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David is a Canadian magician, who is active in the academic, entertainment, and international development sectors.  
 
David is a Canadian magician, who is active in the academic, entertainment, and international development sectors.  
  
He had achieved an MA in Philosophy from the University of Guelph in 2004; in addition, the graduate thesis which led to this degree has recently been published. He also completed post graduate work in International Development at the IPMP program at Humber College. He currently lectures at Redeemer University in Hamilton, Ontario and Humber College in Toronto, Ontario, and serves on the "Mentorship Committee" at Toronto's [[York University]]. David is also established in the entertainment sector, most notably as co-producer of the 2006 children's educational TV show [Spellz].  
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He had achieved an MA in Philosophy from the University of Guelph in 2004; in addition, the graduate thesis which led to this degree has recently been published. He also completed post graduate work in International Development at the IPMP program at Humber College. He currently lectures at Redeemer University in Hamilton, Ontario and Humber College in Toronto, Ontario, and serves on the "Mentorship Committee" at Toronto's York University. David was also a co-producer with [http://www.gapcentertainment.com/in_distribution/002.htm GAPC Entertainment] of the 2006 children's educational TV show [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spellz Spellz], broadcast on TVO Kids.
  
David is also contributing to the international development community. David has spoken on numerous occasions in collaboration with organizations such as [[UNICEF]] and the Stephen Lewis Foundation, and has provided consulting services for health and literacy projects in Cambodia and Mongolia, respectively. He is  currently manages "[[SoChange]]", a social enterprise which works alongside members of the non-governmental community in areas such as fundraising, advocacy, and donor relations. In addition to working to raise the capacity of organizations such as Make Poverty History and Asian Outreach, [[SoChange]] has spearheaded events such as "Why Everything Must Change", which brought together prominent social justice advocates in a conference setting, and the [[Mosquitoes Suck Tour]], which collaborates with [[UNICEF]] and the Canadian initiative "[[Spread the Net]]" to raise funds and awareness for malaria alleviation efforts in Africa.
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David is also contributing to the international development community. David has spoken on numerous occasions in collaboration with organizations such as [http://www.unicef.org/ UNICEF] and the [http://www.stephenlewisfoundation.org/ Stephen Lewis Foundation], and has provided consulting services for health and literacy projects in Cambodia and Mongolia, respectively. He is  currently manages "[http://www.sochange.ca/ SoChange]", a social enterprise which works alongside members of the non-governmental community in areas such as fundraising, advocacy, and donor relations. In addition to working to raise the capacity of organizations such as Make Poverty History and Asian Outreach, [http://www.sochange.ca/ SoChange] has spearheaded events such as "Why Everything Must Change", which brought together prominent social justice advocates in a conference setting, and the [http://dontbiteme.ca/Mosquitoes Suck Tour], which collaborates with [http://www.unicef.org/ UNICEF] and the Canadian initiative "[[Spread the Net]]" to raise funds and awareness for malaria alleviation efforts in Africa.
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==References==
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[http://ww3.tvo.org/video/165372/david-peck-illusion David Peck on Illusion on TVO]
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[http://www.gapcentertainment.com/in_distribution/002.htm GAPC Entertainment]
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[http://www.sochange.ca/ SoChange]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spellz Spellz]
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[http://www.stephenlewisfoundation.org/ Stephen Lewis Foundation]
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[http://dontbiteme.ca/Mosquitoes Suck Tour]

Revision as of 18:42, 26 July 2013

David is a Canadian magician, who is active in the academic, entertainment, and international development sectors.

He had achieved an MA in Philosophy from the University of Guelph in 2004; in addition, the graduate thesis which led to this degree has recently been published. He also completed post graduate work in International Development at the IPMP program at Humber College. He currently lectures at Redeemer University in Hamilton, Ontario and Humber College in Toronto, Ontario, and serves on the "Mentorship Committee" at Toronto's York University. David was also a co-producer with GAPC Entertainment of the 2006 children's educational TV show Spellz, broadcast on TVO Kids.

David is also contributing to the international development community. David has spoken on numerous occasions in collaboration with organizations such as UNICEF and the Stephen Lewis Foundation, and has provided consulting services for health and literacy projects in Cambodia and Mongolia, respectively. He is currently manages "SoChange", a social enterprise which works alongside members of the non-governmental community in areas such as fundraising, advocacy, and donor relations. In addition to working to raise the capacity of organizations such as Make Poverty History and Asian Outreach, SoChange has spearheaded events such as "Why Everything Must Change", which brought together prominent social justice advocates in a conference setting, and the Suck Tour, which collaborates with UNICEF and the Canadian initiative "Spread the Net" to raise funds and awareness for malaria alleviation efforts in Africa.


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David Peck on Illusion on TVO GAPC Entertainment SoChange Spellz Stephen Lewis Foundation Suck Tour