WE Day Vancouver Electronic Press Kit


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Speakers and Performers

  • Colbie Caillat(@ColbieCaillat) - GRAMMY® Award-winning pop singer and songwriter
  • Hedley(@Hedleyonline) - Multi-platinum, Juno and MMVA Award-winning recording artists and Free The Children ambassadors
  • Barenaked Ladies(@barenakedladies) - Juno and MMVA Award-winning alternative rock band
  • Marlee Matlin(@MarleeMatlin) - Academy® Award-winning actress and devoted social activist
  • Chris Hadfield(@Cmdr_Hadfield) - Astronaut, author, professor, musician, first Canadian to walk in space/command a spaceship
  • SonReal(@TheRealSonReal) - Canadian hip hop artist
  • Henry Winkler(@hwinkler4real) - Actor, director, producer and author
  • Becca Tobin(@becbecbobec) - Actress from the award-winning television series Glee
  • Devon Bostick(@devbostick) - Canadian actor from the film series The Diary of a Wimpy Kid and TV series The 100
  • Kardinal Offishall(@KardinalO) - Award-winning rap artist, music producer and Free The Children ambassador
  • Francesco Yates(@FrancescoYates) - JUNO nominated and multi-platinum selling recording artist
  • JRDN(@JRDNmusic) - Juno Award-winning artist and Free The Children ambassador
  • Silken Laumann(@SilkenLaumann) - Olympian, inspirational speaker, author and child advocate
  • Her Brothers - Canadian Alternative Rock Band
  • Kenyan Boys Choir(@BoysChoirKenya) - Traditional African male choir, who sang at the 2009 inauguration of President Obama
  • Spencer West(@spencer2thewest) - ME to WE motivational speaker, Free The Children ambassador and author
  • Liz Trinnear(@liztrinnear) - etalk reporter and host of Much
  • Tyrone Edwards(@mr1LOVETO) - Host of E! and Much
  • Spencer O’brien(@spencerobrien) - Canadian Olympian and World Champion Snowboarder
  • Craig and Marc Kielburger(@craigkielburger) - International activists and co-founders of WE Day
  • Elliot Miville-Deschênes(@ElliotMD25) - Actor, singer and activist
  • Alex Deans(@alexmdeans) - Innovative youth artist, inventor and #ChangeAgents Ambassador
  • Shirley Clements - Shirley Clements and the Surrey Dance Crew
  • Hamza Ahmad(@HowToBeABully) - Founder of HOW TO BE A BULLY
  • Ann Makosinski - Award- winning inventor and entrepreneur
  • Nicole Ticea - Vancouver student and inventor
  • Capri Everitt(@80anthems) - 11-year-old singer and youth ambassador
  • Raymond Wang(@RM_Wang) - Innovator, entrepreneur and non-profit leader