The Storytellers

Meet storytellers like you

We come together here to share stories about the power of sport to change lives and to change communities.

The storytellers you'll meet here are just like you - they have experienced sport in a way that captures its positive power to make a difference for one person or for many.

These storytellers took a simple first step and shared their story here for you - to help you learn from the experience, to generate conversations about sport4change, and to encourage you to share a story about how sport made change around you.


City: Vancouver Province: BC Storyteller: Judy McGuire MoreSports Contact: Dick Woldring MoreSports is a collaborative initiative that provides sustainable sport and physical activity opportunities...My Profile


City: OTTAWA Province: Ontario Upon discovering my own Métis heritage while in high school, my passion has since been about the positive growth and empowerment of Aboriginal youth as vibrant, active...My Profile

Toronto Sport Leadership

City: Toronto Province: Ontario Joy Levy We're providing young people in diverse and vulnerable neighbourhoods the opportunity to gain skills and certification as sporting coaches and as instructors...My Profile

Street Soccer Canada

City: Toronto Province: Ontario Paul Gregory Over 2000 players have passed through the street soccer programs in Vancouver, Victoria, Comox, Kelowna, Montreal, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton,...My Profile

Katie De Rosa

City: Victoria Province: British Columbia It started with a New Year's resolution. The calendar had just turned to January 2011 and I wanted to set a tangible goal for the year. I wanted to do...My Profile

9 Lives Adventures

Province: British Columbia This venture originally started in British Columbia as an awareness project documenting the obstacles and barriers that persons with accessibility challenges face,...My Profile


Fit4Defense is a national program that increases youth empowerment through self-defense, assertiveness training and the development of life skills. As you probably know, bullying and violence are...My Profile

Finding Life

FindingLife is a not for profit organization that combines adventure, education, technology, film and charitable initiatives to inspire others to FIND their most meaningful LIFE and spark positive...My Profile

Russ Sheppard

City: Kugluktuk Province: Nunavut Russ Sheppard graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Education in 1998. From there, he moved to the remote Nunavut community of Kugluktuk...My Profile

Mary Spencer

Mary Spencer was born in Wiarton, Ontario - a small town just outside of her family's First Nation in Cape Croker. When Mary was 6 years old she moved to Windsor, Ontario where she became active in...My Profile