CBC Saskatchewan Future 40

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  • Jaris Swidrovich

    Future 40 Meet CBC Saskatchewan Future 40 winner Jaris Swidrovich

    Dr. Jaris Swidrovich is a member of Yellow Quill First Nation and is the first self-identified First Nations doctor of pharmacy in Canada.

    Posted: Mar 15, 2016 9:00 AM ET
  • Laban 'Kush' Kuria

    Laban 'Kush' Kuria

    Laban 'Kush' Kuria's contribution is based on community integration and promoting African culture through entertainment and sports.

    Posted: Mar 10, 2016 12:52 PM ET
  • Clayton Lee Finnell Clysdale

    Clayton Lee Finnell Clysdale

    Clayton Lee Finnell Clysdale runs a Facebook page called 1,000 good deeds.

    Posted: Mar 10, 2016 12:42 PM ET
  •  Estelle Hjertaas

    Estelle Hjertaas

    Estelle Hjertaas, 29, is a leader – someone who builds community at every opportunity.

    Posted: Mar 09, 2016 1:27 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:20 PM ET
  • Justin Reves

    Justin Reves

    When he’s not writing his inspirational blogs, helping people be more creative on his YouTube channel or promoting local businesses through social media, Justin is providing insight into his life as a foster parent and advocating for the cause.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 10:50 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:35 PM ET
  • Denis Perrault

    Denis Perrault

    Denis is a Swift Current city councillor, chartered accountant and board member for Innovation Credit Union.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 10:42 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:34 PM ET
  • Meagan Dobson

    Meagan Dobson

    She is living the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action as she leads students in Grades 6, 7 and 8 in the Anti-Racism/Cross-Cultural Training (ACT) group at Massey School

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 10:32 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:20 PM ET
  • Chad Cardiff

    Chad Cardiff

    I am the 19-year-old founder and chief technology officer of AnyCard.ca, a Saskatchewan-based startup that allows small to medium-sized businesses to sell electronic gift cards.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 10:15 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:18 PM ET
  • Chris Butz

    Christopher Butz

    Chris opened up a new law firm in Regina in September of 2015 on his own after spending eight years working in a large law firm in Canada.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 10:07 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:20 PM ET
  • Lindsay Oliver

    Lindsay Oliver

    Lindsay Oliver, 34, is a lawyer and a volunteer with a number of organizations including the United Way and the Public Legal Education Association.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 3:14 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:16 PM ET
  • Brian Bain

    Brian Bain

    Brian Bain, 30, is the founder and president of Ecobain Gardens, a vertical hydroponic urban farm in Saskatoon.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 2:23 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:15 PM ET
  • Megan Reves

    Megan Reves

    Megan Reves, 29, is a foster parent and community organizer.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 2:15 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:15 PM ET
  • Ijeoma Nwamuo

    Ijeoma Nwamuo

    Ijeoma Nwamuo, 38, helps immigrants and refugees settle in Saskatchewan and is the executive director of the International Women of Saskatoon.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 2:04 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:14 PM ET
  • Natalia Terekhova

    Natalia Terekhova

    Natalia Terekhova, 25, is active in student politics and an active volunteer in the Slavic community.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 1:53 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:14 PM ET
  • Evan Taypotat

    Evan Taypotat

    Evan Taypotat, 37, is principal of Chief Kahkewistahaw Community School (CKCS). He is a First Nations role model, a coach, and a mentor.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 1:36 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:13 PM ET
  • Dane Imrie

    Dane Imrie

    Dane can be seen hustling hard as the showrunner for the Regina standup staple Pass The Hat, where comics of every skill set have been able to hone their craft and express their creativity.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 12:02 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:16 PM ET
  • Ryan Wunsch

    Ryan Wunsch

    Thirty-nine-year-old Ryan Wunsch of Leader, Saskatchewan is a visual advocate for Saskatchewan through produced photographs that strike a chord with nearly all who see them.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 11:41 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:11 PM ET
  • Malene Jorgensen

    Malene Jorgensen

    Malene Jorgensen has worked with female entrepreneurs over the past seven years to get their businesses online and worked to get more women involved with the technology industry.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 11:26 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:10 PM ET
  • Paige Kezima

    Paige Kezima

    Currently the community organizer with the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour, Paige Kezima has been a social activist for most of her life.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 5:28 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:46 PM ET
  • Andrea Landry

    Andrea Landry

    Andrea Landry is Anishinaabe and comes from Pays Plat First Nation in Ontario but has built a life on Treaty 6 territory in Poundmaker Cree Nation.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 5:22 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:44 PM ET
  • Sneha Chakraborty

    Sneha Chakraborty

    Sneha Chakraborty is endeavouring to enhance fashion and retail entrepreneurship in Saskatchewan.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 5:17 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:42 PM ET
  • Candace Laing

    Candace Laing

    Candace Laing is currently the senior director, organization and talent development for PotashCorp. She has global responsibility for developing the organization from a performance and culture perspective with strategies that increase effectiveness, strengthen employee knowledge and capabilities, improve leadership and maintain the overall health and safety of the corporation.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 5:07 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:40 PM ET
  • Brandon Roy

    Brandon Roy

    Brandon Roy became the recreation director of Ile-a-la-crosse in 2011. Since then, he's done remarkable things for not only his own community, but all of northwest Saskatchewan.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 5:02 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:39 PM ET
  • Amanda Soulodre

    Amanda Soulodre

    Amanda Soulodre is a Saskatoon girl with a great story to share. Born and raised in Saskatoon and armed with a Bachelors of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan, she is a marketing and business expert on the rise in Saskatchewan.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 4:52 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:39 PM ET
  • Lee Jones

    Lee Jones

    Lee Jones is a passionate, dedicated husband and father of three. He's based out of Martensville, where he co-owns his business, Elite Bartending.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 4:47 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:38 PM ET
  • Zoey Roy

    Zoey Roy

    Zondra 'Pricelys' Roy, who also goes by Zoey, is an activist, spoken word poet, hip hop artist and social entrepreneur.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 4:43 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:37 PM ET
  • Skipp Anderson

