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O Canada!

Jun 21, 2017 | Signe Ball

I recently asked my 12-year-old granddaughter what makes her most pessimistic about the future.

Yellow and pink Tulipa saxatilus. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Earthly Delights

Mar 20, 2017 | Signe Ball

Gardening has always been one of my greatest pleasures, but my efforts were, and remain, of the “weekend gardener” variety.

Season of Hope

Nov 22, 2016 | Signe Ball | Departments

The Syrian refugee children who have settled in Headwaters give us reason to be optimistic for 2017 and beyond.

War and Remembrance

Sep 16, 2016 | Signe Ball | Departments

Betty Ward of Orangeville knows the responsibility of generational memory. Her father Charles Thomas, who survived the First World War, had kept a regular diary during his service.

The swing bridge and sparkling falls on the Credit River in Belfountain. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Rivers Run Through Us

Jun 20, 2016 | Signe Ball

Water springs up all around us in the streams and rivers and marshes and pools of the four major watersheds that sculpt our landscape and feed three Great Lakes.

Morels, ramps and fiddleheads

Surprises

Mar 21, 2016 | Signe Ball | Departments

This spring we can do something we’ve never been able to do before in these hills: Visit a local vineyard and winery.

Let’s Celebrate!

Nov 25, 2015 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Winter 2015

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

Ash Tree in the fall

Ars longa

Sep 11, 2015 | Signe Ball | Autumn 2015 | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue

A large part of this fall issue, as is our tradition, is devoted to a celebration of the arts.

A different perspective on this place we call home

Jun 16, 2015 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Summer 2015

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.

Change and Renewal

Mar 23, 2015 | Signe Ball

The theme of change and renewal exemplified by Trevor Cole runs throughout this issue – not only in the re-greening of our gardens and landscapes, but in other spheres of our lives as well.

Dan Needles

Congratulations Dan Needles

Dec 29, 2014 | Signe Ball | Blogs | Departments | In Every Issue

Congratulations to In The Hills columnist Dan Needles on his richly deserved appointment to the Order of Canada.

Andrew Allan, Millpond shoot-out, 2014, Winter cover by Joanne Crease

You gotta love winter (right?)

Nov 17, 2014 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Winter 2014

If so, the only solution is to summon the can-do fervour of a good Canadian and … embrace it.

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