Rich Clune grew up like many Canadians, dreaming of playing in the NHL. He never would have thought that when that dream became a reality and he found himself playing in playoffs for the LA Kings, he would have wanted to be anywhere else in the world but playing professional hockey.
Stories of human ambition designed to inspire you to live the life you want.
Fashion designer Treana Peake is the founder of the Obakki Foundation, who is changing lives in Africa by giving communities access to clean water, education, vocational training, women’s initiatives’ and medical care.
Devon Boorman is the master instructor and director of Academie Duello, the world’s largest centre for the practice of European swordplay and martial arts.
Kevin Schandelmeier builds tree forts and adventure parks in the forest.
Sarah Lindsay is an oddities collector that sells and rents unique items.
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Beautiful, Spicy, Monster An intimate look behind the curtain of drag performer Sheldon McIntosh, a.k.a. Tynomi Banks. Experience the transformation, discover what it takes, and go behind the scenes with Sheldon as he reveals his process and passion for drag. In...
With less than five fluent speakers of the dialect left in the world, Jaskwaan Amanda Bedard’s life work is devoted to reawakening the Haida language.
This is Christopher, a potty-trained mini pig who loves Cheerios, lipstick, and sharing his life of adventure on Instagram.
Anthony Coletti was one of Canada’s biggest medical marijuana growers until a hitman was hired to kill him. After taking seven bullets and almost losing his hand, Anthony turned to alternative wellness and found his True Calling in helping others.
Annette Labedzki is an artist that has spent the last 30 years studying colour, painting, and sketching. Annette talks to us about how growing this unintentional Instagram community has pulled her out of isolation as a painter and into the world of performance art and what it means to her to be in front of the camera connecting with her tribe.
Kylik Kisoun Cultural Guide 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...
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.
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.
Guillaume Beaudoin followed his true calling in doing what many considered a crazy project: hitchhiking solo across the South Pacific Ocean; while subsequently producing a series of episodes as an act to fight against climate change.
After 10 years of working as a commercial plumber and gas fitter, Boris Derow lost his job. His wife believed that this was his opportunity to make a change. After some soul searching, Boris made the leap and is now living out his dreams of singing on the opera stages of Europe.
Nobu Adilman is the co-founder of Choir! Choir! Choir!, a weekly drop-in singing event in Toronto that has grown into a YouTube sensation. Choir! Choir! Choir! has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local and international organizations.
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