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Features Spring 2013 


No Voice No Choice

author: Denny Manchee / photographer: Tom Groot

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SECRET DEALS, ACCELERATED TIMELINES and lack of public process pit neighbour against neighbour over industrial wind turbines. A few see these machines as income, while many more see them as a blight on the landscape.


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Brighton's Indomitable Miss Dollimore

author: Dale Carter

FEAT 2 dollimore 184pxHISTORY HAS LABELLED THE EVENT istory has labelled the event The Canadian Caper and many believe it was Canada’s finest hour of diplomatic cooperation with the United States. Through the lens of filmmaker and actor Ben Affleck, it was a story worthy of the silver screen, complete with a daring rogue CIA agent and American intrigue.


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It's David vs. Goliath

author: Paul Dalby

FEAT 3 Frank Meyers 184pxTHE LETTER ARRIVED IN THE MAILBOX at the end of Frank Meyers’ driveway, tucked in with a few bills and a supermarket flyer. It landed like a ticking time bomb. Inside a brown manila envelope, the letter from the federal Department of Justice informed the 84-year-old farmer that the land he and his ancestors had worked continuously for more than two centuries was no longer his.


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Campbellford's Ca[tain Daredevil

author: Paul Dalby

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NOW A LOST LEGEND, Lou Marsh was once the all-action champion of Canada’s sports world.e man in Peterborough makes parasport dreams come true – in Canada and around the world.





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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...