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Keynote Speakers, Business Speakers and Motivational Speakers for your next business event. Below is the list of Resilience, narrow down to the perfect keynote speaker, then save that speaker to your Speakers Shortlist.
Physician, Social Architect & Educator and Expert on Energy, Work Life Balance, Health & Wellness
Dr. Mitchell Abrams is a Canadian Radiologist, Guest Speaker, as well as the Founder and CEO of consulting and technology company thatdelivers a multi-disciplinary approach to personal wellbeing and community health.
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Singer, Songwriter, Advocate
Susan is the first Inuk artist to win a Juno (3) and a Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for lifetime artistic achievement, she is an officer of the Order of Canada, holds several Honorary Doctorate degrees and has held command performances; but Susan also acknowledges the path has not been easy.
“Here I was, living a life I never imagined, but I was struggling to understand who I was.
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Harassment in the Workplace, Customer Service, Customer Loyalty and Sales Expert
Elaine Allison, (CSP) is known as a Customer Care Advocate and is an international keynote speaker; trainer, consultant and author of the bestselling book The Velvet Hammer: PowHERful Leadership Lessons for Women Who Don't Golf.
Elaine is passionate on transforming companies and organizations via modern customer service strategies to be number one in their industry.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Leadership and Inclusivity Expert
Diane Bergeron was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa at the age of five. By the time she was ten, she was considered legally blind, and lost all sight in her 30’s.
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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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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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Health and Wellness, Productivity and Self-Transformation Expert
Nicola Bird, Ph.D.
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Health and Wellness, Women of Inspiration and Mental Wellness Expert
Jennifer Bitner is a mental health warrior, successful entrepreneur, inspirational speaker and author. She was diagnosed with a severe anxiety and panic disorder at the age of 22, she spent the next decade of her life living with two identities.
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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 Resilience
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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Professional Speaker, Olympic medalist, World record breaker, Best-selling Author, Business Leader, Transformation expert
Jeremiah Brown won an Olympic silver medal as a member of the Canadian men’s eight rowing team at the London 2012 Olympic Games. A young father with a big dream, Jeremiah Brown is one of few Olympians ever to have started learning his sport only four years before winning a medal at the Olympics.
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Health and Wellness, Stress Management and Music Therapy Expert
Jennifer Buchanan is Founder and Visionary Architect of JB Music Therapy (JBMT), a music therapy company that has been instrumental in the implementation of hundreds of music therapy programs throughout Canada for 30 years and that has been thrice nominated for the Community Impact Award by her local Chamber of Commerce. JBMT currently employs a diverse team of 18 Certified Music Therapists (MTAs) serving all ages in medical, education and community care settings.
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Motivation, Teamwork, Leadership Expert
Henry Burris is an former professional football quarterback, who played 18 seasons in the Canadian Football League. He won three Grey Cup championships, two with the Calgary Stampeders, in 1998 and 2008, having spent 10 years of his career with them, and one with the Ottawa Redblacks in 2016.
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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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CFL Grey Cup Champion and Most Outstanding Player
From humble beginnings to a championship quarterback who played professional football for 20 years, Anthony Calvillo has a story to tell that will inspire and motivate your team. Anthony Calvillo is an experienced keynote speaker who can relate to everyone with his humility and down-to-earth nature while he shares the lessons he has learned from football and in life.
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Compassionate Leadership, Change Management & MENtal Health Expert
Mike Cameron is an award-winning sales and leadership authority. He is the author of ‘Becoming a Better Man: When “Something's Gotta Change”, Maybe It’s You!’.
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Health and Wellness, Performance, Productivity and Energy Expert
For over 17 years, Certified Speaking Professional Michelle Cederberg has captivated audiences across North America with Michelle Cederberg's empowering and humorous messages about how to set worthwhile goals, get energized for success, and live a bigger life.
An in-demand speaker, author, coach and consultant, Michelle Cederberg believes that personal and professional success is directly influenced by how well we harness the physical, mental and emotional capacity we each have within us.
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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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Winnipeg Chief of Police, Personal & Professional Life Growth, Diversity & Inclusion Expert
Devon Clunis solidified his place in history in 2012 when he became the first Black chief of police in Canadian history. Clunis immigrated from Jamaica with his family in 1975 at age 11 and he began his career in law enforcement with the Winnipeg Police Service in 1987.
