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Articles by Bruce Head

Bruce Head
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Bruce Head is kawarthaNOW.com'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.
Trent University student Sarah Miller received her promotion to shodan (first degree black belt) during a ceremony at the Trent Judo Club on December 10, 2018. She is the first female at the club to obtain a black belt. (Supplied photo)

Trent Judo Club celebrates its first female black belt

Trent University nursing student Sarah Miller began practising judo when she was three years old.
Seven Peterborough-area entrepreneurs have received $28,000 in grants as part of the sixth intake the Starter Company Plus program, funded by the Government of Ontario and administered by the Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre. (Photo: Peterborough & The Kawarthas Economic Development)

businessNOW – December 10, 2018

Featuring Starter Company Plus grant recipients, Kavtek and Monaghan Lumber, Venture13, Bloom Digital Media, upcoming business events, and more.
Serena Ryder's new video for the title track from her new record "Christmas Kisses" supports the Ontario SPCA by featuring more than 20 dogs, with some dressed in festive outfits and some giving kisses to their humans. Several dogs and their owners from the Kawarthas appear in the video. (Screenshot)

Serena Ryder’s new video features several Kawarthas pooches and their owners

'Christmas Kisses' supports Ontario SPCA while promoting Millbrook musician's new Christmas jazz record,
The lobby of VentureNorth in downtown Peterborough, the location of many of the area's economic development organizations, is decorated for the holidays in advance of a Christmas celebration, one of several business-related holiday celebrations on the afternoon of December 4, 2018. (Photo: VentureNorth)

businessNOW – December 3, 2018

Featuring VentureNorth, City of Peterborough, Brianna Gosselin, Ella & Duke Salon and Spa, Boardwalk Board Game Lounge, MyDaughter Life Enrichment Service, and more.
Dr. Wilbert Willoughby Belch with his replica penny-farthing "high wheel" bicycle in 1967 at Canada's centennial celebration in Jackson Park in Peterborough. You can see the replica bike as part of the The Bicycle Museum's pop-up exhibit at the Peterborough Public Library, which opens on December 3, 2018 and runs until January. (Photo courtesy of The Bicycle Museum)

Experience Peterborough’s rich cycling history at the Peterborough Public Library in December

The Bicycle Museum pop-up exhibit features a replica high wheel bicycle and historical images.
Peterborough resident Rob Wilkes took this photo earlier in November 2018 of an eastern coyote walking down a sidewalk on Waterford Street near downtown Peterborough, across the Otonabee River from Rotary Park. Also known as a coywolf, the animal originated as a coyote-wolf hybrid 100 years ago in Algonquin Park, and has since also bred with domesticated dogs. (Photo courtesy of Rob Wilkes)

Have you seen a coywolf in Peterborough?

From Peterborough to the northeastern U.S., the population of this made-in-Ontario coyote-wolf hybrid is increasing
The City of Kawartha Lakes has launched its Million Dollar Makeover funding program to support property and business owners in improving the commercial, mixed-use, or heritage designated residential buildings. Loans are available to property and business owners across the City of Kawartha Lakes and matching fund grants are available to properties within the downtown areas of Lindsay, Omemee, Coboconk, Norland, and Fenelon Falls. (Photo: City of Kawartha Lakes)

businessNOW – November 19, 2018

Featuring Kawartha Lakes' Million Dollar Makeover, Farm Family of the Year, TD Canada Trust donation, Cubs' Lair finalists, Boardwalk Cafe, Lindsay Christmas tree giveaway, and more.
A native of Ireland now living in PEI, Irish Mythen brings her heartfelt and powerful songs to the stage of the Market Hall in Peterborough on November 21, 2018. Toronto singer-songwriter Jory Nash will be opening. (Publicity photo)

Irish Mythen is a musical force of nature

Award-winning PEI singer-songwriter performs with Jory Nash at the Market Hall in Peterborough on November 21.
The Innovation Cluster and Trent Business Students Association have teamed up to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week this week with a series of events, including the Pitch It! entrepreneurial competition for Trent University and Fleming College students on November 15, 2018. Pictured are the winners of the 2017 Pitch It! entrepreneurial competition, where five teams each took home $500. (Photo courtesy of the Innovation Cluster)

businessNOW – November 12, 2018

Featuring Global Entrepreneurship Week, Rural Economic Development funding, Kawartha Chamber awards, Digital Main Street grants, upcoming business events, and more.
Jeremy Hannan pitching the CobraMask, a full-face combination mask and snorkel, on CBC Television's Dragons' Den. The Whitby entrepreneur, whose family summers on Katchewanooka Lake at Young's Point north of Peterborough, will appear on the November 15, 2018 episode of the popular business reality show. (Photo: CBC Television)

Local entrepreneur dives into CBC Dragons’ Den with his full-face snorkelling mask

Whitby's Jeremy Hannan and his CobraMask will appear on November 15th episode of business reality TV series.

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