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These stories about career paths, local jobs, programs and tales of success that highlight Timmins' diverse job market are made possible through the continued support of Laurentian University as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Timmins Porcupine Trailers moves to new location, adds to services

Timmins Porcupine Trailers moves to new location, adds to services

'What we’re able to do is get you off the side of the highway or if you’re stuck in the bush and you need help, we’ll go and help you'
South Porcupine store filling a void, crafting a community

South Porcupine store filling a void, crafting a community

'It’s just a different atmosphere and we love community, so that’s always what we’re trying to build'
New Timmins shop making a splash, bringing new animals to the north

New Timmins shop making a splash, bringing new animals to the north

This local pet store is a fish out of water in Northern Ontario
Pet Valu making a splash with new location

Pet Valu making a splash with new location

Owners Jess and Chris Wilson have been looking to grow the store since the day they bought it
Decades-old Timmins business growing into a new location

Decades-old Timmins business growing into a new location

The Mermaid Gallery aims to become a one-stop shop for home renovations
Taking Uride Jan. 25 will boost the Timmins humane society

Taking Uride Jan. 25 will boost the Timmins humane society

The company's donating 10 per cent of its fares for the day to the shelter, and sponsoring the adoption cost for a featured pet
Funding boost helping long-time dream become a reality for Timmins contractor

Funding boost helping long-time dream become a reality for Timmins contractor

Parker Construction continues to grow
Film crew training preparing locals to work on film sets

Film crew training preparing locals to work on film sets

Northern Ontario is becoming a film-making hub, and Timmins needs a trained workforce to keep up
Legacy optometry business growing into a new space

Legacy optometry business growing into a new space

Family Eye Care will start serving patients at its new location in the former Krazy Krazy building next month
Local business giving young tradespeople opportunities

Local business giving young tradespeople opportunities

JTR Custom Works helps new workers “grow, learn and thrive”