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Creating wonders with simply a pencil


wire and curve on the bikes.” So how long does such an intricate piece take him to complete? “Well it all depends on the size and the complexity of it,” hemen- tioned, before taking a sip of his coffee. “On average, for an eight by ten-inch portrait of a face, let’s say it will take me from two and a half to four and a half hours.” The biggest challenges he faces aren’t hand cramps, as most would believe, but headaches. “I sometime get headaches when I draw,” he revealed. “It’s because I go from picture to drawing, then to picture again. That, and there’s also a lot of concentration going on.” Labelle stressed that when he does en- counter a headache, he puts the pencil down and takes a break. “I used to try to finish the drawing as quickly as I could, but I would never be satisfied with the work. I’ve learned to take my time and take breaks.” Theman is also quite humble, admitting that he’s always learning new techniques. “I love to learn new techniques,” he added. “My favorite way of doing that is to watch YouTube videos.” In them, various artists showcase how to

Justin Labelle’s plunge into the world of arts happened quite some moons ago. “When I was a kid, my older brother used to draw anime characters and I would always be right next to him, trying to draw them too,” explained the man, over a coffee at a local coffee shop. “I used to draw each and every line the same way he would do it.” So what exactly does Labelle do? Using only a pencil, a pencil sharpener and an eraser, he creates magic. He’s capable of reproducing nearly any picture that is given to him. “Themore difficult the better,” he said smiling. “I love it when I see small details, because that’s what motivates me. I draw it for the people that look at them closely.” As if to prove his point, he retrieves a drawing he recently did. In it are twomotor- cycle riders with their bikes. The attention to details is stunning. It truly appears to be a picture. “You get some people that look at the motorcycles very closely, to make sure everything is right,” he admitted. “That’s why it took me a while to do it. I did every little

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Justin Labelle has been drawing ever since he’s a kid. He’s now doing custom drawings for Cornwall residents. — supplied photos

draw in a certain way. Labelle then absorbs the whole informa- tion and incorporates it in his future pieces. Labelle has become a local celebrity, his drawings being viewed by several hundreds of Cornwall’s residents, over Facebook. “Yeah, sometimes someone will recognize me,” he said, laughing lightly. “I’m not one for attention. I’m not what you would call a social butterfly, I like to keep to myself.” But the talented artist is quick to point out that he does appreciate the recognition. “As an artist, the exposure is great,” he admitted. “I love it when people compliment my work.” Labelle hopes to someday own his own art gallery, where he could freely expose all of his art pieces. “I would love for people to come in and watch me draw,” he declared. “I’d love for nothing more than to become a fulltime artist.” In the meantime, he creates drawing by commission. “People send me pictures of what they want drawn and I do them,” he stated. But even that has resulted in some head- aches. “Some people sent me pictures to draw,” he expressed. “But when it was time to pay me, they didn’t want the piece.” Therefore, the artist has decided to ask for a fee in advance, prior to starting the draw- ing. “I hate doing that, but I had to.” With the Christmas season being in full swing, Labelle happily said that he’s getting several requests for pieces. “Things certainly have

Year in Review impresses In what has become a Cornwall tradition, Team Cornwall hosted its popular Year-in-Review meeting on December 15. The annual meeting attracted well over 300 community leaders who were eager to hear a recap of the year’s eco- nomic activity, compiled by the City’s Economic Development Department.The meeting was held at Galaxy Cinemas on Second Street. The Year- in-Review report summarizes major development activity that has occurred in Cornwall over the past 12 months. “2016 has been a busy year of notable developments in both the private and public sector,” said Bob Peters, Senior Development Officer with Cornwall Economic Development. “Our goal is to showcase the overall positive impact that results from indi- vidual decisions to invest.” The meeting was a particularly important one according to Team Cornwall chair Peter Gault.“Cornwall Economic Development does an excellent job in preparing the Year-in-Review presentation,” said Gault. “It is exciting to recap the success of the past year so that we can all take that information and share it with people beyond the boundaries of Cornwall.” “Success breeds success, and we can all play a role in helping attract the next investor by speaking positively about our community.”– Francis Racine picked up,” he said with a smile. To view some of Labelle’s work, visit his Facebook page at thebeautifularts/

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Concert de Noël à L’Héritage

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Les musiciens et musiciennes de l’École secondaire publique L’Héritage ont organisé un concert de Noël le 14 décembre dernier. Le spectacle a attiré plusieurs parents et intéressés, qui ont bien adoré les multiples chants et balades, interprétés par les étudiants. — photo fournie

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En attendant le père Noël … Santa Claus Here comes

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from Cornwall City Council

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

En attendant le père Noël … How to prove that Santa stopped at your home on Christmas Eve

Are your kids looking for proof that the presents under the tree were indeed delivered by Santa Claus? The jolly old man is known to leave behind bits of

evidence in the homes of those who made the nice list, so here are a few things to look for come Christmas morning (and for Mom and Dad to prepare the night before).

