2012

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Alaina Podmorrow

In 2006, Alaina was inspired into action after attending a speech in her community by Canadian journalist, author and human rights activist, Sally Armstrong. Alaina started Little Women for Little Women in Afghanistan in the spring of 2007.


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Crystal Flaman

Social Entrepreneur, Author, 10 x Ironman Triathlete and 100km Ultra-marathoner. As a social entrepreneur and athlete, Crystal Flaman’s personal mission in life is to make a difference in the world.


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Curtis Stone

A musician turned urban farmer, Curtis Stone is the owner/operator of Green City Acres, an urban farm based out of Kelowna, BC which is spread across 7 different urban plots.


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Dr. Frank Hayden

From humble beginnings in a school basement in Toronto, Dr. Frank Hayden has changed the face of sport for people with disabilities the world over. A career spanning five decades, his life’s work is today renowned as the Special Olympics.


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Jan Vozenilek

Jan Vozenilek is a cinematographer and photographer and over the past fifteen years, he has worked on documentaries, travel films and corporate promos for an array of clients worldwide.


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John Bromley

John believes that charity matters and is opinionated on how to facilitate it. Right now, most of his time is spent working towards making giving simpler and more rewarding for Canadians.


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Mark Holland

Mark‘s work over the past decade and half has focused on integrating progressive development principles into the both the mainstream development industry and local government plans and policies.


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Nicole Rustad

Since 2007, Nicole Rustad has developed, overseen and implemented with her team, the Disney Online Studios Corporate Citizenship Plan.


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Paul Etherington

In 2002, Paul spearheaded motionball a nationwide philanthropic movement in support of Special Olympics, along with his 2 brothers. 10 years later motionball has raised over $2,600,000 for Special Olympics Canada and has engaged thousands of supporters.


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Rhonda Draper

Rhonda Draper is a Governor General’s Award-winning educator who works as a music specialist in the public education system. While teaching, she asks the students to help her recognize the needs of the more vulnerable.