    Skipp Anderson

    Skipp Anderson, is the owner of PiNK Night Club and a board member with Out Saskatoon.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 4:14 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:13 PM ET
  • Andrew Hincks

    Andrew Hincks

    Andrew Hincks, 34, is a lacrosse player and owns the 306 Shop.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 4:03 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:13 PM ET
  • Brianna Bergeron

    Brianna Bergeron

    Brianna Bergeron, 28, is a communications strategist and volunteer living in Saskatoon.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 3:47 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:12 PM ET
  • Derek Scott

    Derek Scott

    Derek Scott contributes to the local business and financial industry.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 3:37 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:12 PM ET
  • Jenn Smith Nelson

    Jenn Smith Nelson

    Jenn Smith Nelson, 39, is a prolific writer and photographer proudly based in Regina.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 3:29 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:11 PM ET
  • Eekwol Lindsay Knight

    Eekwol (Lindsay Knight)

    Eekwol (Lindsay Knight) is an award-winning hip hop artist, indigenous activist, and academic.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 3:19 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:04 PM ET
  • Nova Alberts

    Nova Alberts

    Nova Alberts is a tireless cheerleader and advocate for the film, television and digital media industry in Saskatchewan.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 1:28 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:36 PM ET
  • Brandi Good

    Brandi Good

    Brandi Good has supported a variety of Saskatchewan businesses, including realtors, coaches and non-profit organizations.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 1:17 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:09 PM ET
  • Marc Morris

    Marc Morris

    Dr. Marc Morris is founder of Polyhealth, a nutrition consulting service to optimize health and achieve athletic goals.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 1:09 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:07 PM ET
  • Amy Smith

    Amy Smith

    Dr. Amy Smith is a pharmacist (Saskatchewan Cancer Agency) dedicated to helping kids with cancer.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 1:01 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:06 PM ET
  • Jeanelle

    Jeanelle Mandes

    Jeanelle Mandes is from Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation, northern Saskatchewan. She has an INCA certificate, a Bachelor of Journalism and has been accepted into the University of Regina's Master of Journalism program.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 12:56 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:00 PM ET
  • Tara Lee

    Tara Lee

    Since entering medical practice as a family physician in Swift Current in 2009, Dr. Tara Lee has been a formidable leader for health care improvement in southwest Saskatchewan.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 12:51 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:00 PM ET
  • Shirley Zhou

    Shirley Zhou

    Since moving to Saskatoon 13 years ago, Shirley Zhou has been actively involved in the Chinese community.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 12:47 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:59 PM ET
  • Kurt Fuchs

    Kurt Fuchs

    Kurt Fuchs has lived in the Moosomin area for only a short period of time but he is involved in many community groups.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 12:21 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:57 PM ET
  • Joel Bernbaum

    Joel Bernbaum

    Joel Bernbaum is the Artistic Director of Sum Theatre in Saskatoon. He has created a number of free programs that build strong communities including Theatre in the Park (Saskatchewan's first-ever live professional theatre in public parks, which more than 15,000 people have attended).

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 12:13 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:55 PM ET
  • Sarah Klimm

    Sarah Klimm

    Sarah Klimm is a game changer in Regina. She works at Saskatchewan Abilities Council, where she helps individuals with special needs achieve goals.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 12:03 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:54 PM ET
  • Rachel Molnar

    Rachel Molnar

    Kindness and passion are two words that purrfectly describe Rachel Molnar, a dedicated volunteer and tireless advocate for felines in Regina.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 11:57 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:54 PM ET
  • Jackie Straub

    Jackie Straub

    Jackie Straub is the epitome of what a small business owner and entrepreneur should be. She has been and continues to be at the forefront of Regina downtown restaurants.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 11:51 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:52 PM ET
  • Caitlin Glencross

    Caitlin Glencross

    Caitlin Glencross opened The Ligthouse Serving The Battlefords in January 2015 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 11:44 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 09, 2016 6:27 PM ET
  • Mylan Tootoosis

    Mylan Tootoosis

    Mylan Tootoosis's roots are in Poundmaker Cree Nation, located within Treaty Six Territory. He is currently a doctoral student in the department of indigenous studies at the University of Saskatchewan.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 11:26 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:50 PM ET
  • Catherine Okolita

    Catherine Okolita

    Catherine Okolita, 7, is a thoughtful, kind, compassionate and amazing little girl with a big heart, big ideas and a desire to help people and her community.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 11:08 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:46 PM ET
  • Hayley Carlson

    Hayley Carlson

    Hayley Carlson, a Regina-born environmentalist who loves to fish, takes sustainability seriously.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 10:56 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:44 PM ET
  • Regan Hinchcliffe

    Regan Hinchcliffe

    Regan Hinchcliffe has been involved in raising close to $70,000 for numerous non-profits and charities across Saskatchewan through musical events, busking at festivals and most notably, a charity brainchild of his called 1 "Like" = $1 launched through his company, sMedia.ca.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 10:37 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:40 PM ET
  • Chris Kolinski

    Chris Kolinski

    Chris Kolinski is a leader in the independent mortgage business. He has created a great brand and education surrounding this industry.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 1:01 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:35 PM ET
  • Stephen M. Davies

    Stephen M. Davies

    Stephen M. Davies came up with a solution that allows municipalities and First Nation communities to be in contact with 911 services through cell phone use.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 12:57 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:26 PM ET
  • Brian Pfefferle

    Brian Pfefferle

    At age 32, Brian Pfefferle has become one of the leading criminal lawyers in Saskatchewan.

    Posted: Mar 06, 2016 6:50 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:10 PM ET
  • Brit MacDonald

    Brit MacDonald

    Brit MacDonald is the urban agriculture manager with the Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre

    Posted: Mar 06, 2016 6:40 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:08 PM ET
  • Janelle Pewapsonias

    Janelle Pewapsonias

    Thirty-year-old Janelle Pewapsconias has been an inspiration in countless volunteer positions in Saskatoon.

    Posted: Mar 06, 2016 6:24 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:06 PM ET
  • Nick Peti

    Nick Peti

    Dr. Nick Peti is an attending vascular surgeon at St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon.

    Posted: Mar 06, 2016 6:10 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:06 PM ET
  • Hilary Gough

    Hilary Gough

    Hilary Gough is the operations manager of Upstream and plays a critical role in the young and nimble organization.

