Skip to content

Anthony Jenkins

Anthony Jenkins is a freelance writer and illustrator who lives in Brockville.

Emergency Preparedness Checklist

Nov 22, 2019

Handy lists for the items you’ll need and the steps you’ll want to take before you hunker down at home or hit the road in an emergency.

From My Window

Sep 16, 2019

Five people share their views as told to Anthony Jenkins.

A Day at the Caledon Equestrian Park

Jun 20, 2019

The intense bond between animal and human fuels two dedicated young equestrians at the top of their game at this exciting show jumping event.

How About Those Raptors (the Birds)?

Jun 20, 2019

Look up! Where eagles, hawks and vultures soar.

Postcard from Bee City

Mar 19, 2019

What happens in Bee City stays in Bee City.

Day of the Poets

Mar 19, 2019

Orangeville’s festival promises to “saturate the air with poetry.”

Ice Fishing on Island Lake

Nov 20, 2018

Going for the big one: At the ice fishing derby on Island Lake, the lucky ones win a prize – or at least go home with supper.

Behind the Scenes at Museum of Dufferin

Nov 20, 2018

What makes your old family heirlooms or bric-a-brac museum-worthy? It’s all in the story they tell.

Where Do Old Batteries Go?

Sep 18, 2018

These transformers smash enemies of the ecosphere to fertilizer.

The Regulars

Sep 18, 2018

It’s a weekend morning ritual all over the hills — friends meeting friends at their local café. At Gabe’s in Caledon East, the usual crowd convenes.

What About Guns?

Jun 19, 2018

Hunters, range shooters, collectors – they’re part of rural culture. But with gun violence making headlines, gun enthusiasts are mostly choosing to lie low, and some residents are wondering how safe our countryside really is. Anthony Jenkins decided to find out.

Lacrosse: Game On!

Mar 26, 2018

A curious hockey enthusiast turns his sights to lacrosse, a sport with deep roots — and avid fans — in Orangeville

Geezer Hockey

Nov 22, 2017

We play municipal seniors’ pickup hockey for the exercise, the banter, the camaraderie and the sheer joy of the game.

The Puck Stops Here

Nov 22, 2017

For Anthony, a goalie’s most important skill is “staying square to the puck.”

Symbols of Service for Remembrance Day

Sep 16, 2017

Each November, military medals get a crisp autumn airing in the hills and across the country. Behind each is a story. Here are four of them.

Adventures in Beekeeping

Jun 21, 2017

Anthony Jenkins on how he dove into beekeeping head first – and emerged (relatively) unscathed.

Farmers’ Markets: It’s Saturday Morning

Jun 21, 2017

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

The Shuttle People

Mar 20, 2017

Meet the good folks who get you home when your car won’t.