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Spring 2011

Textbooks and Toddlers

Mar 24, 2011 | Laura LaRocca | Back Issues

There are strollers in the halls and moms in the classroom at ODSS, thanks to an innovative program that gives young parents a chance to complete their secondary school education. High school gives Rae Hiltz a break from her children and the demands of motherhood. “All mothers need that time,” she says. “And my time…

Letters – Our readers write: Spring 2011

Mar 24, 2011 | In The Hills | Back Issues | Departments | Letters, Our Readers Write

Letters published in the SPRING 2011 edition of In The Hills magazine. Cougar tracks? My wife and I have found what we believe to be cougar tracks around our property. Some of them were literally less than six feet from our front door. This picture was taken on November 27. The canine print on the…

Cats, cannabis, kilts and kori bustards

Mar 24, 2011 | Douglas G. Pearce | Back Issues | Countryside Digest | Departments | Environment

Highland Security The fashion of wearing nothing beneath a kilt has been condemned by the Scottish Tartans Authority, which has called the practice “childish and unhygienic,” The Times of London reports. Brian Wilton, the director, said: “The idea that you are not a real Scot unless you are bare under your kilt should be thrown…

Kame and Kettle Artists

Mar 23, 2011 | Signe Ball | Artist in Residence | Arts | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue

Kame & Kettle artists includes Sue Ecclestone, Do Hamilton, Emilia Perri, Mia Thornhill, Mary Wood, Jane Richmond, Linda Jenetti, Andrea Trace and Darlene Hassall. This longstanding coalition of Dufferin artists is currently celebrating its twentieth anniversary with a show of new and retrospective works, in a variety of media and subject matter, at Dufferin County…

Our favourite picks for spring

Mar 23, 2011 | In The Hills | Back Issues | Community | Departments | In Every Issue | Must Do

A highly selective guide to the picks of the Spring 2011 season.

The Tea Lady of Caledon East

Mar 23, 2011 | Nicola Ross | Homegrown in the Hills

Léna Valiquette blends her tisanes from the flowers and herbs she grows and dries in Hockley Valley. Her shop also carries a wide selection of true teas and coffees.

Dr. Algie Delivers a Jolt

Mar 23, 2011 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

By the 1880s, poor sanitation had been identified as a major cause of disease and governments were taking action. Here in the hills, newly established health boards had a lot of catching up to do.

Let spring awaken your senses

Mar 23, 2011 | Bethany Lee | Back Issues | Community | Departments | Headwaters Nest | In Every Issue

As I walked the pathways that had been inaccessible through the winter months, the sounds and smells greeted me like old friends.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Spring 2011

Mar 23, 2011 | Ken Weber | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Leisure | Puzzles

In the Rafters at S.S. #15, Pile-up at Fraxa Junction, Foley’s Dozen, A Game of Rummoli, Running For Lunch and an In The Hills Mini Mystery by Ken Weber The Puzzles Download a printable version of Ken Weber’s puzzles from the Spring 2011 edition of In The Hills. The Answers Here are the answers for…

Food Glorious Food

Mar 23, 2011 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new magazine: Food In The Hills.

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