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Winter 2015

Volume 22 Number 4

The Golden Country Classics Band by Rosemary Hasner

Playing from the Heart

Nov 25, 2015 | Liz Beatty | Arts

The Golden Country Classics Band keeps old-time, toe-tapping music alive in the hills.

The Year in Music

The Year in Music: 2015

Nov 25, 2015 | Scott Bruyea | Arts

I invite you to choose an artist, or a few, and listen to their music. Support them. Enjoy them.

Let’s Celebrate!

Nov 25, 2015 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | Editor’s Desk | In Every Issue

A hometown boy makes good on his childhood dream of playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Adam Thompson and Jenee Gowing rehearse a scene from Out of the Box with cast and staff. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Letters – Our readers write: Winter 2015

Nov 25, 2015 | Our Readers | Departments

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

First Snow ~ by Peter Dusek

Peter Dusek

Nov 25, 2015 | Signe Ball | Artist in Residence | Arts | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue

Peter Dusek was recently awarded Best Work by an Emerging Artist by the Ontario Society of Artists and named one of 24 Best of 2015 by The American Society of Media Photographers.

Claude Presbyterian Church in Caledon, by painter Z.R. Mech

Our Favourite Picks for Winter 2015

Nov 25, 2015 | In The Hills | Back Issues | Community | Departments | In Every Issue | Must Do

Must fish, reach out, see, explore and listen!

A Writer’s Retreat

Nov 25, 2015 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

There was a lot of crumpled paper on the floor, the theme music would falter, and you could see this was all pretty difficult for him.

Gift Giving

Nov 25, 2015 | Tralee Pearce | Made in the Hills

Made In The Hills – Here’s to a season of searching out the best our region has to offer – and sharing widely with family and friends.

“I feel when you do dishes people know, you really have to do them well,” says chef Jeffrey VandenHoek, shown here with his wife Kelsey, who was also a cook at Mono Cliffs until recently. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with Jeffrey Vandenhoek: Braised Lamb Shanks

Nov 25, 2015 | Tralee Pearce | Back Issues | Cooking with... | Departments | Food | In Every Issue

“I feel when you do dishes people know, you really have to do them well.”

Mono Cliffs Inn’s Beer-Braised Lamb Shanks, cooking with Jeffrey Vandenhoek. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Mono Cliffs Inn’s Braised Lamb Shanks

Nov 25, 2015 | Tralee Pearce | Recipes

With wintery classics such as the braised lamb shanks, there’s plenty of room to deepen and elevate flavours.

Jim Boyd, president of the Brampton and Caledon Community Foundation, co-ordinates management of a $9-million fund used to support local charitable activities. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Charitable Giving: Planning the Last Gift

Nov 25, 2015 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

According to a BMO Wealth Institute report, the biggest wealth transfer in history is now underway, as Canadian boomers are expected to inherit about $1 trillion by about 2030.

Squash pro Leah Desbarres (left), ranked for many years among Ontario’s top ten players, gives relative newcomer Terry Pritchard some tough competition on the court. Photo by James MacDonald.

The Awesomeness of Squash

Nov 25, 2015 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

First played in prison, this fast-paced game is not for the faint of heart.

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