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Winter Contributors

Nov 27, 2023 | In The Hills | Contributors

Meet three of the key members of the In The Hills team – Jim Stewart, Liz Beatty, and Elaine Li – who contributed to our winter issue.

In Retrospect – Winter 2023

Nov 27, 2023 | In The Hills

In the final instalment from our archives, we’ve selected a number of stories that embody the kindness and the neighbourly compassion that has helped our small towns grow and flourish.

Local Heroes 2023

Nov 27, 2023 | In The Hills | Local Heroes

Here’s to the hard-working folk who are passionate about helping others, and making our communities a great place to call home.

Sheet of Dreams – How Backyard Rinks Are a True Labour of Love

Nov 27, 2023 | Anthony Jenkins

People don’t just ‘build rinks’, they build memories of embracing the winter and playing together, as a family.

Bonnie Ledson and team – Fundraising Divas

Nov 23, 2023 | Gail Grant | Local Heroes

This dynamic team has raised more than a million dollars over the years in support of the Bethell Hospice through their annual Diamond in the Hills fashion show, luncheon and auction.

Dan O’Reilly – Obliged to our Ancestors

Nov 23, 2023 | Jeff Rollings | Local Heroes

Community activist, environmental advocate and freelance reporter Dan O’Reilly is passionate about protecting the land we live on.

Kevin Junor – Champion for the ‘Black Battalion’ 

Nov 22, 2023 | Jeff Rollings | Local Heroes

Kevin Junor is on a mission is to raise awareness of the No. 2 Construction Battalion, the Black World War I soldiers who served in a segregated unit.

Gabe McHughan – Athlete Extraordinaire

Nov 22, 2023 | Jeff Rollings | Local Heroes

This Grade 8 student from Shelburne is a fierce athlete, who took home four medals from the 2023 World Dwarf Games held in Cologne, Germany.

Pat and Gary Vipond – A Lifetime of ‘Doing’

Nov 22, 2023 | Tony Reynolds | Local Heroes

For these two active 87-year-olds, giving back to the community has been a lifetime commitment.

Suzanne Lachance – Tax Trouper

Nov 22, 2023 | Emily Dickson | Local Heroes

This hardworking volunteer coordinates free tax clinics that help people navigate the challenges of tax season.

‘True Pastry Gloves’ – Stumbling Through the National Anthem

Sep 8, 2023 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

Dan Needles reflects on how Canadians seem to be the only people who stumble over the words of their national anthem.

Why Couples are Choosing Country Weddings

Sep 8, 2023 | Alison McGill

Not only are nuptials in nature rustic and romantic, they’re also increasingly eco-friendly with couples creating stylish and memorable parties that don’t cost the earth.

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