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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 biotech company Noblegen's first direct-to-consumer product, "the egg", is a finalist for the 2020 World Food Innovation Awards in the "Best food concept" category. "the egg" is a plant-based whole egg replacement product made from Euglena protein marketed under the company's Eunite food and ingredient brand. The vegan-friendly alternative to chicken eggs is currently being market tested in the U.S. (Photo: Eunite Foods / Noblegen)

businessNOW – February 18, 2020

Featuring Noblegen's first consumer product, Rolls-Royce Peterborough expansion, Kawartha Lakes business incubate, Rare restaurant, and more.
Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre entrepreneurship officer Madeleine Hurrell (bottom left) with the successful applicants of the first 2020 intake of Starter Company Plus: (bottom row): Marlowe Bork, Katie Jackson, Dianna Graves, Sandra Lennox, Karen Kearney, Larissa Nicholson; back row: Matt Baylis, Jason White, Stephen Stamp, Kenny McGillvray, Eric Lennox. (Photo: Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development)

businessNOW – February 11, 2020

Featuring the latest Starter Company Plus applicants, 1440 Capital investing in Aclarus Ozone, Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism seeking public input, Nexicom supporting 4th Line Theatre, and more.
Emily Mae's Cookies & Sweets owner Jennifer Wight (right) with Madeleine Hurrell, entrepreneurship officer at Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development's Business Advisory Centre. Hurrell oversees the Starter Company Plus program, which awarded Wight a $4,000 grant in 2017 to help build her business. Wight held the grand opening of her brick-and-mortar shop at 1135 Lansdowne Street West in Peterborough on February 1, 2020. (Photo: Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development / Facebook)

businessNOW – February 4, 2020

Featuring grand opening of Emily Mae's Cookies & Sweets in Peterborough, Toe Beans Cat Café in Port Hope up for sale, applications open for federal government's 2020 Canada Summer Jobs program, and more.
Bruce Cockburn performing at Showplace Performance Centre in downtown Peterborough on September 25, 2017. The legendary Canadian singer-songwriter returns to Showplace on October 16, 2020 as part of his 50th anniversary tour. (Photo: Bruce Head /

Bruce Cockburn returning to Peterborough in October 2020 for 50th anniversary tour

Concert at Showplace Performance Centre will celebrate 1970 release of his self-titled debut album.
Peterborough Mayor Diane Therrien (right) spoke at the Rotary Club of Peterborough meeting at the Holiday Inn on January 27, 2020, along with Peterborough County Warden J. Murray Jones (second from right). Also pictured are Rotarians Jay Amer (at the podium) and Kevin Duguay. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor /

businessNOW – January 28, 2020

Featuring Peterborough Mayor Diane Therrien and County Warden J. Murray Jones at the Rotary Club of Peterborough, Innovation Cluster's new Lindsay incubator, Michael Skinner, Omorfia, and more.
Manjit Minhas (second from left) on the set of the CBC Television series "Dragons' Den" with her fellow Dragons. Described on her website as "mother, beer baroness, entrepreneur, Dragon", Manjit will be speaking at the Innovation Cluster's Electric City Talks series at Showplace Performance Centre in Peterborough on March 10, 2020 in celebration of International Women's Day. The event is sponsored by Fleming College and will be free for all Fleming College students and $10 for members of the public. (Photo: CBC)

businessNOW – January 21, 2020

Featuring Manjit Minhas speaking in Peterborough, Kawartha Chamber's Digital Main Street initiative, Weston Foods closing Cobourg plant, free pre-apprenticeship programs at Fleming College, and more.
Karen Procyk of Peterborough collects her grand prize of $1,500 in "downtown money" at Wild Rock Outfitters on 169 Charlotte Street after her Holiday Shopping Passport was drawn at the culmination of the annual initiative by the Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement Area (DBIA) to encourage people to choose local. Also pictured is DBIA executive director Terry Guiel (left) and Wild Rock Outfitters co-owner Kieran Andrews. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough DBIA)

businessNOW – January 14, 2020

Featuring a successful Holiday Shopping Passport program in downtown Peterborough, You're Welcome, Omorfia, Starks Barber Company, Community Futures Peterborough, and more.
Peterborough-born country music artist Tebey will be performing with Matt Lang at The Venue in downtown Peterborough on January 29, 2020. (Publicity photo)

musicNOW – January 2020

Featuring I The Mountain, Two Strangers, Alex Cuba, Look Ahead, Jocelyn Gould, Tebey with Matt Lang, and Classic Albums Live.
Huge Shops Ontario has applied to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario to open a cannabis retail store at 225 George Street North in downtown Peterborough. The Toronto-based cannabis retailer originally proposed a store to be located at the plaza at Fowlers Corners in Kawartha Lakes but decided to move the proposed store after municipal zoning issues were identified with that location. (Photo: Bruce Head /

businessNOW – January 7, 2020

Featuring Huge Shops' proposed cannabis store in downtown Peterborough, Peterborough & the Kawarthas Starter Company Plus, Digital Tranformation Grants, Kawartha-Haliburton Children's Aid Society, and more.
This building at 225 George Street North, near the corner of Sherbrooke Street in downtown Peterborough, is the new proposed location of the first legal cannabis store in the Kawarthas. Toronto-based cannabis retailer Huge Shops Ontario Inc. was originally authorized to open its "Grower's Retail" store in the plaza at Fowlers Corners outside the city limits, but has since applied to move the store to downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Bruce Head /

Downtown Peterborough may be the new location of the first legal cannabis store in...

Huge Shops originally proposed opening Grower's Retail store in Fowlers Corners.

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