Interesting People

Portrait of Frank Turner
Frank Turner: Being More Kind
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Renowned British folk-punk troubadour Frank Turner has never shied from the concept of reinvention. Coupled with his tireless work ethic and compassion for others, he continues to make his mark and grow his brand. After playing in a post-hardcore band...
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Courtney Stephen: Raise the Bar
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An entrepreneur always looking for new hats (and sometimes helmets) to wear, Courtney Stephen is someone that definitely doesn’t like to be put into a box. When not playing professional football with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, he works as a motivational...
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Amber Mac: The Internet Economy
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Amber Mac is a renowned entrepreneur, bestselling author, blogger and TV and radio host that has appeared on CNN, Bloomberg TV, CBS, BNN, The Marilyn Denis Show and SiriusXM Radio. She’s the President of a digital marketing agency named Konnekt...
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Michael Landsberg: Definitely Not Weak
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Acclaimed broadcaster Michael Landsberg has been with TSN since it launched in 1984. Beginning his career as an anchor on SportsCentre, he later went on to host the sports debate program Off the Record which became one of Canada’s longest...
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J. Paul Nadeau: Vision and Action
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A decorated former police officer and Canada’s most highly recognized hostage negotiator, J. Paul Nadeau spent 30 years specializing in hostage and crisis negotiations, homicide investigations, interrogations, polygraph testing and counter-terrorism. Wanting new challenges, he now uses the skills he...
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Denise Donlon: Blazing a Path for Change
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Many readers likely remember Canadian media trailblazer Denise Donlon from her days at MuchMusic where she helped transform the cultural landscape first as an on-air host and producer before becoming Director of Music Programming, then Vice President and General Manager....
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Theo Fleury: It’s What You Leave Behind
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Former NHL great Theo Fleury is a seven-time All-Star, Stanley Cup Champion and an Olympic Gold Medalist. On the ice, he had numerous successes. Off the ice, he battled addiction. In his 2009 best-selling autobiography, Playing with Fire, Fleury opened...
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Neen James: The Attention Crisis
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Hailing from Australia, Neen James is a world-renowned productivity, sales and leadership expert. She’s written nine books including the newly released Attention Pays: How to Drive Profitability, Productivity, and Accountability, which came out in April. And last year she was...
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George Stroumboulopoulos: Leaving It All on the Floor
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One of Canada’s best-known media personalities, over the past 25 years George Stroumboulopoulos has worked for sports and rock radio stations, MuchMusic, CBC, CNN, Hockey Night in Canada and more. These days, he hosts The Strombo Show, a weekly radio...
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Glen Grunwald: Helping Breed Success
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Any Toronto Raptors fan could tell you that the team is currently enjoying its longest stretch of success since Vince Carter was soaring high above the hometown hardcourt in the early 2000s. It would likely take an older fan, however,...
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