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These stories about the people making positive impacts in our community are made possible through the continued support of Northwood Funeral Home as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Local artist sells forget-me-not painting for Alzheimer Society

Local artist sells forget-me-not painting for Alzheimer Society

'I never thought that I’d be considered an artist, this is just me following my passion,' says Tania Taraniuk-Caputo
Echo Bay man battling incurable cancer fighting towards a cure

Echo Bay man battling incurable cancer fighting towards a cure

Echo Bay couple work hard to help others living with multiple myeloma while struggling with it themselves
Search for remains of relative leads activist to auction Indigenous artwork for charity

Search for remains of relative leads activist to auction Indigenous artwork for charity

Anishinaabe volunteer organizes Full Circle Auction and donates all proceeds to Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association
Good neighbour discovers empathy goes a long way in the opioid crisis

Good neighbour discovers empathy goes a long way in the opioid crisis

Young good Samaritan cleans up and safely disposes of hundreds of used, discarded needles in her neighbourhood
Davey Home residents get special outdoor concert during city tour <b>(5 photos)</b>

Davey Home residents get special outdoor concert during city tour (5 photos)

Staff hope to give the residents a tour around the city twice a week
Warrior women to walk 27 kms for brain tumour research <b>(2 photos)</b>

Warrior women to walk 27 kms for brain tumour research (2 photos)

Kyleigh Provenzano, Shaylan Spurway Bubinas know ordeal of brain tumours; will walk in June to raise funds, awareness
Fundraiser will help the hospital and local musicians

Fundraiser will help the hospital and local musicians

Bandcamp Day for SAH helps folks discover local music while raising funds to assist the hospital
Mother, daughter empowered to help through Strong Minds run <b>(6 photos)</b>

Mother, daughter empowered to help through Strong Minds run (6 photos)

Fourth annual Run for Change hosted virtually for second year in a row
Fall follows through on bid to run 100 marathons for charity

Fall follows through on bid to run 100 marathons for charity

Rick Fall has left for Victoria to start his 4,200 km run, FalloRick Home to Home
Group of Sault women using plastic bags to help the homeless <b>(4 photos)</b>

Group of Sault women using plastic bags to help the homeless (4 photos)

Process called ‘plarn’ turns plastic bags into sleeping mats for homeless