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Perry Bellegarde was elected National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations in 2014, following a long career championing the rights of First Nations people. Originally from Little Black Bear First Nation in Treaty 4 Territory, National Chief Bellegarde has held the roles of Councillor, Chief, Tribal Chair, and Chief of the Federation of Saskatchewan […]

Who says you have to graduate high school in order to make a compelling TEDxKanata speaker? As a Grade 12 student at École secondaire publique De La Salle, Mathilde Papillon is helping shape The Next 150 through her combined love of dance, science and community involvement. Mathilde is a strong believer in the student voice. […]

In 2000, Allan Brown made a radical mid-life shift by selling his IT consulting firm in order to fully dedicate himself to international development work. Today, Allan is the International Director and Founder of Compasio Relief & Development, an organization that seeks to love, protect and empower those who are vulnerable. From responding first-hand to […]

Mark Dabrowski is not your typical computer nerd. Recognizing the positive impact of following your passions, Mark is constantly striving to improve himself and others’ happiness, productivity, and work satisfaction. Upon completing his education in computer engineering technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology, Mark was recruited by Terry Matthews and Wesley Clover to come […]