StoosNews Spotlight: Check Out A Special Business Beat This Week Featuring 7 Student-Owned & Operated Companies

PTBOCanada is delighted to to be running StooNews columns each week here, spotlighting new businesses and startups in Peterborough and the Kawarthas. Here is this week’s edition…

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre is again supporting the creation of new student-owned and operated companies as part of the annual Ontario Government Summer Company Start-Up program. Seven business are supported this year including…


Dustyn McCready-DeBruin and his company - Dusty Dives, offering dock repair, underwater weeding, and retrieval dives for missing items.

Dustyn McCready-DeBruin

Dustyn McCready-DeBruin

Kathir Puvendran’s company - Kip’s Window Cleaning, offering interior and exterior windows, window sills, screens, eavestroughs and vinyl siding.

Kathir Puvendran

Kathir Puvendran

Braeden Pitre has Pitre Property Maintenance, offering year-round outdoor services including lawn cutting, weeding, edging, pruning, hedge trimming, leaf clean-up, landscaping, snow removal, sanding and salting, and Lakeside residential services.

Wesley Penney’s Nufit Program offers quality professional workout and fitness programming for those new to fitness or experienced.

Wesley Penney

Wesley Penney

Samantha Hourie’s Travelling Footcare Reflexology provides mobile foot reflexology using pressure techniques that help to reduce stress, enhance circulation and normalize metabolism.

Samantha Hourie

Samantha Hourie

Michael Tucker has Tucker’s Lawn & Order… providing landscaping services that are focused on assisting seniors with manual labour and landscaping projects.

Michael Tucker

Michael Tucker

And Austin Murray’s AGM Academics assists elementary and high school students with math and science by using incentive/tracking charts and lesson books to track and promote progressive learning.

Austin Murray

Austin Murray

It’s so great to see these young entrepreneurs get a chance to learn the fundamentals of business, and in many cases succeed. The Summer Company program is delivered through Peterborough and the Kawartha’s Business Advisory Centre. Visit peterboroughed.ca for more info.

”Like” StoosNews page on Facebook here!

Engage with us on social media on TwitterInstagram and Facebook. Write to us at tips@ptbocanada.com. Sign up for PTBOBuzz newsletter here. Watch our PTBOCanada Love video here.