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Personal & Professional Life Growth, Diversity & Inclusion Expert
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Personal & Professional Life Growth, Diversity & Inclusion Experts
Pearlene Clunis and Devon Clunis are passionate about diversity and inclusion.
Devon immigrated to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada from Jamaica at age 11, in 1975.
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Safety and Overcoming Adversity Expert
Dan Comiskey played in the Canadian Football League for 13 seasons retiring in 2010 as a perennial all-star, but more importantly to him, as part of two Grey Cup Championship's with the Edmonton Eskimos.
Throughout the last half of his career Dan became passionate about worker’s safety and started developing leadership and behavioural programs that were used by major oil and gas, construction and manufacturing companies.
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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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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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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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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 Resilience
Change and Transition Management Expert
Mark DeVolder is the Change Specialist and a pioneer in the field of transition management. Unique in the industry, DeVolder is one of the few speakers who teaches leaders how to change.
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Alpinist, Adventurer and Mental Health Advocate
Jean-Francois Dupras is originally from Québec, but he have been living in Canmore Alberta for the past 15 years. Most of his life Jean-Francois have been looking for a career opportunity where he could help people, just to realize, a few years ago that he was the one that needed help first.
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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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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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Fitness & Health Guru
Brandon Evans is a Speaker & Storyteller who thrives on motivating others to succeed and grow. His keynotes help simplify the health and wellbeing of any organization looking to connect with, engage, and motivate its employees.
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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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A Full Indigenous Perspective
The Makokis Family have become one of Canada's most recognizable Indigenous Families. Through their Grass Roots Leadership & Advocacy in areas such as; education reform, human rights, government relations, health, legalities, Treaty Rights, social programming access and so many more, they have become leading experts for a wide variety of organizations in providing an Indigenous perspective on any topic.
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Harm Reduction Advocate, Advisor and Addiction Educator
Guy Felicella spent three decades in the grips of addiction and homelessness, surviving multiple life-threatening infections, several public health crises and six overdoses. Today Guy Felicella is a qualified expert who devotes his time and career to public speaking, advising the Province of BC on the opioid crisis, advocating to reduce the stigma of harm reduction and educating students on addiction.
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Cyber Bullying, Communication Health & Wellness and Psychology Expert
Dr. Ganz Ferrance holds a Ph.
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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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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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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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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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Indigenous and First Nation Expert
Lynn Gehl is an Algonquin Anishinaabeg scholar, advocate, and artist. She is one of eight siblings and grew up in the projects of inner-city Toronto.
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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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White Collar Crime and Rehabilitation Expert
Joseph Grmovsek is a former securities lawyer, reformed white-collar criminal, and subject of the educational-documentary film “Collared.” He is also the first and still only person in Canadian history to serve a federal sentence of imprisonment for insider trading, having done time in two maximum security prisons (Millhaven and Kingston Pen) for an over a 15-year activity that involved churning tens of millions of dollars for an eventual eight-figure US dollar gain in what became the most prolonged insider trading case ever uncovered by American and Canadian securities investigators.
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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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Award-winning entrepreneur, business leader and educator
Nathan Hall is an award-winning entrepreneur, business leader and educator. He is the CEO of Culture Check, an anti-racism support centre for the workforce.
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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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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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Comedian, Author and Cancer Survivor
Robert Hawke is a speaker, comedian and cancer survivor. He uses his 20 years of comedic experience and the lessons he learned in his battle with cancer to uplift and entertain audiences across the country.
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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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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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PTSD, Mental Health and Military Expert
Fabian Henry is a Nova Scotia born former Canadian Armed Forces soldier dedicated to veteran aftercare. Early in Fabians career, he specialized in combat engineering through the Canadian Armed forces deploying 6 times for Canada to places like Afghanistan, Haiti, Pakistan, and Eritrea.
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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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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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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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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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LGBTQ2, Two Spirit and Diversity Expert
Anthony Johnson is a Two-Spirit, LGBTQ2 and Indigenous advocate originally from Navajo Nation located in North of Phoenix, Arizona. He is currently project consultant and project coordinator at Kehewin Health Services, Northeast of Edmonton, where his partner Dr.