    Posted: Mar 06, 2016 5:46 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:59 PM ET
  • Jennifer Sedor

    Jennifer Sedor

    Jennifer Sedor has worked actively in all departments of Cornerstone Family and Youth (CFY), a non-profit devoted to offering positive recreational and educational experiences for kids in Carlyle, Sask.

    Posted: Mar 06, 2016 5:31 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:56 PM ET
  • James Dennis

    James Dennis

    James Dennis is a 38-year-old entrepreneur and father of four born and raised in Saskatchewan.

    Posted: Mar 06, 2016 5:20 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:55 PM ET
  • Talitha Smadu

    Talitha Smadu

    Talitha Smadu is the 26-year-old co-founder of Ayden Creative, a boutique marketing firm in Regina, Sask.

    Posted: Mar 06, 2016 5:10 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:54 PM ET
  • Atul Dhir

    Atul Dhir

    Atul Dhir is a 32-year-old dentist who trained at the University of Saskatchewan.

    Posted: Mar 06, 2016 4:48 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:53 PM ET
  • Jess Paul

    Jess Paul

    Jess Paul is a communications worker, certified personal trainer, and is past president of the Regina Garden Associates.

    Posted: Mar 05, 2016 6:45 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:05 PM ET
  • Kari Calder

    Kari Calder

    Kari Calder, 39, is a successful real estate agent, advocate, and role model. She is a businessperson, coach, mentor, devoted mother, and wife.

    Posted: Mar 05, 2016 6:25 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:05 PM ET
  • Chris Mckee

    Chris Mckee

    Chris Mckee, 35, is a hockey coach, father, and owner of Beyond Connections Consulting.

    Posted: Mar 05, 2016 6:04 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:04 PM ET
  • Tyler Gray

    Tyler Gray

    Tyler Gray, 30, is the communications, advocacy and project funding coordinator with Carmichael Outreach in Regina.

    Posted: Mar 05, 2016 5:48 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:03 PM ET
  • John Desjarlais

    John Desjarlais

    John Desjarlais volunteers with many organizations to advance indigenous participation in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

    Posted: Mar 05, 2016 5:44 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:51 PM ET
  • Conrad Neufeldt

    Conrad Neufeldt

    Conrad Neufeldt, 28, is a self-starter who strives to be a strong and valuable resource in both his business and community lives.

    Posted: Mar 05, 2016 5:39 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:02 PM ET
  • Sheryl Okemaysim

    Sheryl Okemaysim

    36-year-old Sheryl Okemaysim works for the RCMP and in her time off she's a stellar soccer coach. Okemaysim is the co-founder of Native Sons Soccer Team and has helped more than 200 First Nations and Métis youth travel the globe to play soccer.

    Posted: Mar 05, 2016 5:29 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:02 PM ET
  • Renne Lerat

    Renee Lerat

    Renee Lerat, 25, works three jobs and is currently in her final year to become a registered nurse.

    Posted: Mar 05, 2016 5:15 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 1:01 PM ET
  • Kim Sadowsky

    Kim Sadowsky

    Kim Sadowsky teaches native studies at Thom Collegiate in Regina and was the recipient of the Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2015.

    Posted: Mar 05, 2016 5:12 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:47 PM ET
  • Don Sparrow

    Don Sparrow

    Don Sparrow is a mainstay of the Saskatchewan arts scene, and a tireless booster for Canadian pop culture.

    Posted: Mar 05, 2016 4:44 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:44 PM ET
  • Ryan Jacobson

    Ryan Jacobson

    Ryan Jacobson is the CEO of the Saskatchewan Safety Council.

    Posted: Mar 04, 2016 9:01 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:43 PM ET
  • John Thimothy

    John Thimothy

    John Thimothy, the 26-year-old founder of the Regina International Film Festival and Awards (RIFFA), is an actor and playwright originally from India.

    Posted: Mar 04, 2016 8:52 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:42 PM ET
  • Heather Lake

    Heather Lake

    As a teacher, activist, master's student and musician, 31-year-old Heather Lake's commitment to bettering her community is unwavering.

    Posted: Mar 04, 2016 8:42 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:38 PM ET
  • Corey Bugler

    Corey Bugler

    Corey Bugler is a great role model to younger generations of First Nations and Métis soccer players.

    Posted: Mar 04, 2016 8:11 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:36 PM ET
  • Melissa Squire

    Melissa Squire

    On top of being nominated in the Business and Entrepreneurship category, Melissa Squire could easily fit into two additional categories: Arts, Culture and Entertainment as well as Community and Social Activism.

    Posted: Mar 04, 2016 7:57 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:31 PM ET
  • Elaine M. Will

    Elaine Will

    Thirty-year-old Elaine M. Will has helped increase the profile of self-published Saskatchewan comic artists and graphic novel authors with her work on the Xeric Award-winning mental health drama and graphic novel, Look Straight Ahead.

    Posted: Mar 04, 2016 3:20 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 09, 2016 6:28 PM ET
  • Adrienne Fedorowich

    Adrienne Fedorowich

    Adrienne Fedorowich is the director of design and owner of Studio 2.0 Interior Design. She was born and raised in Saskatchewan and after moving away to Calgary for schooling she returned back to Saskatchewan to open and operate her own business.

    Posted: Mar 03, 2016 3:28 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:33 PM ET
  • Nick Murray

    Nick Murray

    Nick Murray, 32, created the online alternative news source OMJ in Moose Jaw.

    Posted: Mar 03, 2016 12:56 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:37 PM ET
  • Osemis Isbister-Bear

    Osemis Isbister-Bear

    Osemis (Don) Isbister-Bear is a thriving First Nations community leader in Saskatoon. Osemis is both a professional and community builder through his volunteer efforts.

    Posted: Mar 03, 2016 12:32 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:35 PM ET
  • Jack Saddleback

    Jack Saddleback

    26-year-old Jack Saddleback is an advocate for undergraduate students and for transgendered people, for those struggling with mental health issues, and for victims of sexual assault.

