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Features Spring 2012 


The Battle Against Bland

author: Gary May

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HERITAGE CONSERVATIONISTS say preserving our old buildings can make dollars and 'sense'. But for their determined efforts throughout the region, the long arms of demolition and decay would destroy many heritage buildings.


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Moraine Forecast

author: Norm Wagenaar

Main Feature FEAT 2 oakridge morainIS THE PROTECTION of the Oak Ridges Moraine in jeopardy? Conservationists fear that without funding,many of the pressing environmental projects undertaken will fall by the wayside.


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The Heartbeat of Their Community

author: George Smith

Main Feature FEAT 3 small town radioA SMALL TOWN'S RADIO'S MANTRA is "radio by the people for the people'. A Port Hope group of visionaries step up to the microphone and get set to hit the airwaves of West Northumberland County.


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The Fox Sisters

author: Peter Lockyer

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OIN THE 1840S, THE UNITED STATES rode a wave of unbridled optimism. Driven by the boundless energy of new immigrants from Ireland and Europe seeking prosperity, its cities were expanding rapidly. It was also an age of invention.





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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...