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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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Florence Riley is a Canadian pop singer and songwriter from Quebec, who performs material in English, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese
Free-spirited, open-minded, singer-songwriter and pianist Florence K has a wide-ranging musical approach and performs in French, Spanish, English, and Portuguese with the same natural ease. Since her beginnings in 2005, she has had three Gold records, sold over 250,000 albums and received multiple accolades, including many Felix awards and Juno nominations.
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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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Resilience, 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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Innovation, Leadership and Humor and Workplace Culture Expert
Certified Speaking Professional and Canadian Speaking Hall of Fame inductee Michael Kerr is an international business speaker, very funny motivational speaker, workshop trainer, and the author of 8 books including, The Jerk-Free Workplace: How You Can Take The Lead to Create a Happier, More Inspiring Workplace; The Humor Advantage: Why Some Businesses Are Laughing All the Way to the Bank; and Hire, Inspire, and Fuel Their Fire: How to Recruit, Onboard, and Train New Employees to Live Your Culture Out Loud. Whether virtual or in-person, Michael’s presentations offer relevant, practical ideas delivered with his memorable brand of high-energy, clean humour.
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Peak Performance, Change Management, Strategic Planning
A Two Time Canadian Olympic Gold Medalist turned Adventurer and Engineer, Adam Kreek is a Social Entrepreneur who walks the talk. Adam is Chair the Board of Directors of Greasecycle, a start-up Biodiesel company on Vancouver Island, and he runs Kreek Speak Enterprises Inc.
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Positive Psychology, Engagement, Happiness and Safety Expert
Paul Krismer teaches the practical application of positive emotions to achieve corporate and personal excellence. At no time in our modern life has this message been more important.
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Speaker, Author, Blogger, Teacher, Torchbearer
Isabelle Laflèche is passionate about working with others to help them navigate these changing times with more ease and to assist them to find and connect with their true purpose. A wellness warrior and fan of yoga and meditation, Isabelle began her career as a corporate attorney where she worked in Montreal, Toronto and New York.
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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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Leadership, Mental Health, Productivity and Resilience Expert
Deri Latimer knows how to have a healthy brain; Deri Latimer lives the experience of having one every day!
Turning personal tragedy into purposeful action, she transforms research in neuroscience, positive psychology, and human performance to deliver a message that is loaded with simplicity and practical application.
A TEDx Speaker, author, and organizational consultant, Deri combines a business degree with over 20 years of experience engaging audiences across every sector.
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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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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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Kidnap Survivor, Change Management, Leadership Expert
After being kidnapped at gunpoint in Mexico, Keynote Speaker Jaime Leal, a well established business owner, humanitarian relief volunteer, former paramedic and television host, rapidly learned how to handle a crisis without losing his cool. His life depended on it.
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President & CEO - Karina LeBlanc Corporation | President & Founder of Karina LeBlanc Foundation | Head of Women's Football – CONCACAF | 2x Olympian (Bronze Medalist) | UNICEF Ambassador | FIFA Legend |
Karina LeBlanc is retired Olympic bronze medalist and professional athlete, Karina LeBlanc has the distinguished honor of being one of the longest serving soccer players for Canada. With a prestigious career that spanned almost 18 years at the international level, she participated in 5 FIFA World Cups and two Olympic Games, winning an Olympic medal, and making her and her team household names.
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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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Entrepreneur, Marketing, Customer Service Expert
Author, entrepreneur and motivational speaker Daniel Lewis is the proud founder of the award winning tea company T By Daniel. His people-focused outlook on entrepreneurship and his experiential business tactics have garnered him and his company nationwide recognition and many awards and honours such as a 2016 Business Excellence Award and 2017 Top 40 Under 40 Entrepreneurs.
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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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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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Anthony Lue Living Without Limits Expert
Growing up in Pickering, Ontario, Anthony Lue knew that he was destined for greatness! Having found a love for sports and speed early on in his childhood only set him up for a rollercoaster of a ride. By the time he was 14 years old, it was evident that his talent would place him as one of the top hurdlers and baseball players for his age in the nation! As life would have it the vision was blurred and the path to greatness was no more.
