For more than 40 years, Peter Legge has embodied the gutsy spirit of the entrepreneur. A savvy businessman with an uncanny ability to identify opportunities, Peter successfully developed what began as a small-circulation television listings magazine called TV Week into the foundation for a top Canadian enterprise.

Professional Speaker

Chairman/CEO - CWM

Community Leader

To be a winner in life and in business you must act like a winner, and what better way to do that than to emulate the habits of highly successful people.

June 5 - Douglas College awards highest honour to Peter Legge

Douglas College awards highest honour to Peter Legge

Douglas College will award business and community leader Peter Legge with the college's highest distinction today - Honorary Fellowship.

Latest Publications

The 3 Things You’ll Need to Make Your Mark in Life

“Take from it what you can, and most importantly keep an open mind.”
— Earl Nightingale

Forty years ago, before he was an internationally renowned businessman and speaker, Peter Legge started his company, Canada Wide Media, in a tiny office, with one magazine, one desk and two employees. Today, Canada Wide produces over 25 magazines, newsletters, and websites, in addition to hosting a number of high-profile annual business events (and of course, there are a lot more desks and people to fill them these days). How did Peter and his team manage to purchase a failing TV listings magazine and build it into a publishing empire?

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Previous Publications

Peter Legge 365 Days of Insights

The Power of a Dream

Dreams come in all shapes and sizes.

Some of us quietly dream of one day giving up our jobs to pursue a passion we’ve long kept hidden. Others dream on a grand scale about all the ways they could change the world, if only they had the chance.

-Peter Legge


Recent Public Speaking Addresses

EVENT|Certified General Accountants Alberta
“Kicked off day four of the CGA Alberta’s 2012 conference with my keynote: 27 Success Habits: Winning Ways to Developing Million-Dollar Habits for Success. A great group of professionals and a very well organized conference.”

“Fabulous speaker, Peter is very passionate about life and presents himself very well. Definitely the highlight of my day - week - month! Would love to see him speak again.
Powerful speaker. The best speaker I have ever heard.”

Comment from one of the delegates

“Words fail me. I found him truly inspiring and hope to imbibe some of the habits that he mentioned. He truly deserves the standing ovation he got.”

Comment from one of the delegates

“What can we say, Peter could of did the whole conference and we would of loved it. He was definitely the highlight of this year conference. Would love to see more of him...well done a standing ovation says it all. Thank you for asking him to speak you inspired us all that day.”

Comment from one of the delegates

“I cannot rate this speaker highly enough. His speech was perhaps the most excellent one I've ever attended, and he made very clear his points and his content. An absolute pleasure to attend, and I've been telling everyone to see him if they get a chance.”

Comment from one of the delegates

“What a great motivational speaker! I will definitely be following up with his recommended book purchases.”

Comment from one of the delegates

Event|Western Financial Group - Keynote Speaker
A terrific group of financial managers from across Canada who gathered for a three day leadership conference at the River Rock Hotel. My 45 minute presentation on leadership success turned out to be the perfect fit for this receptive group.

"It was an amazing experience to work with Peter Legge. His address fit perfectly for our Leadership theme of the conference and when he talked about his own life, he connected to me and all of the managers who attended. His address was a perfect addition to the conference."

Tia Maxted - Event Specialist, Corporate Communications, Western Financial Group

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