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Albion Bolton Historical Society Meeting

Aug 18, 2023 | Janet Kerr

Cy Wallace was a local Bolton resident, active in the community, volunteering with many organizations, including the Albion Bolton Historical Society. The presentation will include some of his memories of…

Was Christmas ever ‘Old-Fashioned’?

Nov 20, 2010 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Christmas was once a simple season of carolling and school concerts, of neighbourly greetings and family visits, of tinkling bells and sleigh rides in gently falling snow, all blessedly free of commercial pressure. Well, maybe.

My Secret Life as a Poacher

Oct 29, 2010 | Christine Thomas | Blogs | Community | Leisure | Red Squirrel Musings

Christine Thomas reveals her secret life as a poacher, “stealing” moments of joy from the country around her.

Stars of Dufferin

Sep 13, 2010 | Signe Ball | Arts

Mary Lazier’s new, illustrated book tells the history of Dufferin County like you’ve never heard – or seen – it before.

Ontario Gothic

Sep 13, 2010 | Michele Green | Back Issues

A modest log cabin and a grand Victorian farmhouse merge history in Caledon, thanks to Helen and John Mason.

When Local Government Ruled

Sep 13, 2010 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Before there were boards and commissions and tribunals and official plans, and before there were consultants and mission statements and surveys and regulations and codes, the local municipal council handled almost everything. And fast.

The Joy of Community

Aug 5, 2010 | Christine Thomas | Blogs | Community | Leisure | Red Squirrel Musings

Christine Thomas reflects on the journey from city to country and the wonderful people met along the way.

Peeling Away the Layers of History

Jul 9, 2010 | Christine Thomas | Blogs | Community | Leisure | Red Squirrel Musings

Christine Thomas knew a few people in Toronto. Then she moved to the country and acquired 100 neighbours and a home redolent with history.