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Keynote Speaker 

Cancer Comedian

Do you want to laugh while you learn at your next conference? Robert Hawke is a speaker, comedian and cancer survivor. He uses his 20 years of comedic experience—and the lessons he learned in his battle with cancer—to uplift and entertain audiences worldwide.

Today Rob is available for Virtual Keynote programs tailored to your audience needs.

Listen to Rob’s song dedicated to frontline health care heroes

Help your team de-stress and build resilience with Rob’s latest virtual keynote

Virtual Keynote: Feel Good First

Groups Love Rob Hawke

"Entertaining, enlightening and inspiring. Bravo!”
Robert Fletcher, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
“We got incredibly positive feedback from our staff. We found The Wellness Solution: Help Yourself Help The World to be incredibly useful.”
Canadian Mental Health Association
"Rob is funny, dynamic and knows how to light up a room. His talks for medical professionals, students and patients are a must see. Kudos!"
Dante Morra Chief of Staff, Trillium Health Centre
"I witnessed Rob’s courage and commitment to make a difference in the lives of others through his being and talents as an artist. He continues to be so important for those of us who work in hospital environments."
Gail J. Mitchell, RN; PhD,Professor, School of Nursing, UHN Nursing Academy
"Robert Hawke is a gifted speaker who knows how to engage an audience, shake participants out of their comfort zones and lift the energy of any event. Not only does he provide memorable, informative content, but he has audiences laughing, standing, and participating at an unprecedented level."
Karine Chalifour Program Director, Young Adult Cancer Canada
"Rob I can’t begin to tell you how moving, how generous and how heart-stopping you were tonight - The magic maker was you! Thank you just doesn't say it enough – but thank you thank you thank you comes from the bottom of my heart. "
Veronica Tennant Premier Ballerina- Film Producer

Robert Hawke is a speaker, comedian and cancer survivor.

Rob uses his 20 years of comedic experience and the lessons he learned in his battle with cancer to uplift and entertain audiences across the country. His keynotes You Got This! Going From Burned Out to Turned On and Connecting With Patients: The Final Frontier inspire professionals to find inspiration, meaning and depth in their work.

Robert has created content for The Ontario Hospital Association, The University of Toronto Medical School and The Canadian Mental Health Association to name a few.

Rob’s storytelling and comedic skills were honed while working for The Second City Comedy Troupe in Toronto and internationally. He has shared in a Canadian Comedy Award and Gemini Award Nomination for Best Writing In A Comedy Series.

He wrote the books Kicking Cancer’s Ass: A Lighthearted Guide To The Fight Of Your Life and Doing Happiness: Uncovering The Hidden Benefits Of Feeling Good. He lives in Ontario with his terrific wife and ridiculously small dog.

Author of Two Books

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