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With a huge afro, Adrienne Fish has been making her mark on the Canadian comedy scene. Based out of Toronto, she has five nationally aired TV tapings, including her most recent taping at Just For Laughs airing on Comedy Central and CraveTV. She's appeared numerous times on CBC's comedy show The Debaters, she tours across Canada headlining for Yuk Yuks, and was nominated for two Canadian Comedy Awards.  She's loud, she's playful and she's watching you right now....



Norm Murray lives in Peel Region and is an experienced, and adaptable, National Television and Radio Host, having ad-libbed around a script and a call-to-action sales format for 22 years on-air in the world of Direct Response Television, The Shopping Channel. He has conducted hundreds of interviews ranging from celebrities, legendary product inventors and fitness experts, to people who are nervous about being on live television for the first time. As such, he has also appeared on CTV's Canada AM, CTV Regina Morning Live, Citytv's Breakfast Television in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg multiple times, in-person and via satellite. As for radio, Norm has worked full-time at AM640 Toronto, HTZ-FM St. Catharines and several other stations across Ontario. He is currently the "Telephone On-Hold Voice" for American Express Card and a variety of companies across North America. Communication is his passion. 

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Jake Dheer is Senior Manager with OMNI Television at Rogers Media Inc. He has been honoured with numerous awards and recognition in the broadcast industry and for his 35+ years of volunteer community engagement and humanitarian work. He was recently recognised by The Senate of Canada with The Senate Sesquicentennial Medal for outstanding service to Canada. He was also listed in this year’s Transformation Canada’s coffee-table book as one of 150 Extraordinary Canadians as visionaries who inspire the next generation. In 2013, Mississauga News named Jake as one of Mississauga’s Top 30 Most Influential people in the region. Jake is married to Geeta and they have two children, Sonia and Arjun. He is a staunch vegetarian.



Lisa MacLaggan is Director of the Toronto Area for Arthur Murray Franchised Danced Studios owing and operating some of the most successful schools in the Country. She is a former American Smooth competitor and a certified examiner for Arthur Murray Dance Studios. She is also co-organizer of the CanAm Dancesport Gala, one of the most prestigious Ballroom Dance competitions in Canada.



Cliff Silveira is Managing Partner and Director of Operations, of the family owned and operated, Mississauga Convention Centre. Having lived, worked and played in Mississauga for most of his life, Cliff has developed a strong connection and commitment to Peel Region. In 2001, Cliff founded the Mississauga Convention Centre Foundation and chaired the Kathy A. Drury Rainbow Ball from 2002 to 2012. Cliff furthered his commitment to the city with his involvement in various charitable organizations. Cliff is currently serving as President of Peel Children’s Aid Foundation, and is excited about the work that the Foundation does, supporting children, youth and their families in Peel. Above all, Cliff is an enthusiastically proud father of three beautiful children, Zoe, Chase, and Lincoln; and loving husband to Lisa Silveira. Cliff believes that a strong family core is supported by a healthy and prosperous community. Such as the African Proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child,” Cliff believes it takes a united community for a child to prosper.

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