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Summer 2012

Volume 19 Number 2

Battling the bottle

Jun 19, 2012 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues

A protest over Nestlé taking water in Erin is the latest skirmish between local residents and international corporations with sights set on Headwaters’ natural resources. But Erin’s lost water may be just a drop in the bucket.

Canola, Michele Johnston. Photo by Sandiwongartist.Com.

The Art of Protest

Jun 19, 2012 | Ella Soper | Back Issues

Quarry opposition has produced an explosion of creativity as artists, in groups and individually, have joined ranks in protest, brandishing paintbrushes, cameras and musical instruments.

Cody Gillies: End-to-end

Jun 19, 2012 | Tim Shuff | Back Issues

Cody Gillies aims to run the Bruce Trail in record time – and raise money for sick kids at Headwaters Health Care Centre!

Welcome to Paradise

Jun 19, 2012 | Tim Shuff | Back Issues

Luxury property developer Shane Baghai extends his ambitions – and his taste for excellence – to farming.

Writer Monica Duncan (left) enlisted the help of Claudia Hehr to “talk” with rescuedog Gus about his anxieties, and Gus obliged. Photo by Rosemary Hasner.

Good Dog Gus!

Jun 19, 2012 | Monica Duncan | Back Issues

How Gus learned to stop biting people and love the new puppy.

Passenger Pigeons: And then there were none

Jun 19, 2012 | Chris Wedeles | Back Issues

Flocks of passenger pigeons once streamed from horizon to horizon above our hills. But they were driven to extinction in less than one human lifespan.

Big business in our backyard

Jun 19, 2012 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | Editor’s Desk | In Every Issue

What it is that makes this place we call home so dear to us?

Julia Gilmore ~ Orchids, Dahlias & Hydrangeas 36" x 48"

Julia Gilmore

Jun 19, 2012 | Signe Ball | Artist in Residence

Julia’s giddy and gorgeous paintings are both gracious and whimsical – the kind of images that make you want to smile, even laugh, with delight.

A Life Cycle

Jun 19, 2012 | Dan Needles | Back Issues | Community | Departments | Fence Posts | In Every Issue

The men in your family remind me of a dog I once had. He was very good at letting you know what might happen.

Our favourite picks for summer 2012

Jun 19, 2012 | In The Hills | Back Issues | Community | Departments | In Every Issue | Must Do

Must Do! A highly selective guide to the picks of the season.

The Amiable Shepherd: Bert Nieuwenhuis

Jun 19, 2012 | Nicola Ross | Homegrown in the Hills

Things were looking good for Bert to achieve the dream he’d had ever since he was a young boy in Mono.

Presiding Spirit

Jun 19, 2012 | Pam Purves | At Home in the Hills

Julia Gilmore and her son Adam, now 14, have become community celebrities: she with her studio exhibitions each November and Adam with a budding film career.

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