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. If he has any spare time, he enjoys songwriting, playing acoustic guitar, and taking photos of Cait the border collie.
A concept drawing from 2014 of the Canadian Canoe Museum at its new location at the Peterborough Lift Lock. The museum has now launched a competition for architects to develop actual design concepts for the new museum. (Drawing: Neil Broadfoot)

Canadian Canoe Museum launches international design competition

Museum has ambitious plans for new location at Peterborough Lift Lock.
The Citadelle of Quebec is a National Historic Site of Canada and also forms part of the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site of Canada, one of the locations to be visited by the grand prize winners of My Parks Pass' "Canada's Coolest Trip" (photo: Wikipedia)

Help Immaculate Conception’s grade 8 class win a trip to Quebec

Students enter national contest with video about the Peterborough Lift Lock.
Melissa Payne (photo: Bryan Reid)

Melissa Payne releases new video in support of her latest record

Local singer-songwriter also performing at Boots and Hearts music festival this summer.
The Peterborough Folk Festival held its annual general meeting on March 2, 2015

Despite resignation, board confident about folk festival’s future

At annual general meeting, board chair thanks Nick Ferrio for his contributions as Artistic and Executive Director.
During last year's Great Backyard Bird Count, the Snowy Owl was reported in unprecedented numbers across southeastern Canada. Snowies are expected to show up in higher numbers during this year's count as well, which takes place from February 13-16. (Photo: Diane McAllister)

Show birds some Valentine’s love this weekend

Join the Great Backyard Bird Count from February 13th to 16th.
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.

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