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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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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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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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Riaz Meghji: Meaningful Conversations Build Success
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As the host of Breakfast Television Vancouver, Riaz Meghji knows the importance of strong communication skills and the benefits that can come from a good conversation. From interviewing and interacting with countless people on the show, he’s been able to...
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Fred Penner: You Never Know Unless You Try
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“You’ll never know unless you try.” This is advice we’ve all heard at some point in our lives and have very likely followed too. For Fred Penner, the simple phrase above has helped take his career in directions he never imagined....
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Andre De Grasse: Focused on the Finish Line
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Running alongside the world’s top track stars in Rio de Janeiro in the summer of 2016, Andre De Grasse blasted to the finish line becoming the first Canadian sprinter to win three medals in a single Olympics. His Olympic success came...
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Tara Slone: Keeping Momentum
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When opportunity knocks, Rogers Hometown Hockey co-host and Juno-nominated musician Tara Slone has learned to answer. In the late ‘90s and early 2000s, Slone gained fame as the vocalist for Canadian alt-rock band Joydrop with chart-topping singles like “Beautiful.” But after touring with the band...
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Steve Patterson: Fallback Plans Are Overrated
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One of Canada’s top comedic talents, Steve Patterson is an award-winning comic best known as the long-running host of CBC Radio’s The Debaters. While in school, Patterson began performing stand-up comedy at open mic nights. After graduating with a business degree from the...
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Les Stroud: Keep Moving Forward
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Saying that Les Stroud likes to keep busy is a pretty big understatement. Best known as the creator, producer and star of the hit TV series Survivorman, he’s also an award-winning musician, best-selling authorand in-demand speaker. While his schedule would cause great stress to some,...
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Maestro Fresh Wes: Make History
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There’s a lot of hyperbole in music journalism and admittedly words like “icon” and “legend” are used quite liberally. But that’s not the case when talking about Maestro Fresh Wes. Credited with being the godfather of Canadian rap, his 1989 Symphony in...
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