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Business news from Peterborough's community.


The Business Beat for July 8, 2019

Dr Ange Wellman is a local Chiropractor who recently set up shop in the Core Chiropractic Offices at 315 King Street in Peterborough. Dr Ange uses gentle chiropractic adjustments for men, women and children utilizing state-of-the-art, scanning technology to determine how well you’re adapting to the stresses in your life, if your “gas pedal is always on”, and if you are burning yourself out physiologically. The adjustment, typically using a torque release tool, focuses on releasing tension in the spine and balancing the nervous systems. Check out the informative website at


 Shaw Computer Systems recently relocated, underwent a rebrand, introduced a new website, and introduced some new services! The new location is 236 King Street in the AON City Centre Building, the new website is and it includes the ability to register and pay for online training, a new blog, customer portal and more. New services include a help desk service, remote login software, cloud workstation and server backup, document sharing, a password manager, monitoring and managed IT services, security, training and lots more. Check it all out at


A cool story from GardaWorld. One of their security guards, Mike Post is a strong supporter of the local chapter of the Canadian Mental Health Association, and with the help of GardaWorld he managed to make a donation to the recent Ride Don’t Hide event of over $10,000! Mike was awarded the “Champion of Mental Health Award, and GardaWorld has announced that they will continue to support Mike and his continuing efforts. Congratulations to Mike and Justin Sharrard and everyone at Gardaworld Peterborough.


Congratulations to Donna Floyd of Cottage Toys, who recently celebrated 30 years in business. Serious about fun! and don’t forget the July ChamberAM at Venture North is tomorrow (July 9) morning from 7.30 – 8.30 at the Venture North building in Downtown Peterborough. Everyone’s welcome, there’s free coffee and pastries and the 5 Minutes of Awesome truly is...


The Business Beat for June 3, 2019

ComForCare Home Care recently established a Peterborough location under franchise owner Woody Brumet. Woody, Brenda Booth, Rose McCormack, Breymann Cameron and Sally Waterhouse make up the admin team . Compassionate, professional caregivers and PSW’s, provide individual non-medical care plans for seniors, people with disabilities, injuries, post-surgery or stroke, palliative care, chronic disease and more.  Services include meal prep, personal care, light housekeeping,  shopping, errands, escort to appointments and companionship.  Call the office at 705 874-5770 for a complimentary in-home consultation.


Congratulations to Hobart’s on the opening of their third location! Hobart’s Lighthouse is located at Harbour Town at McCracken’s Landing. Hobart’s Executive Chef Scott Hudson is serving up casual dining for brunch, lunch and dinner, all in a spectacular setting. Harbour Town looks out over Stony Lake and is a great spot for watching people, boats, and sunsets. McCracken’s Landing is located just 32 minutes from Peterborough. Just take County Road 6 East of Lakefield to 2281 McCracken’s Landing Road. Visit


Tora Bistro is a brand new Asian fusion restaurant on Charlotte street. A sister restaurant with Madoi Sushi at the corner of George and Brock streets, Tora Bistro specializes in Korean and Japanese cuisine, including sushi, noodles, rolls, ramen and lots more. A complete renovation has created a cool setting, and the food reviews are all positive, so check out Tora Bistro at 172 Charlotte Street, or order delivery, or take out, or find them on Facebook.


TrustWealthy is Sophie Simard’s new business. Sophie offers bookkeeping and financial services including software setup, data entry, preparation of financial statements, budgeting, accounts payable and receivable, payroll and more. TrustWealthy is located in Peterborough but they offer virtual services everywhere in Canada. Sophie brings ten years experience to her new company. For details visit