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E-bike fan Liz Beatty and skeptic Nicola Ross recently took their motorized wheels for a ride on Forks of the Credit Road. Photo by Pete Paterson.

E-Bikes: The Skeptic and the Fan

Jun 19, 2018 | Nicola Ross | Leisure

Are e-bikes cheating or are they the perfect solution for our hills? Two very different local cyclists take their e-bikes out for a spin, and weigh in on the experience.

Dog-strangling vine. Photo by Rob Routledge | Wikimedia Commons.

Invasive Species in Our Backyard

Jun 19, 2018 | Don Scallen | Environment

They’re big. They’re strong. And they’re probably here to stay. But keeping them in check will give native plant species a chance.

On the cold day Filipe Masetti Leite arrived on Pablo Picasso in Ushuaia at the tip of South America, he wrapped himself in a Canadian flag sent to him by Orangeville mayor Rob Adams. Photo by Barbara Nettleton.

Filipe Leite’s Incredible Journey

Jun 19, 2018 | Pam Purves | Community

Filipe Leite’s extraordinary ride from Calgary to Tierra del Fuego was an undertaking he had dreamed of since he was a student in Bolton.

A Tale of Two Women: Virginia Ridpath. Photo by Jeff Ridpath. Richie Castillo. Photo by Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Swimming Buddies: Virginia Ridpath and Richie Castillo

Jun 19, 2018 | Nicola Ross | Leisure

A former Olympic swimmer and her Philippines-born caregiver swam together for less than a year – but the experience changed both their lives profoundly.

Don Coats (left) tested his mettle, with the help of an e-bike, against younger and fitter triathlete Sean Bechtel on his road bike. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Can an E-bike Help you Shave Minutes off your Time?

Jun 19, 2018 | Nicola Ross | Leisure

Manpower vs horsepower: How Don Coats, the owner of Caledon Hills Cycling in Inglewood, fared using an e-bike to race his faster employee, Sean Bechtel.

Craft Beer in Caledon

Craft Beer Takes Root in Caledon

Jun 19, 2018 | Tralee Pearce | Food

Local restaurants and beer lovers are embracing a fresh wave of Caledon craft breweries – with inventive recipes and meaningful branding behind their budding reputations.

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Syrian Lemon Garlic Salad

Jun 19, 2018 | Tralee Pearce | Cooking with...

This zingy lemon garlic salad is a takeaway hit at Rasmi’s Falafel at the Orangeville Farmers’ Market. Here’s how to make it at home.

A hunter takes to the field with a bolt-action rifle, commonly used for hunting deer and moose. Photo by Visualspace | istockphoto.

It’s Complicated

Jun 19, 2018 | Signe Ball | Editor’s Desk

I’m also genuinely impressed by all the good environmental work done by the likes of Dufferin Northern Peel Anglers and Hunters Association and Ducks Unlimited.

Enthusiastic master swimmer Jo Coburn. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Orangeville Otters Swim Club

Jun 19, 2018 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Otters in the Waters: The pool isn’t just for kids.

Duncan 1890 / iStockphoto

I am shot!

Jun 19, 2018 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

On the platform of a local railway car, 23-year-old David Hunter was an innocent victim in a deadly chain of events that turned deadly one evening in 1872.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Summer 2018

Jun 19, 2018 | Ken Weber | Puzzles

Tic-tac-toe, Drumlins in Caledon, a wagonload of nails and spare tires on the Hillsburgh Loop.

Rasmi AlHariri scoops raw falafel into the deep fryer at his family’s booth at Orangeville Farmers’ Market. Photo by Pete Paterson.

A Taste of Syria

Jun 19, 2018 | Tralee Pearce | Cooking with...

Crispy chickpea fritters and zingy sides are at the heart of Rasmi’s Falafel.

Summer in the Country

Hiking through a section of the Oak Ridges Moraine is a highlight of the YMCA's summer camp at Cedar Glen. Photo courtesy YMCA Cedar Glen Outdoor Centre.

Summer Camps in the Hills

Mar 20, 2017 | Janice Quirt | Leisure

Whether your child loves the arts, riding, sports or campfire singing, here’s how to find the perfect summer camp in Erin, Caledon, Orangeville and area.

The Classic Revival style of the Dufferin County Court House was designed to impress the citizenry with the authority of the judiciary. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Take a Walking Tour of Orangeville, Inglewood or Hillsburgh

Jun 21, 2017 | Nicola Ross | Heritage

Soak up some fascinating local history and stroll the sidewalks of our towns and villages.

Farmers’ Markets: It’s Saturday Morning

Jun 21, 2017 | Anthony Jenkins | Farming

They come rain or shine, May through October, to mingle with friends and neighbours.

Steelhead trout with seared dry scallops and “Deliciousness Slaw”. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Steelhead trout with seared dry scallops 
and “Deliciousness Slaw”

Jun 20, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Food

Try this dish, built on the “Deliciousness Slaw” which helped her ace the Chopped Canada audition.