Fraserville Entrepreneur Alex Bushell’s Start up Launches Revolutionary Lab System

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There are many routes that lead to starting your own business. For Alex Bushell and his partner Steve Wright, the path began with frustration on the job that peaked after their employer was purchased by a US multinational, leaving them feeling disconnected. In 2013, Alex Bushell spent 40% of his … Continue reading

Local Talent Shines at Magna Hoedown Showdown in Aurora

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After months of auditions where competitor numbers were whittled down to only ten, two Peterborough lads took second and third place in the 28th Aurora Magna Hoedown Showdown on Saturday September 17th. Jade Daniel Eagleson of Bailieboro took second prize while Cameron Von Criegren of Peterborough took third place in … Continue reading

Where are They Now? Catching up with Jim Gleason

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Jim Gleason first came to Peterborough to study at Trent University. During that time, he met Robert Winslow when the two were performing a student production of “Waiting For Godot” at one of Trent’s venues. By then, Robert was already mulling over an idea for an original play about the … Continue reading

Julie Vallieres’ Takes Her Mental Health Awareness Message to the Streets of Quebec

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On Sunday August 28th, St. Peter’s Catholic Secondary School Teacher ran her 3rd marathon covering the 42.2 km from Levis to Quebec City in support of mental health awareness. She also dedicated this effort to her friend and neighbor whose tragic and sudden accidental death this summer has left behind … Continue reading

Young Photographer Poses Unique Combination of Creativity and Business Sense

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Patrick Stephen was first introduced in this paper in 2014 when at the age of 17 he was awarded a grant from Peterborough Economic Development’s Summer Company program for young entrepreneurs in 2014 for a photography/video business. That year he developed a three year business plan- this young man thinks … Continue reading

Celebrate Mother’s Day Visiting Local Artists on Rolling Hills Studio Tour

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By Karen Graham This year artists in and around Bethany are opening their doors again for Mother’s Day weekend. The artists work in a wide variety of media, creating works of beauty, purpose and often whimsy to express their creative vision in their unique settings. From quilts to photographs, beautiful … Continue reading

Aunt Laura’s Tea Room

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By Karen Graham A traditional red brick Ontario farm house on the south side of Highway 7A in Bethany has housed a bustling business since 1983. The home has been in the Morton family since 1868, when the great grandfather of current owner Kathleen Morton purchased the property and built … Continue reading