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Features Spring 2014 

 

Where Eagles Fly

author: Conrad Beaubien

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The light of the morning brushes the red-ochre brick of the Demorestville Town Hall. The historically designated building was once a seat of governance in the former independent townships that today make up the Municipality of Prince Edward County.

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A Hospital at the Crossroads

author: Paul Dalby

hospital 185Picton’s hospital rides a roller coaster of cutbacks and closures while the community is asked to raise even more money.

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Mina Benson's Famous Trek Across Labrador

author: Tom Cruickshank 

mina benson 185pxA humble farm girl from Bewdley earned a place in history in 1905 as the first non-indigenous person to cross one of the most remote regions in Canada. But it wasn’t all altruism: Someone’s reputation was at stake...

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Sledge Hammerer

author: Roger Thomas

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One man in Peterborough makes parasport dreams come true – in Canada and around the world.

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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