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Autumn 2014

Volume 21 Number 3

Ces étudiants parlent Français

Sep 11, 2014 | Laura LaRocca | Back Issues

Opportunities for local public school students to study in French have increased significantly.

You go, Gen Y!

Sep 11, 2014 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | Editor’s Desk | In Every Issue

I have always felt both sad and a little guilty that, in the dust of the baby boomers, the Gen Xers never really had the opportunity to grab the world by the tail.

Letters – Our readers write: Autumn 2014

Sep 11, 2014 | Our Readers | Back Issues | Departments | Letters, Our Readers Write

Letters published in the Autumn 2014 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Diana Hillman

Sep 11, 2014 | Signe Ball | Artist in Residence

Diana’s work can be seen this fall at the annual open studio at Silver Creek Farm in Caledon, as well at the Headwaters Arts Festival Show & Sale.

Our favourite picks for Autumn 2014

Sep 11, 2014 | In The Hills | Back Issues | Community | Departments | In Every Issue | Must Do

A 6½-inch-high shell casing inscribed by a German prisoner of war, 1918, and an ashtray made from a larger shell (3 inches in diameter).

When Birds Go Bad

Sep 11, 2014 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

“Don’t worry. You didn’t kill him. It takes at least a two-by four to kill a rooster.”

Heavy Horses

Sep 11, 2014 | Nicola Ross | Leisure

Heart and muscle at the fall fair. Heavy horse pulls are crowd pleasers at Ontario’s fall fairs.

Wild Mushroom Barley Risotto

Sep 11, 2014 | Cecily Ross | Main Dishes

Many home cooks are daunted by the idea of preparing a risotto, imagining it requires hours of standing over a hot stove stirring constantly.

Cooking with Gilles Roche: Wild Mushroom Barley Risotto

Sep 11, 2014 | Cecily Ross | Back Issues | Cooking with... | Departments | Food | In Every Issue

“Barley works even better than rice because you can’t overcook it,” says Gourmandissimo Chef Gilles Roche.

The Bob Edgar Telephone Company

Sep 11, 2014 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Beginning in the late 1920s, though, a series of government regulations along with profit-driven business decisions gradually changed telephone service across the country into a fluid network.

A New Puppy

Sep 11, 2014 | Bethany Lee | Back Issues | Community | Departments | Headwaters Nest | In Every Issue

“I like her,” he said, pulling her out from under the deck where the pups were all in various positions and states of sleep in the dry summer dirt.

From Mystery to Modern

Sep 11, 2014 | Pam Purves | At Home in the Hills

Solving a mystery was just the first step in transforming a tired Pan-Abode into a contemporary, eco-friendly dwelling.