Signe Ball is publisher/editor of In The Hills.
From the archives: Our first issue in 1994 profiled the driving forces behind two exceptional new cultural institutions: Wayne Townsend, curator of Dufferin County Museum and Archives (as it was then known) and Jim Betts, artistic director of Theatre Orangeville.
A closer look at the ramifications of the recent announcement that Caledon will break away from Peel Region.
Once voted ‘the greenest town in Ontario’ Caledon does have a lot to be happy about, though continuing development pressures will no doubt have an impact on its future.
With our design refresh, we’ve dressed ourselves up in some stylish new togs, and we’re ready and excited to embrace the future in our 30th year.
Birds do it, frogs do it, even rabbits in the woods do it. So let’s do it – let’s survive winter.
In the Hills bids a fond farewell to long-time contributor, Ken Weber, who penned 103 columns for our Historic Hills section.
Wages are simply not keeping pace with the cost of accommodation.
In fact, going back is never an option.
Amid the despair and struggle, there have been encouraging signs of the resilience of the human spirit.
Mono gardener Misha Dubbeld’s newest garden, full of swaying grasses and anchored by a spillway of field rocks, was carved out of a windswept field.
Large-scale farming in Dufferin still has a fighting chance of remaining a viable industry that both feeds us and helps maintain national food security.
A lot of us are daring to hope that some things really will never be the same again – in a good way.
The Ford government has navigated Covid as well as or better than many – but at the same time, it has also escalated its pro-development agenda.
(and good riddance)
At this magazine, our work culture is based on trust and respect.
Reflections on how we’ve coped and what the future holds.
At In The Hills our job is to tell the stories of our community.
As the dark days of winter close in, we take the opportunity to celebrate a few of those ‘ordinary’ people who shine brightly in our own community.