Authors Articles by Bruce Head

Articles by Bruce Head

Bruce Head
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Bruce Head is's managing editor, lead developer, and a contributing writer. When he isn't editing or developing, Bruce enjoys making music, exercising Tess the border collie, and working on his elusive first novel.
Peterborough-based McCloskey International, which employs around 900 people in Canada, the U.S.A., and Northern Ireland, has been acquired by Finnish industrial machinery company Metso. Pictured are McCloskey International founder, president, and CEO Paschal McCloskey (second from left) and Ian Lough of McCloskey International (far right), along with Mark Nodder and Jeremy Fitch of Invest Northern Ireland at Granville Industrial Estate in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. (Photo: McCloskey International)

businessNOW – June 18, 2019

Featuring McCloskey International, Chimp Treats, Lindsay Chamber Excellence Awards, Fleming College alumnus Tim McClure, Peterborough Civic Awards, and more.
2019 Juno Award winner Donovan Woods will perform with his band The Opposition at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in downtown Peterborough on August 16, 2019, one of two ticketed kick-off concerts for the 30th anniversary of the Peterborough Folk Festival. (Photo: Joey Senft)

Juno award winner Donovan Woods to perform second kick-off concert for Peterborough Folk Festival

Singer-songwriter plays at the Market Hall on August 16, the night after a concert by fellow Juno award winner William Prince.
Hershe the Moose has passed away after months of ill health. The eight-year-old bull moose had lived in a four-acre enclosure at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve since he was an orphaned calf. The friendly moose was a favourite among visitors to the wildlife reserve. (Photo: Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve Ltd.)

Haliburton Forest’s beloved resident moose Hershe has passed away

A favourite among visitors, the eight-year-old bull moose came to the wildlife preserve after his mother was killed in a vehicle collision.
Award-winning Canadian author Michael Ondaatje will be talking about his latest novel "Warlight" with editor and publishing executive Louise Dennys on Saturday, July 13th at the 2019 Lakefield Literary Festival. While the talk is already sold out, tickets are still available for other author readings and writing workshops at the 25th annual festival. There are also a number of free events. (Publicity photo).

Author Michael Ondaatje to appear at 25th annual Lakefield Literary Festival

Festival running July 12 to 14 also features author readings, writing workshops, and free events.

businessNOW – June 11, 2019

Featuring AVIT Manufacturing, United Way Peterborough, Digital Main Street in Port Hope, Mr. Lube, Lett Architects Inc., Fenelon Falls Brewing Co., and more/
Innovation Cluster president and CEO John Gillis shares the highlights of the economic development organization over the past year during the Innovation Cluster's annual general meeting on May 30, 2019. (Photo courtesy of the Innovation Cluster)

businessNOW – June 4 2019

Featuring Innovation Cluster, Noblegen, Kawartha Chamber, ARIA, Gerti's, Tora Bistro, 7&46 Shop, Community Care Peterborough, ZimArt's Rice Lake Gallery, and more.
The Pact for a Green New Deal is holding a town hall in Peterborough on May 30, 2019. The grassroots initiative endorsed by 95 organizations and 75 individuals is demanding Canada cut emissions in half by 2030. Another town hall is scheduled in Port Hope on June 20, 2019. (Photo: Robert van Waarden / Survival Media)

Grassroots coalition ‘The Pact for a Green New Deal’ demands action on the climate...

Town hall in Peterborough on May 30, another in Port Hope on June 20.
Yannick Bisson, who portrays William Murdoch on CBC television's award-winning series "Murdoch Mysteries", and his wife Shantelle Bisson at Shantilly's Place (formerly West Bay Narrows Marina) on Chandos Lake in North Kawarthas. Also pictured is artist Terri Butler (right), who gifted the couple a painting of the original West Bay Narrows Marina. The Bissons, who have a cottage on the lake, purchased the marina in 2018. Shantilly's Place opened for the summer season on May 17, 2019. (Photo: Shantilly's Place)

businessNOW – May 27, 2019

Featuring Shantilly's Place, Junior Achievement, Revelstoke Café, Publican House Brewery, The Thirsty Loon, Providence, 4th Line Theatre, and more.
Simcoe Ptbo, located at 172 Simcoe Street in downtown Peterborough, has been presenting live music since it opened in March. The venue will be closing as of May 31, 2019. (Photo: Bruce Head /

Live music venue Simcoe Ptbo closing after three months in operation

Downtown Peterborough venue's last day is May 30, due to 'underlying and uncontrollable circumstances'
Peterborough's NV Media Productions is rebranding as 705 Creative. Pictured is the team at 705 Creative: graphic designer Emma Scott, co-founders Bianca Nucaro-Viteri and Mercedez Nucaro, and web designer and digital marketer Andrew Revoy. (Photo courtesy of 705 Creative)

businessNOW – May 21, 2019

Featuring 705 Creative, Peterborough County Recognition Awards, Canadian Canoe Museum, Eastern Ontario Regional Network, and more.

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