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These stories about the people and places that make us proud to call our community home are made possible through the continued support of Leon's Furniture as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Chippewa International Students Club creates cultural connection

Chippewa International Students Club creates cultural connection

'We want them to share their cultures with us so we can learn about what life is like back home for them, and we want them to experience Canadian culture while socializing and having fun'
Professional Organizer helps navigate clients through tough time

Professional Organizer helps navigate clients through tough time

'I combine many of my service offerings together to be able to create the right package or service for that family or individual'
Cam Branch preparing the next generation of athletes through BSP

Cam Branch preparing the next generation of athletes through BSP

'Athletics are my second language. Branch Sports Performance is a compilation of all these years of personal, educational and professional' experience
Hannah Bywater continues family tradition of world exploration

Hannah Bywater continues family tradition of world exploration

'If there's one thing that COVID has taught me is that there's no time like the present to go out and chase your dreams'
Supporting the health and wellness of people around Nipissing

Supporting the health and wellness of people around Nipissing

'Some men come home and if they let off steam through violence then that's something you just have to live with. Those are all myths. Our counselling here helps women primarily to sort through that type of myth'
N2M2L helping students gain digital media skills

N2M2L helping students gain digital media skills

'They can take part in our digital music set up, they can learn things about photography and video and we also have more formalized workshops that happen a few times a month'
Paving the right path to 60 successful years for Redpath

Paving the right path to 60 successful years for Redpath

'We are still very much a Canadian based company and a significant part of our business is done here in Canada but we do a lot of the work internationally'
Marceau's Martial Arts mentoring generations of students

Marceau's Martial Arts mentoring generations of students

'We were taught to respect everybody according to their belt level and get them to do what they could, not necessarily what we could do, but get them to be the best so that they would get better on their own'
PADDLE Program continues to persevere 16 years after it began

PADDLE Program continues to persevere 16 years after it began

'The nice thing about this program is that you don’t have to fit into a box. We are so flexible with what we can do'
<b>Rooted:</b> Different paths to policing

Rooted: Different paths to policing

'What I ended up doing was being a Special Constable first, and I really enjoyed that, so I went into policing. I loved that, and that led me back to North Bay'