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


From modelling to magazines, Jessica Bowden has been a lifelong teen role model

From modelling to magazines, Jessica Bowden has been a lifelong teen role model

The publisher of 'Teens Now Talk' has spent decades working to empower teens — and has a raft of accolades to prove it
'We're using Debbie's ears, and then my hands': Meet the COVID-briefing deaf interpreter team

'We're using Debbie's ears, and then my hands': Meet the COVID-briefing deaf interpreter team

Through his role as the deaf interpreter at the COVID-19 briefings, Richard Martell has become a public figure, but he couldn't do it without his partner, Debbie Johnson-Powell
'It's been hard, but we're still flourishing': Halifax's community woodworking shop is a DIYers dream

'It's been hard, but we're still flourishing': Halifax's community woodworking shop is a DIYers dream

100 per cent volunteer run, Hands-On Halifax has faced a lot over the last few years — a pandemic included — but is looking forward to a brighter summer
At The North Grove, all roads lead back to food

At The North Grove, all roads lead back to food

Over nearly three decades and two names, The North Grove has come to view food security as the key to community resilience
On the front lines of the other epidemic, Mainline Needle Exchange starts its 30th year

On the front lines of the other epidemic, Mainline Needle Exchange starts its 30th year

COVID-19 has challenged the social outreach organization, but it has survived and kept helping the community all along
Welcoming Wheels gears up for another year helping newcomers work on their cycling chops <b>(5 photos)</b>

Welcoming Wheels gears up for another year helping newcomers work on their cycling chops (5 photos)

The program, run by the Ecology Action Centre, has been getting new immigrants on bikes since 2015
How South Paw Conservation Nova Scotia is helping tackle animal overpopulation in the Bahamas <b>(4 photos)</b>

How South Paw Conservation Nova Scotia is helping tackle animal overpopulation in the Bahamas (4 photos)

Animal overpopulation in the Bahamas is a major problem — but a rescue operation here in Nova Scotia is helping lessen the load
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