Glen Suitor

Glen Suitor, Adventure and Sports Speaker, CFL, Profile Image

Glen Suitor played 11 seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders as a safety before announcing his retirement from the CFL in 1994. Suitor entered the TSN Radio booth that same year as a guest analyst during the 1994 Grey Cup in Vancouver before joining TSN as colour commentator the following year.

General Rick Hillier

Rick Hillier, Current Events and Political Speaker, Military, Canadian Forces, Profile Image

Born in Newfoundland and Labrador, Rick Hillier joined the Canadian Forces as soon as he could, graduating from Memorial University of Newfoundland, where he recently served as Chancellor, and joined his first combat unit in Petawawa, Ontario, in 1976.

Doug Keeley

Doug Keeley, Business and Economy Speaker, Leadership Expert, Profile Image

Doug Keeley is a globally recognized communicator and trainer; a master storyteller, musician, and self-professed “leadership junkie”.

After graduating from music school, Doug started a marketing and communications company, ICE. For two decades he travelled the world working with Fortune 500 corporations. It became clear to him that leadership was the differentiator in business, and that storytelling was being lost as strategic skill.

Derek Edwards

Derek Edwards, Entertainment and Comedy Speaker, Comedian, Profile Image

Standup comedian Derek Edwards is proof positive that you can take the boy out of the country but you can’t take the country out of the boy.

His award-winning rural humor has made him the hottest property in Canada. Identifying himself with the ordinary working guy, his comedic gift is making the ordinary extraordinary. He creates enchanting tales based on everyday subjects and delivers them with polished style and impeccable timing.

Chantal Vallee

Chantal Vallée, sports speaker, head coach Windsor Lancers Women's Basketball, Profile Image

Chantal Vallée is the Head Coach of the University of two-time Canadian University Champion Windsor Lancers Women’s Basketball.

She has been selected “Coach of the Year” 9 times in the last four years with a winning percentage of 90%.

Chantal was hired by the University of Windsor in 2005 even though she had never before coached a university team. At the time, they were ranked second-last in Canada; in the 2 years prior to Chantal’s arrival, the team had won only 8 of their 60+ games and were known as the “doormat of women’s basketball.”

Cameron Hughes

Cameron Hughes, Canadian Professional Sports Entertainer, Sports Speaker, Profile Image

In 1994, Cameron Hughes got up out of his seat at an Ottawa Senators game and spontaneously pumped up the fans into an inspired frenzy. What started out as a gag soon turned into a full-time career as a “Sports Entertainer,” speaker and television host.

Brian Williams

Brian Williams, Sports Speaker, Legendary Sports Broadcaster, Profile Image

Named to the Order of Canada in December 2011 for both his distinguished broadcasting career of more than 40 years and extensive community and volunteer work across the country, Brian Williams anchored CTV’s primetime Olympic coverage of both the London 2012 Olympic Games and the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, playing a leading role in shaping and delivering the network’s award-winning coverage. Williams was recently awarded the first-ever Canadian Screen Award for Best Sports Host or Analyst in a Sports Program or Sportscast for his work on London 2012.

Bob McKenzie

Bob McKenzie, The 'TSN Hockey Insider', Sports Speaker, Profile Image

Bob McKenzie provides insight and commentary as an analyst for TSN’s national NHL coverage. McKenzie also continues to file updates and breaking news for SportsCentre, as well as write his popular Hockey Insider feature on TSN.ca, Canada’s leading sports website.

Bill Carr

Bill Carr, Inspirational and Motivational Speaker, Profile Image

Bill Carr is an actor, award winning satirist, writer, speaker and coach. For over twenty-­‐five years, Bill has been making people laugh at what’s trivial while helping them think deeply about what counts. Bill helps people see their world in new and exciting ways. His unique blend of humour and insight inspires laughter and consideration. He works with audiences from 12 to 1200 and beyond and offers them a fresh perspective on what they face everyday.

Barry Kennedy

Barry Kennedy, Entertainment and Comedy Speaker, Profile Image

Former fighter pilot flies again…but this time the thrill comes from making people laugh. After growing up in Winnipeg, graduating from Royal Roads Military College in Victoria, following which he was an Air Force pilot in Saskatchewan, Alberta, Ontario, Québec and on Vancouver Island, Barry Kennedy had the opportunity to suss out our great land even before he started acting and doing stand-up comedy in every nook and cranny Canada has to offer.