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Dr. James Makokis

Dr. James Makokis

Two Spirit Doctor - LGBTQ2S, Indigenous, Diversity & Inclusion Expert

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  • Accessibility
  • Addictions & Substance Abuse
  • Bullying At Work
  • Burnout Prevention
  • Collaboration
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Disability
  • Diversity & Inclusion
Dr. James A. Makokis is a Nehiyô (Plains Cree) Family Physician from the Saddle Lake Cree Nation in northeastern Alberta and the recent winner of...
Anthony Johnson

Anthony Johnson

LGBTQ2S+, Two-Spirit and Diversity Expert

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  • Accessibility
  • Addictions & Substance Abuse
  • Bullying At Work
  • Communications
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Employee Engagement
Anthony Johnson is a Two-Spirit Keynote Speaker, LGBTQ2S+ Advocate & ED&I Expert. Through his powerful story to bring awareness for LGBTQ &...
Amazing Two Spirit Couple

Amazing Two Spirit Couple

Indigenous & LGBTQ2S Experts | Amazing Two Spirit Couple | Winners of the Amazing Race Canada

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  • Accessibility
  • Addictions & Substance Abuse
  • Alliances & Partnerships
  • Bullying At Work
  • Business Leadership
  • Business Management
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
Indigenous & LGBTQ2s+ advocates, The Amazing Two Spirit Couple, "Team Ahkameyimok" and winners of the Amazing Race Canada Season 7. Together, they...
Laval St. Germain

Laval St. Germain

Mountain Climber, Airline Captain & Extreme Global Adventurer

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  • Adaptability & Agility
  • Burnout Prevention
  • Business & Corporate
  • Business Leadership
  • Business Management
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
  • Disruption Management
Laval St. Germain is an expert at turning dreams into goals into reality. As an airline captain turned mountaineer and adventurer, Laval is the only...
Anthony Lue

Anthony Lue

Paralympic Athlete, Disability & Accessibility Advocate - Determination & Persistence

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  • Adaptability & Agility
  • Change Management
  • Disability
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Retention
  • Excellence & Success
  • Happiness & Positivity
Anthony Lue is a disability advocate, dynamic and engaging motivational keynote speaker with a powerful story of determination, persistence and...
Benoit Huot

Benoit Huot

Olympic Gold Medalist - Leadership, Adversity, Teamwork and Disability Inclusion Expert

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  • Adaptability & Agility
  • Burnout Prevention
  • Business & Corporate
  • Business Leadership
  • Business Management
  • Collaboration
  • Disability
  • Diversity & Inclusion
Paralympic swimmer, Benoit Huot's biggest dream is to help others look beyond their own boundaries and motivate anyone who aims to realize their...
Bob Wilkie

Bob Wilkie

NHL Hockey Player - Mental Health & Peak Performance Expert

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  • Addictions & Substance Abuse
  • Business & Corporate
  • Business Leadership
  • Business Management
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employee Management
After enduring years of mental health challenges as a result of a tragedy, Bob shares the importance for all of us to double down on our commitment...
Tyler Smith

Tyler Smith

Mental Health Advocate | Humboldt Broncos Crash Survivor | Amazing Race Canada Winner

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  • Adaptability & Agility
  • Addictions & Substance Abuse
  • Bullying At Work
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
  • Communications
  • Disability
  • Diversity & Inclusion
Tyler is a former Humboldt Bronco and is a survivor of the horrific bus crash that took place in 2018, taking the lives of 16 of his team members....
Carrie Anton

Carrie Anton

Paralympic Gold Medalist - Diversity and Accessibility Expert

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  • Accessibility
  • Disability
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Employee Management
  • Happiness & Positivity
  • Health & Wellness
  • HR & Corporate Culture
  • Mental Health
Carrie Anton is a gold medalist Paralympian, experienced keynote, EMCEE and seminar presenter, needs consultant, trainer, and technician with 30...
Cassie Hawrysh

Cassie Hawrysh

Chaos Coordinator, Dot Connector, And Glowing Hearts Speaker

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  • Collaboration
  • Communications
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Health & Wellness
  • HR & Corporate Culture
  • Influence & Negotiation
  • Nutrition & Fitness
Cassie Hawrysh is a Wordsmith & Media Personality. Cassie Hawrysh is an ex-collegiate athlete, former Olympian, and current journalist and TV host. A...
Chandra Crawford

