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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

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.

Theatre Orangeville and the Dufferin County Museum

Drama and History

Jun 17, 2013 | Signe Ball

If for some crazy reason, you have not been to a performance at Theatre Orangeville, or not explored the rich local history at the museum, you’re missing out on two of our most exceptional local treasures!

And the conversation begins

May 17, 2013 | In The Hills | Back Issues

More than ever, Canadians care about their food and where it comes from.

Hip, Hip, Hooray!

Mar 31, 2013 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | In Every Issue | Spring 2013

Our first issue featured a story about two new cultural institutions, Dufferin County Museum and Archives and Theatre Orangeville.

Dear Santa I can explain


Nov 18, 2012 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Winter 2012

This is the issue in which we pay tribute to our Local Heroes, some of the extraordinary people whose commitment to community make life better for all of us here in the hills.

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