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John-Amatt

John Amatt

Adventurer - Leadership, Change and Accountability Expert

John Amatt is one of Canada's most accomplished adventurers and keynote speakers. His presentations are focused on strategies for change management, teamwork, leadership, overcoming adversity and resilience.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Scott-Armstrong

Scott Armstrong

Entrepreneur, Productivity and Innovation Expert

Scott Armstrong (CSP) is an international speaker, emcee, published author and is recognized by his colleagues as an extraordinary visionary leader who has the uncanny knack of motivating others to inspired action. Sitting at a office desk over 20 years ago, he was deeply frustrated and knew there had to be more than pushing paper.
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British Columbia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Sally Armstrong

Journalist - World Affairs, Human Rights and Women's Rights Expert

Sally Armstrong has covered stories in zones of conflict all over the world. From Bosnia and Somalia to Congo and Afghanistan, her eyewitness reports have earned her the Amnesty International Media Award four times over, as well as acclaim all over the world.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

George Ayee

George Ayee

Leadership, Change and Transformation Expert

George Ayee has over 25 years’ experience in leadership, change and transformation, organizational development, talent management, sales and marketing. He has carried out assignments in Africa, Europe and North America.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Spencer-Beach

Spencer Beach

Burn Survivor, Safety Culture and Workplace Safety Expert

The words “get it done” have taken on new meaning for Spencer Beach. They were among the last instructions he received from his employer on April 24, 2003, at a routine job site in Edmonton’s Rutherford Close neighbourhood.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

SAJEL BELLON

Sajel Bellon

TEDx Speaker - Mental Health, Trauma, Stress and Wellness Expert

Sajel Bellon (Ed.D, CTSS) is an Occupational Stress and Trauma Specialist and Mental Health Professional.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Cheryl-Bernard

Cheryl Bernard

Olympic Speaker, Resilience, Preparation & Excellence Expert

Olympic Silver Medalist, Cheryl Bernard is a dynamic and powerful keynote speaker. She draws from her business, non profit and sporting success to inspire audiences to achieve their maximum potential.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Alexandre-Bilodeau

Alexandre Bilodeau

Two Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Determination and Inspiration

Olympic gold medalist Alexandre Bilodeau first fell in love with freestyle skiing when he watched Jean-Luc Brassard compete in Lillehammer. Following in the footsteps of his idol, he became the top Canadian junior in freestyle at age 14.
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Quebec Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Nicola Bird

Nicola Bird

Health and Wellness, Productivity and Self-Transformation Expert

Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Mark-Black

Mark Black

Resiliency, Change & Productivity Expert

Mark Black (CSP), was Born with a life-threatening heart defect where he underwent two open-heart surgeries before the age of one. He battled his condition and it’s limitations for twenty-two years quite successfully, but at 23 yrs old, Mark was suddenly faced with the biggest challenge of his life.
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New Brunswick Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Ramona Broganza

Ramona Braganza

Fitness, Health and Wellness Expert

Celebrity trainer and Global fitness expert Ramona Braganza may be most known for sculpting hot Hollywood bodies, including that of Jessica Alba’s and Halle Berry’s, but her love of fitness and quest for excellence has facilitated the transformation of hundreds of bodies and attitudes worldwide. Recognized as one of the top Personal Trainers in the world in the entertainment industry, Ramona worked as Jessica Alba’s personal trainer for over 12 years and continues to train celebrities and individuals using Ramona’s 3-2-1 Training Method of 3 CARDIO segments, 2 CIRCUIT strength training segments and 1 CORE segment.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Jennifer-Buchanan

Jennifer Buchanan

Health and Wellness, Stress Management and Music Therapy Expert

Jennifer Buchanan is an certified Music Therapist (MTA), Past-President of the Canadian Association for Music Therapy and author. She is instrumental in the implementation of hundreds of music therapy programs with her company currently serving over 1800 clients through the efforts of her specialized team of musical therapists.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Valerie-Cade

Valerie Cade

Bully Free at Work, Respect, Leadership, and Communication Expert

Valerie Cade has earned worldwide acclaim as a professional keynote speaker and business consultant.  Valerie truly has a gift for inspiring those who work to support and lead others, whether it’s in healthcare, government, the corporate sector, education or not‐for‐profit settings.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Michelle-Cederberg

