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Features Summer 2016 

 

The Milky Way

author/photographer: Roger Thomas

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LIFE ON A MODERN DAIRY FARM is not all peaches and cream. Spending a day with two local families offers many insights into their gruelling lives and fierce loyalty to family and tradition.

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Senator Billy Fraser: A Man with a Mission

author:  Orland French

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Pocketful of Sunshine?

author: Tom Cruickshank / illustrator: Tim Zeltner 

sunshine 184pxEVERYONE'S KEEN ON GOING GREEN, but a new solar farm in Hamilton Township – and others like it – is a microcosm of all that’s wrong with Ontario’s renewable-energy strategy.

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Good Vibrations

author: Denise Rudnicki / photographer:  Johnny C.Y. Lam  

good vibrations 184pxSHAPING WOOD AND METAL INTO MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS is a patient, poetic combination of art and craft, and fiendishly difficult. There are people in these hills renowned for such craftsmanship.

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First Words

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When I visited my mom in her nursing home, one of our favourite pastimes was holding hands in the warmth of the summer sun and singing familiar songs. We sang old marching tunes she’d learned from her dad, who fought in the First World War… read more

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GORGEOUS COVER
This morning I had a phone call from my 87-year-old mom. The only purpose for her call was to tell me how gorgeous the cover of your Spring issue was. She was having a coffee and she wanted to tell me that…

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SUMMER CAMPS

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Watershed is compiling a list of
Summer Camps to occupy your art-obsessed,
STEM-enthusiast, burgeoning thespian or
jack-or-jill-of-all-trades this summer.

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meghan sheffield

megan sheffieldA writer, web producer, and social media manager, Meghan specializes…

signe langford

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Signe is a restaurant chef-turned-writer who tells award-winning stories…

chantelle watt

chantelle wattAs a lifestyle brand photographer, Chantelle enjoys meeting and working…