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The Art of Community

author: Janet Davies, Paul Dalby, Tom Cruickshank / photography: Graham Davies,

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WATERSHED IS PROUD TO HIGHLIGHT but a few of the extraordinary volunteers – from carpenters to caregivers, from film buffs to farmers – and the projects and programs they champion…


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Switching Gears

author: Mandy Martin / illustrator: Carl Weins

switching gears 184pxTHE LIBERAL VICTORY IN LOCAL RIDINGS reflects the collision of ex-pat urban and traditional demographics that now define the complex political landscape of our region...


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Snow Before Morning

author: Dan Needles / illustrator: Bill Slavin  

snow morning 184pxLOST IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE, an aging farmer faces the chilling consequences of his stubborn nature and his fierce determination to hang on to his independence…


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Regional Reads

author: Conrad Beaubien

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WATERSHED TAPPED IN TO THE LOCAL literary scene in search of the latest regional book titles. The result is a diverse collection of books written in 2015 by talented local authors…





Current Issue - Spring 2017

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First Words

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BY THE TIME THIS MAGAZINE REACHES YOUR HANDS, I’LL BE IN FRANCE, standing with thousands of others who are paying their respect to the Canadian soldiers who fought in the Battle of Vimy Ridge.…... read more


In the fall of 2015, we reported on the opening of the Ontario Agri-Food Venture Centre in Colborne. Business is booming...



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trish york

contributors trish yorkTrish York has thoroughly enjoyed illustrating for Watershed for the past 12 years…

tom cruickshank

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In “Songbirds in a Nosedive,” Tom recounts the plight of some of our favourite backyard...

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Janet DaviesFreelance writer and occasional poet Jan Davies has been writing about the people...