Chandra Crawford

Olympic Gold Medalist | 3 x Olympian | Women's Empowerment & Leadership | Philanthropist

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  • Cultural Diversity
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Excellence & Success
  • Gender Equality
  • Happiness & Positivity
  • Health & Human Performance
  • Health & Wellness
Chandra Crawford, a dynamic and experienced speaker, is a distinguished athlete who has secured an Olympic Gold Medal and competed in three Olympic...
Crystal Flaman

Crystal Flaman

Social Entrepreneur, Author and Adventure-Seeker

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  • Burnout Prevention
  • Business & Corporate
  • Business Growth
  • Business Management
  • Collaboration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Excellence & Success
  • Health & Wellness
Social entrepreneur and athlete Crystal Flaman's mission in life is to make a difference in the world. Through her work and athletic endeavors, she...
Dahlia Kurtz

Dahlia Kurtz

Motivational Speaker, Podcast Host, Writer And Digital Entrepreneur

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  • Accessibility
  • Business & Corporate
  • Business Growth
  • Business Leadership
  • Business Management
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Digital marketing
  • Diversity & Inclusion
Dahlia Kurtz is a Canadian award-winning radio talk show host, renowned national columnist and a well published multilingual writer. Social good...
Janelle Abela

Janelle Abela

Promoting Success, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Expert

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  • Communications
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Disability
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Excellence & Success
  • HR & Corporate Culture
Janelle Abela is a speaker, business coach, equity strategist & business advisor. Also the founder & consultant at Diverse Solutions Strategy firm....
Vanessa Gilles

Vanessa Gilles

Leadership and Change | Executive Coaching | Transformation | Agility & Transitions | Resilience

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  • Accessibility
  • Collaboration
  • Communications
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Excellence & Success
  • Happiness & Positivity
Vanessa Gilles, a Canadian central defender, has risen to prominence in women's soccer through her perseverance and talent. Despite going undrafted,...
Jay DeMerit

Jay DeMerit

Professional Soccer Player, Pursuit of Reaching Goals Expert

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  • Adaptability & Agility
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence & Success
  • Happiness & Positivity
  • HR & Corporate Culture
  • Leadership
  • Leadership & Change
Jay DeMerit is a Philanthropy & Youth Development Expert. He is a professional soccer player. Formerly of the USA National team, Watford FC & the...
JR LaRose

JR LaRose

CFL Champion - Resilience, Equity & Indigenous Inclusion Expert

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  • Adaptability & Agility
  • Addictions & Substance Abuse
  • Burnout Prevention
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Excellence & Success
JR LaRose is a 2011 Grey Cup champion. A proud member of One Arrow First Nation, he is an ambassador for Aboriginal peoples. He is an accomplished...
Elizabeth Manley

Elizabeth Manley

Olympic Silver Medalist - Leadership, Change, Resilience Mental Health Advocate

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  • Adaptability & Agility
  • Addictions & Substance Abuse
  • Burnout Prevention
  • Business Transitions
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence & Success
  • Happiness & Positivity
Elizabeth Manley is a two-time Olympian who secured her legacy with an Olympic silver medal in figure skating at the 1988 Calgary Games. A powerful...
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Jon Cornish

Jon Cornish

Canadian Football Hall of Famer and CFA Charterholder

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  • Adaptability & Agility
  • Alliances & Partnerships
  • Business & Corporate
  • Business Leadership
  • Business Management
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
  • Disruption Management
Jon Cornish is a Canadian Football Hall of Famer who spent legendary 9 years playing for the Calgary Stampeders & racked up some impressive...
Neville Wright

Neville Wright

Performance | Pain Management | Overcoming Adversity | Diversity | Inclusion and Teamwork Expert

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  • Adaptability & Agility
  • Burnout Prevention
  • Business Ethics & Values
  • Business Leadership
  • Business Management
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
  • Cultural Diversity
Neville Wright is a 3x Olympian, multitalented performance Therapist, Coach, Mentor, and most notably a keynote speaker with an athletic career of 16...
Paul LaPolice

