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The Northmen women’s U19-1 team, shown here at Barbour Field in Hillsburgh last summer, was ranked fourth in the province by the end of the season. Photo by James MacDonald.

Lacrosse: Game On!

Mar 26, 2018 | Anthony Jenkins | Features | The Current Issue

A curious hockey enthusiast turns his sights to lacrosse, a sport with deep roots — and avid fans — in Orangeville

Rose-breasted grosbeak, May 16. Photo by Robert McCaw.

Spring Hikes on The Bruce Trail

Mar 26, 2018 | Don Scallen | Environment | Features | The Current Issue

Along the Bruce Trail, spring is the time to slow to a saunter 
and see, hear and scent nature’s renewal.

Field Notes for Spring 2018

Mar 26, 2018 | Janice Quirt | Arts | Community | Departments | Farming | Field Notes | Food | The Current Issue

Plant a pollinator garden, go for a farming grant and tap your inner naturalist.

Nature therapy guide Kaitlyn Powers (centre) instructs writing pals Gail Grant (left) and Nicola Ross how to be still, breathe deeply and absorb nature with all their senses – followed by tea. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Take a Walk on the Wild Side: Forest Bathing

Mar 26, 2018 | Nicola Ross | Departments | Environment | Good Sport | The Current Issue

Slowing down, tuning in. With forest bathing, the slow movement takes to the woods.

plastic cubes containing battery-powered LED lights

A Puzzling Conclusion: Spring 2018

Mar 26, 2018 | Ken Weber | Departments | Puzzles | The Current Issue

In the snow on a soccer field in Caledon East, a rather strange family and a triangle challenge at Duffy’s school.

Visiting a sugar bush, such as this one at Island Lake Conservation Area, is one of winter’s last pleasures. Photo by James MacDonald.

Let It Snow: Try These 10 Kids’ Winter Activities

Nov 22, 2017 | Janice Quirt | Back Issues | Winter 2017

Embrace the season with snow tubing, tuning into nature or warming up indoors with a zany DIY parlour game.

The patrollers put their experience into action when a young skier was injured during a school outing. Photo by James MacDonald.

The Canadian Ski Patrol at Work in Headwaters

Nov 22, 2017 | James Jackson | Back Issues | Winter 2017

Every winter, dozens of volunteers take to the ski hills with one goal in mind – to aid injured skiers and snowboarders.

Neil O’Donnell checks in with a young skier. Photo by James MacDonald.

A Day on the Slopes at Hockley Valley

Nov 22, 2017 | James MacDonald | Back Issues | Winter 2017

Photographer James MacDonald visited Hockley Valley Resort, shadowing the patrollers who keep skiers safe.

Joe Wilson, writer Anthony Jenkins and Peter Glass. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Geezer Hockey

Nov 22, 2017 | Anthony Jenkins | Back Issues | Winter 2017

We play municipal seniors’ pickup hockey for the exercise, the banter, the camaraderie and the sheer joy of the game.

The Puck Stops Here

Nov 22, 2017 | Anthony Jenkins | Back Issues | Winter 2017

For Anthony, a goalie’s most important skill is “staying square to the puck.”

Lit trails at Monora Park add magic to a cross-country outing. Photo by Plbernier / Istockphoto.

Cross-country Skiing

Nov 22, 2017 | Nicola Ross | Back Issues | Departments | Good Sport | In Every Issue | Winter 2017

Night skiing, lit trails at Monora Park add magic to a cross-country outing.

Winter Puzzles

A Puzzling Conclusion: Winter 2017

Nov 22, 2017 | Ken Weber | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Puzzles | Winter 2017

Hourglass cooking, a gust of winter wind in Amaranth and a fortunate coincidence at the Jolly Morphology Club.

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