Michelle Cederberg

Health and Wellness, Performance, Productivity and Energy Expert

Michelle Cederberg has spent most of her life in the realm of human performance – as a competitive kayaker, as an avid outdoor enthusiast; mountain biker, rock climber and snowboarder. She’s worked as a college instructor, health educator, fitness instructor and personal trainer always interested in what makes people tick – inside and out.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Raz-Chan

Raz Chan

Martial Arts Champion, Performance and Productivity, Resiliency and Stress Management Expert

Raz Chan is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt, bestselling author and speaker on mental mastery. As a child he experienced the power of the martial arts spirit in overcoming adversity when his father lost the family savings to bankruptcy.
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British Columbia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Dan-Comiskey

Dan Comiskey

Two Time Grey Cup Champion, Safety, and Overcoming Adversity Expert

Dan Comiskey played football in the Canadian Football League for 12 years. During this period, he had over 40 different coaches.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Linda-Crawford

Linda Crawford

Self Care, Health and Wellness Expert

Linda Crawford is a keynote and workshop speaker that offers practical strategies for individual and organizational health and wellness. Crawford is a dynamic, motivated and spirited individual who exudes a quiet confidence and passion for life.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Judy-Croon

Judy Croon

Comedian - Stress Management and Humour Expert

As a long-time stand up comedian, Judy Croon is used to being in the spotlight. Judy Croon is the creator and host of “Laughlines” and “Stand Up for The Girls” which have raised over $650,000 for breast cancer research.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Alfonso Cuadra

Alfonso Cuadra

Kidnapping Survivor, CEO and Transformation Expert

Alfonso Cuadra is an entrepreneur, speaker, author, success coach, and philanthropist an entrepreneur of 15 years, at 18 years old he started a small company that grew to 15 locations across Canada. Born in the late seventies in El Salvador, a country on the road to revolution, Alfonso Cuadra and his family couldn’t avoid the turmoil surrounding them.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Jason Cyrus

Self Hypnosis and Self Empowerment Expert

As the author of The Unconscious Coach, naturotherapist and hypnotist, Jason Cyrus has dominated and transformed the field of stage hypnosis over the last decade with his unmatchable stage presence, unique style, positive attitude and charisma. In his wildly entertaining keynote presentation shows audience members how to achieve the unthinkable – and how you can put the scientific principles to work in your business and personal life.
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New Brunswick Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Alnoor-Damji

Alnoor Damji

Personality Dimensions, Teamwork, Communication and Productivity Expert

As an international lifestyle guru, Alnoor Damji aims to inspire, inform and intrigue the audience reach to greater heights in their career and life. Acclaimed career coach and workshop facilitator and coaching award winner, he loves life and ignites this passion in others through keynotes, workshops and coaching one-on-one or in teams.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Mark DeVolder

Mark DeVolder

Change and Transition Management Expert

Dr. Mark DeVolder is recognized as one of today’s original thinkers and motivators on transitions.
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British Columbia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

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Carrie Doll

Master of Ceremonies, Leadership, Crisis Management and Media Expert

Born and raised in Fairview Alberta, Carrie Doll ventured off to Calgary to pursue her post-secondary education. She graduated with an honors degree in Communications at the University of Calgary, and a diploma in Broadcast News from SAIT.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

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David Dyck & Jamie Dyck

PPE Protection, Explosion Survivor and Safety Experts

David Dyck and Jamie Dyck deliver a powerful true story on the subject of Workplace Safety – Wear Your Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). David was involved in a horrendous workplace explosion in 2003.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Linda-Edgecombe

Linda Edgecombe

Resilience, Energy, Performance and Leadership Expert

Linda Edgecombe (CSP) is one of the Top 60 Motivational Speakers in the World. As a result, Linda is a Speaker Hall of Fame of Canada inductee.
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British Columbia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Kelly-Falardeau

Kelly Falardeau

Survivor - Resiliency, Adversity and Self-Esteem Expert

Kelly Falardeau is a burn survivor since the age of two-years-old on 75% of her body and constantly struggled with her self-worth and confidence. She found a way to go from near-death to success; from the ugly scar-faced girl to the Top 10 Most Powerful and Influential Speaker, Fierce Woman of the Year, three times Best-Selling Author, recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and most recently a YWCA Woman of Distinction.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Dr-Ganz-Ferrance

