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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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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....