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Articles by Bruce Head

Bruce Head
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Bruce Head is's managing editor, chief technical officer, and a contributing writer. If he has any spare time, he enjoys songwriting, playing acoustic guitar, and taking photos of Cait the border collie.
Hamilton-based musician, artist, and author Tom Wilson reads from his memoir "Beautiful Scars" during a December 8, 2022 event at Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School in Peterborough organized by the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund in partnership with Sony Music Publishing. Wilson told the students about his discovery nine years ago, at the age of 54, that he was actually Indigenous. (Photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW)

Musician Tom Wilson tells Peterborough students about discovering his ‘secret’ Indigenous identity

Reconciliation event at Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School was organized by Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund in partnership with Sony Music Publishing
Town Ward councillor Alex Bierk speaks in support of one of his two motions to address the city's homelessness crisis at the inaugural general committee meeting of Peterborough's new city council on December 5, 2022. (kawarthaNOW screenshot of City of Peterborough livestream)

New Peterborough city council votes down two motions to address city’s homelessness crisis

Councillor Alex Bierk's motions to support emergency winter response and tiny homes project defeated, with Mayor Leal's own motion for tiny homes approved.
The Market, a family-owned small business at 112 Queen Street in Lakefield, is giving its customers a break on the rising price of lettuce by selling it at cost. (Photo: The Market / Facebook)

The Market in Lakefield gives its customers a break on the high cost of...

'I decided to do that just for our customers' says Lee Galley of the locally owned independent grocery store.
A holiday tradition returns to Showplace Performance Centre when the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra presents "A Holiday Welcome" featuring special musical guest James Westman on December 10, 2022. Pictured is the orchestra with guest artists Bradley Christensen and the Toronto Children's Chorus at its last holiday concert before the pandemic, "Christmas Fantasia" in December 2019. (Photo: Huw Morgan)

Peterborough Symphony Orchestra’s holiday concert tradition returns to Showplace on December 10

'A Holiday Welcome' features a selection of classical and popular seasonal favourites with special musical guest, baritone James Westman.
Marc Bendavid, Kyana Teresa, and Duff Goldman (back) star in "A Gingerbread Christmas," written by Peterborough's Carley Smale with Blaine Chiappetta based on a story by Carley and Peterborough's Katelyn James. The movie is now streaming on Crave after premiering on Discovery+ in November. (Key art: Discovery+)

Peterborough screenwriter Carley Smale’s ‘A Gingerbread Christmas’ now streaming on Crave

Holiday movie is latest in a series by the 'rom-com connoisseur', with 2020's award-nominated 'Midnight at the Magnolia' also now streaming on Netflix.
Peterborough's Wyatt Lamoureux (right) as Mr. Wallace with Nathaniel Buescher as Jesse in a scene from the second episode of the new Apple TV+ sci-fi anthology series "Circuit Breakers." (kawarthaNOW screenshot)

Peterborough’s Wyatt Lamoureux appears in new Apple TV+ family sci-fi series ‘Circuit Breakers’

Actor, director, and screenwriter has a speaking role in episode two of the first season.
Colin Linden, Stephen Fearing, and Tom Wilson formed the roots-rock band Blackie and the Rodeo Kings in 1996 to record a one-off tribute album to the great Canadian singer-songwriter Willie P. Bennett (who lived in Peterborough). Still together 11 albums and almost 27 years later, the band is playing two shows at Peterborough's Market Hall on December 7 and 8, 2022, presented by Market Hall and kawarthaNOW. (Photo courtesy of Blackie and the Rodeo Kings)

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings celebrates 25 years with back-to-back concerts in Peterborough

On December 7 and 8, Market Hall and kawarthaNOW present roots-rockers who formed in 1996 to record a tribute album to Peterborough's Willie P. Bennett,
Launch Kawartha is a new entrepreneurship centre in downtown Lindsay designed by the Kawartha Lakes Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) and funded by the Kawwartha Lakes Business Community Development Corporation. (Graphic courtesy of Kawartha Lakes CFDC)

New entrepreneurship centre opening in Kawartha Lakes in November

'Launch Kawartha' in downtown Lindsay will provide new entrepreneurs with free workspace and access to services from multiple in-house partners.
Labour leaders and representatives of public and private sector unions in Ontario and across Canada applaud after Laura Walton, president of the Ontario School Board Council of Unions (OSBCU) that represents education workers at the bargaining table, confirms at a media conference on November 7, 2022 that the provincial government will repeal its controversial Bill 28. (kawarthaNOW screenshot of CPAC video)

CUPE and Ontario government to return to bargaining table after Ford offers to repeal...

Education workers to return to work but will be in legal strike position when Bill 28 is rescinded.
kawarthaNOW's new choose local website section is dedicated to promoting locally owned businesses in the greater Kawarthas region. It's the first phase of Keep It In The Kawarthas® campaign. launching in the new year, to help connect consumers with local businesses in Peterborough County, the City of Kawartha Lakes, and Northumberland, Hastings, and Haliburton counties. (Photo: kawarthaNOW)

kawarthaNOW launches new website section for their Keep It In The Kawarthas® choose local...

Celebratory offer available now for the giving season, with full campaign to help and support local businesses launching in the new year,

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