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Leadership, Employee Management, Workplace Culture and Change Specialist
Monique MacKinnon is a leadership, employee management, workplace culture and change specialist that has over 30 years’ experience as a speaker, consultant, and coach. MacKinnon has worked with a wide variety of organizations across all sectors to assist them in their internal and external strategies to increase their bottom lines.
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Happiness & Mindfulness, Personal Change & Resilience and Emotional Intelligence Expert
Shamena Maharaj is an award winning Human Resources Professional, Scholar, Author, Philanthropist, Coach and Speaker. Shamena is the author of two books Becoming my best self: my shero attributes and Joy, Happiness and Mindfulness.
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Truth and Reconciliation, Aboriginal and First Nation Expert
Janice Makokis, the oldest sibling of the Makokis family, is a legal scholar, mother and Indigenous consultant from Saddle Lake Cree Nation located in Treaty 6 territory. She holds a B.
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Canada's Two Spirit, Diversity, Indigenous Health and First Nation Expert
Dr. James Makokis leads one of North America’s most progressive family medical clinics serving both LGBTQ2S and First Nation peoples from all over Canada.
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First Nation & Indigenous Expert
Dr. Patricia Makokis, is one of Canada’s grass roots Indigenous servant leader, consultant and expert.
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Team Ahkameyimok! - The Amazing Race Season 7 Winners
Dr. James Makokis is well grounded in all matters relating to Indigenous cultures, traditions, values, and customs.
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Leadership, Teamwork, Health and Safety Expert
Alan is an international speaker, author and performance coach who is passionate about leadership and reaching new heights in all that we do! His unique philosophy of life revolves around empowering people and embracing an agile mentality focused on goals and results. By understanding what drives and motivates us, we are able to cultivate more innovate and effective ways of thinking and taking action.
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Olympic and World Silver Medalist
Elizabeth Manley competed 40 years in both amateur and professional figure skating. She has participated in two Olympic Games (where she won the 1988 silver medal and became the Olympic Freestyle Champion), six World Championships, and has won three National Titles.
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Black Lives Matter, Inclusivity, and LGBTQ and Mental Health Expert
Dr. Michael Marshall, MBBS, MRCPsych, DMCC, PgDip (Mental Health Law), CCT (Psychiatry), is a psychiatrist with a special interest in transgender and LGBTQ2S+ health and wellness.
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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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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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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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An authentic C-suite executive and thought leader committed to driving positive change in the workplace
An authentic, inspiring leader with a unique voice and unique perspectives, Sandy McIntosh is a breath of fresh air in business environments. She’s an expert in her field, an authority on multiple topics like resilience, mindfulness, happiness, curiosity, and women & leadership.
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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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Change, Leadership and Performance Expert
Audiences love Marc Andre Morel's (CSP) content-rich but accessible presentations filled with stories, analogies, humour and energy! Part of what makes him so compelling is the strength of his message, delivered with passion, creativity and authenticity. His charismatic delivery and style inspire participants to immediately take action and use it at work and in their personal lives, making the total experience even more enriching.
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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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Best-selling author, Emotional Age and Communication Expert
International best-selling author, Emotional Age and communication expert, and women’s advocate Crystal Andrus Morissette is a worldwide leader in the field of self-discovery and personal transformation. She is teaching women all over the globe to take charge of their stories, love ALL their parts and redefine themselves as whole, healthy, and empowered.
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Resilience, Restorative Justice and Violence against Women Expert
Based in Toronto, Canada, Shannon Moroney's work as an author, speaker, therapist, educator, expert witness, consultant and advocate has worldwide reach. With warmth, compassion and skill, she offers individual and group support for people & communities overcoming trauma, fostering resilience and inspiring post-traumatic growth.
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National Bestselling Author, Speaker, Award Winning Social Advocate
Timea Nagy has inspired millions of people, Global and North American institutions, corporations, the North American and European Financial sectors, Governments and the United Nations for over 10 years.
Timea’s Memoir, “Out of the Shadows” is a National The bestseller that shares her tragic and unbelievable experience with a powerful story of grace.
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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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Inspirational TEDx Speaker, A Coach and A Millennial Mentor
Dr. Nothabo Ncube is an Inspirational TEDx Speaker, A Coach and A Millennial Mentor.
