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Jobs of the Future

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These stories about career paths, local jobs, programs and tales of success that highlight North Bay's diverse job market are made possible through the continued support of Laurentian University as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Kindra McMillan's impactful role in education

Kindra McMillan's impactful role in education

'They all come to us with a common goal of wanting to help people and give back to the community in some way'
Otter Pointe resort, a four-season 'glamping' haven

Otter Pointe resort, a four-season 'glamping' haven

'When we stood on this land and witnessed its natural beauty, the decision to buy it became almost instantaneous'
A new reason to dust off the golf clubs at The Golf Department

A new reason to dust off the golf clubs at The Golf Department

'We're a community of golf enthusiasts, and with our population, the desire for year-round golfing is evident'
Local company embracing the tools and capabilities of AI

Local company embracing the tools and capabilities of AI

'Playing with AI is a beautiful way to exercise your brain, because it's having a conversation where you have to match the words with something that people can process visually'
Les Compagnons serving the Francophone community for 60 years

Les Compagnons serving the Francophone community for 60 years

'There’s a lot of thought and effort to bring something new every year and to be more welcoming and inclusive'
Performing Arts career, 'I loved the atmosphere and each day was different'

Performing Arts career, 'I loved the atmosphere and each day was different'

'There is no glass ceiling in this industry as long as you’re willing to expand on your skill set and show that you want to learn and do more, the sky is the limit'
Plug in and go at Port North Bay

Plug in and go at Port North Bay

'I thought, with all my contacts and experience, this would be a great fit for me to be a part of that ecosystem in helping get their vision and ideas moving in the right direction'
Print Three progressing well under Dayna Panay's watch

Print Three progressing well under Dayna Panay's watch

'For a lot of my business, knowing that things are happening in the store and that it’s staying local is key'
Finding the perfect dress is the 'best part of the job'

Finding the perfect dress is the 'best part of the job'

'It is so heartwarming to help people find that dress that is going to make their day special'
Jobs: Mike Bissett give advice on a career in Financial Advising

Jobs: Mike Bissett give advice on a career in Financial Advising

'A lot of people think it's a numbers game, and there is that aspect, but there are also professionals who an Advisor works with that specialize in that part of the business.  As much as I'm running this business, I'm not the only person involved'