• A gift for Santa. Ask your kids to leave a drawing, a card or a handmade gift for Santa to keep. It’s sure to raise his spirits and help him along the rest of his journey. • The half-eaten snack. Have the kids prepare a small snack for Santa and his reindeer (who might lose a bell or two in the snow while they eat). The leftovers will be undeniable proof of Santa. • A letter from Santa. Did Santa enjoy his snack or gift? Maybe he should leave a thank-you note for the kids! Just make sure his handwriting doesn’t look too familiar. • Footprints. Leave boot prints in the snow (or use soot from the fireplace) to trace Santa’s footsteps. You can also

leave reindeer tracks in the snow to show where Dasher, Dancer and the others stood to eat their carrots. • Signs of Santa. Leave a piece of red velvety fabric near the chimney to make it seem like Santa tore his coat on the way down. If you don’t have a chimney, Christmas tree branches will do the trick. • Magic dust. Unbeknownst to him, Santa left a trail of magic dust behind. Spread a bit of glitter around and you’re done!

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Le mercredi 21 décembre 2016

Santa Claus Here comes Cuisiner en famille pour Noël : quelles tâches confier aux enfants?

Vous voulez impliquer vos enfants dans la préparation des festivités — ou de la collation du père Noël — en leur confiant certaines tâches en cuisine? Voici quelques conseils pour éviter à la fois pagaille et incidents malheureux. D’abord, pensez à demander l’aide de vos enfants dès l’élaboration du menu, en leur proposant par exemple de choisir entre deux ou trois recettes qu’ils pourront vous aider à concocter. Puis, dressez avec eux la liste des ingrédients requis et allez les acheter ensemble. Avant de cuisiner, de- mandez aux enfants de bien se laver les mains — et de ne pas les lécher pendant la préparation — et dotez-les d’un tablier. Pour qu’ils suivent bien, lisez la recette au complet avant de commencer et expli- quez-leur les différents termes utilisés. De même, assurez-vous de finaliser chaque étape avant de passer à la suivante.

enfants peuvent vous aider à nettoyer la cuisine — rappelez-leur de ne pas toucher aux plats et aux aliments avant qu’ils refroi- dissent. Voilà, il ne reste plus qu’à attendre la dégustation! Casser les œufs, mélanger les ingrédients, laver les fruits… les enfants peuvent accomplir diverses tâches sécuritaires en cuisine.

Des tâches à la mesure des enfants Selon leur âge, vos enfants peuvent vous aider de diverses manières. Ils peuvent notamment : • Laver les fruits et les légumes et les piler avec une fourchette; • Presser les fruits pour en extraire le jus; • Couper les aliments mous avec des ciseaux à bouts ronds; • Mesurer et verser les ingrédients secs; • Casser les œufs; • Graisser les plaques à pâtisserie et les moules à muffins; • Étaler la pâte avec le rouleau à pâtisserie; • Façonner des boules avec leurs mains (pour les biscuits, par exemple); • Mélanger les ingrédients.

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Perfect gifts for the Zen master in your life

Do you wish that you could give your friends and family an opportunity to relax, a gift that would allow them to let go of tension and wave goodbye to stress? The sky’s the limit! As far as relaxation is concerned, nothing beats a spa day, a massage or even a ses- sion in a flotation tank. Products designed to enhance a nice warm bath at home, such as bath beads, Epsom salts and bubble baths, are also great choices. Even though these ideas may not be for everyone, there are countless other ways to relax! For the film buff in your life, choose one or more movies along with an assortment of pop- corn, a blanket and a pair of warm slippers.

Replace the movie with a book, and your favourite bookworm will be just as pleased. Do your friends and family lead a high- stress life? Give them a comical stress ball! If you want to help your loved ones let off some steam and feel their best, turn your mind to sports. As we all know, exercise makes people happy. Hiking, horseback riding, yoga, golfing, dancing; give them a prepaid lesson or session for whatever they like to do. Does the person you’re shopping for have a hobby that helps them to re- lax? This is a great place to start: whether it’s knitting, doing crossword puzzles or colouring (mandalas, for instance), offe- ring related supplies is always a sure bet.

