CanSPEP Connext

May 27, 2020

Malak is the VP, Partnership for CanSPEP. She was instrumental in securing partnership dollars for the virtual conference. Moreover, she assisted with lining up sponsors to present information about their organization, inputted all website info and sponsor promotional material to the back end of the Cvent APP, and developed an evaluation tool.

Register TODAY!

To register, go to the calendar in the new CanSPEP website and click on either the FULL WEEK or INDIVIDUAL DAY links:

(Reminder that CanSPEP members will need to log in first using the blue avatar in top right corner)

What's on the agenda for


Wednesday, May 27th

10:00 am (PDT) / 11:00 am (MDT/CST) / 12:00 pm (CDT) /
1:00 pm
(EDT) / 2:00 pm (ADT) / 2:30 pm (NDT)

Megan O'Neill
Business Mindset Strategist

Join Megan O'Neill, Business Mindset Strategist, to learn about the origin of your money story and how to reframe your beliefs about money so you can feel more confident to sell in the age of COVID-19 and beyond.

Megan O'Neill is an online Business Mindset Mentor with an international clientele. For over 19 years, she has assisted ambitious clients to break free of limiting mindset, fears and patterns. Her work specializes in the area of entrepreneurial mindset - helping clients understand why they're operating the way they are, and then working to clear blocks at a deep level so they can take confident actions. Megan lives in Ottawa with her husband Kevin, two teens and three furry creatures.

Bruce Sellery
Financial Journalist | Bestselling Author of Moolala

Business journalist and television host Bruce Sellery is on a mission to help people get a handle on their money so they can live the life they want. He speaks, writes, consults and uses every media format to engage audiences in a smart, fun, high energy way.

Bruce is the author of two bestselling books, including Moolala: Why Smart People Do Dumb Things with Their Money (and What You Can Do About It). He’s also the national Money columnist for CBC Radio, a regular contributor to the hit TV show Cityline, the host of the weekly Moolala radio show and podcast on SiriusXM, and is often a featured guest on media outlets across North America including Breakfast Television, Canada AM, CNN, and MSNBC.

Previously, Bruce was the host of The Exchange on CBC Television, and the reality TV show Million Dollar Neighbourhood on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). He also spent 10 years as an anchor for BNN Bloomberg in Toronto and as the network’s Bureau Chief in New York City. Now, Bruce delivers insightful keynotes, emcees leading business conferences, facilitates meaningful discussions, and frequently consults to regulators, financial institutions, and large corporations.

Bruce is a graduate of the Queen's University School of Business in Kingston, Ontario, where he majored in marketing and international business, and currently serves on its advisory board.

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Blake Richards
Official Opposition Shadow Cabinet Minister for Tourism and Western Economic Diversification

First elected in 2008, Blake Richards was re-elected for a fourth time in the riding of Banff-Airdrie on October 21, 2019. Blake serves as the Official Opposition Shadow Cabinet Minister for Tourism and Western Economic Diversification. He is currently a member of the Procedure and House Affairs Committee. Blake has also served as the Shadow Cabinet Minister for Democratic Institutions and the Shadow Cabinet Minister for Small Business and Exports. He has also previously served on the Finance Committee.

While serving on the government side of the House of Commons, Blake chaired two standing policy committees and was Chair of the Parliamentary Tourism Caucus. He also frequently represented the government in regional and national media.

Always focused on the needs of his constituents, Blake has three times been named Canada's Best Constituency MP as well as Hardest Working MP, and in 2015 received a Canadian Tourism Award for his work in Parliament on behalf of the tourism industry.

Please note, Blake Richards' government schedule will take precedence -- if last minute meetings are called, his obligations to those meetings come first. 

Thank you to all of the partners who have made this event possible!

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