President, Trans Canada Trail Eleanor McMahon has over 35 years’ experience within the private, public and non-profit sectors. She spent the early years of her career working on Parliament Hill, including as press secretary to the Rt. HonourableJean Chrétien. Later, she brought her consensus-building know-how to a variety of other roles, including Director of Public Affairs at the Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women, Vice-President at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Vice-President at United Way Ottawa. [Read More…]
Founder and CEO, Peace By Chocolate Among his many accomplishments, he is the recipient of an EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2021 Atlantic award, was named one of the Top 25 Immigrants in the Maritimes, was selected by Google as a National Hero Case, was awarded RBC’s Top Immigrant Award and Entrepreneur of the Year in 2020, andwas awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal. Passionate about peace and entrepreneurship, Tareqand his family focus on job creation, utilizing a network of local community members and refugees from across Nova Scotia and Canada to help support the local economy.