Skip to content

Rooted

Leons_CLP_Rooted_house-1200x628px-FacebookAd

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.


On the Edge Fringe Festival a staple of North Bay's Arts and Culture Scene

On the Edge Fringe Festival a staple of North Bay's Arts and Culture Scene

'This really is for everybody. You can be a completely experienced theatre actor or you can be just starting out and have this as your first show'
Jaymie Lathem wants North Bay/Nipissing to take pride in its creative sector

Jaymie Lathem wants North Bay/Nipissing to take pride in its creative sector

'Delivering these everyday things that people are so used to just gets lost in the shuffle but if we don’t support the creative sector it will just disappear and we need every city to be fighting to sustain its creative sector'
North Bay Symphony Orchestra hopes to play together again in June

North Bay Symphony Orchestra hopes to play together again in June

'It is important to make music, even when times are tough. The arts are not always easy, but in good times and bad times it is there for you'
Mihail Oghina brings impressive athletic and coaching resume to North Bay Canoe Club

Mihail Oghina brings impressive athletic and coaching resume to North Bay Canoe Club

'Our club has had a great history of getting people to the world stage and the Olympic stage and I think that is something we can achieve once again'
Councillor takes historic look at downtown and waterfront projects and how they shape the future

Councillor takes historic look at downtown and waterfront projects and how they shape the future

'You’ve now had several successions of City Council who have really taken this area to heart'
Young professionals giving back to community through Rotaract Club

Young professionals giving back to community through Rotaract Club

'A lot of people see great value and a ton of potential in our community and there are those opportunities to have fun while giving back'
Creating a supportive network for Black students at Nipissing University

Creating a supportive network for Black students at Nipissing University

'We just want to create that opportunity for Black students to have a platform or have a place that you can be around people that look like you or talk about issues with people that might know what you’re going through
Beer Baroness Society having a pint to celebrate International Women's Day

Beer Baroness Society having a pint to celebrate International Women's Day

'We wanted to create a comfortable space to extend that appreciation and education among woman because sometimes that’s hard. It can be difficult for women to feel comfortable in what is largely a male dominated industry'
Giles Blunt reflects on Cardinal series and career as an author

Giles Blunt reflects on Cardinal series and career as an author

'It is one of the easier forms in which to generate suspense and people just love that feeling of needing to read another page. I love that feeling myself and that’s why I wanted to write the best detective novel that I could, and I really didn’t expect that I would be writing more than just one'
Best years may still be on the way for acting career of Gerry Mendicino

Best years may still be on the way for acting career of Gerry Mendicino

'You’re just not sure when exactly that work is coming or what its going to be, but that’s also part of the excitement because you’re always staying on your toes and staying ready and you’re not doing the same thing all the time'