Interesting People

Colin Mochrie: It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint
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An award-winning comedian and one of the world’s leading improvisers, Colin Mochrie has spent the past four decades embracing unknown situations and finding new ways to push himself outside of his comfort zone – often in front of a live...
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George Stroumboulopoulos: Creating Warriors and Lions
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A famed broadcaster with no shortage of awards and accolades to his name, George Stroumboulopoulos is also a writer, director, actor and media producer. Throughout his nearly 30-year career, he’s continually adapted to changing market conditions and customer preferences and...
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Terry O’Reilly: Going the Extra Inch
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The pandemic’s impact on all aspects of the Canadian economy has forced countless companies to pivot their marketing and advertising plans. Businesses are working to find new ways to market their brands and products while being sensitive to the challenges...
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Gord Sinclair: Always Be Pushing Yourself
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Dubbed Canada’s band, the Tragically Hip played their final concert – a gig that was watched by nearly 12 million people – in the summer of 2016. For more than three decades, the group created iconic music together that became...
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Andy Taylor Excited to Lead Gore Mutual’s Radical Transformation
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After being announced as Gore Mutual’s next Chief Executive Officer in early March, Andy Taylor officially started his new role leading the company at the beginning of July. Taylor has been with Gore Mutual for 15 years and was previously...
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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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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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