Ganz Ferrance

Cyber Bullying, Communication Health & Wellness and Psychology Expert

Dr. Ganz Ferrance holds a Ph.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Gabriel Filippi

Mountaineer - Leadership, Change and Resilience Expert

Gabriel Filippi was imprisoned in an icy cave, at an altitude of over 18,000 feet, tent and sleeping bag left behind at the last camp site with only two days of rations left. The ascent had been stopped short for four days by an unexpected storm.
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Quebec Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

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Theo Fleury

Stanley Cup Champion, Olympic Gold Medalist, Mental Health and Trauma Expert

Canadian's mostly know Theo Fleury for his time on the ice in the NHL and as an Canadian Olympian Athlete. But off the rink, his life once carried the markings of a troubled childhood, abuse and coping with emotional pain through addictive and self-destructive behaviours.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Steve-Foran

Steve Foran

Happiness, Leadership, Employee Engagement and Growth Expert

Steve Foran (CSP) manages a consulting business focused on behaviour and culture change. Since 2006, it’s grown into work with leaders across Canada to shift culture and helping teams bring more gratitude to work each day.
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Nova Scotia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Viviane-Forest

Viviane Forest

Gold Medalist, Paralympic Athlete and Overcoming Adversity Expert

Known as "The Falcon", Viviane Forest is an inspiring public speaker at corporate, education and community events. Her presentations are genuine, strong, and they motivate people to be active and reach for their goals and dreams.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Elaine-Froese

Elaine Froese

Agriculture, Farming and Succession Planning Expert

Elaine Froese (CSP), is a lifelong farmer. Every day, she uses her background in conflict resolution and communication to help fellow growers and ranchers face make-or-break issues head on - so they can focus on the business of farming.
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Manitoba Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Gobinder-Gill

Gobinder Gill

Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Workforce Expert

Gobinder Gill is a #1 Best Selling Author on Amazon – “Achieving Prosperity through Diversity.” He trains companies in the art of Diversity and Cultural Sensitivity to bring greater harmony, productivity and profitability in the workplace.
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British Columbia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Andrew Haley

Andrew Haley

Gold Medalist, Paralympic Athlete and Cancer Survivor

Peak performance expert Andrew Haley has had his share of ups and downs. As a child Andrew had cancer twice and each time was given a 35% chance to survive.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Charmaine-Hammond

Charmaine Hammond

Conflict Management, Communication, Collaboration & Resilience Expert

Charmaine Hammond is a highly sought-after business keynote and workshop speaker, entrepreneur, author and educator who teaches and advocates the importance of developing trust, healthy relationships and collaboration in the workplace. She has helped clients in many industries build resilient and engaged workplaces, develop high trust/high accountability relationships, and solve workplace issues that get in the way of success and profitability.
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British Columbia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Beth Hanishewski

Beth Hanishewski

Resilience, Teamwork and Relationship Expert

Beth Hanishewski is an internationally recognized Speaker, Coach and Writer who teaches her audiences that the Real Path to Success is through Relationships. She has shared the stage with the world’s top speakers including Jack Canfield, Robin Sharma, Lisa Nichols and Mike Dooley in Australia, the U.
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British Columbia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Tyler-Hayden

Tyler Hayden

Teamwork, Leadership and Peak Performance Expert

Tyler Hayden is an international leadership and team consultant, elected government official, and founder of the Message In a Bottle book series. He has over two decades of experience as a speaker and organizational consultant and is the author of more than a dozen books and measures on personal development, leadership, and team building.
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Nova Scotia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Akeem Haynes

Akeem Haynes

Olympic Bronze Medalist - Resiliency Expert

Born in Savlamar, Jamaica, Akeem Haynes didn’t have much of an advantage from the beginning. With limited options and tragic events happening early in life, he moved to Canada with his mother seeking a better life.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Les-Hewitt

