Melanie Moore

CAN Fund Board of Directors
-Worked in the Toronto Financial industry for over 25 years
-Scotia Capital, Toronto Stock Exchange and currently with CanDeal
-Active involvement in numerous charities including: Canadian Athletes Now Fund, United Way, Frontier College, Women in Capital Markets, Weekend to End Women’s Cancers, Merit Award and Canadian Blood Services.

Think of someone who has impacted your life. Share 3 words on who they are to you.
Isabel (my daughter) – Adventurous, Sweet, Unconditionally Accepting

Share 3 words to describe what CAN Fund is to you.
Motivating, Awe-Inspiring, Action Central

What is your favourite quote?
“The greatest glory in living lies is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” ~ Nelson Mandela

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view … until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” ~ Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Share 2-3 things you are grateful for.
-Witnessing inspiring examples of both spectacular achievements as well as the exhibition of immense grace under adverse circumstances.
-A beautiful life full of treasured family members and friends.
-The possibility of opportunity.

What is the best advice you ever received?
Be strong and always ensure to provide for yourself.

What is the biggest lesson you have learned to get to where you are today?
Discovering that love and forgiveness are both extremely powerful and provide a solid emotional base for every decision no matter how big or small.

Why are you proud to be Canadian?
Being able to pursue multiple avenues and directions without limitation that would not be at all possible in other parts of the world.