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Winter 2011

Volume 18 Number 4

Local Heroes

Nov 21, 2011 | Jeff Rollings | Local Heroes

Our annual salute to the extraordinary people who make our community a better place to live.

Brandy Robinson initiated the Human Library to raise awareness about the richness and strengths of diversity in the local community. Photo by Pete Paterson

Brandy Robinson

Nov 21, 2011 | Laura LaRocca | Back Issues | Community | Local Heroes

Local Hero: Brandy Robinson initiated the Human Library to raise awareness about the richness and strengths of diversity in the local community.

Drs Stephen and Stephanie Milone

Nov 21, 2011 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues | Community | Local Heroes

Local Heroes: When you call the Highlands Health Network clinic in Orangeville to schedule an appointment with Dr. Milone, you never know who you’ll get.

Ken Weber

Nov 21, 2011 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues | Community | Local Heroes

Local Hero: Best-selling author Ken Weber, shown in his office near Caledon East, has launched a “third career” as a speaker on Canadian history.

Jordan and Jeremy Grant

Nov 21, 2011 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues | Community | Local Heroes

Local Heroes: Jordan and Jeremy Grant restored The Alton Mill: A showcase for the arts

Herb Campbell Public School goes way beyond a regular school curriculum.

Herb Campbell Public School

Nov 21, 2011 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues | Community | Local Heroes

Local Heroes: You need only to flip through the mountain of documentation to know the environmental program at Herb Campbell Public School goes way beyond a regular school curriculum.

The Coalition of Concerned Citizens

The Coalition of Concerned Citizens

Nov 21, 2011 | Nicola Ross | Back Issues | Community | Local Heroes

Local Heroes: The Coalition of Concerned Citizens fought to perserve our rural landscape

David Nairn of Theatre Orangeville and Sheryl Chandler of Community Living Dufferin in the new Dreams Building

Community Living Dufferin and Theatre Orangeville

Nov 21, 2011 | Jeff Rollings | Local Heroes

Local Heroes: David Nairn and Sheryl Chandler are building dreams together

Dianne Acheson

Nov 21, 2011 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues | Community | Local Heroes

Local Hero: Dianne Acheson says, “I’ve always believed retail is theatre, and fundraising is just the same.” The Hillsburgh resident and owner of Acheson’s, must know. She’s a whiz at both.

Diagnosed with FSH muscular dystrophy when she was 21, Anne Harland has become a champion of accessibility for the disabled.

Anne Harland

Nov 21, 2011 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues | Community | Local Heroes

Local Hero: Anne Harland has become a champion of accessibility for the disabled

Common redpoll. Photo by Robert McCaw

Foul-Weather Friends

Nov 21, 2011 | Don Scallen | Environment

Birds are drawn to feeders like Saturday morning coffee drinkers to Tim Hortons. The presence of birds in the winter landscape is life-affirming.

The Year in Books

Nov 21, 2011 | Tracey Fockler | Back Issues

When the weather outside gets frightful, make yourself a cup of hot chocolate, put up your feet and snuggle in for a delightful winter’s read.

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