Doug Steiner

Doug Steiner

Doug Steiner, Financial Services Leader and Featured Columnist

 

Risk on Purpose

Thursday October 27th, 1:00-3:00 pm

Doug Steiner will provide an overview on the global financial crisis; what were the triggers, how did consumer perception of what is “acceptable” risk become so distorted? He will discuss the impact of this crisis on Canada and the global community and outline his predictions as to what he believes is in store for the future… according to Doug “It is not as bad as some may have us believe”.

Oakland Ross

Oakland Ross

Oakland Ross, Author and Former Middle East Correspondent for the Toronto Star

 

The Arab Spring Turns to Fall

Thursday November 3rd, 1:00-3:00 pm

Join author and journalist Oakland Ross for a firsthand exploration of a region in tumult: the sudden uprising in North Africa and the Middle East now known as the Arab Awakening. Oakland will provide a compelling portrait of countries where long-oppressed peoples are suddenly rediscovering themselves, while striving to construct a new and more equitable future.

Natasha Turner

Natasha Turner

Dr. Natasha Turner ND, Naturopathic Doctor and Founder of the Clear Medicine Wellness Boutique

 

How to Restore Hormonal Balance in 30 Days

Thursday November 10th, 1:00-3:00 pm

Most people believe that they get fat because they consume more calories than they burn. Your hormones ultimately decide if you’re going to store fat or not. Dr. Natasha Turner ND, author of the bestselling books, The Hormone Diet and The Supercharged Hormone Diet, will explain how to manipulate your hormones by selecting the right foods, at the right time. Discover how you can reduce and reverse abdominal obesity, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, systemic inflammation and cholesterol levels.

Farah Mohamed

Farah Mohamed

Farah Mohamed, President of The Belinda Stronach Foundation

 

Philanthropy - Doing it Differently

Thursday December 8th, 1:00-3:00 pm

Farah will lead a candid conversation about some of the challenges facing the not for profit sector and how partnerships are essential to success. Farah will also speak about the genesis of The Belinda Stronach Foundation and what lies ahead including finding new ways to champion girls and women at home and abroad, working with Aboriginal youth in Canada and eradicating Malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa. Farah will also share some anecdotes about celebrity philanthropists.