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GONE IN A PUFF OF SMOKE

author: Tom Cruickshank / photography: Michael Wallace

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IT’S ALMOST FORGOTTEN NOW, but there was a time not so long ago when the rolling fields of Northumberland County were planted in, of all things, emerald rows of tobacco…

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QUEEN MARY OF COBOURG

author: Orland French

queen mary 184pxSHE WAS A THOROUGHBRED and so were her beloved racehorses. Lily Livingston’s Pontiac Stud Farms reigned supreme on Canadian racetracks in the early 20th century…

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THE POWER OF SONG

author: Denise Rudnicki / photography: Meg Botha  

power song 184pxBUILDING ON THE IDEA that all kids should have the opportunity to learn and play music, SONG offers free violin and choir lessons to children in Northumberland County…

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A PAINFUL PRESCRIPTION

author: Paul Dalby

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THERE ARE POWERFUL PRESCRIPTION painkillers in our medicine cabinets that are producing a new kind of drug addict in rural and small town Ontario. People are dying…

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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

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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...

janet davies

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