Les Hewitt

The Power of Focus, Business Strategy, Performance and Productivity Expert

With more than 30 years experience, Les Hewitt understands the real world of business and the struggle to stay focused. In his early career, Les became the #1 salesperson in the country for a large international network marketing company, winning every award in the business.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Tom-Higgins

Tom Higgins

Leadership and Accountability Expert

Tom Higgins is a keynote speaker on the topics of leadership, overcoming adversity, health & wellness and excellence. Before joining the CFL, Tom was an All-Conference and All-American team captain in both football and wrestling at North Carolina State University.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Alan Hobson

Adventurer, Two-Time Cancer Survivor, Resilience and Teamwork Expert

Whether your organization wants to climb back from adversity or hit your peak performance, Alan Hobson delivers. A two-time cancer survivor, world adventurer and bestselling author, Alan is a renowned public speaker and specializes in creating custom-built presentations.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Marilyn-Jensen

Marilyn Jensen

First Nations and Indigenous Empowerment Expert

Marilyn Jensen is a vibrant and powerful speaker addressing major current themes and areas pertinent and relevant to Indigenous people in Canada and elsewhere.  Her passion lies within reclamation and revitalization of ceremony, songs, culture and everything foundational to her identity but which was stolen and displaced.
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Yukon Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

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Ann Dowsett Johnston

Public Policy, Mental Health, Trauma and Addictions Expert

Ann Dowsett Johnston is an award-winning journalist and keynote speaker. She is one of Canada's leading experts on public policy related to higher education, alcohol addiction and trauma.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

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Brian Keating

Award Winning Conservationist, Educator, Naturalist and WildLife Expert

Brian Keating is one of Canada's most in demand keynote speakers. He previously held the position “Head of Conservation Outreach” at the Zoo, which enabled him to raise money and then spend it on environmental projects around the world.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Allan-Kehler

Allan Kehler

Addictions, Stress Management and Mental Health Expert

Allan Kehler empowers his audiences and is a highly sought-after keynote speaker. He has gained national attention for his engaging style and captivating approach.
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Saskatchewan Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Michael-Kerr

Michael Kerr

Innovation, Leadership and Humor and Workplace Culture Expert

Michael Kerr, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional), Speaking Hall of Fame member, is a business speaker, very funny motivational speaker, and the author of six books including Putting Humor to Work.  He is known as one of North America’s leading speakers on humor in the workplace and how safe humor can be used  to create more productive, less stressful, more creative, and more inspiring workplaces.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Hamza Khan

Hamza Khan

Leadership, Generational Workforce and Productivity Expert

Born in New York and raised in Toronto, Hamza Khan is a multi-award-winning marketer, accomplished entrepreneur, and dynamic keynote speaker. He’s the Managing Director of Student Life Network, Canada’s most comprehensive resource hub dedicated to helping and empowering millions of students across the country.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Paul-Krismer

Paul Krismer

Positive Psychology, Engagement, Happiness and Safety Expert

Positive Psychology Expert Paul Krismer teaches people and organizations to leverage positive emotions so they can achieve corporate and personal excellence. Paul’s engaging delivery leaves audience members wanting more.
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British Columbia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Darci Lang

Darci Lang

Leadership, Positivity, and Customer Care Expert

If anyone understands that life is what you make it, it’s Darci Lang. She quite literally went out and built the life she wanted.
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Saskatchewan Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Darren Lang

Darren Lang

Stress Management, Resiliency and Productivity Expert

Darren Lang has lived his talk. Having gone through a major rut in his own life, everything he talks about are the tried and true tools he used to pick himself up and get back to feeling great.
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Saskatchewan Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Barb-Langlois

Barb Langlois

Healthcare Workforce, Conflict Resolution and Communication Expert

Barb Langlois (RN, BSN, MSN) is a healthcare leadership and communication expert. She is known for fun, inspiring and pragmatic presentations that are full of usable take home tools and strategies.
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British Columbia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Ken-Larson

Ken Larson

Business Strategy, Leadership, Productivity and Performance Expert

Ken Larson is an international speaker, corporate trainer, team facilitator, human performance consultant, and Certified Executive Coach (RRU). Ken’s mission in life is to inspire the champion in all of us by sharing his energy, experience and unbridled enthusiasm.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Deri-Latimer

