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Standing 4 Choice in Southwestern Ontario

BY ROBYN SCHWARZ
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 20, 2018

Abortion has been legal in Canada for thirty years. Despite what many Canadians may think, people in our communities work tirelessly to access this normal part of reproductive health care. In Robyn Schwarz's presentation, we will examine the barriers that still exist for Londoners looking to get an abortion.

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Empathy on Fire

BY MEGAN O'NEIL
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 20, 2018

In Empathy on Fire, Megan O'Neil talks about understanding empathy as a volunteer in the 2017 BC wildfires.

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I’d Rather Be Coaching Hockey

BY HARRY COSGROVE
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 20, 2018

Hockey is a passion in Harry Cosgrove’s life and he has inspired players to enjoy a sport that is as Canadian as maple syrup and back bacon.

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Business is Broken: Change the Score

BY DAVID BILLSON
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 20, 2018

David Billson talks about an entrepreneur who faces a stark choice in building her business - build the impactful business you want or change the score?

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Leading with Your Strengths, Passions, and Values to Live Life to the Fullest

BY KATY BOYCHUK
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 20, 2018

Bouncing from contract to contract was not Katy Boychuk’s idea of a long-term career plan. Last year, she took a purposeful pause to be intentional with her next steps.  She hired a Life Coach to guide her journey, (re)branded herself, and leveraged her resources to explore a new career path. What started as a career development journey, became so much more as she discovered how to lead by her strengths, passions and values, in every aspect of her life.

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Holy Smokes...I'm fat!

BY PAUL GRECH
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

Helicopter pilot, Paul Grech, woke up one morning and realized he was fat. This talk takes us through his six month journey back to peak physical fitness through the science and art of bodybuilding. From 225 lbs to 175 lbs...27% body fat to 3%. The journey of a former Special Forces soldier and professional hockey player from Fat to Fit!

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Becoming an Advocate

BY ILA MADA
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

Ila Mada will speak a little about her experiences as a new lawyer, and what she's learned regarding different styles of communication and how they are perceived by other people.

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Memories are greater than dreams

BY GAURAV SHINDE
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

in 2014, Gaurav Shinde became the first Indian to sail in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Today he will speak more about the journey and how he works to create memories from his dreams. 

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What is an Expert, Anyway?

BY ELIAS PUURUNEN
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

Ten-thousand hours. Years of experience. There are many ways to define expert. Elias Puurunen asks: what does it mean to be one?

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#BetheChange

BY BREA HICKEY
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

Western's Alternative Spring Break gave Brea Hickey the opportunity to travel to Lima, Peru this year. Learn what this experience means to her, and for you. 

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#BeccaToldMeTo

BY AMY MATHIAS
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

For her last day of radiation treatments, Becca had just one wish, to see #BeccaToldMeTo trending on social media, with people doing Random Acts of Kindness in her name. Amy Mathias will talk about how this wish came to be a world-wide phenomenon, not just on the day in question, but for some time afterwards... And how, with your help, we can keep this movement alive.

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10 Steps to Branding Yourself Online

BY ALEXANDER LEONARD
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

Alex Leonard's presentation is about 10 steps to success to market oneself both digitally and traditionally in today's mediascape. His career in journalism speaks for itself.  

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