    Posted: Mar 02, 2016 1:28 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 10:26 AM ET
  • Clara Edvi

    Clara Edvi

    Clara Edvi is a 32-year-old make-up artist and entrepreneur. She is the owner of The Make-Up Lounge & Style Bar in Regina which is committed to using natural, non-toxic products.

    Posted: Mar 01, 2016 1:46 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 09, 2016 6:29 PM ET
  • Sarah Garden

    Sarah Garden

    Sarah is owner of Bodhi Tree Yoga in Regina and is one of Saskatchewan's leading yoga therapists.

    Posted: Mar 01, 2016 1:13 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 09, 2016 6:26 PM ET
  • Danny Papadatos

    Danny Papadatos

    Danny has worked tirelessly for the LGBTQ community of Saskatoon. The Saskatoon Pride Festival has made major strides in the past years since he's become chair.

    Posted: Mar 01, 2016 11:33 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 09, 2016 6:29 PM ET
  • Ryan Kendall

    Ryan Kendall

    Ryan Kendall is 24 and has Prader-Willi syndrome. Despite living with such a challenging condition he has risen above the odds and flourished.

    Posted: Feb 29, 2016 2:11 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 09, 2016 6:25 PM ET
  • Avnee Paranjape

    Avnee Paranjape

    Avnee Paranjape is currently the President of the English Student Association and last year was the President of the Engineers Without Borders student organization.

    Posted: Mar 10, 2016 4:30 PM ET
  • Dustan Hlady

    Dustin Hlady

    Aside from being a father and an Educational Assistant, Dustan Hlady, 35, also plays a heavy role in local politics.

    Posted: Mar 10, 2016 3:19 PM ET
  • Kate Herriot

    Kate Herriot

    Kate Herriot, 29, is a fixture in the Saskatchewan arts scene and contributes to enhancing culture in the province.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 10:24 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:47 PM ET
  • Janine Windolp

    Janine Windolph

    Thirty-four-year-old Janine Windolph is an interdisciplinary artist; she is an educator, filmmaker, performer, producer/director, multimedia storyteller and entrepreneur.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 9:35 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:27 PM ET
  • Misty Longman

    Misty Longman

    Misty Longman is the Manager of the Aboriginal Student Centre at the University of Regina.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 9:18 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:26 PM ET
  • Chasity Delorme

    Chasity Delorme

    Chasity Delorme is a 38-year-old Cree woman from the Cowessess First Nation in Treaty 4 territory. She is a mother, community leader and student advocate.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 8:57 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:26 PM ET
  • Tenille Campbell

    Tenille Campbell

    Tenille Campbell is a talented creative and a single mother. She is a PhD student. She is an indigenous woman whose work is shattering stereotypes and challenging the current imagery about love and lust within indigenous communities and relationships.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 8:24 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:47 PM ET
  • Michelle Grunerud

    Michelle Grunerud

    A double major graduate from the University of Regina, upon leaving school, Michelle Grunerud quickly found that her passion in life was helping others in her community.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 8:14 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:46 PM ET
  • Mitchell Anderson

    Mitchell Anderson

    Mitchell Anderson is an advocate for social justice and strengthening communities. With a women and gender studies degree, a master's in business administration and working toward ordination in the United Church of Canada, he brings a well-rounded perspective to his work.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 8:03 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:45 PM ET
  • Teagan Littlechief

    Teagan Littlechief

    Teagan Littlechief is a singer-songwriter who had a number one single on the national aboriginal countdown last summer with I'll Bring The Party. Her current single, Hell Bent, Heaven Bound is getting airplay all over Canada, as well as Australia and Japan.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 7:58 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:44 PM ET
  • Neil Kalra

    Neil Kalra

    Dr. Neil Kalra is a 25-year-old diagnostic radiology resident physician at the University of Saskatchewan. Neil graduated from the College of Medicine at the U of S in 2014, and is an exceptional individual who has demonstrated a great deal of dedication to the well-being of Saskatchewan residents, his profession, and the community at large.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 7:35 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:40 PM ET
  • Jen Lane

    Jen Lane

    Jen Lane is a well-respected recording artist and performer from Saskatoon. Her dedication to her art is unparalleled, as is her approach to the business and promotion of her music.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 7:31 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:40 PM ET
  • Kirk Morrison

    Kirk Morrison

    Kirk Morrison is into filmmaking. He writes and acts in films for the Ling Awards. It is a fun awards show, loosely based on the Academy Awards, but the awards are for friendship, held every year in Saskatoon for the past 10 years.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 7:26 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:39 PM ET
  • Myles Morrison

    Myles Morrison

    Myles Morrison is a comedian, writer and actor in Saskatoon. He performs locally and throughout Saskatchewan and North America.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 7:21 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:39 PM ET
  • Jarron Yee

    Jarron Yee

    Jarron Yee was the very first aboriginal owner and operator of a pharmacy in our great province. He opened up The Medicine Shoppe on 9th Ave North in 2010. He is a proud to be of both Chinese and Lakota Sioux from the Wood Mountain First Nation.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 7:13 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:38 PM ET
  • Renata Huyghebaert

    Renata Huyghebaert

    Renata Huyghebaert is a talented, hard-working and passionate young woman advocating for social justice and environmental sustainability in the community.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 7:03 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:35 PM ET
  • Heather Abbey

    Heather Abbey

    Heather Abbey is a mother and businesswoman from Little Pine First Nation. She placed in nine business competitions to start her businesses, and is quick to credit her peers and mentees as her driving force.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 6:58 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:31 PM ET
  •  Jordynn Delorme

    Jordynn Delorme

    Jordynn Delorme, is a 17 year old Plains Cree woman from the Cowessess First Nation. Jordynn is a jingle dress powwow dancer and was the Cowessess Senior Powwow Princess summer 2013, also in the 2013 summer, she had the chance to train Camille Munro who is Miss World Canada 2013.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 6:26 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:29 PM ET
  • Levi Carleton

    Levi Carleton

    Levi Carleton has been the owner and operator of IRON Beauty Ink, hair and ink studio for three years. Clientele comes from Regina and surrounding areas.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:59 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:30 PM ET
  • Brock Andrews