Finally, you might also think to give them a pair of tickets for a dinner theatre event aboard a boat, or a short getaway like a

romantic weekend, fishing excursion or trip to the mountains. These terrific options will definitely help them escape the daily grind.

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Le mercredi 21 décembre 2016

Santa Claus Here comes Liven up your holiday party with some friendly competition

When it comes to entertaining the guests at your holiday party, there’s nothing wrong with sticking to the classics — Pictionary, charades and the like are fun and easy to play. However, if you want to try something new this year, here are some ideas to mix things up. Musical bingo Make bingo cards, but replace the word “bingo” with “piano” and write down the titles of Christmas carols instead of num- bers. When a song that’s on your card gets drawn, you have to sing it (stick to one

Logos Print out a variety of corporate logos — making sure to mask any visible company names — and ask players to match each

verse and one chorus, if you prefer) to be able to place a chip on that square in hopes of getting a “piano.” Is the song on more than one card? May the best performance win! Guess my resolution Have everyone anonymously write down one of their New Year’s resolutions, and then try to match each one with its author. Whoever has the most correct guesses is the winner. You can also play this game with famous quotes or expressions, as chosen by your guests.

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Fun for everyone Organize a three-legged race in the snow. Have a contest to build the world’s most beautiful snowman (with toilet paper) or tallest Christmas tree (with humans). Fill an oversized Christmas stocking with different items and take turns trying to guess the contents. Fun times guaranteed!

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Le mercredi 21 décembre 2016

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legs for about 5 minutes each side. Once golden, remove chicken from casserole and add onions, curry powder and maple syrup. Mix well and cook on low heat for a few minutes. Put chicken back in casserole, add garlic, rosemary, broth and quartered oranges. Add salt and pepper. Mix well. Cover and put in oven for 90 minutes. Stir occasionally, basting the chicken legs with the broth. Serve on thinly sliced oranges and drizzle with cooking juices.

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• Glaçons • 1 oz de vodka • 3/4 tasse de jus de canneberge • 1 oz de soda au gingembre • Quelques feuilles de menthe, pour garnir Préparation 1. Placer un grand verre au congélateur pendant au moins 10 minutes. 2. Au moment de servir, remplir le verre de glaçons et y verser, en ordre, la vodka, le jus de canneberge et le soda au gingembre. Ne pas mélanger. 3. Garnir avec les feuilles de menthe.

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It’s never too late to learn


Every morning, from Monday to Thursday, Phil Howells is correcting something which, he admits, should never have happened. “I was a kid and I can now admit that I was cocky,” explained the 74-year old man who’s actively pursuing his GED. “I thought I knew everything. Boy, was I wrong!” Howells left high school in ninth grade. “It was very different back then,” he recalled during an interview with The Cornwall Journal. “We didn’t have calculators or cell phones. Sure we had a guidance councillor, but he was also our gym teacher.” The man therefore left school, never to return. “Teachers would give us the strap if we didn’t listen,” he said. “When I got home, if my father saw that I had had the strap, he’d beat me.” Soon after, he obtained an apprenticeship in a press room for the Huntington Gleaner. “I was paid $44 a week,” he explained. The work would have been considered hazardous by today’s standards. “We had to work with ink that was made of lead at the time,” he added. “I still remember having to do wedding invitations.The couple wanted it with gold lettering, so I had tomix all sorts of colors together, and then put the gold sparkles in it. And to think that I breathed all of that.” In addition, Howells stresses that he could have easily had blood poisoning if he had ever cut himself. “It was easy to get cut over there,” he admitted. “With all of the lead, that would have caused blood poison- ing for sure.” Sometime later, the man was offered a position with the Glengarry News . “It paid a lot better, $160 a week,” he said. “That was a lot of money back then!” He therefore moved to the area in 1969. But althoughHowells still considers himself a Quebecer at heart, he admits that one fac- tor influenced his move. “It was in the thick of the SLQ years,” he recalled. “I remember having my car searched at gunpoint by the army. That’s when I told myself it was time to leave Quebec.” With his new salary, Howells was able to buy a $10,000 home in Lancaster and settled there. Yet although he did not have a high school education, he still managed to climb the ladder of success. “To make more money, I used to pump gas here and there for a gas station,” he ex- pressed. “This one day, a spokesman from Texaco Canada approached me and asked me if I wanted to oversee one of their stations in Lancaster. I answered yes.”

