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Features Spring 2013 


No Voice No Choice

author: Denny Manchee / photographer: Tom Groot

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SECRET DEALS, ACCELERATED TIMELINES and lack of public process pit neighbour against neighbour over industrial wind turbines. A few see these machines as income, while many more see them as a blight on the landscape.


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Brighton's Indomitable Miss Dollimore

author: Dale Carter

FEAT 2 dollimore 184pxHISTORY HAS LABELLED THE EVENT istory has labelled the event The Canadian Caper and many believe it was Canada’s finest hour of diplomatic cooperation with the United States. Through the lens of filmmaker and actor Ben Affleck, it was a story worthy of the silver screen, complete with a daring rogue CIA agent and American intrigue.


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It's David vs. Goliath

author: Paul Dalby

FEAT 3 Frank Meyers 184pxTHE LETTER ARRIVED IN THE MAILBOX at the end of Frank Meyers’ driveway, tucked in with a few bills and a supermarket flyer. It landed like a ticking time bomb. Inside a brown manila envelope, the letter from the federal Department of Justice informed the 84-year-old farmer that the land he and his ancestors had worked continuously for more than two centuries was no longer his.


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Campbellford's Ca[tain Daredevil

author: Paul Dalby

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NOW A LOST LEGEND, Lou Marsh was once the all-action champion of Canada’s sports world.e man in Peterborough makes parasport dreams come true – in Canada and around the world.





First Words


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


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…



summer camp section

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

singe langford

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…