Award-Winning Motivation and Business Speaker
Award-winning motivation and business speaker Peter Legge shows audiences how to take control of even the most challenging situations to rise to the top and achieve success. Famed for his ability to inspire healthy, productive habits and a winning attitude, Legge stops at nothing when it comes to inspiring excellence.
The bestselling author of 20 books including, The Runway of Life, The Power of Tact, Lunch with Joe and his most recent, The Power of Tenacity, The Courage of Leadership and the Strength of Character. Legge is also the chairman and CEO of the largest independently owned magazine publishing company in western Canada, Canada Wide Media, and is a past chair of the Vancouver Board of Trade.
Toastmasters International voted Legge “Golden Gavel Award Winner” and “Top Speaker in North America” and both the National Speakers Association and the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers have inducted him into the Speakers Hall of Fame. He is also a member of the prestigious Speakers Roundtable, an invitation-only society comprising 20 of North American’s top professional speakers.
Legge is the recipient of two honorary doctorate degrees presented to him in 2003 by Simon Fraser University and in 2009 by Royal Roads University. He also received an Honorary Doctorate of Technology in 2010 from the British Columbia Institute of Technology and in 2013 was presented with an Honorary Fellow by Douglas College.
Legge was honoured with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012, and was presented with The Nido Qubein Philanthropist of the Year Award in 2005. In 2008, for his lifelong commitment to serving the community, he received British Columbia’s highest award, the Order of British Columbia.