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Warblers: A Storm of Angels

Mar 21, 2009 | Don Scallen | Environment | Spring 2009

In Headwaters country eighteen species of warblers flourish among the trees of the Niagara Escarpment and the Oak Ridges Moraine.

Clara Brett Martin: Canada’s First Woman Lawyer

Mar 21, 2009 | Ken Weber | Heritage

A Modest pioneer, Clara Brett Martin, the daughter of a Mono Township pioneer family, became a pioneer of a different sort when she challenged the Law Society of Upper Canada to become the first woman lawyer in the British Empire.

The Spring of Our Discontent

Mar 21, 2009 | Signe Ball | Departments | Editor’s Desk | In Every Issue | Spring 2009

We like to stay on top of things here at In the Hills. That’s why last fall we ran a long feature on the impact of rising oil prices. Would…

Letters – Our readers write: Spring 2009

Mar 21, 2009 | Signe Ball | Departments | Letters, Our Readers Write | Spring 2009

Letters published in the Spring 2009 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Morphine, acid, grass and vanilla bean lows

Mar 21, 2009 | Douglas G. Pearce | Countryside Digest | Departments | Environment | Spring 2009

Poppy Culture Medical morphine production is “a much more reasonable and practicable alternative to the attempted destruction of the poppy fields – an effort that wouldn’t succeed for long, in…

Margi Taylor Self

Mar 21, 2009 | Signe Ball | Artist in Residence | Departments | In Every Issue | Spring 2009

Her interest in design and communications has led her on a career involving promotion, public relations and marketing.

Willow Creek Market Garden: The Tomato Girls

Mar 21, 2009 | Nicola Ross | Homegrown in the Hills

The Tomato Girls, a moniker given them by one of their customers and biggest fans, Pete Paterson from Caledon East, tell me that worldwide there are over 4,000 varieties of heirloom tomatoes.

How Not to Rob a Bank: Shelburne’s First-ever Bank Robbery!

Mar 21, 2009 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Shelburne’s first-ever bank robbery began as a pretty scary affair, but in the hands of a bumbling stickup man it ended more like a gong show.

Boyne Valley Park

Mar 21, 2009 | Linda McLaren | Departments | Environment | Headwaters Sketchbook | Spring 2009

And with spring come the ducks!

A Puzzling Conclusion: Spring 2009

Mar 21, 2009 | Ken Weber | Departments | In Every Issue | Leisure | Puzzles | Spring 2009

More from the attic, along the Grand River and at the Melancthon Limerick Contest.

Going the Distance: Creemore’s 100 Mile Store

Nov 21, 2008 | Nicola Ross | Homegrown in the Hills

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