    Brock Andrews

    Brock Andrews is a country music recording artist and an international award-winning songwriter from Saskatoon. In 2015, he wrote a song called Country Strong, which features three stories from small town Saskatchewan about neighbours and farmers coming together to help each other in a time of need.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:55 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:30 PM ET
  • Sean Devin

    Sean Devin

    Sean Devin is a transformational business leader who has had the opportunity to work with companies around the world in various executive roles.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:49 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:29 PM ET
  • Micheal Langan

    Micheal Langan

    Micheal Langan, from Cote First Nation, moved to Regina almost 20 years ago and immersed himself in the local skateboard community, where he has remained a prominent member ever since. Last spring Micheal launched his own skateboard company Colonialism Skateboards, to draw attention to, and have skateboarders engage with, complex and untelling aspects of indigenous Canadian history and culture.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:44 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:28 PM ET
  • Miranda Field

    Miranda Field

    Miranda Field is an internationally recognized and award winning teacher who is devoted to local, provincial, national and global education.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:40 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:25 PM ET
  • Tracey Steel

    Tracey Steel

    Tracey Steel is the clinical operations manager for STARS Air Ambulance. Tracey is also actively involved in participating in fundraising activities that are responsible for half of our funding model. In addition to her management duties, she is a flight nurse and provides critical care transport to the critically ill and injured residents of the province of Saskatchewan.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:35 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:25 PM ET
  • Jordan Brown

    Jordan Brown

    Jordan Brown is a Saskatoon entrepreneur who wants to help young business owners take things to the next level. With this passion, Jordan left the big name firm in Calgary and returned home to start Lift Accounting for startups & small businesses in the Saskatoon area.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:31 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:20 PM ET
  • Raquel Pasap

    Raquel Pasap

    Raquel Pasap is a motivated, humble leader at age 25. She is a Nakota woman from Carry The Kettle First Nation, located within Treaty 4 territory. A MPA graduate student at Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, Raquel is community-oriented and is always seeking opportunities to volunteer.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:26 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:19 PM ET
  • Brad Schiele

    Brad Schiele

    As an entrepreneur, Brad Schiele has founded two successful businesses in Saskatchewan.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:21 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:12 PM ET
  • Joanna Sanders

    Joanna Sanders

    Joanna Sanders is an accomplished educator and an innovative educational leader with a passion for integrating technology into the classroom to engage students to think and work together in new ways.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:02 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:11 PM ET
  • Ashley Norton

    Ashley Norton

    Ashley Norton, 33, is a woman of Dene/Cree and Metis decent. Her passion is working in the aboriginal community since she graduated from high school.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:57 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:10 PM ET
  • Lisa Greig

    Lisa Greig

    Lisa Greig's passion is life and death, believing that when we die happy we have lived bravely. Raised in small-town Saskatchewan, she returned home with her BSW degree from Ryerson and national recognition as a team captain and award-winning varsity basketball player.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:50 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:10 PM ET
  • Michaella Shannon

    Michaella Shannon

    Michaella Shannon is a member of Frog Lake First Nation. She is a student, model, actress, singer, and facilitator. She studies aboriginal justice and criminology with ambition to become a criminal lawyer.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:45 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:09 PM ET
  • Evan King

    Evan King

    Evan King is an exceptionally talented social worker and community activist. He has worked tirelessly not only within Saskatchewan, but internationally to support many diverse populations.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:40 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:08 PM ET
  • Bob Deutscher

    Bob Deutscher

    Bob Deutscher is a food traveler and photographer that works for many publications local or across Canada.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:35 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:08 PM ET
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    Tyler Eaglesham

    Tyler Eaglesham, 29, is a well known figure in the Rugby and teaching scene.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:26 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:33 PM ET
  • Michael Lavis

    Michael Lavis

    Michael relocated to Canada in July 2009 to become Creative Options Regina (COR) founding Executive Director.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:24 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:32 PM ET
  • Kyle Moffatt

    Kyle Moffatt

    Kyle Moffatt is a young entrepreneur who has used his personal tragedy to advocate for mental health changes in our province.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:21 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:37 PM ET
  • Lacey Gerbrandt

    Lacey Gerbrandt

    Lacey, 34, has always had a love for farming and the agriculture industry. In 2014, she co-founded CONNECT, an initiative to celebrate agriculture with a focus on awareness, appreciation and support for all farmers.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:18 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:32 PM ET
  • Jody Berglund

    Jody Berglund

    Jody is currently involved with The Think AGRI-ENVIRONMENT Initiative demonstrating diversity in agricultural careers to high school students and promoting a healthy relationship with the land.​

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:13 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:31 PM ET
  • Jesse Radu

    Jesse Radu

    For more than a decade, Jesse Radu, 36, has used his skills as a Chartered Professional Accountant to help nonprofit organizations enhance their internal controls, governance, and financial reporting.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:11 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:31 PM ET
  • Raven Dee

    Raven Dee

    Raven Dee, 29, is an established freelance Makeup Artist in Regina, Saskatchewan.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:05 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:28 PM ET
  • Aadon Fieger

    Aadon Fieger

    Aadon Fieger is currently an Associate at McDougall Gauley, LLP.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:03 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:30 PM ET
  • Erin Goodpipe

    Erin Goodpipe

    Erin Goodpipe is a proud Dakota woman of the Oceti Sakowin or "Seven Council Fires" nation (also known as the Sioux Nation). She is one of the Co-Hosts of the TV Show "RezX - An Indigenous Lifestyles Show for Everyone", which covers Indigenous issues and events.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:01 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:29 PM ET
  • Nicole Cook

    Nicole Cook

    Nicole Cook, 32, is a mother of two —Ethan 10 and Jackson, six— and COO of Hope's Home, a medical daycare, which provides services for children with complex medical needs, early learning programs, daycare, respite and supportive living.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 3:50 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:27 PM ET
  • Rachel Engler-Stringer

    Rachel Engler-Stringer

    Rachel Engler-Stringer, 39, is an Associate Professor in Community Health and Epidemiology at the U of S. She researches food environments especially among those living in poverty and in marginalized communities.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 3:43 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:25 PM ET
  • Janz Stein

    Janz Stein

    Janz Stein, 34, is a well rounded athlete and role model who represents perseverance, strength and over coming life struggles by living life to the fullest.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 3:41 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:24 PM ET
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    Ruth Whelan

