Maude Barlow: Feature

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Maude Barlow, Environmental Speaker, Blue Planet Project, Profile Image

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. Maude was recently featured in the Globe & Mail newspaper regarding her most recent endeavors. Maude delivers keynotes on water privatization issues; health care; Canada-US … Read More

Racing In The Great White North

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Jon Montgomery, Sports and Motivational Speaker, Amazing Race Canada, Olympian, Profile Image

On your mark, get set…. GO! For the past three weeks, teams have been racing within the borders of Canada to kick off Amazing Race Canada’s inaugural season. The teams have bungee jumped in Niagara Falls, rested at a winery in Kelowna, British Columbia, drank tea in Vancouver’s Chinatown and line-danced in Drumheller, Alberta. The winning team of the Amazing Race Canada will … Read More

Healthy, Fit and Competitive

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Simon Whitfield, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Olympic Triathlete, Profile Image

Ever wondered what Olympic athletes eat? No, we are not talking about Michael Phelps’ 12,000 daily calories of fried-egg sandwiches, chocolate chip pancakes, kilos of pasta, pizza and energy drinks… but rather a more “healthful” approach. Simon Whitfield, Canadian Olympic triathlete, has relentlessly pursued excellence in his sport: 12 national  championships, 14 world cup victories, and, perhaps most significantly, a stunning silver medal in … Read More

It’s Playoff Time!

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Breakthrough Branding: How Smart Entrepreneurs and Entrapreneurs Transform a Small Idea into a Big Brand, Catherine Kaputa

The NHL Playoffs are underway– a beloved time for hockey fans everywhere! The cool arenas are ablaze with heated rivalries. Go [insert favorite team here]!’s roster includes many hockey greats. From the likes of Wayne Gretzky, Cassie Campbell, Ron Ellis, Trevor Linden and Hayley Wickenheiser – to name a few. We love seeing them score goals, win medals and sometimes even throw a … Read More

Kathy Buckworth: I Am So the Boss of You

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Kathy Buckworth, Entertainment and Comedy Speaker, Parenting Expert, Profile Image

Kathy Buckworth’s latest book takes office boardroom techniques into the home. In, I Am So the Boss of You, she predicts a society where corporate policies and practices regulate the family. Her eight step guide aims to give your family a successful business-like structure. Kathy, a mother of four kids, award-winning writer, television personality and public speaker, helps moms everywhere … Read More

Dr. David Posen, Author & Stress Expert, on Workplace Stress

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Disciplined for Life, Author Bob Urichuck

Interested in lowering your stress levels this spring?? Well, Dr. David Posen, noted stress expert and lifestyle coach, recently released a new book titled, Is Work Killing You? A Doctor’s Prescription for Treating Workplace Stress. A recent Globe and Mail article reports the four main facts that Dr. Posen believes act as a starting point for any conversation on stress at work: “1) Workplaces are making … Read More

Evaluating Your Workplace: 10 Questions

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Do your employees love their jobs? Do they love their workplace? Workplace culture is key in employee satisfaction, and higher employee satisfaction means better results. Mike Kerr, expert on creating healthier workplaces, recently blogged 10 questions to help evaluate your workplace culture. 1. Are you proud enough of your workplace to recommend it as a place your own children and … Read More