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Features Fall 2016 

 

Cell Phone Lifeline

author/: Mandy Martin / photographer: Johnny C.Y. Lam

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AFTER SIX MONTHS IN COBOURG, Syrian refugees are settling in and are grateful to be out of the war zone. Phones keep them connected to their scattered families, their past and their language, but the biggest challenge now is learning English

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Highway of Horror

author:  Geoff Zochodne

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Character Builders

author: Denise Rudnicki

designers 184ON SET WITH TWO AWARD-WINNING costume designers – Alex Reda and Joanne Hansen – who both rekindle their creative energy when at home in the Northumberland Hills.

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Two Lunches with Gerda

author: Orland French    

george hees 184pxCAREFULLY POLISHING HIS IMAGE after his disastrous exposure in the Munsinger affair, Northumberland MP George Hees demonstrated that in politics, there’s no easy road to success.

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Current Issue - Summer 2017

Watershed Magazine Summer 2017

First Words

Jane Kelly Summer 2017 home

A FEW WEEKS AGO, I SPENT A RAINY SUNDAY AFTERNOON watching a movie with my five-year-old grandson. It was an interpretation of Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax: the triumph of a good guy over a bad guy..…... read more

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WHEN THE WELL RUNS DRY
I always enjoy Watershed, but the Spring issue was particularly interesting, especially Paul Dalby’s spot-on “When the Well Runs Dry”...

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david newland

contributor 1Writer, performer and speaker, David was named a Fellow of the Royal Canadian…

eileen argyris

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Eileen has lived in Northumberland County since 1971, and spent most of her journalism....

jeff bray

contributor 3Jeff has been in and around the food world for over 18 years He’s passionate about food – where it comes from and who makes it....