Phil Howells, who’s currently studying to obtain his GED, has created a small office in his apartment. There, he studies and completes homework after class hours. — photo Francis Racine

They sent Howells to take classes in order to learn how to “do things their way.” Fast forward some months and Howells now had 17 employees under him. He also possessed three tow trucks and a restaurant. Everything was going great, until he was diagnosed with cancer. “I told the doctor I didn’t want chemo- therapy,” he said proudly. “Then he toldme that I better sell my tow trucks, because he didn’t think my wife could drive them.” Howells sold his restaurant, his tow trucks and made it known to Texaco that his days with themwere over. “I survived the cancer,” he acknowledged. Working on his bucket list But although he fared well for himself, Howells expressed that he always had a bucket list. At the very top of it, obtaining his high school diploma. “It’s been on my bucket list for 50 years now,” he said, laugh- ing lightly. He therefore approached Tri-County Literacy Council in order to do so. “I’ve had a lot of encouragement frompeople all around me,” he admitted. “My partner Sharon and my two daughters are great to me.” The hardest part of working towards his diploma isn’t all the work he must do, and the many new things he must learn, but rather, starting the whole process. “To me, going there in the first place was the hardest thing to do,” he mentioned.

While in his first classes, which started in early September, he approached the instructor and brought up something that makes Howells such an incredible human being. “I was worried I was taking the spot of a younger person who truly needs his or her high school diploma,” he stated. “I was ready to leave. You know, kids nowadays need a grade twelve education to pick up trash for the city.” But fortunately for Howells, he was told that there was enough room for him. The man is therefore the oldest student in his class. “It doesn’t bother me, being the oldest in the class.” In his morning classes, the man learns from an array of subjects, such as Math, English and History. “I’m doing Algebra right now,” he explained. “It’s funny, because when I left school, we were doing Algebra!” Howells admitted though, that this time around, it seems easier. “I have an easier time learning now,” he added. The man is a hard student. When he fin- ishes class, he walks all the way back to his Cumberland Street apartment complex, and loses no time doing his homework. “I made myself a nice little office where I can do all of that,” he revealed. “I sometimes also go on Math websites. They are really good.” So what is the student’s advice to potential high school dropouts? “Don’t do it! Whatever you do, don’t drop out of school. When I left,

it was easy for me to find a job, because back then everyone was hiring. But now, you’ll have a very hard time without your grade twelve education.” Wants to make his grandchildren learn Following his mother’s death, at the age of 95, Howells undertook a project that keeps him busy to this day. “It all started when I gave the eulogy at my mother’s funeral in Kingston,” he recalled. In it, theman highlighted all the things his mother saw throughout her many years on earth. “She came to Canada from Scotland in 1919,” he explained. “She saw so many inventions such as the television, the evolu- tion of cars and all of that.” Then came the idea to put pen to pa- per, or finger to the keyboard if you will. Howells constantly writes down what he lived through, the things he saw all around himwhile he was growing up. Yet, although his work has 55 pages and keeps growing, he admitted that it will never end. “I don’t want it to be finished,” he smiled. “I want my grand children to add to it. I want them to write down what they see, so they can show it to their children and so on.” It’s no surprise then, that even in the harshest weather, Howells puts on his hat, mitts and coat and walks the miles it takes him to go to class. After all, he’s a man on a mission; a man who wants to learn and is prepared to work for it.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Fire service receives $10,000 from Enbridge


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The Cornwall Fire Service has received a $10,000 donation from Enbridge, to assist with the establishment of a local training centre for firefighters. Enbridge senior land agent Norm Cassidy presented a cheque to fire chief Pierre Voisine and training officer Murray Fenton, on Monday, at the main fire hall on Fourth Street. The training centre, to be built on the site of the old soccer bubble on Saunders Drive, will house shipping containers with gas-powered simulators to provide real-life training scenarios. “We will be able to simulate car fires and tank fires in a controlled setting,” said Chief Voisine. “Having this type of equipment will make for a safer training environment.” The training centre, which could be operational by the spring, will provide a venue for year-round training for Cornwall firefighters, as well as those in the neighbouring townships of SDG. Above, training officer Murray Fenton, Norm Cassidy and Pierre Voisine. — supplied photo