    Ruth Whelan, 36, typically meets people on one of the worst days of their lives. If you have suffered the effects of a stroke in Saskatoon, you may know Ruth and you will have experienced her commitment to providing excellence in stroke care and recovery.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 3:38 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:24 PM ET
  • Aimee Schulhauser

    Aimee Schulhauser

    Aimee Schulhauser, 38, is a chef, teacher, and the owner of three businesses in Regina.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 3:35 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:51 PM ET
  • Natasha Hnidy

    Natasha Hnidy

    Natasha Hnidy has over a decade of experience in advertising and communications and brings a highly-skilled perspective to her work and the community. During the day, she is Digital Marketing Specialist at Superior Cabinets and in her spare time she runs a successful custom woodworking business, Rhine Artisans.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 3:31 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:23 PM ET
  • Zachari Logan

    Zachari Logan

    Zachari Logan, 35, is a Saskatoon-born artist working in drawing, ceramics and installation practices. His work has been exhibited widely in group and solo exhibitions throughout North America and Europe, and can be found in public and private collections worldwide.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 3:30 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:23 PM ET
  • Renee Hoffart

    Renee Hoffart

    Renee Hoffart, 26, serves in the human services sector to empower victims of domestic violence through her work at Family Service Regina in the Domestic Violence Unit.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 3:22 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:46 PM ET
  • Carmen Loncar

    Carmen Loncar

    Carmen Loncar, 30, is an accredited music therapist working in Saskatoon who combines her passion for music with a desire to help others

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 3:20 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:22 PM ET
  • Melanie Hankewich

    Melanie Hankewich

    One of Saskatchewan's most recognizable independent musicians, Melanie Hankewich, encapsulates artistic community.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 3:14 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:22 PM ET
  • Rob Woods

    Rob Woods

    Rob Woods, 39, is an emergency medicine physician in Saskatoon.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 3:14 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 11:06 PM ET
  • Tori-Lynn Wanuch

    Tori-lynn Wanotch

    Tori-lynn Wanotch is an advocate for Indigenous women, a community activist, volunteer, amazing foster mom of three, entrepreneur, fashion designer, leader, capacity builder, and facilitator on violence prevention, safety, self-confidence and empowerment.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 3:07 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:20 PM ET
  • Kevin Bergeron

    Kevin Bergeron

    Kevin, 34, is the President and Co-Owner of MiEnergy, Saskatchewan's leading solar and geothermal energy company

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 3:03 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:21 PM ET
  • Mark Dallyn

    Mark Dallyn

    Mark is a 29-year-old man from Dorintosh, Sask. who is the heart and soul of Healing Haven wildlife rehabilitation.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 2:09 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:19 PM ET
  • Alexandra Jarrett

    Alexandra Jarrett

    Alexandra Jarrett attended the University of Saskatchewan and studied commerce. She is a dedicated mother and exemplary multi-tasker with a passion for personal growth and making a difference through her work as a photographer, small business owner, model, and avid social media trailblazer.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 2:08 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:20 PM ET
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    Geneen Sparvier

    Geneen's company Once Race, provides healthy plans to eating and sells clothing.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 2:05 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:21 PM ET
  • Darren Candow

    Darren Candow

    Darren Candow, PhD, is a Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research in the Faculty of Kinesiology & Health Studies at the University of Regina.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 1:43 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:19 PM ET
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    Jenny Ryan

    Jenny Ryan formed LadyBits to give a voice to female improv actors and Saskatchewan is definitely listening!

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 1:34 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:00 PM ET
  • Dana Carriere

    Dana Carriere

    Dana Carriere is the President of the Indigenous Graduate Students Council and the Aboriginal Liason to the Graduate Students Association at the U of S and a tireless and passionate advocate for the unique needs of Indigenous Graduate Students.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 1:22 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:18 PM ET
  • Faizah Jamil

    Faizah Jamil

    Throughout her adult life Faizah Jamil has demonstrated qualities that set her apart from her peers as a unique leader.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 1:15 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:17 PM ET
  • Brett Park

    Brett Park

    Brett Park has lived in Saskatchewan his entire life. Born in Neilburg, Sask. he now lives in Regina where he is co-founder and lead developer for Shiverware Mobile and IoT Solutions.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 1:03 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:15 PM ET
  • candice grant

    Candice Grant

    Candice Grant is a Saskatoon lawyer with a commitment to giving back to her community.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 12:46 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:58 PM ET
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    LJ Kimbley

    LJ, 21, currently sits as a Director of the Prince Albert Winter Festival board

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 12:44 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 14, 2016 1:32 PM ET
  • Amanda Guthrie

    Amanda Guthrie

    Amanda Guthrie is a 25-year-old cancer survivor, community activist, queer intersectional feminist, and advocate for persons living with disabilities.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 12:36 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:07 PM ET
  • Chantal Hounjet

    Chantal Hounjet

    Chantal Hounjet is known for co-founding The Princess Shop, as well as her company Fresh Living.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 12:30 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:07 PM ET
  • Hassan Siddiqui, a 19 year old student of University of Regina

    Hassan Siddiqui

    Hassan Siddiqui, 19, is a student of University of Regina

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 12:26 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:06 PM ET
  •  Andrew Wagner

    Andrew Wagner

    Andrew Wagner established Maison Fine Homes and Interior Design with his partner in 2010.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 12:20 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:57 PM ET
  • Haroon Chaudhry

    Haroon Chaudhry

    Haroon Chaudhry has diligently worked to become the Associate Dean of the UR International Student Services.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 11:57 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:56 PM ET
  • Ryan Watson

    Ryan Watson

    Ryan Watson was born and raised in Saskatoon, is a prairie boy to the core and a natural born artist in a trade that dates back to the beginning of civilization.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 11:53 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:53 PM ET
  • Susan Seida

    Susan Seida

    As a Project Management Professional, or PMP, Susan Seida is a strong advocate for the development of talented Project Managers in Saskatchewan.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 11:45 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:52 PM ET
  • Rachelle Ternier

    Rachelle Ternier

    Rachelle is a passionate, vibrant and energetic advocate for local food, local seeds, sustainability, and food security.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 11:36 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:54 PM ET
  • Skye Brandon

    Skye Brandon

    Skye Brandon is a Saskatchewan actor, director and producer born in Prince Albert, raised in Melfort, and based in Saskatoon, Sask.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 11:18 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:48 PM ET
  • Kale Johnson

    Kale Johnson

    Kale Johnson is that type of person and hits home run after home run. He has been the Associate Director of Saskatchewan Blue Cross Recess Guardians since 2010 and he is an integral reason why they are working with over 150 schools across the province.

