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Changes at In The Hills

Mar 21, 2010 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Spring 2010

A new web site, a sister site devoted to Kids and our pick of the best things to do in the hills.

Jade Scognamillo

Heroes Among Us

Nov 15, 2009 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

Once again this year, we profile ten exceptional “local heroes,” citizens whose extraordinary commitment and service make these hills a better place to live for all of us. We also offer our annual review of books and CDs by the writers, illustrators and musicians in our midst.

Hot Potatoes

Sep 15, 2009 | Signe Ball | Autumn 2009 | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue

They see a community and way of life lost, profits from local labour flowing south, and their exceptional farmland and water resources disappearing into a very, very large hole in the ground.

Dark skies

Jun 18, 2009 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Summer 2009

You will find some sunny moments in this issue, especially in the lighthearted accounts by three of our writers about their first attempts at trying something new.

The Spring of Our Discontent

Mar 21, 2009 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Spring 2009

We like to stay on top of things here at In the Hills. That’s why last fall we ran a long feature on the impact of rising oil prices. Would it cause an exodus from the countryside? Would the tourism industry crash? That sort of thing. The ink was barely dry on the issue when…

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Oil Matters

Sep 15, 2008 | Signe Ball | Autumn 2008 | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue

The provincial government has instructed our local municipalities to prepare for a massive population boom, but the influx could well be stalled by the “peak oil” scenario.

Landowners vs. the Birds

Jun 20, 2008 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Summer 2008

Many of the landowners were keen to do the right thing by the environment, and just wanted some advice and co-operation in the process.

Enough of Zoomburb

Mar 23, 2008 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

When I moved to Caledon from Toronto in 1974, feeling all starry-eyed and back-to-the-landish, as befitted the mood of the times, the population of the newly minted “town” was just shy of 20,000. Although already well in transition, the character of the community was still very much a reflection of its historic agricultural roots. Our…

When the nights are long

Nov 15, 2007 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Winter 2007

The north wind doth blow, and all we really know, for sure, is that it will be cold and dark.

Get ready for a big fat spring

Mar 22, 2007 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Spring 2007

However, because it’s spring, there is one thing you can count on – and that is plenty of garden talk.

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In The Hills is an independent, locally owned print and online magazine that has earned its reputation as the best-read, best-loved magazine in Headwaters.

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