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“The time of the Elves is over…who will you look to when we’ve gone? The Dwarves? They hide in their mountains seeking riches — they...
  • The almost-euphemistic term "human trafficking" is nothing more than modern slavery; we need social change now
August 23rd was the day that UNESCO designated the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, in their words they...
  • A simple visit to the ATM made me think about inequality and social change
So I dropped my son Spencer off at a laser tag birthday party recently. I was a little annoyed that I couldn’t stay and play....
  • Milton Friedman's economics - is that really what we should adhere to? Speaker David Peck takes on economic change.
July 31st marks the 102nd anniversary of Milton Friedman’s birthday and I’m wondering if we really still believe that the social responsibility of business is solely...
  • How honest are attacks ads in politics? We need to make social change happen already.
So according to a recent advert I found stuck in my front door, one political move has made Justin Trudeau a “tax and spend liberal.”...
  • Yoga might not have much to do directly with speaking engagements, but it's definitely helped my state of mind.
“Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates...
  • My dad in the cockpit; his last years were so difficult for both him and us
My Dad died almost 5 months ago. Below is a version of what I said at his memorial service. The three photos are a few...
  • Human trafficking - human lives put on sale just as readily as any barcoded merchandise - is scarily present in today's society
On the 20th of February the Oakville Beaver published an article about cracking down on human trafficking. This is good news. Without a doubt. As...
  • As I speaker, I love opportunities to hear refreshing viewpoints from up-and-coming politicians like Max Khan
I met Max Khan recently at a local Starbucks and we enjoyed an overpriced coffee and hyper-caloried muffin together. We talked social change, politics and...
  • David Peck writes about the loss of his father, and the impact it has on his relationship with his son
My Dad always wanted to travel through the Panama Canal. We were close to going together at one point, but his Parkinson’s disease had the...