Interesting People

Collective Soul: Finding the Right People to Work With
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This year sees multi-platinum selling rock band Collective Soul celebrating their 25th anniversary. Over the course of their career, the American act – who are best-known for popular ‘90s radio staples like “Shine,” “The World I Know” and “Gel” –...
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Dwight Powell: Give Everything You Have
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The Dallas Mavericks’ Dwight Powell continues to make his mark on and off the basketball court. The Toronto-born baller was drafted into the NBA in 2014 and throughout his career has been praised for his relentless work ethic and community...
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Kate Drummond: There’s Always More to Learn
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Kate Drummond is an award-winning Canadian actor with an incredibly inspiring backstory. Drummond spent twelve years as an elementary school teacher. One day she was teaching a lesson on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic “I have a dream” speech....
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Ron MacLean: Elevate Others
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One of the country’s most-beloved and iconic sportscasters, Ron MacLean has been a winter staple in most Canadian households since becoming a member of the Hockey Night in Canada broadcast team in 1987. Along with his duties on HNIC, his...
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PAUL SCHEER: CREATING YOUR OWN OPPORTUNITIES
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Paul Scheer is definitely someone that wears many hats. An award-winning American actor best known for his roles on hit shows such as Black Monday, The League, Fresh Off the Boat and Veep, Scheer is also a comedian, producer, director,...
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Brooke Lynn Hytes: Next Leg of the Race
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One of the world’s most popular reality TV shows, RuPaul's Drag Race is a cultural phenomenon that has turned many of its competing drag queens into global stars. The program’s eleventh season aired earlier this year and garnered a remarkable...
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Chris Boucher: Overcoming Adversity to Become a Champion
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Earlier this summer, the Toronto Raptors were the talk of the nation as the team completed its historic run to win its first-ever NBA championship. The season was filled with incredible stories, one of which belonged to the lone Canadian...
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Karlyn Percil: Create Your Own Seat at the Table
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After spending more than two decades working in the finance industry, Karlyn Percil was experiencing workplace burnout and knew she desperately needed to make a change. Leaving her job proved to be the right move, reinvigorating her passion and leading...
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Jon Montgomery: Stepping Beyond Your Comfort Zone
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Jon Montgomery: Stepping Beyond Your Comfort Zone Canada’s favourite skeleton racer, Jon Montgomery gained national attention after capturing gold at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. His hard work on the track, infectious energy and much-loved post-victory celebration all...
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Shad: Pushing Boundaries and Expectations
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Widely regarded as one of Canada’s top hip-hop artists – in fact, CBC ranked him as the country’s #2 rapper behind the legendary Maestro Fresh Wes and ahead of Drake – Shad is a Juno Award-winning musician with a business degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and...
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