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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.

Sean and Amy Davis with baby Nora amid sunflowers they grow for birdseed at Davis Feed & Farm Supply. Photo by Pete Paterson.

You go, Gen Y!

Sep 11, 2014 | Signe Ball | Autumn 2014 | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue

I have always felt both sad and a little guilty that, in the dust of the baby boomers, the Gen Xers never really had the opportunity to grab the world by the tail.

The Internet is Us

Jun 17, 2014 | Signe Ball

It has been well over a decade since the federal government promised to make broadband Internet available to all Canadians.

Graham Corbett bagging potatoes at Fiddle Foot Farm.

Food & Farming

Mar 23, 2014 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Spring 2014

Local food represents nothing short of a “global wave” of a social movement

Wearing their story on their backs, author Shelagh Roberts (in Cockscomb) is flanked by quilt photographer Pete Paterson (in Oak Leaf and Reel) and archivist Steve Brown.

Smile on your brother

Nov 19, 2013 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Winter 2013

“… everybody get together, 
try to love one another, right now.”

Douglas Grant Pearce Scotland 2010

Douglas Grant Pearce 1936 – 2013

Sep 11, 2013 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

“I knew him more from his Countryside Digest writings,” he wrote, “and they demonstrated his love of history, human nature, humour, and attention to detail.”

Cecily Ross

The meaning of local

Aug 15, 2013 | In The Hills | Departments | FOOD Autumn - Winter 2013 | In Every Issue

We have always known what “local” means.

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