2016 IW Winners

Executive of the Year - North Bay

Corina Moore

Corina Moore

The pursuit of a higher education and a career in business propelled Corina Moore to leave her home community of Commanda.

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Entrepreneur of the Year - Sudbury

Sheri Tomchick

Sheri Tomchick

It has taken a special kind of woman to create an innovative solution for the health-care field in Northern Ontario.

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Young Entrepreneur of the Year - North Bay

Kristin Lowe

Kristin Lowe

Kristin Lowe is a self-described “hostess with the mostess” and foodie who is lucky enough to spend most of her time in kitchens.


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Business of the Year - North Bay

Sue Symons

Sue Symons

Working on commission in a highly competitive real estate market is no guarantee of personal security or success.


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Tradeswoman of the Year - North Bay

Karin Pratte

Karin Pratte

Karin Pratte may not be who you expect to see on a construction site, but she hopes to eventually witness that change.


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Aboriginal Leadership - Sudbury

Angela Recollet

Angela Recollet

Angela Recollet grew up with strong values, values she can use at the office every day.


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Influential Community Trailblazer - New Liskeard

Sharron Graydon

Sharron Graydon

If there’s a successful event happening in New Liskeard, there’s a good chance Sharron Graydon is the mastermind behind it.


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Essay Scholarship - Sudbury

Fatima Bagha

Fatima Bagha

Fatima Bagha is motivated to make something of herself, and draws inspiration from other women.


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Executive of the Year - Thunder Bay

Anne Marie Heron

Anne Marie Heron

When Anne Marie Heron moved to Thunder Bay in 1996, little did she know just how important the city would become.


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Entrepreneur of the Year - Dryden

Margot Woodworth

Margot Woodworth

When it comes to business, Margot Woodworth’s greatest ally can also be her biggest adversary, and Mother Nature didn’t hesitate to remind her of that this past spring as she prepared for her busiest weekend.


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Young Entrepreneur of the Year - Fort William First Nation

Kateri Banning-Skaarup

Kateri Banning-Skaarup

A full calendar is the best medicine for Kateri Banning-Skaarup.


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Business of the Year - Thunder Bay

Brenda Adams

Brenda Adams

Brenda Adams isn’t your everyday pharmacist. The animal-loving, active-living pharmacist brings creativity and compassion to her business on a daily basis.


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Tradeswoman of the Year - Red Lake

Heather Willis

Heather Willis

Heather Willis has a straightahead approach to building her career.


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Aboriginal Leadership - Thunder Bay

Wendy Landry

Wendy Landry

The remarkable contributions Wendy Landry has made to her community are seemingly arbitrary, but a consistent theme connects them all: advocacy and education.


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Influential Community Trailblazer - Thunder Bay

Terri-Lynne Carter

Terri-Lynne Carter

Terri-Lynne Carter became a strident voice for the impoverished in Thunder Bay when she became one of the disadvantaged.


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