Freelance writer Nicola Ross lives in Belfountain.
The provincial government is stripping Ontario’s conservation authorities of the very meaning of their name – and key protections for the environment.
Everyone must believe in something. I believe I’ll go canoeing.
– Henry David Thoreau
Strapping on a board for the first time can be daunting, but as Nicola Ross finds outs, hiring a knowledgeable instructor keeps bruising at bay.
Seeking peace and solitude on Island Lake in Orangeville.
In the dark cloud of the pandemic, a silver lining for small farmers.
Looking to get outside for some fresh air? Here’s our guide to walking in Headwaters.
Inspired by Frisbee and played without referees, this field game is all about the sporting spirit.
The centuries-old sport continues to thrive and the Great Canadian Pond Spiel is a fun-filled reminder of its origin on natural ice.
Fast-paced, action-packed and sociable, badminton converts a longtime tennis player.
If you’ve never cast with a fly rod, you might expect the fly to land first. But that’s not how it happens.
“We the young have started to move.” Youth here and around the world raise a battle cry for action on climate change.
Tearing up tracks for a place to go slow.
Often called summertime curling, lawn bowling has an ancient history.
Zoe Bergermann scored her first World Cup podium finish and made her Olympic debut this year.
Orangeville’s Jeff Henrick is junior at Ohio State University, where he plays the game he honed with the Northmen here at home.
Bolton runner Aysia Maurice holds provincial records for the 2,000-metre and 1,500-metre steeplechase, and has placed in the top 10 nationally in both events.
Nia combines yoga, martial arts and dance.
Walking with poles: the fashionable walking stick morphs into essential hiking gear.