Susan Stewart is a comedian, author, and speaker who shares the art and practice of seeing the lighter side of life. Susan is the author of “Reaching The Laugh Resort” and “Your New Lenses Are Ready For Pick Up: A Guide To Seeing The Lighter Side Of Life”. Susan is also the co-author of “From The Stage To The Page: Life Lessons From Four Funny Ladies.” You can learn more about Susan at www.susanstewart.ca.
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.
Nigel Reed has more spent more than 25 years in the broadcast industry. Working with some of the biggest names in the business he brings a wealth of experience to his roles as commentator, analyst and writer. He has covered a wide variety of sports for some of the most respected broadcasters including the BBC and CBC. He specializes in soccer, golf and cricket.
Nick Kypreos is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey left-winger. He played eight seasons in the National Hockey League for the Hartford Whalers, Washington Capitals, New York Rangers, and Toronto Maple Leafs. He is currently a hockey analyst on the Rogers Sportsnet cable television network in Canada.
Meg Soper is a keynote motivational humourist speaker who combines the skills of a premiere stand-up comic with the hands on experience in health care to provide motivational, inspirational entertainment for her audiences. Her experience as a stand up comic, operating room nurse and mother of two teenagers enable her to deliver a unique package of humorous anecdotes, and stress busting strategies for everyday living
Renowned as one of pro football’s most electrifying players, Toronto Argonauts running back Michael “Pinball” Clemons was the CFL’s all-time all purpose yardage leader. However, it is his exceptional character, in addition to his outstanding athletic ability, which has made him the remarkable fan favourite he is throughout Canada. Pinball’s tireless community involvement and participation in countless charitable causes exemplify the qualities he possesses, which are so rarely found in today’s professional athletes. He has used his superb leadership and communication skills in his former roles of Coach and President of the Toronto Argonauts – and now as the CEO of the franchise. In September 2008, Clemons was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
As the youngest of four children, Rosannagh (Rosie) MacLennan often tagged along to her older siblings’ gymnastic lessons. When she was 7, Rosie could no longer stand to simply watch from the sidelines and she finally got her turn on the trampolines. At age 11, Rosie began competing internationally and was the Canadian National Women’s Champion in 2005, 2009 and 2011.
Before founding Wee Welcome, a business devoted to giving new parents the tools to have a baby and a life, Maureen spent seven years with Famous Players, where she started and managed special audience programming like Famous Babies, Popcorn Parties and Large ‘N’ Live WWE and concert/sports satellite broadcast events.
Following a successful college career at Louisiana Tech, Matt Dunigan broke into the CFL in 1983 with the Edmonton Eskimos. Dunigan played for six teams throughout his storied 14-year CFL career. He won two Grey Cups – 1987 with the Eskimos and 1991 with the Toronto Argonauts. The All-Star quarterback passed for nearly 44,000 yards in his career and rushed 850 times for 5,031 yards and 77 touchdowns. Of these total yards, 713 yards came in a single regular season game against Edmonton when Dunigan played for Winnipeg – a CFL record that still stands.