When asked what it takes to be a successful racecar driver, Daniel’s first response is to have no fear.
No one else touches the guitars made by Yusuke Kawakami—he makes them all on his own by hand. It takes three to six months to complete a custom guitar, but you’ll need to get in line—there’s a four year wait list.
Three friends started Embrace Orthopaedics to revolutionize knee braces.
Former Olympian Julia Dexter created Squiggle Park, an app that teaches kids to read five times faster than any other online program.
With over 40,000 flights spanning 50 years, Michael Robertson has turned his love of hang gliding into a career.
With insatiable curiosity and hustle, Mijune Pak has taken her passion for food and made it her career. She’s an international culinary expert, creator of the blog FollowMeFoodie.com, and a Top Chef Canada resident judge. Mijune has been featured as one of “The World’s Most Extreme Foodies” in The Sunday Times and named “Must Follow” by The Social Media Awards.
HEART OF THE ARCTIC
Entrepreneur. Cultural ambassador. Guide. Canadian. There are many words that Kylik Kisoun Taylor now identifies with, but none came easily at first. It took returning to the North, and becoming re-rooted in his culture to get where he is today. Kylik’s story is the recipient of the Silver Dolphin at the Cannes Media and TV Awards.
FILMMAKER Grants Program
We sought out to showcase Canadian stories of human ambition, told by emerging filmmakers. From over 550 submissions, these are the 30 finalists who made the cut.
Karolina Kuras is a Toronto-based ballet and portrait photographer. In this piece, we explore her creative collaboration with Canadian National Ballet dancer/choreographer Brent Parolin and Tanya Howard, as well as make-up artist Ashley Readings.
Josh Karpeh, a.k.a. Cautious Clay is a musician and producer. This is a day in his life.
Ethel Bruneau is a Canadian tap legend having taught thousands of dancers through her dance school in Montreal. We find out why the 82-year-old Ethel won’t stop tapping even after heart surgery.
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