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Hey there – you know all about us and how we love, love, love Hastings County; now it's time to share some of your interests with us. Please take just 2 minutes out of your day to do this easy 10-question survey (and maybe even forward it to a friend...) Your confidential and anonymous answers are invaluable in keeping Country Roads successful.

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Don't miss out - sign up for the Country Roads Newsletter today!

Don't miss out - sign up for the Country Roads Newsletter today!

Do you love the featured articles in Country Roads? Are you interested in what's happening around Hastings County? Then hurry, hurry, hurry, and sign up for our newsletter! Delivered straight to your inbox, our newsletter contains top stories from our magazine and posts from our blog, as well as updates about Hastings County news and events, special offers, and more.

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Country Roads Writer Awarded Harriett Tubman Award

Country Roads Writer Awarded Harriett Tubman Award

Country Roads contributor Barry Penhale and his wife Jane Gibson were recently honoured with The Harriet Tubman Award – Commitment to a Purpose at the Ontario Black History Society Black History Month Kick-Off Brunch in Toronto Jan. 31. Penhale and Gibson have been involved in a variety of Ontario-based race relations initiatives dating back to the 1950s. 

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Unfinished Business: War ended Pepper’s career too soon

Unfinished Business: War ended Pepper’s career too soon

Residents of downtown Belleville awoke to an unusual sight on the morning of Labour Day, 1936. If they lived on Yeomans, Moira, Everett or Catharine Streets, they found snow fencing and haybales in front of their homes, lining the roadways. If there was any confusion as to the purpose of these barriers, it would be erased soon enough by the cacophony of 35 motorcycle engines leaving the startline as the inaugural Canadian 200-Mile Motorcycle Roadrace got underway.

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Lost Channel: Well-Worth Exploring

Lost Channel: Well-Worth Exploring

Perhaps “off the beaten path” truly sums up the ghost town of Lost Channel better than any other phrase. This somewhat hidden landmark, though easily accessible to the east of Highway #37, along the Lost Channel Road south of Tweed, can indeed be considered the entranceway to a scenic region uniquely its own — a fascinating area that resonates with reminders of the past that many other parts of Ontario would be hard pressed to match.

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Welcome to Country Roads Online!

Welcome to Country Roads Online!

We're so excited to launch our new website! Please check it out and share it with your friends!

Now when you visit CountryRoadsHastings.ca you can easily read articles from our current issue on our home page, check out back issues, learn more about Hastings County, keep up to date on current events, watch videos, connect to our favourite local blogs and more!  

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