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The Ottawa Citizen from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada • 17

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THE OTTAWA CITIZEN TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2004 B5 CUT if i a i iffih) J( 5 i FUTURE SHOP CORRECTION NOTICE Product: eMachines Computer $499.99 (sku100418758l The monitor shown with the eMachines computer in our June 30th ad is not included in the $499.99 advertised price. We sincerely apologize lor any inconvenience this may have caused our valued customers. Police to offer 'evidence' in bid to solve Ardeth Wood killing fliiltDGDim: $50,000 reward turned trickle of information into new flow, detective says mm OTTAWA Police probe sex assault at Walkley Road station Police are investigating a sexual assault against a woman who had just stepped off an OC Transpo bus at the Walkley Road Transit Station. A woman told police that a man grabbed her from behind, threw her to the ground, sexually touched her, and then fled on foot with her purse. The assault occurred at 12:35 ajn yesterday.

The man is described as white, in his mid 20s to early 30s, five-foot-10, 170 pounds, with a medium build, tanned complexion, and brown hair. He was wearing dark jeans, a dark shirt with red and white lettering, running shoes and a dark baseball cap. Anyone with information is asked to call the Ottawa police sexual assault office at extension 236-1222, ext. 5944. BY PAULA MCCOOEY 4 more than 3,000 tips and 600 persons of interest Ms.

Wood, 27, disappeared Aug. 6 after leaving her parents' Orleans home for bike ride. Witness Information lead the police's search team to the area of Green's Creek Police sketched this image of the suspect. Craig Taylor Associates are specialists in Retirement Package and Pension Analysis. If you require an independent assessment and expert advice in making decisions, call our office for a no-obligation, free consultation.

725-3414 Toll-free 1-800-265-8244 The Ottawa police major crime unit is hoping a fresh detail to be released in a press conference today will trigger someone's memory and help detectives zero in on Ardeth Wood's killer. The $50,000 reward offered last week for the arrest and conviction of Ms. Wood's killer has sparked a renewed flow of information, which had waned in the past six months. "It was down to a small trickle of calls that came in, and when the reward was announced, it picked up to about five or six a day where we would only get one or two a day," said Det. Gerald Kinnear.

"We are hoping it will trigger someone's memory and say yeah, that helps me remember Asked if the composite sketch of a muscular, tanned man, with a tattoo of a bird on his upper left arm originally released by the Ottawa police is still considered crucial in the investigation, Det. Kinnear said "yes." "It's all part of the media package," he said. "We still like it (the sketch), and we are sticking with that along with the tattoo." Det. Kinnear said "we are going to introduce evidence that will help identify the guy responsible." He said the evidence is not another sketch and is "not related" to the current sketch. He would not elaborate before the conference today.

The composite drawings of the suspect and the tattoo have generated near the mouth of the Ottawa River. On Aug. 10, Ms. Wood's bike was found in the creek and the following day her body was discovered near the shoreline. An autopsy showed she drowned.

The same week, several other women reported being approached by a man on a bicycle who fit the description of the person in the composite. Now nearing the anniversary of his sister's death, Ms. Wood's brother Colum said the case could come down to a person's conscience. "Police just want to appeal to the person or relative of person," he said, adding his parents will be attending the briefing today. "Nobody lives on an island.

Somebody's got to know that their friend, son, or brother was not around that day at that time and was doing something strange." Det Kinnear said he wished he could say the major crime team is close to wrapping up the investigation, but that's not the case. He is confident in saying the suspect is "white, male, and lives in Canada maybe." He says the extra clue is just another piece of the unfinished puzzle. ASSOCIATES The Retirement Planning Specialists Ottawa's 1 Financial Planning Company 504-1525 Carting Avenue, Ottawa Fire: Convenient shopping gone Web site: craigandtaylor.com mTiimu Police have released this sketch, a computer-aided sketch that shows what escaped convict Robert Barry Dale would look like today. Now 60, Mr. Dale has been on the lam since breaching his parole in 1995.

Mr. Dale Is a lifelong criminal who has been convicted of violent armed robberies from Toronto to Vancouver during the late '60s and early '70s. In 1976, Mr. Dale pressed a 9-mm pistol to the back of an Ottawa police officer's head and threatened to execute him, seconds before a military police officer scared him off. Anyone with Information is asked to call the ROPE squad at 1-888-310-1122, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-Tips (8477), or Ottawa police at 236-1222.

transit or taxis to get groceries they used to have access to right next door. "We're going to be missing it very (much)," Larry Lance said. John Lacasse, a singer who lives near the plaza, organized a benefit concert last night for the people left unemployed by the fire. The McArthur Plaza is owned by Commvesco Levinson-Viner Group, but the company and the building's superintendent could not be reached. Continued from PAGE Bl Damage to the shopping centre is estimated at between $5 million and $10 million.