    Posted: Mar 07, 2016 10:47 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 3:59 PM ET
  • Mike Gerrand

    Mike Gerrand

    Mike, 38, is the Director of Operations for Street Culture Works in Regina.

    Posted: Mar 10, 2016 5:04 PM ET
  • Ryan Malley

    Ryan Malley

    Ryan is a lawyer and community volunteer in Regina. Especially active with the Kin Canada, as a member of the Queen City Kinsmen.

    Posted: Mar 10, 2016 4:40 PM ET
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    Caillin Rodonets

    CC RezQs, co-founded by Caillin Rodonets, is a registered Non-Profit organization with the goal of rescuing, rehabilitating, and relocating stray dogs from First Nations communities across the province.

    Posted: Mar 09, 2016 2:07 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:43 PM ET
  • Steve Thomson

    Steve Thomson

    Over 10 years ago, Steve, 31, began Hardpressed out of his basement.

    Posted: Mar 09, 2016 1:18 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:19 PM ET
  • Myke Agecoutay

    Myke Agecoutay

    Myke Agecoutay is from the Muscowpetung Saulteaux First Nation. He has always focused his life on community development and helping others.

    Posted: Mar 09, 2016 11:37 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:18 PM ET
  • Chris Tyrone Ross

    Chris Tyrone Ross

    At 35, Chris Tyrone Ross is the CEO of RezX Indigenous Media, which operates a variety of multi media projects including RezX Digital Magazine, a weekly TV show (RezX) on Access7, a Podcast Network and services like Web Design, Graphic Design and Video/Audio Production.

    Posted: Mar 09, 2016 11:25 AM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:17 PM ET
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    Chelsey Lemke

    From her career as Fund Development Manager with Habitat for Humanity Regina to her work a Labour and Postpartum Doula, Chelsey’s main focus in life is to leave the world a better place.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 7:11 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:54 PM ET
  • Leah Ferguson

    Leah Ferguson

    Dr. Leah Ferguson is a Métis Assistant Professor of Kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan, an award-winning teacher and has recently received several prestigious Provincial and National research grants.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 7:03 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:10 PM ET
  • Ayesha Ali

    Ayesha Ali

    Ayesha Ali, 24, is fiercely passionate about preventing the toll breast cancer has on women from across all backgrounds. This drive led her to start the first ever Youth Advisory Council Chapter in Saskatchewan two years ago to raise awareness among the youth about breast cancer.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 6:56 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:54 PM ET
  • Jamal-e-Fatima Rafat

    Jamal-e-Fatima Rafat

    Jamal is an ardent volunteer, a liaison for the interfaith and intercultural community in Regina and a firm believer in taking small consistent steps to build a stronger and a better community.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 6:52 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:15 PM ET
  • steph senger

    Steph Senger

    Steph Senger, 27, is a director of a non-profit dog rescue that focuses on stray dogs on First Nations communities.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 6:41 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:47 PM ET
  • Andrea Hansen

    Andrea Hansen

    Andrea is a business owner and she gives back by meeting with Saskatchewan businesses to provide advice in group benefits, leadership development training and advice in building employee engagement & retention strategies.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 6:38 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:16 PM ET
  • Jonah Toth

    Jonah Toth

    Jonah has worked tirelessly to promote the "Me to We" philosophy within his school. He has helped to established not just a vibrant "Me to We" Team within his school, but the philosophy has spread to other schools within the Regina Public School Board.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 6:29 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:14 PM ET
  • Chris Robinson

    Chris Robinson

    Chris is Cree from the Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation where he resides and works for the Federal Government since 2003.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 6:29 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:11 PM ET
  • Jennifer campbell

    Jennifer Campbell

    Jennifer 32, is a successful health and fitness blogger and women’s health advocate in Saskatchewan as well as around the world.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 6:17 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:16 PM ET
  • Marylou Mintram

    Marylou Mintram

    Marylou Mintram of the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation, MB, is now living in Saskatoon, SK. She's an accomplished cultural instructor, project coordinator, producer, fashion designer, capacity builder, mother, facilitator, leader, and volunteer with a passion for making social change.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 6:16 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:08 PM ET
  • Rowan Pantel

    Rowan Pantel

    Rowan, 31, is a great soul and a tireless advocate for Saskatchewan arts, having co-founded 2 arts organizations, The Cabinet Collective and Prairie Puppet Underground.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 6:08 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:07 PM ET
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    Helen Oro

    Helen, 29, is a mother, a wife, and a young entrepreneur of Helen Oro Designs.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 6:07 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:07 PM ET
  • Rachel Loewen Walker

    Rachel Loewen Walker

    Rachel Loewen Walker, 34, is a fierce force in her community generally, and the LGBTQ community specifically.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 6:02 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:07 PM ET
  • David Eisenzimmer

    David Eisenzimmer

    David enjoys making a positive impact on people's lives which ripples into happier people at work, home and their communities.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:55 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:13 PM ET
  • Tyson McShane

    Tyson McShane

    Tyson McShane is a musician, event organizer, city planner, and tireless promoter of Saskatchewan's music scene.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:46 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:11 PM ET
  • Jannica Hoskins

    Jannica Hoskins

    Jannica Hoskins is a Saskatoon-based social changemaker, artisan, independent filmmaker (founder of Fallen Feather Productions), musician, mentor, mother, cultural educator, volunteer, board member and project coordinator originally from Vancouver, BC.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:39 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:06 PM ET
  • Megan Wells

    Megan Wells

    Megan Wells, 32, thrives working with youth and adults as part of the self-advocacy movement where she has led the development of the Individual and Collective Advocacy Network; empowering hundreds of people in their own lives.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:37 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:03 PM ET
  • Mark Anderson

