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Academy of Achievement Peter Legge


President & CEO, Canada Wide Magazines & Communications Ltd.
2006 SMEI Ambassador of Free Enterprise
Inducted 2006

Peter Legge is an inspiration to anyone who meets him! He lives his life dream as an internationally acclaimed professional speaker, a best selling author, and as president and CEO of the largest, independently owned magazine publishing company in Western Canada – Canada Wide Magazines & Communications Ltd. He is a community leader tirelessly devoting his time to many worthwhile organizations. Peter is a Past Chair of the Vancouver Board of Trade. His presentations are based on his everyday experiences as a community leader, husband, father and CEO. His eight books have motivated thousands of people towards positive change. Toastmasters International voted Peter “Golden Gavel Award Winner” and “Top Speaker in North America” and both the National Speakers Association and the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers have inducted him into the Speakers Hall of Fame. Peter is also a member of the prestigious Speakers Roundtable, an invitation-only society comprising 20 of North American’s top professional speakers. Simon Fraser University recently honored Peter with an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree. In 2005, Peter was presented with The Nido Qubein Philanthropist of the Year Award in Atlanta, Georgia.