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Grassroots Democracy

author: Orland French   illustration: Tim Snyder

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Democracy is coming to a municipality near you this fall. What are the platforms of your local candidates and why is it so important to become involved? A former political pundit delves into the issues and delivers his insight.

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Ed’s House: Honouring the Journey

author: Cecilia Nasmith

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A community comes together to build a hospice that will be a centre of excellence that echoes the compassion and caring of the many volunteers who are determined to bring dignity to death.

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The Canadian Company That Could

author: Micol Marotti   photography: Johnny C. Y. Lam

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How often do you look at a label on a piece of clothing only to see that it was manufactured in Bangladesh or China? While much of Canada’s garment production has shifted to off-shore manufacturers, a Northumberland family quietly builds on the success of their Canadian made clothing line.

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Lager Heads

author: Tom Cruickshank 

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A suds-sational tour of local craft breweries that use traditional ingredients and the artisanal skills of their entrepreneurial owners to produce genuine brews that are as far from a conventional pint as you can get.

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First Words

jane kelly fall 2018

What is it about fall that makes us take stock and set our goals for the days ahead? Maybe we’re regenerated after the summer, but whatever it is, come Tuesday after Labour Day weekend, we push the reset… read more

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ENTOMO FARMS:
THE FUTURE OF FARMING
Thank you for the recent article on Entomo Farms and for helping to get the word out about our vision to bring a sustainable and nutrient-dense cricket protein superfood to market, and for telling the people in the…

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hugh brewster

cont1As the author of 14 books on historical themes, Hugh Brewster has also chronicled the lives of several Canadians...

micol marotti

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A former journalist and producer for Media Monkey Productions, Micol Marotti has also worked for the National...

orland french

cont3A veteran writer and journalist, Orland French lives in Belleville with his wife Sylvia. After a journalism career of pursuing…