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Features Winter 2013 


Hometown Heroes

author: Paul Dalby, Denny Manchee & Jane Kelly

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OUR HOMETOWN HEROES come from all different walks of life. There are philanthropists, caregivers, role models and visionaries. But they all have one common characteristic: the willingness to work for the common good within our communities. Each of their contributions trickle down the hills and streams and into the valleys of our landscape, forming a watershed of care and service that feeds the hearts and souls of the people whom they touch..


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Granny Flat

author:  John Denison / illustrator:  Bill Slavin

FEAT 2 fictionTWO ADVENTURESOME GRANNIES take a ride on the wild side while young Ethan learns a lesson on independence and interdependance.


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The County Atlas Revisited

author: Tom Cruickshank 

FEAT 3 county atlasTHEY ARE NOW PAST their 135th birthdays, but county atlases aren’t exactly out of date. These big books with the detailed maps and fanciful illustrations still have a lot to say about life in the country in our neck of the woods.


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First Words

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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...