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Features Fall 2012 

 

Darlington Nuclear: A Layman's Primer

author: Gary May

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Darlington Nuclear: A layman’s primer

Plans are underway to refurbish and expand the giant nuclear power plant on the shores of Lake Ontario. Just what’s in the works?

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To Text is Simple, To Tell is Divine

author: Denny Manchee / illustrator: Heather Cooper

Main Feature FEAT 2 story tellingFinding the grace and place of oral storytelling in a smart-device world.

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The Hilton Lake Breakaway

author: Dale Carter

Main Feature FEAT 3 breakawayOn an ill-fated spring night in 1852, a peaceful lake in Brighton Township dealt a cruel hand of death and devastation to the unsuspecting farming community.

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The Gunshot Treaty

author: Peter Lockyer

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It would be easy to pass by the stone cairn at the stoplights in the village of Carrying Place, Prince Edward County. but for those interested in peeling back layers upon layers of Canadian history, this site has stories to tell.

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Eurithe Purdy

author: Conrad Beaubien / photos & illustration: Conrad Beaubien

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Sweeping the leaves off a roof at this time of year isn’t a regular thing for me. From up here I can almost touch the ‘honkers’ that skim the cedars and willows, landing with ease onto the polish of nearby Roblin Lake. The reflection on the water of the church steeple in Ameliasburgh takes on a ‘house of mirrors’ image in the wake of a noisy geese arrival.

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First Words

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There’s a moment over the holidays when the world stands still and the magic dust of the season descends on our old farmhouse. It’s on Christmas Eve when the boys – and I use the term loosely because... read more

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ED’S HOUSE: HONOURING THE JOURNEY
On behalf of Ed’s House, Northumberland Hospice Care Centre thank you for the wonderful article written by Cecilia Nasmith highlighting both Ed’s House, and the Bridge Hospice. The article raised awareness of local...…

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marianne ackerman

marianne ackermanMarianne grew up in Prince Edward County. She began her writing career as the Picton correspondent for the…

conrad beaubien

conrad beaubien

Conrad’s love of storytelling has engaged him in a life of the arts. A creator, writer and director of films…

bill slavin

bill slavinBill Slavin has illustrated over one hundred children’s books, fiction and nonfiction. Titles include Stanley’s Party