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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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IT’S ALWAYS DIFFICULT TO TRANSITION FROM SUMMER INTO FALL FOR ME. I’m never prepared for the abrupt change in temperature and I’m loathe to say goodbye to the endless ease of summer days..…... read more

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A PLACE CALLED LOCH-SLOY
I enjoyed the article on the Loch-Sloy Business Park in your Summer edition. Having lived in the County for some 10 years, I was quite familiar with the old RAF....

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carl wiens

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meghan sheffield

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Meghan is a Cobourg writer, web producer and social media manager....

norm wagenaar

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