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Katelyn Duban

Katelyn Duban is a first-generation farmer, storyteller, and community builder. She has had the privilege of celebrating the stories of Women in Agriculture through her podcast, The Rural Woman Podcast, since 2019. With over half a million downloads, Duban has been able to reach and amplify the voices of rural women to a worldwide audience. […]

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Vivek Shraya

Vivek Shraya is an artist whose body of work crosses the boundaries of music, literature, visual art, theatre, TV, film, and fashion. She is the creator and writer of the new CBC Gem Original Series How to Fail as a Popstar, a Canadian Screen Award winner, and a Polaris Music Prize nominee. Vanity Fair heralded […]

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Tareq Hadhad

Tareq Hadhad is telling his story. He was a Syrian refugee and is now living his new life with his entrepreneurial family on Canada’s east coast. He is the founder and CEO of Peace by Chocolate.  Passionate about peace and entrepreneurship, his family relaunched the family business to recreate the chocolates they exported across the […]

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Dr. Naheed Dosani

As a palliative care physician and health justice activist, Dr. Naheed Dosani is dedicated to advancing equitable access to healthcare for people experiencing structural vulnerabilities like poverty and homelessness. These efforts include founding & leading the Palliative Education and Care for the Homeless (PEACH) Program at the Inner City Health Associates in downtown Toronto, serving […]

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Larissa Crawford

Larissa Crawford proudly passes on Métis and Jamaican ancestry to her daughter, Zyra, and is a published Indigenous, anti-racism, and climate justice researcher, policy advisor, and restorative circle keeper with over 15 years of experience. Larissa’s lived experience as an Indigenous and Black woman; a survivor of sexual violence and poverty; a person living with […]