GETCA 2020 has ended
To help us make next year’s convention better than ever, we’d appreciate it if you could take some time to provide us with some feedback. (You could be entered to win some prizes if you do!)
  • Session Feedback is no longer available.
  • To complete the Post-Convention Event Survey, please click HERE.

Friday, February 28 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Telling Canada’s Story

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

Feedback form is now closed.
As a documentary filmmaker, Mike Downie has had the chance to hear many awesome, inspiring, and unique stories from his fellow Canadians. However, Canadians are a funny lot — they don’t like to boast, don’t like to toot their own horn. Sorry, but we need to drop that kind of modesty and for good reason — the world really needs our stories right now. Countries all over the world are falling prey to the politics of fear and ignorance but that trend hasn’t taken root here. Today, our national story is one of prosperity, diversity, and tolerance as a young, multicultural generation pushes our country to new heights.

avatar for Mike Downie

Mike Downie

Mike Downie is a multi-award-winning documentary filmmaker and the co-founder of the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund. A celebrated and inspirational storyteller, Downie takes his audiences on a ride that explores how our stories define us, remind us of our past, and shape our future... Read More →