A TEAM MOBILIZED FOR YOUR SUCCESS

The CANU team consists of professionals with complimentary profiles : athletic (olympic, paralympic & professionnal), strategic planning & consulting and military.
CANU members’ journeys might seem to diverge. On the contrary, each members’ experience reinforces the capacity of the team to grasp the organizational complexity in order to tailor a program that is perfectly suited to your reality. This multidisciplinary approach sets us apart from the rest.
This diversity is leveraged by CANU to address different contexts with confidence : change management, coaching, conferences, facilitation, video, team building, project management and agility.

We win if and only if you win because we are in the same boat!

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Business Development & Customer Experience

Karell Emard brings a rich 26-year team performance background as a hockey player and coach. Brilliant, inclusive and responsive to the needs of her team members, she stands out with her leadership and innovative ideas.

A member of Canada’s national hockey programs, a university player in the United States and now a professional player with Les Canadiennes de Montréal, she uses her interpersonal skills to build partnerships based on trust and mutual aid. She is passionate about the development of the human being.


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Video team

Junco is a video production company that has worked closely with CANU for more than 5 years. Junco proposes to its clients the services of a communication & marketing agency. This capacity allows Junco to navigate with ease both in the making of a communication strategy and in its implementation.


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PROGRAM MANAGER

My name is Cassandra Poudrier and I leverage my 21-year career as a hockey player – 14 of which spent as captain or assistant – to generate conversations about performance, well-being and the importance of owning our leadership in order to create a better world around us.


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STRATEGIST

My name is Claude Dionne and since 1995 I coach managers of companies and organizations of all sizes in handling the challenges they are faced with when they need to make decisions. I see my mission as follows: assist the client in finding the best way to move forward, focus available strengths on the best targets and take the appropriate action as cohesively as possible.


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Keynote speaker & trainer

Chris is a former Royal 22e Régiment (a.k.a. the Vandoos) officer who suffered very serious injuries during a combat operation in Afghanistan in 2009. Two years later, spent in rehab, he went on becoming Canada’s fastest para kayaker (2012-2015). Chris’s playground with CANU is centred on simple but tough to grasp subjects : leadership, courage and resilience.

It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.
– Vince Lombardi


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With Lucie Leduc‘s professional support, you benefit not only from the qualities of a professional coach, but also from the insight of an experienced manager. Always warm and caring, she knows how to decipher the real needs of her clients and helps them surmount even the most difficult challenges.


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Marie-Claude Collette is a practicing executive coach since 2003, Marie-Claude has helped executive leaders and their teams evolve and better themselves professionally in various federal government institutions, all the while occupying leadership functions herself. Once a senior executive in the federal public service, she has more than 25 years of relevant business experience.


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Jo-Annie competed in the 2012 London Olympic games. Her teammates on the synchronized swimming team thought of her as an old soul and a positive leader. In the face of uncertainty and in times of stress, she was known as “The Rock”; she was always able to find the energy and the right words to mobilize her team.


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RESPONSIBLE FOR ORGANIZATIONAL GLIDE AND GUARDIAN OF ALIGNMENT

My name is Geneviève Vallières and I love to meet new people. I rally people together, I create bonds, and I believe mutual support is a value of utmost importance. Challenges bring out the best in me. I am curious by nature and am always looking to learn, that’s why nothing feels quite so fulfilling as travelling. I need to be in the heart of the action!


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Videographer

My name is Guillaume Solar-Pelletier and I am someone who lives to discover. Discover about myself and the world around me. I love learning from others, I love when they learn more about themselves while in my company. See and feel, in not so many words, that’s what I do. I film, I capture, and I give people the opportunity to see themselves the way I like to be seen. Even if it’s not always pleasant, it’s always constructive. I’m a videographer.


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President, coach and speaker

My name is Maxime Boilard and I grew up in Lac-Beauport, a suburb of Quebec City. At 10 years of age I became a member of the Club Canoe-kayak. Their organization has consistently sent athletes to the Olympic Games starting as far back as Mexico in 1968. On my first attempt I fell into the water, and in love with the sport. Wow! What a challenge! I grew up in a high-performance environment.


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