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Northwestern Ontario winners of the 2015 Influential Women Awards include (back) Kerrie Atkinson, Cathy MacDonald, Marie Clarke, Suzanne Tighe, Holly Prince, Cathy Woodbeck and Nancy Angus; (front) Andrea Novoa, Jessica Bjorkman, Ruth Bjorkman, Veronique Bjorkman, and Julia Stolz.

Influential Women from northwestern Ontario were celebrated on Thursday night in Thunder Bay.The 18th annual Influential Women of Northern Ontario Awards were handed out during a gala evening celebrating successful women from around ... more >>

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