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Features Spring 2014 


Where Eagles Fly

author: Conrad Beaubien

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The light of the morning brushes the red-ochre brick of the Demorestville Town Hall. The historically designated building was once a seat of governance in the former independent townships that today make up the Municipality of Prince Edward County.


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A Hospital at the Crossroads

author: Paul Dalby

hospital 185Picton’s hospital rides a roller coaster of cutbacks and closures while the community is asked to raise even more money.


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Mina Benson's Famous Trek Across Labrador

author: Tom Cruickshank 

mina benson 185pxA humble farm girl from Bewdley earned a place in history in 1905 as the first non-indigenous person to cross one of the most remote regions in Canada. But it wasn’t all altruism: Someone’s reputation was at stake...


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Sledge Hammerer

author: Roger Thomas

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One man in Peterborough makes parasport dreams come true – in Canada and around the world.





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...