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Military & Indigenous Survivor - First Nation's Expert
Tim O'Loan comes from two wounded communities: one military, one Indigenous. A is a proud indigenous (Sahtu Dene) Veteran, having served 10 years (1983-1993) in the military.
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Energy Mover & Mental Health Advocate
Experience comes in many shapes and forms as we journey our path on earth. Some are labeled as good, happy, or nice.
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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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Productivity, Health and Wellness Expert
Dr. Larry Ohlhauser is a formidable man.
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Diversity and Inclusion Expert
Marni Panas is diversity and inclusion professional and sought-after speaker dedicated to creating safe and welcoming, and inclusive environments especially for the LGBTQ2S+ population in large public and private organizations, all levels of government and departments, health care, educational institutions, corrections, and law enforcement. Marni’s passion and commitment to equity and inclusion as had impact across Canada including:
- Member of the LGBTQ2S+ Apology Advisory Council which helped draft the apology Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered in the House of Commons on Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017, to LGBTQ2S+ people in Canada for discrimination and injustices faced by this community as a result of federal legislation, policies and programs.
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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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Survivor - Mental Health and Resilience Expert
At 29 years of age, Dina, an East-Indian female, had 2 massive strokes requiring emergency brain surgery. When she woke up, she had no ability to speak, was paralyzed on the right side of her entire body and it was unclear if she was in a vegetative state.
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World Class Peak Performance Mindset
Vince Poscente is one of the most in-demand keynote speakers today. His expertise on accelerating extraordinary goals is based on tools to be more resilient and how to overcome obstacles.
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Medical Doctor, Indigenous Health and First Nation Expert
Dr. Lana Rose Potts “Last To Come In” is a Family Physician who specializes in First Nation Health.
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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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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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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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Documentarian & Homelessness Expert
Meet Ruggero Romano, Inspiring Italian documentarian, facilitator and show host with a dynamic and passionate outlook on life and all its challenges. Ruggero’s expertise derives from years of on-the-field work through his long journey of collaboration with under privileged and under-represented communities making his film “V6A”, Ruggero Ramano has come to listen to, interview, and support a wide range of individuals at risk, getting to experience first hand individual and collective resiliency.
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Trauma Survivors, Personal Growth Transformation and Overcoming Adversity Experts
Holly Frances’ life changed forever when she was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disorder called Guillain-Barre Syndrome in 2011, three weeks after giving birth to her daughter. She spent nearly three months paralyzed on life support in the ICU fighting for her life.
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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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Mental Health Advocate and Strategist, Keynote Speaker Trauma-Informed Coach
Vincent Savoia is a transformational leader who has significantly impacted the trajectory of the mental health conversation in Canada. I approach every challenge by following my motto, “Be inspired to change yourself, and then change the world.
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Women of Inspiration - Financial Wellness, Entrepreneurship Expert
Lesley-Anne Scorgie has a passion for personal finance was strong well before her appearance on the Oprah Winfrey show in 2001. What started all the fuss in the first place was when she took up teaching her high school business class about investing, much to her teacher’s surprise.
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Olympic Speaker, Overcoming Adversity and Excellence Expert
Beckie Scott retired in 2006 as Canada’s most decorated cross-country ski racer in the history of the sport. A 3 - time Olympian, Scott won gold in Salt Lake City in 2002, becoming the first Canadian (and first North American woman) to win an Olympic medal in cross-country skiing.
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Educator, Positive Leader, Difference Maker, and Best-Selling Author
Lindsay Sealey earned a B.A.
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Leadership, Resilience and Wellness Expert
Mike Shaw, a University of British Columbia Okanagan alumnus and accomplished coach, comes from a decorated background in freestyle skiing. A severe accident in 2013 forced Mike Shaw to give up the sport and career he loved.
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Award-winning athlete and coach with tricks to help everyone reach their peak
Eurico Rosa da Silva is a dynamic speaker and former professional jockey (retired December 2019), with records set around the world and over 2,900 career wins, including back-to-back wins of the Queen’s Plate (2009 and 2010) and seven-time winner of the Sovereign Awards as Canada’s Outstanding Jockey. A native of Brazil, he beat the odds to move from poverty and a debilitating illness, to travel the world and become one of the best in his sport.
