Interesting People

Arlene Dickinson: Don’t Limit Yourself
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One of the country’s most famed businesspeople, Arlene Dickinson is a renowned entrepreneur and venture capitalist, best-selling author and one of the stars of the hit TV show, Dragons' Den. An award-winning leader and highly regarded mentor to companies of...
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Matthew Good: Navigating a New Landscape
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While more and more industries are experiencing the impact of digital disruption, music was amongst the first to deal with it on a massive, widespread level. After MP3 technology and peer-to-peer sharing turned the world of music on its head...
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Shayne Smith: There’s Nowhere to Go but Up
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A former gang member and heavily tattooed before he was out of his teens, when Shayne Smith decided he wanted to head down a different path, he discovered that many people weren’t willing to give him the chance to do...
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Ashley Callingbull: Dream Big and Show the World What You’re Made Of
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When meeting new people, we’ve all been asked “So, what do you do?” For Ashley Callingbull, a much easier question to answer would be “What don’t you do?” Hailing from Alberta's Enoch Cree Nation, in 2015 Callingbull became the first...
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Chef D: Focus on What’s in Front of You
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Celebrity chef Darryl Fletcher – better known as Chef D – has made countless media appearances, written cookbooks and hosts his own cooking show on Rogers TV, At Home with Chef D. With more than 35 years of cooking experience...
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Andrew Phung: Do What You Love
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Since premiering in 2016, CBC hit comedy Kim’s Convenience has become a global success. The groundbreaking series is Canada’s first Asian-led TV sitcom and has earned loads of acclaim from fans and international media with outlets like NPR praising the...
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Luke Willson: Agility Is Key
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During his time in the NFL, Canadian tight end Luke Willson has learned the importance of being agile and mastered the ability to quickly pivot both on and off the field. Earlier this year, after six seasons in the league...
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Ziya Tong: Stay Curious
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Best known as the long-time host of the TV show Daily Planet, Ziya Tong is one of Canada’s most highly-regarded science journalists, a best-selling author and the Vice Chair of WWF Canada. When she was 21, she got a question...
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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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