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HMCS Skeena – the Spirit of a Ship

author: David Newland   

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Chris Barker has spent the last twenty-five years ensuring that the sacrifices of the fifteen seamen who lost their lives when HMCS Skeena was wrecked off the coast of Iceland during the Second World War, will never be forgotten.

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The McLuhan Way

author: Conrad Beaubien  illustrator: Carl Wiens

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Over 6,000 books from Marshall McLuhan’s library sat in boxes waiting to be catalogued. The task went to his grandson, Andrew McLuhan, who discovered that his understanding of his grandfather’s legacy lay between the pages of those books.

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Kiss Me Under a Shining Sun – the Lovely Kait Shannon

author: Janet Davies  photography: Jeanette Arsenault

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Jeanette Arsenault looks beyond a parent’s grief to keep the memory of her beloved daughter, Kait Shannon, alive. Kait’s Comfort Kits – packets of small luxuries – are making their way into cancer wards thanks to Kait’s enduring spirit and a mother’s promise.

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The Hay-Man of Hastings County

author: Orland French  

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John Macoun, an Irish immigrant, arrived in Canada as a young man. Over his lifetime, he dug up grasses, scraped mosses from rocks and pressed plants – gathering over 100,000 specimens from every corner of Canada that would become the foundation of the nation’s botanical knowledge base.

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First Words

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The fall brings back memories of duck hunting with my brothers when i was a kid. I was a tag-along but as long as I didn’t complain and I could distinguish between a blue-winged teal whistling into our blind and the silhouette… read more

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THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING OUR FESTIVAL
I’m writing on behalf of the entire Wellington Water Week team to thank Watershed magazine for the gorgeous piece in the current Summer issue, created by Micol Marotti and Tim Zeltner. We were literally…

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shelagh armstrong

sheilagh armstrongA graduate of the University of Toronto and the Ontario College of Art and Design…

david newland

david newland

A writer, speaker, and musician based in Cobourg, David travels widely…

janet davies

janet daviesAfter a move from England to Toronto in 1993, Jan stayed there only until she discovered…