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Mental Health Expert
Tyler Simmonds is a public speaker and filmmaker who speaks openly about his experience living with mental illness, reminding people that recovery is possible and emphasizing the importance of vulnerability, mindfulness, and achieving your “flow state” through creativity and meditation. Tylers is clearly a message that resonates with many.
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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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Mental Performance, Trauma, Recovery and Overcoming Adversity Expert
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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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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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Change, Uncertainty, Reslience, Creativity, Innovation, Improv, Problem Solving Expert
Jennifer is a recovering corporate executive who works with leaders, teams and organizations to help them solve problems, plan strategically and make innovation and creativity a reality in their workplace. Her UnScripted philosophy and approach, which includes being able to challenge assumptions and the status quo, being able to let go of the scripts of the past in order to take advantage of change, allows her to work successfully in organizations currently experiencing change to, not only learn to adapt to change, but to drive change in order to innovate and grow.
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Revitalization & Psychosocial Wellness Expert, for people who are ‘nice for a living’!
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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Conscious leadership and Social Contributor Cultivator
YouMeWe Social Impact Group founder, Suzanne F. Stevens (CSP) has been invigorating audiences on five continents since 2000.
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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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Tech Visionary & Thought Leader
With over 15 years of experience in Tech, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, futurist Cherry Rose Tan has built a reputation as the First Mover in several industries, including crypto, edtech, and mental health. A crypto Investor since 2015, Cherry Rose Tan partnered with her brother and resulted in the creation of Paycase Financial, a Canadian blockchain pioneer that provides infrastructure and liquidity to global financial markets.
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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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Women’s Issues, Gender Equality and Fitness Expert
Sarah Taylor is a TV Personality, Fitness Expert, Body Positive Gym Owner, Plus Size Model, Blogger, Former Miss Plus Canada, and Motivational Speaker. You can catch her any day as TV personality and fitness expert on Cityline and Breakfast Television.
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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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Military, Workplace Culture, Teamwork and Leadership Expert
Patrick Tower, SMV, CD, MBA is a highly decorated combat veteran with 24 years of education, training and operational experience with the Canadian Armed Forces. His career as an infantry soldier included 32 months of service deployed overseas to Croatia, Bosnia and Afghanistan.
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Workplace Wellness, Mindfulness, and Meditation Teacher
After years working in cultures where stress and burnout were seemingly the only way to success, Trish suffered a shocking loss and things became clear: STRESS IS UNAVOIDAVLE, but it doesn’t have to dictate our lives. She took on a mission to figure out how to manage stress - how to live and work happier and her passion is helping create calmer, happier and more effective people and workplaces.
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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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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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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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SPEAKER. ATHLETE. FOUNDER.
Olympian Sarah Wells is no stranger to overcoming obstacles. As an Olympic semi-finalist and Pan Am Games silver medalist in the 400m hurdles, Sarah’s reputation was built through overcoming challenges and achieving the “impossible”.
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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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Two-Spirit, Award-Winning Indigenous Businessman, Serial Entrepreneur, Economic Development, Health & Safety Expert
Massy Whiteknife is an Award-Winning Indigenous businessman, serial Entrepreneur, industry relations, economic development expert with a 25-year background in occupational Health & Safety Embraces Two-Spirit Lifestyle. He is much more than an oil-patch entrepreneur who overcame great adversity to build a multi-million-dollar enterprise.
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Olympic Gold Medalist, Medical Doctor, Author, and Senior Director of Player Development for the Toronto Maple Leafs
Seven World Championships; Six Olympic appearances; Five Olympic medals; Four Olympic Gold medals, and now Medical Doctor and NHL leader – Hayley Wickenheiser is a titan of sport both on and off the ice.
A first-ballot Hockey Hall of Fame inductee, Hayley’s hockey IQ is highly-respected in both the male and female game.
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Emotional Intelligence, Transformational Life and Mindset Coach
Leisse Wilcox is a transformational life and mindset coach who teaches purpose-driven individuals how to elevate their impact using emotional intelligence. A passionate speaker, dynamic thought leader, author, NLP practitioner, podcast host, taco enthusiast, cancer survivor, and mom of three, her entire experience has been about coming home to her truest self, and to call herself “beloved.
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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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