Steven Page spent over two decades with The Barenaked Ladies, writing and co-writing hit songs such as “The Old Apartment,” “If I Had $1000000,” and “Brian Wilson,” among dozens of others. Along the way, the band earned accolades from all over the world, sold millions of albums, received two Billboard Awards, and six Juno Awards. In 2018, the band, along with Page, were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the JUNO Awards Hall of Fame.
In 2011, while serving as a guest host on CBC’s “The Current,” Page acknowledged his own struggles with depression and other forms of mental illness. Steven Page speaks passionately on a twofold approach to promoting mental health as a society: increasing awareness and decreasing stigma. An intelligent, honest and witty speaker, Page also performs during his presentation, treating the audience to songs he has written throughout his career that speak to the topic.
Presented By: The Giving Company – Social Impact Series – Mental Health