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Local Heroes 2017

Nov 22, 2017 | In The Hills | Community

A salute to those who make a difference by Jeff Rollings and Nicola Ross.

Susan Reynolds holds a painting by Cathy Dalton, one of the artists in a recent show Susan curated in the lobby of Theatre Orangeville. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Susan Reynolds

Nov 22, 2017 | Jeff Rollings | Local Heroes

The Creative Curator

Dave’s fascination with trails began in the early 1980s when he decided to hike the Grand Canyon and selected the Bruce Trail as his training course. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Dave Moule

Nov 22, 2017 | Nicola Ross | Community

Maven, Connector, Salesperson

Jan travels to Indigenous communities throughout North America to consult with people about managing dog populations. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Jan Hannah

Nov 22, 2017 | Nicola Ross | Community

A Dog’s Best Friend

From left : Shirley Edgerton, Mary Flood, Carol Blackmere, Shirley White, Cathy Whitcombe, Rita Henkel, Robin Harmer, Helen Linton. Other members (not present here): Betsy Cornwell, Jill Cutter, Chris Cox, Barb Lyons and Dolleen Seto-Simon. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Gogo Grannies

Nov 22, 2017 | Jeff Rollings | Local Heroes

Millions Of Grandchildren

John Wilson headed the development team that established and built the new clinic in Erin. Photo by Pete Paterson.

John Wilson

Nov 22, 2017 | Jeff Rollings | Community

Community Health Champion

Jay Mowat with a sculpture by woodworker Jennifer McKinnon which his wife Clare gave him this year on his 65th birthday. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Jay Mowat

Nov 22, 2017 | Nicola Ross | Local Heroes

Collaborator Extraordinaire

From left : Diane Johnston, Ida Cunningham, Carol Thompson, Bev Parker, Diane Woodward and Judy MacLeod. Other members (not present here): Elizabeth Bricker, Penny Squirrell, Joanne Kiser, Connie Walterhouse, Lois Metz, Ione Smith, Laura-Lynn Fulford, Sheila Klein, Trish McKibbon and AJ Cavey. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Quilts Of Valour – Dufferin

Nov 22, 2017 | Jeff Rollings | Local Heroes

A Hug from the Nation

Ted Zarudny one of the driving forces getting Orangeville involved in the popular Communities in Bloom competition. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Ted Zarudny

Nov 22, 2017 | Jeff Rollings | Local Heroes

Flower Power

Visiting a sugar bush, such as this one at Island Lake Conservation Area, is one of winter’s last pleasures. Photo by James MacDonald.

Let It Snow: Try These 10 Kids’ Winter Activities

Nov 22, 2017 | Janice Quirt | Leisure

Embrace the season with snow tubing, tuning into nature or warming up indoors with a zany DIY parlour game.

The patrollers put their experience into action when a young skier was injured during a school outing. Photo by James MacDonald.

The Canadian Ski Patrol at Work in Headwaters

Nov 22, 2017 | James Jackson | Leisure

Every winter, dozens of volunteers take to the ski hills with one goal in mind – to aid injured skiers and snowboarders.

Neil O’Donnell checks in with a young skier. Photo by James MacDonald.

A Day on the Slopes at Hockley Valley

Nov 22, 2017 | James MacDonald | Leisure

Photographer James MacDonald visited Hockley Valley Resort, shadowing the patrollers who keep skiers safe.

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