Deri Latimer

Leadership, Mental Health, Productivity and Resilience Expert

Deri Latimer (BMgt(HR), CSP) is an expert in positive possibilities for people! She is one of fewer than 12% of speakers globally who hold the designation of CSP (Certified Speaking Professional), the international measure of excellence for professional competence, proven experience, and optimal client satisfaction. Deri combines a business degree in human resources management with 20 years of experience engaging audiences across every business sector.
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Manitoba Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

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Alvin Law

Attitude, Leadership. Productivity, Resilience and Change Expert

Alvin's story and his keynote presentations aim to inspire your people to stop seeing problems, and start seeing possibilities. Alvin Law is an Attitude Expert who uses his story to challenge and inspire audiences.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Todd Leader

Psychology, Social Policy and Mental Health Expert

Todd Leader is a Registered Psychologist and Registered Social Worker who has spent the last 26 years leading service development and transformation, as well as health promotion, particularly in the areas of mental health, addictions, and primary health care while also teaching in the Faculty of Science at Saint Mary’s University. He has earned the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award; Faculty of Arts, and the 2016 Overall Excellence in Teaching Award, from the Saint Mary’s University Students’ Association, and health services under his leadership have earned two international best practice awards, and a leadership award for excellence in women’s health.
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Nova Scotia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Wayne-Lee

Wayne Lee

Peak Performance Expert

If there's one thing peak performance experts like Wayne Lee agree on, it's that the mind is capable of leading us anywhere. He also knows that for many of us, our minds are littered with detours, potholes and accidents waiting to happen.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Eddie Lemoine | Speakers Bureau Of Canada

Eddie LeMoine

Accountability, Leadership, Communications, and Employee Engagement Expert

Eddie LeMoine, a Canadian-born international renowned author, keynote speaker, seminar leader and corporate trainer. He specializes in leadership, employee engagement, stress management, safety and the psychology of success.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Daniel Lewis

Daniel Lewis

Entrepreneur, Marketing, Customer Service Expert

Daniel Lewis is an acclaimed high-energy and high-content, inspirational speaker. Daniel Lewis is the funky- bowtie wearing founder of the modern, award-winning tea company, T By Daniel Inc.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Steve Long

World Sailor, Business and Workplace Strategist

Steve Long has lived a life that has been a roller coaster of adventure, hard work, and risk since the 1990’s. Beginning with his days as a college dropout to the very successful business man he is today, Steve Long has always drawn strength from the techniques he personally developed to combat stress and adversity along his journey.
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Quebec Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Chief Clarence Louie | Speakers Bureau Of Canada

Chief Clarence Louie

Aboriginal Indigenous and First Nation Expert

In December 1984 Chief Clarence Louie was elected as the Chief of the Osoyoos Indian Band, part of the Okanagan Nation in south central British Columbia. Chief Clarence Louie has consistently emphasized economic development as a means to improve his people’s standard of living.
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British Columbia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Nancy-Lowery

Nancy Lowery

Leadership, Teamwork and Project Management Expert

Leadership shows up in everything we do. A premise Nancy Lowery explores through her programs and keynote presentations.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Janice Makokis | Speakers Bureau Of Canada

Janice Makokis

Truth and Reconciliation, Aboriginal and First Nation Expert

Janice Makokis, the youngest of the Makokis family, is an acting lawyer and consultant that is fresh from participating in legal matters relating to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Canada. Janice has Co-Chaired the North American Indigenous Peoples Caucus (NAIPC) at the United Nations on the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Dr James Makokis | Speakers Bureau Of Canada

James Makokis

Indigenous Rights, LGBTQ2, First Nation Health, First Nations Relations Expert

Dr. James Makokis is a proud Cree from the Saddle Lake First Nation in Northern Alberta.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Patricia-Makokis

Patricia Makokis

Aboriginal, First Nation, Indigenous and Social Policy Expert

Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Alan Mallory

Alan Mallory

Leadership, Teamwork, Health and Safety Expert

Alan Mallory is an international keynote speaker, author and professional development trainer who is passionate about leadership and human performance. He studied engineering at Queen’s University and has worked all over the world as a mechanical engineer and project manager but his true passion is in working with people to reach new heights in the way we think and the actions we take.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Vik-Maraj

