Speakers $5000 and Under

If budget is a constraint, consider one of our cost-effective and fantastic speakers.  We have a wide range of affordable options, perfect for non-profits, community groups, local businesses or small seminars.

Click any of the speakers below for a full biography and program overview.

Jeff Adams

Jeff Adams is no stranger to overcoming challenges. He survived childhood cancer, but the radiation treatment that ultimately saved...

Russ Anber

Widely acclaimed as the guru of Canadian boxing, Russ Anber has built his career as Canada's most successful boxing analyst upon a...

Jack Armstrong

Armstrong's vast knowledge and passion is well known - and respected - throughout the basketball world, where he has spent his entire...

Sally Armstrong

Sally Armstrong has the gift of touching the emotions of her audience through her stories based on her travel to many remote parts of...

Maude Barlow

Maude Barlow is the National Chairperson of The Council of Canadians, Canada's largest citizen's advocacy organization, as well as the...

Stephen Bauld

Stephen Bauld is a public speaker on the international stage and co-author of The Municipal Procurement Handbook (two editions) and...

Keith Boag

Keith Boag is a Canadian senior journalist with CBC Television. He works with The National as the chief political correspondent, CBC...

Shaunna Burke

Shaunna's passion for the mountains has led her to become the second Canadian woman in history to summit Mount Everest. This success on...

Frances Cairncross

Journalist Frances Cairncross is one of the UK's most respected economic commentators. Formerly Management Editor of the Economist, she...

Scott Campbell

Scott Campbell is a highly successful speaker, consultant, and author. Over the last twenty years, he has consulted with and coached...

Bill Carr

Bill Carr is an actor, award winning satirist, writer, speaker and coach. For over twenty-­‐five years, Bill has been making people...

Ron Ellis

Celebrated hockey legend Ron Ellis combined skill and sporting play throughout his 15 year NHL career. Playing his entire professional...

Ron Foxcroft

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...

John Haime

What can you learn about leadership and performance from a champion golfer? John Haime's successful professional golf career...

Barry Kennedy

Former fighter pilot flies again...but this time the thrill comes from making people laugh. After growing up in Winnipeg, graduating...

Karina LeBlanc

Karina LeBlanc moved from a small island in the Caribbean to Maple Ridge British Columbia at age 8. So at an early age, she was thrust...

John Lu

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...

Jeff Macinnis

Jeff MacInnis' epic 100-day expedition through the ice-choked Northwest Passage survived one of the harshest environments on the face...

Rona Maynard

Rona Maynard was Editor of Chatelaine through a decade of growth and innovation in which she proved to a new generation of readers that...

Duncan McCue

Duncan McCue has been a reporter for CBC News in Vancouver for 12 years. His award-winning news and current affairs pieces are featured...

Marc Andre Morel

We are destined to succeed. Life and Nature has prepared us for success! Get the most from your employees and your teams' potential by...

Liz Pearson

Liz Pearson's approach to healthy eating is sane and sensible. Liz's mission is to translate the often-confusing and ever-changing...

Dan Pollard

Dan Pollard is host of NHL Network's "On the Fly" which allows fans to see live action from every game, every night. A 20-year...

Dave Prentice

Over the past fifteen years, David has worked on sales, marketing and specialized customer service and training projects with many of...

Jim Ralph

Jim Ralph is best known for his dry, self-deprecating sense of humour, and his comical impersonations of famous Canadian sportscasters,...

Vic Rauter

Known as the 'voice of curling' in Canada, Vic Rauter has anchored TSN's curling coverage for 20 years. Off the ice, Rauter has been...

Gino Reda

Reda joined TSN in the summer of 1988 as a reporter, recapping the overnight coverage of the Olympic Summer Games in Seoul, Korea. A...

Dr. Sima Samar

Dr. Sima Samar is probably one of the most selfless leaders on the world stage today. Dr. Samar fled Afghanistan in 1984 after her...

Jeffrey Simpson

Jeffrey Simpson, The Globe and Mail's national affairs columnist, has won all three of Canada's leading literary prizes -- the...

Gord Stellick

Gord Stellick is a Canadian sports broadcaster and former NHL executive. Currently the radio host of Hockey Night in Canada, Stellick...

Randy Taylor

Randy Taylor exemplifies what is possible. His story is remarkable. His ability to make others believe in their own potential is his...

Joe Tilley

"A personal story of inspiration and recovery" - Joe Tilley is the Sports Anchor for CTV News Toronto. A happily married father of...

Dr. Michael Walker

Dr. Michael Walker is a Senior Fellow at The Fraser Institute and President of the Fraser Institute Foundation. From its inception...

Aaron Ward

Born in Windsor, Ontario, Ward moved with his family to the Ottawa area at an early age. He became a regular NHL player in the 1996/97...

Ben Webster

Ben Webster is one of the world's most accomplished expedition leaders. In a career spanning over 25 years of high adventure, he has...