In 2005, Stu was awarded the Canadian Leader of Distinction award recognizing him for his contributions to youth leadership in Canada.
In 1999 he was tagged as one of North America’s funniest young comedians. Stu also has been named one of the top 30 leadership trainers and facilitators in the world, a list that includes Stephen Covey, Robin Sharma and Tony Robbins.
Stu Saunders is the founder and owner of Youth Leadership Camps Canada (YLCC), a summer camp and 2 full service leadership training centres. Stu runs the largest multi day leadership conference in Canada, the Ontario Student Leadership Conference (OSLC).
Stu has been known for his ability to inspire and connect with the youth and he strives to provoke positive change. He exudes courage and strength with his persona and somehow targets the true inner self within all those that he interacts with.
Stu is the proud father of three wonderful children.