We Day Toronto & Vancouver Lineups Announced!

From Free The Children:

Today at Free The Children we were thrilled to announce the speakers and performers for We Day Toronto and We Day Vancouver, and we’re so excited to share the line-ups with you! This year’s group of Nobel Laureates, world-renowned social activists, and Academy, Grammy and Juno Award winners will join more than 40,000 student leaders to celebrate social change in Toronto on September 28th, and in Vancouver on October 18th. (If you’re waiting for the line-ups for Alberta, Manitoba, Waterloo Region, or Montreal, hang tight – they’ll be announcing them in the coming weeks!)

Along with international activists and founders of Free The Children, Craig and Marc Kielburger, the line-ups include:

Toronto – September 28th
A performance by ONE DROP, a Cirque du Soleil Founder’s initiative
The Honourable Roméo A. Dallaire – Lieutenant-General and author
Shawn Desman – Platinum selling, Juno Award-winning, Canadian pop icon and producer
Nelly Furtado – Grammy and Juno Award winner
Al Gore – Former U.S. Vice President and Nobel Laureate
Hedley – Multi-platinum, Juno and MMVA Award-winning recording artists
Jennifer Hudson – Academy and Grammy Award winner
Martin Sheen – Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award-winning actor and activist
Tyler Shaw – 2012 Coca Cola COVERS MuchMusic Video Award winner
Justin Trudeau – Canadian politician and activist
The Tenors (formerly The Canadian Tenors) – Canadian multi-platinum vocal group
Spencer West – Me to We motivational speaker and Free The Children ambassador
Look out for a special surprise guest at the show!

Vancouver – October 18th
Dr. Holly Branson – Free The Children ambassador and daughter of Sir Richard Branson
A performance by ONE DROP, a Cirque du Soleil Founder’s initiative
Premier Christy Clark – Premier of British Columbia
Shawn Desman – Platinum selling, Juno Award winner, Canadian pop icon and producer
My name is Kay – Canadian singer and songwriter
Magic Johnson – Basketball Hall of Fame legend
Demi Lovato – Singer-songwriter and X Factor judge
OneRepublic – Platinum selling, Grammy nominated, American pop/rock band
Tyler Shaw – 2012 Coca Cola COVERS MuchMusic Video Award winner
Archbishop Desmond Tutu – Nobel Peace Laureate
Spencer West – Me to We motivational speaker and Free The Children ambassador
Look out for a special surprise guest at the show!

Check out more details about these amazing speakers and performers and all the We Day details at www.weday.com

Can’t make it to We Day but still want to be part of the day?
Both events will be streamed live online at www.muchmusic.com/weday allowing people from all over the world to tune in. You’ll also be able to watch the MuchMusic broadcast special premiering on Sunday, November 11 at 7 p.m. ET on MuchMusic and Saturday, November 24 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV.