the late Peggy Herbert. Donations can be made online, by cheque or cash, please mention ”Peggy’s Gift” in the message. Online: https://www. canadahelps.org/en/charities/ gatineau-valley-retirement-village/. By mail: 373 Route 105, PO Box 209, Kazabazua, QC J0X 1X0. Cash: in person to Debbie Chamberlain, Cindy McCambley, Sylvain Lafrance, Robert Bergeron, Michel Collin, or Phil Gibson. This holiday season, make your money for GVRV grow. Get your family together to make a group donation, or give in memory of your own loved one. Help us prepare for the planning of Phase 2.
WHAT'S HAPPENING at Centre Wakefield La Pêche – Give a gift, get a gift. There is a special this holiday season for those thinking of donating to Centre Wakefield La Pêche. Donate $100 or more and you receive a Wakefield stainless steel mug, a special edition Wakefield t-shirt, and Wakefield's own coloring book - while quantities last. Go to www.centrewakefieldlapeche.ca
THE WAKEFIELD Grannies are grateful for the community's ongoing support. For 2020 year-end donations we can issue tax receipts. Contact Ilse Turnsen for details on how to donate.
ST. MARY Magdalene Church — 'Zoom' worship with us! Sunday, December 6, 10 a.m. for Zoom link:
ON DEC. 6 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. there will be a vigil along the Wakefield Boardwalk in recognition of women and girls in our community and across the globe who have been victims of abuse and violence. In keeping with the Center for Women’s Global Leadership’s annual international campaign, 16 Days of Activism against Gender- Based Violence, and the United Nations UNiTE campaign to end violence again women, we are inviting people in the municipality of La Péche to join in solidarity, standing together, masked and six feet apart, for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls. Please bring a candle to light and wear something orange.
Buy & Sell
HOT DOG what a deal! The Low Down is offering our annual gift giving deal of a 'I love the Hills' t-shirt and a wildly dated (and inappropriate) copy of Art Mantell's Worst Joke book for only $25. Need another gift idea? A one year subscription to our award winning local paper makes a great gift. Stop by the office at 815 Riverside during office hours to get yours! You can also call us at 819-459-2222 or email Leona at .
GIVE THE GIFT of local history. The GVHS announces its once-a-year sale of the 46-volume set of 'Up the Gatineau!', packaged in a lovely white gift bag with coloured tissue. Regular price of $160 on sale for $125. Optional index for $10. Contact Dave Dunphy or Shirley McGlashan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 819- 827-1548. Valid until Dec. 19.
SUPPORT THE GVHS – Give a gift membership to a friend or family member to support the Historical Society’s mission to preserve and promote the heritage and history of the Gatineau Valley. Only $20 (one year) or $35 (two year) with a lovely gift card and envelope that can be mailed on your behalf. One of the best benefits of membership is a complimentary copy of the next 'Up the Gatineau!' our local history journal, due out May 2021. Contact Louise Schwartz at email@example.com or 613-762-1429 to place your order.
ONLINE GARAGE Sale – Silver-plated flatware; video player; briefcase; swivel desk-chair; tea set; vintage fan; pewter dishes; kitchen-scale; Rich- Dad/Poor-Dad books; platters, serving dishes; pottery jugs; tarot cards (Thoth); small vases and more delivered. 819-457- 2935. Email for list, prices and photos.
THE BOOK NOOK has an excellent and eclectic selection of $5 books that make great Christmas Gifts. New books will be added weekly. We're open during library hours: Monday to Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. bibliowakefieldlibrary.ca
SUZUKI SX4 2009 -- Low mileage, AWD, manual, A/C, rust-free, mags, heated seats, cruise, CD player, new snow tires on rims, hitch, looks new. $5,199. Pay only PST. 819-827-5087.