Vik Maraj

Leadership, Communications, Team Building and Transformation Expert

What does it take to leave an audience altered through a keynote or workshop presentation? It takes the kind of talk that delivers such a fundamentally penetrating message that you are left compelled to act on what you hear. This is exactly what you get when Vik Maraj speaks.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Sylvia-Marusyk

Sylvia Marusyk

Injury Prevention, Occupational Therapist, Stress Management Expert

Occupational therapist Sylvia Marusyk is an entertaining speaker who gives her audiences the tools to build healthy lives and work places.  She’s fun, she’s sassy and she’s passionate about safety, health and wellness! Her lively presentations focus on a proactive approach to creating vitality, personally and corporately.
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Manitoba Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

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Gair Maxwell

TEC Canada "Speaker of the Year" - Reinvention, Innovation, Business Growth and Branding Expert

Gair Maxwell didn't follow a safe or conventional path to get where he is today. He comes from humble roots.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

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Barbara May

Teamwork, Communication, Change Management and Resilience Expert

Barbara May has spent a life-time knowing how to get up after a fall. But she figures doing that and getting a laugh at the same time is a lot more fun.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Lanny-McDonald

Lanny McDonald

Stanley Cup & Olympic Champion, Philanthropist and Leadership Expert

Lanny McDonald is best known for his outstanding sixteen year hockey career and is not only an exceptional athlete, but is also a dedicated family man, community leader, philanthropist, and successful businessman. He has addressed countless groups, corporations and professional associations on the topic of leadership since his retirement.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Paula Morand

Paula Morand

Entrepreneur, Sales, Leadership and Communication Expert

Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) Keynote Speaker, Paula Morand is a multi-award-winning entrepreneur, author and philanthropist. She brings a vibrant energy, humor and wisdom to her leadership building, revenue boosting, strategy expanding keynote presentations to ignite individuals, organizations and communities to lead change, growth and impact.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Patricia-Morgan

Patricia Morgan

Resiliency, Happiness and Seniors Expert

With a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology, Patricia Morgan speaks to thousands of people each year.  She works with organizations that want to help strengthen their people’s personal resilience.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Shannon Moroney

Resilience, Restorative Justice and Violence against Women Expert

On November 2005, 30-year old Shannon Moroney was a respected educator, proud homeowner, active volunteer and happy newlywed. While away attending a conference, a knock at her hotel room door shattered the life she knew.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

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Stuart Ellis Myers

Resilience, Mental Health and Overcoming Adversity

Stuart Ellis Myers began to develop one of the most misunderstood neurological disorders of our time . .
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British Columbia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Sunjay-Nath

Sunjay Nath

Leadership, Management, Performance and Productivity Expert

Sunjay Nath (MBA, BScE, CSP), travels globally sharing insights on leadership and performance. His trademark, “The 10-80-10 Principle” is a framework that helps individuals and teams improve performance.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Sheila-Newel

Sheila Newel

Workplace Culture, Employee Management and Conflict Resolution Expert

Sheila Newel inspires through a passionate and articulate belief that the choices we make strongly influence our own and our organization’s future in positive or negative ways. She readily connects with audiences and her expertise on matters relating to Human Resources shines through.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Frank O’dea

Frank O’Dea

Innovation, Entrepreneur, Humanitarian and Business Expert

A brilliant and charismatic keynote speaker, ground-breaking business man, Canadian philanthropist leader and author, Frank O’Dea, founder of the Second Cup, inspires and motivates audiences from all walks of life. Frank O’Dea’s story of triumph over adversity in business and in his personal life inspires audiences around the world.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Dr-Larry-Ohlhauser

Larry Ohlhauser

Productivity, Health and Wellness Expert

Dr. Larry Ohlhauser is a formidable man.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Marni Panas

Marni Panas

Diversity and Inclusion Expert

Marni Panas is diversity and inclusion professional dedicated to creating safe and welcoming, and inclusive environments especially for the LGBTQ population in large public and private organizations, all levels of government and departments, health care, educational institutions, corrections and law enforcement. Most recently she was a member of the LGBTQ2 Apology Advisory Council which helped draft the apology Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered in the House of Commons on Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 to LGBTQ people in Canada who for discrimination and injustices faced by this community as a result of federal legislation, policies and programs.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Marty-Park