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L’avion situé tout près de la Royal Canadian Air Force Association (RCAFA) a été orné de lumières de Noël le 13 décembre dernier. Dans le cadre du Festival des lumières, des lumières de Noël ont été installées partout à travers le Parc Lamoureux. Les travaux ont déjà commencé avec l’installation de lumières sur la Tour de l’horloge et plusieurs arbres dans le secteur. Le festival continuera de prendre de l’ampleur tout au long de la saison. En plus des lumières, les sentiers du Parc Lamoureux seront déneigés pour permettre aux gens de s’y promener à pied durant les mois d’hiver. Il sera également possible de faire du patinage sur l’étang du Rotary Eco Garden et de glisser sur les pentes près de l’aire de jeux pour les enfants. — photo fournie

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La plus froide nuit à Cornwall

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La plus froide nuit de l’année de 2017 aura lieu le 25 février. L’événement est en fait une collecte de fonds qui vient en aide aux sans-abri, aux affamés et aux nécessiteux de Cornwall. En photo, plusieurs participants lors de la collecte de fond de 2016. — photo fournie

Le Centre Agapè encourage les résidents de Cornwall et des environs à se couvrir chaudement et à participer à une collecte de fonds pour venir en aide aux sans- abris, aux affamés et aux nécessiteux de Cornwall, intitulée La plus froide nuit de l’année . La marche, qui s’avère un événement de famille par excellence, aura lieu la soirée du 25 février. Des milliers de participants seront pré- sents pour des marches dans plus de 100 villes à travers le Canada. En marchant coude à coude dans le froid de la nuit, les participants pourront mieux comprendre ce que vivent tant de sans-abris durant nos hivers canadiens, tout en ramassant des fonds pour appuyer le travail du Centre Agapè, qui fournit un soutien essentiel aux membres de notre communauté. Lamarche à Cornwall partira et se termi- nera, cette année, à la salle des Chevaliers de Colomb, située au 205, rue Amelia, où les marcheurs pourront s’inscrire, soumettre

les résultats de leurs collectes de fonds, et en fin de soirée, partager un repas chaud en guise de célébration. L’aire de pause sera située à mi-chemin du 5 km, au Centre Agapè, 40, Cinquième rue ouest. Portant des tuques iconiques, les participants parcourront une route de 2 km, 5 kmou 10 km, et pourront se réchauffer avec des boissons chaudes servies à une aire de pause en cours de route. C’est la quatrième année de participation du Centre Agapè à cette activité, qui espère recueillir 25 000 $. On prévoit que 200 marcheurs et 25 équipes, y compris le personnel et les amis du Centre Agapè, braveront cette nuit froide d’hiver. Le Centre Agapè dessert la ville de Cornwall depuis 1971, et les fonds recueillis pendant La plus froide nuit de l’année vont bénéficier leurs clients dans un temps où les dons se veulent historiquement les plus bas de l’année.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

YOUR HOROSCOPE for the week of December 18 to 24, 2016


ARIES You’ll be rushing to finish decorating your home since you’ll be hosting a last-minute party. Let your pride be your guide as you create a stunning ambiance. TAURUS You’ll be taking part of the week off to take care of your house or your children. You’ll become involved in a community activity that drastically increases your self-esteem. GEMINI You won’t hold back when it comes to speaking your mind. You’ll be saying what most people are thinking. Look to confirm certain rumours with the main parties involved. CANCER You still have some shopping to do, which could send you over budget. However, everyone appreciates this luxury, and you’ll receive some praise. LEO You’ll have a lot of arrangements to make and everything will be urgent. At work, be the first to arrive and the last to leave. Your boss will take notice of your efforts. VIRGO Don’t tire yourself out before the holidays begin! You’ll need to rest and relax. This helps you get rid of that pesky cold. LIBRA Stress and exhaustion will begin to take their toll and could leave your head spinning. Thankfully, you’ll find the com- posure to finish the week in style. SCORPIO You’ll be extremely organized at work and in the planning your different parties for the holidays. You’ll finish your chores on time, giving you some much-needed peace of mind while you enjoy your vacation. SAGITTARIUS Some of your friends will ask you to come on a spur-of-the-moment trip with them. It won’t take you long to accept the invitation. Prepare yourself for a rather multicultural party with your friends and family. CAPRICORN You’ll be anticipating the holidays with a great deal of emotion. For one reason or another, this year’s parties will be very different than the previous ones, causing you to become rather nostalgic. AQUARIUS You could receive a marriage proposal from a complete stranger, or from a loved while on vacation. This week is going to be one surprise after another, much to your delight. PISCES It takes a lot of effort to finish all your work on time before you leave for the holidays. Thankfully, everything goes as planned and according to expectations. On a professional level, you’ll be finishing the year in style.


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