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Steven Page

Iconic Musician

Steven Page - Photo by David Leyes
TEDx Toronto
Steven Page - Photo by David Leyes
TEDx Toronto

Steven Page is a natural in front of a crowd. Having shot to international fame as the co-founder of The Barenaked Ladies, Page now boasts an impressive solo career, where he continues to showcase his creative genius. A witty, endearing, and searingly honest speaker, Page continues to earn his rightful place in our national conversation.

Page spent over two decades with The Barenaked Ladies, writing and co-writing hit songs such as “The Old Apartment,” “If I Had $1000000,” and “Brian Wilson,” among dozens of others. Along the way, the band earned accolades from all over the world, sold millions of albums, received two Billboard Awards, and six Juno Awards.  In 2018, the band, along with Page, were Inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Juno Awards Hall of Fame.

As an independent artist, Page has released five solo albums, including his most recent, Discipline: Heal Thyself, Pt.2. Page has also collaborated on two albums, toured with Toronto’s eclectic Art of Time Ensemble, and written six theatrical scores for the Stratford Festival. Together with Governor General’s Award-winning playwright Daniel McIvor, Page has co-written a musical, Here’s What It Takes.

In addition, Page has also spoken at TEDx Toronto, and traveled North America as host of TV’s The Illegal Eater.

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Presentations listed below include in-person and virtual keynotes, as well as workshops, fireside chats, and other presentation formats.

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  • Steven blew all of my expectations out of the water. He was extremely accommodating, was very generous with his time, really made personal connections with those that met him, and quite frankly was one of the nicest people I’ve had the pleasure of meeting.

  • Steven Page was an absolute pleasure to work with. Witty, insightful, and open, he shared his inspiring messages and amazing songs and had our audience of 930 people on their feet applauding. He was a perfect choice for our Mental Health Week event and someone we’ll be talking about for a long time to come. Thanks to the whole Speakers’ Spotlight team for making it happen.

  • Our two days promoting Mental Illness Awareness Week was fantastic and much of it goes out to Steven….Steven was an excellent speaker, engaging and inspiring. The audience appreciated his approach and honesty.

  • …the event was a great success.  What was especially nice was that many of our most dedicated and serious minded students were there and were deeply inspired by the proceedings.  Steven made a very real and palpable impact today.

  • Steven was amazing yesterday! And from our perspective everything went off without a hitch!! He was so accommodating during the meet and greet and the crowd loved his talk and the short Q&A. He had the whole room singing… it was amazing!

  • You have no idea … how much response the show has received so far.  Our inbox is overflowing. It was a real pleasure working with him.  He made my job as producer so much easier – and clearly, listeners loved him.  I’m really glad we could make this happen!

  • Please tell Steven once again that he was perfect for our event. His speaking and singling were amazing! Thanks so much.

  • Steven was brilliant. Did just what we were hoping he would do. Very well received.

  • Thank you for closing the OLA Super Conference in style February 2! 1,000 delegates left the Metro Toronto Convention Centre with smiles on their faces and tunes running through their minds. Your talk was such an intriguing blend of personal stories about school, the library, and the music business. We thoroughly enjoyed the mix of talk and music – you have a phenomenal voice!


  • On behalf of the Foundation, I would like to thank…Steven Page for the spectacular performance and we truly appreciate all the time and effort you both placed into the event. We have received countless compliments and people are still talking about the amazing show!…Steven was fabulous.

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