Authors Articles by Bruce Head

Articles by Bruce Head

Bruce Head
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Bruce Head is kawarthaNOW.com's managing editor, chief technical officer, and a contributing writer.
For the second year in a row, Carolyn Amyotte coordinated the building a coloured igloo in Aplsey. The 2015 Rainbow Igloo was featured at the Apsley Winter Carnival on February 21st and Amyotte and three fellow parents will be sleeping overnight in the igloo in March to raise funds for literacy resources for Apsley-area students.

Apsley’s amazing rainbow igloo

Featured at Apsley Winter Carnival, coloured igloo is raising funds for local student literacy.
A community protest against Dalhousie University's response to misogynistic Facebook posts by some of its male dentistry students. CBC has released results of an investigation on the number of sexual assaults reported over a five-year period at Canadian universities (photo: Nick Holland/The Watch)

CBC investigates sex assault reports at Canadian universities

Trent University ranks 11th for sexual assault reports per capita of student population.
Celebrity sports anchor and honourary co-chair Dan O'Toole speaks at the pre-game ceremony for the 6th annual "Pink in the Rink" along with Anita Blackbourn (who is battling breast cancer) and Anita Record or the Canadian Cancer Society Manager (photo: Pearl Dixon/Peterborough Petes)

Pink in the Rink campaign raises $72,923 for Canadian Cancer Society

Sixth annual fundraiser culminated at last night's Peterborough Petes game.
There are increasing reports of businesses and individuals in the Kawarthas becoming infected with "ransomware"

Don’t let hackers kidnap your computer

Reports of ransomware incidents are increasing in the Kawarthas.
Online streaming services like Netflix are encouraging us to binge-watch television series. But is this a good thing?

Is binge-watching turning us into couch potatoes – or worse?

New study finds lonely and depressed people more likely to binge-watch.
Before launching on a school tour across the GTA during Black History Month, Beau Dixon will perform his one-man play "Beneath Springhill: The Maurice Ruddick Story" on Saturday, February 7th at The Theatre on King in downtown Peterborough (photo courtesy of Beau Dixon)

Celebrating an African-Canadian hero during Black History Month

Beau Dixon performs "Beneath Springhill: The Maurice Ruddick Story" on February 7th at the Theatre on King in Peterborough
Publican House Partners Marty Laskaris, Matt Philips, Mike Laskaris, and Rick Coit in the brewery's new craft beer retail store, along with City of Peterborough Town Ward Councillor Diane Therrien. The store will have its official opening on Saturday, January 31st (photo courtesy of Publican House Brewery)

Publican House Brewery opens retail store in downtown Peterborough

Store features the brewery's year-round and seasonal brews, a tasting bar, and a seating area.
Foxgang Amadeus, designed and painted by Cobourg artist Katriona Dean, is #1 on Bored Panda's list of most beautiful outdoor pianos in the world (photo: Katriona Dean)

Cobourg’s famous street pianos

First a viral video and now top billing on a design website.
Portrait of Robert Burns in Ayr, Scotland (photo: public domain)

Prepare the haggis! Robbie Burns Day is Sunday, January 25th

Interesting facts about the Scottish poet, a list of celebrations in the Kawarthas, and how to host your own Burns Supper.

A Stand-Up Guy

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld performs at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on April 26.

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