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Friday, February 21 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Keynote - Overcoming Personal Trauma to Influence Positive Change Limited Spots

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Ex-NHL star, Sheldon Kennedy, is best known for his courageous decision to charge his Junior Hockey Coach with sexual assault. After overcoming personal demons and drug and alcohol addictions, Sheldon has emerged as one of North America’s most recognized and passionate child advocates. He has devoted his life to “culture change” around the issue of child abuse having;
  • Certified over 800,000 Canadians on the prevention of abuse, bullying and harassment through his company, Respect Group
  • Created broad awareness through his book “Why I Didn’t Say Anything”
  • Influenced the change of several Federal Laws
  • Championed the creation of the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre
Sheldon speaks from the heart on this sensitive social issue. Those who attend his sessions come away with a greater understanding of child abuse and are inspired by Sheldon’s commitment to converting personal tragedy into positive change.

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Sheldon Kennedy

Former NHL Player | Author of  Why I Didn't Say Anything                            Sheldon Kennedy skated for three teams in his eight-year NHL career, but he is likely best known for his courageous decision to charge his Major Junior Hockey League coach with sexual... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 9:00am - 10:30am
Rutland Secondary School - Gym

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