Join Evan Sequeira as he meets with Canadian leaders in business and philanthropy to unlock their secrets to living a successful and fulfilling life.
Garrick Tiplady is the Vice President & Country Director for Meta in Canada, the company formerly known as Facebook. We discussed how his previous roles paved the way to Meta, his philanthropic work, and how Meta combatted COVID-19 misinformation and supported vaccination efforts across Canada.
Dr. Mike DeGagné
Dr. Mike DeGagné is President and CEO of Indspire, an Indigenous national charity enriching Canada through Indigenous education and by inspiring achievement. Mike has been a leader in Indigenous education, first as President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University and then filling the same roles at Yukon University. We discussed his educational journey and how his acquired insights will support Indspire's goal of having every Indigenous youth graduate within a generation.
Mary Deacon is the Founder and Inaugural Chair of Bell Let's Talk, an initiative that put mental health on the map and has invested over $100M to date. We discussed her significant background in philanthropy and social causes, including her position as the inaugural President of the CAMH Foundation, the future of Bell Let's Talk and her personal story of loss that motivated her passionate leadership in mental health.
Lisa Lisson is President of FedEx Express Canada. Lisa has been recognized as one of Canada’s most powerful women and received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of her achievements and work in her community. We spoke to her about navigating loss, the road she paved to success and how to strengthen your resilience muscle.
Deborah Gillis is President and CEO of CAMH Foundation. As a recognized thought leader on gender equality, diversity and inclusion, Deborah has dedicated her career to driving social change. In this episode, we spoke to Deborah about growing up in Nova Scotia, her previous role as President & CEO of Catalyst, a global non-profit that helps build workplaces that work for women, and her current work transforming perspectives on mental illness and suicide through CAMH's campaign, "Not suicide. Not today.".
Michael Landsberg is one of the best-known personalities in Canadian broadcasting, he has been recognized for his documentary “Darkness and Hope: Depression, Sports and Me” and in 2017, received the Meritorious Service Medal (Civil Division) from the Governor General of Canada for his mental health advocacy. We spoke with him about his career journey to TSN, destigmatizing conversations around mental health, and the conversation that led to creating his not-for-profit, #SickNotWeak.