SONNY AIKEN: “Lost, Lonesome Cowboy”— Local, handmade discs make great gifts for Christmas. sonnyaiken.bandcamp.com
WANTED OLD classic cars – I want to buy old Jaguars, Porsche, MGA, Austin Healey, Mercedes 1950-1971, Ferrari, Lamborghini, split window 1963 Corvette. Any old car or truck. Cash paid. 613-894-1141 or email Chris carhunter472@gmail. com
IF YOUR hens stop layin’ you know to go to M&R Feeds. Lots more goodies at M&R. Deer chow, safety salt, environment friendly de-icing products, sunflower seeds, insulated rubber boots, water tank deicers, heated water bowls, fencing, steel gates, beef pellets, livestock lick tubs, Pro Plan dog and cat food. Gift ideas for the farmer, outdoor worker, animal and bird lover, rural home owner and your friends. They’ve got 3 locations if you're drivin’ around - M&R Micksburg, 613-735-3689, Pembroke 613-732- 2843, Shawville 819-647-2814.
FIRESTARTER – Stop by the Low Down and stock up on old editions to make your home toasty warm. Can also be used as environmentally friendly wrapping paper. Visit the wooden box under the deck at 815 Riverside Drive.
FIREWOOD for sale. 819-598-8632.
MIXED DRY hardwood. We deliver. 819-712-1689.
MIXED HARDWOOD firewood 4'x 8'x16''. Taking orders for 2021. Delivery available within the Outaouais. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or 819-456-1509.
MIXED HARDWOOD. Delivery possible. 819-422-3371.
Wanted Real Estate
YOUNG COUPLE looking to purchase land with a house for apiary/ orchard. Mix of pasture and forest, 60-120 acres ideal. Farrelton/Rupert/Masham area. Mike 613-262- 0667.
ONE BEDROOM HOME in Chelsea, QC. Situated in a quiet heritage cottage community 15 minutes from the Ottawa Byward Market. Renovated, light-filled, wood stove, deck, big yard, gardens. Short walk to beach and community trail along Gatineau River. No cats (allergies). Furnished, walk-in ready. Perfect cozy place to isolate during COVID. Available Jan. 1 to May 31, 2021 with the possibility of a one month extension. $2,200/month plus hydro. Serious inquiries only. Chris at 873-355-0011.
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, email@example.com
ARE YOU tired of shoveling snow ? Then call Joel for steps decks walkways and more. 819-209-8582.
THE WAKEFIELD Family Medical Centre, 777 Riverside Dr, is offering flu shots by appointment to local patients who qualify, please call 819-459-2363 to book an appointment.
NEED A website? Online store? Search engine optimization? Google marketing? E-commerce? With over 25 years experience, Matthew is your man! Call 613-915-8875 or visit flewid.ca
SUFFERING WITH pain? Try light therapy:
FRUSTRATED WITH finding time to do your home renovations, then let Aben do it for you. Call at 819-665-4123 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Greenman Pro Construction – framing, drywall, painting, decks, fences, interlocking brick and welding.
FINANCIAL COACH – Is your financial situation stressing you out? Book a free consultation: www.melanieforget.ca
SNOWBLOWER tune ups/repairs. Pick up/delivery available. Reasonable rates. Fast service. 30 years experience 819-457-1967.
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. email@example.com
RUPERT RENOVATIONS – Repairs and renovations on homes and cottages. 25 years experience. Call John – Cell: 613-302-9161; Tel: 819-459-1141.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
FJH ELECTRIC – Certified master electrician. Quality work, reasonable price. Serving Chelsea/Wakefield/Gatineau. 613-276-2876; email@example.com. RBQ License #5638-9240-01
SAVE YOUR TREES – Trunk splits and other breakage is often preventable with early intervention. Have an arborist evaluate your shady friends for integrity. Paul J. Hetzler, ISA-Certified Arborist since 1996. 613-255-4966
PINEVIEW TREE cutting services. Free estimates. Fully insured. Cutting, pruning, removals, trimming. Cell: 819-664-3531.