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George Georgallidis (HotshotGG), a 2018 Forbes 30 under 30 delegate, started gaming in his London basement as a teenager, shocking his mother, when she realized that thousands of viewers from around the world were watching her son play computer games. At that point she knew gaming was his passion and she worked with him in achieving his dream. In 2010, George dropped out of college to pursue a career as a League of Legends pro gamer, starting what has become…
Peter Edwards attended Central Secondary in London and UWO before becoming the organized crime reporter for The Toronto Star. He’s written 15 non-fiction books and a young adult novel. Most of his books are on organized crime, including The Bandido Massacre: A True Story of Bikers, Brotherhood and Betrayal, which took place west of London. He was an executive producer on the mini-series Bad Blood, based on the non-fiction book of the same name about Mafia boss Vito Rizzuto, which…
Okwaho Equal Source is proudly 100% Indigenous owned and operated and is a highly sought-after global leader and change agent in Indigenous inspired social innovation, social enterprise, social finance, and social procurement models in Canada and Australia. Their mission is to fuel social, economic, and environmental impact via the Indigenous empowerment and inclusion of diverse entrepreneurs and Indigenous-owned enterprises. Learn more from Shyra Barberstock, President (North America) and Global Chairperson and Ryan Barberstock, Vice President & COO.
GoodLife Fitness is proud to sponsor Olympian Alex Kopacz. In his Olympic debut at PyeongChang 2018, Alex Kopacz won gold in the two-man Bob Sleigh event with pilot Justin Kripps. They were part of just the second ever tie for an Olympic bobsleigh gold medal, matching the four-run total time of Germans Francesco Friedrich and Thorsten Margis. In the months leading up to the Games, Kripps and Kopacz earned four World Cup podiums together in the two-man event, including one…
On June 6th, 1944, Allied forces invaded Normandy, France. Of the nearly 150,000 Allied troops,14,000 were Canadians. Although the Allies encountered German defenses bristling with artillery, machine guns, mines, and booby-traps, the invasion was a success. However, this success came with a big cost. On D-Day, Canadians suffered 1074 casualties, including 359 killed. Join us in reflecting on one of the most pivotal battles of all time, with Dr. Jeff Noakes, Second World War Historian.