Marty Park

Sales and Customer Service, Entrepreneur, Business Strategy and Business Growth Expert

Marty Park is a rare breed. At the age of 21, while most students are neck-deep with homework and weekend plans, Marty was running his first company, with 8 staff members on payroll.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Martin Parnell

Elite Athlete, Leadership, Goal Setting Expert

Martin Parnell talks about how to "Overcome Obstacles to Achieve your Full Potential."  He reveals how we can all set goals and achieve results we never thought possible.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Michelle-Ray

Michelle Ray

Leadership, Management, Change, Workplace Culture and Influence Expert

According to a recent Gallop survey, only thirteen percent of employees are actively engaged and satisfied in their chosen vocation. High levels of disenchantment and frustration impact productivity and performance, as many seek a greater connection to their work and life purpose.
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British Columbia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Georgette-Reed

Georgette Reed

Former Olympian - Health and Wellness, Mental Health and Productivity Expert

Georgette Reed has had a keen interest in Sport, Fitness, Health and Wellness all of her life. She is a former Olympic athlete and is a certified track and field and strength and conditioning coach.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Joe Roberts

Leadership Development, Overcoming Adversity, Change Expert

Joe Roberts is an inspirational example of overcoming adversity and managing change. In 1989 he was living under a bridge as a homeless skid row addict.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Danièle Sauvageau

Danièle Sauvageau

Police Officer and Former Canadian Olympic Hockey Coach

Danièle Sauvageau has the passion, instinct and leadership that was instrumental in the historic win by the Canadian Women’s Hockey team at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. As the general manager and coach, Sauvageau transformed a fear of losing into an absolute desire for victory, a radical turnaround that enabled her players to achieve their Olympic dream.
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Quebec Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Vincent Savoia

Mental Health, Suicide Prevention and PTSD Expert

As the Founder and Executive Director of The Tema Conter Memorial Trust, Vincent Savoia is an expert in work-related mental health and wellness. Vince has served as a paramedic and emergency medical dispatcher.
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Ontario Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

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Beckie Scott

Olympic Speaker, Overcoming Adversity and Excellence Expert

Beckie Scott is one of Canada's best Olympic keynote speakers. A Three-time Olympian, Scott retired in 2006, capping nearly two decades of competitive cross-country ski racing.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Lauren-Sergy

Lauren Sergy

Public Communications, Performance and Master of Ceremonies Expert

Lauren Sergy is a public speaking and presentation wizard and communication catalyst for professionals, businesses, and beyond. Lauren busts myths and unlocks the skills of master speakers and communicators using a variety of lenses, including rhetoric, politics, business, and performance art.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Reg Sherren

Reg Sherren

Journalist - Media Relations, Social Issues and Storytelling Expert

Reg Sherren is a popular commentator, writer, producer and Canadian Personality. He has been introducing Canadians to social issues and the people and stories they care about for over three decades.
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Manitoba Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

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Byron Smith

Expedition Leader, Adventurer and Excellence Expert

Byron Smith is a riveting keynote speaker on any subject related to leadership, overcoming adversity, goal setting, commitment, motivation, problem solving, risk management, and time management. He is constantly in demand all over the world to deliver his presentations.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

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Doug Smith

Mental Performance, Trauma, Recovery and Overcoming Adversity Expert

Through his life story, keynote presentations, literary work & workshops, Doug Smith demonstrates a simple and repeatable system any individual or organization can use to increase and sustain mental performance across all levels. It is a system that he has used in his own life to break through adversity, reach goals and build adaptive capacity in self and others.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Wade Sorochan

Award Winning Mental Health and Social Media Expert

Wade Sorochan is an accomplished Alberta broadcaster and national award winning speaker, author and mental health advocate recognized as Canada’s “Social Media Expert.” Wade first gained recognition for his pioneering impact on the #1 rated radio talk show and “Canada’s most unique radio talk show”: The Bill & Bill Show.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Carly-Sotas

Carly Sotas

TEDx Speaker - Mental Health, Leadership, Courage and Growth Expert

Carly Sotas is an author and mental health activist dedicated to empowering the next generation of leaders. After publishing her first book at twenty, Carly Sotas began working with young empowerment and literacy organizations around the world.
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Manitoba Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Stephanie Staples

