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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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Watershed Magazine Summer 2017

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Jane Kelly Summer 2017 home

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


I always enjoy Watershed, but the Spring issue was particularly interesting, especially Paul Dalby’s spot-on “When the Well Runs Dry”...



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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....