Paul LaPolice

CFL Coach | Leadership & Team Building Expert | Broadcasting Expert | Grey Cup Champion

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  • Accessibility
  • Business & Corporate
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence & Success
  • HR & Corporate Culture
  • Inclusive Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
Paul LaPolice is a veteran coach with over 25 years of experience in the Canadian Football League (CFL). He has been successful in leading teams to...
Tom Higgins

Tom Higgins

Leadership and Accountability Expert

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  • Business & Corporate
  • Business Leadership
  • Business Management
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employee Management
  • Happiness & Positivity
Tom Higgins is a Leadership and Accountability and overcoming adversity expert & a former Head Coach & VP of Operations of Calgary Stampeder...
Raz Chan

Raz Chan

Professional Martial Artist | Anti-Racism | Resilience & Self-Defense Expert

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  • Burnout Prevention
  • Business & Corporate
  • Business Growth
  • Business Leadership
  • Collaboration
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Retention
Discover the awe-inspiring story of Professor Raz Chan, a true fighter who overcame challenges and racism to become a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt,...
Ryan Rishaug

Ryan Rishaug

Sport Reporter, Sport News And Broadcasting Expert

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  • Collaboration
  • Excellence & Success
  • HR & Corporate Culture
  • Personal Growth
Ryan Rishaug started his broadcasting career as a sports reporter at CFJC-TV in Kamloops, British Columbia, in 1998. From 1999 to 2000, he worked as...
Sam Effah

Sam Effah

2-Time Canadian 100m Champion

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  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Big Data
  • Blockchain & Metaverse
  • Business & Corporate
  • Business Growth
  • Business Leadership
  • Business Management
  • Collaboration
Sam Effah is a two-time Canadian Champion in the 100m who has an innate enthusiasm for the sport, the Olympic movement and helping people find their...
Tom Morin

Tom Morin

Leadership in Critical Moments and Meaningful Work Expert

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  • Burnout Prevention
  • Business Leadership
  • Business Management
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
  • Communications
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Employee Engagement
Tom Morin is an experienced and tested organizational leader, a trusted consultant and coach, and an inspiring and engaging author and keynote...
Viviane Forest

Viviane Forest

Gold Medalist, Paralympic Athlete and Overcoming Adversity Expert

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  • Collaboration
  • Disability
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Health & Wellness
  • HR & Corporate Culture
  • Leadership
  • Leadership & Change
  • Mindset & Attitude
Viviane Forest is one of Canada’s most decorated Paralympic athletes and an inspiring public speaker on topics of corporate, education &...
Filipe Masetti Leite

Filipe Masetti Leite

World-renowned Adventurer; Multi award-winning Filmmaker; Best-selling author; Long Rider

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  • Adaptability & Agility
  • Change Management
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employee Management
  • Excellence & Success
  • Happiness & Positivity
  • Leadership
  • Leadership & Change
Filipe Masetti Leite, the youngest person in the world to cross the Americas on horseback, shows us that no dream or goal is impossible when we plan,...
Jermaine Aranha

Jermaine Aranha

The Artistry and Activism of Canada's Drag Race Luminar, Resilience, and a Trailblazing LGBTQ+ Voice

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  • Cultural Diversity
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Gender Equality
  • Happiness & Positivity
  • LGBTQ2S+
  • Personal Growth
  • Positive Psychology
  • Racial Justice
Jermaine Aranha, known professionally as Anastarzia Anaquway, is a renowned Bahamian/Canadian drag queen, performer, advocate, and television...
Patrick Manifold

Patrick Manifold

Motivational Speaker, Inspiring Author, Entrepreneur and Former Professional Athlete

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  • Burnout Prevention
  • Change Management
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Excellence & Success
  • Happiness & Positivity
  • Health & Wellness
  • HR & Corporate Culture
  • Leadership
Patrick Manifold is a renowned motivational speaker, author, and entrepreneur hailing from England. With a dynamic background that includes being a...
Ryan Straschnitzki

