Authors Articles by Bruce Head

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.
Wendy Trusler and Carol Devine, authors of "The Antarctic Book Of Cooking And Cleaning: A Polar Journey", in Antarctica in 1996

Peterborough’s Wendy Trusler on CBC Radio’s The Next Chapter

She and co-author Carol Devine discuss their book "The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning" with host Shelagh Rogers.
Canadian musical icon Tom Wilson performs as Lee Harvey Osmond at the Gordon Best Theatre in Peterborough on February 12 (photo: Jen Squires)

Tom Wilson brings his beautiful scars to Peterborough on February 12

Wilson's band Lee Harvey Osmond performs with Mayhemingways at Gordon Best Theatre.
The winning design for the new Canadian Canoe Museum from heneghan peng architects of Dublin, Ireland, and Kearns Mancini Architects of Toronto (photo courtesy of Canadian Canoe Museum)

Canadian Canoe Museum unveils winning design for new museum

"Visionary design" for new $45-million facility to be located at Peterborough Lift Lock.
Johnny Earle, who founded his hugely successful clothing company Johnny Cupcakes at the age of 19, began by selling T-shirts out of the trunk of his car

Founder of world’s first T-shirt bakery to speak in Peterborough

FastStart Peterborough brings young entrepreneur Johnny Earle to the Market Hall on February 23.
Peterborough's 14th annual Walk for Alzheimer's takes place this year indoors at the Trent Athletics Centre at Trent University on January 31

Walk for Alzheimer’s to support people living with dementia

Alzheimer Society's biggest fundraiser of the year takes place at Trent Athletics Centre on January 31.
The trainer version of Digitsole's Smartshoes, which connect to a smartphone app to warm your feet, track footsteps, and loosen or tighten each shoe

13 fascinating and crazy tech products from CES 2016

From a smart water bottle to a self-propelling skateboard to the first aerial drone large enough to carry a person.
Ron James' comedy special "Fast Forward", which airs on CBC Television on New Year's Eve, was filmed over two nights in October at Showplace Performance Centre in Peterborough (photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW)

Exclusive behind-the-camera look at Ron James’ New Year’s Eve special

With video clips from "Fast Forward" filmed at Showplace Performance Centre in Peterborough.
The plans for Myrtle's Kitchen, a public health kitchen to be built on the second floor of the Peterborough County-City Health Unit's new location in downtown Peterborough. The space is named in honour of the late Myrtle Smith, after the Smith family of AON Inc. made a generous donation. The health unit is seeking to raise $73,000 from the community to help build the kitchen.

Peterborough health unit launches fundraising campaign for Myrtle’s Kitchen

Community kitchen named for matriarch of the Smith family of AON Inc. in honour of lead gift
Cutting the ribbon at the official opening of Peterborough's new Long & McQuade store (from left to right): CEO & President Steve Long, councillor Keith Riel, MP Maryam Monsef, MPP Jeaf Leal, Bud Monahan, unidentified, Warden J. Murray Jones, councillor Dave Haacke

Long & McQuade opens new music store in Peterborough

Company's president, 86-year-old founder, and local politicians attend grand opening at Aylmer Street location.
The final section of the Trans Canada Trail connecting Peterborough and Hastings has been officially opened for use

Trans Canada Trail between Peterborough and Hastings completed

Final section of multi-use trail officially opened at ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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