Speakers / Types: Bilingual Speakers
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Paralympic Champion | World Record Holder
Obstacles do not get in the way of Chantal Petitclerc. The epitome of determination, perseverance, and discipline, Chantal is the most successful wheelchair racer of all time, boasting multiple medals from all three of the world’s top athletic comp...
Six-time Canadian Figure Skating Champion | Olympic Medalist
At the 2010 Winter Olympics figure skater Joannie Rochette inspired a nation when she won the bronze medal, just days after tragically losing her mother. Following her performance, she was named Canada’s flag bearer for the closing ceremonies; cho...
Social Entrepreneur | Award-Winning Filmmaker | Global Adventurer
Elia Saikaly is an award-winning adventure filmmaker whose global adventures inspire others to find their most meaningful life and spark positive change. With over 16 high-altitude expeditions under his belt, Elia has proven time and time again that ...
Athlete | Change Management and Sales Specialist | Author
Sébastien Sasseville inspires organizations to create and maintain performance in changing environments. An endurance athlete, his extraordinary accomplishments—which include summiting Mount Everest, completing the mythical Sahara race, and runni...
John Ralston Saul
Award-Winning Essayist and Novelist
Declared a “prophet” by Time magazine, John Ralston Saul is a leading thinker and visionary—known for his astute commentaries on wide-ranging topics, such as civilization, citizenship, human rights, globalization, economics, warfare, and societ...
Former Canadian Olympic Hockey Coach
Danièle Sauvageau has done undercover narcotics work for the Montreal Urban Police, busted a squad car full of drug dealers, and even ordered a forced entry and rescue of a double agent whose life was in jeopardy. Hardly the resume you’d expect fo...
Former National Affairs Columnist, The Globe and Mail
Jeffrey Simpson has his finger on the pulse of Canada―and the world. The former Globe and Mail national affairs columnist (a position he held for 32 years), Simpson has analysed many of the major political, social and economic issues of our time...
Documentary Filmmaker | Journalist
Documentary filmmaker and freelance journalist, Alexandre Trudeau shares his bold views on the political, social, and economic forces of our times. Having gained widespread recognition for his edgy and insightful humanism and for his brave iconoclasm...
Senior Editor, Maclean's Magazine
Nobody knows Ottawa better than Paul Wells, the senior editor of Maclean’s magazine and former national affairs columnist at The Toronto Star. In more than two decades on the Hill, Paul has covered seven federal elections, three prime minist...