Joan Kelley Weisshaar Walker
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A former model and an avid fashionista, Joan is a seasoned professional in the beauty and fashion world. With an outstanding eye for good design and a creative flair Joan is delighted to be the principal investor in Cascata Blu.

In addition to Cascata Blu, Joan is the founding partner in Hero Media and has written, produced,directed and styled countless commercials and videos. Joan is also the host for the Red Carpet Diary at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival, as well as an international spokeswoman for World Vision. Joan has traveled the world extensively to bring support and awareness to these issues she holds close to her heart.

Her foray into the “Bikini Business” is an exciting new direction for Joan and a wonderful creative outlet for her unique style having being inspired by her extensive travels, love of beaches, bikinis and beach wear. Joan brings passion to her latest venture for Cascata Blu strategic planning and concepts.

Watch for Joan Kelley Weisshaar Walker’s contribution to the book Making it in Heels 3, which is being released February 11 by Burman Books in Toronto.

Joan Kelley Weisshaar Walker also recently received the high honour of the Queens Jubilee Medal for her humanitarian work with World Vision.

Entries by Joan Kelley Weisshaar Walker

How I Remember Rwanda

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 5:16 PM

Ten years ago at the 10th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide I went to Rwanda with World Vision. I knew it would be a difficult trip, but I had no idea the impact that trip would have on me going forward. Now, as we near the 20th anniversary of the...

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The Power of Kids

(0) Comments | Posted October 11, 2013 | 2:18 PM

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Joan Kelley Walker with Todd Bender, founder of City Kidz in Hamilton

Growing up in small town Saskatchewan, I never really knew what bullying was. Our town was made up of around 200 people. I went to school with 36 kids and that...

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How We Can Take Action Against Child Labour

(0) Comments | Posted June 27, 2013 | 5:43 PM

It's been some time now since the factory collapse in Bangladesh, a devastating and needless tragedy for countless people. The only good thing to come of it is that more people around the world have started to realize the price of cheap goods. This disaster that killed more...

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Creating Triumph in a Tragic World

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2013 | 2:15 PM

It is a sobering realization that not a day passes when we are not assaulted with tragic events that happen in the world. Some are natural and cannot be avoided, like earthquakes or floods. Others are the aftermath of decisions made by people who seem to think differently from the...

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Checkout Aisle Mama Drama

(0) Comments | Posted March 1, 2013 | 10:51 AM

The other day, I observed a mother obviously frazzled in a line at a store. Her three young kids were demanding of her attention and her hands were full, including the smartphone ringing in her hand. She was aggressive and abrupt to the sales person and her children. She appeared...

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A Humanitarian in High Heels

(2) Comments | Posted February 10, 2013 | 7:33 AM

Ladies, I want to talk to you about your feet. Where they take you, and how the journeys you encounter all come down to how you got there.

I have the privilege of authoring a chapter of the latest book in the series Making it in Heels. I write about...

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