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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 our sponsors as part of our Community Leaders Program.


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'
Source for Sports North Bay overcomes the struggles of pandemic

Source for Sports North Bay overcomes the struggles of pandemic

'That was probably one of the scariest tightrope walks, but ultimately, it's the best business gamble I've ever taken because once things opened up, we had product and not only were we selling it in North Bay but we're also selling it to outside markets who didn't have those things in stock'
Green Fox Kitchen's plant based meals growing in popularity

Green Fox Kitchen's plant based meals growing in popularity

This is a side passion project for the Chippewa Secondary School teachers who say for a long time, their friends had been commenting on the lunches they brought to work
Drashti Patels career path in health brings her to Strato Labs

Drashti Patels career path in health brings her to Strato Labs

'When Strato Labs opened up, it opened a new opportunity for me to pursue something right in my field of education. I applied, went through the interview process and when I was successful with getting the job, I was very proud'
Jennifer Taun's team providing counselling services in North Bay

Jennifer Taun's team providing counselling services in North Bay

'As a team we get to co-facilitate and develop these groups together. Which is another benefit of having Social Workers work together'
Doulas assisting parents before, during and after childbirth

Doulas assisting parents before, during and after childbirth

'We are there to support the birthing person, but also their partners or someone else in their lives who may be their main support person'
Michelle Bos and Strato Labs helping the North Bay film sector

Michelle Bos and Strato Labs helping the North Bay film sector

'It’s very exciting to see these two different industries blossoming in North Bay and helping each other'
Summer Company start-up sheds new light on lamp décor

Summer Company start-up sheds new light on lamp décor

'Ever since I was a child, I’ve been interested in becoming an entrepreneur. It’s just always been attractive to me, running my own business'
From the kitchen to the bakery, The Mini Cake Shoppe expanding

From the kitchen to the bakery, The Mini Cake Shoppe expanding

'I didn’t actually consider turning this into a business, it was just more of a creative outlet during COVID, but I did have an old high school teacher who basically said to me, ‘ok when is this non-business starting up?'
Compassion and Communication is key to policing

Compassion and Communication is key to policing

'I wanted to bring what I learned, especially with the mental health aspect, and bring that side and use it as an asset to my everyday role here'