Inspired by the Arctic 30, recently released from a Russian prison for protesting drilling for oil in the Arctic, Greenpeace Canada is partnering with Stuart Knight Productions to host an event where 10 celebrated Canadians each take the stage for 10 minutes to share 10 courageous stories which everyone on the planet should hear, in the hope of inspiring many more to do courageous acts for social justice and the environment.
Speakers include Paul Ruzycki one of the Arctic 30 recently released from prison Jully Black: Juno award-winning singer, songwriter & performer. Sally Armstrong: Human rights activist, filmmaker & award-winning author. John Greyson: Award-winning filmmaker, writer & activist, recently detained in Egypt with Dr Tarek Loubani Jennifer Podemski: Award-winning Gemini nominated actor. Mark Breslin: Comedian and owner of the YukYuks chain of comedy clubs. d’bi.young anitafrika: Award-winning dub poet, star of Da Kink in My Hair, actress writer. Gill Deacon: Award-winning broadcaster, author & host on CBC Radio One Peter Keleghan: Four time winner of a Genie Award in Best Performance in a Comedy Program or Series. Simon Ibell: Founder of the iBellieve Foundation & the Be Fair 2 Rare™ campaign.
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