Resides in Burlington with wife Marie. Has 3 sons Steve, Dave and Ronnie. Over the last 10 months, Ron has been featured in the New York Times, CBC, ESPN, the History Channel, he’s had an audience with the Queen at Buckingham Palace and was named Burlington, Ontario Citizen of the Year.
Celebrated hockey legend Ron Ellis combined skill and sporting play throughout his 15 year NHL career. Playing his entire professional career for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Ellis has become one of the most respected individuals to ever wear the “blue and white’. Ellis totalled 350 regular season and playoff goals and was a key member of the Leafs’ 1966-1967 Stanley Cup winning squad.
Despite setting untouchable records for games worked by an official in the National Hockey League, including 2,500 regular season contests and 426 playoff games, Ray Scapinello’s statistics don’t do justice to the respect he has earned. In recognition of his status as one of the most highly skilled and respected officials to ever lace up a pair of skates, Ray was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, as a member of the class of 2008.
Paul Hollingsworth is an anchor/reporter based out of Halifax and is a correspondent for SportsCentre, TSN’s flagship news and information program.
Hollingsworth joined TSN in November 2001. His current responsibilities include reporting on sports stories in and around the Halifax. In addition to his duties in the Halifax area, Hollingsworth reports on baseball for TSN, having covered the last five World Series, the last three Toronto Blue Jays’ Spring Training camps and the 2006 World Baseball Classic.
Maude Barlow is the National Chairperson of The Council of Canadians, Canada’s largest citizen’s advocacy organization, as well as the co-founder of the Blue Planet Project, which works to stop commodification of the world’s water. She is a Director with the International Forum on Globalization, a San Francisco based research and education institution opposed to economic globalization.
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Keith Boag is a Canadian senior journalist with CBC Television. He works with The National as the chief political correspondent, CBC News: Sunday and other current affairs programs as chief political correspondent based in Ottawa. He began covering national politics 20 years ago and has covered six federal elections. The 2008-09 Liberal leadership convention will be his eleventh national party leadership campaign.
John Lu was first exposed to the Canadiens-Leafs rivalry on a small black and white TV in his family’s suburban Winnipeg home in the early 1970s. Now he enjoys the distinction of being the first TV sports reporter to pull off the Canadian Original 6 ‘Sweep’. While in Toronto, Lu reported on the NHL, MLB, NBA, CFL, NFL, and PGA Tour. He’s also covered the Super Bowl, Stanley Cup playoffs, the World Series, the Daytona 500 and World Hockey Championship and World Cup of Hockey.
What can you learn about leadership and performance from a champion golfer?
John Haime’s successful professional golf career included a 62 at a professional event in Melbourne, Australia, numerous professional championships, and nerve-rattling competition with some of the world’s best at international tournaments.
“A personal story of inspiration and recovery” – Joe Tilley is the Sports Anchor for CTV News Toronto. A happily married father of three, Joe is a native of Edmonton and a graduate of the University of Alberta. Joe had a successful career as an amateur boxer: Golden Gloves champion, three-time Alberta welterweight champion and bronze medallist at the 1978 Canadian championships. Since signing on as the 11:30 pm sports anchor in 1984, Joe has developed a dedicated audience and viewership that is attributable to his enthusiastic and energetic on-air style. He is well known for his program features that include ‘Swiss Picks’ and ‘The Excellent Sports Adventure’.