A group of neighbours chatting on the steps of their Carmen Street apartment building said the fire cost them a community gathering place and a convenient shopping centre. They said the many seniors and low-income residents in the area will be forced to use public NO CUtS tO psychiatric beds! Schizophrenia ety of Ontario, of Society Ottawa Chapter 613 7619218 www.ncf.caschizophrenia Advertisement CehhdtM' CSmdtM' Golf 8th Rautins-House Celebrity Golf Classic raises over $55,000 for children's charities 1,. 4 Impressive list of celebrities: Grammy Award Winning Saxophonist Branford Marsalis and six-time Canadian Figure Skating Champion Jennifer Robinson with Tony House. Both Rautins and House thought the celebrity golf initiative was a natural. They felt that Ottawa was ready to play host to a major celebrity golf tournament Tony's first call was to John Haime of Corporate Golf Links.

The Haime name is well respected in the Ottawa golf community," he says. "We both work tirelessly to ensure it's the best event around." House adds that the impressive network of celebrities is growing and hopes to be able to lure more impressive names in the years to come. His goal is to make it one of Canada's premier golf events. A regular of this event is TSN's popular Host of Off the Record who concurs. "The Ottawa community is very fortunate to have an event like this," he says.

I don't play in many any more, but love helping Leo and Tony." The tournament continues to build momentum, attracting some great sports and entertainment personalities. This year's event features Ottawa Senators' Mite Fisher, Chris Neil and Todd White; Tampa Bay Lightning's Dan Boyle; actors Daniel Baldwin and Third Watch star Bobby Can-navale, as well Director of SWAT Oark Johnson. House is also very pleased that the OttawaGatineau corporate community has adopted this event. Many have identified the Rautins-House Celebrity Golf Classic as a unique tournament House's new marketingevent company, Corporate I lype has been joined by odier main sponsors the Westin, TEAM 1200, Nike Canada and the Ottawa Citizen. Leo and Tony also want the people of Ottawa to know that the tournament is open for the public to follow some of their favourite celebrities.

"We would love people to come out to Camelot on July 8th and share in our event" says Tony House. It wouldjust add that much more to it" Rautins and Tony House are excited iC to be able to be once again hosting the best Celebrity-Charity Golf Tournament the Ottawa area has ever seen. The tournament takes place Thursday July 8th at the Camelot Golf Country Club. "By combining a select field of sports celebrities with a who's who of area business, the event is a win win for everyone most importantly local kids and their families," says Tony House. In keeping with their focus on helping children, the Rautins-House Celebrity Charity Golf Classic has committed to three special and worthwhile charities.

They have proudly raised over $55,000 to support local children's charities which include The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario; The Serge Giroux Children's Golf Dream Classic, an initiative set-up by the Ottawa PGA where children with life threatening illnesses travel to Orlando, Florida with their families to visit Disney World and the PGA Tour's National Car Rental Classic; Roger's House, an Ottawa Senators Foundation initiative, which will be located on the grounds of the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) providing pediatric palliative care with the objective of enhancing the comfort and quality of life for children and their families. Other notable charities that have benefited include the Ottawa Boy's and Girls Club, Candle-Lighters, Kieran Thompson Foundation, Ottawa-Carleton Catholic School Board Foundation, Dare to Dream, andjuvenile Diabetes. The RautinsT louse brand got its start 14 years ago and has become the leader in basketball camps. The Rautins-House Basketball Schools has worked across Canada developing skills to the over 10,000 kids who have gone through their dxrs. Leo and Tony continue to be active promoters in the basketball community Leo, nationally as July 13, 2022 qaf CiUB $5 A 1 r.

y' i i 7 iJ Although admission Ls free, he says, dona- uons would be most welcome in support P9 FLA voice ol the NBA on TSN, Rogers Sporlsnet and Rap- 'T 1 .,1 of trie three fantasUc local kids charities'. vsf- tors i v. tony coordinates me io- cal boys' U.S. All-Star games Rautins-House photos Building momentum: NY Giants QB and "Bachelor" Jesse Palmer, Leo Rautins, NFL Legend Ed Too-Tall" Jones, and Tony House. and is a reinilar on the For information on the tournament, please view www.rautins-hotise.com.

TEAM 1 200. "We would hue people to come out to Camelot on July 8th and share in our event. It wouldjust add that much more to it. -Tony House Rautins-House Celebrity Golf Classic Getebr Chortty.

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