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These stories about the Extraordinary Women and Girls in our community are made possible through the continued support of the Dorset Pier Mental Health as part of our Community Leaders Program.

Women and Girls: A new online project will honour the 'Rosies of the north' (2 Photos)

Women and Girls: A new online project will honour the 'Rosies of the north' (2 Photos)

An interactive oral history website will honour the Thunder Bay women who worked in the World War II defense industry.
A Thunder Bay-area farmer leads the Ont. Federation of Agriculture for another year

A Thunder Bay-area farmer leads the Ont. Federation of Agriculture for another year

Peggy Brekveld welcomes a new program to support farmers' mental health.
<b>Women and Girls:</b> The race against the history

Women and Girls: The race against the history

Pateman believes in the importance of sharing your voice.
<b>Women and Girls:</b> Local artist goes international <b>(4 photos)</b>

Women and Girls: Local artist goes international (4 photos)

Local artist gaining international recognition at the London Art Gallery.
<b>Women and Girls:</b> Cranking it up a notch

Women and Girls: Cranking it up a notch

A workshop series is motivating women cyclists to grab their bikes and tools and learn the skills needed to fix their own bike’s needs.
<b>Women and Girls:</b> Baring your soul through art

Women and Girls: Baring your soul through art

Local artist Marlo Ellis is creating a safe space to express yourself.
<b>Women and Girls:</b> Paralympian Robbi Weldon will be inducted into the Cycling Hall of Fame

Women and Girls: Paralympian Robbi Weldon will be inducted into the Cycling Hall of Fame

'Thunder Bay is a fantastic place' for kids to grow up in sports and recreation, Weldon says.
<b>Women and Girls:</b> For an even playing field

Women and Girls: For an even playing field

For Janet Sillman it's not about creating history or setting records; it's about enjoying doing something everyone was doing
<b>Women and girls:</b> An intrinsic business

Women and girls: An intrinsic business

The kinesiology graduate and personal trainer turned entrepreneur created an open gym.
<b>Women and Girls:</b> Pretty Fly co. keeping Thunder Bay fly <b>(9 pictures)</b>

Women and Girls: Pretty Fly co. keeping Thunder Bay fly (9 pictures)

The local store on Algoma unlike anything in Thunder Bay.
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