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Summer 2015

Volume 22 Number 2

The Postman

Sep 11, 2015 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

I shared a party line with Kenny for 20 years. It was a forerunner to the Internet chat room and I found it essential for staying abreast of current affairs.

Places to Grow turns 10

Jun 16, 2015 | Jeff Rollings | Environment

The Growth Plan was an attempt to rein in the low-density sprawl that was a signature of development in the 1980s and 1990s.

10 Years of the Greenbelt

Jun 16, 2015 | Tim Shuff | Environment

Ontario launched the Greenbelt Plan’s 10-year review, which is taking place concurrently with reviews of the Niagara Escarpment Plan, the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan & Places to Grow.

Finding Balance in Caledon: The Urban/Rural Divide

Jun 16, 2015 | Nicola Ross | Environment

In less than two decades Caledon’s population will be 75 per cent urban. Can its countryside values survive the shift?

Caledon Hikes

Jun 16, 2015 | Nicola Ross | Leisure

Nicola Ross shows readers how to navigate local Caledon trails, including the Bruce Trail and the Trans Canada Trail, without having to backtrack or arrange to leave a car at a hike’s endpoint.

Countdown to Pan Am

Jun 16, 2015 | Cecily Ross | Leisure

From July 10 to 26, the quiet backroads and rolling fields of Caledon and Mono will welcome an invasion of competitors and spectators.

Nellie and Winston

Jun 16, 2015 | Paul Aird | Arts

Nellie and Winston remind us that even the most humble of these magnificent creatures deserve a place in our hearts.

Get the Kids Outside!

Jun 16, 2015 | Tralee Pearce | Leisure

The Nature Fix: 12 ways to get the kids outside this summer and unleash your own inner kid.

Tick Talk

Jun 16, 2015 | Tralee Pearce | Back Issues

Lyme disease was once all but unknown in Ontario. But as the offending ticks migrate north, health agencies warn it’s just a matter of time before Headwaters feels their bite.

A different perspective on this place we call home

Jun 16, 2015 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | Editor’s Desk | In Every Issue

For most of us “home” is a mythical place – constructed from a collective idea of who we are and how we live. It can be a very comfortable place and well worth celebrating.

Letters – Our readers write: Summer 2015

Jun 16, 2015 | Our Readers | Departments

Letters published in the Summer 2015 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Shawn Murenbeeld

Jun 16, 2015 | Signe Ball | Departments

In his spare time, artist Shawn Murenbeeld hunts for artifacts of contemporary life – remaking them into whimsical sculptures (the one at left is titled, “R U Receiving?”)