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Roadside Attractions

Jun 14, 2024 | Don Scallen

Each year our roadside verges erupt in a bloom of wildflowers, only to be leveled by municipal mowers. Is there a better way to manage these habitats?

Bugged!

Jun 14, 2024 | Anthony Jenkins

Insects and their kith are essential to life on earth – but that doesn’t mean we want to share our houses with them. Here’s a closer look at some of our unwanted house guests and how to politely usher them out.

Lights! Camera! Action!

Jun 14, 2024 | Anna Lee Boschetto

For two jam-packed days in August, short independent films will fill the big screen at Orangeville’s Opera House.

Still Iain

Jun 14, 2024 | Gail Grant

When Iain Richmond was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, everything changed for him and his wife, except their commitment to face it together.

Make Mine a Mocktail

Jun 14, 2024 | Emily Dickson

As non-alcoholic drinks surge in popularity, mocktails and other zero-proof libations are finally graduating from the kids menu to take their rightful place as a drink of choice.

A Magnificent Obsession

Mar 16, 2024 | Don Scallen

Collecting and nurturing remarkable trees has been a 30-year passion for Caledon’s Gary Haslett.

Let The Good Times Roll

Mar 16, 2024 | Tony Reynolds

As organizers, musicians and fans gear up for the 20th Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival in June, they reflect on the profound power of filling a small town with big sounds.

It’s Baby Season at the Wildlife Centre

Mar 16, 2024 | Don Scallen

The spring rush of young, orphaned or injured animals marks the start of another busy year at Procyon Wildlife and Rehabilitation Centre.

A Guide for Loopy Hikers

Mar 16, 2024 | In The Hills

In her latest book, Nicola Ross offers aspiring Bruce Trail end-to-enders 40 loop hikes from Niagara to Tobermory.

Alison and Jim

Mar 16, 2024 | Anthony Jenkins

Although her life is separated from artist J.E.H. MacDonald by nearly a century, Alison Douglas has come to know the painter with microscopic intimacy.

An Affinity for Analog

Mar 16, 2024 | Janice Quirt

Steeped in digital culture, generation Z and millennials are hungry for vinyl records, processed film, paper journals and real books as the ultimate antidote to a screen-based world.

William Algie

Mar 16, 2024 | Nancy Early

This manufacturer, master storyteller and community builder left an indelible mark on the village of Alton.