Signe Ball is publisher/editor of In The Hills.
Every column and feature in the magazine passes through this filter: What does it tell us about the place we call home and the people who live here?
We’re lucky to have some exceptional writers contributing their talents to In The Hills, and this year four of them have published books.
I recently asked my 12-year-old granddaughter what makes her most pessimistic about the future.
Jeff accepts commissions for wildlife and garden sculpture, as well as for custom iron gates and other commercial and residential installations.
Among Canada’s troops at Vimy was a young poet named Christopher George Cook.
Gardening has always been one of my greatest pleasures, but my efforts were, and remain, of the “weekend gardener” variety.
Russna Kaur’s works can be found in private and corporate collections.
The Syrian refugee children who have settled in Headwaters give us reason to be optimistic for 2017 and beyond.
A stained glass artist for 26 years, Yvonne De Viller has ranked among top-selling artists in both the Autumn Art Sale held at the McMichael art gallery in Kleinburg and the Buckhorn Fine Art Festival.
Betty Ward of Orangeville knows the responsibility of generational memory. Her father Charles Thomas, who survived the First World War, had kept a regular diary during his service.
Water springs up all around us in the streams and rivers and marshes and pools of the four major watersheds that sculpt our landscape and feed three Great Lakes.
Shelburne artist Darlene Hassall is well known for her abstract art and portraits.
This spring we can do something we’ve never been able to do before in these hills: Visit a local vineyard and winery.
Accomplished fabric artist Pat Burns-Wendland has produced a series of four handwoven silk kimonos representing the seasons of her life.
A hometown boy makes good on his childhood dream of playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Peter Dusek was recently awarded Best Work by an Emerging Artist by the Ontario Society of Artists and named one of 24 Best of 2015 by The American Society of Media Photographers.
Featuring the work of 39 of the region’s finest artists, the show acts as a kind of headquarters for the many art tours, open studios, and other arts events.
A large part of this fall issue, as is our tradition, is devoted to a celebration of the arts.