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Features Winter 2016/17 

 

Open-Air Asylum

author: Tom Cruickshank 

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PORT HOPE HAS BEEN HOME to its share of eccentrics in the past – The Great Farini, The Walking Barber, The Flying Tailor. Then came Farley Mowat, and now a whole new crop of lively characters.

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The Shape of Christmas

author:  Joan Williams illustrator:Tim Zeltner

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Pour This Story Down Your Pipeline

author: Orland French / illustrator: Carl Wiens

pipeline 185pxBEER, WATER, MOLASSES, SEWAGE, AMMONIA – pipelines carry much more than oil and gas. But it’s the transportation of energy products that has people making placards and pressing their politicians.

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In The Company Of An Adventurer

author: Jane Kelly and Denny Manchee    

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Ernest Margetson

author: Mandy Martin 

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DRAWING ON HIS DEEP EXPERIENCE in architecture, design and heritage, the renowned engineer is passionate about rescuing and reinventing the fine old buildings that define our landscape.

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Current Issue - Summer 2017

Watershed Magazine Summer 2017

First Words

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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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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....