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Spring 2009

Gone Paddling: The Credit River

Mar 21, 2009 | Gary Storr | Back Issues

A group of adventurers challenges the Credit River during spring runoff.

Caledon and la Dordogne: Home truths from deep France

Mar 21, 2009 | Liz Beatty | Back Issues

A traveller discovers striking parallels and telling differences between rural Dordogne and her Credit River home in Brimstone.

Plant Paradise: A Little Piece of Paradise

Mar 21, 2009 | Michele Green | Leisure

Two self-taught Caledon gardeners have created a kind of boutique garden centre, where the emphasis is on natural, organic, drought-hardy – and gorgeous.

The Day the Avro Arrow Died

Mar 21, 2009 | Jeff Rollings | Heritage

It’s been 50 years since Black Friday, the day the Avro Arrow was cancelled – and economic disaster spread like wildfire through the hills.

Day of Reckoning: Caledon’s Rockfort Quarry

Mar 21, 2009 | Nicola Ross | Back Issues

Like oil, aggregate has become essential to modern life. But how much are we willing to sacrifice to get it? As the decade-long dispute over Caledon’s Rockfort quarry finally heads to the OMB, we’re about to find out.

Canada Warbler. Photo by Robert McCaw.

Warblers: A Storm of Angels

Mar 21, 2009 | Don Scallen | Back Issues | Environment

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

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 | Back Issues | Departments | Editor’s Desk | In Every Issue

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 it cause an exodus from the countryside? Would the tourism industry crash? That sort of thing. The ink was barely dry on the issue when…

Letters – Our readers write: Spring 2009

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

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 | Back Issues | Countryside Digest | Departments | Environment

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 any case. Using the poppies for the production of morphine would not only meet a worthy medical need, but would also continue to provide the…

Margi Taylor Self ~ Twilight

Margi Taylor Self

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

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

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