Portrait Projects

Amazing women in Canadian communities who empower, inspire, uplift and support those around them.

Women of Belleville and Quinte Region

The Bay of Quinte is a long, narrow bay shaped like the letter "Z" on the northern shore of Lake Ontario in the province of Ontario. The name "Quinte" is derived from "Kente" which was the. name of an early French Mission. The traditional name of the area is "Kebgte:ke" which means place of the bay.
The Quinte Region comprises the municipalities of Brighton, Quinte West, Belleville, Prince Edward County, Greater Napanee and the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.
Belleville is the largest city in the region.

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Women of Peterborough

Peterborough is a beautiful city on the Otonabee River in Central Ontario. This diverse community celebrates history, arts, development and their local community - Peterborough lives and thrives on the love for their local businesses and people. The women celebrated from Peterborough are ambitious, self-made, boss ladies who take charge and inspire the people around them with their inspiring, raw, unedited stories.

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Women of the Peterborough Police Services

The Peterborough Police Service has been in existence since 1850 and today it's members proudly serve the City of Peterborough, the Ward of Lakefield and the Township of Cavan Monaghan. The women officers of the Peterborough Police Service, are strong, dedicated, compassionate women who proudly serve our community. They share with us their own personal stories.

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Trent Hills is located on along the banks of the Trent River in Northumberland County. It is made up of three communities; Campbellford, Hastings and Warkworth and the rural areas surrounding these villages. It is a vibrant, thriving community filled with an eclectic group of inspirational women.

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Young Women of The Next Generation

Meet the future. The Next Generation celebrates inspirational young women under the age of 19. These young women are raising the bar; they lead by example and challenge the world to do better, to think better; to be better.

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The Pdot Book Club was formed after a winter's walk at 2:30 am. This group of women are more than friends, they inspire, support and uplift each other. Each is unique and extra-ordinary with an amazing story to tell.

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Women of Otonabee South Monaghan Township

Otonabee South Monaghan Township is located in central-eastern Ontario, Canada in Peterborough County. The township is located along the Trent-Severn Waterway.
The women who call this township home are an eclectic mix of new arrivals and descendants of the early settlers. They are strong, independent and passionate. These are their stories.

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Volunteer Firefights of Otonabee South Monaghan Township

Otonabee-South Monaghan township is part of Peterborough County and is located along the Trent Severn Waterway. The Fire Department is comprised of four full fire stations with a total of 84 responding personnel of which 14 are women. The members proudly protect the lives, property and environment of the people living, working and visiting the area.

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