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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.


Mobile Law Office is revolutionizing legal services in North Bay

Mobile Law Office is revolutionizing legal services in North Bay

'I can take my work with me, and not miss family time. It really does allow me to have very flexible hours'
Jess Byrnes shifts gears from career in healthcare to highways

Jess Byrnes shifts gears from career in healthcare to highways

'We need to spread the word that this is an option for people. Until you hear about it, you just don’t know its there and people fall back on the more traditional roles'
After big years at UNB, local hockey stars have path to the pros

After big years at UNB, local hockey stars have path to the pros

'It means a lot to me to be named a First Team All-Canadian. It is incredible to get to represent UNB and the AUS'
Rae Brenne's Yarn Store Proves the Craft's Enduring Appeal

Rae Brenne's Yarn Store Proves the Craft's Enduring Appeal

'It's also such a great solo practice because there are the meditative properties of knitting and crocheting and doing something repetitive with your hands and really taking that moment to just relax and be mindful'
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'