For your 2023 programming, now is a great time to consider booking a speaker for your upcoming event.
Here’s a look at some of our most requested, highest trending speakers. They’re experts in their fields with stories that will inspire every audience and cover a range of topics for any audience, including human rights, current events, innovation and change management, healthcare, business and workplace skills, and much more. Our speakers are experts in their fields with stories that will inspire every audience.
Sarain Fox | Activist, Storyteller, & Entrepreneur
Sarain Fox is a dancer, choreographer, activist and television host. A storyteller at heart, she combines these various mediums to amplify the voices of her people in hopes of creating meaningful dialogue between her indigenous community and settler communities. Sarain’s screen highlights include Rise (Viceland), Cut-Off (Viceland) and APTN’s Future History. She is most noted for her 2020 documentary film Inendi (on CBC Gem) for which she received a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Host or Interviewer in a News or Information Program. | [view profile]
Anna Maria Tremonti | Journalist, Podcaster & 17 Season Host of ‘The Current’
For 17 years, Tremonti hosted CBC Radio One’s The Current, where her mix of hard-edged journalism and hard-won empathy helped build the show into Canada’s most listened-to radio program. Her recognizable voice, thoughtful questions, and her approach to finding the humanity in the people you meet, draws listeners in.| [view profile]
Jesse Wente | Broadcaster, Indigenous Advocate & Pop Culture Philosopher
A self-described ‘Ojibwe dude’ with a national and international lens, film critic and broadcaster Jesse Wente encourages audiences to consider diversity and inclusion into the future view of their organization, industry and country. He offers up key strategies to increasing inclusion and diversity and helps audiences break down barriers and encourage inclusion on all levels. Using his experience advocating for and creating space for First Nation, Inuit and Métis people in the arts sector, Jesse uses his presentations to explore how companies, organizations, institutions and governments can create meaningful change for Indigenous people and themselves. Audiences leave his presentations inspired, informed and ready to make change. | [view profile]
Dr. Brian Goldman | Emergency Room Physician, Healthcare Expert & Medical Watchdog
Dr. Goldman is one of those rare individuals with great success in not one but several adrenaline-pumping careers. He’s the host of CBC’s award-winning radio show “White Coat, Black Art”, where he takes listeners behind the scenes of hospitals and doctor’s offices, and host of the podcast “The Dose” on current events in healthcare. He is a highly regarded emergency physician at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto and promotes an approach of kindness to mental health. | [view profile]
Sandy Hudson | Political Activist & Founder of the Black Lives Matter Movement Canada
The founder of the Black Lives Matter movement presence in Canada and Black Lives Matter – Toronto, Sandy Hudson also co-founded the Black Legal Action Centre, a specialty legal aid clinic, which provides direct legal services and test case litigation for Black communities in Ontario. Sandy currently serves as the Director of Strategic Planning for the Wildseed Centre for Art & Activism, and co-hosts the Sandy and Nora Talk Politics podcast.| [view profile]
David Allison | Human Behavior Expert & Leader of the Disrupt Demographics Movement
David Allison is a human behavior expert, an advisor to global brands, and a leading advocate for discarding demographic stereotypes. He is the behavioral science pioneer behind Valuegraphics: the world’s first database that can predict and influence behavior for anything on earth. The database makes it possible, for the first time in history, to identify the shared values of any group of people, helping organizations create exponentially better customer engagement and point the way to a less divided world. | [view profile]