    Mark Anderson

    Mark Anderson's collaborative approach has made real change to our healthcare system. As VP of Business Development at 3sHealth, the 34-year-old has demonstrated an ability to motivate a wide group of stakeholders. This has led to the creation of new health system services.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:34 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:03 PM ET
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    Susanne Berg

    Susanne, 33, is currently the General Manager of Persephone Theatre in Saskatoon.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:31 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:02 PM ET
  • Jaime Lavallee

    Jaime Lavallee

    Jaime, 38, currently works for File Hills Qu'Appelle Tribal Council as the Director of Indigenous Governance, Law & Policy.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:30 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:01 PM ET
  • Mohammad Rafati

    Rafati Mohammad

    Mohammad is a PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering at U of S. Although new to Canada, he had already contributed a great deal to the development of innovation in Saskatchewan and its people.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:28 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:14 PM ET
  • Taylor Pfeifer

    Taylor Pfeifer

    Taylor Pfeifer has been contributing to the social and economic landscape of SK since he was a high school student.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:28 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:03 PM ET
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    Ali Cadili

    Through an innovative minimally invasive gallbladder surgical procedure Dr. Ali Cadili, 39, is transforming modern medicine in Western Canada.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:28 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:53 PM ET
  • Kari Wuttunee

    Kari Wuttunee

    Kari is a Cree woman from the Red Pheasant First Nation and currently works at works for SHR as an Aboriginal Community Developer.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:27 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:00 PM ET
  • Kari Herbert

    Kari Herbert

    Kari Herbert, 39, was recognized with an award for her work in Health and Wellness by The Wiichihiwayshinawn Foundation.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:23 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:52 PM ET
  • Alicia Soulier

    Alicia Soulier

    Alicia, 29, has won Saskatchewan Hairstylist of the year, two years in a row and has been nominated for Canadian hairstylist of the year.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:22 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:50 PM ET
  • Lisa Mumm

    Lisa Mumm

    Lisa Mumm is the owner of Mumms Sprouting Seeds, and a very active supporter of organic agriculture in Saskatchewan, and Canada.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:20 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:11 PM ET
  • Ashley Howard

    Ashley Howard

    Since moving to Saskatchewan in 2014, Ashley Howard has made her mark. At only 26, Ashley represented the province at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:20 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:52 PM ET
  • Brendan Flaherty

    Brendan Flaherty

    Brendan, 26, is a poet, a community organizer, a political satirist and a prolific event host.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:19 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:51 PM ET
  • Kimberly Davy

    Kim Davy

    Kim, 29, is an advocate of sport for development brought a charitable cause close to her heart all the way to Saskatchewan - motionball for Special Olympics.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:16 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:49 PM ET
  • Shaina Lynden

    Shaina Lynden

    Shaina Lynden, BScKin 2005, is a member of Yellow Quill first nation and is currently a Police officer with the Saskatoon Police Service.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:15 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 5:12 PM ET
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    Keisha Sharp

    Keisha Sharp, 28, is an in motion consultant for the Saskatoon Health Region, where she promotes the health benefits of physical activity and aims to motivate all residents to incorporate physical activity into their daily lives.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:14 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:49 PM ET
  • Shane Henry

    Shane Henry

    Shane Henry, 30, is an up and coming mind in the field of education policy.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:13 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:48 PM ET
  • Mariana Brito

    Mariana Brito

    Mariana has been working on her project The Backyard where she combines her global background with a passion for organic food & strong relationships with farmers, centring the flavours of modern Mexican cuisine in the landscape of the Canadian prairie.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:12 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:47 PM ET
  • Vanessa Schellenberg

    Vanessa Schellenberg

    Vanessa Schellenberg is a Treaty First Nations woman from Beardy's and Okemaysis First Nation. She is a registered nurse and a proud mother to 3 beautiful children and is also married to the love of her life.

    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 5:00 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:47 PM ET
  • Breanna Glasser

    Breanna Glasser

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    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:58 PM ET
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  • Aaron Fosseneuve

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    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:47 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:45 PM ET
  • Chelsa Reil

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    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:43 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:41 PM ET
  • Alison Kawa

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    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:42 PM ET
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  • Sabrina Bovee

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    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:39 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 11, 2016 7:18 AM ET
  • Jeff Wandzura

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    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:37 PM ET
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  • Cady Shaw

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    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:33 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:44 PM ET
  • Kara Dubyk

    Kara Dubyk

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    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:31 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:40 PM ET
  • Cote Campbell

    Cote Campbell

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    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:30 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:41 PM ET
  • Chantel Buffalo

    Chantel Buffalo

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    Posted: Mar 08, 2016 4:27 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:42 PM ET

About #CBCFuture40

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Nomination period is from 6:00am February 29 til March 8 at 12:00pm CST.

40 nominees will be selected by a panel of judges and will be included on CBC Saskatchewan’s Future 40 list.

We will announce the winners here at cbc.ca/future40 during the week of March 14 to March 17 on CBC Radio One's The Morning Edition, Saskatoon Morning and CBC News: Saskatchewan at 6.

#CBCFuture40 Benefits:

  • Every Future 40 winner will be profiled on CBC Radio One's The Morning Edition, Saskatoon Morning, CBC Saskatchewan News at 6 the week of March 14-17.
  • All Future 40 winners will also be invited to an exclusive networking reception on Friday, March 18 from 5-8pm in Saskatoon at the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel's Top of the Inn.
  • All finalists will receive a profile for the Future 40 winner on cbc.ca/sask and cbc.ca/saskatoon, exclusive rights to use the Future 40 logo and brand for promotional purposes for their business or organization, and CBC Saskatchewan Future 40 engraved award and exclusive invitation to be a part of #CBCFuture40 alumni events.
  • In addition SIGA (Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority), our sponsor, will be contributing a $2,000 award to one of our 2016 Future 40 winners charity of choice (from a list of SIGA supported charities). The winner must be in attendance at the networking reception at the time of the draw on Friday, March 18.

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Thank you to our venue sponsor The Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon for providing the Top of the Inn space for our CBC Future 40 networking event on Friday, March 18.

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