Healthcare, Burnout Prevention, Leaderhsip, Health and Wellness Expert

Stephanie Staples (CSP),  is a recovering burnt-out nurse and a serial entrepreneur. She has founded three businesses (two successful – one a nightmare, you can’t win them all!) and is the 2014 Manitoba Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Contribution to Community award winner.
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British Columbia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Bruny-Surin

Bruny Surin

Olympic Gold Medalist - Attitude, Performance and Leadership Expert

Bruny Surin was recently inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame and by doing so, became the first athlete with Haitian roots to earn this prestigious honor. An athlete that was born in Cap-Haiti, and later immigrated to Montreal, Canada at the age of 7 with his parents and sisters.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Ravi Tangri

Ravi Tangri

Mindfulness, Leadership and Strategy Expert

Ravi Tangri (CSP), has invested his whole life studying and applying  the science of success. Tangri helps individuals, teams and organizations identify the key habits, systems and processes that play a key role in what limits and increases engagement, productivity and accountability in today's fast changing working environments.
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Nova Scotia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Yvonne-Thompson

Yvonne Thompson

Leadership, Transformation and Workplace Culture Expert

Yvonne Thompson is a leading expert in the field of leadership and organizational culture. She is known for her highly progressive approach to her learning and development interventions that underpin long-term sustainable change.
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Manitoba Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Patrick Tower

Patrick Tower

Military, Workplace Culture, Teamwork and Leadership Expert

Patrick Tower is a decisive, action-oriented leader with more than 20 years of leadership and management education, training and experience. During his military career in the Canadian Army, he was awarded the Star of Military Valour, second only to the Victoria Cross, by the Governor General for his leadership, courage and extreme devotion to duty under intense enemy fire.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Jody-Urquhart

Jody Urquhart

Burnout Prevention, Health and Wellness and Healthcare Expert

Jody Urquhart is holds national and international recognition as motivational speaker for a variety of audiences. She specializes in humour and purpose to enhance wellness and perspective.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Tina-Varughese

Tina Varughese

Inter Generational Workforce, Cross Cultural Communication, Diversity and Inclusion Expert

Tina Varughese (CSP) is a 'hilarious, dynamic, thought-provoking, humourous, energetic and engaging' speaker. She offers workshops and keynotes on a number of topics including Diversity, Inclusion, Unconscious Bias, Inter Generational Workforce, Cross Cultural Communication and Sales, Leadership Staff Recruitment and and Work-Life Balance.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Laurel-Vespi

Laurel Vespi

Productivity, Stress Management, Multitasking. Mindfulness and Wellness Expert

Laurel Vespi is a mindfulness and life engagement expert. Warm, genuine and uplifting, Laurel Vespi offers you thought-provoking, yet practical ideas and a fresh perspective.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

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Curtis Weber

Workplace Safety Prevention, Burn Survivor, Safety Expert

On July 29th, 1999, Curtis Weber was 17 years old and working as he did everyday as a Construction Laborer on the Saskatchewan prairies. After a long day at work, he and his crew were attempting to transport a grain bin under a power line with our picker truck.
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Saskatchewan Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Evan-Weselake

Evan Weselake

Change, Workplace Culture, Teamwork, Performance and Business Expert

Evan Weselake is an eloquent speaker and facilitator. Evan has conducted more than 1,200 workshops and keynotes in the past decade.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Hayley-Wickenheiser

Hayley Wickenheiser

Olympic Athlete, Mental Toughness, Teamwork and Performance Expert

Hayley Wickenheiser has been sharing her passion and knowledge for the game of hockey for 15 years. She delivers inspiring keynote speeches relaying stories from her five Olympic games for charity, school, and corporate events.
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Alberta Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

Denise-Wozniak

Denise Wozniak

Resilience, Overcoming Adversity and Trauma Expert

Denise Wozniak is a motivational and inspirational speaker who has been through incredibly tough times. Within a month, she was laid off her job with 30 other employees, found out that her six month old daughter had AIDS and that she, herself had also been infected with HIV.
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British Columbia Overcoming Adversity | Adversity

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