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Autumn 2016

Volume 23 Number 3

To Serve and Collect

Sep 16, 2016 | Jeff Rollings | Environment

An ode to the army who enables our green conscience and takes out the trash.

The Granddaddy of the Blue Box

Sep 16, 2016 | Jeff Rollings | Environment

The best thing about the blue box is how widely accepted the concept has become and it started right here in Ontario, Canada.

Peel Integrated Material Recovery Facility

Sep 16, 2016 | Jeff Rollings | Environment

Hundreds of truckloads of baled recycling materials are shipped out of the Peel Integrated Material Recovery Facility each week to industries who use them in manufacturing.

Big Bins, Big Bother

Sep 16, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Environment

My new four-foot-tall recycling bin toppled on its side, sending cereal boxes, newspapers and yogurt containers blowing in all directions.

In Defence of Meadows

Sep 16, 2016 | Don Scallen | Environment

Too often belittled as “idle” land awaiting development – or “rescued” by reforestation – meadows deserve the same protection and respect as our woodlands and wetlands.

Face to Face with World War I

Sep 16, 2016 | Ken Weber | Heritage

Charles Ernest Thomas, private, 3rd Field Company, Canadian Engineers

The Art of Fall

Sep 16, 2016 | In The Hills | Back Issues

A preview of the Headwaters Arts Festival and Show.

Deep Water Wood

Sep 16, 2016 | Kristi Green | Arts

History in the Making. For these furniture designers, style and story go hand in hand.

Frozen Food Heats Up

Sep 16, 2016 | Janice Quirt | Food

Put a Chef in Your Freezer! Locally made prepared foods make frozen dinners a hot option when there’s no time to cook.

Saddle Up and Savour the Wild Harvest

Sep 16, 2016 | Derek French | Leisure

Ride along and learn about foraging on horseback in the hills.

COPE Service Dogs

Sep 16, 2016 | Gail Grant | Community

These Students are Going to the Dogs – and Raising Their Grades. For students at Humberview Secondary School, training service dogs is a transformative experience.

War and Remembrance

Sep 16, 2016 | Signe Ball | Departments

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.

Letters – Our readers write: Autumn 2016

Sep 16, 2016 | Our Readers | Letters, Our Readers Write

Letters published in the Autumn 2016 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Sharon Wadsworth-Smith

Sep 16, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Artist in Residence

Sharon’s latest works are a vibrant interpretation of the Island Lake Trail near Orangeville, where she often paints on location.