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Features Fall 2013 


Truth and No Consequence

author: Paul Dalby

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BACK IN THE SEVENTIES, THE STRUGGLE FOR BIKER SUPREMACY was distinguished by extreme violence. Beatings were part of doing business, murder sometimes a necessity to close the deal. Through it all, the bikers cultivated an image of brooding menace.


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The Comeback Kid

author: Paul Dalby

FEAT 2 C difficle 185pxAt 75, CYNTHIA MORGAN-ROBINSON HAS A TWINKLE in her eye and a quick wit that belies her Welsh upbringing. But at this time last year, the Port Hope woman was a very different person – often incoherent, almost a ‘prisoner’ of isolation wards in one hospital or nursing home after another, and on the brink of death.


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The Economic Road Ahead

author: David Hughes

FEAT 3 economy 185pxACROSS AN ASSET-RICH REGION OF PLENTY, there is plenty of building, partnering and collaboration, as we work at strengthening the economic foundation of our future...


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Horse Tales

author: Tom Cruickshank

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A LAMENT FOR THE FORGOTTEN DRAFT HORSE…and a toast to the few who remember them. To appreciate the sheer muscle and strength of a draft horse, all you have to do is stand beside one...





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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...

janet davies

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