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Features Fall 2015 

 

A Burning Issue in Port Hope

author: Tom Cruickshank

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Faced with the prospect of a giant garbage incinerator in their back yard, a group of Port Hope residents banded together to learn more about the proposed facility. With the help of experts and their own tireless efforts to educate themselves and the community, the group discovered some unsettling facts associated with burning waste.

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The Devil's Brigade

author: Denise Rudnicki

devils brigade 184pxIn 1942, Don Ballantyne wasn’t old enough to vote, but he was old enough to be recruited into an elite commando unit that played a vital role in Allied victories. Tough, disciplined and deadly, the commandos struck fear in the hearts of the Nazis and earned a place of honour in military history.

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View Finder

author: Norm Wagenaar 

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Anyone who has ever looked through the eyepiece of a camera knows the challenge of photographing landscapes. Ansel Adams, renowned for his images of the American West, called it the “supreme test” of the photographer “and often the supreme disappointment.”

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A Whale of a Story

author: Paul Dalby

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A dead-end street overlooking the Bay of Quinte in Trenton seems an unlikely spot for a ground-breaking CSI-style investigation. But this past summer, three scientists, tucked under a canvas canopy and surrounded by floodlights, carried out a post-mortem that rewrote the textbooks.

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IT’S ALWAYS DIFFICULT TO TRANSITION FROM SUMMER INTO FALL FOR ME. I’m never prepared for the abrupt change in temperature and I’m loathe to say goodbye to the endless ease of summer days..…... read more

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I enjoyed the article on the Loch-Sloy Business Park in your Summer edition. Having lived in the County for some 10 years, I was quite familiar with the old RAF....

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carl wiens

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meghan sheffield

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Meghan is a Cobourg writer, web producer and social media manager....

norm wagenaar

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