Ryan Straschnitzki

Humboldt Broncos Survivor, Mental Health and Disability Advocate, Storyteller

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Speaker Topics

  • Cultural Diversity
  • Disability
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Excellence & Success
  • Happiness & Positivity
  • Health & Wellness
  • Leadership
Ryan Straschnitzki is a distinguished expert in the fields of disability awareness, adaptive sports, and community inclusivity. A native of Calgary,...
Wes David

Wes David

Host & Producer of Fishing the Wild West TV, Setting Goals for Personal, Business, & Life Success

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  • Business Growth
  • Business Leadership
  • Business Management
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Excellence & Success
  • Leadership
  • Leadership & Change
Meet Wes David, a seasoned outdoorsman and versatile professional from Alberta. Formerly a fearless bull rider, Wes pivoted his career to become a...
Doug Smith

Doug Smith

Mental Performance, Trauma, Recovery and Overcoming Adversity Expert

Speaker Topics

  • Adaptability & Agility
  • Burnout Prevention
  • Business Leadership
  • Business Management
  • Business Transitions
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
  • Communications
Doug Smith is a Mental Performance, Trauma, Recovery and Overcoming Adversity Expert, a thought leader on the impact of workplace-induced emotional...
Craig Ramsay

Craig Ramsay

The Amazing Race Canada Winner, Performance Expert, Movement Motivator, Author, Broadway Performer

Speaker Topics

  • Accessibility
  • Burnout Prevention
  • Collaboration
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Disability
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Excellence & Success
Craig Ramsay is an international peak performance expert, Broadway performer, TV personality and best selling author. His professional experience on...
Catherine Wreford

Catherine Wreford

The Amazing Race Canada Winner | Cancer Survivor | Actor | Dancer | Advocate

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  • Addictions & Substance Abuse
  • Burnout Prevention
  • Disability
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Happiness & Positivity
  • Health & Wellness
  • HR & Corporate Culture
Catherine Wreford is a true inspiration and a force to be reckoned with. Catherine's extraordinary journey is defined by resilience, passion, and...
Maxim Lapierre

Maxim Lapierre

Former Professional Ice Hockey Player | Entrepreneur | Environmentalist

Speaker Topics

  • Adaptability & Agility
  • Business & Corporate
  • Business Growth
  • Business Management
  • Change Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Excellence & Success
  • Health & Wellness
Maxim Lapierre is a former NHL ice hockey player from Quebec, Canada, known for his physical play and tough attitude on the ice. He played for...
Brian Burke

Brian Burke

Prominent NHL Executive | Advocate for LGBTQ+ Rights and Inclusion | Accomplished Businessman

Speaker Topics

  • Accessibility
  • Business & Corporate
  • Business Leadership
  • Business Management
  • Collaboration
  • Customer service
  • Digital marketing
  • Disruption Management
Brian Burke is a highly skilled prominent NHL executive with extensive experience in the sports industry and a proven track record. He is proficient...
Tychon Carter-Newman

Tychon Carter-Newman

Urban Planner, Big Brother Canada Winner, Model, Basketball, Varsity Athlete, Mental Health, Fitness

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  • Excellence & Success
  • Happiness & Positivity
  • Health & Wellness
  • HR & Corporate Culture
  • Mental Health
  • Personal Growth
  • Positive Psychology
  • Work Life Balance
Tychon Carter-Newman is a rising star in the world of motivational speaking, best known for winning Big Brother Canada Season 9 as the first black...
Chris Scheetz

Chris Scheetz

Motivational Speaker | Awards Winner Radio Host | Fundraising Expert

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  • Business & Corporate
  • Business Growth
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
  • Communications
  • Digital marketing
  • HR & Corporate Culture
  • Leadership
Chris Scheetz has spent the past 34 years living his dream working at his favourite radio station in every role and influencing the community he...
Leah Goldstein

Leah Goldstein

Mental Resilience Expert, Diversity Pioneer, World Kickbox Champion, Inspirational Leader, Author

Speaker Topics

  • Adaptability & Agility
  • Bullying At Work
  • Burnout Prevention
  • Change Management
  • Communications
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Diversity & Inclusion
Leah Goldstein is a motivational keynote speaker, inspirational leader, former secret Israeli police officer, one-time World kickbox champion,...

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